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Akimbo's Recent Activity

  1. Akimbo replied to the thread Hello and Hooyah.

    There are a number of navy divers on the board. Let the sea stories begin!

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:48 PM
  2. Akimbo liked mattherat's post in the thread My scuba related birthday cake!.

    Hi all, i guessed this is the right section for posting this I turned 40 the other week, and my amazing girlfriend had this cake...

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  3. Akimbo liked BoltSnap's post in the thread NAUI since 1989 needs new card.

    Do you want the issue to be fixed for YOU? I can do that for you, just send me a PM with your information including a photo of your card...

    Jul 29, 2021 at 3:05 PM
  4. Akimbo liked Open Ocean Diver's post in the thread Check this vintage ad out....

    [MEDIA]

    Jul 27, 2021 at 4:25 PM
  5. Akimbo replied to the thread Check this vintage ad out....

    I never physically saw one of these but it looks like you have to stay vertical for it to function, so not a true BC. True? Didn't...

    Jul 27, 2021 at 12:43 PM
  6. Akimbo replied to the thread New Fast-Attack Nuclear Submarines to be Named Arizona and Oklahoma.

    This is a little convoluted. I was a young Airman (E3) electronics technician and Second Class Diver assigned TAD (Temporary Active...

    Jul 26, 2021 at 10:58 PM
  7. Akimbo attached a file to the thread New Fast-Attack Nuclear Submarines to be Named Arizona and Oklahoma.

    The Batcave, or the old Regulus hanger, was not used for saturation divers though conventional divers may have used it. Halibut's...

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  8. Akimbo posted a new thread.

    Andrea Doria sank 65 years ago today

    The SS Andrea Doria sank 65 years ago today due to a collision with the MS Stockholm the night before.

    Forum: Wreck Diving

    Jul 26, 2021 at 4:25 PM
  9. Akimbo replied to the thread The Advent of Commercial Helium Diving.

    This video describes the CUSS I used in the early R&D for the Mohole: [MEDIA] [MEDIA]

    Jul 25, 2021 at 1:43 PM
  10. Akimbo replied to the thread Check this vintage ad out....

    I forget the name but it was an early attempt at a BC, as opposed to the horse collars used for emergency surface buoyancy.

    Jul 25, 2021 at 12:21 PM
  11. Akimbo liked cmrangel's post in the thread ScubaBoard needs your help....

    I just signed up as well .. looking for that signature to go RED :yeahbaby:

    Jul 25, 2021 at 11:27 AM
  12. Akimbo liked aquabluegreg's post in the thread ScubaBoard needs your help....

    Just signed up as a business supporter. Keep up the good work.

    Jul 25, 2021 at 11:26 AM
  13. Akimbo liked SquareJ's post in the thread ScubaBoard needs your help....

    Just contributed - Keeping the thread alive! Thank you for this invaluable resource.

    Jul 25, 2021 at 11:26 AM
  14. Akimbo liked scubadada's post in the thread Why Surface with 500 PSI?.

    As per @Bert van den Berg, the 500 psi reserve rule, or any other arbitrary pressure rule, does not make good sense, considering the...

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  15. Akimbo replied to the thread DIVE DRY WITH DR. BILL #904: THOSE AREN'T PUMPKIN SEEDS!.

    I always assumed they were eggs of some sort but had no idea which critter they belonged to. Thanks.

    Jul 25, 2021 at 11:22 AM