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BEST WAY TO TIE A KNOT IN SHOCK CORD (BUNGEE)

Simple to follow steps to tie a secure know in bungee cord.

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HOW TO MAKE A REGULATOR NECKLACE FROM SHOCK CORD

Regulator necklaces are becoming more common for recreational divers recently, while you can buy ready-made rubber versions of THIS. They can also be made from bungee cord (shock cord) if you have a little skill and patience.

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THE CORRECT WAY TO THREAD A TANK CAM-BAND BUCKLE

Correctly threading a tank cam band is important to ensure the tank is securely fastened to the BCD, if not the result can be the tank dropping out of the BCD while the diver is on the boat.  This could result in a nasty injury to one of the divers, and/or damage to the equipment.

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TIPS ON EQUALIZING YOUR EARS WHEN DIVING

As all divers know, equalizing your ears properly is a critical part of diving. Not doing so can result in sharp pain, and even bursting of your eardrums!

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USE OF ENERGY DRINKS WHEN DIVING

Energy drinks, such as Red Bull are marketed as an energy booster; and you can understand the attraction to a diver. Imagine a long day of diving, everyone starts to get a little lazy/sleepy in the late afternoon; break out the Red Bulls and get a kick to keep you going...

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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR AIR CONSUMPTION

Staying underwater longer is a goal for most of us when we are scuba diving, here`s how you can improve your air consumption...

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ARCHIMEDES PRINCIPLE FOR DIVERS

Everyone learns about this Greek guy, in their Open Water class; but most forget about him once they leave the classroom. But buoyancy is a fundamental law of diving, it can't be beaten, bent or broken! Understanding its effect can help you to understand the causes of your buoyancy problems!

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HOW TO TRY ON A SCUBA DIVING MASK

Do you know how to correctly test the fit of a scuba diving mask?  By getting a well-fitting mask, you will have a more pleasurable experience when you actually enter the water. 

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HOW TO SELECT THE MOST SUITABLE FINS

Selecting the right scuba diving fins for yourself is not as easy as it might first appear… Common sense would be to go ask some friends and see what fins they use/recommend.   However, there is one big flaw in this method!  Everyone is an individual and just like we don`t all wear the same size/style of a shoe the same goes for fins too. 

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HOW TO CHOOSE A SCUBA DIVING REGULATOR

A regulator is generally a big investment for a recreational diver, however, it can also be invaluable. Once you have your own equipment, such as a regulator you will notice yourself start to stabilize more (improving air consumption, and maybe buoyancy too).  But what are the important things to look for when buying a regulator?

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