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    Basic gas law, biggest pressure difference is in...

    Basic gas law, biggest pressure difference is in the first 10m, so even a 2m pool can be enough to cause a problem.

    The terracing I talked of works just as well with a pool, but start earlier. ...
  2. Thread: Joke of the day

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    Don't read it to yourself, say it out loud :)

    Don't read it to yourself, say it out loud :)
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    Take it easy :) Many divers literally race to...

    Take it easy :)

    Many divers literally race to the bottom, but in many cases these are experienced divers who have done so many dives the ears are used to it.
    In your case it sounds like the...
  4. Thread: O3 Drysuit Stolen

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    Think it was a random opportunist, suit was left...

    Think it was a random opportunist, suit was left in a car overnight so it's more if anybody was offered a way too cheap deal.
    Suit number is being sourced from O Three.
  5. Thread: O3 Drysuit Stolen

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    O3 Drysuit Stolen

    A drysuit was stolen last night in Southampton. It is a size 8 O'three MSF500 with blue pattern,
    KUBI dry glove rings and two pockets. If anybody spots a suit matching this for sale anywhere can...
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    100% Otter and that's regardless of saving enough...

    100% Otter and that's regardless of saving enough dosh to get a second backup suit :)

    All things being equal on the suit front (apart from cost) Otter have an extremely good after-sales ...
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    Usual scaremongering by the tabloids, Famara is...

    Usual scaremongering by the tabloids, Famara is in the North opposite side to all the tourist beaches and gets windswept most
    of the time, so not exactly a top family beach. Only group that would...
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    So assuming that it's a Neoprene neck seal Black...

    So assuming that it's a Neoprene neck seal Black Witch for the join, but depending on location of the tear this might not be enough,
    so to back this up can use a two part glue with a patch of...
  9. Thread: Campervan

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    They might be the same class as a car, but my...

    They might be the same class as a car, but my point was that over 3500kg wagons are more of a pain than under, so given the
    choice better to stick to under.

    As for load the payload is just...
  10. Thread: Campervan

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    VED maybe less dosh, but MOT time can be a real...

    VED maybe less dosh, but MOT time can be a real pain for a HGV vs Class 7.

    Think you got your weights wrong a 3500kg van won't be lower than an 800kg load, but will usually max out at 1500kg ...
  11. Thread: drmwc gets a bend

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    I'm reminded of a talk given by Dr Wilmshurst at...

    I'm reminded of a talk given by Dr Wilmshurst at a Diving Officer's Conference a fair few years ago now about the link between migraines and PFO.
    Mate who was sat next to me said afterwards that...
  12. Thread: Sport diver

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    Yep you are - Page is in the wrong place :) :)

    Yep you are - Page is in the wrong place :) :)
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    Put it all back as was and take it back to the...

    Put it all back as was and take it back to the service center.

    Way I see it is you took the whole lot in and it now doesn't work the same as it did.

    Even if they don't consider the slob knob...
  14. Join a club and do Sport Diver. UK diving and...

    Join a club and do Sport Diver.

    UK diving and especially 40m depths are almost inevitably square profiles and will mean you go into deco.
    PADI Deep is non-deco, so you'll need a deco course of...
  15. Thread: My suit leaks

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    You'd better start getting patent lawyers onto...

    You'd better start getting patent lawyers onto IDEST and any other outfit that services/repairs/makes drysuits as we all have something made up like that :)

    I rarely use the wet method, usually...
  16. Thread: My suit leaks

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    Nah turn the suit inside out :) Need to adapt...

    Nah turn the suit inside out :)

    Need to adapt a coke bottle cap to take a hose and cut a hole in the bottom, then stuff in one
    wrist then do the zip up through the neck and stick a football or...
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    12v transformers are v-cheap, but like I said in...

    12v transformers are v-cheap, but like I said in my OP you probably have one anyway in that pile of chargers everybody has.

    One of my low voltage Hangairs was cheap off ebay because it didn't...
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    Or you could dismiss all that BS and just pay 4...

    Or you could dismiss all that BS and just pay 4 extra, the difference between a dodgy 240v and a safe 12v fan.
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    Ok so let's get this straight. Flawed and...

    Ok so let's get this straight.

    Flawed and even potentially fatal advice is absolutely fine and any ramifications of such flawed advice is entirely down to the 'idiot' that deemed to follow it.
    ...
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    To the OP if you want to make your own drying fan...

    To the OP if you want to make your own drying fan DO NOT use anything like the 240v one above.

    Instead use a 12v one like this with a very long lead so the mains plugin is well away from the...
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    Stock sized suits often get unfairly labeled as...

    Stock sized suits often get unfairly labeled as leaky when they are innocent and it's totally down to the punter not being a stock size :)

    MTM though that's unforgivable

    Two of the above list...
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    This is why you get a campervan ...

    This is why you get a campervan

    http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190219-norways-beautiful-but-treacherous-road
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    It's become very popular now to do van...

    It's become very popular now to do van conversions which is great because loads of info on YouTube etc as to
    pitfalls with certain models. The most popular are high tops, sure it will burn a bit...
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    The whole point is to instill a mantra that this...

    The whole point is to instill a mantra that this is a sanitised version of events and it's likely to be very different
    if it happens for real and need to adapt and deal with it. So even if a course...
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    I mean the set time to complete the required...

    I mean the set time to complete the required standard, usually 4 days.

    Most outfits build in a degree of latitude for the odd one or two that struggle and may do some extra time gratis,
    but...
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