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  1. nickb replied to the thread Anyone going to Scapa between now and mid-June.....

    ...and I'll reciprocate

    Apr 26, 2017 at 9:33 PM
  2. nickb replied to the thread Anyone going to Scapa between now and mid-June.....

    The snow cleared-up at 5pm that day. It's glorious there now!!

    Apr 26, 2017 at 8:03 PM
  3. nickb replied to the thread Anyone going to Scapa between now and mid-June.....

    Poor life choices. You need to recruit the services of 'Whitlow & Butcher Lifestyle Gurus' in order to enhance your 'joie-de-vivre'.

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:25 PM
  4. nickb replied to the thread Where to store a big reel & SMB in the DIR style.

    Good call. I have some CD twinning bands, complete with handy D-rings, if anyone would like to buy them. They're currently attached to...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:22 PM
  5. nickb replied to the thread Hollis drysuit (BTR500) vs Otter drysuit ( not sure which model yet).

    Another example of SiTech inadequacy: servicing the inlet valves requires removing (and almost certainly trashing) the sticker on the...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  6. nickb replied to the thread Hollis drysuit (BTR500) vs Otter drysuit ( not sure which model yet).

    No, it's the other way around. SiTech valves will fit into Apeks backing washers. Apeks valves will not fit into SiTech backing washers...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:16 PM
  7. nickb posted a new thread.

    Anyone going to Scapa between now and mid-June....

    I'm off up there this weekend and will be working on the good ship MV Huskyan for the next 7 weeks. So, if anyone on here is heading up...

    Forum: General Scuba Diving

    Apr 26, 2017 at 6:07 PM
  8. nickb replied to the thread Hollis drysuit (BTR500) vs Otter drysuit ( not sure which model yet).

    The seals are really comfortable, much more so than latex. It was just the ring I didn't get on with.

    Apr 26, 2017 at 3:37 PM
  9. nickb replied to the thread Hollis drysuit (BTR500) vs Otter drysuit ( not sure which model yet).

    Once you have a few salt water dives under your belt, be sure to come back to us with your experiences ;)

    Apr 26, 2017 at 2:17 PM
  10. nickb replied to the thread Where to store a big reel & SMB in the DIR style.

    Did you not read about the amount of stuff I hang off mine with no issues? I dunno why you bother coming here asking for advice or why...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 2:15 PM
  11. nickb replied to the thread Hollis drysuit (BTR500) vs Otter drysuit ( not sure which model yet).

    I think that's a good call. I regretted having the quick Neck fitted the very first time I used it. If you can't get your hand in a...

    Apr 26, 2017 at 10:46 AM
  12. nickb liked barrygoss's post in the thread Where to store a big reel & SMB in the DIR style.

    Wibble, have you investigated UTD? They're a progressive dir agency you may be more aligned to. B

    Apr 26, 2017 at 10:29 AM
  13. nickb replied to the thread Where to store a big reel & SMB in the DIR style.

    If only.....

    Apr 25, 2017 at 1:55 PM
  14. nickb replied to the thread Drygloves: do you use a "straw" on the cuff?.

    Why not just cut it off and sew a loop of longer 'knicker elastic' in its place. Flat material is much less likely to allow water to...

    Apr 25, 2017 at 1:34 PM
  15. nickb replied to the thread Drygloves: do you use a "straw" on the cuff?.

    You take it off your thumb once you've got you hand through the seal!! It should just lie there poking out from the edge of the seal

    Apr 25, 2017 at 8:27 AM
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