There was a recent discussion on a vblog called “A Dram of Diving”. I believe he posts them to YouTube and FB. Consensus from tech SM experts is the Shearwater pods are reliable enough to run alone and if there is a failure abort the dive and use your gas planning as backup to get you home.
Apeks Tek3 1st stages and XTX 50 second stages. Includes LPI hose, pressure gauge (imperial), din caps and storage bag.
Just had annual inspection. As with all life support equipment, inspection by a qualified service technician is recommended.
$750, plus $25 to offset USPS priority shipping...
Dive Rite stainless BP with Transpac harness (H style). Classic Wing in blue. OMS belt pocket.
Will include two spare inflator hoses, extra shoulder straps, and tail weight pocket.
$350 plus $25 to offset USPS shipping (CONUS only). Paypal only. Local pick up can be arranged in Central NY.
I stayed at Sunacape last December. The diving with Ocean Encounters was more than adequate for me and the family found plenty to do while I was underwater. If I return I will probably go with Dive Bus to be able to see more of the island.
Make sure you sit at the lobby bar in the evenings...