Dive cylinders (Dbn)

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  1. Lord_Blackadder

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    Anyone know a good supplier for dive cylinders in Durbs? Seems there is a bit of a lack of competition here, because I just got quoted R4200 for the same cylinder that I've seen in Joburg for R2800. Bit of a joke.

    Secondhand may be an option too...
     
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    There is the Africa marine expo from the 18th to the 20th of this month . Apparently there'll be scubapro and a few other brands showing off their stuff there. So it might be worth while taking a ride down to park Rynie to see what they have. If you come unstuck at the expo, on your way back, stop in Umkomaas and see what the dive shops there have on offer. I think those shops also do second hand gear.
     
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    dont know about buying but I hire fron the ukzn underwater club If memory serves it R30week for members and R50/week for non members which as far as I know is the cheepest on durban.

    I have all my own gear exept for cylinders and just think its easier to hire and cheaper when you start looking at yearly visul and every 4 years hydro checks unless you dive every week.

    if you dont know the place you should come check it out ill be there tonight for our weekly braai.
    also jeromy wiliams from dive factory will be giving a talk tonight on equipment and techniques for deep and shallow freediving aimed mainly at spearfishing but would apply to colecting aswell
     
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    That is very cheep... Does that include refill, i.e. one refill or more? There is a guy in toti here that charges R30 per day/refill.
     
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    that if for a fill tank they are only open on thursdays and tuesdays Ill have to check on the tuesday have been out of the loop for a bit so the hire is thursday to thursday or tuesday to tuesday I think refils are R10 but somtimes you can get a free one if you buy the compresor guy a drink ;)
     
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    one word: Gumtree !!!

    Got all my cylinders there at good prices in good condition
     
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    Make me an offer on that 10L unit of mine
     
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    Kinda after a 12l, but if I don't have any luck after looking around a bit more I'll definitely consider it. :thumbup1:
     
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    Seems to be a bit of a shortage on there at the moment.
     
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    10l

    Hi, what are u looking at for your 10L
     
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    Just get one of these and be done with it.

    Poseidon
     
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    That website makes no sense
    "The Poseidon MKVI is the world’s first rebreather for recreational divers"
    I have been diving with a rebreather for just over a year now
    Or am I missing something?
     
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    Nevermind I read through it and I now understand what they mean
     
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    what re-breather do you have?
     
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    VR Technology Sentinel
     
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    @AfricaOffroad can you post specs on you cylinder presure steel or aluminium when was it last visualed and hydro din or A clamp
     
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    Steel cylinder, was hydroed a year ago.

    Got pics of a DIN or A-clamp? If I see them, I'll tell you what the bottle has.
    Anyone interested, make me a cash offer.

    i already have a 12L and 15L, hence the reason I dont need this 10L unit.
     
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    A sign of getting unfit and sucking more air than usual. Just now the 12l will be up for sale
     
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