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  1. Diving equipment: Addressing the basics part 1. DSMB is as simple ABCD!

    by , February 17th, 2013 at 10:16 AM
    One of the most important items of diving equipment the novice diver can master is the delayed submersible marker buoy (DSMB, or just plain old SMB!)



    However techniques for deployment are rarely taught in early training and new divers are often left to trial and error to develop their own deployment methods, often with ineffective or unsafe results. This ‘self-taught’ approach’ also often results in differing ...

    Updated February 17th, 2013 at 10:17 AM by The Diving Badger (trying to set catagory)

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  2. Cypress Gardens Fossil Show 2013

    by , February 16th, 2013 at 07:26 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lee Taylor View Post
    Mike here are some of my photos from the show. It was a BIG show this year with an excellent turn out. At 11am you could not find a parking space and they were parked 3 deep. The people with displays were some of the local powerhouses. Phil had a display. Crowley had a display along with many others such as Vinson, Joe, Patrick, Eberlein, Kim, and some new faces with some killer specimens. Vinson and I talked about you and he hooking up for creeks and rivers. It is gonna take more than one posting
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  3. Cypress Gardens Fossil Show 2013

    by , February 16th, 2013 at 07:24 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Lee Taylor View Post
    Mike here are some of my photos from the show. It was a BIG show this year with an excellent turn out. At 11am you could not find a parking space and they were parked 3 deep. The people with displays were some of the local powerhouses. Phil had a display. Crowley had a display along with many others such as Vinson, Joe, Patrick, Eberlein, Kim, and some new faces with some killer specimens. Vinson and I talked about you and he hooking up for creeks and rivers. It is gonna take more than one posting
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  4. Thoughs on Out-of-Air Situations

    by , February 15th, 2013 at 11:25 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by John C. Ratliff View Post
    'Sorry for the departure; my wife had cataract surgery this morning, and I had to leave to get her to the doctor for a post-op checkup.

    Continuing my thoughts, let me give some thoughts about out-of-air situations. When I said that we experienced out-of-air regularly, that was a bit of a stretch as I was using two regulators in my first diving years that had what is called a "restrictor orifice." These two regulators were the Healthways SCUBA regulator, and the Healthways
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  5. The Sailfish and the Sardine Run, A Trip Summary from my January 2013 Adventure

    by , February 9th, 2013 at 05:21 PM
    A trip summary from my recent stay in Isla Mujeres Mexico photographing Sailfish and the Sardine Run

    http://photographafrica.com/2013/01/...ujeres-mexico/