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    The other issue with UK forums is they've all...

    The other issue with UK forums is they've all been very 'cliquey', dominated by a few people who can be somewhat condescending to new people. Whilst understandably re-hashing the standard novice...
  2. Thread: Shearwater Perdix

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    AI? Number of dives?

    AI? Number of dives?
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    UKD was a different forum but had its issues (way...

    UKD was a different forum but had its issues (way before my time). It was often referred to as more friendly, but it was a lot quieter than here.

    With insufficient people interested in "diving"...
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    FYI for whatever reason I stepped forwards in...

    FYI for whatever reason I stepped forwards in 2015 when the previous curator retired. Have been running it ever since but the whole forum thing is dying on it's backside. Obviously TDF is doing...
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    UKDivers.com - help?

    The UKDivers.com website is broken. It's been sick for some time but has obviously passed out and needs some CPR. Have tried to breathe some life into it but it's beyond my first aid skills; needs...
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    Thank you. Sorry to ask about the leak; any...

    Thank you.

    Sorry to ask about the leak; any tips to avoid that?

    The intrinsic waterproofing must help with small leaks. I had a MuVi with a housing supposedly rated to 100m which failed at...
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    5 cells in one year. Now purchasing a couple...

    5 cells in one year.

    Now purchasing a couple of spares for stock.
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    Thanks. All I am asking is has it worked well...

    Thanks.

    All I am asking is has it worked well over the period you've owned it -- assume yes as one would expect you to say whether it's flooded or not.

    I would like to know if the buttons are...
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    It worked until it didn't. I could have probably...

    It worked until it didn't. I could have probably repaired it, but didn't bother as it was old. Then it was removed. Have even marked up the bag as don't use rather than sealing the bag and...
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    And the original poster, moi, bought the unit...

    And the original poster, moi, bought the unit last year and it was two years old and hadn't been dived in that time.

    The cell which has just been replaced was probably a Molex issue. Rather...
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    (Only said a year as your last post was one year...

    (Only said a year as your last post was one year ago on 25th Aug last year)

    Is/was the Carbonarm housing any good? Would you recommend it?
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    @Paulo: would you recommend that housing after a...

    @Paulo: would you recommend that housing after a year of using it?

    Any issues? Prep required? Does it scratch?


    Thanks.
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    When you've a unit that's built for 5 cells and...

    When you've a unit that's built for 5 cells and includes two separate computer monitors, it's the only way to run it. That or swap out the Nerd for a couple of Revo Dreams... not.

    It's nice to...
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    Only two computers? Don't you have a spare one...

    Only two computers?

    Don't you have a spare one set to 90:90?
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    It's nothing like a single scrubber. The exhaust...

    It's nothing like a single scrubber. The exhaust gas from the first scrubber's mixed again and passed through the second scrubber. Thus any channelling effects cannot pass into the second scrubber....
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    I'd sooner call it two scrubbers in series with a...

    I'd sooner call it two scrubbers in series with a mixing chamber. Should there be breakthrough in one side, the small fraction of CO2 that broke through would be removed when passing through the...
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    Who cares. You don't find many Revo divers...

    Who cares.

    You don't find many Revo divers commenting on the arcane 3 cell systems that puts more reliance upon individual cell reliability. Nor has there been a pile of Revo diver bodies that...
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Expires that month, e.g. if 07 it's the end of...

    Expires that month, e.g. if 07 it's the end of July.
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    With the pee valve (the second most important...

    With the pee valve (the second most important invention for scuba diving), I always neck a half-litre of water as I'm kitting up as there's no pee-anxiety. Means there's enough saliva to liberally...
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    Use a bolt snap or belt buckle to prise them off...

    Use a bolt snap or belt buckle to prise them off your cuff.

    A bit bleeding obvious, make sure you pack a spare glove or three in your bag along with a c.card to prise the rings off when you...
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    Dribble on the glove O-rings and rotate ring...

    Dribble on the glove O-rings and rotate ring around your lips just before you put them on. Some vet lube/Jollop helps if it's wiped around the suit-side ring. It dries out, but the spit...
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    Red Buddy SMB with DIN crack bottle please.

    Red Buddy SMB with DIN crack bottle please.
  24. Thread: Film Review 2021

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    The Hippopotamus. A lovely British ensemble...

    The Hippopotamus.

    A lovely British ensemble cast. Funny, well written (Stephen Fry), well acted.

    Lovely film.
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    How 'British' is BSL? It it used in other...

    How 'British' is BSL? It it used in other countries? Widely used? How different are other countries sign languages? French & German for example?
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