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  1. Thread: Campervan

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    Said door etc. As an example if that sink has...

    Said door etc.

    As an example if that sink has a shut-off valve then, the tap could be turned down and the whole splasback on a piano hinge
    could drop down to cover sink and cooker, exposing the...
  2. Thread: Campervan

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    Problem seems to me that you can put in windows,...

    Problem seems to me that you can put in windows, but the spaces these would go are blocked by
    a headboard and splashback.

    So a simple solution would be to change the splashback and headboard...
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    He's been examined already as a Divng Instructor...

    He's been examined already as a Divng Instructor to a pre-rec standard and has to be a certified diver in that element
    before attending an Instructor course (not exam), after that he can teach the...
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    Think need to be a bit more precise. There was an...

    Think need to be a bit more precise. There was an Instructor in the room, but that doesn't mean he wasn't a trainee in the sense
    that he was learning or being assessed to teach this particular...
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    Not sure can say it's online Instruction in the...

    Not sure can say it's online Instruction in the real sense as such, the lecture was done by an Instructor direct to the students live, all in the same room.
    The skype etc. was more monitoring of...
  6. Thread: Spec me a phone :)

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    Yeah that's what I did with the S7, so looking at...

    Yeah that's what I did with the S7, so looking at the Samsung A50 vs the Huewei P30 lite.
    Samsung is 259 with cashback offer at the moment and the Huewei is 239, so very close.

    Camera is...
  7. Thread: Spec me a phone :)

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    Yep happy with that and looking at the HUAWEI P30...

    Yep happy with that and looking at the HUAWEI P30 Lite, looks to have a really good camera.

    Samsung A40 looks to have as good a spec as the S7
  8. Thread: Spec me a phone :)

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    Spec me a phone :)

    I've got a Samsung S7 edge that has just died, so new model time :8):

    Been looking at similar specs in Samsung, but plenty of other makes out there, so anybody got any ideas of what's worth...
  9. Thread: Tactical Voting

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    Yep, in one of the key marginal seats, so will...

    Yep, in one of the key marginal seats, so will doing tactical voting :)
  10. Thread: BSAC Nitrox 7

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    If a bastard Nx mix lower than the standard 32%...

    If a bastard Nx mix lower than the standard 32% is better/safer than air, it must be true that the actual standard of 32% is better/safer still.

    This discussion has nowt to do with the gas at...
  11. Thread: BSAC Nitrox 7

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    Who are "they"? The authors, the control...

    Who are "they"?

    The authors, the control group the Instructors/NDO etc, etc?
    Just cause one group of BSAC think another part of BSAC has screwed up, doesn't mean that the other part is...
  12. Thread: BSAC Nitrox 7

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    This was a concession given to extremely...

    This was a concession given to extremely inexperienced divers who could have a really bad day if it all went wrong.
    That concession was necessarily at the mercy of a strict control to ensure at...
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    But they do sometimes know how to act like a boss...

    But they do sometimes know how to act like a boss :)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxeKSAryCeA
  14. Thread: BSAC Nitrox 7

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    MOD for above OD yes, but this is less aout MOD...

    MOD for above OD yes, but this is less aout MOD for OD and more the availablity of NX or rather the zero availablity of air
    meaning NX is all that's available for an OD. In that enviroment need to...
  15. Thread: BSAC Nitrox 7

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    It's often picked because of cost and...

    It's often picked because of cost and availabilty.

    The #1 gas produced as the default and offered in many hoilday destinations is 32%.
    Although 36% is the second most common, MOD is borderline...
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    Have a look at the end of the zip where the...

    Have a look at the end of the zip where the outside teeth meet and the zip itself is stuck to the suit.

    You've got an inverted V shape in the center that is part of the final seal at the zip...
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    Not sure how more simple and accessable they...

    Not sure how more simple and accessable they could have made it, BSAC fell over themselves at the
    time to provide Grandad rites and for most it was 2 days on an IDC and one day on the CIE if that....
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    Yep that's democracy for you :p They are...

    Yep that's democracy for you :p



    They are getting better, but i'd hardly say they react to the membership, more start to move when the outcry gets deafining
    or react when it effects one of...
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    A club is a group of individuals doing what the...

    A club is a group of individuals doing what the majority in that club want to do.
    If they do not, the club fails or the hierachy is domocraticly voted out and it all starts again.

    So if you...
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    Yep cynical. All the UK amatuer agencies went...

    Yep cynical.

    All the UK amatuer agencies went the Instructor vs mentoring route around the same time and had nowt to do with dosh.
    A jump before being pushed moment as UK authorities were...
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    I'd rather have a really good Sport Diver than a...

    I'd rather have a really good Sport Diver than a s*it Dive Leader :)
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    Way to get more doing DL :) Once the O2...

    Way to get more doing DL :)

    Once the O2 lectures are done award O2 admin as a stand alone element by having the O2 exam questiions seperate
    to the DL ones. Instead of Sport divers stumping up a...
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    Not really they are centered on two different...

    Not really they are centered on two different things.

    A DM is a certified assistant and a PADI Professional grade with the prime role of assisting on courses
    and acting as guide. It gives no...
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    Current online guidance ...

    Current online guidance

    https://www.bsac.com/this-is-bsac/bsac-rules-and-policies/

    "If you would like a copy of the Branch Officers Handbook (BOH) please email us"

    So I did and they send me...
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    If many months or years have passed between...

    If many months or years have passed between attending lessons and actually gaining a diver qualification,
    it is quite reasonable for the Branch Diving Officer to require the student to undertake...
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