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  1. Thread: Wing size

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    Definitely not free shipping if it's yours that...

    Definitely not free shipping if it's yours that fooker needs to go on a pallet
  2. Thread: Wing size

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    I've got a stainless backplate for sale if you...

    I've got a stainless backplate for sale if you need one, and an STA
  3. Thread: Wing size

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    I have a big OMS wing, it wasn't great with a...

    I have a big OMS wing, it wasn't great with a single tank
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    Drysuit heated vest connector options

    What are everyone's thoughts on heated suit connectors?

    Making a new canister for my partner so can use anything really.


    EO seem unreliable
    I use the lola connector and valve on my diy...
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    Yes 600l IBC in back of discovery for...

    Yes 600l IBC in back of discovery for transporting oil.
    Sloshes a lot when half full.

    Why don't you put a water butt there to catch the rain water from the roof?
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    You could allus remove a valve or two yourself...

    You could allus remove a valve or two yourself first and have a look, then if they say a tank that was perfectly clean needs blasting then you know exactly whose bollocks to go kick
  7. Thread: House mice?

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    Nothing wrong with road kill, I've got half a...

    Nothing wrong with road kill, I've got half a freezer full of venison that cost me nothing except for a load of claret all over the back of the trailer and some very funny looks driving through...
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    There are loads of facebook groups that are quite...

    There are loads of facebook groups that are quite active, pretty much any charter boat will have it's own page with spaces advertised when they need to fill the boat, talk to the skippers and be...
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    Cast a solid lump of resin around the batteries?...

    Cast a solid lump of resin around the batteries?

    Probably quite spectacular when a cell fails and tries to vent.
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    I am not surprised the regs in the OP still...

    I am not surprised the regs in the OP still worked, immersion in water isn't that bad for stuff, it's the bit where it's drying out that does the damage.
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    O2 safe? You won't find that. But seriously how...

    O2 safe? You won't find that.
    But seriously how much O2 is going to be across the thing, 1.6 bar max, usually in a sopping wet environment. You could waterproof the things with denso tape and still...
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    Or as in the poster above you... seriously...

    Or as in the poster above you... seriously expensive rental options!

    You really should never have to shot blast a tank, if you do, you need to go and kick either the compressor owner or operator...
  13. Thread: Stainless bp

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    I've got a 316 stainless plate here spare. 40 ...

    I've got a 316 stainless plate here spare. 40

    But fwiw, 304 will be right, it's only a glorified backpack ffs.
    Salt won't attack 304 when it's dry. It will probably discolour it where the soggy...
  14. Thread: compressor bits

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    Ok, sounds promising. I'll drop you an email re...

    Ok, sounds promising. I'll drop you an email re time scales. Is the hsm-engineering.demon address for you still correct?


    Other questions which probably add value to the discussion here re that...
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    The holes and slot in that look massive and I've...

    The holes and slot in that look massive and I've no idea why they've sent carriage bolts with it.

    If it doesn't work I've got one spare as well
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    Which lunatic would want to start a cylinder...

    Which lunatic would want to start a cylinder hiring business? For majority of divers you'd have thousands of quids worth of stock and testing liability sat there all week, only to have a mad rush on...
  17. Thread: compressor bits

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    Did not know the oil free units could compress...

    Did not know the oil free units could compress oxygen. This could well save needing a gas hammer type booster.
    Rough order of magnitude price for a system like this? Or give me a clue who to get in...
  18. Thread: compressor bits

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    Yes it is definitely a thought to stick to...

    Yes it is definitely a thought to stick to smaller compressor, I have an 11KVA (1ph) generator going in, that should manage ok at the 6cfm mark.
    Regarding a VFD, I had presumed it would be the...
  19. Thread: compressor bits

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    Yes excuse the bad terminology. The idea is on...

    Yes excuse the bad terminology.
    The idea is on the boat I can run it from a hydraulic motor, but take it away as a portable if needed where it would ideally run on an (oxygen clean) 13A plug.

    ...
  20. Thread: compressor bits

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    Are there any compressors made that can be run at...

    Are there any compressors made that can be run at say 6cfm design speed but also derated to 3cfm so they can be run off a household supply if needed?

    I thought the oil free SA6s could do this but...
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    Screwfix own brand wet vac has an outlet hose...

    Screwfix own brand wet vac has an outlet hose pipe bit you can bodgineer something onto

    They aren't bad either, just don't use them for sucking up manky diesel that does upset them quite a bit.
  22. Thread: compressor bits

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    Well there's my backup compressor plan fooked......

    Well there's my backup compressor plan fooked...

    "Dear Chris,

    Thank you for contacting RIX Industries with interest in our obsolete model the SA-6. Unfortunately RIX Industries no longer...
  23. Just to be clear are we talking about "PADI...

    Just to be clear are we talking about "PADI advert" female or "BSAC pie eating competition at stoney" female?
  24. Thread: compressor bits

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    Spoke to a friend who does some testing etc....

    Spoke to a friend who does some testing etc. reckons filter stack could be tested but you need the manufacturers original test parameters that set out min wall thickness, thread forms and required...
  25. Thread: High sac - trim

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    No point calculating it to the fine end of a fart...

    No point calculating it to the fine end of a fart

    A full 12 has 2kg of gas in it.
    A half full 12 has 1kg of gas it it.

    For a 15l it's 3kg full
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