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    Thanks for the tips everyone The kink is...

    Thanks for the tips everyone

    The kink is outwards, so there’s a very slight gap between the skirt and my face

    No idea how I’ve done it...
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    Kink in mask skirt

    I think I already know the answer to this...

    Iíve managed to get a slight kink in the skirt of my mask, making it prone to allowing a little trickle of water in now and again...

    Anyone know of...
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    And possibly bump up low to 55%

    And possibly bump up low to 55%
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    it does rather smack of yet another home goal by...

    it does rather smack of yet another home goal by Leavers... "my beer is so ridiculously overpriced I can afford to knock 20p off the price of it..."
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    I have to agree with the last few posts - this...

    I have to agree with the last few posts - this sounds very similar to an issue I had - diagnosed as otitis external...

    Get some otc acidic ear drops, and see a doc...

    I was convinced I’d burst...
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    I was thinking more the risk of it going pop on...

    I was thinking more the risk of it going pop on the way up...
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    I wonder how many people have bought one, not...

    I wonder how many people have bought one, not read the warnings and sent one up from depth?

    expensive mistake to make..
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    Farage won’t get elected... the Brexit party...

    Farage won’t get elected... the Brexit party might do well, but he’s unelectable

    Regardless of outcome a GE leading to another hung parliament is inevitable now, sooner rather than later I...
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    not everyone has (or even wants) your guru levels...

    not everyone has (or even wants) your guru levels of buoyancy...

    I can hold a stop to +/- 30 cm (the BSAC requirement for Black B&T) if I have to - but in the sea, with a bit of swell I have to...
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    I actually only got 14 months last last time -...

    I actually only got 14 months last last time - but that’s a different story...
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    Fair point - I’m on a very tedious Conf call at...

    Fair point - I’m on a very tedious Conf call at the moment discussing annual DSE assessments and PAT testing... had “annual” reverberating round my head lol
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    O2 cleaning vs hydro/visual periods...

    How does everyone manage the differing periods between testing and cleaning cylinders?

    Given that testing is every 2 1/2 years and cleaning is annual, what do you do about the third year which has...
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    Define "scrawny"? My reserve dSMB is only 1.5m...

    Define "scrawny"?

    My reserve dSMB is only 1.5m long - but is perfectly visible in any sort of weather I'm likely to be diving in - it has the advantage that a) it packs up small b) has an oral...
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    Yeah, saw that the other day... And yet it...

    Yeah, saw that the other day...

    And yet it remains in the “club diving” SDCs, separate from the Tech courses...
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    Is that a more recent thing? I always thought...

    Is that a more recent thing? I always thought BSAC thought tech started at Sports mixed gas, and that ADP was still firmly “club diving”
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    Ive not met anyone who dives with tables... and...

    Ive not met anyone who dives with tables... and to be honest, not many who actually plan the dive... most, as you say, plan to surface on xx bar, and just ride their dive computers...

    ADP still...
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    I guess the important thing to remember is that...

    I guess the important thing to remember is that you could be taking this course as a sports diver with as few as 30 or so dives, and have little experience of actually planning dives yourself...
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    As far as I’m concerned, there’s no mask drills -...

    As far as I’m concerned, there’s no mask drills - which is a win in my book - so they can do all the fin pivots they like ;)
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    I was thinking the same...I’ve got black B&T and...

    I was thinking the same...I’ve got black B&T and fin pivots prove nothing in terms of either buoyancy or trim...
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    Thanks Tel... one of the instructors I was...

    Thanks Tel...

    one of the instructors I was looking at doing this was was talking about more skills than those listed - so interesting to see its at the simpler end of the scale...
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    I thought it included mask drills,...

    I thought it included mask drills, removing/swapping stage etc? that not the case?
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    Bsac adp

    Hiya

    Does anyone have the breakdown of the in water skills you have to do for the BSAC ADP? The BSAC course overview is somewhat lacking in detail...

    Looking to compare and contrast ;)

    TIA ...
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    No deal was explicitly ruled out by the leave...

    No deal was explicitly ruled out by the leave campaign... it’s still there on their website...

    I’m starting to think you might not know what you’re talking about...
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    Nothing fictitious - I rounded... everyone knows...

    Nothing fictitious - I rounded... everyone knows the Leave figure was approx 17.4m... and the 50m is an estimated figure on my part... whether they chose to vote against Leave, not to vote or were...
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    Remember also that it was only an advisory...

    Remember also that it was only an advisory referendum - and had it been a legally binding one, would have been overturned by the courts 2 years ago...

    Remember also, that whilst 17m voted to...
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