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#51552
How much do you spend on gear per year?
Greg - 9/05/2008 11:38 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 188

Not including your initial purchase of gear when you first started diving...on average, how much money per year do you spend on new scuba gadgets, upgraded/replacement gear, accessories, scuba gifts, etc.? Prices are in U.S. dollars.

Please add the stuff you spend the most money on in the comment section.
#7388
Nitediver - 10/25/2013 9:34 AM
[Choose #2] I have purchased $1000’s in the past. My shed can’t handle much more I’m in replacement mode now
#438
castanagajt - 12/04/2008 11:20 PM
[Choose #1] another scuba package, visuals on 9 tanks and regulator set up.
#1775
JWSHARKS - 10/02/2008 12:17 PM
[Choose #4] Working to clear up our debt has put a HUGE damper on what I’d spend, like DiveBuddy stuff monthly!
#595
Wakemaker - 10/01/2008 1:23 PM
[Choose #1] I’m building a cold water dive kit. It’s like getting started all over again!
#2225
DiveNClimb - 10/01/2008 4:57 AM
[Choose #4] Maintenance/inspections
#216
SpeedoSwimmer - 10/01/2008 12:49 AM
[Choose #3] New TOYS! Got to try them :)
#1801
crash141 - 9/30/2008 8:26 PM
[Choose #2] Bought all new gear last year. spent over $2000
#2322
iScuba - 9/30/2008 12:35 PM
[Choose #4] mostly apparel
#205
divergeorge - 9/30/2008 9:09 AM
[Choose #2] gerulators
#622
Matt65 - 9/30/2008 4:55 AM
[Choose #1] Bought a spare air, camera, strobe, signaling device, and an extra wet suit, 7 mill
#2747
VicFLA - 9/29/2008 10:15 PM
[Choose #1] + insurance + fills + gas + boat passes ...
#190
Diver123 - 9/10/2008 6:31 PM
[Choose #1] tec diving
#3942
aircarl - 9/10/2008 8:59 AM
[Choose #4] some years much more, mose less.
#2802
legaleagle - 9/10/2008 8:53 AM
[Choose #4] This is an average of 2-3 years.
#2288
vablackwater - 9/10/2008 7:05 AM
[Choose #1] Drysuit, Camera Setup, new computers, upgrades, replacing things broken/ lost
#361
LVDiver - 9/10/2008 12:26 AM
[Choose #5] Primarily gadgets and accessories.
#2012
Johanna - 9/09/2008 9:41 PM
[Choose #1] photography and basic life support equipment
#2235
jeff98208 - 9/09/2008 7:14 PM
[Choose #2] sometimes more
#108
niacentine - 9/09/2008 6:00 PM
[Choose #1] Only been diving for less than a year, so buying all my gear costs quite a bit...
#2220
MDW - 9/09/2008 8:33 AM
[Choose #2] This year, stage bottles & reels
#113
spacemanspiff22 - 9/09/2008 7:57 AM
[Choose #2] I need a new computer....
#67
Palm_Harbor_Rick - 9/09/2008 7:37 AM
[Choose #1] In the first year... I hope it goes down from here....
#25
deepsteel - 9/08/2008 9:02 PM
[Choose #1] Its never ending!
#1100
Countess4sight - 9/08/2008 2:14 PM
[Choose #2] Dive Computer; camera next
#4121
EXODiver - 9/08/2008 1:25 PM
[Choose #1] I collect and dive vintage scuba gear and commercial dive gear (helmets, full face masks etc.)
#1753
Laura - 9/08/2008 10:59 AM
[Choose #4] upgraded/replacement gear
#124
NormaGean - 9/08/2008 6:57 AM
[Choose #2] Everything Scuba related!!!
#95
matty202 - 9/07/2008 7:24 PM
[Choose #1] tec cost lost of money
#3094
Magdalena - 9/07/2008 9:56 AM
[Choose #5] I got a lot of stuff winning a contest this summer.
#4676
nutralbouy - 9/07/2008 7:29 AM
[Choose #3] new sholder straps for my Zeagle tech
#1569
MAC431 - 9/07/2008 7:08 AM
[Choose #1] Gear Upgrades & Maintenance
#2271
Kevin_in_nj - 9/07/2008 5:47 AM
[Choose #1] im always buying another reg, suit,tanks. it adds up quickly!
#328
Spearo - 9/06/2008 9:37 PM
[Choose #3] Most is on gear maintenance/service
#527
Haz - 9/06/2008 5:52 PM
[Choose #4] although this year I spent well over a 1,000 after buying some steel tanks
#5919
SCUBASMITTY - 9/06/2008 5:07 PM
[Choose #1] too many kewl toys make my list each year,diveingn is not just a lifestlye but a way of life!!
#2364
ScubaDubaDo - 9/06/2008 9:08 AM
[Choose #3] recently bought a 2nd Steel 80
#2935
mo - 9/06/2008 6:44 AM
[Choose #4] About £150 a year replacing worn-out items
#2513
lreese2 - 9/06/2008 1:10 AM
[Choose #5] I bought a new wetsuit this year so I spent more than I would have
#28677
RAWalker - 9/06/2008 1:06 AM
[Choose #2] new reg and computer upgrade
#6537
MonkeyDiver - 9/05/2008 10:22 PM
[Choose #1] UW Camera stuff
#1064
polarbear - 9/05/2008 8:24 PM
[Choose #1] hey ive only been diving lil over a year so now so i have bought just about everything twice
#119
pearldiver - 9/05/2008 7:38 PM
[Choose #3] In the years past....more than $1000.00 easy.
#9476
hoofpick - 9/05/2008 6:01 PM
[Choose #3] Depends on how often I am replacing my wet suits, dry suits, masks, fins, snorkel.regualators, BC’s
#8208
GypsyDiver - 9/05/2008 5:46 PM
[Choose #2] It depends on how bad I really want something!
#349
Bobo - 9/05/2008 5:33 PM
[Choose #2] personnel upgrades
#523
Redwood - 9/05/2008 3:00 PM
[Choose #2] camera equipment and safety/accesories
#617
Astros5 - 9/05/2008 1:20 PM
[Choose #4] air, accessories,cleaners
#73
chgodvr - 9/05/2008 1:02 PM
[Choose #2] Some years are more, some less depending upon whether I need to replace existing equipment.
#871
cynwydb - 9/05/2008 12:48 PM
[Choose #1] This year new tanks and semi-dry suit
#14161
GenoMc - 9/05/2008 12:43 PM
[Choose #3] Lately I have been spending only on camera gear
#2760
Diverguy1 - 9/05/2008 12:36 PM
[Choose #2] Gear bags, retractors, etc.