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Old 09-09-2019, 06:34 AM   #1
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radar How This Woman Started Diving in DIY Subs

How This Woman Started Diving in DIY Subs

Tight quarters in these home made boats.
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Old 09-09-2019, 07:11 AM   #2
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I wonder whether having hammered the hand cranks of the turret hatch to seal it up is a good idea in case you end up in an emergency...
I admit I would not accept an invitation to dive in this thing.
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:05 AM   #3
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She's either very brave or very crazy but good luck to her, rather her than me.
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Old 09-09-2019, 11:59 AM   #4
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Back in the day I loved to SCUBA dive. Being underwater teeming with marine life is such a wonderful experience. But in a sub? Ah no thank you.
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Old 09-11-2019, 08:50 AM   #5
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I wonder whether having hammered the hand cranks of the turret hatch to seal it up is a good idea

I think at the very least I'd have to keep that hammer on a tether.
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Back in the day I loved to SCUBA dive. Being underwater teeming with marine life is such a wonderful experience. But in a sub? Ah no thank you.
ACTUALLY, WHEN SCUBA DIVING IN A WET SUIT, WITH FINS ON, LOOKING OUT THROUGH A DIVE MASK, CHECKING YOUR DEPTH GUAGE, COMPASS AND DIVE WATCH FOR ELAPSED TIME..... AND DEALING WITH COMPRESSED AIR ISSUES ETC: U R THE SUB BBY! THROW IN A FRESHLY BAGGED 30-ILB LING COD ON YOUR KEEPER LEAKING CHUMMY FLUIDS ON THE MONTEREY BAY WALL AT AROUND 100 FEET AND NOW U R IN COMBAT IN SOMTHING ELSE'S FOOD-CHAIN....AND IT'S A DECOMPRESSION ASCENT WITH A MILE-LONG SWIM TO THE BEACH: HEAD ON A SWIVEL AND MIND YOUR SIX; REMEMBERING U LOOK LIKE A TASTY ELEPHANT SEAL(PUP?) IN THAT WETSUIT .....
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Old 09-11-2019, 12:28 PM   #7
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ACTUALLY, WHEN SCUBA DIVING IN A WET SUIT, WITH FINS ON, LOOKING OUT THROUGH A DIVE MASK, CHECKING YOUR DEPTH GUAGE, COMPASS AND DIVE WATCH FOR ELAPSED TIME..... AND DEALING WITH COMPRESSED AIR ISSUES ETC: U R THE SUB BBY! THROW IN A FRESHLY BAGGED 30-ILB LING COD ON YOUR KEEPER LEAKING CHUMMY FLUIDS ON THE MONTEREY BAY WALL AT AROUND 100 FEET AND NOW U R IN COMBAT IN SOMTHING ELSES FOOD-CHAIN....AND IT'S A DECOMPRESSION ASCENT WITH A MILE-LONG SWIM TO THE BEACH: HEAD ON A SWIVEL AND MIND YOUR SIX; REMEMBERING U LOOK LIKE A TASTY ELEPHANT SEAL IN THAT WETSUIT .....
You are in need to play Subnautica in VR. It gives you the creeps from DDAS (Deep Dark Abyss Syndrome).
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Old 09-11-2019, 01:07 PM   #8
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YOUR CONCERN IS DULY NOTED: HOWEVER THE 'WALL' JUST OFF MONASTERY BEACH AT MONTEREY IS 11,000 FEET DEEP https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monterey_Canyon ....THE BIGGEST, FEROCIOUS, EXCELLENT BBQ LING-COD ARE HIDDEN IN THE ROCKS AT ABOUT 100 FEET WHICH IS THE LIMIT FOR ME DIVE-WISE. DDAS IS A SECONDARY CONCERN BUT WITH ONE OF THESE FRESH ON YOUR KEEPER GWAS IS THE GREATER WORRY DURING A SLOW ASCENT FROM DEPTH TO PREVENT EMBOLISM AND A SURFACED SWIM TO THE SHORE IN THE KELP JUNGLE https://www.sdentertainer.com/news/young-great-white-sharks-have-taken-refuge-off-central-california-coast/THE OLD GREAT WHITES WON'T ATTACK ME OUT OF 'PROFESSIONAL COURTESY' BUT THOSE LEARNING YOUNGSTERS MIGHT MISTAKE ME FOR A TASTY SEAL PUP AND PUT A CHOMP ON ME WHILE FRENZIED BY A BLEEDING LING COD.....
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looks like a Greenpeace version of a Keiten. guess it could be called The Tofu Ten
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