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    Ashley Hiscock with his buddy Ted going into a cave in Wales called Ogof Ffynnon Ddu, Hush Sump. Around July 2014. Picture taken by his other buddy.

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    Pandora on video

    Thanks Jason. I love this kind of stuff.

    MORGAN 11-27-2015 12:06 PM Go to last post

    Pandora on video

    The association of the H2S layer with haloclines is caused by (1) organic matter accumulating at the density interface of fresh and saline water (2) very little water movement, so that organic matter...

    jason 11-27-2015 11:25 AM Go to last post

    Pandora on video

    Interesting stuff. I guess that would explain why H2S layers are often found at haloclines. When I first saw the video I wondered if the cave was under a hog farm or a dairy farm manure spray field.

    MORGAN 11-27-2015 10:45 AM Go to last post

    Riviara Maya

    Has anyone ever stayed at the Sandos Caracol resort? They have some great all inclusive deals that would make a great base of operations and leave the wife and kid something to do while in Mx.

    curtschu 11-27-2015 09:58 AM Go to last post

    Sump UK rig

    Strange place to put the dump valve. It is going to take a beating there.

    apitkin 11-27-2015 08:06 AM Go to last post

    Sump UK rig

    Yes, cheaper, and looks to be more rugged.

    Sent from my PantechP9070 using Tapatalk 2

    FW 11-27-2015 07:11 AM Go to last post

    Hand signal question.


    speleocrone 11-27-2015 01:44 AM Go to last post

    Sump UK rig

    Good site.

    This looks very similiar to the Razor. Do you like the look of it better Forrest?

    Mind you, at $US 350 WITH a wing it is much cheaper than a razor.

    speleocrone 11-27-2015 01:41 AM Go to last post

    Sump UK rig

    He also post to numerous sidemounting pages. Has a really cool chest mounted ccr.

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    Aquabot 11-27-2015 01:16 AM Go to last post

    Tumbler and Media

    Skip, my friend's son graduated from MTSU several years ago and I believe still lives in the area, and visits his parents (in Columbus, Georgia, where my mother lives) regularly. If this stuff is...

    Slüdge 11-27-2015 01:11 AM Go to last post

    Happy Birthday BabyDuck

    thanks, all! i did have a fabulous day. happy thanksgiving to the gang!! see y'all right after christmas. ;)

    BabyDuck 11-26-2015 11:02 PM Go to last post

    Tumbler and Media

    I have a tank tumbler for sale, works just fine. The rollers are old and could use some new bearings, but not necessary. Three rollers, for larger and smaller diameter tanks (or two tanks at same...

    skip 11-26-2015 10:58 PM Go to last post