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  1. Regulators and Cylinders
    Hi All, A question for you sidemount divers. Which is preferable for sidemount diving in UK open water (mostly from a BSAC club RIB)? A pair of lightweight Faber 7 litre 232 bar cylinders or heavier BTS 8.5 litre 232 bar cylinders? The Fabers will be positively buoyant when empty where the BTSs...
  2. Dive Medicine & Fitness
    I never dived before besides going for a little trial run in the pool, and I am just a high school student. But I am really interested in hardhat diving, or underwater welding/commercial diver whatever you would like to call it! I researched it a lot and I hear that this career is very bad for...
  3. Dive Medicine & Fitness
    I never dived before besides going for a little trial run in the pool, and I am just a high school student. But I am really interested in hardhat diving, or underwater welding/commercial diver whatever you would like to call it! I researched it a lot and I hear that this career is very bad for...
  4. Dive Medicine & Fitness
    I never dived before besides going for a little trial run in the pool, and I am just a high school student. But I am really interested in hardhat diving, or underwater welding/commercial diver whatever you would like to call it! I researched it a lot and I hear that this career is very bad for...
  5. Surface Interval
    Hi All A couple of weeks back I posted about diver safety, night diving and a new item due to come to the market, some of the responses were encourageing, humerous or less than generous, given that I know that we divers are a fickle lot the response was pretty much what i expected. Anyway...
  6. Surface Interval
    This is not an advertisement and as such will be keeping details to a minimum. I have been keen on night diving for ages, there in lies the issue of diver safety or where TFRU :confused:. In order to resolve the issue of WTFRU, over the last 5 years I came up with a rudimentary device that...
  7. Rebreather Miscellaneous
    This conversation originally started here http://www.yorkshire-divers.com/forums/surface-interval/150021-oztek-who-else-there-2.html See post 12 I've emailed some contacts asking for Rebreather Check Lists and this is the first one I've received. Follow the link Rebreather Pro: Checklists
  8. Instructor's Area
    In 2008 DAN (Divers Alert Network) published two research papers which found evidence that certain risk factors were commonly associated with diving fatalities (Denoble et al., 2008; Denoble et al., 2008). This evidence provided motivation to hold a diving fatality workshop to review and, where...
  9. Tek-Talk
    Ok then. I admit it. Ive been reading a couple of websites and forums containing details on M values, Gradient factors and bent goats and I love it. Im even going to buy deco for divers for some bed time reading :tongue: - Anyone selling a used one in good nick? But this has left me with a...
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