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Hydro Testing Florida or Georgia

Discussion in 'General Scuba Equipment Discussions' started by nyerkes, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. nyerkes

    nyerkes Garibaldi

    Does anyone know where I can find a hydro testing facility in central of northeast Florida or Southeast Georgia that doesn't have a sweetheart deal with the dive shops? Those I've checked with in Jacksonville charge exactly the same as the scuba shops who send them tanks for hydro (about $34 for hydro and VIP. Neck inspection extra).

    In the early 1990s when I was last diving it wasn't that way. The fire Equipment and welding supply companies charged about half of what scuba shops charged. Now there is no difference. I have about 15 tanks both aluminum and steel that need hydro and VIPs. Travel beyond Jacksonville could be cost effective if I can find a company that doesn't collude with the dive shops on pricing. Any suggestions would be helpful.
  2. DNScarboro

    DNScarboro Angel Fish

    Check with Cylinder & Valve Inc they run a route to south east GA 2 times a weeks they will work you a deal
  3. Scared Silly

    Scared Silly Regular of the Pub

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: on the path to perdition
  4. BackwoodsGA

    BackwoodsGA Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: S GA

    David is a great guy and a DIVER as well! If you can't hook up with him I know a place in Valdosta, GA that will do them.

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