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Bigbella's Recent Activity

  1. Bigbella liked tbone1004's post in the thread I Want A Bomb Proof Cold Water Reg!.

    and you can take the service class yourself if you are so inclined

    Oct 27, 2020 at 4:09 PM
  2. Bigbella liked Cdncoldwater's post in the thread Your adventures with DIY regulator servicing ....

    I’ve taken manufacturer training as I work at a LDS as a technician. I found that I learned the most on the first few with differences...

    Oct 27, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  3. Bigbella liked Rose Robinson's post in the thread I Want A Bomb Proof Cold Water Reg!.

    He Hello cleung, Poseidon, Jetstreams, northern Pacific, no issues, ever! I own two sets for doubles, two sets for sling bottles,...

    Oct 27, 2020 at 2:21 PM
  4. Bigbella replied to the thread Your adventures with DIY regulator servicing ....

    I initially started out, as the low guy on the totem, tasked with running various regulator components through the ultrasonic cleaner,...

    Oct 27, 2020 at 2:13 PM
  5. Bigbella liked lostsheep's post in the thread Post-Conception Disaster: what you learned & will change.

    I will get back on the Truth Aquatics boats as soon as I can to support the company. The change for me is only in the urgency to support...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 10:26 PM
  6. Bigbella liked broncobowsher's post in the thread Compass failure/accuracy in 3 slot console..

    And if you want to see something really ugly, find someone who put a magnetic console retainer on. Electronic compass is generally more...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 9:35 PM
  7. Bigbella liked tursiops's post in the thread I Want A Bomb Proof Cold Water Reg!.

    On an Antarctic trip we had 18 divers, each doing about 6 dives, each about 45-60 minutes long, and using probably 18 different kinds of...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 9:13 PM
  8. Bigbella replied to the thread I Want A Bomb Proof Cold Water Reg!.

    I'd go with the Poseidon Jetstream or XStream, for cold water. I have used them for decades -- Cyklons included -- and have never...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 9:01 PM
  9. Bigbella replied to the thread Post-Conception Disaster: what you learned & will change.

    I worked on both dayboats and liveaboards, in my youth; and had been a passenger of the Conception, many times, over the last few...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 8:51 PM
  10. Bigbella replied to the thread The "Great Service" Problem.

    I often thought about that myself, when I worked at shops, while in school -- especially the products that were, either frequently...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 5:03 PM
  11. Bigbella liked boulderjohn's post in the thread The "Great Service" Problem.

    Although this post/thread was inspired by seeing a thread praising Shearwater, I promise I am not referring to Shearwater. I am actually...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 4:40 PM
  12. Bigbella replied to the thread Torque wrench for regulator service.

    I am well aware of the need for periodic re-calibration; it was mentioned in my previous post. One of the Hazet wrenches -- the 4.0 -...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 3:34 PM
  13. Bigbella replied to the thread Torque wrench for regulator service.

    While a number of inexpensive torque wrenches are available, just make sure that you're not suffering, in terms of accuracy. I have a...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 2:12 PM
  14. Bigbella attached a file to the thread V Nose Block for OceanReef masks.

    [ATTACH] My apologies; I thought it was --based upon the striations -- whatever was the most common material used in 3-D printing....

    s-l1600-1.jpg Oct 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM
  15. Bigbella replied to the thread V Nose Block for OceanReef masks.

    Nice work. Have you considered molding / casting that nose block in some sort of silicone elastomer? Those in my masks, are a fairly...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 1:40 AM