A scuba tank carrier by Shark Bite Scuba®

A scuba tank carrier by Shark Bite Scuba®

A scuba tank carrier by Shark Bite Scuba®A scuba tank carrier by Shark Bite Scuba®

Overview: 3 interchangeable tank straps ⏤ The Tank Dolly®


STO-O8D Tank Strap

  • Secure 1 or 2 tanks independent of the other ⏤ without a BCD or a backplate, harness, and wing attached to either tank


STB-34C Tank Strap

  • Secure 1 or 2 scuba tanks independent of the other ⏤ with a BCD or backplate, harness, and wing attached to each tank


DTS-28L (Doubles Tank Strap)

  • Secure 2 scuba tanks connected by tank bands, a manifold, and attached to a backplate, harness, and wing

  • Doubles are also referred to as Twins


Anchor Tank Straps

  • Your Tank Dolly® includes 2 polypropylene Anchor Straps that are bolted to the Tank Brace

  • All 3 tank strap models  (STO-08D, STB-34C, and DTS-28L) connect to the 2 Anchor Straps

  • The Anchor Straps are standard on each Tank Dolly®

  • The diver selects the model of the tank strap on our shopping page


Straps specifications

All 4 Shark Bite Scuba® tank straps have a breaking strength of 1,200 pounds (544 kg)

  • The Tank Dolly® is not designed to carry 1,200 pounds (544 kg) ⏤ We're just saying our straps will not fail!

  • Polyester webbing: 2 inches wide (5 cm)

  • Superior resistance to UV rays, mold, mildew, and rot

  • Polyester webbing will not stretch

  • Superior abrasion resistance

  • Low water absorption  


Buckle specifications

Ultimately, a strap is only as strong as its buckle:

  • 1 buckle supports 5x the weight of a scuba tank

  • 1 scuba tank seldom exceeds 50 pounds (22.6 kg)

  • Our buckles have a 250 pound (113 kg) breaking strength rating

  • MSR 2.0 (Military Side Release) buckles conform to the high standard of life-supporting gear

  • The quick-release buckle allows the diver to easily remove and secure your tanks

  • Double locking and double side release buckles

Buckle material:  

  • U.S. Government Berry Amendment Compliant (10 U.S.C. §2533a) buckles and hardware

  • Polyoxymethylene (Acetal), military-grade, high strength plastic, high stiffness, low friction, and has excellent dimensional stability for longevity

  • 🇺🇸 American Cord & Webbing Company has been in business for over 100 years (since 1917) and their products are Made in the USA  


Tank Strap carabiner

Do you prefer to secure every piece of your equipment?

We do at Shark Bite Scuba® ⏤ Shark Tip:

  • Use a carabiner with a 1/4 inch (6 mm) or less diameter

  • Place the carabiner through the bottom 1/4 inch (6 mm) hole on the Tank Brace

  • Clip the strap's 316 stainless-steel D-ring to the carabiner

  • This procedure can be used with all of our straps (DTS-28L, STO-08D, and STB-34C)

Photo depicts DTS-28L Tank Strap used with 7.25 inch (18.4 cm) tanks (Doubles rig)

  • The D-ring is sewn onto the strap by Box-X stitching

  • The Box-X stitches are made both parallel and perpendicular to the axis of the webbing to support a load from any direction