Recall for DUI Weight system

Potential release failure prompts manufacturer recall

Author: Pat
2nd February 2012
 

Dive gear manufacturer DUI is recalling two of its weight systems after identifying a potential fault.

The recall only affects DUI Weight & Trim Classic and DUI Weight & Trim II harness systems, purchased since July 2010 with grey handles.

Like most quick release systems, the DUI ones are designed around a cable lanyard locking system that should dump weights when pulled.

However, some of the units have the wrong length of cable, meaning they may not detach as designed.

DUI says no incidents have been reported but is advising anyone who owns one against taking these weight systems into the water.

Owners should e-mail CustomerService@DUI-Online.com to receive appropriate instructions.

It’s worth noting that weight systems shipped after April 20th this year with yellow handles or with grey handles AND a large silver stripe are not affected.

 
 
MORE News
Captain Don Walsh of bathyscaphe Trieste fame

Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration nominations open

Honours an individual for their outstanding, sustained, international contribution to marine exploration

Oceans S2 dive computer

Oceans S2 dive computer crowdfunding campaign launches

Up to five transmitters can communicate at a range of 15 metres apart

Picture of Elite Diving in the Red Sea

BSAC Egypt launches in Hurghada

The Red Sea offers a wealth of diving and training opportunities for British divers

Emperor Divers Covid Heroes

Emperor Divers launches ‘Covid Diver Heroes’ initiative

Nominate a hero for a free liveaboard trip

 
 
©2021 British Diver