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1. Mask Advice
A mask is needed to create an airspace in front of your eyes so that they can focus as humans have not developed through evolution to focus underwater. Unlike swimming goggles, the nose is incorporated into the airspace of a mask to allow scu...
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2. Help Choosing Diving Fins
Fins make it possible for divers to move through the water with efficiency and ease. To learn more about fins read down, alternatively go straight to the Diving Fins department. Foot Pocket Types? Full foot fins are generally lighter and mo...
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3. Help Choosing a Snorkel
In it's purest form a snorkel is simply a tube with a fixed curved section which finishes with a mouthpiece. Its sole purpose is to allow the user to breathe easily and efficiently without having to raise their head out of the water. Scuba di...
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4. Help Choosing a Wet Suit
Wetsuits work by trapping a layer of water next to your skin, which your body heats and that water in return keeps you warm. The down side of this is that cold water must first flood into the wetsuit which may be somewhat uncomfortable! It th...
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5. Help choosing a Dry Suits
Dry suits work by keeping the water out whilst trapping a layer of air next to your skin which is a better insulator of heat than water. There are two major types of dry suit - trilaminate and neoprene. Both have distinct advantages but in th...
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6. Fabric Guide
Fourth Element are the leaders when it comes to undersuits and thermal protection, this page breaks down some of the technolgies used and explains some of the great features. Xerotherm - The Ultimate Base Layer Xerotherm Arctic - Extreme Per...
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7. Help Choosing a Dive Computer
Since back in the 80's dive computers have been revolutionising the way that we dive. Before the dive computer came along you would calculate your dive time based on the maximum depth you were diving to. The dive computer changed this signifi...
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8. Help Choosing a Dive Regulator
When divers talk about regulators they are usually talking about a complete set of regulators which is typically made up of a first stage, hoses, a second stage, a redundant second stage (normally referred to as an Octopus) and a instrument c...
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9. Help Choosing a BCD
When divers talk about regulators they are usually talking about a complete set of regulators which is typically made up of a first stage, hoses, a second stage, a redundant second stage (normally referred to as an Octopus) and a instrument c...
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10. Help Choosing a Dive Cylinder
Cylinder Materials Steel Vs AluminiumDiving cylinders are made from either Steel or Aluminium. Even though both types are metal the two cylinders are manufactured differently, look slightly different, have different working pressures and beha...
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