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Hog Service Course with Jim Lapenta

Discussion in 'Edge Gear' started by ND5342, Mar 3, 2018.

  1. ND5342

    ND5342 Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Gales Ferry, CT
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    Just wanted to share that I took the Hog Regulator Service course with Jim Lapenta in Canonsburg, PA, which is just outside of Pittsburgh. The course was well worth the money in my opinion. The charge of $275 may seem a little steep but if you are interested in getting into regulator repair this course gives you some great foundational knowledge. Jim is a great instructor and he even provides a few extras that make it a great value. As a regulator technician who has paid for some other manufacturer courses this one seems like a great value and I learned more about regulator function and tuning than in any of those other courses, and not to mention a few other great tips and tricks from Jim. The course is based around the book Regulator Savvy and requires you to do some homework before you ever show up to class. I had already read the book before but it was nice to put it all together with the practical application after.

    I have been an active reader of the board for quite a while but this is my first post. I really felt the need to share my experience as Jim did a great job I highly recommend Jim for this course and and I am sure he brings that same great professionalism to his other courses as well.
     
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  2. Jim Lapenta

    Jim Lapenta Dive Shop

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Canonsburg, Pa
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    It was a pleasure having you and the others for the class. Look forward to seeing you in a few weeks at Beneath the Sea.
     
  3. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
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    I sent Jim my Hogs for service last November and am happy with the results as well.
     
  4. Islandheart

    Islandheart HSA Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Orange Park, Florida
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    Jim does a great job with this course...
     
  5. ajtoady

    ajtoady ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Hammond, NY
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    Never have met the man, However, my dealings with him and his books, I wish I had been able to attend the course! Who knows, I may retire one of these days and do the things I want!!
     
  6. abnfrog

    abnfrog Tech Instructor

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: great white north
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    I would expect no less from Jim
     
  7. Islandheart

    Islandheart HSA Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Orange Park, Florida
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    Jim is kinda like Capt. Nemo from the movie, "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen".... a mechanical wizard !
     

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