Sidemount Scuba When and why I became a believer in sidemount scuba. If you are thinking of making the transition to sidemount scuba, read on……View More My Transition to Sidemount Scuba
As mentioned frequently, the most popular local dive spot here is Lake Tahoe. We dive others fairly frequently as well, like Donner Lake, Pyramid Lake…View More SubGravity 6mm Stainless Steel Backplate Review
In the diving community, especially the technical diving community, there are a lot of “facts” thrown around related to best diving practices, equipment, training standards, etc.…View More Are Welded D-Rings Really an Entanglement Hazard?
My first set of scuba tanks was a pair of “tiny doubles” (1800psi 38’s, or so I’m told). I suspect they are actually 45’s, and,…View More Tiny Doubles, I Second That
Don’t believe everything you read on scuba diving message boards I hate to be negative, but some of the most ridiculous things I have ever read…View More Everybody’s an “expert” on diving message boards…
Mounting a GoPro to Scuba Gear recently got my hands on a GoPro Hero video camera. I honestly never gave GoPro much thought since I…View More Mounting a GoPro Camera to Scuba Gear
I’m not sure if the world needed another free classifieds website or not, but here’s one more. I mostly created joeuw.com as a test related to…View More New Free SCUBA Classified Ad Website
I have been using the OMS BC117, 94 pound-lift BCD (wing) for technical diving for quite some time. I’m not very active in tech diving…View More OMS BC117-K 94lb Lift BCD/Wing Review
This is my harness/backplate/wing rig. I think it looks tough. It’s a huge pain to adjust, but sure fits right once you get it set.…View More OMS Deluxe Harness
Even though I enjoy poking at DIR diving purists, I do respect their commitment to the sport, safety and dedication to training and fitness. That said,…View More DIR: Is There Really Only One Right Way to Dive?
Bungee Wing Deaths – Does it Really Happen? This is hilarious. I’ve been getting a bunch of heat ever since my post about using an OMS…View More “Suicidal Bands of Death”??!! Show Me the Data to Prove it
http://www.padi.com/scuba/news-events/default.aspx?id=16722 It’s not a huge surprise considering the rising popularity of closed circuit rebreathers, but it is nevertheless momentous that PADI will begin providing instructional…View More PADI CCR Rebreather Course 2011