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Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-27-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By georoc01
Ok, I had the class last night. There were 3...

Ok, I had the class last night. There were 3 students. We spent about 3-4 hours in total. He started with a shop overview. After that, he pulled out some lights and had us lubricate the o-rings....
Forum: Regulators 09-27-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,482
Posted By georoc01
I think the answer is yes, get your reg serviced....

I think the answer is yes, get your reg serviced. Can you do it yourself? Sure. But make sure you have the guages to be able to be able to monitor and adjust the ISG.

Personally, after watching my...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-26-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,145
Posted By georoc01
The 6th grade science teacher, Mrs. Parks, asked...

The 6th grade science teacher, Mrs. Parks, asked her class...

"Which human body part increases to ten times its size when stimulated?"

No one answered until little Mary stood up, angry, and...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-26-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,817
Posted By georoc01
Clearly foreign drivers have it up on the US...

Clearly foreign drivers have it up on the US counterparts.

That said, Nobody here has obviously driven in Massachusetts. They have the worst drivers in the country (and yes, their retirees move to...
Forum: Computers and Gauges 09-25-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,707
Posted By georoc01
I have been using one as well in my console....

I have been using one as well in my console. Works well. The only thing was that the battery it came with was just about dead. After my 5th dive on it, I had to have it replaced. I don't know if it...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-25-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By georoc01
I agree on the no money down thing. I could have...

I agree on the no money down thing. I could have saved money on my last couple of places going with an ARM, but am glad right now I am locked in where I am. I saved for years get the down payment to...
Forum: Dry Suits 09-25-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,348
Posted By georoc01
My thing was that they had use do all of the...

My thing was that they had use do all of the dives with the outtake valve wide open. And occasionally I would get my left shoulder raised and dump the air out of the suit without my realizing what...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-25-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,824
Posted By georoc01
As far as Certs go, I have AOW and plan to do...

As far as Certs go, I have AOW and plan to do Rescue next year.

As far as specialties go, Altitude, PPB, Underwater Nav, Deep, Dry Suit and Nitrox. Next up is equipment and underwater digital...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-25-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By georoc01
I can tell you from personal experience that...

I can tell you from personal experience that yours is not uncommon. And learning to deal with things underwater is one of the strongest skills you can learn.

A couple of weeks ago I took a deep...
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-25-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By georoc01
I think the challenge of nav, is that it doesn't...

I think the challenge of nav, is that it doesn't bring maintaining your depth into play. One thing I have discovered having been through it myself and two buddies now is that in keeping your compass...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-25-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,399
Posted By georoc01
Thus far I have avoided the 'tramp stamp' on the...

Thus far I have avoided the 'tramp stamp' on the middle of my back

Sorry, that was very funny on 'How I met your Mother' last night.
Forum: Open Water Diver 09-24-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,963
Posted By georoc01
You might be talking about two difference things....

You might be talking about two difference things. There is the part that is part of the AOW and then there is the specialty. They aren't the same.

130 is max depth for AOW.[/quote]

Just checked...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-23-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,743
Posted By georoc01
Never had any desire to do porn eh? After all, it...

Never had any desire to do porn eh? After all, it makes your package look much bigger, especially on film!
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-22-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By georoc01
PADI equipment specialty

Has anyone taken this class? Is there any homework involved? I was told all of the specialities outside of Nitrox were in Adventures in Diving text but this one isn't in there and the instructor is...
Forum: Tanks 09-22-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,329
Posted By georoc01
Yeah, the cheapest deal I have been able to find...

Yeah, the cheapest deal I have been able to find on tanks around here is $140 for a used AL 80.
Forum: Surface Interval 09-22-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By georoc01
I was watching the Belize episode earlier. It...

I was watching the Belize episode earlier. It shows him losing contact with his crew and how nervous it made him. It also showed that when a storm hit, he had to be rescued, which has happened in a...
Forum: Site / Forum Specific 09-20-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,278
Posted By georoc01
And that is the point of the single divers site....

And that is the point of the single divers site. As well as the divebuddy site. The regional sections are good for local dives.
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-20-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,060
Posted By georoc01
expedia is good as long as you don't have any...

expedia is good as long as you don't have any changes. Then you get into a back and forth between the airline and expedia that for me has created some big headaches.

Orbitz saved my neck getting out...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-20-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By georoc01
I did the Anthony's Key stop through the cruise...

I did the Anthony's Key stop through the cruise ship. If you are looking for small boats not packed with people, this isn't the option for you.

We had over 100 divers from my ship travel over to...
Forum: Mile High Divers 09-20-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By georoc01
Still on for tomorrow. Everyone is welcome!

Still on for tomorrow. Everyone is welcome!
Forum: Man Laws 09-20-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,992
Posted By georoc01
Hey if you prefer the minor leagues, go for it! I...

Hey if you prefer the minor leagues, go for it! I personally prefer dive on Friday so I can watch both! Plus the vis is much, much better when you don't have all of those students in the water!
Forum: Surface Interval 09-20-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,383
Posted By georoc01
Actually he was a football player first. As...

Actually he was a football player first. As someone who grew up in upstate NY watching the Juice play every Sunday and still remember my first NFL game.

It was sad watching the Ford Bronco 'chase'...
Forum: Man Laws 09-19-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 143
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Views: 3,791
Posted By georoc01
So, this Saturday Lidell returns to the octagon,...

So, this Saturday Lidell returns to the octagon, anyone picking against him?
Forum: Man Laws 09-19-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,057
Posted By georoc01
Which one has the boat ? :)

Which one has the boat ? :)
Forum: Man Laws 09-19-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,992
Posted By georoc01
I'll worry about how to get an underwater TV...

I'll worry about how to get an underwater TV signal as a specialty once I complete the underwater housing construction specialty.
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