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GUE lost deco bottle procedure

Discussion in 'Technical Diving Specialties' started by colablikje, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. CptTightPants21

    CptTightPants21 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: NY/NJ
    Just to briefly update:

    Even though what was posted above is what is taught in Tech 1 and is in the SOP manual; I also questioned how it scaled up for the bigger dives. I found a technical bulletin on the GUE website for Tech 2 dives - Technical Bulletin 090707-001 Change to Lost Gas Strategy. It says for the lost 50%, keep stop times and alternate for stops 70-50ft, for stop times 40-30ft multiple stop time by 1.5 and split between divers.


    It seems a little overly complicated, but it does allow the flexibility to preserve more gas shallower and not spend excessive time at the deeper stops if that is a concern. I tend to think the 1.5x divide by 2 on all stops is preferred for its simplicity and straight forwardness, but to each his own.

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