Diving Equipment

Paradise Lost

I recently bought a GoPro camera and accessories and was dismayed at the amount of packaging I had to discard, much of it plastic. Even buying routine groceries, fruit and vegetables in plastic wrapping results in a full load of…

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Rebreathers Offer Diving Advantages – At a Price

modern diving marvels are not for everyone Closed-circuit rebreathers have become very popular with technical divers since they offer the possibility to do extreme dives without the imposition of carrying an enormous amount of gas. I was at the forefront…

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No computer, no sense!

There’s a feeling of instant camaraderie among the passengers on a liveaboard dive boat because it’s in the interest of everyone on board that nobody has an accident. However, you don’t usually know everyone beforehand, neither do you know their…

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What’s Better: DIN or A-clamp?

The international A-clamp fitting enabling a regulator to be connected to a tank was once ubiquitous at diving centers worldwide, but recently the German DIN fitting appears to becoming more popular. When it comes to buying a new regulator, the…

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