Scuba Gear Reviews by Leonard Ng


Rating: Very convenient... 06/14/2008

I thought it will easily slip through my tank but i was long. it holds my tanks well. and its easy for my to cary my tank. as im short, i wont have a hard time carrying the tank by the "neck"

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Rating: Excellent! 04/10/2008

Simple but built with tough materials. I dont like the clip at the rear. I dont have a 1" webbing/harness on my bc. Planning to cut it out.

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Rating: Not so bright... 01/21/2008

it comes with a camera base mount and a 5 led torch. not so bright though, but for that price, its quite worth it.

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Rating: Spacious! 01/21/2008

its a perfect pocket, expecially for those BP/Wing users. u can put most of your things in there, ranging from SOS items to reel or lift bag.

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Rating: Informative! 01/21/2008

very informative! it gives the overall picture of the specialty and itll be more easier for you to understand what the book is telling.

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Scuba Stainless Steel Safety Shears
Rating: Scuba-Stainless-Steel-Safety-Shears great piece of tool 10/10/2007

Better than a knife, cheap but useful.

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Mares X-Vision Mask Strap
Rating: Mares-X-Vision-Mask-Strap what can i say... its a strap, but hardly to find elsewhere 10/10/2007

nice piece of strap. i can hardly find it elsewhere. Thumbs up, scuba.com

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XS Scuba Beefy Polyolefin Hot Dive Socks
Rating: XS-Scuba-Beefy-Polyolefin-Hot-Dive-Socks Good for donning and doffing my wetsuit 10/10/2007

Easy to slide on/off my wetsuit. it does provide a bit of warmth wearing under the boots. The opening area is a bit tight.

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291 out of 591 people found this review helpful.

XS Scuba 3mm Rynohyde Diving Gloves
Rating: XS-Scuba-3mm-Rynohyde-Diving-Gloves on the bigger side 10/10/2007

order the large size, but exchanged for a medium side. Nice and warm gloves though.

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Henderson Polyolefin Hot Dive Socks
Rating: Henderson-Polyolefin-Hot-Dive-Socks Not really stretchable 10/10/2007

Managed to put it on, but after removing it, its stretched a bit, expecially at the opening area. Basically, its nice, but i dont like the "after wear" shape. it doesnt shrink back to original shape at the open area.

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Henderson Polyolefin Hot Dive Socks
Rating: Henderson-Polyolefin-Hot-Dive-Socks Good for utilities/tools 10/10/2007

does not fit my spare mask, but good enough for other tools/itilities, like SMB, backup lights, dye marker, etc.

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309 out of 639 people found this review helpful.

Hyperflex by Henderson Lycra Long Sleeve Rash Guard
Rating: Hyperflex-by-Henderson-Lycra-Long-Sleeve-Rash-Guard comfortable 07/02/2007

sizes are on the big side. quite lasting.

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Hyperflex by Henderson Lycra Long Sleeve Rash Guard
Rating: Hyperflex-by-Henderson-Lycra-Long-Sleeve-Rash-Guard very comfortable 06/10/2007

ordered one, very warm and comfortable

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Hyperflex by Henderson Lycra Long Sleeve Rash Guard
Rating: Hyperflex-by-Henderson-Lycra-Long-Sleeve-Rash-Guard perfect fit 06/10/2007

very comfortable

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Hyperflex by Henderson Lycra Long Sleeve Rash Guard
Rating: Hyperflex-by-Henderson-Lycra-Long-Sleeve-Rash-Guard order a larger size 06/10/2007

ordered one based on the sizing chart, but it was too small when it arrived. returned back and got one size larger.

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Hyperflex by Henderson Lycra Long Sleeve Rash Guard
Rating: Hyperflex-by-Henderson-Lycra-Long-Sleeve-Rash-Guard Cheap and! Good! 06/10/2007

very comfortable and cheap!

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302 out of 547 people found this review helpful.

Hyperflex by Henderson Lycra Long Sleeve Rash Guard
Rating: Hyperflex-by-Henderson-Lycra-Long-Sleeve-Rash-Guard Quality is good but ... 04/12/2007

Quality is good, but the size chart is a bit mis-leading. i need to return one to get a size bigger.

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Sherwood Supertilt 2 Compass Module
Rating: Sherwood-Supertilt-2-Dive-Compass-Module Great compass 04/12/2007

I prefer a compass on the console, rather than mounting one on the wrist. It provides you a better angle for you to look at your console compass than the wrist compass.

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Trident Marking Pen
Rating: Trident-Marking-Pen Great marker 04/12/2007

Great for you to put a mark on your dive items. As you know, its easy for you to loose a gear within a boat.

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Mares ABS Plus Locking Fin / Buckle Assembly
Rating: Mares-ABS-Plus-Locking-Fin---Buckle-Assembly Getting it for spare 04/12/2007

Im using an ABS plus buckle currently. Its easy for me to remove my fins or put on my fins. I recommend it.

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Sherwood Pony Bottle Pressure Gauge
Rating: Sherwood-Pony-Bottle-Dive-Pressure-Gauge A little bit too small 04/12/2007

Hard to see because its a bit too small. half an inch wider will be good.

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Sherwood Pony Bottle Pressure Gauge
Rating: Sherwood-Pony-Bottle-Dive-Pressure-Gauge I feel the warmth 04/12/2007

Got this one, as im using a 1.5mm. It provides me with additional warmth. Recommended it. You can also wear it as a single piece. nice enough.

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Mares ABS Plus Locking Fin / Buckle Assembly
Rating: Mares-ABS-Plus-Locking-Fin---Buckle-Assembly Great item ... easy removal 04/12/2007

Getting this one as a spare for my existing ABS plus. Easy for me to remove my fins or put on my fins.

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Mares ABS Plus Locking Fin / Buckle Assembly
Rating: Mares-ABS-Plus-Locking-Fin---Buckle-Assembly Good knife 04/12/2007

Easy one finger removal. Big enough for you to grip

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Mares ABS Plus Locking Fin / Buckle Assembly
Rating: Mares-ABS-Plus-Locking-Fin---Buckle-Assembly Getting this as a spare 04/12/2007

Great item, easy to remove and put it on. Recommend it.

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife A versatile knife 02/24/2007

dont get rust easily, and very durable. the best thing is, better than SS knives, cheaper than titanium knives.

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife Its not really small... 02/24/2007

I have no idea how big its gonna be. When it reached me, i didnt expect it to be that big. I need a smaller retractor. But other than that, it serves its purpose. You pull it, it retracts by itself. Good to mount it on your gauge. I dont recommend it to be used with your camera or light. Because when you pull it out, it has a force to retract it. so, youll be tired in no time if you are using your light during night time or using your camera to shoot something. Those coil-lanyard is recommended.

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife Very useful. 02/24/2007

Im using a back inflator BC. so, i dont have any pockets to put my things. The pocket is very useful to my. I attached to my waist belt on my right side, and i can put my spare light, spare knife, etc.

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife Bright enough to be primary light 02/24/2007

a very bright light. If you are not really into Night/Wreck/Cave diving, this piece of torch can act as your primary torch. It serves you well, for recreational purpose.

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife Small and Handy 02/24/2007

Small and Handy to be as a backup light. Very bright with 2 watts.

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Underwater Kinetics Light O-Ring
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Dive-Light-O-Ring Great to have it as spare... 02/24/2007

Great to have it on your "Save-A-Dive kit"

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Innovative Signal Mirror
Rating: Innovative-Signal-Mirror A GREAT Survival tool 02/24/2007

A small and handy survival tool to have it on your during your dives. Small enough to put inside your BC pocket.

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife A High Quality Knife... 02/24/2007

A high-quality dive knife can also serve as a tool–stepping in as a light pry bar, a screwdriver, a hammer, and even an equipment modifier, if needed. In short, every diver should have a dive knife and the Blue Tang from Underwater Kinetics is one of my top choices. I have big calves, but im not very fat. The depth compensating leg straps that come with it, is a bit short. When i mount it onto my calf, i have to adjust it to the max. Shorter by 1 more inch, the strap will not be able to fit me. so, i wonder will it fit those really big size diver out there...

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Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife Great book to refresh your knowledge 02/24/2007

With all the questions and answers available in this book, a diver will be able to refresh his mind in no time. You dont have to read through your open water textbook again. Just flip through this "thin" book, and answer all the questions, youll gain back your knowledge.

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Scuba Stainless Steel Safety Shears
Rating: Scuba-Stainless-Steel-Safety-Shears Wonderful Underwater Shear 02/23/2007

Its good to have at least 2 knives/shears with you when youre in the water, as a backup. Handle is big enough although you are using gloves. I give it 4 star because the image on the website didnt show the exact size of the shear. so, for people that havent seen a shear before, will not have any idea how big it could be.

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Innovative O-Ring Kit
Rating: Innovative-O-Ring-Kit Great to have it as spare... 02/23/2007

Its great to have this as spare. you dont know when your tank/reg will give way on you.

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301 out of 573 people found this review helpful.

Underwater Kinetics Blue Tang Hydralloy Knife
Rating: Underwater-Kinetics-Blue-Tang-Hydralloy-Knife A High Quality Knife... 02/23/2007

A high-quality dive knife can also serve as a tool–stepping in as a light pry bar, a screwdriver, a hammer, and even an equipment modifier, if needed. In short, every diver should have a dive knife and the Blue Tang from Underwater Kinetics is one of my top choices. I have big calves, but im not very fat. The depth compensating leg straps that come with it, is a bit short. When i mount it onto my calf, i have to adjust it to the max. Shorter by 1 more inch, the strap will not be able to fit me. so, i wonder will it fit those really big size diver out there...

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