got any old usable gear to get rid of?

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ratfishlvr
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got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by ratfishlvr » Sat May 21, 2016 11:36 am

I am trying to find some decent usable gear to donate to my friend's daughter...... Please believe me that this isn't a scam or a ploy to get free stuff.

Here's a little bit of the back story. My buddy is from mexico and he has a wife and a son and a daughter who still live in Mexico . The daughter is studying marine biology and she needs to get her scuba cert. My buddy is saving the money for it and he bought her some "gear" from somewhere. He asked me to take a look at the gear and it turned out to be the oldest regulator I have ever seen.... along with an equally old J valve tank. I told him that he probably shouldn't try and have her dive with that stuff.

So I have decided to try and do what I can to find her some decent gear that will get her going.. safely. I have put out the call to all my dive pals and I thought I would put a little note on here to see if anyone has any usable gear that they might be willing to part with to give a young person a chance to accomplish her goals.

So maybe some of you have some old usable gear to part with for a small price tag, or maybe you just want to get it out of the garage? She is about 5'0 and 100 lbs. At this point I am looking for whatever I can get except tanks as I can't ship them ( I don't think I can anyway).

thanks and be safe,
garrett

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Re: got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by Tangfish » Sat May 21, 2016 1:59 pm

I have a drysuit that would probably fit her. The seals need to be replaced but otherwise it looks to be in good order. Just PM me.

By the way, where is Koos' Pay It Forward box these days?

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Re: got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by Linedog » Sat May 21, 2016 7:36 pm

Camping now but I will dig threw my gear box when I get home and send you a list.
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Re: got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by Echo » Sat May 21, 2016 8:39 pm

I've got spare fins and mask. She's about my size and I'll go looking to see if I might have a set of gloves and a hood too
-Erika

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Re: got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by ratfishlvr » Sun May 22, 2016 7:35 am

Echo wrote:I've got spare fins and mask. She's about my size and I'll go looking to see if I might have a set of gloves and a hood too




Awesome, Thanks! Just PM me when youre ready and we'll make arrangements to pick it up...

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Re: got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by john gearhart II » Sun May 22, 2016 5:40 pm

I might have a scuba pro mk 2 or a 17 I'll see what I got

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Re: got any old usable gear to get rid of?

Post by ratfishlvr » Sun May 22, 2016 5:56 pm

Awesome! That would be fantastic. Keep me posted and we can set up a place to meet up.
Thanks,
Garrett

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