Basic Dive Skills Series

Gear Assembly

Step by Step | How to Gear Assembly:

Step 1: Inspect dates (visual and hydrostatic tests)

Step 2: Inspect o-ring (for damage)

Step 3: Place BCD on cylinder

Step 4: Tighten BCD strap (and clamp on cylinder)

Step 5: Hold regulator setup (regulator hoses in right hand)

Step 6: Remove dust cap

Step 7: Attach 1st stage onto cylinder (seat on o-ring)

Step 8: Use three fingers (do not over tighten)

Step 9: Attach low-pressure inflator hose (to BCD)

Step 10: Streamline hoses (inflator, octo, gauge console)

Step 11: Place gauge console facing BCD (away from eyes)

Step 12: Fully open cylinder valve

Step 13: Check pressure for a full cylinder

Step 14: Lay gear down on cylinder (or strap down on boat)


Our dive center is located on the north end of South Frisco Village Shopping Center, facing Gaylord Parkway.


Scuba Frisco

2930 Preston Road, Suite 930

Frisco, TX 75034



Tuesday - Friday     10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday                  10:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday - Monday   Closed




214-227-7583 Fax

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