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15l tanks

Discussion in 'Cozumel' started by flyboy08, Nov 28, 2019.

  1. cvchief

    cvchief ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I know Aldora has their own filling station. So they I think actually fill their 120 to the correct operating pressures. As for the rest, I would assume they use MerryD and get 3000 only. Still more though.
     
  2. Jayfarmlaw

    Jayfarmlaw Divemaster

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    I think their tanks usually run around 3400 psi, maybe a little higher if they had been setting in the sun, but quickly went back to 3400 ish once you dropped in. I don't know about the others. Aldora just works for us for our favorite dive masters(Jorgito, Sherrief, Dario, and Rich), pick up a block from our favorite hotel, big tanks, multiple fast boats so we don't get mixed in with brand new divers, surface interval at a beach club, the 43 foot Felicity in case the port is closed to small craft, and positioning boats on the East side in case of full port closures. While the big tanks and long dives are the primary reason we dive with them, we would probably still dive with them if they used AL80's like everyone else.

    Safe travels,
    Jay
     
  3. cvchief

    cvchief ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I know they do it right. I have been considered acting like I am eating at Casa Mission and then sneaking across the street to fill my 118 all the way with that sweet Aldora air....

    And they do have some fast boats. Almost as fast as the Maximus.....
     
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  4. ChuckP

    ChuckP Manta Ray

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    Maximus is smokin fast!!
     
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  5. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

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    It's a wonderful and comfortable boat. It's always a delight to go on on her, but I have to wonder how the owner affords to run her at her rates.
     
  6. couv

    couv Instructor, Scuba

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    OK, I'll bite. What dive op runs the Maximus?

    Is it Scuba With Alison?
     
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  7. cvchief

    cvchief ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Yepper.
     
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  8. cvchief

    cvchief ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Low overhead when the owner is the DM, I guess.
     
  9. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

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    The first time I went out with y'all, I asked her how she can run such a huge boat for only 6 divers. She told me she was a fool for buying it, but she does run a great Op. She does not waste fuel & time fetching divers in town of course. Got to get to the southern marina on your own.
     
  10. cvchief

    cvchief ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Yea it would cost more than cab fare to get the Max up to town and back.
     

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