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Forum: New Divers and Those Considering Diving

New to Diving? Have a question about training? Want to find out more about this thrilling activity? Post your questions here for other divers & instructors to help you on your path!
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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to find an excellent SCUBA class

    Started by Walter, June 3rd, 2009 01:04 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Who is responsible for what?

    Started by Jim Lapenta, May 4th, 2009 10:50 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: What If...? What to do when things go wrong.

    Started by Cave Diver, March 24th, 2011 07:14 PM
    cd archive
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    March 24th, 2011, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pet Peeves And Safety Concerns For New Divers

    Started by OE2X, February 14th, 2006 02:44 PM
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  1. Question 500 psi for two divers?

    Started by TatianaSilva, August 21st, 2014 05:50 AM
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 181
    • Views: 7,016
    September 11th, 2014, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  2. Wierdo Diving with new wet suit & booties problem!!

    Started by dpspaceman, September 8th, 2014 09:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    booties, wet suit
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 573
    September 11th, 2014, 10:59 PM Go to last post
  3. Regulator and BCD Post-Dive Cleaning

    Started by dpspaceman, September 8th, 2014 10:14 AM
    3 Pages
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    regulator, wash
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 2,364
    September 11th, 2014, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  4. Packing for Diving Trip

    Started by Mulliganx, September 8th, 2014 09:10 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,177
    September 11th, 2014, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  5. Finally!!!!

    Started by cireson, September 7th, 2014 06:32 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 516
    September 10th, 2014, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  6. Almost there

    Started by EricM., August 28th, 2014 04:22 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    September 10th, 2014, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  7. Skills to brush up before certification

    Started by mrperrygunite, September 7th, 2014 01:19 PM
    2 Pages
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  8. Is Used Scuba Gear Safe to Buy?

    Started by kbdiverservices, September 6th, 2014 03:41 PM
    2 Pages
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    used scuba gear
    • Replies: 19
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  9. Confused2 Written Checklist vs. Avoiding Shortcuts & Mistakes from Memory/Rushing

    Started by FredinPH, August 31st, 2014 09:34 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,066
    September 7th, 2014, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  10. New Diver--Continuing Ed Classes

    Started by Jen19fish, August 31st, 2014 11:11 AM
    2 Pages
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  11. Gear too heavy to walk on boat/climb ladder

    Started by Chicagolady, August 20th, 2014 08:39 AM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 103
    • Views: 5,860
    September 4th, 2014, 02:34 AM Go to last post
  12. Question Suggestions for diving setup

    Started by pichy, August 18th, 2014 05:08 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,440
    September 3rd, 2014, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  13. Is there any safe/ good diving in So Cal this holiday weekend?

    Started by bshmerlie, August 28th, 2014 02:03 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 1,313
    September 2nd, 2014, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  14. Risk a Liveaboard

    Started by Derffie, September 1st, 2014 08:43 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,098
    September 2nd, 2014, 03:17 PM Go to last post
  15. New to diving, new BCD

    Started by dpspaceman, September 1st, 2014 09:31 PM
    zeagle, zena
    • Replies: 6
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    September 2nd, 2014, 12:04 AM Go to last post

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