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    This site is designed as a resource for both new and seasoned cave divers. You will see here a multitude of different equipment, configurations and styles including but not limited to, back mount, side mount, DIR, and rebreathers. It is the author's intention to present these equipment choices and configurations in an unbiased manner, so the educated individual is presented with a wide variety of options in order to make a well informed, personal decision regarding their caving gear and style. Many thanks to the people who have donated their time, ingenuity and knowledge to make this page available and especially to those who continue to educate about safety, knowledge, technique and conservation and are actively working to keep our wonderful underwater caves open for diving!!

    If you would like to submit pictures of your personal gear configuration and/or an accompanying text to explain why your gear is configured in this manner or if you have any comments or suggestions as to how this site could be improved, please feel free to email me at Rich@cavediver.net. Thanks for taking the time to look at this site and safe diving!!

    The purpose of the GEAR CONFIGURATION RESOURCE PAGE (GCRP) is to provide a resource or library for reviewing other cave divers gear configurations and methods. This section is not a place to learn how to cavern or cave dive. This section contains plenty of ideas, comments, and opinions. Be careful, responsible, and mature, in how you use anything you read here. Moderators do not monitor the accuracy of the content posted here, and the ideas and opinions posted herein are personal ideas and opinions, and as such can be misleading and/or inaccurate, or at least extremely subjective. Entry into any overhead environment without proper training and equipment can get you killed (movie with sound). Opinions expressed in this section are not necessarily those of the sponsors


    Richard Courtney
    CDF GCRP Coordinators

  • Recent Forum Posts

    bamafan

    Switching from canister to hand held

    I have a Big Blue 4500 handheld that I use on shorter dives. I also have a LM 20ah canister with an led I use sometimes. I really don't notice any difference in trim between the two lights. I am...

    bamafan 01-18-2018 06:23 AM Go to last post
    Kelly Jessop

    Sad news

    The ironic thing is you reported this screen shot from your cell phone at 13:13

    Kelly Jessop 01-18-2018 06:18 AM Go to last post
    Diverlee

    Sad news

    Possible. We went there after Diving one day. Really enjoyed the tour. Very informative. Just sad to see it closed.


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    Diverlee 01-18-2018 06:03 AM Go to last post
    Neil

    Misc Gear FS

    did you get rid of the STA? if not let me know how much and paypal info.

    Neil 01-18-2018 04:05 AM Go to last post
    JohnnyC

    Underwater drill

    We had a Nemo at work over in Dubai. It was cool, but pneumatic was much easier 99% of the time.

    JohnnyC 01-17-2018 11:49 PM Go to last post
    JohnnyC

    Switching from canister to hand held

    Any reason you don't mount it on your crotch strap? Right about where the leg meets the meat. Check out the xDeep canister light mount. It works surprisingly well. I had my reservations, but I ended...

    JohnnyC 01-17-2018 11:32 PM Go to last post
    Scuba Al

    Ginnie Cave DPV

    On my way home after a short dive trip. Hit JB, Little River and Peacock. Didn’t even bother with Ginnie now that they require CCR Cave.

    Scuba Al 01-17-2018 11:12 PM Go to last post
    OutlawCaver

    Morrison conditions

    Friend went today and said viz was very good. However, he said some A-hole dragged on of the steel picnic table to the bottom of the lower cavern.

    OutlawCaver 01-17-2018 11:07 PM Go to last post
    patpicos

    Silver Glen Spring was closed today, police investigation

    sad news put brings closure to the family. Not Bens vortex #2

    patpicos 01-17-2018 09:24 PM Go to last post
    bamafan

    Silver Glen Spring was closed today, police investigation

    Well it seems they finally found him. I am sure the recovery was bad after 3 weeks. Definitely sad especially being that young.
    ...

    bamafan 01-17-2018 09:10 PM Go to last post
    phillip1

    Sad news

    Truth is most of the fossils and artifacts in this “museum” where collected without any official INAH permits. IMO that is the reason for the closure.

    phillip1 01-17-2018 08:39 PM Go to last post
    ARY

    Underwater drill

    Right, one can always insert a propeller bit which makes it handheld scooter and restrictions blower.

    ARY 01-17-2018 08:24 PM Go to last post