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Rollin Bonz's Recent Activity

  1. Rollin Bonz liked Marie13's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    I don’t buy into the “if you want redundancy, you need doubles or sidemount.” A lot of divers don’t want to deal with the expense or...

    Sep 20, 2020 at 1:32 PM
  2. Rollin Bonz liked shoredivr's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    Your experience of sample size n = 1 is somewhat limited. It’s in vogue right now in this world to say things like “closed minded...

    Sep 20, 2020 at 1:32 PM
  3. Rollin Bonz liked halocline's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    I bet your reaction is more about the internet as a communication medium and less about how you feel about diving. These forums can be a...

    Sep 20, 2020 at 1:32 PM
  4. Rollin Bonz replied to the thread For Sale Canadian Dollars but tons of gear !!.

    Hollis SMS 75 and 100 have oval hoses if that helps

    Sep 19, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  5. Rollin Bonz liked 2airishuman's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    The solo diving section in the Advanced Scuba Discussions forum at Scubaboard is the wrong place to be if you want a positive,...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 10:47 PM
  6. Rollin Bonz liked apenland01's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    I wish I hadn't found Scubaboard until after I completed my pool work for my recertification and gotten a few dives under my belt to...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 10:46 PM
  7. Rollin Bonz liked johndiver999's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    I was mistaken in my reading, I thought the depth mentioned was 60. The calculation should be based on the maximum expected depth and...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  8. Rollin Bonz liked apenland01's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    I specified never any deeper than 90' in my original post, but later said 60' because that is the most likely depth, as all the habitats...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  9. Rollin Bonz liked davehicks's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    On the no-pony philosophy and relying on a buddy for gas in case of a failure: I mostly dive in the Pacific Northwest and for many of...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  10. Rollin Bonz replied to the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    That's a very simplified recommendation, which isn't necessarily a bad approach... I am interested as to why you recommend using 60 feet...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 8:07 PM
  11. Rollin Bonz liked 2airishuman's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    I am skeptical that one minute of gas will help. The question really is this: What problem(s) are we trying to solve with the pony?...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 7:16 PM
  12. Rollin Bonz replied to the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    Great post. And depending on your situation the above quote makes a lot of sense. It does completely depend on your diving situation. I...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 7:16 PM
  13. Rollin Bonz liked Barnaby'sDad's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    It’s already been stated, but I’ll also throw out there that if you’re going to be diving solo down to ~90’...I’d want something larger...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 5:01 PM
  14. Rollin Bonz liked halocline's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    New divers like yourself ask specific questions like this from time to time, and the responses are often much as they were in this...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 4:34 PM
  15. Rollin Bonz liked KenGordon's post in the thread Steel HP 23 vs Al 19 redundant air source.

    Btw... say you are out of gas at 30m... 1 minute to get your act together, a perfect 3 minute ascent, and 3 minutes at 5m that is...

    Sep 18, 2020 at 4:33 PM