Saturday, December 31, 2016
Open Water Scuba Diving Presentation: Tanks and Proper Weighting (part 1)
#scuba #scubadiving #learntodive #tanksandweight #youtube #jcaelitescuba
Please visit my YouTube Channel for new videos each week: https://www.youtube.com/jcaelitescuba
VOLUME AND WORKING PRESSURE
Deciding which size cylinder to use to match your diving goals or needs can be daunting. Getting a tank with a larger volume can mean longer dives but it could also mean having a greater reserve to count on. When i first started diving i was a TOTAL air hog. Not only did i go through air like it was going out style but it seemed like everyone was getting to do really long dives. When i bought my first really large cylinder i thought i was being really smart. I'll never run out of air NOW but when i had to carry that DAMN thing around i really started to wonder what was i thinking. I got sucked into buying a low pressure cylinder first thinking that i could get more air out of it by just over-filling it.
I now i know you're not suppose to do that but those were the early days and i really thought it wasn't a big deal. As time went by i was able to relax a little and my air consumption went down. What was really happening was that i was just WAY to impatient and always going to fast. It seemed a little weird at first telling myself to go slower because the only thing i wanted to do was get into the water like it was yesterday. I remember hearing people talking about air consumption but i really didn't know there was anything you could do about it. As time went by and i learned to slow down and relax i was able to cut my air consumption down by half if not more.
#scuba #scubadivinglessons #learntoscubadive #PortlandOR #VancouverWA #BlackFriday #LudicrousSpeed Want to learn how to dive, con...
Response to article, "Lack of fitness spells disaster for inexperienced dive duo" #scuba #medicalhistoryquestionnaire #me...
An evaluation of diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Not the act of diving, but the logistics of diving and what you need to knowIf you are traveling to an international location, please read my blog, " Checklist for Referral Divers for their dive destinati...
Blog articles that you might have not read in a while. Some great lessons that you might have forgotten. Never be complacent underwater.Learning how to get into the water with scuba diving gear isn't difficult. Every diver gets into the water. However, getting out of the ...