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  1. Depending what you decide, if you would like an...

    Depending what you decide, if you would like an unused yellow octopus hose of 91cm in length, Iíve one up for sale - £12.50 posted.

    That said, I use a longer hose myself, hence this was removed...
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    Halcyon SMB - inflation valve replacement

    A few years ago I picked up a used Halcyon SMB with the oral / LP hose inflation tube. Had some issues and there seems to be minimal detail out there on these, so figured this guide could be useful...
  3. Thread: Wire loops

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    Iíve recently bought (but not yet used) a wire...

    Iíve recently bought (but not yet used) a wire crimping system, to attach identification tags to club dive kit with something more robust than cable ties and key rings.

    Different grades of wire...
  4. Thread: compressor bits

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    compressor bits

    I had the same response around a year ago, which is a shame. The only used ones I seem to find coming up for sale are in the US and in somewhat varying states of repair!


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    Yep, the filling station at Trevair campsite is...

    Yep, the filling station at Trevair campsite is now closed after the owner passed away a few years back. Likewise, the filling station on the pier at Penzance Harbour has also now been closed a few...
  6. Thread: Annoying pop up.

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    Could well be a browser plugin/extension. ...

    Could well be a browser plugin/extension.

    Turning off notifications may have stopped the annoying pop ups.. but whatever underlying adware, etc which is causing them (as youíve already identified...
  7. Thread: Joke of the day

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    Took me a moment... 😂 Sent from my iPhone...

    Took me a moment... 😂


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    Now sold. New dive car arrives tomorrow!

    Now sold. New dive car arrives tomorrow!
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    SOLD: 2009 BMW 525i Estate (great dive car!)

    *Sold*

    Itís a bit of a long shot, and a bit short notice, but Iím picking up a new (to me) car at the weekend, so if anyone is interested in mine, itís up for grabs. If itís not sold (as is most...
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    I guess they've been "selling against" membrane...

    I guess they've been "selling against" membrane suits for so many years, having only a neoprene product, that it takes some time to adjust!

    I've not seen one of these suits yet, I moved from a...
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    I've had one for a few years now, very pleased...

    I've had one for a few years now, very pleased with it. Only change I made was to fit a shorter corrugated inflation hose - the original one is very long!

    I dive it with a DIN Apeks DS4 and have...
  12. Thread: Dive Show

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    Parking validation was fine for me - were you...

    Parking validation was fine for me - were you definitely in the East 5 car park? Took me a while to find it. Other car parks are on a different ticket system.

    Also I think you have to leave your...
  13. Thread: Dive Show

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    Iíll be at the BSAC conference this year for the...

    Iíll be at the BSAC conference this year for the first time, have visited the dive show the last couple of years.l but never the conference.


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  14. I have heard from others with a Paralenz that it...

    I have heard from others with a Paralenz that it is rather more ďfussyĒ about SD cards than most cameras - check which brand/speed rating your card is and perhaps try another?


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    I used Hammond for repairs and seal replacements...

    I used Hammond for repairs and seal replacements on my last suit, which was a Bare. Service and quality of work was always excellent, with options for a fast turnaround when required.

    My current...
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    If you have an ultrasonic cleaner (a cheap one...

    If you have an ultrasonic cleaner (a cheap one works fine!) then putting the hose end in the ultrasonic bath (ideally with the o-ring removed!) can also help.

    Solved it for me, where mine had also...
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    Thanks Iain, will drop you a PM. I did email you...

    Thanks Iain, will drop you a PM. I did email you about this a while ago, perhaps got lost somewhere along the way :)
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    Thanks - that was my first thought - I can't...

    Thanks - that was my first thought - I can't remember why I ruled it out but I'll check again.



    Could be a good call, will check out their service manuals and see if anything looks similar

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    Anyone recognise this first stage?

    So, in a box of old/donated kit I found this first stage reg which I stripped, cleaned and detuned to repurpose as a regulator to power air tools from a dive cylinder.

    Does anyone recognise what...
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    UK source for Christo-Lube MCG 111?

    Does anyone know of a UK source for this?

    I can find generic/alternative ĎO2 greaseí but not this, other than in non-resealable tubes or large tubs.

    I have found small resealable tubes readily...
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    Wanted: 1/2Ē UNF LP blanking plug

    Does anyone have any blanking plugs for the larger LP (1/2Ē UNF) hose ports knocking around?

    Iíve repurposed an old 1st stage reg to run an air powered nail gun, but the reg has one of the older,...
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    Having dug it out this morning, it's not a TX40...

    Having dug it out this morning, it's not a TX40 but a T20, so older than I thought. I think the parts are the same size, unsure if they're different in any other way. It looks OK, but is "old", so...
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    Let me check my spares box. If you donít mind a...

    Let me check my spares box. If you donít mind a used one, I think I might have a TX40 with no spring/lever, if so then you can have the diaphragm from it.


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    Iíve also got that wing for single tank diving -...

    Iíve also got that wing for single tank diving - itís been great, canít beat it for the price!

    (I did eventually replace the corrugated hose with a shorter one... the original as supplied is...
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