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    WTB: Strobe, tray, arm, fiber optic cable

    I am looking to buy an underwater strobe with tray, arm, and fiber optic cable. I'd like to spend about $200 on the set. PM me with what you have.

    Thanks,
    Chris
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    I agree that we don't have the whole story. At...

    I agree that we don't have the whole story. At the same time though, I can't say that holding someone underwater is a good teaching method especially if the student wasn't aware that it was going to...
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    Thailand Dive Sites

    Hey everyone. I will be taking a trip to Thailand later this year (mid-November) and am looking for some advice. As of right now it looks like I will be able to get 2 days of diving in (maybe 3 if...
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    Thanks for the help guys. Does anyone know when...

    Thanks for the help guys. Does anyone know when Scubatoys will get in the new octo's (CW and Z) or how much they will run?
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    Zeagle Octo Question

    I have been planning for some time now to get a zeagle reg and wanted some advice on which octo to get. After checking the zeagle website, I found a few models that I couldn't find a lot of info on....
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    I don't know that there is anything that I truly...

    I don't know that there is anything that I truly regret purchasing. I did manage to spend way to much on equipment when I was first starting out though, that I regret.
  7. I've only seen one place locally that had a tank...

    I've only seen one place locally that had a tank of water for filling, though they didn't use it when i was getting tank fills.
  8. Thread: New Brigade?

    by thebuck
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    You could always get the new 09 Ranger LTD, an...

    You could always get the new 09 Ranger LTD, an extra bladder, and make your own.
  9. Thread: Din valve?

    by thebuck
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    Basically, DIN allows you to use high pressure...

    Basically, DIN allows you to use high pressure cylinders and provides a more secure connection.
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    I'll second that. I like that my feet are...

    I'll second that. I like that my feet are protected when I'm walking around out of the water too.
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    Good vocabulary with catarrh. Catarrh is...

    Good vocabulary with catarrh. Catarrh is generally associated with a cold. Really it is a mixture of thick mucus and white blood cells caused by swelling of the mucus membranes in the head as a...
  12. This one was more disappointment than anything......

    This one was more disappointment than anything... A college friend of mine was talking about diving as part of some biology research her professor was doing. I asked how much dive planning they did,...
  13. When looking to buy dive gear someone said: "a...

    When looking to buy dive gear someone said: "a buoyancy compensator... is that important?" It took a few minutes to recover.
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    I guess you could consider rock climbing and...

    I guess you could consider rock climbing and skiing adrenaline sports. Mostly I like to shoot, kayak, and do some soaring every now and then but I find those do be more relaxing than anything else.
  15. I was always taught to hand off my primary in...

    I was always taught to hand off my primary in case of an OTA. Having the octo on the right keeps it right side up and better for me.




    Some may do it to be different, some of us were trained...
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    32 pounds doesn't sounds like too much. I wear 18...

    32 pounds doesn't sounds like too much. I wear 18 pounds when diving cold water, but I naturally sink (4 pounds is a little much when I wear a shorty and when not wearing neoprene, i just need to...
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    I hear the same thing here (OH) but the better...

    I hear the same thing here (OH) but the better hint was when it started snowing during the dive.
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    I've been trying to decide between the Brigade...

    I've been trying to decide between the Brigade and Ranger LTD as well. For the price and since I do most of my diving in cold water it seems like the better deal is the Ranger LTD (not to mention...
  19. Thread: IPod Dive

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    Sounds a little pricey to me, but if you want to...

    Sounds a little pricey to me, but if you want to listen to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea in a whole new way more power to you.
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    80 ft for my advanced class.

    80 ft for my advanced class.
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