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  1. How to Attach a Snap Bolt snaps are used in a variety of ways with technical diving equipment configurations. With a few exceptions, the proper way to attach the snap to an object is to tie it on with braided nylon line (cave line). This is because nylon line is tough enough to withstand a great deal of abuse, yet ...
  2. Assembling Double Cylinders Here is the Dive Gear Express recommended procedure to assemble a set of doubles using any modern design double o-ring style manifold and tank bands. Assembling a doubles set is easy, and the process should take about 30 to 60 minutes if this is the first time you have assembled doubles. We ...
  3. Understanding Nitrox Ready and Oxygen Service Can I use it with Oxygen? Yes and no; this simple question has a complex answer because there is no widely recognized scuba diving standard for what constitutes suitability for oxygen service. Hypothetically, the equipment we sell could be used with oxygen if we describe it as "Nitrox ...
  4. Hogarthian Harness Assembly Instructions Here is the Dive Gear Express recommended procedure to assemble and adjust our hogarthian harness (also called the DIR harness) on to a backplate. The process should take about 60 minutes if this the first time you have assembled a harness. Tools that will make assembly easier are a measuring ...
  5. How to Select a SCUBA Tank This is a detailed article focused on helping divers choose the best SCUBA tank for their specific needs and styles of diving. Tank Definition Tank Choices The Big Lie About Capacity Sport Diving with Air Sport Diving with Nitrox Technical Diving Sidemount Diving Use with >23.5% ...
  6. Oxygen Sensor Handling by Mark Derrick, IANTD certified CCR Instructor The oxygen sensors in analyzers and rebreathers are complex devices, but fundamentally it's helpful to think of them as oxygen powered fuel cells. They operate on a chemical reaction that produces a weak electrical current that can be measured in ...
  7. CCR FAQ - O2ptima-SR Prepared by Mark Derrick, CCR Instructor on Staff How much does an O2ptima-SR cost? A better wording of the question might be 'How much does it cost to switch from an open-circuit diver to a rebreather diver?' The price of the rebreather itself can vary significantly depending on ...
  8. CCR FAQ - Poseidon Se7en Prepared by Mark Derrick, CCR Instructor on Staff How much does a Poseidon Se7en cost? A better wording of the question might be 'How much does it cost to switch from an open-circuit diver to a rebreather diver?' The price of the rebreather itself can vary significantly depending on ...
  9. Valves & Neck Threads This article explains valves used in SCUBA cylinders. How a regulator attaches to the valve and how the valve connects to the cylinder. © Copyright 2002-2018 Dive Gear Express, LLC SCUBA cylinder valves come in right-hand and left-hand designs, referring to the side of the valve knob, not ...
  10. Rebreather Absorbent Selection And Handling Applications for Sofnolime Diving environments have temperature ranges and elevated pressures (resulting in higher gas densities) that are particularly demanding for carbon dioxide removal. The Sofnolime diving grades are formulated for use in commercial and recreational closed-circuit or ...
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