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Advice on Regulators

Post by Scubie Doo » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:51 pm

Hello fellow scuba divers. I am interested in purchasing some new regulators. I am interested in some good cold water regs. I currently dive Apeks XTX50 and I like them, but they are older. I also dove the Sherwood Maximus for a long time. Both are good regs, but looking to get myself into a new set. So far I am thinking about the following:

Scubapro S600
Atomic M1
Sherwood Blizzard
Mares Abyss
Halcyon Halo

Any thoughts on these regs or throw others out there.

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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by ScubaJess » Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:05 am

Holy Spock I miss you! I hope you can make it to ThThTh?

I use a old set of Apex that I got from John R they are great. Not sure about any of the one's on your list. Good luck!
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by GearHead » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:08 pm

In the ScubaPro line, the classic cold water regs would be a Mk17 or Mk25 paired with a G250(v), G260 or A700. As a bonus, these can be found and serviced in most places around the world.


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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by theonly_JT » Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:13 pm

I dive with the ScubaPro mk25 and G260 setup. Love it and I've never had an issue with them.
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by H20doctor » Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:37 am

Well the tech boys dive H gear... And ive seen scuba pro regs also in the mix..Hog was very popular 2007 to 2011 .. For me its old stuff U S diver conshelf
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by deep diver » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:14 am

I have Scubapro MK17/A700
great regs
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by Jeff Pack » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:58 am

H20doctor wrote:Well the tech boys dive H gear...


not this tec boy :) Only H gear I have is an SMB
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by Scubie Doo » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:32 pm

I went with the Scubapro S620ti with the MK25. Excited to dive this thing. :) thanks for all the input.


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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by Scubak » Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:34 pm

I only use the Scuba Pro S600/ MK25
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by CaptnJack » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:34 pm

I would stick with the Apeks you have, none of the listed will perform better than them anyway.
If you really just want something new, the scubapro or atomics would be my choice - but I have a preference for piston regs.
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Re: Advice on Regulators

Post by Tangfish » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:19 pm

Sweet, let us know how you like em, Scubie!

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