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July 2008    Download the Entire Issue (PDF) Available to the Public Vol. 34, No. 7   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
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Reader Tip: “Pad” Your Camera Gear

from the July, 2008 issue of Undercurrent   Subscribe Now

Subscriber Foster Bam (Greenwich, CT) offers up an odd way of protecting his SLR camera in its housing from leaks, but he swears it works.

“Since most housings suspend the camera in the middle of the space on a platform mount, any absorbent material in the housing bottom will capture the water before it reaches the camera. When I first saw this done, it was a fellow diver who stuffed an old sock in his housing. However, I’ve found that a feminine hygiene pad is more compact and far more absorbent.”

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