|only when they need it....|
Posted by Roger on June 07, 2006 at 01:07:56:|
In Reply to: Re: Re: How often do you have your camera housing/strobes serviced? posted by Wyatt on June 06, 2006 at 23:03:09:
don't do it right before a trip. Do it a couple months before a trip, and do some diving to test it.
I service my housings when the buttons get sticky, that means the orings are dry. I service them myself. if you try this, be sure to use the right lube.
I get my strobes services only when there is something obviously wrong with them.
The batteries are probably about due, but it'll be obvious when they are going, life will get noticably shorter but still usable. My oldest set just went, and I used them a *lot*. Don't remember how old. At least 2.5 years.
i decided flood insurance wasn't worth it for me. All I am at risk of losing is my old 5050. Ike has fixed everything for me for free, even some floods. The only thing I have ever paid for is new batteries for that old 125. He usually adds some improved electronics while working on stuff, too.
boy, I hate the captcha
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