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  1. An Uncommon Encounter with Geriatrics Gone Wild

    Hey, this blog is G-rated, so if you’re expecting to see naked senior citizens skinny dipping at night, you won’t find that here. However, this is exactly what we encountered one evening as we completed a night dive at one of our favorite dive sites on Bonaire!

    The site is named Something Special, and this name took on a whole new meaning after diving it almost every night straight for over a week.

    To read more, click here.

    Updated May 31st, 2013 at 08:50 AM by divemoreworkless

    True Tales
  2. Take care of yourself, update #1

    The battle has begun, and the first round of chemotherapy went suprisingly easy. So far, no nausea, and other side effects are minimal. I am greatly encouraged, and anxious to get through another round or two and then see via per scan the impact of treatment.
    It was tough to have to formally relinquish some upcoming training planning, and cancell the June dive trip, but you guys here on the scubaboard have been very encouraging and uplifting. I won't be blogging constant progress reports ...
  3. A second attempt at video with Canon T3i - Bootless Bay, Papua New Guinea

    Updated May 22nd, 2013 at 04:23 PM by calypsonick

  4. Diving off of the North Coast Haiti

  5. Can you identify this first stage?

    Quote Originally Posted by John C. Ratliff View Post
    One thing a lot of people don't realize is the reason for that LP outlet on the top of the first stage. It came about because Scubapro was embarrassed by the U.S. Navy Experimental Dive Unit tests which showed it's less expensive model (Mk II?) with only one LP outlet on the top out-performed the Mk V. This is because of basic fluid dynamics which show that when you bend a flow 90 degrees, you place a lot of turbulence into the flow. By having the flow go straight out of the piston into the hose