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Jcp2's Recent Activity

  1. Jcp2 liked Dogbowl's post in the thread Best beginner BCD for mixed warm/cold water.

    Yes, my husband and I do have Biolites. We also live close to @BrianP2k19 , so was of the same mindset as him when we were looking for...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 4:03 PM
  2. Jcp2 replied to the thread Anyone with any experience with this or similar torch?.

    The rebranded lights might just be ones that meet higher quality metrics off the same production line. Kind of like fruit and meat.

    Jul 20, 2019 at 10:18 AM
  3. Jcp2 replied to the thread On Your Own: The Buddy System Rebutted By Bob Halstead.

    Buddy seems a bit dated. Partner sounds better. Think about when you’d call someone buddy. They are either a stranger in your way or...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 10:12 AM
  4. Jcp2 liked ams511's post in the thread Added weight pockets to my Halcyon Carbon Fiber Backplate.

    I miss Lauderdale by the Sea.

    Jul 19, 2019 at 7:21 PM
  5. Jcp2 replied to the thread Stingray City Barracuda Attack.

    See, tourniquet! Ducks and runs.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:08 PM
  6. Jcp2 replied to the thread I'm 71 and DAN won't insure me -- now what?.

    Of course there is no scuba police for these sorts of issues (well, maybe in France there is). It would be a contractual civil dispute...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 11:47 AM
  7. Jcp2 replied to the thread POLL: How many dives per year do you consider a minimum necessary for skills not to degrade?.

    A person’s comfort level with their own skills is not necessarily a good indication of their objective skill level. Having said that, I...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 6:59 AM
  8. Jcp2 liked rjack321's post in the thread Cave fatality - La Mescla, France.

    I agree, there are quite a few eastern Europeans that have a different barometer of risk than me. Like the 2 Finns who perished in...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 7:53 PM
  9. Jcp2 replied to the thread Channel migrants: man in flippers attempts channel swim.

    So by BBC standards, flippers?

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:51 PM
  10. Jcp2 replied to the thread Channel migrants: man in flippers attempts channel swim.

    Lorry or truck, lift or elevator, biscuits or cookies, football or soccer?

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:40 PM
  11. Jcp2 replied to the thread Channel migrants: man in flippers attempts channel swim.

    Mammals have flippers, fish have fins!

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:26 PM
  12. Jcp2 replied to the thread Backward kick and cramps.

    New science on cramping relief. Hot peppers, pickle juice, ginger, cinnamon. There is a neural reflex that leads to cramps, at least in...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:56 AM
  13. Jcp2 replied to the thread 1st time deploying DSMB underwater. Need feedback on issue..

    I saw this short training SMB that seemed useful. It’s a. It’s pricy but replicates the company’s full sized version. AP Training SMB |...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 6:52 AM
  14. Jcp2 replied to the thread Dive safe! A short story from a chamber operator.

    Some computers have a safety factor that can be varied to shorten NDL times for the same O2 mix (air or nitrox), while still keeping...

    Jul 14, 2019
  15. Jcp2 Boop, boop, boop »

    Jul 14, 2019