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    Went to fill the camper tonight ahead of trip up...

    Went to fill the camper tonight ahead of trip up to Vobster tomorrow night and Tesco filling station had a ‘no diesel’ sign up.

    No issue at Sainsburys 10 mins away, just 3p/litre higher price!
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    Fourth Element X-Core vest - size L

    I bought this X-Core vest a couple of years ago to use at either end of the season under my Arctics. It's lovely and warm but I was a little "optimistic" with my choice of sizing - and on Sunday I...
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    I just used a sander! ...

    I just used a sander!

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  4. Thread: NDAC Closed?

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    Just seen this too. That’s a shame. Same amount...

    Just seen this too. That’s a shame. Same amount of time to either Vobster or NDAC for me. I like Vobster, but NDAC tended to be my first choice in the winter, if only as you can get properly warm in...
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    I had a positive test (but thankfully,...

    I had a positive test (but thankfully, asymptomatic infection) in October and only realised this ahead of a Helitrox course I was due to take at the end of November, when I had to complete an...
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    I once got one in the right way around first...

    I once got one in the right way around first time.

    No-one believes me. Perhaps it was a dream?
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    The 'positive' result received this morning to my...

    The 'positive' result received this morning to my COVID test taken yesterday.

    Currently symptom-free, but apparently that's no diving for at least 3 months, and need to consult a medical referee...
  8. Thread: Balls

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    Oh yes… of course!

    Oh yes… of course!
  9. Thread: Balls

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    Don't they fall out? Or do you have to turn the...

    Don't they fall out? Or do you have to turn the car upside-down first? :D
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    That's a good idea, I do have a large magnet I...

    That's a good idea, I do have a large magnet I use to find any nails/screws/metal in pieces of wood before they go through the tablesaw or planer... unfortunatley with the bench being a bit of a mess...
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    Most annoyingly I only threw out a hose which had...

    Most annoyingly I only threw out a hose which had 'bulged' a few months back. Didn't occur to me that there would be anything worth salvaging from it.
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    That's certainly frustrating! Not to show off,...

    That's certainly frustrating!

    Not to show off, but just to demonstrate that it's not always like that - our club started an Ocean Diver course on July 14th and aim to complete the open water...
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    Heh, yes I've plenty of spare hoses, it's not an...

    Heh, yes I've plenty of spare hoses, it's not an issue, was just trying to clean up some old crusty ones found in the spares box, and frustrating that the whole hose is effectively useless having...
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    Balls

    Just cleaning some slightly crusty LP inflator hoses and managed to drop one of the small ball bearings from under the collar.

    Of course, itís rolled off somewhere and so Iím sure will never be...
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    Quick bump - still in the market. Wibs is holding...

    Quick bump - still in the market. Wibs is holding onto his as a CCR bank. Anyone else looking to sell?
  16. Thread: Merino wool

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    Personally, I use a merino base layer under FE...

    Personally, I use a merino base layer under FE Arctic’s under a membrane suit, all year round. If it’s really cold I add an X-core vest.

    I’ve two merino tops - one Helly Hansen from a £30 deal...
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    Similar issue - currently planning to divide off...

    Similar issue - currently planning to divide off a section at the back of the garage to keep dive kit in, but add a ventilation fan and/or dehumidifier to help dry kit out (particularly in the...
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    My dad has used one budget breadmaker or another...

    My dad has used one budget breadmaker or another for almost all his bread the last ~15 years, starting with the ones Lidl were selling for £15.

    However of all the 'budget' ones he's got through,...
  19. Thread: Rix sa3

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    ...and me!

    ...and me!
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    +2. Went to the dive show a few years ago to buy...

    +2. Went to the dive show a few years ago to buy an Otter, came away with the top-spec Hammond, very pleased with it and enough money saved to cover a new computer. Previously used Hammond for...
  21. Thread: Folding trolley

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    Wow - although not sure I like the description of...

    Wow - although not sure I like the description of ďeasy tipĒ :grin:
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    I used to deal with this sort of thing on a daily...

    I used to deal with this sort of thing on a daily basis but Iím a little out of date now!

    Without looking into the specific case, the behaviour you describe (intermittent and one-way connectivity)...
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    Iíve had fitted Kubiís on the suit Iíve been...

    Iíve had fitted Kubiís on the suit Iíve been using the last couple of years, and have to say Iíve not had glove Ďinflationí issues despite not putting anything under the seal at all.

    I originally...
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    So based on their spec sheet, a size Y cylinder...

    So based on their spec sheet, a size Y cylinder of O2 is 4.76m3 at 230b, so approx a 20 litre cylinder.

    Size W is 11.09m3 at 230b, so 48litre is closest to the ďJĒ cylinders at ~50 litres that are...
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    When I first got the Kubis I tried using thumb...

    When I first got the Kubis I tried using thumb loops and bungees as suggested by others on here.

    Then someone in my club asked why - she also dived kubis and never put anything under her seals to...
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