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rjack321's Recent Activity

  1. rjack321 replied to the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    The Cascade grotto can help set you up with some localish dry caving (within 3 hr drive from Kent). Diving-wise you will need to go far...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 8:13 PM
  2. rjack321 liked kensuf's post in the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    I had 6 apeks seat failures before going back to scubapro.

    Feb 26, 2021 at 8:09 PM
  3. rjack321 liked lostsheep's post in the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    Hall City is a cave that allegedly had stolen gold stashed in it back during the gold rush days.

    Feb 26, 2021 at 8:09 PM
  4. rjack321 liked Wibble's post in the thread Ranking of Scuba Specialty courses.

    No no and thrice no! The core skills (buoyancy, finning and trim) are vital for effective diving. These are frequently appalling in...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 5:15 AM
  5. rjack321 liked Graeme Fraser's post in the thread Ranking of Scuba Specialty courses.

    Looking back over my student records, the most popular specialty courses I've taught, in descending order, are: Drysuit (by a...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 5:14 AM
  6. rjack321 replied to the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    except lately Apeks can't seem to make a decent HP seat, which has led to a crazy number of IP creep failures

    Feb 26, 2021 at 3:33 AM
  7. rjack321 liked rolanddiver's post in the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    Hi, I vote for a Scubapro MK20/G250 regs. They fit nicely on the doubles and also on the stages as the MK20 is a swivel turret first...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 3:32 AM
  8. rjack321 liked runsongas's post in the thread Failed Hydro.

    faber historically has not offered hot dip galvanized tanks, so they didn't have a roundout procedure. i imagine they likely will roll...

    Feb 26, 2021 at 12:47 AM
  9. rjack321 replied to the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    Isn't that the old gold mine? We have a couple of sort of divable mines up here. They are very short and very crappy, and on private land.

    Feb 26, 2021 at 12:42 AM
  10. rjack321 replied to the thread What regulator to buy for cave diving + regular diving.

    There is one flooded lava tube in Oregon. It's on private land and completely closed. You're moving to a cave diving desert. You are...

    Feb 25, 2021 at 10:44 PM
  11. rjack321 replied to the thread Luxfer divesting aluminum cylinder business.

    Every little bit of stock price increase they can stimulate with hype makes financing a sale more plausible and at better terms.

    Feb 25, 2021 at 6:56 PM
  12. rjack321 liked wnissen's post in the thread Luxfer divesting aluminum cylinder business.

    It's not that unusual to identify a business that requires lots of capital and/or produces little profit and announce your intent to...

    Feb 25, 2021 at 6:54 PM
  13. rjack321 liked runsongas's post in the thread Luxfer divesting aluminum cylinder business.

    metal impact is my guess. catalina is small and ESOP so doubtful there and unlikely cyl-tec wants in the scuba business. everybody else...

    Feb 25, 2021 at 6:54 PM
  14. rjack321 liked maj2's post in the thread Boat Diving Etiquette.

    A big one for the group I usually dive with is that the "heavies" (i.e. those in doubles, sidemount, rebreather, etc.) get the stations...

    Feb 25, 2021 at 1:41 PM
  15. rjack321 moved from Port Orchard, WA to Port Orchard, Washington State.

    Feb 25, 2021 at 1:40 PM