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drrich2's Recent Activity

  1. drrich2 replied to the thread Beginner Equipment Questions.

    2 Near neutral fins I've used are the OMS Slipstream and the Deep6 Eddy fins (soft material version). Both have spring straps, which are...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 5:02 PM
  2. drrich2 liked Kharon's post in the thread Need options.

    Driving to Newark is a non-starter for me. Too expensive and way too much hassle. I'll check and see if I can make connections from...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 4:22 PM
  3. drrich2 liked rvojr's post in the thread Giant Octopus attacks Diver in sea of Japan.

    My only response from being on here is ...he was wearing split fins and the octopus did not like it.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:50 PM
  4. drrich2 liked Akimbo's post in the thread do whales and sea turtles do decompression?.

    This is true for recreational freedivers but DCS has been diagnosed on competitive apnea divers, usually after very deep repetitive...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:48 PM
  5. drrich2 replied to the thread Konichiwa!.

    Welcome. You may get a number of questions, too, especially as you dive your region more, since that's an area I don't think we see a...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:47 PM
  6. drrich2 replied to the thread Dominican Republic.

    Oh, no, not only are 'you good' on this, but naming resorts and giving other details helps other people who may be deciding where to go,...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  7. drrich2 liked TX_TC's post in the thread Dominican Republic.

    Just got back from the DR this Wednesday night. My wife and me are now P.A.D.I. Open Water Certified Divers! :yeahbaby: Udo Stahl, of...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:43 PM
  8. drrich2 liked Fathom044's post in the thread CBBR Review.

    I have shore dived both Brac and Little. Will do a week in Little in October. Shore access is MUCH easier on Brac.

    Aug 23, 2019 at 9:55 PM
  9. drrich2 liked LimitedSlip7's post in the thread 1st time to Bonaire..questions!.

    Just reef sharks, but several of them. Also quite a few eagle rays. At one point, there were 7!! eagle rays circling below us on a...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 5:03 PM
  10. drrich2 replied to the thread CBBR Review.

    Thank you for one of the best concise yet complete, very practical 'the stuff I'd want to know researching a trip' dive trip reports I...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  11. drrich2 replied to the thread 1st time to Bonaire..questions!.

    What kind of sharks and how many? I ask because from what I understand (and experienced in 8 trips to Bonaire, where I've never seen one...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 1:43 PM
  12. drrich2 liked ljwillia's post in the thread 1st time to Bonaire..questions!.

    We did our first trip to Bonaire last year. Stayed at Buddy Dive and loved it. We're going back in October. In Cozumel, we prefer...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 1:40 PM
  13. drrich2 liked Doctorfish's post in the thread 1st time to Bonaire..questions!.

    We are talking first timers to Bonaire with what seems like limited independent shore diving experience. I would still recommend a one...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 1:37 PM
  14. drrich2 replied to the thread Dogs at risk!.

    Thanks for posting. So, it's thought to've impacted dogs in North Carolina, Georgia and Texas, all coastal states. Wonder to what extent...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 9:26 PM
  15. drrich2 replied to the thread 1st time to Bonaire..questions!.

    As others indicated, navigation isn't hard. You enter off the west coast of the island. Head north or south, and the island is east of...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 7:44 PM