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Diving Gear & Equipment Reviews & Recalls

| Equipment Recalls | Dive Computers | Regulators/Rebreathers | Underwater Photo |
| BC's | Masks, Fins, Wetsuits, Weight Belts, Etc | Air and Tanks | Merchandising | Miscellaneous |

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Recalls of Dive Gear and Equipment

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A Major Mask Recall Due to Shattering Glass, 8/15 Aqua Lung Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit, for faulty dive computers somebody else made, 8/15 Aqua Lung Recalls All BCs with SureLock II Weight Pockets, 3/15
Scubapro Recalls Some Aladin Square Computers, 10/14 Hollis Recalls Some Explorer Rebreather Models, 4/14 Suunto Recalls Dive Computer Hoses, 9/13
Problems with Weight Pockets Problems with Weight Pockets -- Publicly Available, the complaints keep on coming, 6/13 “Another” Recall for Aqua Lung’s SureLock Weight Pockets, 4/13 Yes, Another High-Pressure Hose Recall, 2/13
Available to the Public
Potential Danger with Aqua Lung Weight Pockets, 11/12 These High-Pressure Hose Recalls Should Have Divers Concerned, 11/12 Atomic Aquatics Recalls 4,200 Dive Computers in North America, 10/12
189 Failures Lead to Recall of 17,000 Miflex Hoses, 5/12 Nobody Wants a Bursting Scuba Hose, questions arise about Miflex’s high-pressure hoses, 11/11 DUI Recalls Weight Systems, 8/11
Edge and HOG BCDs Pose a Danger, 5/11 OMS Recalls 20,000 BCs, 6/10 TUSA Regulator Recall, 5/10
Recalls of Mares Computers and Tusa Regulators, 3/10 Recalls for a Regulator and a BCD, 2/10 Nemo Air Computer O-Ring Recall, 9/09
Poseidon Recalls Its BCDs, 8/09 Brownie’s Third Lung Recalls Its Hookah Air Compressors, 2/09 Apeks and AquaLung Announce Regulator Recalls, 8/08
Poseidon Clips Its Wings In Dive Gear Recall, 7/08 Regulator Recall from Oceanic and Aeris, 1/08 Faulty Gear? Contact Your Dealer, Not the Manufacturer, 9/07
Regulators: Two Recalls and NOAA's New Favorite , 7/07 Dive Computer Recall, 5/07 Halcyon Recalls Explorer-40 BCs, 2/07
Scubapro Recalls Dangerous MK20 First Stages . . . Finally, 10/06 Scuba Pro Recalls X650 Second Stages, 7/06 Darwin Air Computer Recall, 4/05
Aladin Air X Nitrox Computers Recalled, at last, 4/03    

Dive Computers

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Calculating a Healthy Ascent, there aren’t any bad computers anymore, 8/16 The Failure to Understand Your Computer The Failure to Understand Your Computer -- Publicly Available, 8/16 Your Guide to Conservative Computer Settings, 8/16
That Deep Stop Option on Your Computer That Deep Stop Option on Your Computer -- Publicly Available, forget about it, 4/16 What, No Windows 10 Computer Interface?, 3/16 Class Action on Faulty Suunto Computers Continues Class Action on Faulty Suunto Computers Continues -- Publicly Available, 1/16
Getting Batteries for Old But Reliable Dive Computers, 11/15 Aqua Lung Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit, for faulty dive computers somebody else made, 8/15 Wearables Come to the Dive Industry, 8/15
No Two Dive Computers Are Alike, a study shows they’re not all as conservative as they claim, 4/15 Scubapro Recalls Some Aladin Square Computers, 10/14 The Case for Downloading Your Dives, but then again, why bother?, 6/14
Gas-Integrated Computer Transmitters, why do we avoid them? and a few recommendations, 4/14 Serious Dive Gear, But Where’s the Fun?, John Bantin reports from the DEMA trade show, 1/14 How Long Will Your Dive Computer Last?, and will that warranty really help you?, 11/13
Is Your Dive Computer Correct?, for depth and temperature, it may not be so accurate, 5/13 Comparing Dive Computer Watches, Suunto, the originator, versus everyone else, 3/13  
Available to the Public
Atomic Aquatics Recalls 4,200 Dive Computers in North America, 10/12 A Computer for Non-Techie Divers, the $350 Cressi Leonardo, 2/12 Which Dive Computers for High Altitude Diving?, 11/11
Recalls of Mares Computers and Tusa Regulators, 3/10 Nemo Air Computer O-Ring Recall, 9/09 Is This Ascent Rate Alarm Useful?, 6/09
Battery-Eating Uwatec Computers, 3/09 A Must Have for Nitrox Divers, oxygen analyzers that met our requirements, 2/09 The Misuse of Dive Computers, 8/08
Dive Computer Watches, eight to consider wearing on your wrist, 5/08 New Innovations in Dive Gear, 3/08 Irrational Fear of Flashing Dive Computers , why your only fear is fear itself, 7/07
The Tactical Use of Dive Computers, tips and tricks for lowering your DCS risk, 5/07 Dive Computer Recall, 5/07 Serious Software Error in Suunto Computers, 7/06
DAN or Your Computer? When to Fly after Diving, 3/06 Dive Computers: Part II, 6/05 UWATEC Settles Over Dive Computer, — the final calculations of the Aladin Air X Nitrox, 5/05
Comparing Dive Computers, — identifying the liberals and the conservatives, 5/05 Who Gets Bent More?, 5/05 Darwin Air Computer Recall, 4/05
Reports From Readers: Part I, Cozumel’s adult dive operators, Bonaire bummers, 8/04 Computer Problems: Part II, more reasons why a back-up is mandatory, 8/04 Oceanic Objects to Review of Veo 250, 8/04
Endemic Computer Problems: Part I, readers’ reports illustrate why a backup is essential, 7/04 When Your Computer Is Discontinued, 7/04 The New Wave of Dive Computers, tests find some more readable – and conservative, 4/04
UWATEC Sport Dive Computers Go Dumb, 8/03 Aladin Air X Nitrox Computers Recalled, at last, 4/03  

Regulators & Rebreathers

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$25 Million Lawsuit on Rebreather Death, 6/16 Was This a Million Dollar Scam?, an investment opportunity for the gullible, 5/16 There’s Something Fishy About This Dive Gear, 8/14
Anatomy of a Free Flow Anatomy of a Free Flow -- Publicly Available, 6/14 Hollis Recalls Some Explorer Rebreather Models, 4/14 DEMA Trade Show Follow-up, the latest innovations in rebreathers, 2/14
Mastering Rebreathers, 2nd Edition, 1/13    
Available to the Public
These High-Pressure Hose Recalls Should Have Divers Concerned, 11/12 Diving with Helium May Be Limited, 10/12 Improving Rebreather Safety: Part II, oxygen analyzers: the rebreather’s weakest link, 9/12
Rebreather Resources, 9/12 Improving Rebreather Safety: Part I, up to 10 times more dangerous than open-circuit diving, 8/12 Widow Blames Dive Gear for Death of Filmmaker, 8/12
Two Letters to the Editors, 2/12 Scubapro Nixes its “Free Parts for Life” Program, 1/12 A Mouthpiece to Prevent Diver’s Mouth, 11/11
Nobody Wants a Bursting Scuba Hose, questions arise about Miflex’s high-pressure hoses, 11/11 For Regulators, Light is Right, seven lightweight regulators that are heavy duty for dive trips, 3/11 The Next Generation of Rebreathers: II, but questions of safety and insurance coverage linger, 2/11
Will the Open Circuit Regulator Become Obsolete?, the next generation of rebreathers and training, 11/10 What’s More Dangerous, the Rebreather or the Diver?, 6/10 TUSA Regulator Recall, 5/10
Recalls of Mares Computers and Tusa Regulators, 3/10 New Dangers of Rebreather Diving, read this before you buy or upgrade rebreather gear, 3/10 Recalls for a Regulator and a BCD, 2/10
Rebuttals About Regulator Servicing, 1/10 Good Technicians Are Going Extinct at Dive Shops, 1/10 Servicing Your Regulator, how to avoid those high costs, 9/09
Four Solid, Inexpensive Regulators, well-suited for all but the most demanding divers, 6/09 Anatomy of a Free Flow, manual controls are a marketing gimmick, 4/09 Brownie’s Third Lung Recalls Its Hookah Air Compressors, 2/09
Rebreather Firm Wins Its First U.S. Lawsuit, did diver error or product liability cause a user’s death?, 2/09 Rebreathers, Pack Your Canisters Properly, 10/08 Apeks and AquaLung Announce Regulator Recalls, 8/08
Rebreather Deaths Are on the Rise, 3/08 Regulator Recall from Oceanic and Aeris, 1/08 The Most Likely Time for Your Regulator to Fail, 8/07
Regulators: Two Recalls and NOAA's New Favorite , 7/07 Looking for the Strong and Sturdy, test divers rate the regulators, 3/07 Scubapro Recalls Dangerous MK20 First Stages . . . Finally, 10/06
Scuba Pro Recalls X650 Second Stages, 7/06 Have a Little Nitrox, M'Dear, 7/06 Killer Regulators, 6/06
The Apeks Tungsten Regulator: bling bling, 2/06 Convenient, High- Performance Octopus, 10/05 Titanium and Nitrox Don’t Mix, 9/05
Scubapro MK20 Cracking Problem Deepens, did Scubapro stay silent?, 8/05 Is Your First Stage Up to the Job?, some may not deliver, 7/05 Tobago, West Indies, not your everyday Caribbean, 6/05
Aqua Lung’s “Mistral” Regulator, high tech nostalgia trip, 6/05 Regulator Servicing, — what should you expect when it’s time for service?, 4/05 Regulator Service , — is once a year too much, 3/05
Computer Problems: Part III, air-integrated glitches, 9/04 Jean-Michel Cousteau Tells All, says critters died to be in dad’s documentaries, 7/04 Two Equipment Problems with Aqualung/Seaquest Gear, 7/04
Same Day Switching Between Air and Nitrox, divers do it, but is it sensible?, 3/04 Are We Warmer Diving with Nitrox, 2/04 Breathe Nitrox, Dive an Air Computer?, 10/03
Is the Inspiration Rebreather a Death Trap?, 4/03 Breathing Easy Below, regulator tests find the good and the not-so-good, 3/03 24,700 Faulty Oceanic Regulators, 1/03
Is Your Gear Safe with Nitrox?, at what oxygen content is ignition possible?, 1/03 Rebreather Readings, 6/97 USD’s Micra Air System, An ounce of prevention . . ., 1/97
The Micra ADJ, 1/97    

Underwater Photography

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The Misplaced Optimism of Some Camera Manufacturers, 7/16 Vinegar for your Salty Gear, 6/16 Animals Snatching Cameras, 6/16
Ethics in Macro Photography, are critters sentient beings?, 6/16 When They Steal Your Photos from the Web, the Internet is not fair game, 5/16 Borrow an Image? It Will Cost You!, 5/16
Photo Contest Winners and Losers, and a scandal erupts, 4/16 From Shark Baiters to Shark Riders?, the misguided effort to tame wild animals, 2/16 New Rules for Lithium-Ion Batteries on Airplanes, 11/15
Anything New at the DEMA Show?, photography and technical diving dominate, 11/15 Is Your Camera Hurting Marine Life?, the effect of strobe and flash lighting on animals, 10/15 GoPro as a Still Camera for Divers? Still Not Good Enough, 9/15
Get the Most from Your GoPro Underwater Get the Most from Your GoPro Underwater -- Publicly Available, the accessories that guarantee divers will get better shots, 8/15 Putting a Camera on a Shark: Not a “Brilliant Idea”, 7/15 Starving Underwater Photographers: Part II, how pros handle contracts and fees -- how you should, too, 7/15
What to Know About Photo Contests and Contracts, 7/15 Starving Underwater Photographers: Part I, pity the pro, or pat the amateur on the back?, 6/15 Where Are the Replacement O-Rings?, 5/15
What’s With All the Photo Bullies?, 4/15 DEMA: The Latest, But Not The Greatest, mostly upgrades and revisions, with GoPro as the buzzword, 1/15 A Diver with a Camera Gives His Opinion, 11/14
What to Do with Camera Batteries on Flights What to Do with Camera Batteries on Flights -- Publicly Available, 10/14 Sounding Off on the Seahorse's Plight, 1/14 The Fight to Stop Seahorse Photography The Fight to Stop Seahorse Photography -- Publicly Available, but it’s not the strobe, it’s the manhandling, 11/13
GoPro vs. a Standard Camera, which one fits your photo/video skills and needs?, 10/13 Underwater Photography for Compact Camera Users, 8/13 Are You Getting Free Gear to Review? Are You Getting Free Gear to Review? -- Publicly Available, 6/13
DEPP: Off the Recommended List, nobody wrote in to rave about their great service, 4/13 Camera Housing Leak Tests Camera Housing Leak Tests -- Publicly Available, a better way to ensure your pricey camera is waterproof, 4/13  
Available to the Public
A Brighter Side of Underwater Photography, how Lembeh resorts are turning their guests into better divers, 1/12 The Equipment Insurers Side of the Story, DEPP defends itself to complaints published in Undercurrent, 8/11 Amphibico Shuts Down, Deep-Sixing Buyers and Warranty Holders, 7/11
The San Francisco Ocean Film Festival Wants Your Video, 1/11 Fair for Photographers?, NAUI wants all rights to your work, free of charge, 8/10 A Dive Camera that Floated 1,000 Miles and Still Works, 7/10
Underwater Photos with Digital Compacts, no strobes or heavy gear needed if you use these cameras right, 5/10 Dive Photos: Compact or Full Frame?, our gear expert gives the pros and cons of both camera types, 4/10 Flashing the Marine Life, 8/09
Perfect Your Underwater Photos, these how-to guides will help you create a better images, 4/09 Stop Chasing Digital Innovations, that next camera upgrade may get you nowhere, 9/08 Are Your Dive Photos Worthy of a Book?, this diver thought so -- and published his own, 8/08
Reader Tip: “Pad” Your Camera Gear, 7/08 New Travel Rules for Dive Gear Batteries, 2/08 Underwater Photo Tips From the Pros: Part I, Cathy Church, David Doubilet and Martin Edge give advice, 10/07
Is Digital Imaging Photography? Part II, master manipulators of advertising, 8/05 Is Digital Imaging Photography?, not if it’s in the hands of master manipulators, 7/05 The Divi Tiara Resort, Cayman Brac, the Nikon School of Underwater Photography, 10/04
Clearing Up Underwater Photos, 10/04 Film Jam, 8/97  

BCD's (Buoyancy Compensators)

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The Shortcomings of Winged BCs The Shortcomings of Winged BCs -- Publicly Available, do single-tank divers really need them?, 1/16 Aqua Lung Recalls All BCs with SureLock II Weight Pockets, 3/15 New Life-Saving Gear for Freedivers, 10/14
Problems with Weight Pockets Problems with Weight Pockets -- Publicly Available, the complaints keep on coming, 6/13 “Another” Recall for Aqua Lung’s SureLock Weight Pockets, 4/13  
Available to the Public
Potential Danger with Aqua Lung Weight Pockets, 11/12 Integrated Weights Vest: Helpful or “a Piece of Junk”?, 5/12 Two Letters to the Editors, 2/12
Scubapro Nixes its “Free Parts for Life” Program, 1/12 Emergency Breathing from Your BCD, why don’t dive agencies teach this technique?, 6/11 How to Breathe from a BCD, 6/11
Disinfecting Your BCD, 6/11 Edge and HOG BCDs Pose a Danger, 5/11 Guaranteed to Travel Light, the Scubapro Litehawk vs. the Dive Rite TravelPac, 10/10
OMS Recalls 20,000 BCs, 6/10 Where’s Your Customer Service, Scubapro?, a reader’s detailed 30-minute video is met with silence, 3/10 Recalls for a Regulator and a BCD, 2/10
Poseidon Recalls Its BCDs, 8/09 The Inadvertently Inflating Power Inflator, 2/09 Sleek BCDs from Mares and Halcyon, one is a clear winner for the traveling diver, 6/08
A Rusty BCD Connection Can Rocket You to The Surface, 3/08 Lighten Up with Travel BCs, 4/07 Halcyon Recalls Explorer-40 BCs, 2/07
Faulty Oceanic and Aeris BC Inflators, 10/04 More About Weight Integrated BCDs, 9/04 Halcyon Power Inflator Defect, 7/04
Two Equipment Problems with Aqualung/Seaquest Gear, 7/04 Weight Integrated BCDs, worth the hassle for traveling divers?, 5/04  

Masks, Fins, Wetsuits, Weight Belts, Dive Lights, Etc.

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Do We Divers Need Propulsion?, 7/16 Snorkels: Love ’em or Hate ’em? Snorkels: Love ’em or Hate ’em? -- Publicly Available, mixed feelings about snorkels for scuba, 6/16 Burn Your Mask: Dealing with Those Annoying Foggy Lenses ... and a Last Resort Trick, 4/16
More about Wetsuits, 4/16 Time to Replace that Old Wetsuit?, selecting the one that will last ‘til your last dive, 3/16 A Major Mask Recall Due to Shattering Glass, 8/15
The Dive Hood, Your Head and Heat Loss, 5/15 To Avoid Hypothermia, Divers Should Stay “in the Hood”, 4/15 What’s a Heated Vest, and Should You Buy One? What’s a Heated Vest, and Should You Buy One? -- Publicly Available, 3/15
The Right Way to Store Your Wetsuit, 8/13    
Available to the Public
Need a New Wetsuit?, stretch, seams and other factors bring big changes, 11/12 Behind the Masks, what to buy for your face shape, vision, even color preference, 8/12 The Fins Sharks Like Best, 11/11
I Can See Clearly Now ... Underwater, contacts, lens inserts, prescription mask or magnifying glass?, 9/11 Shed Your Lycra Inhibitions, slinky Lavacore suits help keep you warm and keep out jellyfish, 8/11 DUI Recalls Weight Systems, 8/11
The Mask-under-the-Chin Syndrome, 7/11 Problems with Peeing in Drysuits, 5/10 Boldly Wear What No Diver Has Worn Before, 2/10
Fittest of the Fins, our gear expert dived in feet first to test the best, 2/10 Stoppering the Problem: Do Ear Plugs Work Underwater?, 10/09 New Divers Need to Reduce Their Weights, 6/09
Sales of “Shark Shields” Soar in Australia, 5/09 Will Argon Keep a Drysuit Diver Warmer?, 5/09 Get A Magnifying Glass, 4/09
Have Problems With Your Mask’s Upward Vision?, 4/09 Have to Replace Your Mask?, downward vision is a distinguishing feature, 1/09 How Divers Will Never Be Lost Again, new personal GPS device still working out the kinks, 10/08
Rescue Devices For Saving Your Bacon, the role that flags, flashlights, etc. play if you’re lost at sea, 9/08 The Fastest Fins for Divers, achieve the same speed for either $786 or $160 a pair, 7/08 A Brief History of the Wetsuit, 6/08
Backup Lights for Divers, the five brightest - - and the five dimmest bulbs, 3/08 New Innovations in Dive Gear, 3/08 Unusual Scuba Fins, Part II: Force Fins, one thumb up and two down, 2/08
Testing Quirky and Not-So-Quirky Fins, which are worth putting your feet into?, 1/08 The Warmest Wetsuit Lining Ever?, One manufacturer swears it’s wool, but is that just sheep pucky?, 9/07 NOAA Nixes Split Fins, 6/07
Ill-Fitting Wetsuits, 4/07 Weighing In on Weight Systems , two schools of thought about their use, 4/07 A True Lifetime Warranty, 3/07
CDs: The Ideal Surface-Detection Aid?, 2/07 Getting the LEDs Out, 2/07 Comparison of Fin Tests, a few stand out, 8/06
Fin Myths, 8/06 The Wonderful Whizzer of Aus, 7/06 Emergency Wet/Dry Suit Repair, 4/06
Putting Spring Straps in Your Kick, 4/06 An Artificial Gill for Divers?, 4/06 Sporasub Ignores a Subscriber, but Undercurrent Gets Their Attention, 3/06
Delight in the Details, 1/06 Velcro, Water and Weights, they don’t always mix, 10/05 Why Do A Freshwater Rinse?, 3/05
Moving Your Weights, — from your love handles to your navel, 2/05 And the Weird Winner is . . . ., 1/05 Get a Grip: Manta Bite Mouthpiece, 10/04
Readers Report on Equipment Insurance, is your homeowner’s or renter’s policy good enough?, 6/04 The Quirks of Equipment Insurance, changes make replacement tougher, 5/04 Rodale and Force Fins Agree to Disagree, 2/04
Scientists Debunk Fin Claims, Apollo voted best of seven in performance, 1/04 Getting Into Dry Suit Diving, 8/03 Split Fins vs. Quattros, 8/03
What if the Burst Disk Doesn’t Burst?, 6/03 Luxfer Tank Trade-In Is No Bargain, But Worthwhile, 6/03  

Air and Tanks

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Why These Readers Refuse to Give Up Their Spare Air, 1/16 Do Sport Divers Need a Spare Air?, not if they’re paying attention, 11/15 Stay Clear of Exploding Tanks, how to evaluate tank safety on dive trips overseas, 11/14
Filling Cylinders In Water, perhaps a cause of a tank explosion, 2/13 Death in Belize from Exploding Tanks Death in Belize from Exploding Tanks -- Publicly Available, 1/13  
Available to the Public
CO Poisoning Risk Higher Than You Think, why and how divers need to protect themselves, 7/12 Scuba Tanks as Lethal Weapons, Videographer loses his arm, 2/11 $350 to Fly with a Pony Bottle?, 1/10
Why Your Old Aluminum Tank May Be Rejected for Testing, 3/09 Velcro, Water and Weights, they don’t always mix, 10/05 Shaking the Rust in Thumbs Up Cozumel, 8/05
Tanks, Rebreather Bottles, and Spare Airs May Be Confiscated, 5/04    

Dive Merchandising

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Do We Divers Need Propulsion?, 7/16 Those Flimsy Dive Bags, 3/16 Anything New at the DEMA Show?, photography and technical diving dominate, 11/15
DEMA: The Latest, But Not The Greatest, mostly upgrades and revisions, with GoPro as the buzzword, 1/15 Gas-Integrated Computer Transmitters, why do we avoid them? and a few recommendations, 4/14 Foreign Travel Is Killing Our Dive Stores, 3/14
What SSI’s Sale Means to Divers, 2/14 DEMA Trade Show Follow-up, the latest innovations in rebreathers, 2/14 Serious Dive Gear, But Where’s the Fun?, John Bantin reports from the DEMA trade show, 1/14
How Long Will Your Dive Computer Last?, and will that warranty really help you?, 11/13 Warranties: What to Look at, What to Ask, 11/13 The DEMA Dive Show, a slightly irreverent review, 2/13
How About Recycling Your Old Dive Gear?, 1/13 What Dive Shops Think About Your Gear, especially if you didn’t buy it from them, 1/13 What’s the “One DEMA” Product This Year?, John Bantin reports on what’s worth buying and ignoring, 1/13
Available to the Public
Dive Stores in the Internet Age, survival means better local service, 2/12 The Nautilus Lifeline Finally Ships, and how a little openness can prevent PR headaches, 11/11 The 2010 Dive Equipment Show, something for (almost) every diver, 1/11
Can You Name Your Price for Dive Gear?, it’s officially taboo…unless you know how to as, 4/10 Good Technicians Are Going Extinct at Dive Shops, 1/10 Recycling Your Old Dive Equipment, for divers with worn-out gear, it’s not easy being green, 8/09
Dive Gear Warranties: Always Honored?, generally satisfactory, with some annoying quirks, 7/09 “This Industry Isn’t Run By Divers Anymore”, reader feedback from sport divers and industry professionals, 5/09 A Personal Perspective on Dive Innovation, has the dive industry run out of new ideas?, 3/09
Smart New Products Debut at DEMA, An emphasis on safety and rescue, 1/07 The Dive Industry and the Internet, Part V, keys to survival, 9/06 Dive Stores, the Internet and the Industry, Part IV, who will survive?, 8/06
Divers, the Internet and the Industry: Part II, . . . authorized vs. unauthorized dealers, 6/06 Divers, the Internet and the Industry: Part I, what's to become of it all?, 5/06 Dwindling DEMA 2004, — the Houston, Texas, show, 1/05

Miscellaneous

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Shark Shocker Tested , 8/16 All About a Bag, 6/16 Snorkels: Love ’em or Hate ’em? Snorkels: Love ’em or Hate ’em? -- Publicly Available, mixed feelings about snorkels for scuba, 6/16
Goodbye Old Fashioned Compass?, 4/16 A Death Attributed to Rental Gear A Death Attributed to Rental Gear -- Publicly Available, 3/16 Those Flimsy Dive Bags, 3/16
Those Liveaboard Diver Lifts, 3/16 Getting a Post-Dive Call from the U.S. Air Force, 2/16 No Diver Left Behind: Part II, what works, what doesn’t, to get divers back aboard, 11/15
The Lionfish Hunter, 11/15 Barracuda Slaughter at McCauley Memorial Barracuda Slaughter at McCauley Memorial -- Publicly Available, what are the rules for spearfishing with underwater scooters?, 10/15 DAN’s Underwater Drone for Solo Divers, 9/15
Latest Shark Research: Shields Are Effective, Bubble Curtains Aren’t, 8/15 Smartphone Apps to Add Before the Next Dive Trip, 11/14 New Life-Saving Gear for Freedivers, 10/14
Drop the Dive Travel Weight: Part II Drop the Dive Travel Weight: Part II -- Publicly Available, how to pare down your clothes and gear to just one bag, 8/14 Fish ID Apps for Your Smartphone and Tablet, 8/14 When Your Sausage Fails, 7/14
Drop the Dive Weight: Part I Drop the Dive Weight: Part I -- Publicly Available, shed the pounds -- and costs -- of lugging your dive gear abroad, 7/14 A New App for Coral Sea Diving, 4/14 When Shark Shields and Great Whites Collide, 10/13
Knives or Scissors?, 8/13 Hey, There’s an App for that Dive, digital dive info worth downloading onto your iGadget, 3/13 Two Easy Ways to Recycle Your Dive Gear, 2/13
Why DEPP Has Been Giving the Silent Treatment to Divers, 2/13    
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Do You Need a Dive Watch?, or is it just expensive arm candy for divers?, 5/12 Death Due to Poor Gear Maintenance, are you more careful than this Virginia police department?, 4/12 Nautilus Lifeline: User Error or Gear Malfunction?, 4/12
When Crew Disrespects Your Gear, what to do when your equipment gets broken or lost, 3/12 This Year’s Batch of Dive Gizmos, my picks and pans of the annual DEMA show, 1/12 The Nautilus Lifeline Finally Ships, and how a little openness can prevent PR headaches, 11/11
Pegasus’s New, Cheaper DPV, readers debate: the leisure model is $800 less and just as good, 5/11 The Latest Smuggling Device: Scuba Scooters, 3/11 The 2010 Dive Equipment Show, something for (almost) every diver, 1/11
Underwater Scooter Racing., 11/10 Look, Ma, No Hands Underwater, a DPV that’s easy to maneuver and not too pricey, 7/10 Self-Rescue Tips from Readers, 4/10
Taking Your Cell Phone Diving: Dumb Idea or Good Safety Tool?, 1/10 Reader Advice for Not Getting Lost at Sea, 1/10 Subscribe to Diver, the British Pub, 5/99

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