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Equipment SCUBA Diving

Balanced Rig and Neutral buoyancy

Exploratory view of balanced rig and neutral buoyancy.

Review of a real scuba diving accident.

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Culture General Scuba posts History

Mermaids are real- culture

Ancient sailors claimed to witness in deep oceans creatures’ part-human and part-animal. Maps are strewn with strange creatures likes mermaids and mermen.

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SCUBA Diving

Reparación de equipos de buceo

Taller de reparación de equipos, ubicados en Caracas.
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SCUBA Diving

O’Neil’s Surprise

It was an afternoon routine when I compulsive checked my e-mail; one email captured my interest. I could not believe what I was reading. Someone was making me a gift, a Cochran EMC-20H Dive Computer. At first, I thought it was a joke, someone was jonking my jeter… but I decided to reply and see […]

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Applications/App SCUBA Diving

Tech Deco

This is a good program with a subtle set of variables and characteristics. It’s well suitable for an Open Circuit Diver to use on the field for last minutes review and run different profiles. What is lack is an alternative windows to run second or third dives in the same day.

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Ratio Deco SCUBA Diving

Ratio Deco- doing the numbers

Example of Ratio Deco for 45 meters set point. 2 Method discussed.
45- 1:1

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SCUBA Diving

Dive Computers

A beginner guide What is underneath? Schematics of a Dive Computer Sensors/Clock → Storage Unit ↔ [Control Unit / Arithmetic and Logical Unit]CPU → Output [Display] A dive computer is a device that operated upon collected data, it is an electronic board which does arithmetic and logical operations accordingly with the programmed decompression algorithm and […]

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History SCUBA Diving

Ascent Rate: 60ft./min.?

Have you ever asked to your instructor how was calculated/ came-up-with the ascent rate of the tables or computer that you used? Do you think it reflects basic fact of human physiology? Well, the short answer is no. The selection was made by the USA NAVY based on a compromised between work and safety. At […]

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General Scuba posts SCUBA Diving Yoga and mobility

Joints Mobility

Why nobody teaches mobility in scuba? As divers we use a lot of equipment and, swim large distances underwater, plus need to handle situations like maneuvering the manifold, valves, cameras, etc. People tend to think that what they needs is a lot of muscles, but generally divers forgot about mobility. Joint Mobility refers to as […]

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General Scuba posts Interviews SCUBA Diving

Michael Menduno: The Journalist within

Michael’s work and how to connect with him InDepth magazine at GUE Alert Diver Online (Michael’s articles) Diver Magazine (Michael’s articles) Fourth Element Blog (Michael’s post) Shearwater Blog (Michael’s posts) X-Ray mag (Michael’s posts) aquaCORPS Pioneer Interviews aquaCORPS: Everything you wanted to know about the making of the magazine aquaCORPS (free mix issue download) 1 Curiosity […]

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General Scuba posts Interviews SCUBA Diving

Bill Stewart

Bill is an enhancer; he understands what needs to be done in the current state of the underwater-world. His love for the Philippines and for the western Pacific Ocean is well known. His passion for photography pushes him to travel the world, not only as an explorer of the underwater world, but also as an explorer […]

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General Scuba posts Interviews SCUBA Diving

John B. Griffith Jr.

A Conversation with a Veteran and a Wiseman It’s difficult to describe John, he is the embodiment of a hero, at the same time a Wiseman and a gentleman. He is veteran, writer and author. He travel the world engagement different cultures and absorbing them. He is an enthusiastic person with a lot to share… please enjoy. Click […]

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Decompression Theory

Understanding nucleation as a process and what divers can do to mitigate it.

Divers have a generalized concept that decompression bubbles form with ascent and reduced its sizes with a decrease in ambient pressure but this isn’t completely accurate, tiny microbubbles are already present prior depressurization. Which means that two factors should be present for the occurrence of DCS, micronuclei and supersaturation. Although our internal body have no […]