Have you ever looked at your dive buddy's equip. and shook your head?

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asked Mar 18, 2018 in Scuba Diving by Cvet (3,369 points)
I am a repair tech and I just got a regulator in to repair that had the mouthpiece on the octo that is black with mold. The other thing I don't like is the mouthpieces on the Octo that are so big that they would choke you.

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answered Mar 20, 2018 by frontbeast (2,220 points)
selected May 23, 2018 by Cvet
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Not on that note. But know a Guy Who buyes All the newest techno gear. And he has No need for it. And he dosnt know how to use Half of it anyway......
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answered Mar 20, 2018 by richardehyman (2,630 points)
Yup. Usually with envy. LOL I'm pretty bare bones.
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answered Mar 26, 2018 by George1224 (5,147 points)
I know a guy that buys everything he sees and hangs it on his gear. He looks like a one man band when he gears up. He even has something I havent seen sold anywhere. They are small cloth covered magnets the he puts inside and outside of his mask lenses that are used to wipe the fog of the inside while underwater. Some people .......
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answered Mar 28, 2018 by DiveMasterJen (25 points)
Often, but I am obsessed with keeping everything tight to my body while being fully streamlined. When I outfit myself I think of reducing the risk of getting tangled in something, and access to my octo / drop weights in the event of an emergency. My big tip: forget strapping your knife to your leg. I use zip ties to mount mine to my BCD hose right on my chest for easy access. I love to offer suggestions to other divers on how to better streamline their equipment, but only if they want the info OR if what they are doing is just not safe.
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