Entries by Dive Staff

Oceanic & Hollis issue regulator quality alert

There exists a possibility for the Oceanic and Hollis diaphragm style regulators sold or serviced between October 1, 2017 and May 25, 2018 with a new HP Poppet to significantly restrict airflow at low tank pressures (below 500 psi), posing a drowning hazard to consumers. Any regulator with the new HP Poppet must be fitted […]

Aluminum alloy (6351) tank service advisory

Scuba Shack will stop servicing scuba tanks made with the 6351 aluminum alloy at the end of 2018. Tanks have a high rate of failure when inspected for cracks within the neck of the cylinder. Bring your tank to Scuba Shack to find out if it is included in this service advisory.

GUE Fundamentals, Doubles & Dry Suit Classes at Dutch Springs

This past weekend, three students took part in a Global Underwater Explorers Fundamentals Class at Dutch Springs in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Students enrolled in programs covering double tank configurations, primary light use, and one completed their dry suit specialty course. The classes were taught by Scuba Shack’s resident GUE Instructor Ed Hayes, and assisted by instructor […]

Students complete GUE Prep Class

On July 21 and 22, five divers completed the open water sessions for the GUE Prep Class that was conducted by Scuba Shack Instructor Gary Woods and GUE Instructor Ed Hayes. The two day in water class was preceded two classroom and pool sessions. The intense training was held at Dutch Springs in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Students […]