Dry Suit Diving – Getting Started Diving in a dry suit can be a little intimidating (and expensive), but it is an incredibly rewarding experience…View More Should You Consider Dry Suit Diving?
Like everything Dive Gears Express sells, DGX Gears XTRA regulators are not only a great value, but great gear. Given my experience so far, I have no hesitation recommending them to even the most demanding diver.View More DGX Gears XTRA Regulator Review
Why dive sidemount scuba when there’s nothing wrong with back mount? The average recreational diver probably doesn’t give much thought to sidemount scuba. Many divers…View More Why Dive Sidemount?
How to travel with your diving equipment. Take everything you need without hassle and excess baggage fees. Traveling light with scuba gear is an art.…View More Traveling Light With Scuba Gear
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
Deepblu Introduces the COSMIQ Dive Computer UPDATE 10/24/16: The v.9 COSMIQ firmware update includes a setting for freshwater. There are a few other updates since…View More COSMIQ Dive Computer Review – Part I
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?
Someone named Laura disagrees with me, but I have long maintained that the best dive fin ever made is the Apollo Prestige. I love it…View More Dive Rite XT vs. Apollo Prestige Dive Fins
The Scubapro Seawing Nova It is with a heavy heart that I recently made my first fin change in over 20 years. For decades, I’ve…View More Scubapro Seawing Nova Dive Fin Review
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…
Sort out dive log computer compatibility problems and getting your old dive computer data into your new software. Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’ve…View More Moving your dive logbook from PC to Mac
Review of the Shearwater Petrel Dive Computer I’ve owned and used a number of dive computers over the years. The most recent of these was…View More Shearwater Petrel Dive Computer
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
Dive fins have undergone a revolution in recent years. In addition to countless designs using every material imaginable, split fins, fins with hinges, unique venting…View More Deep See Pulse Dive Fin Review
About a month ago, I decided it was time to think about replacing my old Poseidon Cyklon 300 regulator with something a little more up…View More SubGear Cayman SCUBA Regulator Review
Apeks Tek 3 About six months ago, I made a regulator change on my technical rig from Poseidon to Apeks. My Poseidon regs (Cyklon 300’s)…View More Apeks Tek 3 Review
Last week, after literally thousands of dives in drysuits, I decided to buy myself a little something for my birthday; dry gloves. Specifically, I bought…View More DUI Dry Gloves, Zip Glove Review
Top 5 SCUBA Regulators Under $200 People have been asking me to rate low-priced regulators for a while, so I’ve gathered up a few of…View More Top 5 SCUBA Regulators Under $200
In an earlier post, I indicated that I’ve used the SubGear XP10 Dive Computer with my MacBook Pro, which was true at the time; however,…View More Dive Industry, Listen Up… Then Respond!
[wp_geo_map] http://www.rgj.com/article/20110801/NEWS/110801045/Sheriff-Body-found-Lake-Tahoe-could-from-1990s-accident If there’s one dive in Lake Tahoe that required solid buoyancy skills, the Rubicon Wall is that dive. A diver’s body was…View More SCUBA Diver’s Body Recovered in Lake Tahoe After Almost 20 Years
These are my new Apeks Tek3 regulators fresh from the dive shop on the front seat of my truck! They’ve been tuned but the zip…View More My New Apeks TEK3 Regulators!
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
The subject comes up in every class we teach, at dive sites and on boats. That is, which regulator to tank fitting should I choose?…View More SCUBA Regulators: DIN vs. Yoke?