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    Question Hydros Pro or STek or Halcyon Infinity which should I buy as a new diver?

    I am a new diver and trying to decide between the three buoyancy compensation devices. The local dive shop has the Hydros pro and Halcyon Infinity in stock. In full transparency I bought the Hydros Pro and am now second guessing myself and considering the Infinity. The shop owner told me both...
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    Does Anybody Know How to Disassemble the Cressi Zeus Mask?

    As title states. Just wanted to ask, in case I ever have to do a disassembly for cleaning or whatnot. I can see that it's held together via clips. Couldn't find any guide online, and wanted to see if anybody has done it before or knows how to. Thanks. J
  3. Collin O'Brien

    Apex Rk3 or Rk3 HD Fins?

    I am trying to decide between Apex RK3 Fins and Apex RK3 HD Fins and would appreciate some insight….or if there is a better fin out there please let me know. I currently dive mostly in New England. I use a S.S BP plus single tank adapter with integrated 6 lb weight and only 2 additional lbs of...
  4. ddscientific

    Oxygen and Carbon Monoxide gas sensors

    Hello all, We've come across a few posts regarding Oxygen and CO sensors when testing Oxygen concentrations and the presence of CO, We'd like to help with any technical questions or support any members have. DD-Scientific
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    New Wing BCD HELP

    Greetings everyone! This is my first thread on ScubaBoard. I am an OWSI with PADI and SSI. I have been using the same BCD for my entire career thus far. It is a Masterlift TEK from Beauchat size XL. Regardless of it being 1.5 - 2 sizes too large, it served as a great BCD for me. Although I will...
  6. Juan Naval

    Question Cobalt 2 Problem

    Hi Ron, I have a "new" Cobalt that's been in the box ever since 2017 or so. Never been used, only put out to charge periodically. In this recent periodical charge, it went into 0 dive mode and I can't seem to get it out. Up button and I suspect left button also but not quite sure is not...
  7. ScubaBadger32

    Question The SCUBAPRO Aladin A2

    I'm a avid rec diver looking at more of a tech watch style dive computer, air integrated, and stumbled across the SCUBAPRO Aladin A2, I was wondering if anyone here has ever used one, and if so, id love to hear your opinions, thoughts, comments, concerns, or queries. I believe it is a very...
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    Question [seaskin] How to measure - tips and tricks

    read and read the guide on their website, but I’m not sure I really got it :D Took it yesterday with a friend’s help…but now that I have to entry data on their website…I have a voice inside me: what’s if those measures are slightly loose or thight or wrong ?:bounce: I’m wondering if anyone...
  9. Collin O'Brien

    Steel 120 Question (Normally dive Steel 100)

    Quick Question: How many more pounds would you use with a Steel 120 vs with a Steel 100 to factor in the slightly more buoyant properties of the 120 toward the end of a dive? Explained: A buddy is letting me hold onto his Steel 120’s as he is a CCR diver and never uses them, so I gave them a...
  10. The Cosmicist

    Advanced Beginner Gear Grab - Helpful for others too?

    Alrighty then. I've managed to get irritated enough in about 15 dives to want my own gear (more or less) immediately. Like most of us, I have pockets that you can see the bottom of and want to choose wisely. I would consider myself an "advanced beginner" or "beginning advanced" due to...
  11. Collin O'Brien

    AquaLung ABS vs. Cressi XS

    I bought a Cressi XS octo last year for about $80 because it was the cheapest one I could find after dropping thousands on all my other new gear and I figured I would almost never use it (not the best mind set, I understand that). I was given the chance to buy a 4yr old AquaLung ABS octo today...
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    persistent headache for over a year

    Hi all, I am interested in community feedback in what I am about to say. I am a young diver in prior good health. I dove a series of dives under 100 feet for 3 days in Jan 2020. On the last dive (max depth 60ft) , I surfaced and had an "odd sensation" immediately upon surfacing. The best...
  13. edwardsteuart

    Fin selection - Help

    Hello, i am new diver but i am interested in technical diving and i am getting equipment to be ready for tech diving after 150-200 rec dives.I have already Cressi Spacefrog fins but i am looking for new pair of fins. I am wetsuit diver for now,i think i won't use drysuit for 4-5 years. I am...
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    Help me build your dream diving app!

    I'm a UI/UX student (and an avid diver) looking to build a weather, wind, and water forecast and statistics web app for fellow divers. I know other students have asked for help on ScubaBoard before but it has been about 1.5 years since the last request and I'm hoping you all would be willing to...
  15. EllisBartlett1990

    New member saying Hello, Looking for some knowledge!

    Hello everyone, Im Ellis, 27 based in Berlin, I have been diving for around 8 years now, AOWD. I love diving but I don't get to dive as much as I would like! I would really like to start planning my own dives for the summer, I have a top level idea how to do this but i'm interested to know...
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    Hello from England! Tech divers, I need some advice on Apeks flight regs

    Hello everyone, New member here! Excited to be a part of this forum. I have found alot of great information here over the past few years. Thought it was about time I joined. I have been trying to sell my Apeks flight regulators (warm water regs, rated to 10 degrees celcius only). Due to the...
  17. SavDiver

    Need Help Making a Setup

    I live in Florida and decided that I want to get into underwater photography. I know there are a lot of people who have those camera rig setup that are ginormous. I am looking for a compact camera package that I can bring into the caves and wrecks down here. I have some knowledge from friends...
  18. Rollin Bonz

    Closed FOUND! Affordable 7/8 manifold w/ or w/o valve plugs or just mirrored valves

    Is that too much to ask? Yeah I know... only slightly more common than an honest politician, but it's worth a shot. Also looking for irrefutable evidence of Bigfoot, alien life, or Santa Claus. Thank you for your time.
  19. McGlencoe

    MAKO 5 CFM MIL Surplus Compressor

    I was digging around an old military surplus scrap yard and found this diesel ran compressor. Now it's time to see if I can go through it and see if I can get it up and running. Starting out by trying to ID everything and dig up operation, service and repair manuals. Compressor ID Tag on...
  20. michael Friesen

    deepblu cosmiq+ date issues in logs_help please!

    Hello, been trying to troubleshoot the issue with my cosmiq+. In watch mode the date is correct and I have no issue. (see first picture below) But when I go into logs dates don't make sense. I did two dives : the first dive was on the 23rd of June (the one identified as the 6th of July...
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