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    Gloves for cold MO waters?

    I have pull over Viking dry gloves. For that temp, I would use thin fleece liners

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    patpicos 09-24-2016 10:23 PM Go to last post
    double humper

    7mm wetsuit (and vest) recommendations?

    I have an Atlan 3 piece 7mm that I have used for the last 15 yrs. Jacket, john and hooded vest. very warm , durable , and flexible. D.H.

    double humper 09-24-2016 10:00 PM Go to last post
    Scuba Al

    Gloves for cold MO waters?

    Last Friday (9/16) at Roubidoux I wore my drygloves. Water temp was around 62 degrees, I usually dive in much colder water. But after a 2hr runtime I did feel a bit of a chill. Becoming a wimp I...

    Scuba Al 09-24-2016 09:56 PM Go to last post

    Thoughts on the new Dive Right Nomad LS

    I may not have explained myself well and made it confusing. She has an lt she likes for Mx but its not enough lift for steels. So we're looking at options for Florida dives. She likes the lt so we...

    rddvet 09-24-2016 09:30 PM Go to last post

    Gloves for cold MO waters?

    I wear these in cold caves overseas. I think they have great dexterity and are comfortable. The secondary seal can go over or under your Drysuit seal. According to the instructions the seal is meant...

    rddvet 09-24-2016 09:20 PM Go to last post

    Gloves for cold MO waters?

    Missouri isn't that cold. I wore lite work gloves last week. 5mm neoprene would be more than enough.

    FW 09-24-2016 09:09 PM Go to last post

    Experience with online college??

    THAT's IT Exactly! A collection of folks who intelligently discuss the nuances of various deco algorithms, then degrade into proving which agency trains the best "mask switch while running a jump...

    Troglodyver 09-24-2016 08:05 PM Go to last post

    Gloves for cold MO waters?

    I used to think the cold didn't bother me much, at least not my hands feet and face. Oh well, I guess I was wrong, or just young...we'll go with wrong. I would like to dive Roubidoux and maybe...

    Aotus 09-24-2016 06:57 PM Go to last post

    Waterproof housing for DistoX - Looking for info

    Call Ike. What makes camera housings expensive is the controls and lens port. If you are just looking for a plain pressure-tight box, Ike may be able to cut you a deal.

    According to the DistoX...

    gschaut 09-24-2016 06:48 PM Go to last post

    Power Connector Type Question

    Be CAREFUL using some other type of connector. Powerpoles can pass higher amperage than most other type of plugs.

    If you need to make a "temporary" repair, strip wires and use wire nuts. Then you...

    gschaut 09-24-2016 06:44 PM Go to last post

    Power Connector Type Question

    Anderson Powerpole is the standard connector for the Ham Radio industry. FYI- the 15, 30 and 45 amp connectors are interchangeable. They use the same contacts (45amp) and have different size crimp...

    gschaut 09-24-2016 06:39 PM Go to last post

    Is side-mount diving being oversold?

    As a 20 something year old diver in SM I agree it has been oversold. I get some death looks from the experienced divers and treated like a deity by new McDonald's OW divers.

    In reality, my back...

    Northernone 09-24-2016 05:54 PM Go to last post