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Technical Diving Gear

Below are a few lists of gear you will need to complete our technical diving courses. If you find yourself in need of a few items, please contact us for a quote.

For All Classes:

  • Two cutting devices
  • Two bottom timers/depth gauges (or computers)
  • Bungee necklace
  • Wrist Slate
  • Pocket slate
  • BC Pocket- if not on drysuit

All Classes Backmount:

  • Double tanks with isolation manifold
  • Wing style Bladder- minimum 55 lb lift.
  • Harness System
  • Reel with at minimum 150 ft of line
  • Two first stages (two second stages, two inflator hoses, and one pressure gauge)
  • 5 to 7 ft long hose for primary second stage

All Classes Sidemount:

  • Two equally matched, large capacity cylinder with lefthand and righthand valves
  • Sidemount style BCD
  • Reel with at minimum 150 ft of line
  • Two first stages, each with one second stage, one inflator hose, and one pressure gauge.
  • 5 to 7 ft long hose for one of the second stages
  • Retaining bands to stow long hose to tank

All Classes Rebreather:

  • A complete closed circuit rebreather
  • Minimum of 1 CCR dive computer, or bottom timer and depth gauge
  • Access to an oxygen analyzer
  • Bailout gas supply (and an externally carried redundant air source).

Additional Gear for Advanced Nitrox, Deco Procedures, and Trimix Courses:

  • Drysuit
  • Minimum 50 lb lift bag
  • Deco bottle rigged with two clips for side slinging and O2 ready- minimum 40 cu.ft.
  • O2 clean first stage with second stage and pressure gauge
  • Signaling device (whistle, mirror, etc)

Additional Gear for Trimix Courses:

  • Dry suit inflation bottle with mounting system
  • Regulator with LP inflator hose and button gauge for dry suit inflation bottle.

Additional Gear for Cave Courses:

  • Non-directional line markers – cookies or clothes pins
  • Primary light source
  • 2 secondary/ back-up lights
  • 2 reels total- one primary and one cavern reel


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