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    Indeed but tell that to the young of today and...

    Indeed but tell that to the young of today and they think that you are barbecuing baby seals in whale blubber... In my experience power supplies were particularly prone to dying on start up having...
  2. Thread: No BCD?

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    Are you thinking of the Mini B? Thats just a...

    Are you thinking of the Mini B? Thats just a packaged system that works exactly like a regular BCD except everything is in a "rucksack" - I have only ever seen it used for teaching kids in a pool...
  3. Thread: No BCD?

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    Full to empty cylinders change by about 3.5kg so...

    Full to empty cylinders change by about 3.5kg so they would need to pump in roughly 3.5l of water to maintain neutral buoyancy over an hour's dive.

    If my maths is correct (assuming isothermal,...
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    I think everyone is suffering from long lead...

    I think everyone is suffering from long lead times after lockdown to be fair - even for simple repairs
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    Think a lot of "made to measure" are actually...

    Think a lot of "made to measure" are actually assembled from a kit of parts. My O3 certainly looks that way - but then I am a fairly standard (large) size so it works for me, I have heard real...
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    PU is made from oil - oil is made from the...

    PU is made from oil - oil is made from the remains of microscopic organisms that lived 200 million years ago. Ergo 100% natural product!
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    Think that perjury would be also on the menu...

    Think that perjury would be also on the menu...
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    Anyone know who can teach this? I cant download...

    Anyone know who can teach this? I cant download the Instructor Manual (I have the BSAC twin set badge and have dived PD for years). I'm not sure that anyone will want it but it would be nice to see...
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    I was meaning the UN dangerous goods declaration...

    I was meaning the UN dangerous goods declaration - removers get very twitchy about that! Generally personal effects are tax free if you are properly moving countries - you may need to get a customs...
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    Just get them tested in Holland - won't be a...

    Just get them tested in Holland - won't be a problem. For transportation in the removal truck my advice would be to simply whip out the valves otherwise you have to declare them and their contents...
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    My experience of the real cheapies is that they...

    My experience of the real cheapies is that they are c*** - basically you gets what you pays for and the 75 ones have limited throw and brightness so that unless you want to relive the 1970s home...
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    Everything is negotiable... I would suggest a...

    Everything is negotiable... I would suggest a few phone calls
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    Surprised you had a problem with Oceanics...

    Surprised you had a problem with Oceanics servicing - I didn't think they had actually changed any of the internals for decades - I have not had any real problem with a set I have had for years. ...
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    Something like Brother MFC-L3770CDW sounds like...

    Something like Brother MFC-L3770CDW sounds like the badger (there are a number of other Brother models that are basically similar and use the same cartridges: TN241 and TN245) its a 4 in 1...
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    Not after the last year - I was already pretty...

    Not after the last year - I was already pretty pissed off with their land management policies but for my pointless double membership at 120 with everything shut as tight as a ducks **** I managed to...
  16. Thread: CO2 Blob?

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    CO2 Blob?

    After about 15 years and at least one valve rebuild my crack bottle DSMB is at the end of the line as it is no longer sealing properly and the blob is now basically faded from "international orange"...
  17. Thread: Tea

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    Chai has (generally condensed) milk in it but...

    Chai has (generally condensed) milk in it but "suleiman chai" is without milk - I don't drink milk and worked in India for a while and never managed to get a drinkable cup!
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    But... The diving is good and the natural world...

    But... The diving is good and the natural world and history is fantastic.
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    That's pretty much how I did it - checking that...

    That's pretty much how I did it - checking that it has been planned - but I wasn't going to try and second guess people who knew more about it than me!
  20. ^This; dont push it and start clearing early and...

    ^This; dont push it and start clearing early and often - I tell people who have problems "clear as soon as your head is under water".
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    I think this is kind of where it should be but if...

    I think this is kind of where it should be but if you go too far down this route the DO will go mad!

    When I was DO I wanted to make sure that dives were properly planned and that the SDP were...
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    The literature on my BP machine says sit quietly...

    The literature on my BP machine says sit quietly for 15 minutes and have a pee before measuring as otherwise you get silly numbers
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    This^ A firm I once managed somehow got on a...

    This^

    A firm I once managed somehow got on a similar "kill before delivery" list - it was a huge issue for a while as everything we sent got interrupted.

    On a lighter note our systems also...
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    You need to start polishing well before they get...

    You need to start polishing well before they get really cloudy and do it regularly (at least every 3 months) - I use a very fine paint restoration compound. Obviously there is a limit but if you...
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    No that's not in the rules - its clearly one...

    No that's not in the rules - its clearly one "experience" per dive so no "low viz, from a boat, in protective clothing: that's three on that dive" etc.
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