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Shearwater Teric or Perdix?

Discussion in 'Shearwater Research' started by Coconut Monkey, Mar 30, 2019.

Shearwater Teric vs Shearwater Perdix

  1. Shearwater Teric

    37 vote(s)
    26.6%
  2. Shearwater Perdix

    94 vote(s)
    67.6%
  3. Both of these do not suit you well

    8 vote(s)
    5.8%
  1. Chidiver1

    Chidiver1 Contributor

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    Threading bungee for what?
     
  2. martincohn

    martincohn Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: USA
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    Like here...
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    In case of pin failure etc.
     
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  3. Chidiver1

    Chidiver1 Contributor

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  4. RVBldr

    RVBldr PADI Pro

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Redmond, WA
    314
    83
    Moving away from pins and bands, how is the Teric to use with big rubber cold water gloves? (Seeing how the OP is in Melbourne).
     
  5. Rollin

    Rollin Professional Photographer

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Belgium
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    119
    It works surprisingly well with Santi grey dry gloves and Fourth Element G1 dry glove liners
     
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  6. Greg Reeder

    Greg Reeder Registered

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Gallatin Tn
    22
    13

    Make sure to use Loctite on the barrel. Just got back from Bonaire and noticed my girlfriend's Teric band was just barely hanging on. The nut fell off somewhere. Not sure if it was on a dive or during travel back to the states. That would have been a terrible loss.
     
  7. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Stop throwing lettuce at me! ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Location: Tampa Bay, FL
    2,352
    2,301
    Known issue, loctite apparently is water soluble. If you contact Shearwater or Dive-Tronix they can send you replacement Teric watch lugs that have a new threadlocker that supposed to not be water soluble.
     
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  8. Chanly83

    Chanly83 Contributor

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    Buy a inch/pound torque wrench and torque to spec.
     
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  9. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Cozumel while the cruise ships are gone
    8,259
    8,303
    I just got back from a 30 dive 22 day dive trip. I am no longer unsure about my preference on the different battery strategies. The Teric wins by a large margin for me. At the end of the day, I plug in my phone and drop the Teric in the cradle. If I forget, it will be fine for a few days. The phone not so much. The Perdix on the other hand is going to require that I start it and check the voltage of the battery and if it needs to be changed I will need to check and possibly lube the o ring and then calibrate the compass when it boots up. I did that perhaps three times while I was there. Teric for the win.
     
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  10. scrane

    scrane Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Boise, ID.
    1,326
    1,015
    I Have about 6 months and 50 dives on my Perdix with a Saft battery and it's still going strong.
     

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