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

    Met a guy at a popular North-East diving site who was diving a single 15 but with a 60lb twinset wing. He saw me staring at it and said...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:35 PM
  2. Wibble replied to the thread Scapa 29th Sept - 4th Oct.

    Is that just the weekend? Could be ways of getting your kit up there whilst you fly in on, say, Monday

    Aug 20, 2019 at 12:32 AM
  3. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    a guy came into the dive shop the other day with one of those. Think it was branded a SpareAir.

    Aug 17, 2019 at 7:27 PM
  4. Wibble liked John F's post in the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    To me, this comes across as a load of very capable people arguing over something that they all do perfectly well, in there own chosen...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 10:32 AM
  5. Wibble liked timmyg's post in the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    Absolute rubbish, and another example of people posting their opinions as fact. If I'm diving off Chesil Beach, I'm not going to lug...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  6. Wibble liked Dave Whitlow's post in the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    As you say, it comes with practice. DSMB deployment features quite often in uncontrolled ascents incidents so is worth the effort. A...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 10:48 AM
  7. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    Just to clarify, I'm not saying pocket-stored SMB+spool is the only answer, nor the perfect solution. If deep launching or to reduce...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 9:26 AM
  8. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    (Would anyone object if I move this topic to it's own thread?)

    Aug 16, 2019 at 12:12 AM
  9. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    Twinsets are sodding heavy! Can't be far off of 50kg by the time the tins + manifolds + weights + backplate + regs + torch and other...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 12:11 AM
  10. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    I'm only posting that lot as a reference - probably need to put this into a different thread. I used to use reels and have had loads of...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  11. Wibble attached a file to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    The second drawback is the double-ender can disconnect from the spool if it's connected on the inside to the outside, when the...

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  12. Wibble attached a file to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    Time for some pictures... Just a note that I only dive to 60ish metres and that I use a 60 metre spool. Obviously one puts a SMB up...

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  13. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    I'm not having a go at people who mount their blobs on reels and clip them off. That's their choice. I am having a go at itty-bitty...

    Aug 15, 2019 at 11:47 AM
  14. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    Hope you’re not referring to a training blob? Invisible and utterly pointless in the sea. The only good blob is a big blob. I keep...

    Aug 15, 2019 at 9:46 AM
  15. Wibble replied to the thread Spools, reels and SMBs.

    BTW I had a line cutter on my wrist (the one which I was winding the line around) so had the spool snagged on the bottom or I'd drifted...

    Aug 14, 2019
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