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rsingler's Recent Activity

  1. rsingler attached a file to the thread Failure rate of first stages? what is real need for a spare first stage on a trip.

    As noted above, your spare reg will always help out some hapless fellow whose long-ago serviced reg fails. For me, once in 30 years....

    20191118_152404.jpg Nov 18, 2019 at 6:31 PM
  2. rsingler liked doctormike's post in the thread Maxilary Sinus Barotrauma.....

    Well, I can't really "clear" you to dive over the Internet, but it sounds like you are doing the right things. Unlike with ear...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 11:49 PM
  3. rsingler replied to the thread Maxilary Sinus Barotrauma.....

    Paging @doctormike

    Nov 17, 2019 at 11:22 PM
  4. rsingler replied to the thread Weight/size for the bcd wing.

    That should work just fine! I'm about 1 1/2 of you, size-wise, and I use VintageDoubleHose's 18# wing for my warm water diving with both...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 10:36 PM
  5. rsingler replied to the thread DEMA update.

    Omni-Swivel now has the Omni-Swivel 2. Before yesterday, I just couldn't recommend an O-S to my students because everything depended...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 6:04 PM
  6. rsingler liked jgttrey's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    Mike, I think we're talking past one another. First, I'm not challenging any instructor's right to set any requirement they want, but I...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:59 PM
  7. rsingler liked doctormike's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    Good point! Hopefully @Shearwater will weigh in. I don't mean to speak for them, but I'm pretty sure that if an older portion of...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:39 PM
  8. rsingler liked Jay's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    Thank you both for the informative discussion. Given the text quoted immediately above from SW's website is older than the Teric, and...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:38 PM
  9. rsingler liked doctormike's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    If you are on your last stop and you decide that you want to surface at 85% instead of 70%, then yes, you don't need to change your...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:30 PM
  10. rsingler liked Colliam7's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    The 'offense' that has been taken in this thread, to the specific computer requirements, is interesting. In fact it is amusing. It...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:27 PM
  11. rsingler liked doctormike's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    There are absolutely reasons for changing your GF high during a dive. Planning is important, but you need to be able to modify the plan...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  12. rsingler liked markmud's post in the thread Teric not Accepted as Primary Dive Computer?.

    Hi all, Disclaimer: I am not a tech diver...I do have a tech 40 cert card...I am still not a tech diver. The posts I have quoted...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:18 PM
  13. rsingler replied to the thread Going from 7mm to 5mm: How much weight gets ditched?.

    Let us know how it turns out!

    Nov 14, 2019 at 9:22 PM
  14. rsingler replied to the thread Going from 7mm to 5mm: How much weight gets ditched?.

    5-6 lb for suit. Are you ditching a hood as well? Changing thickness of an existing hood? Maybe another 0.25-1#.

    Nov 14, 2019 at 9:03 PM