Archive for the ‘Dive Gear’ Category

Shaw’s Cove and a new 4.8 Watt LED Light

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 12:30 4 Comments

Yesterday I went for a dive with my friend Brooke at Shaw’s Cove in Laguna Beach. We had a great dive with pristine conditions. We even ran into a Moray eel just before we hit our turn around point. After the dive we stopped by Laguna Sea Sports to get some fills and take advantage [...]

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Zippers or Velcro Pockets

Friday, June 27, 2008 2:22 5 Comments

Tonight I sprung a leak.  I was diving Veterans Park at Redondo Beach when my DUI TLS350 left me with a foot full of water.  The good news is that I was able to test my new ScubaPro MK25/s600 regulator and my new Atomic Mouthpiece .  I bought the new regulator from Ocean Adventures Dive Co. last weekend.  [...]

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Have You Serviced Your Backup Light lately?

Friday, June 20, 2008 22:28 2 Comments

I learned an important lesson about servicing my backup lights several months ago on a night dive at Veteran’s Park (Redondo Beach).  We were out of the canyon and just screwing around to at between 20 and 30 feet when my buddy Mark’s primary went out.  I was almost giddy at the thought of finally [...]

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Oil Rigs and Stage Bottles and Divemaster Certification – Oh my!

Saturday, June 7, 2008 0:09 No Comments

Wow, so much has been going on, and I haven’t posted any of it. I’m finally picking up my Divemaster Certification through Ocean Adventures Dive Co.  So far we’ve only completed the knowledge reviews and watched a cheesy PADI video.  We take the written tests on Thursday and then spend two full days in the pool [...]

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DeepSeaSupply Steel BackPlate and Wing

Monday, January 21, 2008 19:48 2 Comments

New Toys Wahoo!! I’ve been dreaming of serious cave/wreck diving, and today I am one step closer to my goal.  This afternoon I picked up my first backplate complete with a new wing, and hogarthian harness.  Now I have something to strap doubles to.

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Bent DIN Tank Valve

Monday, November 5, 2007 17:13 No Comments

Today I was sad to find out why my tank couldn’t be filled for the weekend.  It appears the DIN valve was damaged on my last trip to Catalina.  I had the tank strapped to the top of my dive trunk.  The trunk fell over and when the tank hit the concrete it bent the [...]

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Couldn’t dive this weekend.

Sunday, November 4, 2007 18:13 2 Comments

Not sure what this does yet. “Optional Excerpt”?

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