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rockinrobin
12-09-2013, 02:39 PM
Basically, I've got one of these:

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/robin-samuels/Misc%20stuff/100_0119_zpsbffd40df.jpg

And, thanks to a clumsy/careless/dumb/stupid guy on a dive boat I've now got this:

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/robin-samuels/Misc%20stuff/20130912_151102_zpsbd05f4a8.jpg

Plus:

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/robin-samuels/Misc%20stuff/20130912_151114_zps5b0d55fb.jpg

Plus:

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/robin-samuels/Misc%20stuff/20130912_151109_zpsa7f100c5.jpg

Which go together like this (minus the compass itself):

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww142/robin-samuels/Misc%20stuff/20130912_151132_zps83e21852.jpg

:( :( :( :( :(

The ring that attaches the compass to the computer is fine, as is the compass itself, but the compass needs to sit in a moulded module that then clips into the ring. As these aren't made any more, I can't get a replacement part from Aeris (I've tried). It looks like the mounting used on the Oceanic Pro Plus, but I don't particularly want to shell out 40+ for a new Oceanic one without being sure it will fit.

Does anyone know if I'm correct in thinking that the mount is the same (as they're basically the same company and both mounts look the same in the pictures I've seen)?

Or, does anyone have any ideas where I may be able to get either a complete unit cheaply, or just the clip in part?

Woz
12-09-2013, 02:47 PM
Don't bother get a Suunto SK7 in a DSS mount.

rockinrobin
12-09-2013, 02:50 PM
I've already got a wrist mount. Also, the computer looks bare without the compass module and it seems a bit silly to have all the remaining bits and not use them.

Woz
12-09-2013, 02:55 PM
Polymorph the feck out of it. You can get black powder to mix in with the Polymorph so it doesn't stick out so much.

rockinrobin
12-09-2013, 03:09 PM
Polymorph the feck out of it. You can get black powder to mix in with the Polymorph so it doesn't stick out so much.

Good thinking. I hadn't even heard of that stuff before now. It looks great and I may well try something like that.

It also made me think that I could ask a dental lab tech I know to make me something.