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  1. If it's inflating then it's normally a lifejacket...

    If it's inflating then it's normally a lifejacket rather than buoyancy aid. You can get solid buoyancy aids and lifejackets though.

    Buy one with a manual inflation system if you are expecting to...
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    It's Blue Orb, now owned by Brett of Divelife...

    It's Blue Orb, now owned by Brett of Divelife fame isn't it.

    http://blue-orb.uk/
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    Mikael, I just followed the DUI instructions...

    Mikael,

    I just followed the DUI instructions on my suit and did it with water and seemed to work well (well I found a big hole, not sure if only one in suit).

    For supplies, I dropped by pound...
  4. Cheers Mikael, shall have a measure of my head...

    Cheers Mikael, shall have a measure of my head and see if your knob fits ;)
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    The assurance and certification that you won't...

    The assurance and certification that you won't die from impurities in the gas is why diving grade costs more.

    You may well be fine with industrial grade gas but i'd be careful what purity grade...
  6. Video: Light Monkey HID head to 1" ball adaptor

    Contemplating using my 35w LM HID as a video light, so was looking at a way of mounting it.

    I assume you can just unscrew the goodman handle and screw on a 1" ball mount for use with an arm but...
  7. Thread: Club fees.

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    Local club here is around 150 PA but I guess...

    Local club here is around 150 PA but I guess consideration should be given to what things the club covers in that fee.

    I.e. access to compressors, x number of free fills, free use of boats/boat...
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    Neck o-ring pops and assuming you have have...

    Neck o-ring pops and assuming you have have secured it down, not a lot else happens. (Ear/Eye protection definitely needed)

    So wouldn't make the most interesting video.
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    Repainting of Cylinders

    I have a twinset which has previously been externally shotblasted and painted badly, which is just going out of hydro test.

    The net result is lots of localised rust and general corrosion round the...
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    Kinda digging this up again, but if of interest...

    Kinda digging this up again, but if of interest for UK folks.

    My Nova zip went after around 4/5 years, sent it to Otter for a new plastic zip and got a new YKK zip within the week (Y) 1 dive and...
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    Bump, Reduced to 650 delivered. This is...

    Bump,

    Reduced to 650 delivered.

    This is the lowest that i'll go what is a fantastic light, and tbh I'm surprised it didn't get snapped up earlier. PM me questions/offers if you wish.
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    I had a 7XRE 5hr umbilical torch. Lasted a bit...

    I had a 7XRE 5hr umbilical torch. Lasted a bit over 2 years, had a head flood and it was uneconomical to repair (quote I got from L4M was for more than I paid new at the time.)

    When the torch was...
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    Decided to bump this, reduced price, also maybe a...

    Decided to bump this, reduced price, also maybe a better time now people are gearing for 'summer' season.

    Also having just spent weekend in St Abbs in a suit with several broken teeth and a leak,...
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    Just to add to this, I have an Ali80 of same...

    Just to add to this,

    I have an Ali80 of same type that was purchased in 2012 brushed luxfer.

    It has a coating of some description (plastic or polymer of some description over the top of it)....
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    700 delivered

    700 delivered
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    I got the black ESD gloves from Arco. I missed...

    I got the black ESD gloves from Arco. I missed the clarity of hand signals so changed them back.

    Apart from that no real difference apart from a few pennies in price.
  17. One way is dry the other leaks (assuming don't...

    One way is dry the other leaks (assuming don't have drygloves on.) Thats the difference!
  18. The ring that you use for the quick cuff changes...

    The ring that you use for the quick cuff changes when you use it with the dry gloves system. They supply a ring as pictured:-
    http://sitech.se/media/67132/qcp_black-spanner_img1.jpg

    This has no...
  19. SiTech Dry Gloves / Quick Cuff - Which way round does seal ring go?

    This is a slightly stupid one, I have SiTech quick cuff rings (flexible) glued to my suit. Dry gloves dock on the outside of this system.

    For the barrier seal you use the black ring provided with...
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    When you get a delivery from Suunto, it normally...

    When you get a delivery from Suunto, it normally comes from TNT (if my memory serves me right) with a big battery disclosure sticker on the side of it highlighting what methods of freight it may be...
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    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B083UCoCYAAVFHR.jpg...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B083UCoCYAAVFHR.jpg
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B1CI4eoCcAIk0ui.jpg
    Both from twitter
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    Admittedly I didn't do the maths I just copied it...

    Admittedly I didn't do the maths I just copied it straight off the Deep-Ideas website. You could be correct.
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    Yup, Within a couple months of me owning it, one...

    Yup, Within a couple months of me owning it, one of my regular dive buddies thought he was spontaneously due an upgrade and bought the same model.
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    Well he obviously didn't pay that; thats what...

    Well he obviously didn't pay that; thats what they would sell it to regular punter for.

    When your sponsors pick up some/all of the tab it makes life somewhat easier.
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    Monty said that his only retailed at 60k! ...

    Monty said that his only retailed at 60k!

    (...and that humber had finished it 3 days before dive show and hadn't yet fitted things such elephant trunk drain on transom)
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