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  1. Not worth the bother to attempt the sea and I...

    Not worth the bother to attempt the sea and I don't know anywhere you could hire kit.

    You can do a short shallow river dive at Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale. That's ok if it's not been raining...
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    The data will sort itself out, the energy...

    The data will sort itself out, the energy required is going down all the time. e.g. If you take the entire wikipedia database and zip it, it will fit on a 32gb SD card that you can buy from Aldi for...
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    The current wholesale electricity price is higher...

    The current wholesale electricity price is higher than the strike price agreed with EDF for Hinckley C and has been for nearly a year.

    I was/am pro-nuclear fission, but I've now started to look...
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    If I had the choice, I'd build a house inside the...

    If I had the choice, I'd build a house inside the fence of a nuclear power station. Armed guards, no crime, millions of kW of rejected heat providing unlimited free heating, nice beach, area of...
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    Both those drives are actually about the same...

    Both those drives are actually about the same speed. ~500mb/s. The 10Gbs just refers to the maximum speed of the USB3.1 standard.

    Transfers from the sd card will be limited by the card itself, to...
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    How odd. Could this be a human error? It's a...

    How odd.

    Could this be a human error? It's a left hand valve and everything is opposite. If the fill whip is connected first and then the habit is to turn the valve a particular way, with a...
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    Gear Stolen from Capernwray

    Posted by Adam Hanlon on facebook.

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    So a large amount of pretty unique gear has been stolen from a store at Capernwray recently.

    It includes:

    Halcyon/Suex...
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    Well, to be fair, privacy of medical information...

    Well, to be fair, privacy of medical information and implied HIV status is pretty fundamental to their work as an HIV support charity.

    I'd expect a 10,000 fine if I filled a dive tank with...
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    The Climbers Club have just ignored it. They post...

    The Climbers Club have just ignored it. They post out a book annually with 1700 members details in it. Which, considering they work on the basis that approval for membership is based you being...
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    I'm part of a small-ish mountaineering club. We...

    I'm part of a small-ish mountaineering club. We have a plain English policy. I sincerely hope the ICO have bigger fish to fry than us.
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    CONS : There will be some losses in the VO itself...

    CONS : There will be some losses in the VO itself and it's on the customer side of the meter so you're paying for them

    PRO : If you are having a problem with the invertor cutting-out due to high...
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    Jamboree

    Jamboree
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    Tidy solution would be to use a NAS. You could...

    Tidy solution would be to use a NAS. You could also use it for other stuff and don't need to worry about file system type, just create a shared folder with the correct credentials. Point time machine...
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    Holdpeak HP-570S-APP - That is a standard...

    Holdpeak HP-570S-APP - That is a standard multi-meter, but with a clamp that can measure current in a conductor. Can't do Earth loop tests


    An earth loop impedance test is more involved and needs...
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    I'd suggest not buying a proper earth loop megger...

    I'd suggest not buying a proper earth loop megger unless you know how to properly use it and interpret the results. Part of the loop may not be in your property / be on the network side. There may be...
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    If you need the depth at a 'shore' site,...

    If you need the depth at a 'shore' site, Wastwater is 70m. Or Lochaline Wall, which is 100m+ in the sea and diveable in all but the worst conditions. No fetch so the swell dies away in a couple of...
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    The HSE medical requires a VO2 max (from a step...

    The HSE medical requires a VO2 max (from a step test) of 45

    I wouldn't trust a Garmin VO2 max. This time last year, I'd just recovered from covid and started doing couch-to-5k. Useless, unfit,...
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    Yes, I realise this. However, my point was that...

    Yes, I realise this. However, my point was that people are complaining about the difference between ppo2 of 1.4 and 1.44 at around 30m. A change in ppo2 that occurs over 1.1m (on 36%).

    I think...
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    Problem is, not all computers and gauges operate...

    Problem is, not all computers and gauges operate on the same principle. Some display the depth in salt water, some in fresh, some are adjustable (shearwater). This is generally just the displayed...
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    I don't have the disposable income to buy a new...

    I don't have the disposable income to buy a new one. No one would buy a new gavin so it's only fair to compare with a 2nd hand suex. I bought my 14 for 2k with two batteries, a 4 blade removable prop...
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    I'd make the argument for just using 32% for all...

    I'd make the argument for just using 32% for all 'normal' diving (e.g. single cylinder in the sea upto 35m), with the possible exception of 6m training stuff. Everything would be safer if they just...
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    Buy a second hand SUEX. Does anyone know of a...

    Buy a second hand SUEX.

    Does anyone know of a problem with a SUEX that wasn't just an old/worn-out battery? I know a lot of people with them and I've never heard of a fault.

    I have, however,...
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    That was always the case from when it was...

    That was always the case from when it was introduced at Sports diver. 36% to 30m, 32% to 35m. 1.44. Dive durations are really short. (They were planned on air tables, but aggressive 1st dive 88...
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    Crown Plaza is on one of the garden reefs. 5...

    Crown Plaza is on one of the garden reefs. 5 Egyptian stars = 2.5 stars, no in room a/c
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    There’s a section of the M1 between J26 and...

    There’s a section of the M1 between J26 and Trowell services - labelled on drawings as “Strelley Bumps”. It’s in a constant state of sinking due to coal mining. I worked on a rolling crown...
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