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October

Mares Abyss 22 Extreme Scuba Regulator Review

Written by Dive Gear Reviews Editor. Comments Off on Mares Abyss 22 Extreme Scuba Regulator Review Posted in: Over $500, Scuba Regulators


This version of Mares’s Abyss 22 regulator is fitted with the company’s Dry Cold Water Kit, making it ideal for chilly and/or deep environments. The Abyss 22 is compatible with Nitrox and can handle mixtures of up to 100% oxygen. Scuba Diving described its performance as consistently above average, while Dive magazine wrote “A good all-rounder at an affordable price – we’d buy one.” LeisurePro users gave it 4 ½ flags. The regulator also holds a number of records. In 2003, Mark Ellyat went to 313 meters with it for a Deepest Solo Dive record.

Price: $900
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