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    Ah, ok. Manuals and relatively new then. My...

    Ah, ok. Manuals and relatively new then. My Outback is over 10 years old and it used to do that kind of mpg maybe 50000 miles back. Highest it ever reached on a run was an average of 60. Nowdays,...
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    As an aside, the Subaru Forester diesel would...

    As an aside, the Subaru Forester diesel would never get that mpg IME. Miracle once-in-a-blue-moon maybe but that's all. My old Outback is smaller (profile-wise) and more efficient and returns that if...
  3. Thread: First stage

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    Standard ones are fine, provided they route the...

    Standard ones are fine, provided they route the hoses ok. Things like the Tek3's go some way to fixing the routing problems but still aren't ideal IMHO but are an option if you want to go that way.
  4. How long is longer?! 1.2m is just about ok routed...

    How long is longer?! 1.2m is just about ok routed as normal provided you have a proper octo holder and not one of those shit magnets. I have been know to tuck a little loop into my waistband on...
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    Nice to see you again!

    Nice to see you again!
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    I'll be there with the Santi stand team, making...

    I'll be there with the Santi stand team, making the place look untidy!
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    No idea. Didn't look, didn't check....

    No idea. Didn't look, didn't check. Interestingly, it's probably the most comfortable place I've been in Egypt - very relaxed, friendly people from all walks of life and religious strictness, all...
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    Just back from Dahab, so busy with DaVinci...

    Just back from Dahab, so busy with DaVinci Resolve and Photoshop, and catching up on work emails.
  9. Thread: Wing size

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    What Wibs said. In summary, yes you can use one...

    What Wibs said. In summary, yes you can use one for both but as a compromise, it will not be the best solution for either.
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    Interested but working.... :-(

    Interested but working.... :-(
  11. Thread: Stainless bp

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    I think a lot still are 304. I'd check but I...

    I think a lot still are 304. I'd check but I don't have access to a XRF tester any more and none come with mill certs. Rinky dink...! But I think you're right to a certain extent. If the plate is...
  12. Thread: Stainless bp

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    They're two different grades (or "families" of...

    They're two different grades (or "families" of steel grades) of stainless steel. 316 is more corrosion resistant than 304. It is also more expensive. If you're going to use the plate in the sea with...
  13. Missed a trick by not putting lots of video...

    Missed a trick by not putting lots of video cameras on her. See Aquanauts Grenada's ship sinking videos for example.
  14. https://www.thediveforum.com/showthread.php?27383-...

    https://www.thediveforum.com/showthread.php?27383-The-latest-edition-to-what-is-on-offer-to-dive-in-Cyprus-the-Elpida

    Boom! You win!
  15. Sounds like you don't have much of a "club" there...

    Sounds like you don't have much of a "club" there then Alan? More like a group of people who are happy to ride along on the generosity of people like you but vanish as soon as help is needed. My...
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    The mind boggles! Seriously though, I think a...

    The mind boggles! Seriously though, I think a human biologist could run some fascinating studies there. Eg do people save up a week's worth before going to Stoney? It's not cheap but surely saving up...
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    Perhaps I'm hypersensitive then, because I...

    Perhaps I'm hypersensitive then, because I noticed it and need a larger tail weight with Fabers than with the flat bottomed Euros. I also found the Faber cylinders a bit short but that's a different...
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    I'm getting a slight feeling that maybe a few...

    I'm getting a slight feeling that maybe a few people overthink (or I under-think) working out their weighting requirements... Anything less than a kilo isn't worth getting excited about surely? One...
  19. Thread: ghost gear

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    Alternative facts, that's all. He who shouts the...

    Alternative facts, that's all. He who shouts the loudest and first is right. This fits nicely into the new eutopia we'll all be living in at the end of the month, when the foreigners all go home and...
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    I'm not familiar with BSAC but if you as DO are...

    I'm not familiar with BSAC but if you as DO are responsible for making the risk assessment and judgement call, I don't think "unreasonable" is appropriate? You know more about the situation than we...
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    Sometimes, they just get weakened and break. I...

    Sometimes, they just get weakened and break. I snapped one tightening the band on my cylinder whilst setting up for dive #1 in Cocos. Your breakage situation is rather odd though!
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    I spent quite a few years working with a proud...

    I spent quite a few years working with a proud Iranian chap who was equally as nice as the people those cyclists encountered I imagine. Away from politics and religious fanaticism, most people seem...
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    The act of a petulant bully who needs to be...

    The act of a petulant bully who needs to be re-elected and requires a nice neat war victory, killing a bunch of lesser humans who were all out to kill us apparently, or a crisis solved in the nick of...
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    If the (swim) cap fits....! When they all...

    If the (swim) cap fits....!



    When they all went in on the 21st of Dec, they were squealing so much the car parking enforcer gave them all a stern telling off!
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    It won't be. You won't have done the course;...

    It won't be. You won't have done the course; you'll only have done the very basics to allow you to just about use a drysuit without harming yourself.
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