How often should you service your scuba regulator?

How often does a scuba regulator need to be serviced?

Dive Rite recommends that you service your regulators every 2 years or every 100 hours. Regulators should only be serviced by Certified Dive Rite Regulator Technicians. Use our Dealer Locator to find your local dealer and inquire if they have certified technician on staff.

How often should I service my BCD?

Together with most dive manufacturers, Scuba Doctor Service and Repairs recommends that you have your BCD overhauled every year or every 40 dives, whichever comes first.

How often should you service a regulator?

Most regulators require a service every 12 months or 100 dives, but how many of you actually consider this every year. If you don’t service your car regularly it can become a real inconvenience, stuck on the side of a rainy, windy road waiting for a mechanic or tow truck to come and rescue you.

How often should scuba equipment be serviced?

Most manufacturers still require that their gear is serviced annually, or after 80 to 100 dives, whichever comes first. Some other manufacturers though, particularly those that produce higher-end regulators, require servicing less often since their products are remarkably durable.

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How much does it cost to service scuba regulators?

Scuba Regulator Repair

Annual Regulator Service (Plus Parts) $59.95
Annual BCD Service (Plus Parts) $19.95
Annual BCD with Octo Service (Plus Parts) $29.95
Bladder Repair (Up to 3 Small Holes) $50.00
Computer Battery Replacement (Most Models) $19.95

How long does it take to service a scuba regulator?

For an experienced technician, the entire process takes up to two hours of solid work time, depending on the condition the regulator was in when dropped off.

How do I clean my BCD?

How To Clean Your BCD

  1. Step 1: Thoroughly rinse the BCD. Here we want you to rinse the outside of your BCD thoroughly, especially between all of the folds, pockets, buckles and velcro. …
  2. Step 2: Work the buttons. …
  3. Step 3: Rinse the hose. …
  4. Step 4: Rinse the inside bladder. …
  5. Step 5: Inflate and dry.

How much does it cost to fill scuba tank?

Did you know that there are many different grades of breathing air?

Standard Air SCUBA Cylinders Price
Standard Air Fill (Up To 3500 psi) $8.00
Tanks-A-Lot Fill Card (10 Air Fills*) $50.00
Visual Inspection (VIP/VCI) $20.00
Visual Inspection O2 Clean $25.00

How long do scuba tanks last?

Based on personal experience, an average open water certified diver using a standard aluminum 80-cubic-foot tank on a 40-foot dive will be able to stay down for about 45 minutes before surfacing with a safe reserve of air.