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    With the likes of halcyon/strikalight batteries...

    With the likes of halcyon/strikalight batteries have you had any problems with those?



    The old ones were never marked with Wh, that's a relatively recent thing.

    Can't find anything in...
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    Yes hard wired, don't have any pic hosting to put...

    Yes hard wired, don't have any pic hosting to put them up here but it's panasonic 18650's with a BMS board all wrapped in clear heat shrink filled with flexible potting compound.
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    Mine's one of the ones fully on your shit list...

    Mine's one of the ones fully on your shit list then, no DPF, no EGR*, mechanical pump. But I'll keep on keeping on with it until they don't sell MIG welding wire any more ;) 23 year old and will...
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    flying with lithium batteries

    new one for me, never tried holiday diving before but we are off to Narvik
    My torch + heated vest battery has a lithium battery in it (21 x 18650s), it's a home build so there's nothing to say the...
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    Hanging on to my "old shit" as long as possible....

    Hanging on to my "old shit" as long as possible. Still does more to the gallon than a modern one and must have saved a gigatonne of co2 through not buying some new yoke every 3 years.

    My bugbear...
  6. Thread: I got Kubis!

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    I use showa 660's on mine, a lot tougher than the...

    I use showa 660's on mine, a lot tougher than the G17Ks.

    Some people stitch the string to their under glove, so you don't lose it.
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    Isn't the recent (bloody stupid, mega carbon...

    Isn't the recent (bloody stupid, mega carbon heavy, IMO) push towards petrol hybrids because of the clean air directive pushing to reduce NO2? (more easily achieved with petrols that do half the mpg)
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    That will fizz itself to death the first time you...

    That will fizz itself to death the first time you take the blank end off surely
  9. Thread: I got Kubis!

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    I suspect the wrist computer will cause you a...

    I suspect the wrist computer will cause you a PITA but only one way to find out... just try it on.
  10. Thread: Self cert?

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    Yes it is an open invite to jump in solo. You've...

    Yes it is an open invite to jump in solo. You've booked your spot on the boat you're not beholden to hold hands with any other useless plank who books the spot next to you. If I wanted to be a dive...
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    Epic derail. 10/10 for effort. Especially on a...

    Epic derail. 10/10 for effort. Especially on a thread about railways.

    As you were.
  12. 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
  13. 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
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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
  18. 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...
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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...
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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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