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I just joined the Stanley 50 gallon club.

Discussion in 'Gear Bags and Cases' started by Sonnylynnvick75, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. Resqdivemedic

    Resqdivemedic Public Safety Diver

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: chepachet, RI USA
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  2. spencerthePA

    spencerthePA PADI Pro

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    For the same price, about $50 from Home Depot, the bigger 50 gallon box fits 2 full sets of gear (both mine and my wife’s) including 2 drysuits and undergarments, 2 backplates and wings, 4 masks in cases, 2 pairs jet fins, tool box, lights, etc.

    We only use it for beach diving and ferry trips to the Avalon Dive Park. When on charter boats we each load our miscellaneous gear (masks, lights, gloves, hoods, weights, lights, computer, etc) from the larger husky box into small milk crates that fit under the bench. And our harness, wings and regs are put together on the tanks and put in our dive stations. The BIG box is left in the car till we get back so that we can throw all the wet gear in it and drive home.
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  3. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: U.S. East Coast
    I wish everybody was as considerate!
  4. spencerthePA

    spencerthePA PADI Pro

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Haha thanks TURSIOPS! I agree though, too many people are not considerate or possibly just obliviou to their surroundings and lug massive bags and boxes on charter boats.

    *DISCLAIMER* If reading this thread and considering using large dive boxes and bags, have a smaller alternative for smaller charter boats with limited space.

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