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Types of Alternate Air Sources

By January 14, 2013

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Most scuba diving regulators used for recreational diving come equipped with the standard octopus-style alternate air source regulator. Because octopus alternate air sources are so common, many divers are unaware that there are different options available for alternate air sources. There are advantages and disadvantages to each style, and some scuba divers may prefer a different type of alternate air source to the standard octopus. Read more


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