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Labor Day weekend @ Pennyroyal

Discussion in 'Kentucky Piranha Patrol' started by crpntr133, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. crpntr133

    crpntr133 lost, even with a compass

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    Labor Day weekend September 5-7...diving @ Pennyroyal....need I say more? :)

    OK so I should say more. The group that dove FRP last weekend decided to dive Pennyroyal Labor Day weekend. It was reported that they have built MORE shelters quarry side. The cabin on the hill is done and ready to rent. And many changes are on the way.
    For those that have never been there or are just getting certified, we don't care we will dive with you. Check out the above link to Pennyroyal and you will see that they have depths for everyone. Including those deco divers (hint, hint, hint)

    I know that I will be camping for the weekend and maybe be there on Friday evening. Just depends on the schedule.
     
  2. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Yes! Wally I'll be there that weekend. I may have students, but don't know as of right now. I have a sign- up sheet at Aquatech, but no takers as of right now. May get a couple, may get nothing. I am even planning on camping out Sat. night, that weekend. Even if I have a class, I should be able to do a Deco dive on Sun. after he class, as I only have to make 1 dive that day with the class. The last dive on Sun. is one they plan & execute themselves whilst I observe from shore.

    The rumors you heard about the shelters is true. Last Wed. & Thurs. Dennis had the frames up & was building more equipment tables, but had not put the metal roofing up yet. It stretches from one end of the waterfront to the other. 1 continuous shelter.
     
    Last edited: Aug 18, 2009
  3. jpsexton

    jpsexton Solo Diver

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    Monica and I will be there for sure. May bring Lauren if her work schedule permits. We'll probably be camping also.
     
  4. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    A brief word of warning about Pennyroyal. Last year's crop of Bluegill,....er,.... I mean KY Piranha have turned especially viscious to divers lately with several attacks, including myself. They tend to have a blood drawing thirst for the especially for ears but are not against going for any exposed skin. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!!!:D
     
  5. KY_BOB

    KY_BOB Solo Diver

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    That's the last big boating weekend on Lake Beshear but I'll try to sneak off one day, most likely Saturday, to say hi to everyone aand take a swim or two.
     
  6. crpntr133

    crpntr133 lost, even with a compass

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    COOOOLLL!!! A deco dive is on the plans. How does Pennyroyal do their nitrox? Banked, partial pressure, etc?
     
  7. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    You may want to prepare your mixes before you come down, Wally. From my understanding, he partial pressure mixes only to 40% now. He may go more on request, but I don't know.
     
  8. crpntr133

    crpntr133 lost, even with a compass

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    I have around 600psi of 100% so we can plan around that. I was just thinking that if he banked I might get a nitrox fill.
     
  9. KY_BOB

    KY_BOB Solo Diver

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    He does not. They partial pressure blend. I did 2 night dives there last night and noticed a sign that I had now previously seen. It said "Nitrox up to 40%".

    You can get your back gas made to order but not your deco gas.

    I will also warn you, if you have LP tanks, they will not go above 2640. If you have HP tanks, expect a fill to cool down to 3100-3150 as they fill tanks pretty fast.
     
  10. crpntr133

    crpntr133 lost, even with a compass

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    Looks like Bob has been hanging out with some tech divers. :)..back gas, deco gas. BTW, deco gas could be 40%. Probably not the best choice but it could be used.
     

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