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tursiops's Recent Activity

  1. tursiops replied to the thread On Your Own: The Buddy System Rebutted By Bob Halstead.

    Confirmation bias - Wikipedia

    Jul 18, 2019 at 10:06 AM
  2. tursiops replied to the thread On Your Own: The Buddy System Rebutted By Bob Halstead.

    Got it. You agree with it because it supports what you have already decided is true.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  3. tursiops replied to the thread SSI and PADI AOWD.

    I have a NAUI open water card, and a PADI AOW card. Am I still a NAUI diver? What difference does it make? When I show a card to a boat...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 7:07 AM
  4. tursiops replied to the thread Cheap DIY bolt-on weights.

    Similar, but with pockets instead of threaded. Added weight pockets to my Halcyon Carbon Fiber Backplate

    Jul 16, 2019 at 9:17 PM
  5. tursiops replied to the thread I'm 71 and DAN won't insure me -- now what?.

    They don't even get that right. They say 120 ft is 40m. It is not. So which is their limitation? You can be sure they will choose the...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 6:53 PM
  6. tursiops replied to the thread Very embarrassing "solution" to my strobe strangeness problem..

    I interpret from your answer that you use "speedlight" to mean a land flash, and "strobe" to mean an underwater flash. Right? The lack...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 6:51 PM
  7. tursiops replied to the thread Very embarrassing "solution" to my strobe strangeness problem..

    Aren't a speedlight and a strobe the same thing?

    Jul 16, 2019 at 5:43 PM
  8. tursiops replied to the thread Very embarrassing "solution" to my strobe strangeness problem..

    Not sure what the details are of your configuration, but (a) that picture is greatly overexposed and (b) it is not a triggerfish.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:54 PM
  9. tursiops liked -JD-'s post in the thread DSS wedge blocks.

    Thanks. I'll dig around tomorrrow evening when I'm there. I don't need them myself, but enough folks have been posting for them that...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 9:26 AM
  10. tursiops replied to the thread DSS wedge blocks.

    LOL. I think they were in the BC room, in a cardboard box. But I only get to NESS once a year or so and I look at as much as I can, so...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:30 PM
  11. tursiops replied to the thread DSS wedge blocks.

    Northeast Scuba Supply has them....saw them last Saturday.

    Jul 15, 2019 at 10:52 PM
  12. tursiops posted a new thread.

    Teric time resets with new Cloud

    The Cloud app got updated three days ago and now the Teric resets its time to match the internet time. Seems to work fine...comes out...

    Forum: Shearwater Research

    Jul 15, 2019 at 10:51 PM
  13. tursiops replied to the thread Tech Diving Mag ???.

    All copies are on my dropbox account at Dropbox - Tech Diving Magazine - Simplify your life. I'll leave this link up for a while so...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 11:24 PM
  14. tursiops replied to the thread Why extra air when solo?.

    Nice job with the numbers.

    Jul 14, 2019 at 11:17 PM