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Diving Weights

Regardless of whether you're scuba diving, freediving or spearfishing, your configuration you will need a certain amount of diving weight. Lead dive weights are used to act against the buoyancy of other diving equipment, such as diving suits and diving cylinders. Luckily there are now many options to ensure that not only are you weighted correctly, but that the weight can be distributed effectively to improve your trim.

We sell Lead Block Ingot Weights for use in integrated weight pockets and pocket weight belts, and Slotted Lead Weights for standard weight belt configurations. We also have V-Weights to fit in the gap between the two cylinders of a twinset and provide non-ditch able ballast right in your centre of gravity for excellent trim.

Lead weights are an important piece of equipment for all divers as they help you get below the water and obtain the neutral buoyancy required for Scuba Diving, Freediving, and Spearfishing.

For help as to how to figure out how much lead you need, please see The Scuba Doctor's Perfect Scuba Diving Weighting guide.

Here is a typical Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for lead weights (PDF, 3 pages, 6Mb).

Technical Tip

Affixing Dive Weights

There are various ways in which weights can be affixed securely to your dive weight belt.

  1. Weight clips are excellent to use for securing dive weights and are easy to adjust when removing or adding weights. Clips should be placed on each side of the weights where slippage is undesirable. At least one weight clip should always be placed in front of the weight nearest to the excess end of the weight belt to prevent all weights from sipping off the belt.
  2. On classic slotted block dive weights you can put a half twist in the belt as it's threaded through the weight. This will prevent slippage as well as making it easy to change or move weights at a later date.
  3. Two slot plastic or metal, plain or serrated weight retainers are also an excellent method of keeping dive weights in place.


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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 0.5kg / 1.1lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 0.5kg / 1.1lb

The 0.5 kg (1.1 lb) in weight Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 0.8kg / 1.7lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 0.8kg / 1.7lb

The 0.8 kg (1.7 lb) in weight Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.0kg / 2.2lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.0kg / 2.2lb

The 1.0 kg (2.2 lb) in weight Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Sonar Round Bullet Belt Lead Weight - 0.85kg / 1.9lb

Sonar Round Bullet Belt Lead Weight - 0.85kg / 1.9lb

The 0.85 kg (1.9 lb) in weight Sonar Round Bullet Belt Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight - 1.2kg / 2.6lb

Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight - 1.2kg / 2.6lb

The 1.2 kg (2.6 lb) in weight Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically designed...
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.38kg / 3lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.38kg / 3lb

The 1.38 kg (3 lb) in weight Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 2kg / 4.4lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 2kg / 4.4lb

The 2 kg (4.4 lb) in weight Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Clover Lodge Lead Shot Soft Weight Pouch - 0.5kg / 1.1lb

Clover Lodge Lead Shot Soft Weight Pouch - 0.5kg / 1.1lb

The 0.5 kg (1.1 lb) Clover Lodge Lead Shot Soft Weight Pouch is our most comfortable form of diving weight. If you are placing them in Pocket Weight...
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Sonar Large Slotted Belt Lead Weight - 2.6kg / 5lb

Sonar Large Slotted Belt Lead Weight - 2.6kg / 5lb

The 2.6 kg (5 lb) in weight Sonar Large Slotted Belt Lead Weight is a perfect accessory for the serious diver. This lead weight is specifically...
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Clover Lodge Lead Shot Soft Weight Pouch - 1.0kg / 2.2lb

Clover Lodge Lead Shot Soft Weight Pouch - 1.0kg / 2.2lb

The 1.0 kg (2.2 lb) Clover Lodge Lead Shot Soft Weight Pouch is our most comfortable form of diving weight. If you are placing them in Pocket Weight...
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Featured Products - Weights / Belts

Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight - 1.2kg / 2.6lb

Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight - 1.2kg / 2.6lb
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.0kg / 2.2lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.0kg / 2.2lb
$14.00  $12.00
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.38kg / 3lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.38kg / 3lb
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Rule 1.4 kg (3 lb) Lead Weight Mould

Rule 1.4 kg (3 lb) Lead Weight Mould
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.38kg / 3lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.38kg / 3lb
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Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.0kg / 2.2lb

Sonar Pocket/Vest Ingot Lead Weight - 1.0kg / 2.2lb
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Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight - 1.2kg / 2.6lb

Sonar Classic Belt Lead Weight - 1.2kg / 2.6lb
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