Scuba Gear Reviews by Roger Barlow

Oceanic VT-Pro Computer Guard
Rating: Oceanic-VT-Pro-Dive-Computer-Guard item as described 10/06/2012

Rated this low because it was to be shipped free with other items that were out of stock. Paid almost as much in shipping as the selling price of the guard.

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Scuba BC Knife
Rating: Scuba-BC-Dive-Knife Good knife - it is what it is, a not too small BC knife. 11/08/2011

Handle is rather thin. The blunt blade does have a pretty sharp point - not the typical prying point blunts normally have. I bought 2 blunts and in retrospect, I should have bought a sharp and a blunt just to compare better. Wanted something handy that I could grab easily with either hand for dealing with speared fish and cutting trot-lines and monofilament. The long serrated edge and somewhat sharp point of the blunt will do everything. Dilevery was very prompt with the economy shipping.

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Scuba BC Knife
Rating: Scuba-BC-Dive-Knife a needed accessory for the belt 04/09/2010

Having a second or more pack to use for the next dive or to warm up after the first pack runs out is absolutely necessary, unless you can boil water between dives. I guess thats why they make camp stoves. A solar oven would be a nice way to boil a spare while diving.

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167 out of 367 people found this review helpful.

Scuba BC Knife
Rating: Scuba-BC-Dive-Knife works as claimed, but... 04/09/2010

Have only tried this product as a heating pad at home. Retains heat for at least an hour in air. I doubt the time will be that long in water at 10 deg or more below room temp. Will use for diving in a couple of months and for hunting next winter.

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Scuba BC Knife
Rating: Scuba-BC-Dive-Knife Best wet suit Ive ever had 08/09/2009

Ive owned about 6 wet suits of various weights and manufacturers and have been "OK" with most of them. I used this suit this weekend in water temps down to about 65F. Noticeably warmer than my old 3mm. Much easier to get on and off. Im 5-11 and 195 pounds. I bought the XL and found it fits comfortably. Sleeves and legs are about an inch or more longer than necessary, but that leaves more room for flex - worked well and covered boot tops and went well under gloves. The only problems I noticed were the thick spine pad takes getting used to - especially hard while riding in boat - not too noticable in the water. The other problem is the velcro that holds the leash to the thumb loop below the zipper is lame - wont stay hooked, because leash is a little short and velcro is not "sticky" enough.

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Scuba BC Knife
Rating: Scuba-BC-Dive-Knife INNOVATIVE SCUBA.COM SLAP STRAP 09/19/2006

I started to throw it away after the buckles flipped open a couple of times - dring a dive. I replaced buckle system with velcro - easier to adjust and doesnt come loose.

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159 out of 298 people found this review helpful.

Scuba BC Knife
Rating: Scuba-BC-Dive-Knife MARES CLIPPER FULL FOOT SNORKEL FINS 09/19/2006

Perfect for the kids, especially at the discounted price. Lets them join the activities and teaches responsibility for their own equipment. Would be nice if bouyancy was slightly positive.

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263 out of 519 people found this review helpful.

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