Mares Writing Slate 415719 130587

Mfg Part #: 415719
 $11.95 
  • Underwater slate comes with tethered pencil  
  • Attaches to BCD with quick release clip
  • Blank on both sides
  • DIMENSIONS: 4" x 6"
  • FULL MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY

Customer Reviews for Mares Writing Slate:

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Average Customer Review: based on 16 reviews.

Rating: Handy little slate
Reviewer: Jonathan Seckler  -  View all my reviews
only ding id give is for the plastic tubing that connects the marker to the slate its not as secure as id like. the pencil came off between dives and when i tried to reconnect it, the plastic tubing frayed.

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19 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Just the right size!
Reviewer: jean-pierre d.  -  View all my reviews
This slate Mares writing slate is the perfect solution for those wanting to pass along highly detailed and specific information to other divers, be it on technical dives / underwater construction tasks such as the current project Im on. Accropodes are not the easiest things to work with / around, however if you remove the extra stress that comes with not being able to communicate clearly, then thats always a plus!

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28 out of 55 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Didnt Actually Buy This Slate - Scuba.com was out of stock
Reviewer: Paul M.  -  View all my reviews
The title says it. This was one of several items for which Scuba.com was out of stock and backordered so long they cancelled the item from my order. At least for this item, Scuba.com let me know it was delayed. Some other items were delayed, so my whole order was delayed without any communication, even though I paid extra for "3-day delivery". I guess that means 3 days after they finally get around to assembling the order and seeing if some items will come back into stock. The Mares slate is probably just fine, but it seems peculiar to be prompted by Scuba.com email to write a review for products they cancelled from my order for being out of stock and backordered. Very unpleased with Scuba.com on delaying shipment without notice, essentially wasting the extra shipping I paid for expedited delivery.

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26 out of 52 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Mares Writing Slate Review - $11.95 - Scuba Gear Customer Reviews
Reviewer: Michelle L.
Great slate. Wish it came with a brass clip instead of a plastic one.

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Rating: Writing Slate
Reviewer: jeff thomas  -  View all my reviews
My son just got certified and this slate worked great communicating with him under water. Highly recommended.

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22 out of 40 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Joeldiver
Reviewer: Joel Koricich  -  View all my reviews
My first slate and I couldnt have made a better choice. Perfect design and user friendly. I research things to the extreme even if it is a simple item and this slate is perfoms as described. Trust this purchase.

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297 out of 562 people found this review helpful.

Rating: jeff
Reviewer: jody myers  -  View all my reviews
what can i say it is a slate nothing fancy but works well. the size is large and space to make notes for future reference good by but still a slate.

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57 out of 119 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Worked as expected
Reviewer: David Sieputowski  -  View all my reviews
Used on a night dive to remember coordinates.Good visually and there was no wash out. Cleaned up fairly well.Of course, you really should use a retractor with it to get best result.

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51 out of 102 people found this review helpful.

Rating: writing slate very handy
Reviewer: Cheryl Twaddell  -  View all my reviews
I used this slate on a recent dive trip to BVI. The dive master actually used it more than me to communicate with us. Very easy to attach and carry with you. Very handy. The only draw back seems to be in the erasing what you wrote dept. It does not come clean easily. Very worth the minimum amount of money it cost.

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331 out of 702 people found this review helpful.

Rating: Mares Writing Slate
Reviewer: Craig Walker
This is exactly what I was looking for. The slate is easy to use, easy for other divers to see, and attaches in a way that does not restrict or encumber the diver. Higly recommend!

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99 out of 192 people found this review helpful.

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Questions and Answers for Mares Writing Slate:


  • Robert:

    What is the slate made of?

    Bill  (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com):

    These are plastic slates. For the exact material you would need to contact the manufacturers directly. We have their information listed on our warranty page. http://www.scuba.com/resources/warranty_info.asp

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