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  1. splinter replied to the thread The What Cheered Me Up Today Thread.

    Congratulations, John. Hope you settle in quickly.

    Apr 17, 2018 at 5:12 PM
  2. splinter liked JohnL's post in the thread The What Cheered Me Up Today Thread.

    We moved in last Friday. Wood floor had been laid throughout and a painter had made good as the skirtings had to be removed. The tiler...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 5:11 PM
  3. splinter liked reefer's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    Sounds like you had it well under control. I wonder if the low water temperature played a part in the inflator sticking? I'm going to...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  4. splinter liked Tel's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    Yeah, don't have much choice TBH as it's done on every drysuit or entry level course several times a year :)

    Apr 16, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  5. splinter liked Wibble's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    Nice one Centurion!

    Apr 16, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  6. splinter liked Dave Whitlow's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    In single tank diving I use my BC for buoyancy control. I feel the name offers a useful clue to function. In technical diving I use my...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  7. splinter liked Tewdric's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    In recreational single 12 mode I use the suit for buoyancy mainly because that is what I am expected to teach. It works very well *if*...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  8. splinter liked Wibble's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    I tend to use both BCD and drysuit for buoyancy. When it's cold I tend to use the drysuit more simply to get more insulating gas into...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 2:38 PM
  9. splinter liked Alex Denny's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    I only dive my suit, except in cases where I have loads of stages so need some extra lift when I will add the minimum possible to a wing...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 12:02 AM
  10. splinter liked nickb's post in the thread Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident.

    Since switching to CCR, I almost exclusively use my suit for buoyancy. There's very little swing in negative buoyancy with a rebreather...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 12:01 AM
  11. splinter replied to the thread Backplate Weights.

    17kg seems a lot to me. How do you carry that much currently? Harness? Fwiw, I'd go 3mm steel. You can always add a p or vee weight if...

    Apr 14, 2018 at 5:15 PM
  12. splinter posted a new thread.

    Buoyancy control, wing vs suit and an incident

    I had a minor incident at Stoney which got me thinking. Came out of the Stanegarth and started heading back to shore. I put a squirt of...

    Forum: General Scuba Diving

    Apr 14, 2018 at 5:03 PM
  13. splinter liked Leeb2018's post in the thread Wanted shearwater dive computer.

    I have now ordered a shearwater perdix. I keep telling my self I dont need any more dive equipment and I still end up buying stuff

    Apr 13, 2018
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