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BCD safety survey

Scuba STAR Network are conducting one of their regular safety surveys, this time on BCD safety. You can help by going to their website.  You can also see results from their recent survey on regulators.

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Basalt Island Dive – Sat 7th Feb

Last Saturday I finally got around to my first dive of 2009, and my first dive in the Year of the Ox. South China Diving Club went to the South-west corner of Basalt Island, near Sai Kung. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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Suunto recall affects D9 and D6

Suunto have discovered a software bug in their D9 and D6 computers. On rare occasions the bug can cause the instruments to incorrectly track dive time. The following serial numbers are affected: D9 – 62102582 and below D6 – 62103693 … Continue reading

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APD Recall for Faulty Hoses

Ambient Pressure Diving have found problems with some hoses because connector fittings have not been properly crimped. In the photo to the left (from Divernet), the top hose has been crimped correctly and has eight visible flat parts on the … Continue reading

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Apeks Looking for Faulty Regulator

Apeks is recalling any second stage or octopus for its TX, ATX and XTX regulators that was bought before July and has not had an authorised annual service. Apparently they incorrectly assembled one, which was subsequently sold. If you’ve got … Continue reading

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