About Us

Glynn Palmer in his scuba regulator service workshop

As a dive professional I know and appreciate the importance of dive equipment maintenance and servicing. Having equipment you can rely on can be a matter of life and death. Make sure you have your equipment inspected, serviced and repaired at least annually by an experienced professional.

About Pacific Scuba Repair

Pacific Scuba Repair is the ultimate source for exceptional scuba regulator service, where unparalleled expertise meets top-notch care for your diving gear. Glynn Palmer, founder, owner and chief engineer of Pacific Scuba Repair, has over 33 years experience in maintaining, overhauling and repairing scuba equipment. Glynn received his technical education in England and the United States, and is a PADI Course Director. Pacific Scuba Repair is the primary scuba regulator and tank valve repair provider for several quality scuba dive centers in Southern California and beyond, and serves a wide clientele of recreational and technical divers, along with professionals, dive operators, and other public and private organizations involved with, and reliant upon, scuba diving. Glynn is also Director of Technical Training for Huish Outdoors.

Why Us?

Why wait and wait for your scuba life support system to be overhauled? We service and repair your equipment within 7 days of receipt, using only genuine manufacturers repair kits, and we return the used parts to you.

We are passionate about what we do, and are proud of the service we provide. We are uniquely qualified to service your scuba regulators and related equipment to factory specification.

You never know what you’ll find servicing regulators. This picture shows a dried up juvenile eel found inside a regulator second stage octopus sent in for service. You’re much better off getting your anago in a good restaurant!

When to Service Scuba Regulators

Scuba regulators are complex but reliable mechanisms, meant to provide you with years of trouble-free service if you have them serviced according to manufacturer recommendations. Regular maintenance of your dive gear is essential to ensure it remains reliable and functioning correctly. Everyone learns in their first open water certification scuba class that post-dive equipment cleaning is the most basic maintenance to maintain equipment warranties, ensure reliable function, and maximize safety. Scuba gear usually fails in the water, where it is subjected to higher pressures and more extreme conditions than on land, and the consequences underwater can be serious. Regulators use both static and dynamic o-rings to maintain watertight seals, high pressure polymer seats that wear, and filters to block contaminants in the breathing gas. Over time these parts all degrade and dry out, whether you use your regulator or not. Regular post-dive cleaning only washes the externally accessible surfaces, not interior sealed parts that could be damaged or corroded due to wear or worn o-rings. Following manufacturer recommendations for service, in terms of time and number of dives, is the best approach to ensure your regulator breathes as smoothly as new, avoid problems underwater and ensure the maximum lifetime for expensive scuba equipment.

You can consider servicing your own regulators. Ask yourself if you have the current skills to thoroughly break down your regulator, the tools and experience to clean, inspect, reassemble, and fully test your gear, especially if you only do it once every year or two. Scuba regulators are life support equipment! Even Artificial Intelligence services like ChatGPT and Google's Gemini know to have a scuba regulator serviced by a certified technician.


Personalized Scuba Instruction is available for Beginner through the Instructor level, including Specialty training, Emergency First Response CPR and First Aid training, and DAN Diving Safety training.

Contact Information

Glynn F. Palmer

📧 diveguru@pacificscubarepair.com


📍 26816 Cold Springs Street, Calabasas, CA 91301