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#192
vintage scuba diving
treasurediver2010 - 6/11/2011 6:35 PM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 4



wanted buddy who uses twin hose scuba to show me the ropes of clearing u/w etc


see my scuba in use you tube rubberdiver13
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LatitudeAdjustment - 6/11/2011 7:32 PM
It’s been a long time but you do a body roll to move the water to the exhaust. Just another reason to be weighted properly as vintage BC’s didn’t have power inflators.
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treasurediver2010 - 6/15/2011 2:28 AM
clockwise or anti?
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LatitudeAdjustment - 6/15/2011 6:51 AM


 Like I said it’s been a long time since I dove with a double hose and I don’t remember if it was clockwise or counter .


 You want to do a slow roll that will move the water in the hose to the exhaust port and you should be chest up toward the surface which would put the water at the lowest point in the loop so it can be blown out.


 You could add a valve from a rebreather so water didn’t get into the hose but then it wouldn’t be vintage gear :)
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Bronze06 - 8/31/2015 3:08 AM
Hi Folks,

I know this post is old but maybe there are people out there interested in Vintage Double Hose regulator diving. My first dive was in 1973 using a double hose US Divers Royal Aquamaster reg. I have recently gotten back into "DH" regulators by rebuilding them. There are now many suppliers who are manufacturing new parts and diaphragms for these regulators. Presently I am in Saudi Arabia, but when I get home to Texas I will be looking for dive buddies in and around the Corpus Christi area who dive vintage rigs. A good place to start is at: vintagedoublehose.com/ or at thescubamuseum.com/ or at vintagescubasupply.com/

All these sites have a lot of information available to the diver who wants to dive as they did "back in the day" of Cousteau, Haas or Lloyd Bridges for that matter. It has reinvigorated the diving experience for me.