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  1. Cypress Gardens Fossil Show 2013

    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
  2. Thoughs on Out-of-Air Situations

    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
  3. The Sailfish and the Sardine Run, A Trip Summary from my January 2013 Adventure

    A trip summary from my recent stay in Isla Mujeres Mexico photographing Sailfish and the Sardine Run

  4. My First 100 days in office and the "on boat" intro dive course

    Hello and welcome from Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt!! Been out of touch for a bit sorry everyone. There are things you learn to appreciate when moving to a third world country and a stable internet connection is definitely one of them. Now that I have finally sorted that out I am back on the air!!

    It's kind of weird being here. A professional dive guide/instructor at a resort location is COMPLETELY DIFFERENT then being at a retail, "land based" diving center. I have met a few diving ...
  5. Crowley's Blog - Dear Crowley, We Don't Want To Dive With You.

    Dive Briefing:
    "Blah blah blah, blah blah blah blah, look out for this coral blahblah and this type of fish and blahblahblah, blah blah, maximum depth 30 metres..."

    It is a commonly held misconception - even amongst many dive staff - that the maximum depth for diving in the Red Sea is 30 metres. Actually, it's not. For single-tank recreational diving, the maximum depth is 40m if you have deep-diver training of some sort, or when your nitrox mix (if applicable) reaches ...

    Updated February 15th, 2013 at 09:56 AM by Crowley