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Mask For Men With A Mustache? (1374 views)
We received a question from one of our customers, and we suspected that there are others out there wondering the same thing. The question she asked was as follows: "My husband has a mustache which has made snorkeling nearly impossible due to water p...
How Do I Choose The Right Dive Or Snorkel Mask? (1589 views)
Buying a scuba mask or skin diving mask online can be quite a formidable task. Size, style, nose purge, straps, etc. can all add up to an experience that may intimidate the average user. "So," you may be asking, "what is the best mask for me?" Genera...
Booties & Fins (1339 views)
Unless you are buying a snorkel type strap fin, as some manufacturers have started to make, it is generally recommended that you wear booties, or at the very least a fin sock, with strap style scuba or snorkeling fins.
Proper Weighting For Buoyancy Control Guidlines (3354 views)
Guidelines for Proper Weighting We all know that most new divers tend to need a bit more weight than seasoned ones since Buoyancy Control takes several dives to master. I have over 3,000 dives and still have a challenge every once in a while. Here is...
What Is A Mask Skirt And How Do I Choose? (1387 views)
To choose a mask to fit properly you will first want to pick the proper mask style for your face size and special features, etc. Take a look at this article for more information. Now you are ready to choose the skirt style and color. Most skirt "seal...
Choosing A Snorkel Or Breathing Tube (1221 views)
Snorkels have changed a lot, but have always stayed in 3 basic categories: Dry, Semi-Dry/Splash Guard, and Standard. A Dry Snorkel gets its name from staying dry when you go under water (providing the user keeps the mouthpiece in when doing so). A Se...
Should I Buy Or Rent My Scuba Diving Gear? (1516 views)
Owning and maintaining your own scuba gear is recommended because doing so provides security and knowledge that all your scuba gear functions and performs to fit you. Top reasons why you should own your scuba gear: Hygiene Confidence and Assurance ...
Regulator Maintenance (1690 views)
After each day of diving, your regulator must be cleaned, inspected and prepared for the next use or for storage. As soon as the regulator is removed from the scuba cylinder, reinstall the dust cap over the regulator inlet port. The cap is attached ...
Just Purchased A Scuba Mask? Read This Before Your First Use! (2427 views)
Almost all scuba diving gear requires some preparation before it can be used. When you bring home your scuba mask, you will notice an oily film on the lens of your mask and sometimes on the strap of your mask. Most manufacturers rub a light oil onto ...
Why Gauges Are Important To Scuba Diving (2793 views)
A diver relies on scuba gauges to know three things: Depth Air Consumption Time Depth and Time are vital for nitrogen and air management. A scuba diver needs to know how deep s/he has been, and for how long, in order to judge the necessity and len...
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