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  1. Thread: Bauer PE100 advice

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    *cough cough cough cough cough cough cough waves...

    *cough cough cough cough cough cough cough waves arms around*
  2. Thread: Bauer PE100 advice

    by Woz
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    *cough cough*

    *cough cough*
  3. Thread: Log Burners

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    I've had 2 stoves from here. They're very good,...

    I've had 2 stoves from here. They're very good, and remarkably cheap.
    https://www.stoveworlduk.co.uk/
  4. Thread: Video lighting

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    For the survey work on the Vanguard, Royal Oak...

    For the survey work on the Vanguard, Royal Oak and Hampshire the teams used a mix of custom designed video lights and Keldans. Obvs they were working in the sort of environment you're looking at!
    ...
  5. Not when the Bauer cost 50...

    Not when the Bauer cost 50...
  6. I've just got my hands on a 1974 Bauer. The great...

    I've just got my hands on a 1974 Bauer. The great thing about them is you can still get spares, they run forever and this little Utilus runs on a 13A plug.
    For home use unless you hard wire it into...
  7. It's just 12V you can use any battery for a test.

    It's just 12V you can use any battery for a test.
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    With my business hat on, say you have 100 people...

    With my business hat on, say you have 100 people who want to use your facility, every restriction that you place on entry cuts the 100 down. Saying you have to have a minimum qualification according...
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    So take the 2 big problems out of the equation-...

    So take the 2 big problems out of the equation- the stupid meaty bit wearing the unit and the demonstrably unreliable galvanic cells.
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    There is a fairly recent fatality where the diver...

    There is a fairly recent fatality where the diver was using out of date cells. 2 drifted, he got the warning but didn't do a flush to confirm. The unit pumped in O2, he didn't make it.

    I wouldn't...
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    I've just finished a large contract made from...

    I've just finished a large contract made from rather a lot of stainless steel. The thing that I didn't predict was the problem getting wood for the packing skids!

    Maybe I should have made them...
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    I've used both. Donut wings don't work with...

    I've used both. Donut wings don't work with shorter cylinders (e.g., twin 10 Fabers) as the bit at the bottom is too long. This can be mitigated with a couple of bits of bungee so the air can still...
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    You missed out the word rinky-dink. Shame on you....

    You missed out the word rinky-dink. Shame on you. Go and stand in the slat wall corner and think about what you have done.
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    Calling Iain to namedrop a load of companies then...

    Calling Iain to namedrop a load of companies then tell everyone they're made of crushed up brie and a slat wall hook.
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    I had some. They were fine unless you were...

    I had some. They were fine unless you were walking on anything other than tarmac or a boat deck. The soles are paper thin.
  16. Thread: Service Kits

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    That's when you know you have a well made...

    That's when you know you have a well made undersuit. When you need to tape it up to make it work. They look especially good when they get wet, the tape peels off and leaves a gluey mess behind.
  17. Thread: Service Kits

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    A wet shiny undersuit will block them. Been...

    A wet shiny undersuit will block them. Been there, done that, rode the ascent from 45m until I pulled my neck seal...
  18. Thread: New Torch

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    Aha! Concrete wall at the end is the Ammonite....

    Aha!

    Concrete wall at the end is the Ammonite. Bush on the right is a 21W Salvo.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51329602626_5070b8d9f9_c.jpg
  19. Thread: New Torch

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    Best thing you can do is find someone with a...

    Best thing you can do is find someone with a light you fancy and take it for a side by side dip. I was looking at the LFM head with the double emitters (narrow and wide) then played with one in the...
  20. Thread: New Torch

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    I wouldn't base anything on stated lumens as...

    I wouldn't base anything on stated lumens as that's only half the story.

    I reckon the nicest combo right now is a Halcyon Focus 2 on an Ammonite battery. I have the Ammonite head and on paper, it...
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    Yep you have hit the nail on the head. 1600 is...

    Yep you have hit the nail on the head. 1600 is peanuts for proper kit for a proper engineer.

    They are recruiting for inspectors. Should I forward my day rate for a laugh?

    If you want even more...
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    Yes I'm afraid you still get that. IDEST were set...

    Yes I'm afraid you still get that. IDEST were set up so that your rinky dinks with 3 or fewer testers could keep testing cylinders without going for full (and expensive) UKAS accreditation....
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    Breathing air cylinders are fine (SCBA sets etc)....

    Breathing air cylinders are fine (SCBA sets etc). Only cylinders for breathing use are under the IDEST ticket.
    ...
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    Next time you're having that argument with an...

    Next time you're having that argument with an IDEST centre about cylinders not being tested by an IDEST company, feel free to point out that as an IDEST centre they are not permitted to test air gun...
  25. Thread: New Torch

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    Strikalite do replacement batteries....

    Strikalite do replacement batteries. https://www.strikalite.co.uk/prodcat_type/33/ALL/0/Diving_torch_battery_packs.html
    Mine is still going on the original (short) bulb. It gets outshone by modern...
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