Diving Tips and Tricks: Long hose bolt snap location

April 23, 2019

GUE Instructor Trainer Guy Shockey tells you where to stick your bolt snap. Hey, it makes a difference.

Where does the bolt snap go on your long hose? In this quick diving tip, Guy Shockey goes over bolt snap placement for high efficiency underwater. Having your bolt snap in the correct location helps to make it easier to clip on and off without having to search for it or look at what you’re doing.

  • Longhose Bolt Snap Location
    • Bolt snap can slide up hose
      • Makes donating difficult
      • Makes clipping difficult
    • Keep bolt snap close to the metal ferrule of regulator

Guy Shockey is a GUE Instructor Trainer who is actively involved in mentoring the next generation of GUE divers. He started diving in 1982 in a cold mountain lake in Alberta, Canada. Since then he has logged somewhere close to 8,000 dives in most of the oceans of the world. He is a passionate technical diver with a particular interest in deeper ocean wreck diving. He is a former military officer and professional hunter with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science, as well as an entrepreneur with several successful startup companies to his credit.







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