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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

    Kelly Jessop

    Jackson Blue Exploration

    Thanks Ben. Didn't somebody find a means to go around the collapse you mentioned?

    Kelly Jessop 04-21-2018 05:19 AM Go to last post
    bamafan

    Ss uv40

    There are a substantial amount of lead weights on them. Apparently Rodney's 40 a/h life battery is substantially lighter than the normal lead acid battery that comes in s UV-18

    bamafan 04-21-2018 05:16 AM Go to last post
    sinisa

    GoPro Hero 3+ Silver, LCD BacPac and extras

    Good working condition. With LCD touch screen BacPac, standard and waterproof dive housing, charger and 3 extra batteries. Shipping included for CONUS.
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    sinisa 04-21-2018 01:01 AM Go to last post
    sinisa

    Shearwater Petrel 2 with VPM upgrade

    Used for around 250 dives. Perfect working condition with normal wear and tear. Includes VPM algorithm upgrade and a set of new wrist straps.

    $550 including shipping CONUS.

    sinisa 04-21-2018 12:59 AM Go to last post
    jblack

    Devil's Ear 4-14-18

    the place was a mad house..... still a fun dive. i enjoyed it..

    jblack 04-20-2018 11:39 PM Go to last post
    patpicos

    WTB - Reef Scuba Pony Bottle X Bracket

    Hi

    interested in a Reef Scuba Pony Bottle X Bracket....looking to buy quick and pick up fast...will likely buy online tomorrow if no quick local options in Cave Country :)

    Let me know

    patpicos 04-20-2018 11:35 PM Go to last post
    Sidemountdiver1999

    Ss uv40

    Rodney built it. It was an 18 conversion as well. The previous owner was saying something about special weights on the battery to trim the scooter out. I?ll have to look at it more when I test dive...

    Sidemountdiver1999 04-20-2018 10:47 PM Go to last post
    Rhino

    Jackson Blue Exploration

    Alright! Only 10,000' more penetration and about 40,000' more of passage for me to get to. Almost thought I was running out of new places to see in JB.
    Thanks ya'll for paving the way.

    Rhino 04-20-2018 07:07 PM Go to last post
    Pullnglide

    Ss uv40

    I had one but it was homebuilt and I could never get it to trim the way I wanted while towing. While on the trigger it was great! Good power and great range! Weight was 72lbs, not as bad as a 26...

    Pullnglide 04-20-2018 05:32 PM Go to last post
    bigdave

    New York Times Bat Op Ed - an update

    Personally, I think the NSS is right and WNS is going to have to run its course.

    WNS is still spreading despite the best efforts, and seems likely to continue to do so.

    An annual count of one...

    bigdave 04-20-2018 04:10 PM Go to last post
    Ramseyedu

    Urgent: Buddy needed for cave diving.

    Please tell me there's someone out there who doesn't mind diving Gennie or Peacock, or anywhere near high springs tomorrow 4/21????? I was supposed to meet a buddy here but they canceled last minute....

    Ramseyedu 04-20-2018 04:02 PM Go to last post
    sandy

    Jackson Blue Exploration

    Thanks for the update Ben! Look forward to seeing the new map. Sounds like you may be close to connecting to Ginnie!

    sandy 04-20-2018 03:37 PM Go to last post