Apeks Tek 3 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) are close to 25 years old, and while they’re still exceptionally good regulators, the hose routing sucks, and getting parts has become a hassle. For sport diving I use an […]

Aqualung Airsource 3 Review

For recreational diving, I’m a big fan of what’s becoming known as the “safe second” stage BCD inflator/alternate air source. I very recently switched from the original SeaQuest Air Source, to the Aqualung Airsource 3. I mentioned in another post that I like the original better. I made two more dives with it today, his […]

DIR: An Alternate View

http://www.inspired-training.com/DIR%20-%20Whats%20its%20not.htm I’m not sure just what to think about DIR. There are aspects that I most certainly agree with. Gear standardization, for example, I believe makes sense. The idea that every reef diver should be carrying a 7 foot hose? I’m not so sure. Like a lot of people, I am interested in learning why […]

Don’t Do This!

Here’s the thing.  If you ever need to use your alternate air source, it is very unlikely that you’ll be the one breathing from it. how to use ivermectin pour on for chickens  To review, the procedure for providing an octopus second stage regulator to your buddy is as follows: 1) Your buddy signals “out […]

Open Water SCUBA Class

I spent the early part of my day today teaching a PADI Open Water SCUBA class at Sierra Diving Center.  This one’s a private class for one person.  I was surprised to hear that this student has friends who say they would love to dive, but feel that the training is too time consuming??? This […]