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Forum: BC's - Buoyancy Compensators - Stab Jackets 09-27-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,784
Posted By WaScubaDude
They are nice looking. And very small for weight...

They are nice looking. And very small for weight integrated.
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-26-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By WaScubaDude
Now thats a good start to a list. Thanks in_cave...

Now thats a good start to a list. Thanks in_cave diver dude. I will add in the others and edit it down to concise points soon. When it looks pretty good I will post it back up for one last look...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-26-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,364
Posted By WaScubaDude
One of the reasons I don't put dive, snowboard,...

One of the reasons I don't put dive, snowboard, climbing stickers on mine.
Forum: Advanced -> Instructor 09-26-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By WaScubaDude
snipp... I agree that being out of shape and/or...

snipp...
I agree that being out of shape and/or overweight increases susceptibility to DCS but your other examples (swimming too hard/breathing too quickly) do not. This seems to be a common...
Forum: Advanced -> Instructor 09-25-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By WaScubaDude
Safety stops are optional. Do them if conditions...

Safety stops are optional. Do them if conditions allow.
I am going from memory here as it is a long time since I have used PADI tables but IIRC any dive within 3 letter groups of an NDL or below 100...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-25-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,062
Posted By WaScubaDude
What exactly is hand tapping? why would it be...

What exactly is hand tapping? why would it be loud? Cool tat. It looks really tribal, not just tribal design.
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-25-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By WaScubaDude
Thank you both.

Thank you both.
Forum: Solo Diver 09-25-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,191
Posted By WaScubaDude
My primary tank is an AL80. Toward the end of my...

My primary tank is an AL80. Toward the end of my dive (as the tank empties) it becomes more positively bouyant. Thus, the weight of the full pony off to my right side of an increasingly lighter...
Forum: Surface Interval 09-25-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,062
Posted By WaScubaDude
Nice ink. Talented artist. How did you pay for...

Nice ink. Talented artist. How did you pay for all of it? How did you decide what to needle where? Did you come up with the ideas or see them somewhere?
Forum: Surface Interval 09-25-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,062
Posted By WaScubaDude
Morbid? Got to hear the story.???

Morbid? Got to hear the story.???
Forum: Surface Interval 09-25-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,062
Posted By WaScubaDude
Do You have a tattoo?

If you have one, or more than one, what does yours depict? What meaning or story is behind it/them?

If you don't, what have you thought of having inked and why?


I have long thought of having this...
Forum: Accessories 09-25-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By WaScubaDude
The real laws divers need to obey, are laws of...

The real laws divers need to obey, are laws of physics!
Forum: Solo Diver 09-25-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,191
Posted By WaScubaDude
Dont know what state you are from as your profile...

Dont know what state you are from as your profile says US. But in WA the water is pretty cold. Like 52degrees now. Lots o neoprene. Mine is a 7 mm jump suit plus a 7mm farmer john. With thick...
Forum: Advanced -> Instructor 09-25-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By WaScubaDude
At 41, I have lived alot and done alot. I don't...

At 41, I have lived alot and done alot. I don't feel old at all, but as I look back I hope I am learning and growing. I speak up here in part because I know the value of a fresh perspective. I do...
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 09-24-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By WaScubaDude
What Divers Should Practice.

You hear it often, and read it even more often...Practice, Practice, Practice! What exacty would you recommend divers should practice?

I have thought of a few, but wanted to put together a more...
Forum: Solo Diver 09-24-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,191
Posted By WaScubaDude
You're sure it's a pony issue? An Al. bottle...

You're sure it's a pony issue? An Al. bottle should be pretty close to neutral underwater... a pound or two should be no problem to compensate for.[/QUOTE]

Pony might be a pound or two, also SS...
Forum: Solo Diver 09-24-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,191
Posted By WaScubaDude
This was my very first dive in an O'neil wet...

This was my very first dive in an O'neil wet suit, it is 2 x 7mm in the torso, fat 7mm else where. My first dive in it and it was really warm. At 40ft I could feel alittle cold creeping in, but...
Forum: Accessories 09-24-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By WaScubaDude
Boater education should have covered something...

Boater education should have covered something like this; the fact that so many boaters seem to not understand what a dive flag means and what the regulations are that cover it speaks to a lack of...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-24-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 847
Posted By WaScubaDude
Fantastic! It is on my list o things to do. You...

Fantastic! It is on my list o things to do. You should be very proud and certainly a much more confident diver. :)
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-24-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By WaScubaDude
A very sweet gauge combo is the Tusa SCA 230T...

A very sweet gauge combo is the Tusa SCA 230T mini. Depth gauge with maximum depth indicator and a very easy to read SPG. Compact and easy to read. If you are not going integrated comp. I would...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 09-24-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By WaScubaDude
Oh what a wonderful feeling!

Just went diving today. My second dive in cold water in 20 years. Found a buddy on Craigs List and we dove Alki Wa just 5 minutes from my home. I e-mailed him to thank him for the dive and this...
Forum: Advanced -> Instructor 09-23-2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By WaScubaDude
Very well put. And I would add; diving is...

Very well put.
And I would add; diving is dangerous, tech diving is more dangerous.
Forum: Solo Diver 09-23-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,191
Posted By WaScubaDude
Hey all, Went diving today and figured out my...

Hey all,
Went diving today and figured out my pony mount. Going to sling it at my waist, for trim issues not so much for access.
Put all my gear together and it is f-n heavy. With a steel 98,...
Forum: DIR & Tec Gear 09-23-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,693
Posted By WaScubaDude
The empty weight(31.4) is on dry land on a scale....

The empty weight(31.4) is on dry land on a scale. in water empty maybe 4lbs positive.
Forum: Accessories 09-23-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By WaScubaDude
Is a dive flag/float any safer than a good ear?

The only time I dove with a float and flag, a boat came along to investigate. We anchored the flag in about 25' of water and just started descending a bit deeper when I heard the whirrr of an out...
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