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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.)
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.
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.
FritzMoore - 8/28/2013 2:09 PM
[Choose #3] inside a heavy duty rolling plastic bin
sillyfilly41 - 7/17/2013 10:18 AM
[Choose #3] In my spare bedroom closet.
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.
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.
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
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.
WarmWaterTurner - 5/28/2013 6:37 AM
[Choose #3] In a bedroom that USED to belong to one of the kids :)
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.
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.
WreckDiver88 - 5/27/2013 3:31 AM
[Choose #3] rinsed with fresh water then into my man a closet in the house designated for dive gear, fishing gear, spearguns and all other man toys as the girlfriend calls them
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 :)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WanderingTurtle - 5/25/2013 10:19 PM
[Choose #3] Roughly scattered all over the floor. LOL! Kidding. Closet just for my SCUBA toys.
hoofpick - 5/25/2013 6:05 PM
[Choose #5] I have a trailer just for my dive equipment.
Agojo - 5/25/2013 5:40 PM
[Choose #3] everything except the dive flag initially dried in the garage then in climate controlled house
Sharon1221 - 5/25/2013 4:36 PM
[Choose #3] wet suit hung up; bc on the card table; other stuff in dive bag
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ,
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.
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
Nitediver - 5/25/2013 6:28 AM
[Choose #1] everything in special boxes with large desiccant jugs and climate control
Eric_R - 5/25/2013 6:20 AM
[Choose #3] Wetsuit and BC hanging and everything else in my gear bag on a shelf.
LatitudeAdjustment - 5/25/2013 5:58 AM
[Choose #3] Gear bag and bins in house. Tanks, weights, sand vacuum and things drying in garage.
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.