the meaning of the 4th entry in the list of weights

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Fri Oct 19 10:51:53 PDT 2012

Henrik Brautaset Aronsen <henrik at> writes:

> Den 19.10.12 04:43, skrev Dirk Hohndel:
>> While I was right about the correct solution, I decided to punt and
>> switch this to "backplate weight" instead. It's the lazy way out - and
>> it is the term I found most frequently on scuba sites.
>> So there is a new term to translate. Sorry, guys.
> Just to complicate things further:
> We call the weight on the backplate "P-weight".  Also, we call the 
> weight inbetween the twins "V-weight" or "tailweight".  I believe those 
> are pretty common names, at least in Europe.  Maybe it's different in 
> the US?
> Anyway, it's not something I'll demand having in Subsurface :)

But you can. Simply type it in and Subsurface will update
accordingly. We just populate the drop down menu with a few default
entries for commonly used weight types.


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