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#51647
Where and How do you Store your SCUBA Gear?
Greg - 5/25/2013 5:50 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 69

As much as we would all like to be scuba diving every day, or have a vehicle with a permanent scuba storage bin, at some point we need to stow away our scuba gear for a couple months.


Where do you store your gear?



Please comment on How you store it (ie: plastic bin, dive bag, hung up, sitting on shelves, on the floor, etc.)
#142
USACMASDiver - 7/30/2014 1:39 PM
[Choose #5] I don’t know, my butler is a dive master and she takes care of all that for me. I will ask her though.
#387
RescueDiver15205 - 10/10/2013 7:18 PM
[Choose #5] I have a very nice rolling box by Kobalt that fits all of my gear(including a bottle) for transport and temporary storage. Otherwise my equipment is stored in a somewhat climate controlled garage my EMS base or my house.
#572
FritzMoore - 8/28/2013 2:09 PM
[Choose #3] inside a heavy duty rolling plastic bin
#152
sillyfilly41 - 7/17/2013 10:18 AM
[Choose #3] In my spare bedroom closet.
#1341
Pixel - 6/25/2013 1:56 AM
[Choose #3] Mines been my in bag for a long time now. Been couple of yrs since I dived. Once I go again the entire bag with gear will be taken as is to service shop.
#10
Francesco - 6/21/2013 7:38 AM
[Choose #3] We have a bar mounted above bath tube where wetsuits and so can dry, by next dive mostly they are not completely dry. Rest is hanged there until dry then in the dive box, in storage inside house.
#3237
daz88 - 6/14/2013 8:46 PM
[Choose #2] lately all over the house, garage, and shed. just too much damn gear with 3 divers in the house. and my son having enuff gear for 3 people himself
#1394
Green_Achers - 6/03/2013 2:22 PM
[Choose #3] In a bedroom that used to belong to one of the kids - just like WWT did.
#4002
WarmWaterTurner - 5/28/2013 6:37 AM
[Choose #3] In a bedroom that USED to belong to one of the kids :)
#121
NuclearOOPS - 5/27/2013 11:44 AM
[Choose #3] Once clean and dry it goes in to a big 50gal Husky job box with a sealing lid and locks. Everything, but my wetsuit goes in, so I can just throw it in the truck and go without worry of forgetting something. The box is in a climate controlled garage.
#768
dontdiveenuf - 5/27/2013 8:09 AM
[Choose #3] Like most people, mine is stored in my home office closet; I thoroughly rinse everything, then air-dry it in the garage first.
#31
WreckDiver88 - 5/27/2013 3:31 AM
[Choose #3] rinsed with fresh water then into my man closet...lol a closet in the house designated for dive gear, fishing gear, spearguns and all other man toys as the girlfriend calls them
#36
PCDiveBuddies - 5/26/2013 7:33 PM
[Choose #3] I clean my gear after every day of diving. Then hang my BC and Wetsuit and store the rest in my dive bag, under my bed :)
#3408
jmdive - 5/26/2013 5:27 PM
[Choose #3] I spent good money for my scuba equipment and I treat it with respect as I also depend on it as life supporting as well. Why take a chance on abusing your equipment unless you like living your life dangerously.
#904
BoneCrusher - 5/26/2013 12:25 PM
[Choose #3] Since my life depends on my gear it is stored inside my house where it is climate controlled.
#62
Wipe-Out - 5/26/2013 11:08 AM
[Choose #3] Since dive gear is life or death depending on upkeep, I have mine stored in the bedroom closet away from outside elements. Most of my rock climbing, hiking and gym workout paraphernalia are in secure bins on shelves in the garage.
#3083
RichKeller - 5/26/2013 4:10 AM
[Choose #3] Most of my gear is in a room next to the furness room, this is the warmest-driest room in the house.
#28713
RAWalker - 5/25/2013 11:56 PM
[Choose #3] Here in AZ if it isn’t climate controlled it’s too hot. Even out at the dive sites we need to care that our gear gets too much sun exposure when it’s dry.
#208
WanderingTurtle - 5/25/2013 10:19 PM
[Choose #3] Roughly scattered all over the floor. LOL! Kidding. Closet just for my SCUBA toys.
#9476
hoofpick - 5/25/2013 6:05 PM
[Choose #5] I have a trailer just for my dive equipment.
#5789
Agojo - 5/25/2013 5:40 PM
[Choose #3] everything except the dive flag initially dried in the garage then in climate controlled house
#269
Sharon1221 - 5/25/2013 4:36 PM
[Choose #3] wet suit hung up; bc on the card table; other stuff in dive bag
#349
SCUBAFOX - 5/25/2013 2:17 PM
[Choose #3] Wetsuits on hanger in the closet everything else in gear bags or boxes and my tanks live in the garage.
#305
JMorales - 5/25/2013 1:59 PM
[Choose #4] My gear stays stored in my trunk at all times because I often go whim diving after work.
#7104
BgDmbRngr - 5/25/2013 12:11 PM
[Choose #5] Gear on hangers and shelves and stored in garage. No room in house for gear right now or it would be.
#315
scuba165 - 5/25/2013 10:15 AM
[Choose #5] 7 months out of the year April-Oct, in Garage. 5 months out of the year in basement.
#14674
DownUnderAZ - 5/25/2013 9:30 AM
[Choose #2] BCDs on hangers on rack. Wetsuits on hangers OR folded and placed on shelves. Fins on shelf. Masks and snorkels in a plastic bucket. Regs hanging by first stage ,
#1376
RockRat2008 - 5/25/2013 8:19 AM
[Choose #5] At the dive shop where I work and my gear doesn’t ever "go into storag for a couple of months". For over the last several years I’ve made at least 4 dives a month minimum year round.
#2309
Scuba-Smurf - 5/25/2013 8:09 AM
[Choose #3] Specially built drying rack in the store room (in the house) that is climate controlled
#7614
Nitediver - 5/25/2013 6:28 AM
[Choose #1] everything in special boxes with large desiccant jugs and climate control
#10162
Eric_R - 5/25/2013 6:20 AM
[Choose #3] Wetsuit and BC hanging and everything else in my gear bag on a shelf.
#17887
LatitudeAdjustment - 5/25/2013 5:58 AM
[Choose #3] Gear bag and bins in house. Tanks, weights, sand vacuum and things drying in garage.
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Greg - 5/25/2013 5:52 AM
[Choose #2] BCDs on hangers on rack. Wetsuits on hangers OR folded and placed on shelves. Fins on shelf. Masks and snorkels in a plastic bucket. Regs hanging by first stage.