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    That's what I do now. In the past couple of...

    That's what I do now.

    In the past couple of years i've had to ditch 2 printers and add 2, all Canon and all ended up uninstalling and
    starting again.
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    Got two Canon printers and they can be a bit of a...

    Got two Canon printers and they can be a bit of a pain when anything is changed.

    Load word and press print.
    The top line of the print box should name what printer it recognises as the default...
  3. Thread: Bsac b&t

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    The B&T does have course notes and included is...

    The B&T does have course notes and included is ones for the student. All available to any Instructor these can be downloaded
    via the BSAC website. Bare in mnd though the course leader may want to...
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    And if it was the fatality rate would increase. ...

    And if it was the fatality rate would increase.

    You live in a world of let's be very generous and say 10% of divers that have a decent config, get decent Instruction
    and spend extra time honing...
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    Still don't get it, your whole premis is based on...

    Still don't get it, your whole premis is based on NOT comparing like for like.




    Negative - Stuffing a hose in a D-ring is always a fail, it won't always be able to be deployed properly and...
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    It's a swivel, so the pin could be damaged, work...

    It's a swivel, so the pin could be damaged, work on testing and fail when the kit is rigged up again the second time.

    I suspect that you have never come across it before because for the vast...
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    Yeah that's not uncommon. Can test fine on the...

    Yeah that's not uncommon. Can test fine on the bench/dunk tank, but still bleed on the first outing.
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    SPG pins often test ok when serviced, but can...

    SPG pins often test ok when serviced, but can start to bleed later with a bit of use.
    Doesn't excuse damaging the o-ring on assembly, but a bleed doesn't mean it wasn't tested at the time of...
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    Sadly we have actual cases in the UK where they...

    Sadly we have actual cases in the UK where they didn't get back alive :(

    The UK is an Island Nation so funnily enough we have a massive difference in tides etc. that screams it would be as dumb ...
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    Put a shout out on here and bordering FB groups ...

    Put a shout out on here and bordering FB groups
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/137197209663067/
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    AT1 is the first lecture 'The Role of the...

    AT1 is the first lecture 'The Role of the Advanced Diver' where the whole course and the emphasis in a broader picture is
    setup/established. It goes beyond the standardised structure of the earlier...
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    Yeah right :) 12 divers, 6x pairs upto 30...

    Yeah right :)

    12 divers, 6x pairs upto 30 seconds apart off the back of the boat, someone always faffs, worse case
    say 3 minutes gap between first and last pair. The tide is meant to be going in...
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    The post was about gauging the individuals abilty...

    The post was about gauging the individuals abilty to teach, not what they are like as an AD.

    An OWI is geared upto teaching the syllabus, while an AI does that sure, but is also more
    about...
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    Look at it this way :) OWI is entry level...

    Look at it this way :)

    OWI is entry level Instructor, a day after it being awarded he/she is still learning on the job.
    Being an AD in itself does not mean this OWI is a better Instructor,...
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    With PADI OW it comes under Dive Flexible Skills...

    With PADI OW it comes under Dive Flexible Skills

    During any Open Water Dive, have student divers demonstrate the following:
    Inflatable Signal Tube Use — Deploy an inflatable signal tube at the...
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    You don't 'need' a pack, but soon as that becomes...

    You don't 'need' a pack, but soon as that becomes the club norm it inevitably generates more Sport Divers :)
    Add that pool time can get a bit boring post-Ocean, be silly not to promote Sport as...
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    Ocean Diver already has 'extra' elements compared...

    Ocean Diver already has 'extra' elements compared to PADI like CBL, Nitrox and a few other bits, so to add DSMB in what is a very busy
    syllabus especially now it's 4 dives would be a bit too much....
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    In the same 2017 list further down it also says ...

    In the same 2017 list further down it also says
    "Dive under the on-site supervision of a Dive Manager with respect to site selection, conditions and dive plan."

    Way I read that is the managed...
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    First off if these two just went off on their own...

    First off if these two just went off on their own it would make no difference if a managed site a shore dive etc.

    If though giving advice as the DO and club officer the default has to be by...
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    I've cut down the number of dives I now do, use...

    I've cut down the number of dives I now do, use boats less, don't do any deep gas dives anymore and when
    I go to a dive site it's never with an empty cab. Swapped out the last vehicle for one with...
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    You are replying to your own line, cut and pasted...

    You are replying to your own line, cut and pasted from post #73 when you decided to make this personal.

    This old dog always feels that resorting to that is a fail and time to call it quits, so I'm...
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    You are likely not as good a diver and instructor...

    You are likely not as good a diver and instructor as you think.
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    Yeah but Graham that's because you are a Dive...

    Yeah but Graham that's because you are a Dive Ninja and Dive God and I'm just a lowly Instructor
    that needs to bow his head and pinch the peak of his hat avoiding eye contact when in your presence...
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    It's BS to use perosnal choice, better...

    It's BS to use perosnal choice, better handling/brakes etc. as an excuse for large vehicles when the need to cut emissions is paramount.
    Only way to do that for those with Chelsea tractors is make...
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    I added the emergency element as second...

    I added the emergency element as second additional paragraph because I was asked about the defination and for some
    this is how it's reffered to. It's a bit ironic that we are discussing the...
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