Tecline Donut 22 SE DIR Steel Backplate/Wing BC Set
The Donut 22 Special Edition is made for hardcore twinset technical divers who dive stage/deco bottles. Tecline listened to the wants of experienced divers and improved on the design of a classic.
The circular donut shape is a tried and tested design that allows for easy operation in any position because of the free and obstructed movement of gas. It boasts a lift capacity of 22kg / 50lbs providing ample positive buoyancy on surface, even when used with additional cylinders.
The Donut 22 SE has a narrow top channel which gives free access to valves and prevents stress on regulator hoses, extending their life. A special tapering is sewn on the outline of the wing, shaping it to hug the cylinders and an increase lift capacity without increasing its profile. The wide bottom of the wing takes advantage of the additional capacity to provide a higher on the surface, ensuring comfort and safety even while in choppy waters. It also helps to lift the hips of the diver while in a horizontal trim position, making it easier to maintain that position without much effort.
Built with special Heavy Duty 1000-denier Ballistic Nylon, the outer shell is extremely durable and resistant to snags and tears. The marine grade YKK zip reveals an interior bladder made of Nylon 840, which has a high resistance to aging, punctures and cracking.
A centrally located 40cm corrugated inflator hose is placed exactly between the cylinders, allowing release of gas from the corrugated hose without having to strongly tilt either side, and also does not get in the way of the cylinder valves. The OPV dump valve is situated at an optimal position for the release of gas when diver is horizontal or even upside down. 2 pairs of mounting holes on the wing allows for higher or lower placement against the backplate to suit your preference and tank neck valves.
The DIR harness, comprising of a single continuous webbing is threaded through the backplate, making the ultimate reliable solution, with minimal failure points. This is especially important during your travels which may take you to remote locations where a broken part may cost the dive of a lifetime.
Paired with a Stainless Steel Backplate, the Donut 22 SE is perfect for technical divers who perform demanding dives in drysuits.
The Donut 22 SE is available in black, red or blue colours. Custom colours and logo embroidery are also available. Drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on customising your perfect wing.
The Donut 22 SE Backplate and Wing BC set comes with:
1 x Tecline Donut 22 Special Edition Wing
1 x Proflex 55cm Low Pressure Inflator Hose, Black
1 x Tecline 3mm Stainless Steel Backplate
1 x Tecline DIR Harness
Tecline's wings are fully compatible with backplates from other manufacturers, so long as there are mounting holes on the backplate 28cm / 11-inch apart (center to center of grommet hole). The Donut 22 SE Backplate and Wing BC set is designed to be dived with a twin cylinder setup only.