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Western Kentucky New Diver

Discussion in 'Introductions and Greets' started by SULLIVAN2049, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. SULLIVAN2049

    SULLIVAN2049 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 0 - 24
    Location: Owensboro Kentucky
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    Thx Bob and Tammy,

    I guess there is nothing worse than a newbie who doesn't know anything and wants to do everything.lol Bob, I am starting my classes this weekend for my SSI Open Water C-Card. I am taking my classes at Aquatech Scuba Center in Evansville with Larry Babcock. They have been super in getting me ready. I already have the basics, fins, mask, snorkel, boots, and have the course book finished already!!

    Tammy, thanks for the invitation. I plan on being at the quarry quite a bit, looking for someone to be brave enough to dive with me a little.
     
  2. crpntr133

    crpntr133 lost, even with a compass

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: West Central Indiana
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    There will be a group at Pennyroyal this weekend. I will be one of them and I think Bob is planning on as well. If all else fails come and socialize.
    Bob is the one in the Pennyroyal video on their web site. I am the one that shot it.
     
  3. KY_BOB

    KY_BOB Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: West Kentucky
    749
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    28
    Yea, John. If your not doing anything Saturday, come on down and hang out with us.
     
  4. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Kentucky
    6,186
    1,134
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    Diving with a new diver doesn't bother me one bit. I actually quite enjoy it:blinking:.

    Your instructors, Bob & Rena Schleter are excellent. They have been kind enough to mentor me through becoming a Dive Con & my instructorship. I have worked with them for the past 2yrs or so. I can guarantee you'll have fun in the class.

    If there is anything I can do to help you with your class, or answer any questions, please feel free to ask.
     
  5. SULLIVAN2049

    SULLIVAN2049 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 0 - 24
    Location: Owensboro Kentucky
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    Thanks everyone for their support and invitations. I would like to come to the quarry but if all goes as planned I will be in class starting in 29hrs...lol and then Sunday as well. Classes again next weekend and then hoping to get my open water dive next month when the water warms up some they say. It wouldn't surprise me if I wasn't down there waiting on my dives just to see everyone and put some faces to the kindness. Everyone be safe this weekend and have fun!!!
     
  6. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Kentucky
    6,186
    1,134
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    If you're at the shop very much, you'll see me plenty. I'm there anytime I'm not working my "real" job. Like I said earlier, I'm in Owensboro also, on the west side behind Audubon Elementary School, off of HWY 60. If I'm ever heading down & you want to come along & share a ride, just let me know. During the summer, I'm there pretty much all the 3/5 weekends I have off. Right now the only weekends I can see I won't be there is in June when I go dive the Oriskany (a sunken aircraft carrier off of Pensicola) & when I go to dive the Galapagos Islands in Aug./ Sept.. Right now I'm trying to put together a dive for the 20th of this month at Pennyroyal. I'm not really posting anything about it right now, as I don't want to steal the thunder of this weekend's planned dives.
     
  7. SULLIVAN2049

    SULLIVAN2049 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 0 - 24
    Location: Owensboro Kentucky
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    Certification update! Just thought I would update everyone that after a cold, low viz, weekend of diving, I got lucky and passed my Open Water SSI class. I want to thank everyone from Larry and his dive shop, Rena and Bob, my instructors and great new friends like Tammy and Bob who have endured countless hours of my questions and stupid ideas. Thx all for a new sport and lifestyle.
     
  8. tstormdiver

    tstormdiver Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Kentucky
    6,186
    1,134
    113
    As Obi Wan Kenobi once told a young Luke Skywalker,"You've taken a step into a larger world". Now you have your "learner's permit" go out & enjoy your new sport!!!!:D
     
  9. drrich2

    drrich2 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Southwestern Kentucky
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    5,916
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    Outstanding! Congratulations. I can't wait till you hit a tropical destination like Bonaire or Cozumel.

    Richard.
     
  10. KY_BOB

    KY_BOB Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: West Kentucky
    749
    28
    28

    That's is an awesome analogy!
     

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