Deep Diving on SCUBA

For years I was considered somewhat of a rogue in the recreational diving community. Having made decompression dives beyond 200 feet many times, I believed I pretty well had scuba diving down. Looking back, I am amazed at how much time we spent in those days working out complex decompression schedules using U.S. Navy dive […]

Is my SCUBAPRO Titanium regulator compatible with the use of Nitrox or pure oxygen?

I personally love titanium for a regulator material, but it generally isn’t a good choice for tech divers due to incompatibility with high concentrations of oxygen (above 40%) in the breathing gas mix. The following from Scubapro offers some detail why this is the case. Source (the following): “Titanium is not compatible with high […]

Atomic Frameless Mask

I just bought a new mask for the first time in 20 years. For deep technical diving, I keep a backup with me, but it’s always been just a cheap old thing I never thought much about.Until yesterday, my primary mask has been a Mares single window job that has been my companion for easily […]