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  1. divin'dog

    recs for gopro vid light?

    I have a simple GoPro Hero with a stick and like taking simple vids but am thinking about getting a light for night dives and shooting into some spaces where the lighting may not be the best i.e. crevices, overhangs, etc. I was using my handheld light but that is a pain... I was looking at the...
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    Philippines safety in Dumaguete?

    I was thinking about planning a trip to Dumagete... I did my homework and ran into these travel warnings: Philippines Travel Warning Philippines travel advice - GOV.UK Travel Advice and Advisories for Philippines Excerpt from UK: "Terrorist groups continue to plan kidnap operations against...
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    Was looking for a Mandarin fish when I saw this...

    This is a quick 15 sec recording from Palau. I saw it and tried to record it swimming through the coral but only got glimpses of it. Does anyone know what kind of fish this is? It has me baffled... Is it a DaVinci Clown fish?
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    gopro filters size and color

    I have a GoPro Hero that my wife bought for me... Not a 3 or 4 or +, silver, black, but just a Hero like the one in the link below: https://www.amazon.com/GoPro-CHDHA-301-HERO/dp/B00NIYNUXO Whenever I look for a filter, it says it's for a Hero3 or Hero4, etc. I'm pretty sure the filters for a 3...
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    Sharp Eagle ZQ-9C

    I was just wondering if anyone had any experience with this light? Good? Bad? Click to see: SHARP-EAGLE-ZQ-9C I'm looking for an inexpensive backup for my backup...
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    Scubus S mask of the future...

    Anybody seen this yet? VIDEO: Diving Mask Of The Future? edit: already posted... sorry.
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    O-rings for flashlight?

    I've been reading where divers have been replacing o-rings on cheap ebay dive lights just to hedge against flooding. I bought one of those cheapie lights but cannot find o-rings to fit. Does not seem to be a standard size. I've looked online and in the big box stores. Nothing in the size I...
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    battery questions for 18650 vs AAA

    I just bought my first LED light that can use 3 AAA's or 1 18650 battery. I've tried to find comparisons but EE is not my forté. Can someone explain the benefits to me of using either types of batteries? I'm guessing that AAA's are a bit more expensive in the long run. What about power? Will the...
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    general purpose light?

    I'm looking to add a general purpose light... Night dives and day dives. Have read way too much about lights here on SB. :dork2: I'm looking for feedback on the 2 lights I'm considering if you have actual experience with them and what your recommendation might be as far as quality and...
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    Oct weather?

    For those of you who dove Grand Cayman in Oct, what can I expect for weather? Hurricane season? Rainy season? Temps? I did a search but didn't come up with anything too enlightening. Would appreciate your experience... Thanks! dd
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    Extending shore dive range with inflatable?

    Does anyone use an inflatable boat or raft to increase their range when shore diving? I don't mean using a motor and going out a few miles, but I was thinking about using an inflatable to paddle out just beyond our comfortable range to do a surface swim (1 mile+ or so) to get to other parts of a...
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    NEW Sherwood Wisdom 3 w/ Quick-Disconnect & Compass

    Brand NEW Sherwood Wisdom 3 w/ quick-disconnect and compass Color: Black It is still sealed in bag. Software disc and standard HP hose included. Console does have quick-disconnect. Lens protector is included. Item is new, unused. This is a great computer for recreational diving. Bought...
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    NEW Sherwood Wisdom 3 w/ Compass

    Brand NEW Sherwood Wisdom 3 w/ compass. Color: Black It is still sealed in bag. Software disc and standard HP hose included. Does not have quick-disconnect. Lens protector is included. Item is new, unused. This is a great computer for recreational diving. Bought it new and did not get a chance...
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    problem with Sherwood Wisdom 2 anyone?

    Went on a shore dive this weekend and on the second dive while on my way in, my Sherwood Wisdom 2 starts displaying a blinking display with graphics that make no sense. It goes crazy then goes blank! Luckily, I'm on my way in and know I have about 900 psi left and I only have 100 left to swim...
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    Winthrop or Manchester by the Sea?

    Is there any dive site worth diving in Winthrop, MA or Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA? I ask because I can get a parking sticker... What I've seen on google maps looks shallow and uninteresting but ya never know. Extra points if there are lobsters at the site... :-) If you dove in these towns what...
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    Anyone heard of Chef John's BBQ on Seven Mile Beach?

    I just got back from Grand Cayman... Stayed at Sunset House and ate most of my meals at My Bar, which is a good place for food, but I discovered a small BBQ stand on Seven Mile Beach that I wished I had known at the beginning of my trip. Has anyone ever heard of Chef John's BBQ? It is at the...
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    Lost: Small digital camera by Devil's Grotto, Grand Cayman

    My dive buddy lost a small cheap camera 2 days ago in the area of Devil's Grotto, Eden Rock... if you find it or something like it pls contact me with pic. He says he thinks it was a Rebel? Not sure. Camera is not so valuable but the pics would be nice to have. Thanks.
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    Sunset House consensus

    I'm thinking of joining a group to dive GC, staying at the Sunset House for 4 days/5 nights next April. Was wondering what the general consensus is about diving on sites where they would take us? I've read where some of the reefs are getting bleached (down around the Sunset House)... less fish...
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    Question for those w/MA lobster license...

    It's been a long time since I've had my lobster license but just renewed it online (look out bugs!). They use a new number system for the permit #. Mine happens to be my driver's license # which is 9 characters long. Am I expected to put all 9 characters on my tank? Before it was the last 4...
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    Marblehead Lighthouse

    Has anyone dove the lighthouse (Chandler Park) in Marblehead recently or within the last post from last yr? I read all the backposts... Thinking of trying it. How is it for lobsters? Also heard there's some boat traffic. If I stay away from the harbor mouth and go to the right side, is there...
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