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David Novo's Recent Activity

  1. David Novo liked rongoodman's post in the thread Long-hose in the time of COVID-19.

    I disagree. Primary donate still has the advantage of ensuring that the OOG diver receives a regulator known to be working and supplying...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 6:10 AM
  2. David Novo replied to the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    I understand your point. However if the ascent profile was linked to Buhlmann with GFs, the point at which you change your ascent speed...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 12:26 PM
  3. David Novo liked boulderjohn's post in the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    About a year ago, I researched NDL ascent profiles. I contacted GUE headquarters to ask about theirs, and I was assigned someone who...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 12:23 PM
  4. David Novo liked wstorms's post in the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    well I don't have the GUE deco planner, but if I run Pasto with Buhlmann 20/85, 30 minutes @ 30 meter using EAN32 I get this: 12m 1 min...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 12:11 PM
  5. David Novo replied to the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    Very interesting results. I wonder if the rec ascent protocol will change with the latest research advocating higher GFlo...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 12:11 PM
  6. David Novo replied to the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    In a MDL setting, if you consider Buhlmann with GFs (with a 0 stop length at any stop, including the point where GFlo is reached), it...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 11:27 AM
  7. David Novo liked arthurng311's post in the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    GUE uses a MDL ascent profile which is different from what is being used for their technical diving and Rec 3 curriculum, which includes...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 11:24 AM
  8. David Novo replied to the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    I fully agree with you that the recommendation should be followed. However, GUE's Rec book "Beginning with the End in Mind" recommends a...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 11:02 AM
  9. David Novo liked wstorms's post in the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    Yes, you are right. I guess I should have phrased it differently: by now, we know that doing a safety stop / really slow continues...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 9:42 AM
  10. David Novo liked tursiops's post in the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    It may be the other way round, since the safety stop came from research in the mid 1970s.

    Jun 4, 2020 at 9:42 AM
  11. David Novo liked wstorms's post in the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    GUE uses (also see SOP) GF20/85 for rec3 and technical dives. Since they were doing technical dives before even having a recreational...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 9:42 AM
  12. David Novo replied to the thread GUE Rec Ascent Profile.

    I did fundies last year and there was no reference to 1m/min for the last 3m. Even "Beginning with the End in Mind" states that one...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 9:40 AM
  13. David Novo posted a new thread.

    GUE Rec Ascent Profile

    Is the GUE recreational ascent profile of 9m/min during the first half of the ascent and 3m/min thereafter an implementation of Buhlmann...

    Forum: Advanced Scuba Discussions

    Jun 4, 2020 at 6:40 AM
  14. David Novo liked BoundForElsewhere's post in the thread I proposed to my girlfriend cavern diving and she said yes!.

    Good show. Its amazing what people will agree to when they have a limited supply of air. I proposed to my wife while apple bobbing by...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 3:58 AM
  15. David Novo replied to the thread NAUTILUS LIFELINE ON SALE! 25% off!.

    There is a significant difference in VAT terms on whether it is shipped from Canada or Germany...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 9:06 AM