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Forum: Solo Diver 09-04-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,502
Posted By tonka97
I have a 30 cf pony, and it came in HANDY one...

I have a 30 cf pony, and it came in HANDY one time at 85 feet. I will always love it!

I find that rigging the pony onto my 80 AL cylinder to be a pain, as it upsets my trim, and plan to convert to...
Forum: General Scuba Training Questions 08-31-2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,576
Posted By tonka97
Turn over on your back, keep your chest partially...

Turn over on your back, keep your chest partially inflated, relax and swim unlimited distances.
Forum: Complaints or Problems 08-29-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 25,062
Posted By tonka97
Here's my take: The larger a forum becomes, the...

Here's my take:

The larger a forum becomes, the more diverse it becomes. Both contributive and obnoxious.

There is a place for BOTH boards....my best solution is to judiciously use the "add user to...
Forum: Techies - DIR - Cave - etc. 08-28-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By tonka97
Everyone is different, and there are no hard and...

Everyone is different, and there are no hard and fast rules.

That said: Most likely yes. They are very popular with shorter divers for that very reason... and unpopular with taller divers for the...
Forum: Pacific North West 08-27-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,339
Posted By tonka97
Great photos! Thank you!:smiley20: When I get...

Great photos! Thank you!:smiley20:

When I get comfortable with my new (first) dry suit, I hope to dive the Sound.

Tim
Seattlelite 1979-1992
Now in WV
Forum: Surface Interval 08-26-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,234
Posted By tonka97
We live in an era, where you don't need to carry...

We live in an era, where you don't need to carry a lot of data in your head.:smiley29:

If the question had been:

Can you find a map of the United States on the internet?

The results would be...
Forum: Man Laws 08-26-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,344
Posted By tonka97
Turn her over.:smiley20:

Turn her over.:smiley20:
Forum: Surface Interval 08-26-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,952
Posted By tonka97
Reading about the events and deaths of Chris and...

Reading about the events and deaths of Chris and Chrissie Rouse in this book had MORE of an impact on my safety then any class I've taken.

The descriptions are horrific to me and I can't imagine the...
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 08-23-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,303
Posted By tonka97
In Bonaire, there were schools of these things...

In Bonaire, there were schools of these things that scared the bejeesus out of my group....these things can really squeeze and bite.

http://www.swapsale.com/Creature_From_Black_Lagoon_3.jpg
Forum: Man Laws 08-23-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,555
Posted By tonka97
The best? One answer. There is really only 1...

The best?

One answer.

There is really only 1 answer....


Arrogant Bastard
Forum: Scuba Stories, Comments & Questions that don't fit elsewhere! 08-21-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,484
Posted By tonka97
This is an area that a dive skin comes in handy!...

This is an area that a dive skin comes in handy! No entrapment...just sweet release on those long boat trips.

:smiley20:
Forum: Man Laws 08-21-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,290
Posted By tonka97
Don't you hate it when they eyeball you when you...

Don't you hate it when they eyeball you when you peel your wetsuit off, exposing your red speedo??

Sign me

OUTRAGED:smiley26:
Forum: Womens Issues 08-21-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,401
Posted By tonka97
I know a lady who is 102. She is nearly totally...

I know a lady who is 102.

She is nearly totally self sufficient, except for driving/shopping.

She does not have 1 gray hair, and has never used coloring.

Amazing!
Forum: Man Laws 08-21-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,472
Posted By tonka97
During half time at a Seattle Seahawks game, and...

During half time at a Seattle Seahawks game, and after at least 1 or 2? 'KING BEERs' (32 oz??) I really had to go.

In the rest room men were shoulder to shoulder at the porcelin urinals...not for...
Forum: Wetsuits 08-21-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,051
Posted By tonka97
I love my Henderson hyperstretch 3mm. It has that...

I love my Henderson hyperstretch 3mm. It has that 'gold' lining whatever, and keeps me quite warm even at depth; when I peel it off, I am totally dry!

Recommended!:smiley20:
Forum: Caribbean -> Central America 08-21-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,234
Posted By tonka97
I checked the December temps...same as summer (on...

I checked the December temps...same as summer (on the equator); I couldn't have been happier than with my dive skin. When taking a surface interval, I would just slip shorts and t shirt over the skin...
Forum: Techies - DIR - Cave - etc. 08-21-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By tonka97
Worthington HP X7-100 : Buoyancy: Full -10 ...

Worthington HP X7-100 : Buoyancy: Full -10 Empty -2.5
Doubles: Full -20 Empty -5 lbs

OMS Steel LP 85: Full -6.7 ...
Forum: Surface Interval 08-21-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,618
Posted By tonka97
I am a Registered Physical Therapist, currently...

I am a Registered Physical Therapist, currently serving a public school system and a home health agency here in West Virginia.
Forum: Surface Interval 08-21-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,618
Posted By tonka97
Great news story and video! I had no idea that...

Great news story and video! I had no idea that the mussels had been decimated. Thank you for your wonderful service to marine life!

A fellow mountaineer.
Forum: Techies - DIR - Cave - etc. 08-21-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By tonka97
Thanks for the replies! I am enjoying this...

Thanks for the replies!

I am enjoying this forum. Thanks Scubatoys!
Forum: Techies - DIR - Cave - etc. 08-21-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By tonka97
The discussion that led to my posted query:...

The discussion that led to my posted query:

"Double steel HP100s position too much weight on the upper part of your body, and you will be struggling to maintain horizontal trim during cave diving,...
Forum: Solo Diver 08-21-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,182
Posted By tonka97
Yes, if solo, then pony bottle, or doubles. My...

Yes, if solo, then pony bottle, or doubles.

My trusty pony has already prevented a bad situation! I will always cherish it!

:smiley32:
Forum: Caribbean -> Central America 08-20-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,234
Posted By tonka97
Hi to my fellow mountaineer! A dive skin was...

Hi to my fellow mountaineer!

A dive skin was plenty for me in July depths to 100 ft. What a relief to not have to change in/out wetsuit!! A 3 ml should be plenty for your trip.

I think the water...
Forum: Techies - DIR - Cave - etc. 08-20-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By tonka97
I think you're thinking of HP80s. Those are hard...

I think you're thinking of HP80s. Those are hard to trim out for anyone not shorter. HP100s make excellent doubles for nearly every application, and the vast majority of divers can trim them out no...
Forum: Techies - DIR - Cave - etc. 08-20-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By tonka97
HP double 100s/suitable for cave?

Are double HP steel 100s suitable for cave diving, or will they create a head down diving position, versus horizontal trim?

I have read where they are excellent for shorter divers, but wonder about...
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