Scuba Kit

Basic Gear:
  • Mask - SeaDive circa 2005
  • Snorkel - SeaDive circa 2005
  • Boots - Aqua Lung 5 mm - 2013
  • Fins - Oceanic Viper - 2013
  • Gear Bag - IKEA bag (I use this the most), XS Scuba backpack duffle, old school mesh duffle; Aqua Lung 70 Regulator Bag
Dive Equipment:
  • Regulator - Scubapro MK25 first stage (2019 used), Scubapro S560 second stage (2021 new), Atomic SS1 (2019 new)  - 2014 was original kit purchase
  • BCD - Oceanic Bioflex - 2013 (used)
  • Computer/Gauges - Aeris 300XT - 2014, Sherwood Genesis Compass (2021)
Exposure Protection:
  • 3 mm wetsuit - Aqua Lung - 2013
  • 7 mm wetsuit - Henderson Thermoprene - 2016
  • Rash Guard - Oxbow - 2015
  • Gloves - Ozark Trail - ?? bought for hunting
  • Dive Hood - Neo Sport 5 mm - 2016
Accessories:
  • Defog - Sea Gold Coral Reef - ??
  • (2) 1# weights - Sea Pearls - 2016?
  • (2) 3# weights - Sea Pearls - 2020
  • Folding Knife - Blue Reef Scuba - 2020
Overall, this is a pretty good set up for me.  Over the last 7 years (2013-2019) I have spent about 4 days/year diving.  I have been bringing my mask, snorkel and regulator when we go to salt water (about once per year) and my full kit when diving locally.  I have never taken a dive trip.

Shopping List:
  • Wrist computer for destination diving (rent regulator) - Garmin MK2 - $1249 Base Exchange
  • Dive log binder - $35
  • Gloves? Dedicated Mechanix Gloves - $20
  • Surface Marker Buoy - for destination diving - $20-$40
  • Dive Light - $100-$200

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