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Old 09-16-2018, 06:11 AM   #1
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For the guys who own Shark Shields

How do you wear yours? I keep getting zapped by the damn thing - I have it on my left ankle, with the antenna base facing down and on the lateral aspect (outside) of my ankle.
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Old 09-16-2018, 06:59 AM   #2
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Have seen some divers drill a hole just inside the fin rib on the "blade". Then put a ty wrap loop thru the hole and around the fin rib. Then, run the whip thru it. This way the whip runs from the ankle thru the ty wrap loop. Along the outside of the fin rib and trails behind the fin.

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Old 09-16-2018, 07:50 AM   #3
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Have seen some divers drill a hole just inside the fin rib. Then put a ty wrap loop thru the hole and around the fin rib. Then, run the whip thru it. This way the whip runs from the ankle thru the ty wrap loop. Along the outside of the fin rib and trails behind the fin.
Would love to see a picture/video of that. Thanks!
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Old 09-16-2018, 10:02 AM   #4
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How do you wear yours? I keep getting zapped by the damn thing - I have it on my left ankle, with the antenna base facing down and on the lateral aspect (outside) of my ankle.
Eric that's because you keep doing tight circles watching the bull shark you admire so much, no worries though, when you see your first BIG tiger , you'll forget all about that SS, so will the tiger
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Old 09-16-2018, 11:11 AM   #5
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Eric that's because you keep doing tight circles watching the bull shark you admire so much, no worries though, when you see your first BIG tiger , you'll forget all about that SS, so will the tiger
LOL - at least I won't drop my Hammer gun like my brother did!
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Old 09-16-2018, 05:37 PM   #6
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That just means itís working, I like to think if itís shocking me itís shocking them as well. Makes me feel better anyway, lol.
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Old 09-16-2018, 05:41 PM   #7
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Whats your thoughts on sharkbanz?
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Old 09-16-2018, 05:42 PM   #8
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Whats your thoughts on sharkbanz?
I think they are snake oil
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Old 09-16-2018, 06:09 PM   #9
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I agree, snake oil, even the shark shield will only give you a moment or two if youíre hanging on to a thrashing fish. Best advice I have is to silence your fish quickly and be assertive if a shark takes a fancy to your catch. Also, staying close to your buddies will also give you an advantage, but I know that can be difficult when spearing in the gulf vis.
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Old 09-16-2018, 07:13 PM   #10
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I agree, snake oil, even the shark shield will only give you a moment or two if youíre hanging on to a thrashing fish. Best advice I have is to silence your fish quickly and be assertive if a shark takes a fancy to your catch. Also, staying close to your buddies will also give you an advantage, but I know that can be difficult when spearing in the gulf vis.
Yeah, I think the SS gives you momentary protection, but once a fish is thrashing after a spring-steel enema, all bets are off. And buddy diving is not de rigueur for spearfishing, at least the way WE do it.
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