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About Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag

Pocket Buoy: The Collapsible Buoy that Fits in a 10" x 10"x 2" (25 x 25 x 5 cm) Storage Bag!!

Traditional Foam Buoys are Sturdy-and-Durable, but also Cumbersome and not easily stowed for transport. Vinyl Inflatable Buoys offer convenient Portability, but are also Easily-Damaged, and have Poor-Visibility due to their low flag elevation.

The Pocket Buoy Merges the Benefits of Rigid-Construction and Collapsible Portability into a new patented design. The secret lies with the hinged internal frame, which provides a continuous torsion arm between the flag assembly and lower counterweight. This allows the flag elevation to be more than twice as high as other inflatable buoys, providing substantially improved visibility.

The Pocket Buoy's Exterior Shell is constructed from Salt and Sun Resistant Marine Grade Nylon for Long-Life and Durability. The Disposable Interior 17" (43.2 cm) Latex Bladders are Easily-Replaced with the SKU: AQUPBRB or any same size Latex Party Balloon. Flag and Pole have an Overall-Length of 69" (175.3 cm) and a Buoy width of 12" (30.5 cm) when assembled. The Easy-to-See from a distance 16.5" x 15.5" (42 cm x 39 cm) Sewn-Nylon Dive Flag (International Alpha Flag available, see SKU: AQUPBAF), Buoy uses Standard Block Weight Belt Lead (not included) as a Counterweight, so it Packs up Light for Travel.

When Traveling or Stowing your Buoy the matching PVC Mesh Carry Case with Woven Cloth Patch promotes Rapped Drying and convenience. Flag and Buoy Pole is a Collapsible Durable Fiberglass Pole with Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel and Brass Fittings for Increased Durability and Long Life. Available for the Buoy, is an Optional Clip-On Counterweight Pouch (see SKU: AQUPBWP), allowing you to Insert any Heavy-Object for use as a Counterweight.

The Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag is commonly used for All Diving Applications, Recreation, Warm Water and more. The Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Advanced among others. The Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag: Easy To Use, Functional, Improves Diving Experience, Lightweight, Solid Construction.

Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag Features

  • Collapsible Buoy that Fits in a 10" x 10"x 2" (25 x 25 x 5 cm) Storage Bag!!
  • Compact Easy to Stow Buoy Design
  • Convenient Portability
  • Pocket Buoy's Exterior Shell: Salt and Sun Resistant Marine Grade Nylon
  • Disposable Interior 17" (43.2 cm) Latex Bladders, Easily-Replaced with SKU: AQUPBRB or Similar Latex Party Balloon
  • Flag and Pole have an Overall-Length of 69" (175.3 cm)
  • Buoy Width: 12" (30.5 cm)
  • 16.5" x 15.5" (42 cm x 39 cm) Sewn-Nylon Dive Flag (International Alpha Flag See SKU: AQUPBAF)
  • Collapsible Durable Fiberglass Pole with Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel and Brass Fittings
  • Buoy Uses Standard Block Weight Belt Lead (not included) as Counterweight
  • Packs up Light for Travel: Weight 16 oz (0.45 kg)
  • Optional Clip-On Counterweight Pouch (see SKU: AQUPBWP)
  • Carry Case: PVC Mesh Promotes Rapped Drying and Convenience

Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag Specifications

Materials
Buoy Cover: Marine Grade Nylon, Bouy Bladder: Latex, Flag Pole: Fiberglass, Stainless Steel And Brass Fittings, Flag: Nylon, Carry Case: Pvc Mesh
Dimensions
Case Dimensions: 10" X 10"X 2" (25 X 25 X 5 Cm), Bladder/Buoy Cover Diameter: 5 Cm), Pole Length: 69" (175.3 Cm)
Color
Red And White
Storage Bag
Yes
Weight [with packaging]
1 lb
Mfr #
SKU
AQUPB

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4.2

(based on 11 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • Functional (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Solid construction (5)
  • Improves diving experience (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All diving applications (6)
    • Recreation (6)
    • Warm water (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (4), Professional (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Product! A+

    I'll start with the product first. There is a video on their website (pocketbuoy.com) of the dive flag being assembled. I was skeptical that it would be as easy to assemble as shown...Read complete review

    I'll start with the product first. There is a video on their website (pocketbuoy.com) of the dive flag being assembled. I was skeptical that it would be as easy to assemble as shown on the video. It really is that easy. I have been diving with the buoy several times on Lake Michigan and it has worked like a charm. Highly visible when assembled and very compact when disassembled. For the quality and ingenuity of the product the price is very reasonable. I recommend this to every diver who uses a dive flag.(which should be every diver!)
    Now on to the customer service. There is a quick release buckle that keeps the flag pole assembled. Well, not knowing my own strength I gave it a good pull and broke the buckle. I will tell you that it is no fault of the product. It only needs to be pulled so there is no slack in the leash. I contacted pocket buoy just to let them know that I liked their product and explained what happened to the leash. Vince (from Pocket Buoy) emailed me back and said that the pocket buoy has a lifetime warranty and that the leash would be replaced free of charge. This was after I told him that I broke it!
    Great product, outstanding customer service = A+.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Compact; good for travel

    This dive flag buoy is recommended for travel purposes. The entire contraption can be stowed in a relatively small pouch. However, that being said, it does give up some sturdiness in exchange for...Read complete review

    This dive flag buoy is recommended for travel purposes. The entire contraption can be stowed in a relatively small pouch. However, that being said, it does give up some sturdiness in exchange for its compactness. For example, the buoy is actually a balloon that can pop, so you should carry spare balloons (17"+) just in case. The dive flag pole is arranged in sections that fit into each other, but pull apart for travel. They are connected by a thin elastic band and I am uncertain as to how long these bands will last. The "nylon pull strap", which is connected to the diver, is attached (sewed) to the nylon case which houses the balloon. This strap is already stretching away from the case due to the excessive drag from the buoy (see below). I am uncertain as to how long it will be before it tears away from the case. Lastly, the buoy requires a counterweight of five pounds in salt water, which hangs somewhat deep. If you swim into shallower water, it is possible to drag the weight across the bottom, which brings us to the issue of drag. In my opinion, the buoy offered too much drag. The large round surface area of the buoy, coupled with the five pound counterweight can prove tiresome, especially in a current. In summary, I can recommend this product for travel purposes. However, I am hesitant to recommend this product for frequent use by less athletic individuals, especially in areas where stronger currents prevail.

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    5.0

    Pocket Buoy w/Diver Down Flag is GREAT

    By Mellie

    from Key Largo, Fl and Singer Island, FL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Improves Diving Experience
    • Lightweight
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Recreation
      • Warm Water

      Comments about Aqua Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag:

      We use the Pocket Buoy Diver Down Flag when we're diving the Blue Heron Bridge on Singer Island because it is easy to use and reliable. Unlike the styrofoam ball diver down flags the Pocket Buoy is always upright in the water. I'll never, ever use a styrofoam ball diver down flag again.

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      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Product! A+

      By Tracy

      from Traverse City, MI

      About Me Advanced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Improves Diving Experience
      • Lightweight
      • Solid Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Diving Applications

        Comments about Aqua Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag:

        I'll start with the product first. There is a video on their website (pocketbuoy.com) of the dive flag being assembled. I was skeptical that it would be as easy to assemble as shown on the video. It really is that easy. I have been diving with the buoy several times on Lake Michigan and it has worked like a charm. Highly visible when assembled and very compact when disassembled. For the quality and ingenuity of the product the price is very reasonable. I recommend this to every diver who uses a dive flag.(which should be every diver!)
        Now on to the customer service. There is a quick release buckle that keeps the flag pole assembled. Well, not knowing my own strength I gave it a good pull and broke the buckle. I will tell you that it is no fault of the product. It only needs to be pulled so there is no slack in the leash. I contacted pocket buoy just to let them know that I liked their product and explained what happened to the leash. Vince (from Pocket Buoy) emailed me back and said that the pocket buoy has a lifetime warranty and that the leash would be replaced free of charge. This was after I told him that I broke it!
        Great product, outstanding customer service = A+.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Pocket buoy

        By Maurice

        from Little Rock, AR

        About Me Advanced

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Lightweight
        • Minimal Space Required

        Cons

        • Bladder Should Be Includ
        • Forget The Latex Baloons
        • No Diver Down Flag
        • Tighter Connection Of Rod

        Best Uses

        • All Diving Applications
        • Lake Diving
        • Recreation
        • Road Trips
        • Shore Diving
        • Warm Water

        Comments about Aqua Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag:

        Very convenient. Requires no space at all for traveling.

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        • No

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        no diver down flag, just dive flag

        By bob

        from chicago

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Functional
        • Very compact

        Cons

        • For coated weights
        • Plastic d ring too large

        Best Uses

        • Recreation

        Comments about Aqua Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag:

        leisure pro always blows me away, they should run the u.s. mail,.I ordered on wed. afternoon, it arrived by noon friday.. NY to Chicago wow, however I have two issues...1. by saying diver down flag included.. sounds like your saying in addition to the normal dive flag, your including the "white diver down flag seen in the pocket bouy ad" 2. regarding the "pump/bladder combo,its seems as though your saying that a additional bladder is included ,only one is included. p.s. throw in few more balloons guys, come on, your "leisure pro" not the the local dive shop..cheap-skates!

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        AAA+++

        By Rick

        from New Orleans, LA

        About Me Advanced

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Solid Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Diving Applications

          Comments about Aqua Pocket Buoy with Diver-Down Flag:

          This is by far, the Best Buoy on the market AAA+++. I also bought the rubber bladder and pump, works great.
          Super compact, and fast shipping from Leisure Pro....Very happy.

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          Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
          WILLIS R C  This is incredible for travel or on a light, small boat such as my 13-foot inflatable. It stows out of the way. You can get extra ballons cheaper through a party store. A regular dive flag/float gets in the way and blown around by winds while traveling to off-shore islands in an inflatable. Be sure to be careful getting it out of the packing that it is shipped in. I used sissors and cut into the mesh-zippered carry bag.
          Brett W  How do you replace bladder,is there a zipper on bladder cover?
          MARTIN B  The Bladder has a zipper on it, allowing the replacement of the "balloon" inside. I keep a package of Walmart's extra large balloons handy. They work great. This is a fantastic product. I take it with me for shore diving in Cozumel or anywhere else we go.
          Linda Z  How long is the pole?
          Dale M  Just email pocket buoy and they will send you a couple extra sections to make the pole longer....it's expandable!
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