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  1. Thread: cincinati area

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    cincinati area

    I'm in the Cincinnati area for about 3 months. Are there any places to dive in the area? I would be up for some ice diving but it will be another week or two before my gear makes it up here.
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    Yes, the overhead classes have been the best for...

    Yes, the overhead classes have been the best for me as well. I took cavern and basic cave about 2 weeks apart but plan to dive as much as possible in the next year(getting married in sept).
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    NSS-CDS the cert. expires in 18 months but I...

    NSS-CDS the cert. expires in 18 months but I should be ready to go all the way to full cave by then.
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    Thanks! I have been looking at lp77's but...

    Thanks!

    I have been looking at lp77's but will probly end up with 85's or 95's. 104's would be a little much for me right now!
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    Finished basic cave

    I have been gone for a while! Last weekend I did basic cave in sidemount in Marianna,FL. Cavern was a great class but basic cave really hooked me once we left the cavern zone. The dives started at...
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    The oxycheq wing he is refering to does have a...

    The oxycheq wing he is refering to does have a soft STA made into it.
    I dive a oxy Mach v #30 untill the end of the month when I am taking a sidemount class :D
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    Just go to the hardware store and buy a tool belt!

    Just go to the hardware store and buy a tool belt!
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    I'm sure it would work. Find a local sign shop,...

    I'm sure it would work. Find a local sign shop, they should be able to put some there. It would be the same ones used on banners so they might be SS or brass.
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    Nothing wrong with a glock but I shoot a sig...

    Nothing wrong with a glock but I shoot a sig p220. I decided on the sig mainly because I picked it up and it felt like it was made for my hand.
    Go to a firearm shop and handle as many and shoot as...
  10. Thread: USS Oriskanny

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    I was in ft. Walton beach Sunday and there wasn't...

    I was in ft. Walton beach Sunday and there wasn't the first sign of oil. Mbt divers in Pensacola posted on their facebook that trips have resumed to the Mighty "O". Dr. Dive has been on vacation but...
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    I might try and get this little tank from the...

    I might try and get this little tank from the guy. I think it may have been a 45 cf. tank. It had several layers of paint on it so I would strip it before I tried to get it hydro'd. The biggest...
  12. Thread: USS Oriskanny

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    There are several dive ops running to the mighty...

    There are several dive ops running to the mighty "o" now.
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    I know they don't have tapered threads but a guy...

    I know they don't have tapered threads but a guy at work brought me a tank today that is tapered. It is a short fat cylinder with the valve handle pointing up. The oldest hydro I could make out was...
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    Good deal thanks!

    Good deal thanks!
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    one is pst and I'm not sure about the other, it...

    one is pst and I'm not sure about the other, it is out for hydro. I will have the shop doing the hydro see if it has normal threads.
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    76 & 71 LP72 threads

    Just wondering how hard it will be to find din valves for my old LP72's. I have a sidemount class lined up next month and would like them both to be din.
    Will the standard valves fit them?
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    My spool came unclipped doing a giant stride...

    My spool came unclipped doing a giant stride entry off a boat. My dive buddy was slow so I noticed it and handed it off to the deck hand on the boat. I got rid of the bag the smb came in and use...
  18. Thread: Intro to tech

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    I guess if you wanted to really be anal you could...

    I guess if you wanted to really be anal you could say every class is recreational unless you go into commercial. Thanks Rob I didn't realize you were on this board.
  19. Thread: Intro to tech

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    I didn't realize cavern from NSS-CDS, TDI or...

    It's called Murphy's law, and most standard practices revolve around it.


    Aha! So you took intro to tech to prepare for a recreational diving course. Understood... :smiley29:[/QUOTE]

    I didn't...
  20. Thread: Intro to tech

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    I Made the change not my instructor and I am...

    I Made the change not my instructor and I am familiar with using the rear dump. I decided to give it a try and liked it better then on top.
    My class didn't involve stage or deco bottles because...
  21. Thread: Intro to tech

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    There weren't any stages involved. I didn't...

    There weren't any stages involved. I didn't realize there was a law about how gear should be setup :D
  22. Thread: Intro to tech

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    RMV......that's it. I want to go sidemount at...

    RMV......that's it.
    I want to go sidemount at or after cavern but moving the inflator makes it easier to dump air. You don't have to roll on your side and raise the hose above your head to dump...
  23. Thread: Intro to tech

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    I don't think video is standard for the TDI class...

    I don't think video is standard for the TDI class but it is a very good teaching tool. When my instructor mails out my cert card he is going to copy all the video onto a cd and send it as well. After...
  24. Thread: Intro to tech

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    wow

    I completed the class and really learned a ton!
    There ended up being another person taking ITT and side mount but I did the class in a single AL100 with an H-valve. I used my oxycheq #30 wing and...
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    Make sure your credits will transfer!

    Make sure your credits will transfer!
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