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    I meant Vance, thanks. I think I will be getting...

    I meant Vance, thanks. I think I will be getting the book soon. I have been fortunate and having access to all the manuals for the regs we use at work, and a full shop at my disposal.

    I do enjoy...
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    Makes you feel good...

    I remember the first reg that I rebuilt ( a conshelf supreme). It will always hold a special place for me, and is my "go to" reg if I am diving in nasty conditions, or where a newer reg might get...
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    Point taken

    JH- I understand what you said, I am one of those people that believes in learning everything I can about whatever interests me, and I sometimes forget that not everyone shares my enthusiasm, or...
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    I would never take money away from ST, but I have...

    I would never take money away from ST, but I have and do use "USED" equipment. I have had people give me "that old thing" that they have laying around. I have no fear of taking something apart and...
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    Use nylon

    Don't use cotton, it deteriorates very quickly when constantly wet. Polyester doesn't like UV or chlorine. Use nylon (not nylon coated) thread and a heavy duty machine or hand sewn. If you hand...
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    Thanks for the assist, it helps narrow things...

    Thanks for the assist, it helps narrow things down.
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    I have re-searched using the search feature and...

    I have re-searched using the search feature and still couldn't find the oxy dimensions, and I am not familiar with Patrick so I couldn't search by name, but reading some of the results I did see that...
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    Faulty switch

    I have six of these in our inventory, and had two of them fail straight out of the box. On the positive side, Princeton will replace them for free, no problems. I purchased mine before I discovered...
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    Wing measurements

    I need some help with the sizes of various wings. I am interested in the actual dimensions of the Oxycheq Mach V 30#, Zeagle 30# donut, and the Hollis S25 wing.

    I am interested in the height/...
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    "Oh yea, I'd wreck that!" Brian Griffin (Family...

    "Oh yea, I'd wreck that!" Brian Griffin (Family Guy)
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    I only have one hp port on my single hose regs...

    I only have one hp port on my single hose regs (conshelf xiv's) so I have to choose SPG or AI computer. I have also personally seen a brass and glass SPG (well respected manufacturer) fail. No...
  12. Do you have any other options of shops in your...

    Do you have any other options of shops in your area? If not play to the tech's ego and ask if you could watch how to perform the maintenance/repair, just because you like things that are mechanical....
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    YouTube

    I have learned from my daughters that youtube has videos for everything, just search for whatever you need. I have an LDS that rags on internet sales, so I just don't tell them where anything came...
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    Datamask

    I have a Datamask that I use at work, so I didn't pay for it, and can tell you that I prefer it to a console mount computer. About the only time that I don't dive it, is when in full face, and then I...
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    Crocs

    I had similar problems, and tried the stretching and everything. What worked best for me was a frozen water bottle rolled under my foot and wearing crocs when not at work.

    At work I had to change...
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    Maintenance bench

    Has anyone built a maintenance bench with gauges for reading and adjusting intermediate pressures? Can you post pics, or PM me with advise.

    I am about to build a workbench in our shop at work and...
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    The OP said that he had a problem with weights...

    The OP said that he had a problem with weights sliding off his "skinny arse". To that I say try a freedivers (rubber) weight belt with normal block weights. You can stretch it snug on the surface...
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    CD, thanks, thats what I needed to hear.

    CD, thanks, thats what I needed to hear.
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    I frequently wear a horse collar (yeah really)...

    I frequently wear a horse collar (yeah really) for work and like it for its lift characteristics. I had a Halcyon bp/w for a while (40#) but needed some cash right away, so I let it go. I enjoy the...
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    My newest reg (not including AGA) in a '79-80...

    My newest reg (not including AGA) in a '79-80 Conshelf Supreme, and my oldest and favorite is a '67-68 DA Aquamaster.

    You should be fine if the maintenance has been done.
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    I dive an AGA at work and love it, but there are...

    I dive an AGA at work and love it, but there are some different techniques to clearing it than a regular mask. Practice with whichever one you decide on, in a controlled environment like a pool...
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    I need to get better size info too. I wear...

    I need to get better size info too. I wear 12EEEE and my Jets (XL) fit with soft soled booties but not hard soled. My XXL jets are too big even with my dry suit (viking) with integrated boots.
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    I forgot to mention that I travel often for work...

    I forgot to mention that I travel often for work and for pleasure, so it will be traveling along with me.
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    I'm interested in the 18# for tropical diving,...

    I'm interested in the 18# for tropical diving, sometimes with a PRAM. Any recommendations or suggestions instead of the 18?
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    Just wanted to say hi...

    I'm kinda new to E- forums, and don't type that fast but I read almost everything. I've been told that I'm a dinosaur, so sometimes I actually know a thing or two.
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