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  1. Seafood Safari Sizzle Reel, rebreather dive for Lobster, top chef judge, & champagne

    by , January 8th, 2014 at 10:40 AM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    6-8 foot seas, and complete darkness at 120 feet for the underwater shoot that made up the footage for this fast look at what promises to be an interesting project for Ralph Towlen.
  2. Weird , Near death causing stuff in regulator !!!

    by , January 7th, 2014 at 04:23 AM
    I regularly check my gear before diving , following a routine that has become a second nature .
    During the end of year dive , @44.3 meters , and while ascending , I had no air flow into the regulator.
    checked my knob , Dive computer , SPG , all perfectly fine , I had 132 Bars.
    Luckily , was able to get some air from my buddy . when on land , I disassembled the Gear , and I will leave you with the pictures, the filter was completely blocked , to mention that the regulator was working ...
  3. 2nd edition of SCUBA: A Practical Guide for the New Diver is now on Amazon!

    by , January 5th, 2014 at 02:06 PM
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    After nearly 3 years and 500 or so copies sold/distributed in print, Pdf, and CD it was time to do something with this. Now with copies in 20 countries on six continents it was time to get a little more exposure.

    Thanks to tech_diver on here for assistance in formatting and designing the new cover as well as invaluable advice on getting this going.

    The new format is more portable being 6x9 in print, there is an extra chapter ...

    Updated May 4th, 2014 at 11:09 AM by Jim Lapenta

  4. GoPro 3+ working in tandem with a bigger rig (Panasonic AF100)

    by , January 2nd, 2014 at 12:13 PM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    The GoPro 3+ mounted on the front of a nice big stable video rig.

    This dive was an initial test to see the results of 'best guess settings' for the GoPro 3+
    A filter for the color of the water you are diving in is a must. I just used a cheap $10 insert to start with and used a bit of color correction at home.
    GoPro settings were: 1080, 30fps, super view

    AF100 was 'over-cranking in 1080p ...
  5. Zeagle octoZ

    by , January 1st, 2014 at 04:43 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Rich52 View Post
    Still have the octo Z that I had put up here back in August for $185.00. Need to sell it and will let it go for $125

    lemme know