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Bigbella's Recent Activity

  1. Bigbella replied to the thread PADI Hate.

    The one which immediately springs to mind, is PADI's Dive Against DebrisĀ®, aka "garbage collection." A friend, who runs a...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 5:33 PM
  2. Bigbella replied to the thread PADI Hate.

    No one give a whit about one's C-card; can't recall the last time that I pulled the dog-eared thing out of the wallet. Just be a...

    Aug 10, 2020 at 4:03 PM
  3. Bigbella liked elgoog's post in the thread Monterey conditions. (let's keep it going ).

    First dive in 6 months!! Pretty low tide at Pt Lobos when we got in and the visibility inside the cove was worse than what I would have...

    IMG_0343.JPG IMG_0344.JPG Aug 9, 2020 at 5:43 PM
  4. Bigbella liked uspap's post in the thread Monterey conditions. (let's keep it going ).

    Did 3 dives at Breakwater today. Vis was kind of like bookends. First dive vis was so so. Second dive vis was great. Third dive vis was...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 2:05 AM
  5. Bigbella liked Scuba Lawyer's post in the thread TSA Courtesy Notice.

    I didn't know what a jj toy was either. Whatever you do, DO NOT Google "jj toy" and click on the Adult section. I will never be able to...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 6:27 PM
  6. Bigbella liked taimen's post in the thread TSA Courtesy Notice.

    They did. Me and my head were thoroughly inspected by a fully armed swat team. Quite a show, but in the end they were really professional.

    Aug 7, 2020 at 6:27 PM
  7. Bigbella attached a file to the thread Drysuit & Undergarment Recommendations.

    [ATTACH] My vote would be for the Scubapro "Climasphere" two-piece undergarment, which currently runs in the US 175.00 range (the far...

    9510155.jpg Aug 7, 2020 at 2:03 PM
  8. Bigbella replied to the thread Which mask would you recommend to Michael Schumacher?.

    My standard and free-diving masks are all Cressi-Sub, from Italy, since they can accommodate what my girlfriend once described as my...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 12:15 PM
  9. Bigbella liked Scared Silly's post in the thread 150$ full face dive mask?.

    Not a SCUBA mask but a SCBA mask S-H Ambient air hatch | Face Mask | Firefighting

    Aug 7, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  10. Bigbella liked Scraps's post in the thread TSA Courtesy Notice.

    I'm most proud of what I didn't say to the TSA one time. On the last of about five flights I had taken one week, a morbidly obese TSA...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 11:40 AM
  11. Bigbella liked Scuba Lawyer's post in the thread TSA Courtesy Notice.

    I put my 1962 twin 38 tanks in an extra large Pelican Case (valve/manifold removed) last time I flew from California to Florida to...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 7:29 PM
  12. Bigbella liked taimen's post in the thread TSA Courtesy Notice.

    here is one...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 5:31 PM
  13. Bigbella replied to the thread TSA Courtesy Notice.

    I have never attempted to travel abroad with any rebreather components, save for a CCR / OC computer that saw some brief scrutiny, in...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 3:20 PM
  14. Bigbella liked uspap's post in the thread Monterey conditions. (let's keep it going ).

    There is a team of 3 Cormorants that have been harassing divers for the past few weeks. The video is from Monday's dive. It is only a...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 9:58 PM
  15. Bigbella replied to the thread Monterey conditions. (let's keep it going ).

    Visibility was in the ten meter range yesterday -- both on the Carmel and Monterey side. Here's a brief clip from Can Carlos Beach,...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 8:02 PM