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    Liner? You presume there's a liner. Probably...

    Liner? You presume there's a liner. Probably just bare brickwork, with the remains of a bit of lime render.
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    Could you knock out a brushing hole from the...

    Could you knock out a brushing hole from the outside of the chimney breast, just above the bend?
  3. Thread: Cost of lead

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    45 for a 10kg weight belt is not bad. I've...

    45 for a 10kg weight belt is not bad.

    I've had cheaper by looking on ebay for weight belts - the postage costs on lead are prohibitive so "collection only" means there are fewer people wanting...
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    Which prophecy? Revelations? "The beast who once...

    Which prophecy? Revelations? "The beast who once was, and now is not, is an eighth king"

    Also, isn't that the guy that ran onto the track at the British Grand Prix?
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    Will the deep sea divers' gift pack include...

    Will the deep sea divers' gift pack include oxygen bottles?
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    Is that a contributor to why you're suffering a...

    Is that a contributor to why you're suffering a mice infestation? The mice lower down have been flooded out and moved up to your place?
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    My local cobbler does heavy duty stitching on...

    My local cobbler does heavy duty stitching on things like webbing etc.

    He fixes shoes too.
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    Really? someone made a product called Soylent! ...

    Really? someone made a product called Soylent! Do these people not learn from science fiction films?

    Next you'll be telling me there's a company called Cyberdyne Systems, who, in a cultural...
  9. Thread: Dive watch

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    If you want a diver style watch (I wear mine...

    If you want a diver style watch (I wear mine every day, apart from diving, when I use a computer), then you could do worse than the "free" Apeks 200m Dive watch that you can get with a 12 month...
  10. Thread: Dive Show

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    There were some very good presentations. Lt Jen...

    There were some very good presentations. Lt Jen Smith's talk on the Royal Oak was fantastic, so if you get a chance to see her present that, I'd highly recommend it.
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    I found myself watching it in the same manner -...

    I found myself watching it in the same manner - best if you forget all you know about diving (especially that their cylinders should last about 11 minutes at that depth!) and shark behaviour.

    Did...
  12. Thread: Dive Show

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    I went to the show today. Saw some great talks,...

    I went to the show today. Saw some great talks, didn't buy any dive kit, and got to actually meet some TDFers.

    Sent from my G3311 using Tapatalk
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    Yes, the 3A should never blow (unless you damage...

    Yes, the 3A should never blow (unless you damage the cable). I expect the reason it's in the device is to protect it in countries without fused plugs (ie, most of the world)



    Video, please!
  14. Thread: Dive Show

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    I'm going to the conference on Saturday, then the...

    I'm going to the conference on Saturday, then the show on Sunday.
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    I think it should be until your 70th birthday -...

    I think it should be until your 70th birthday - that's what all of my classifications say on the back. then you need to renew the licence every 3 years (which is free)
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    Maybe try mixing scuba diving with jet skiing -...

    Maybe try mixing scuba diving with jet skiing - that would be interesting!
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    You wanted help?! When we can just take the...

    You wanted help?! When we can just take the Mickey? Tut!

    Sometimes, fuses do just blow for no apparent reason, and once replaced, have no problem.

    Due to the proximity of the fuse to the...
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    I went to Vobster on Sunday. Although ther ewas...

    I went to Vobster on Sunday. Although ther ewas a queue to get in, it didn't seem that busy (I guess all the diving school students turned up in individual cars). The staff were helpful and the...
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    Remember that most diving nitrox is blended by...

    Remember that most diving nitrox is blended by first filling the cylinder with 100% O2, then topping up with air, so they need to be clean for oxygen service.
    (unless you've got a fancy membrane or...
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    I guess that was your first and only advertising post.

    As somewhere around 97% of this forum is UK based, do you ship to the UK?
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    Often me! I find the physics interesting -...

    Often me!

    I find the physics interesting - eventually the IP would be higher than the 2nd stage's overpressure rating (not sure it would go at 15 bar though). You'd also have to consider the...
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    Assassins' Guild?

    Assassins' Guild?
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    I am now a Dive Leader.

    I am now a Dive Leader.
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    Don't forget to adjust the Interstage Pressure -...

    Don't forget to adjust the Interstage Pressure - otherwise your 1st stage will be giving 15 Bar while their 2nd stage will be wanting around 10 bar. They might end up with a freeflow on the surface.
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    If you're not driving a vehicle onto it, 3" thick...

    If you're not driving a vehicle onto it, 3" thick concrete sounds fine.
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