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So just how do you dry a wetsuit?

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Here lately, I've found what I thought was a pretty easy way to dry my dive gear by hanging it from the shower curtain rod in the bathroom. It gets to drip into the tub, and I get to leave a small fan on to try to help pull out the damp air. So far, so good, right? Well, not so much. You see, when you hang a wetsuit, or a BCD, or any other piece of wet dive gear directly on the shower rod, part of it is over the  tub and drips in the right place, but other parts just hang over the edge and you get a nice, wet bathroom rug to deal with. Not cool. So, to help solve this dilemma, enter my old friend Schedule 40 PVC pipe. In this case, ¾ inch seems to be about the best for this application, and it even had another unrecognized benefit, which I'll explain later. Most people would just throw the pipe across the rod and onto the little shelf and call it a day, but then, that wouldn't be any fun. Remember, I went to WCU and in addition to a degree in CIS, you also get an honorary …