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May 14, 2004
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August 17
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Boston, MA (mentally in Cozumel, MX)
System Administrator / IT lackey

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PADI Pro, Male, from Boston, MA (mentally in Cozumel, MX)

More dives than my post count. I'd like to keep it that way.. May 5, 2017

    1. macado
      More dives than my post count. I'd like to keep it that way..
    2. macado
      More dives than my post count. I'd like to keep it that way..
    3. mmtndiver
      Dude if that lobster pinched your finger it would look worse then that little old lion fish poke you got! Good having a couple of beers with ya. Did you make the 6oclock ferry in time?
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    August 17
    Home Page:
    Boston, MA (mentally in Cozumel, MX)
    System Administrator / IT lackey
    eBay User Name:
    Blog / MySpace URL:
    Certification Agencies:
    An alphabet soup of letters and occasional common sense.
    Dive History:
    I do most of my local diving in Boston although I usually try to make 3-5 trips a year to Cozumel. In 2009/2013 I got greedy and visited Cozumel 6 times in one year; I think that's my record. I crew/captain on a dive boat and teach OW classes locally in Cape Ann/Boston most weekends in the summer.

    All over New England (mostly Boston, Cape Ann, Rhode Island, Vermont), Cozumel, Cancun/Isla Mujeres, Playa Del Carmen/Tulum, Belize, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Keys, North Florida, St Lucia, Bahamas, North Carolina, St Lawrence River Seaway (Brockville Ontario & Alexandria Bay, NY), Great Lakes (Lake Huron, Lake Superior, Lake Erie), Scapa Flow (Scotland), Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and New Zealand.

    Also, I am not DIR nor do I claim to be. I am brand agnostic when it comes to certification agencies. Wing, BCD, horse collar or plastic garbage bag..whatever floats your fancy.
    Certification History:
    Common Sense
    PADI Open Water
    NAUI Advanced
    PADI Nitrox
    PADI Rescue
    PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector
    TDI Nitrox Blender / SDI-TDI Visual Inspector
    TDI Cavern Diver
    TDI Intro to Cave/CMAS Cave 2
    TDI Advanced Nitrox/TDI Decompression Procedures
    PADI Divemaster
    PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
    Emergency First Response Instructor (EFR)
    IANTD CCR rEvo Diver (MOD1)
    TDI CCR rEvo Normoxic Trimix (MOD2)
    IANTD Rebreather Cave / NSS-CDS Rebreather Cave
    IANTD Full Trimix CCR (MOD3)
    TDI SF2 Air Diluent eCCR
    Certification Level:
    CCR Full Cave/Full Trimix (MOD3)
    # of Logged Dives:
    1,000 - 2,499
    Dive Classification:
    Just An "Average" Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Lots of gear but thankfully not as much as some people. Compiled from various bits and pieces, some old, some new.

    Rebreathers: rEvo II Mini mCCR / SF2 eCCR

    Vintage Regs:
    Aqualung DW Mistral Double House Regulator (Circa 1965-1975).
    Aqualung DA Aquamaster (West Warner address) with Phoenix HPR second stage.
    Voit Trieste R-22 Double Hose Regulator. Completely rebuilt, custom made diaphragm to improve cracking effort.

    Doubles Regulator Sets: HOG D1 Second Stages with Apeks DS4 First Stages

    Deco/Stage Regulators: Multiple sets of Apeks ATX50 Regs with Apeks DSTs. Multiple sets of HOG D1 Second Stages and D1 First Stages

    ScubaPro Mk5 3rd Gen, Voit MR-12 Reg
    Other regs in various levels of deterioration and abuse.

    Computers: Multiple Shearwater Petrels, Hollis DG02/DG03

    Doubles Wings: Hog 58#, Hollis C45, OMS 45lb
    Singles Wings: Hog 32#, Oxycheq Mach V 30#
    Rebreather Type:
    Rebreather Experience:
    • rEvo
    • SF2
    Diving Rebreathers Since:
    Work in an IT department as a System Administrator for a university.


    More dives than my post count and I'd like to keep it that way...
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