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    Normally they write the next Dive time on the...

    Normally they write the next Dive time on the white board. You gear yourself up when that time approaches and head to the jump door where the DM's are waiting. They make sure you have your surface...
  2. Thread: buoyancy

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    So all things being equal. If you knew what your...

    So all things being equal. If you knew what your lead requirements were with a AL80 you would basically have to add "approx" 2lbs of lead if going to a HP100?
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    I find that the APS Mantaray Fins are easy on the...

    I find that the APS Mantaray Fins are easy on the knees and you can find them for around $100.
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    Navy is right. You do not want to get Malaria. I...

    Navy is right. You do not want to get Malaria. I always check anywhere overseas I might be going just in case.
    Oh I remember fondly the days of Mefloquin Monday while on deployments.
  5. That's why I really love my Tusa. I can ignore...

    That's why I really love my Tusa. I can ignore all that other noise pollution in the ocean and just wait for that vibrate on the wrist. Its always funny to watch 5 or 6 divers all looking at their...
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    A combination of L-Lysine as a supplement when...

    A combination of L-Lysine as a supplement when you know you are going to be exposed to something that will cause the flare up. A good anti viral med from your dentist or MD, and Badgers Lip Balm with...
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    Just walk up to the DM in your full gear…being sure to look cautiously around as you walk up to him…and say that you assume a diver of his knowledge level knows you are going to be diving a prototype...
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    I have had the S90 for a while with no issues....

    I have had the S90 for a while with no issues. Nice little camera overall and I would not worry about the supposed known issue in the least. If its a case of materials and workmanship then Canon will...
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    The diving itself at Datura is pretty easy. You...

    The diving itself at Datura is pretty easy. You have to swim out about 150' on the surface to get to the diving itself. Most folks put their gear on at the seawall, but I see no reason you could not...
  10. The C NiMH's will give you the same brightness as...

    The C NiMH's will give you the same brightness as the C Alkaline batteries. Its the Mah you need to watch. In General a 8000Mah Alkaline has more run time than say a top 6000Mah C NiMH, but in an LED...
  11. Sounds like you are talking about low discharge...

    Sounds like you are talking about low discharge batteries. C Alkaline is closer to 8000 and C NiMH are in the 5000 range. If your talking about a dedicated trip somewhere away from home where you...
  12. You should get about 1/2 the run time of C...

    You should get about 1/2 the run time of C depending on which C's you use.
  13. Thread: knife issue

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    UK only uses solid titanium.

    UK only uses solid titanium.
  14. Thread: Cats

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    Ultrasonic Cat Deterrent

    Research and buy yourself a good, and I stress good quality, Ultrasonic Cat Deterrent with motion sensor from a company with a good warranty. I got one and put it in my boat and problem solved. The...
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    I also don't have a problem breathing just...

    Did you have your mouth closed while exhaling through your nose? If you did, then it really doesn't matter where your tongue is. But if you open it, it's impossible to exhale thought the nose if you...
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    You might consider your getting an ear infection...

    You might consider your getting an ear infection from water in the ear.
    Try putting your tongue forward into the regulator mouth piece instead of on the roof of the mouth. You are not trying to plug...
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    Tusa SF-6 Imprex Tri-Ex Fins do float in fresh...

    Tusa SF-6 Imprex Tri-Ex Fins do float in fresh and salt water.
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    You might check with the shop that is doing your...

    You might check with the shop that is doing your training, but some shops expect you to purchase those items from them as part of the training package. Not saying it's right and not saying it's...
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    Well you can pay out of your pocket to get...

    Well you can pay out of your pocket to get training at places like Hall’s, but at those schools you will need to attend them at their locations and I can't say how much stock dive shops put in those...
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    It really is a rush. It is similar to Scuba in...

    It really is a rush. It is similar to Scuba in that you can get certifications and stuff, but you can also just do a tandem jump hooked to an instructor type. Most places recommend your first jumps...
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    Nice little camera. First thing I thought was...

    Nice little camera.
    First thing I thought was "Really Officer, I swear all this gear is mine"
    Then I looked again and thought Forest Gump..."This Platforms Taken"
  22. Thread: Breathing

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    Wow never really thought about anyone not...

    Wow never really thought about anyone not exhaling through the regulator before...good question. Maybe there are more people that do it that way than I imagine.
    Anyway my thoughts on this are as...
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    Sounds like you do not have the Flash Player...

    Sounds like you do not have the Flash Player installed from Adobe. Go to the link below and it will tell you at the top of the screen if Flash is installed and if not it will give you the button to...
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    Deepoutdoors Road Trip

    Trying to find anyone that has used a Deepoutdoors Road Trip Roller Bag. What were/are your general impressions of the bag? Does it have straps to be carried like a backpack? Is it one large...
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    Another vote for yes you can use it with Nitrox....

    Another vote for yes you can use it with Nitrox. Way back when I first started looking at Mares stuff it was confusing to me as well...even after looking at Mares own site. Mares sells a lot of their...
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