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Forum: Wetsuits 09-27-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By Damselfish
We have O'Neil 1mm suits and they've been good. ...

We have O'Neil 1mm suits and they've been good. I used to have some off brand 1mm and it wasn't as good.
Forum: Wetsuits 09-26-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By Damselfish
It's not like on land, layering doesn't work...

It's not like on land, layering doesn't work better thermally underwater (plus one of the benefits of layering on land is that you can take layers off and you're not going to do that underwater.) It...
Forum: Caribbean -> Central America 09-26-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By Damselfish
Chicken Chicken is reasonably priced and good. ...

Chicken Chicken is reasonably priced and good. Kind of like a Carribean Boston Market, if you're familiar with that chain.
Forum: Wetsuits 09-25-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,803
Posted By Damselfish
The plastic inserts that come in most new fins...

The plastic inserts that come in most new fins are great for propping booties open to dry.
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,576
Posted By Damselfish
yeah reverse blocks suck, you don't want to go...

yeah reverse blocks suck, you don't want to go there - much worse not being able to come up, than not being able to get down.
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-25-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By Damselfish
The traffic between the Kohala coast resorts and...

The traffic between the Kohala coast resorts and Kailua town seems pretty bad a lot of the time. There is also road construction going on (which I suspect will change it from a 2 lane to a 4 lane...
Forum: Comments or Questions that don't fit above! 09-24-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,806
Posted By Damselfish
not really. People have different opinions on...

not really. People have different opinions on how many dives is best to get the most out of it, but most AOW classes are not all that advanced, more of a continuation of OW.
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-24-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,077
Posted By Damselfish
If someone says they don't see anything on a...

If someone says they don't see anything on a shore dive, then they're either diving in the wrong place, or not looking very well. Of course, if is possible to jump off a boat at a location where...
Forum: How do I fix this? 09-24-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 32,236
Posted By Damselfish
worse comes to worse, you should be able to take...

worse comes to worse, you should be able to take the non functioning gauge out of the console and put in a different one. But if this was new and less than a year old I'd definitely be looking into...
Forum: Regulators 09-24-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By Damselfish
It may make sense for some people to buy piece...

It may make sense for some people to buy piece parts off eBay or whatever, but for someone buying a whole reg, in particular their first (and possibly) only reg, it seems unlikely to work to your...
Forum: BC's - Buoyancy Compensators - Stab Jackets 09-24-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,698
Posted By Damselfish
Depending on how your weight is distributed a BI...

Depending on how your weight is distributed a BI can push you forward on the surface even with very little air in there. It's going to depend on the person, the BC, the actual positioning and amount...
Forum: Accessories 09-24-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,152
Posted By Damselfish
yeah, I have a divealert and subalert, if I was...

yeah, I have a divealert and subalert, if I was doing it now and could buy an over/under unit that worked well I would. Tho, one of our subalerts is leaking and it doesn't seem worth fixing or...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-24-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,681
Posted By Damselfish
I put regs in carry on using clothing to protect....

I put regs in carry on using clothing to protect. It's always seemed a reg bag would allow for less other stuff in the carry on. My console came with small padded cases that slip over it and I slip...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-24-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,683
Posted By Damselfish
I did the Palau Aggressor a few years ago, great...

I did the Palau Aggressor a few years ago, great trip. I think this is a location where a liveaboard really makes sense unless you have some particular reason you don't want to do that. We will go...
Forum: Caribbean -> Central America 09-24-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By Damselfish
I prefer the diving in Curacao, I find there is...

I prefer the diving in Curacao, I find there is more variety there - and the diving is just as good as Bonaire as long as you go to the right places. Bonaire you can stay most anyplace and jump in...
Forum: Comments or Questions that don't fit above! 09-17-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Damselfish
and people wonder why a lot of rental gear is...

and people wonder why a lot of rental gear is crappy... :icon_rolleyes:
Forum: Accessories 09-17-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,363
Posted By Damselfish
since you can't tell the direction of sound UW,...

since you can't tell the direction of sound UW, the best you can do is maybe make someone look around and try and figure out where it's coming from. Including all the people you may not want to...
Forum: Accessories 09-17-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,363
Posted By Damselfish
Safety equipment as a general thing, some subset...

Safety equipment as a general thing, some subset of whistle, air horn, sausage, mirror, strobe, whatever seems appropriate to you.

Light - needed at night and the right light is useful during the...
Forum: Wetsuits 09-17-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Damselfish
so she is cold in a 3mm in the lake and cozy in a...

so she is cold in a 3mm in the lake and cozy in a 5mm? So, what is the temp of the good 'ol lake - hard to compare without knowing that.

And did the 3 fit her as well as the 5?
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-16-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Damselfish
I'm also partial to the Sun Dancer in Belize.

I'm also partial to the Sun Dancer in Belize.
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-16-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,039
Posted By Damselfish
no, what I'm saying is, I've heard of people...

no, what I'm saying is, I've heard of people getting say AOW or Rescue. PADI would normally send them just that card, but they called and insisted and were able to get it with Nitrox listed, instead...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-16-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,039
Posted By Damselfish
You would think. I suspect all the numbers (for...

You would think. I suspect all the numbers (for non pro PADI certs) and cards is an old/bad system design that hasn't been worth the trouble to fix, if they've even considered it. And in the case...
Forum: Trips & Travel 09-15-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By Damselfish
Well the ones that come immediately to mind are...

Well the ones that come immediately to mind are Aggressor, Peter Hughes, Nekton, Carribean Explorers, Blackbeards (also runs Aquacat and Cat Ppalu), Cuan Law. They're generally all good in their own...
Forum: Accessories 09-15-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,490
Posted By Damselfish
I use a thing that's like a snorkel keeper but...

I use a thing that's like a snorkel keeper but clip on one end and the loop is rectangular instead of round. I've had no luck with the scum balls.

This is one of those things you will probably try...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-15-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,359
Posted By Damselfish
yeah, I posted on some thread somepalce that I...

yeah, I posted on some thread somepalce that I tried the oasis stuff and it worked quite well.
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