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  1. hmm. I had a similar conversation with Bare a few...

    hmm. I had a similar conversation with Bare a few years ago. They didn't have a suit I could actually try on with my usual undersuit in the 'right size' in the UK and when I asked if they would take...
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    If I head down fast enough I find all 3 cells...

    If I head down fast enough I find all 3 cells spike to @ 1.5 when I hit bottom without any help. Spiking again at 6m during deco doesn’t waste that much gas and allows you to check they are still...
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    I'm now on my third zip in this santi suit. The...

    I'm now on my third zip in this santi suit. The plastic zips are light and easy to close but don't last. I just got a metal one put in after being told that mine had lasted well at 4 years and they...
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    I think the general consensus on the last trip I...

    I think the general consensus on the last trip I was on was that they were expensive and not very good...everybody who had one on that boat said they wouldnít buy another if thatís any help.

    I...
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    Well I guess that definitely killed the thread....

    Well I guess that definitely killed the thread. Back to rock boots vs built in boots and what length of hose to buy.
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    What's the difference between two filter stacks...

    What's the difference between two filter stacks then BPR or filter stack1 BPR1 filter stack2 BPR2? Filter 1 has to be at the same pressure as BPR 2 unless you set BPR 1 at a higher pressure and I...
  7. Thread: Helium

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    Can you email it to me? If I werenít 600 miles...

    Can you email it to me?

    If I werenít 600 miles away Iíd have nipped round instantly.

    Guess those dahn sarf boys just talk about diving rather than actually go out and do it. Poor lambs,...
  8. Depends what suit it is. Most can get socks...

    Depends what suit it is. Most can get socks vaguely right. Not many fit a decent boot.

    I’ve had both. My preference is a good boot. If it’s good it’ll outlast the rest of the suit and you can’t...
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    I think itís a bit more than theoretical if itís...

    I think itís a bit more than theoretical if itís measurable. They are fine for tidying hose runs for suit feeds and the like but I wouldnít put a 90 degree swivel fitting on a hose supplying gas to a...
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    OK I confess, the oxygen clean comment was bait...

    OK I confess, the oxygen clean comment was bait :)

    First question would be does the standard build breathing air compressor have a BPR fitted. You go one way if it does and a slightly diffferent...
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    Shock news of the election so far Boris...

    Shock news of the election so far

    Boris wouldn’t know the truth if he fell over it and is controlled by the loony right.
    Jezza is a 1970’s militant throwback who won’t get off the fence and is...
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    Just realised I typed PMV then PRV. I meant to...

    Just realised I typed PMV then PRV. I meant to say PRV before PMV. I’ve amended the above.
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    As we seem to have some confusion and bits of...

    As we seem to have some confusion and bits of info spread over several posts can we clear this up for the OP and make this thread informative and useful?

    So as a basic premise Fred Bloggs wishes...
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    Iain OK Iíll bite. I didnít recommend...

    Iain

    OK Iíll bite. I didnít recommend anything for Ďthis applicationí I have no idea how the OP intended to build his system and simply gave some suggestions as to where you can actually buy a...
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    just remembered that aquatron in glasgow sell...

    just remembered that aquatron in glasgow sell them though $60 turns into £100...

    https://www.breathingairsystems.co.uk/miscellaneous/Lawrence_Factor_Eyeball_Indicator
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    well that'll stop em :think: :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    well that'll stop em :think: :rofl::rofl::rofl:
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    didn't think they would but they should be able...

    didn't think they would but they should be able to help with a filter or PMV. saying that the MDE PMV is much better. i've tried to get a visual moisture indicator in the UK and have never managed to...
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    If you want warm with less bulk try the FE halo...

    If you want warm with less bulk try the FE halo 3D but it’ll bust your budget.

    I’ve acquired a few undersuits over the years and warmth wise for me they are in the following order starting with...
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    throttle fiddlers should be swiftly slapped...

    throttle fiddlers should be swiftly slapped unless the helmsman is inexperienced when it seems acceptable to trim the engine and throttle for them in open water, after first telling them what you are...
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    May I humbly suggest that if you are minded to...

    May I humbly suggest that if you are minded to fiddle with it you should download the manual rather than rely on random answers that may or may not be right?

    Google Frogkick.dk
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    No they won't. Not even close. neither will the...

    No they won't. Not even close. neither will the PBB. for your budget and diving in Shetland look at Weezle extreme with a merino base layer.
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    Try SMP or MDE.

    Try SMP or MDE.
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    Good summary. From what I see there are now...

    Good summary.

    From what I see there are now two basic bsac club models out there. The BSAC training club run by people who like instructing who seem to focus on training and don’t really get to...
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    Are possibly bogeymen hiding under the bed? ...

    Are possibly bogeymen hiding under the bed?

    I’d be interested to know how many recreational divers have been successfully sued in the UK for an accident occurring on a dive with their mates?
    ...
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    Aargh! You pressed the button! There used to...

    Aargh! You pressed the button!

    There used to be a difference when BSAC was about going diving and exploring and training was all about weeding out the liabilities that wouldnít be able to keep up...
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