Question Should I have tools to adjust IP in save a dive kit?

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The Chairman

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I always carry an IP gauge and the tools to adjust my IP as well as second-stage cracking. I frequently check my regs so I can catch a problem before it catches me. Moreover, if I find an issue in the field, I can determine if it's critical or just a simple adjustment.
 

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why are you wanting to check other divers IP?
One never knows. I swam up to this guy in Bonaire and checked his IP at 100 feet just to make sure his regulator was functioning properly. 🙃

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One never knows. I swam up to this guy in Bonaire and checked his IP at 100 feet just to make sure his regulator was functioning properly. 🙃

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Good idea...but it would be tough with my digital IP gauge I built for about $15.
 

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Only when they tell me they haven't serviced their regulators for a while. Safety precaution. I would then refuse to dive with them until the problem is rectified.

That is downright hysterical! What if their reg tested ok but hadn't been serviced in a while?

#2) rule... dont touch my ******* ****!

You know how weird it would be to have an instabuddy request to check my ip?
 

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What if their reg tested ok but hadn't been serviced in a while?

You know how weird it would be to have an instabuddy request to check my ip?
He get a pass for the first one.

I dive often with this dude and he's a nuisance above and below the waterline.
 

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Only checked it once. I haven't dived with him in along while. He is a very poor diver (financially(scrooge) and physically) so I need to assume some responsibility since he won't.
 

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I schlep my primary AA ST1 and a backup B2. And if both of them crap on me, I can ditch the pony and cannibalize the H50-D/XL4 off it and worry about fixing stuff when I get home.

Redundancy has a charm all its own. Don't fly single-engine night IFR if you can avoid it.

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You dive often with a guy that shows up with regulators that need to have there ip tested? Why?
Many regulator problems occur on recently serviced regs. Put a couple of hours on your regs before you travel thousands of miles and need to rely on them.
 

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