Getting to Know 8 Online SCUBA Diving Communities

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How do you get your SCUBA on between dive trips? Since many divers look forward to diving on specific dive vacations or the occasional weekend, staying in touch with the sport during our ‘dry spells’ can help us stay current as well as sate our hunger for diving between trips.

Doing that is getting easier! Until recently, our choices for online SCUBA communities has been… well… one. The past few years have seen expansion of internet resources for divers.

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6 Things to Love About Duct Tape in Your SCUBA Kit

6 Things to Love About Duct Tape in Your SCUBA Kit

By SKuba Steve

Because duct tape isn't JUST sticky and awesome! Click the link below for the full blog post!

  • #1 Write your EAN mix on your tank

    By SKuba Steve

    By writing your EAN mix on your tank when you pick it up at the dive shop you can be sure to enter the right value into your computer or use it with your tables in dive planning.

  • #2 Don't Forget Your MOD

    By SKuba Steve

    Once you've identified the EAN mix it's a good idea to write down the Maximum Operating Depth (MOD) of the gas for planning purposes. Be sure to check out what ppO2 you're using for gas planning!

  • #3 Write your students names

    By SKuba Steve

    Customers and fellow divers appreciate it when you call them by name. It's not always easy but a little duct tape goes a long way to improving the customer experience! 

  • #4 Basic Dive Plan

    By SKuba Steve

    Write down your planned depth and time.

  • #5 Contingency Plan

    By SKuba Steve

    Just in case you break the max depth of your primary dive plan… what's your contingency plan?

  • #6 Label your gear!

    By SKuba Steve

    On a crowded dive boat it can be easy to lose track of your gear. Put your name on it! People might look at you sideways at first but you'll get the last laugh when they're asking to borrow your tape.

Duct tape is handy to have in the garage, the laundry room, in your office desk or even your sock drawer but did you know that white duct tape can be a valuable addition to your SCUBA diving kit?

Here are six reasons to throw a roll of duct tape into your kit in a cool new info-graphic (above). (driven by www.quiet.ly if you’re interested)

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