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    Peter Buzzacott

    Bakerton Quarry, WV

    Thank you Forrest, I've sent a message to the property management service to reach the homeowners association. Hopefully I'll get a permit.

    Peter Buzzacott 08-03-2015 10:43 AM Go to last post
    BluEclipse17

    Sidemount Reg System Needed

    Another +1 for Edd at Cave Adventures. Great group of guys working there and you can not beat the deals he will make. You will likely get something brand new for only a bit more than buying used. His...

    BluEclipse17 08-03-2015 09:45 AM Go to last post
    jj1987

    DPV Diver

    I'm just going to throw this out there-- if you take a class from a DPV instructor it would be well worth your research time to validate that the instructor you're taking it from uses their DPV in...

    jj1987 08-03-2015 09:44 AM Go to last post
    AMW

    Video from Goul de la Tannerie, France

    The Ardèche has many good caves (wet and dry) the sites are a little more spreads out than the Lot. It can also in summer get hot one year we had temperatures of 36C for ten days.

    For more diving...

    AMW 08-03-2015 08:44 AM Go to last post
    victorzamora

    DPV Diver

    Well, one cheap(ish) way of finding out is to take the class. Spend the $400-$500 (or whatever it costs) to take the course with a rental scooter.


    I think taking the course would be more than...

    victorzamora 08-03-2015 08:23 AM Go to last post
    Jay

    DPV Diver

    Like FoRRest said, anyone can learn to scooter. To me the value of the class was in access to caves that require a cert, the drills that you may need such as towing someone else and OOA situations...

    Jay 08-03-2015 07:52 AM Go to last post
    Nitrogenius

    DPV Diver

    jdobbertien seems to more focus on the question, whether it makes sense to purchase a scooter at all.
    If he would get he'd want to get the training, he made that clear.


    So does a scooter make...

    Nitrogenius 08-03-2015 07:49 AM Go to last post
    Cave Diver Wayne

    New Dive buddy

    Hello,
    Semi retired looking for non smoking dive buddy, I can go most times and I live 8 miles from LR I back mount have about 200 cave dives, interested call me 386-963-1080:arrowred

    Wayne...

    Cave Diver Wayne 08-03-2015 07:07 AM Go to last post
    FW

    DPV Diver

    To quote the late, great, Rory Dickens: "Anyone can teach themselves anything, but it is more efficient to learn from someone that has already done it".

    FW 08-03-2015 06:58 AM Go to last post
    nakatomi

    DPV Diver

    The DPV class was probably the most useful of all the classes I took. The instructor stressed the importance of properly planning DPV dives, which is not always as straightforward as one might think....

    nakatomi 08-03-2015 06:37 AM Go to last post
    Kelly Jessop

    DPV Diver

    #1 I qualified to be grand fathered in since I got my Abe Davis before 1997,but I did take the class, and learned a tremendous amount. I don't know what a scooter class costs now,but my money was...

    Kelly Jessop 08-03-2015 05:56 AM Go to last post
    diveconjeff

    Nitek Q Firmware

    Contact DR customer support. They has been helpful with mine.

    diveconjeff 08-03-2015 05:40 AM Go to last post