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Colliam7's Recent Activity

  1. Colliam7 liked tbone1004's post in the thread Wing Issues.

    I wouldn't buy anything new from the current OMS/DUI companies and I doubt it would do any better than your current classic wing.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 6:28 PM
  2. Colliam7 replied to the thread Wing Issues.

    I agree with Tom, you need to look at your rig configuration and see if, for some reason, your wing is not able to fully expand. I have...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 1:35 PM
  3. Colliam7 moved from Hillsborough, NC and Kents Store, VA to Kents Store, VA.

    Aug 16, 2019 at 11:04 PM
  4. Colliam7 It is time to focus more on enjoying diving, not just teaching others. I love teaching. But, I really need to dive more just 'for fun'. »

    Aug 16, 2019 at 10:51 PM
  5. Colliam7 liked happy-diver's post in the thread Do you have specific advice for posture and anatomy as it relates to trim?.

    Well if you feel like there's someone sitting on your back pulling on your legs and your neck and you're about to plant your face in the...

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  6. Colliam7 replied to the thread Do you have specific advice for posture and anatomy as it relates to trim?.

    I may be echoing some earlier comments. If so, apologies for redundancy. But, your description of your issue sounds familiar. Some...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 10:23 PM
  7. Colliam7 liked PfcAJ's post in the thread Do you have specific advice for posture and anatomy as it relates to trim?.

    I think you need to get “long” under the tanks. Thinking long and extending your body will give you a longer lever to play with when...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 10:10 PM
  8. Colliam7 liked MichaelMc's post in the thread Do you have specific advice for posture and anatomy as it relates to trim?.

    You need to move more of your weight higher. You have two centers of mass. Well you have one and the water you displaced had one. A...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 10:10 PM
  9. Colliam7 liked Chavodel8en's post in the thread Horrible Divers Everywhere?.

    I consider bad location as part of "bad weighting," (my bad on the semantics) and as both of you point out, its probably the most...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 5:33 PM
  10. Colliam7 liked ScubaWithTurk's post in the thread Horrible Divers Everywhere?.

    This is the most accurate thing stated. It is based on the bodies fulcrum and where we place weights in relation to that begins to...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 5:33 PM
  11. Colliam7 replied to the thread Horrible Divers Everywhere?.

    YES!! You have stated it very well. A jacket-style BCD, in itself, does NOT cause 'bad trim'. Divers need to be aware of their trim...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 5:33 PM