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How to make a free-diving neck weight

Make a Free-Diving Neck Weight

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Cut the inner tube to a length that fits around your neck comfortably

Cut the inner tube to a length that fits around your neck comfortably

Put the nylon thru the plastic buckle and tie a not to hold it

Put the nylon thru the plastic buckle and tie a not to hold it

Burn the cut edge of the nylon so it gets sealed

Burn the cut edge of the nylon so it gets sealed

Put the buckle with the nylon inside the tube and leave a spare that you would use  to flip and fold back after you tie a cable wire between the knot and the buckle. Do not forget to cut the wire

Put the buckle with the nylon inside the tube and leave a spare that you would use to flip and fold back after you tie a cable wire between the knot and the buckle. Do not forget to cut the wire

Pour the lead shots to the tube through a funnel, you can use a card wrapped as a funnel.

Pour the lead shots to the tube through a funnel, you can use a card wrapped as a funnel.

Seal the other end in the same way as before. Your neck weight is done! You can also tape it, I will add another step here when I tapedy thicker neck weight already.

  • 1.0 Bicycle tire inner tube (used or new)
  • 10.0kg Lead shots (size 9)
  • 1.0 Plastic buckle
  • 2.0 Cable ties
  • 1/2m Nylon webbing