Moʻolelo — Maintenance

The Lighter Trick - Help Prevent Your Mask From Fogging Up

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Every time you get a new mask it fogs up, why? Fogging of your mask comes from when your body heat in your masks mixes with the outside cold water on your lens. When they are manufactured they have a thin layer of silicone on the lens which by doing these simple tricks should help reduce your fogging problem. However I do recommend you still use a defogger before every time you enter the water even when you change spots. Disclaimer: This is completely optional and do at your own risk. BE VERY CAREFUL around the mask silicone. We are...

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Wetsuit Care & Maintenance

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Wetsuit care and maintenance is vital in making your wetsuit last for years. Here's some tips that should help you be aware of potential problems that could arise.   How to put on, take off and maintain your wetsuit.   Wetsuit Troubleshooting ISSUES  REASONS PREVENTIONS Small tears on the inside of the wetsuit Pulling or digging fingertips into the neoprene on the inside of the wetsuit Not using enough wetsuit wash when lubricating and donning open cell wetsuits Only pulling on nylon lined part of the wetsuit Use more wetsuit wash to lubricate wetsuit  Push cuffs over hands and ankles,...

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How To Change & Tune Your Speargun Shaft Flopper

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After bending my shaft KAP Speargun Shaft on a 42.7lb Giant Trevally or Ulua (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uep6E...) as we call it in Hawai'i, I had to order a new shaft. Normally when you buy a new speargun shaft the flopper is already installed on the bottom of the shaft but from as long as I can remember I always shot my spearguns with a flopper on the top. It's just preference and what I'm used to I guess. I feel like I land more fish this way. Every time I buy a new shaft I always flip the flopper and this is...

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Rigging A Flasher On Your Speargun

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Any type of advantage to get fish swim closer to you is the difference between shooting a fish or watching it swim by. All my guns have these flashers rigged on them and just by shaking the gun helps bring fish a little closer. If you watch some of my other spearfishing videos closely you can tell. I get asked a lot if it tangles in your shooting line or reel line and the answer is no. I've used these on all my guns for as long as I can remember and have had no such issues. The flasher has...

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How To Make Super Strong Fish Stringers, Fast & Easy!

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As long as I can remember I been rigging my fish stringers, or kui, this way. It makes my stringers last very long and can withstand a lot of weight without kinking and curling up. If you're interesting in purchasing a stringer, please email me at contact@venturewetsuits.com , I can make custom lengths and tip sizes.     Tools Needed: Penn Crimper: https://amzn.to/3jP3Ieb 200lb Mono: https://amzn.to/3jI1HAo Line Saver: https://amzn.to/30TvQUu Torch: https://amzn.to/30MaTuU Flush Cuts: https://amzn.to/32XKHzW   Some of some heavy stringers that are still running strong today!

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