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Forum: Asian Diving 09-27-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill22
Okay now that you have everyone's curiosity up......

Okay now that you have everyone's curiosity up... you wouldn't happen to have a picture ;-)
Forum: Asian Diving 09-27-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,640
Posted By Bill22
I'll jump in here also... I concur with what...

I'll jump in here also... I concur with what everyone else has said. I spent a week there in May. I went with Asia Divers and stayed at El Galleon. Great place. Asia Divers has five schedule boat...
Forum: Mask / Snorkels / Fins 09-27-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Bill22
Heres' the link for Scuba Toys:...

Heres' the link for Scuba Toys: http://www.scubatoys.com/store/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=DiveOptx

I've done about a half dozen dives with mine and had no problems. You have to clean your mask well...
Forum: Mask / Snorkels / Fins 09-26-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By Bill22
I have the Tusa X-Pert Zoom's... Really like...

I have the Tusa X-Pert Zoom's... Really like them. In the past, I used the old US Divers Rocket Fins and Cressi Sub Rondine Gamma which were both similar design in that they were both "Jet/Rocket"...
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-25-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,395
Posted By Bill22
Sounds like a great time planned for...

Sounds like a great time planned for sure.......not having a clue to your dive profiles planned--just keep track of your OTU's for the trip.

Have fun and be safe![/QUOTE]

Thanks! :-) I don't have...
Forum: Asian Diving 09-25-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Bill22
Thanks! :-) This guy certainly seems to know...

Thanks! :-) This guy certainly seems to know his stuff. The dive part of the operation looked very good... the only thing that put me off a little was all the "rules" for the hotel they had. Blue...
Forum: Advanced -> Instructor 09-25-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,796
Posted By Bill22
You're right he does always bring up interesting...

You're right he does always bring up interesting questions that get people to think and generates a good discussion. I think some of us learn a lot from these discussions from more experienced...
Forum: DIR & Tec Gear 09-25-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,191
Posted By Bill22
Sadly, that brings up the issue as to whether or...

Sadly, that brings up the issue as to whether or not PADI's wreck diving specialty qualifies you to penetrate a wreck in any manner, during (limited penetration is "optional" within certain limits)...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-25-2007, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bill22
Cool!!! Thanks guys you've given me really good...

Cool!!! Thanks guys you've given me really good input :-)
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-24-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,395
Posted By Bill22
The best reason to get it! (or if you are over...

The best reason to get it! (or if you are over 40 or overweight you are predisposed to DCS, so it's a good safety valve!)[/QUOTE]

Thats interesting... I didn't realize it started so young ;-)
Forum: DIR & Tec Gear 09-24-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,191
Posted By Bill22
Ahh.. that is a good point. I think I can hold...

Ahh.. that is a good point. I think I can hold my reel handle and flashlight at the same time. They're not big handles. You're right though the Goodman handle would be better. I suspect that we...
Forum: Asian Diving 09-24-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By Bill22
Wow!!! Incredible shots. I'll be in the...

Wow!!! Incredible shots. I'll be in the Philippines next month. Arriving the evening of the 23rd and flying back to Tokyo on November 9th. I'm starting out in Malapascua. I was thinking of...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-24-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bill22
I would be also. What about drilling a hole in...

I would be also. What about drilling a hole in the bracket between the housing and the strobe handle and attaching something there you can clip onto.

A friend has a G6 in an Ikelite housing with...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-24-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,817
Posted By Bill22
I've had the opposite experience... I've always...

I've had the opposite experience... I've always noticed when I'm home, how people will move over and let me pass. I had not experienced this anywhere else.

BTW in Florida where I lived for a long...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-24-2007, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bill22
Looks strong enough, but I'm trying to figure how...

Looks strong enough, but I'm trying to figure how I would attach it to the camera. I don't know if attaching it to the wrist strap is going hold it. When the weight of the strobe is attached, I...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-24-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By Bill22
I have the same camera. I went for the Ikelite...

I have the same camera. I went for the Ikelite housing and a Ikelite DS125 substrobe. I know a lot of money.... but hey I'm single ;-) Might be worth saving for though. I think this will be more...
Forum: Underwater Photo 09-24-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bill22
Securing Camera

I've been trying to figure out how to tie off or attach my camera, because I get stuck holding it in my hand all the time. The wrist strap is on the right side of the housing, but the strobe handle...
Forum: DIR & Tec Gear 09-24-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,789
Posted By Bill22
You're mostly right, and bring up a good point....

You're mostly right, and bring up a good point. (This is not directed at you Phil, more general info for those interested!)

The DIR training philosophy gives a great deal of weight to the Law of...
Forum: DIR & Tec Gear 09-24-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,191
Posted By Bill22
The system needs to work in most environments you...

The system needs to work in most environments you would dive in, including overheads. In an OOG emergency you donate your primary regulator to your buddy. When negotiating a restriction, you put...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-23-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,817
Posted By Bill22
Wow!!! Here I am thinking I was...after being...

Wow!!! Here I am thinking I was...after being born and raised there and everything. I already had to find a new home for my dog, sell my horse, saddle, my pickup, and all my guns... Now I'm not...
Forum: Welcome! Introduce Yourself! 09-23-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Bill22
Hey welcome to the site... I've learned a lot on...

Hey welcome to the site... I've learned a lot on here... lots of good posts :-)
Forum: Man Laws 09-23-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,072
Posted By Bill22
Bill, when I was in Yokosuka (1968-70), all ya...

Bill, when I was in Yokosuka (1968-70), all ya had to do was step outside the main gate and across the street. There were about 8 streets filled with narrow bars and young ladies who would be glad to...
Forum: Accessories 09-23-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By Bill22
It's going to be a backup when I'm diving off a...

It's going to be a backup when I'm diving off a boat, which means it will most likely stay in my pocket. If I'm doing a beach entry and have a swim to make then I'll use my regular snorkel which is...
Forum: DIR & Tec Gear 09-23-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,191
Posted By Bill22
Just curious... I think I read somewhere that DIR...

Just curious... I think I read somewhere that DIR likes to wear the computer on their right wrist? Why? I typically wear my computer on my left wrist and put my watch on my right wrist so I can...
Forum: Complaints or Problems 09-23-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,834
Posted By Bill22
That's good to hear. My stuff of course has to...

That's good to hear. My stuff of course has to come USPS because it's an FPO address. Usually it's one to two weeks to Japan. I did have one order take just over a month once (not scuba...
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