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    Does the lens get jammed on all RX100 models?

    I bought this housing 6 years ago from overseas. Not sure they they will honor support something that old. I was waiting for a better housing to come around, but anything that was better doesn't support the MKI/II given the change in popup flash position. I think the housing is not as robust...
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    Does the lens get jammed on all RX100 models?

    The return spring for the shutter button seem to be quite weak. I can stretch it, and after some squeezing, it reverts back somewhat. I might have to look for some stronger springs. Also, since the shutter depresser is offset from the external button itself, it seems to create some sort of...
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    Liveaboard and social distancing for Covid-19

    It was not like we were sheeps, just going along with what everyone else were doing. We assessed the situation, with only 8 passengers out of 18 capacity, it wasn't hard to social distance. And everybody had to have a negative covid test before entering the country. The risk would never be...
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    Liveaboard and social distancing for Covid-19

    I got to the Aggressor boat last as my group seem to be the only one that had to take the extra domestic flight. When we boarded, no guests seems to be wearing mask and such. We wore our mask through orientation and the wife said she was going to wear it throughout the trip, but with no other...
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    Liveaboard and social distancing for Covid-19

    I went on the Roatan Aggressor liveaboard around the end of Oct, not too much after the country opened up. They did require a negative covid test with a sensitivity of 98% or higher 72hrs prior to landing in the country. Long story short, I eventually got a rapid test that was actually the PCR...
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    Does the lens get jammed on all RX100 models?

    I guess I drown my cameras every few years, but due to my somewhat changed managing the o-ring technique (along with the white o-ring on current housing), this camera has not been destroyed by seawater yet.
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    Latest Roatan news? Re-open? Test requirements

    Most liveaboard seem to linger near the departure port for the first day or two, so late arriving passengers could still board somehow. We had T&C liveaboards where passengers that missed their flight were picked up on the next day from a beach via zodiac. I suspect they could also do that in...
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    Does the lens get jammed on all RX100 models?

    Maybe the Meikon housing placed an extra squeeze on the camera's body, thus causing the ribbon cable to have a sharper fold? I notice that housing pretty much relies on front and back pressure to hold the camera, while some other P&S OEM housings has rubber guides to hold and stabilize the...
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    Does the lens get jammed on all RX100 models?

    I usually don't touch my camera until it is close to a trip. So just a week or two before my planned trip, I took out my RX100 to check the time/battery, etc. The lens got stuck. I thought whatever lube, it is getting a little dry, so I forced a few on/offs and it seemed fine. But on my...
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    Latest Roatan news? Re-open? Test requirements

    Recently went to the Roatan Aggressor (in Oct). The requirement from Honduras was Rapid or PCR test with 98% sensitivity. I searched most places for PCR test and nobody could guarantee that I could get the result back in 2 days (need 3rd day as travel day since requirement is that it has to be...
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    Seac Icaro BC

    Hi, Still available?
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    Which of these islands has the best dives? (St Thomas, St John, St Kitt)

    Thanks for all the info. So it's either winging it at Coki beach or admiralty (which I might have used many years ago... It was someone who picked us up and dropped us off right in front of the cruise pier from their boat). So is navigation on coki Beach's Reefs easy? No swimming in the blue...
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    Which of these islands has the best dives? (St Thomas, St John, St Kitt)

    I called up Coki, they said its easy enough for experienced divers, just follow the shoreline. The only thing might be the visibility, depending on weather. It might be good to go on our own given it is the 1st dive of the trip and some people might want to acclimate, and if condition is...
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    Which of these islands has the best dives? (St Thomas, St John, St Kitt)

    I will probably do beach stuff on St John, just because of the dearth of dive ops, implying it's not really a dive destination. On St Thomas, might head to coki, either guided beach or boat dive.. just so I can some of the Northeast sites (unless those sites are lamer than the southern ones)...
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    Which of these islands has the best dives? (St Thomas, St John, St Kitt)

    DW got her way again and we are going to a cruise instead of an liveaboard/dive trip. The trip is coming up very very soon and only now did I start looking into dives. The other islands (Barbados (hopefully the Strav) and St Lucia), I will probably book some dives. The remaining 3 islands, I...
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    AB+C Cruise dive shop/location recommendations

    Although during my conversation with Divi Flamingo, they said they cannot accomondate me on boat dives, I just did a walk-in during my time there, and I did a self guided morning shore dive, signed up for a 1 tank afternoon dive, and then did an one tank night dive. We thought about doing 4...
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    Recreational Diving Poll - Gear Set-up

    I usually insist on putting my own gear together. On some of the more full service dive ops that advertises as doing everything for you, so you can relax and enjoy the trip, I usually insist on putting the gears on the tank, but frequently during SI where I might be doing something else, they...
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    "Dive" bags

    I used my Armor ballistic rolling backpack, was kind of a PITA given it had no pullout handle, but I frequently piggyback it on another regular luggage so it gets pulled by that one. We usually put 2 sets of gears in the bag, thus usually being right below the limit (maybe 60LB earlier on, then...
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    Solid fins vs flexible fins and air usage

    you should use these instead And use only your fingers instead of your hand or arm for propulsion. This way, you use the smallest muscle group possible. Also, before you enter the water, put a tourniquet on your waist to limit bloodflow to those large muscles which would do nothing except...
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    RX100 Mark 1, Meikon housing?

    The Meikon's dome is not a lens, but just a port. Its rear element doesn't project image like a WA wet lens does, where it has a limited exit pupil.
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