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Edition 20

We have had a light dusting of snow but it did not stay as long as it did south of here about 100 miles.   Lakes are not froze yet so vis should be getting better as fall progresses, so we still should have some great diving.

Just returned from our annual diving trade show (DEMA) which was held in Las Vegas this past week.  Spent four days at the convention and still did not see everything.  There are a lot of new and exciting dive products out for the coming season. 

One of the items that caught my eye for this part of the country is called the Instant
Heat Re-Heater.  It is a reusable heat pack that comes in different sizes that can be used inside your wet or dry suit to help keep you warm or can be used for any outdoor activity when you need to stay warm.  Recently developed, the RE-HEATER Heat Pack provides instant, portable and reusable heat. It's as easy to use as 1-2-3, and can be used over and over again for years.  At the touch of a button, this amazing device reaches temperatures of up to 130 degrees F and will continue to generate heat for up to 2 hours.  It can be used up to 500 times by putting it in boiling water.  There are 7 sizes and price starts at 8.95 for the smallest.  We will be handling a couple of different sizes here at the dive center. 

Ocean Reef now has a heads up display that can be added to your full face mask if you have one and will come as an option on all new masks sold.  It uses lights to tell you your depth and remaining air pressure.  I will discuss some more of these new products in upcoming emails.  This is the first time that the convention has been held in the fall and I think the show was well attended.

If ice conditions are right we plan on holding our first ice dive before Christmas so if you want to join us drop an email and I will put you on the list.

If you are having trouble finding a Christmas gift for your diver stop in and we will try to help you select a dive item for them.

Sea you on the bottom.