@Marie 13 reminded me
You've got fiores and earth quakes ....
Fires are in the large forest--- 300 miles north
Earth quakes last a millli-second
Chicago snow & sleet last 6 months
'I think it's important to note that Sam did begin his life as a Hoosier!! Happy Birthday Sam! "~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Once a Hoosier always a Hoosier !
After 70 plus years an Avocado. Eating, Prune Picking true blue Kalifornian
Good for him !
If he ever wants to part with it or you run across another one
E mail me ASAP
I have always had a soft spot in my heart for HK & the lieu family
A Bunns regulator would be a heirloom for me and my family
I am pretty sure one of the brother died with his boot on while conducting scuba class in one of the local International School many yrs ago.
Could be wrong though because my memory is not that great nowadays.
Bunn's diving is still around.
From my files.......
Diving death - Catalina island dive park
Regulator ; SCUBA Pro Mark IV
1974 Catalog Page17
Last catalog which Mark IV appeared
( 46 years ago ! (Time flies )
SCUBA Pro Mk VI -- Automatic Self Locking Yoke
Life time one owner guarantee of all parts
Agree 100% with @Luis H - re Voit Cable reserve
A little history on the "Cable reserve"
It was one of the innovations and "Improvements" of dive equipment designed by Fred M Roberts (of the book Basic SCUBA fame)
It was introduced in the 1963 Voit catalog on pages 6 & 7.with very little...
CVA is a local laymen's all encompassing term for Stroke or Heart Attack
Do not know age
What you read is what I have gleaned from local divers who knew him
Active and experienced are also a relative terms
Victim Rich Halpert - A new PADi Instructor - "Active SoCal Laguna Beach Diver'
Diving alone -Shaw's Cove ( why would an active 'Diver" chose Shaw's Cove ?)
Discovered floating but DOA
Indication is a CVA
3 "diving related" death this year/
1) Most recent
2) June 2020
@Sam Miller III thank you so much for posting your memories...you actually bought a tear to a grumpy old sailors eye then. I wrote a little note a few years ago called 'The last diver' when the last of my dad's buddies went to the great reef in the sky - the mad bastards dived the...
@John C. Ratliff
Very good summary !
"Dive, The Complete Book of Skin Diving," by Rick and Barbara Carrier 1957
John there are four distinct editions of Dive, The Complete Book of Skin Diving
each one revised by different authors and published a year or two later that the preceding editions...
Well written glimpse at the modern Hong Kong diving
I am disappointed that the author did not mention or give any credit to the herculean efforts expended by the Lieu brothers in establishing diving in Hong Kong.
Dive history and those who shaped it is like all areas in the world...
"All we need is for @Akimbo, @Sam Miller III and @Johnoly and a handful of others to chime in I think this one wins the “Thread of the Month” category".
I was alerted read the posts then reread them again-
You mist recognize I am just a slow talking --, slow waling --...
And you are so correct !
Do you have a picture of the cover of the log book and the space for the dime ?
And or the dime taped in the log book?
A little history
NASDS was created by the late great John Gaffney and was a very progressive program which...