Help! Big Ooops on Roatan

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boulderjohn

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I just arrived for a week of diving at CocoView, to be followed by a week on the Aggressor. As I setup my gear, I realized that I had left my single tank adaptor on a table in my home office. No, I cannot uses either backplate or wing without it. When I went to the dive shop at CocoView to see about replacing it, the proprietor had no idea what I was talking about. I am renting a BCD for now.

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  1. Can anyone drive to my home in Colorado, get my STA off the table, and fly it down to Roatan in the next couple of days? I would pay $50--maybe more.
  2. Is there any place on the island where I can get a replacement STA?
 

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I am renting a BCD for now.
I'd borrow a maintenance saw and cut up the rental BCD to bolt to the plate. Just like rental cars, always take out full coverage, then you're not responsible. LOL!!
 
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What about 2 cam straps that go through the plate?
Believe me, they don't have cam bands, either. Even if they did, my wing has no slots.
 
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Can you rig up something else to work or find a welder to fabricate something?
Of course, if I could find a welder on Roatan, there would not be any cambands.
 

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I have two here in Belize. I'm going near the Int airport on Monday.
 

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I could put in on one of these flights
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