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Where does one get service information for a regulator, BC etc. ?  If
instructors can get this information, why can't non-professional divers
take a 'course' in equipment servicing?

Here's what a reader said in Scuba Diving about servicing:

http://www.scubadiving.com/members/divetips.php?s=196


>Date:    Fri, 16 Feb 2001 22:45:59 -0600
>Subject: Re: Equipment servicing!  (Was: Re: Planning a shore dive)
>
>On 17 Feb 2001, at 14:40, David Strike wrote:
>
>
> >
> > It depends, of course, on the regulator model, (and the care given to it!),
> > but based on a heavy diving programme using just one set of regs, I'd be
> > inclined to say that any more frequently than every six months or so is
> > *extremely excessive* and should be unnecessary.  Sharing the load between
> > two sets over 115 dives ...! :-)
>
>I go even further and say that it could be detremental. The less you
>HAVE to go into a reg the better off you are. Not to mention maybe
>getting someone servicing the reg that doesn't or can't tune it right.
>I do my on, and only when they need it.
>
>
>~~~~~~~~~
>Mike
>North Alabama Association of Technical Divers
>members.home.net/mwallace61/main.htm
>www.tech-diver.com
>~~~~~~~~~


Warm regards,


Marv