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November 2019    Download the Entire Issue (PDF) Vol. 34, No. 11   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
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Failing to Turn Your Tank On All the Way Is “Simply Stupid”

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One of my pet peeves is when people hook up their regulators, turn on the air to check pressure, and either haven't fully turned it on or -- even worse -- turned it off while leaving the regulator hooked up so they won't lose any air prior to the start of the dive. Instead, you run the chance of losing your life.

The regulator-to-tank is a sealed system. It's not going to leak. If it is leaking, you have a different problem to solve before you start your dive....


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