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mgmonk

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Look up the thread about 100% Nitrox.... that should clear it all up.
 

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I'm guessing here, but I think it goes back to the fact that Nitrox is a specialty certification, not a "level".


I don't think it actually matters mgmonk. I just checked out my c-cards and they are exactly the same. Both AOW c-card and the Nitrox certification. I don't know... I tend to believe that PADI changes its card designs from time to time that's all. Plus they both write OWSI in front of my instructor's number...
 

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DevonDiver: Holy light-sabres Luke. We need to re-certify as members of the Force (with the correct number and letter designations on our cert cards).
 

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That would be "G"
 

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I don't think it actually matters mgmonk. I just checked out my c-cards and they are exactly the same. Both AOW c-card and the Nitrox certification. I don't know... I tend to believe that PADI changes its card designs from time to time that's all. Plus they both write OWSI in front of my instructor's number...

Guess I got the Willy Wonka gold card
 

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Mine got fishies on em with gold lettering. Hard as hell to read and see what they say. But I did get two nitrox cards after they lost my first AOW one. So I guess they figured two Nitrox, which make me good to 80%, is as good as an AOW card.
 
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DevonDiver: Holy light-sabres Luke. We need to re-certify as members of the Force (with the correct number and letter designations on our cert cards).

I believe that Dan Brown's next conspiracy thriller focuses on the mixed-gas diving community... It's called 'The Trimix Algorythm'. Robert Langon does a nitrox course on vacation and accidentally stumbles into a shadowy and secretive organisation. This organisation comprises powerful alchemists who guard the ancient and hidden formulae of magical gases ....
 

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What planet were you on when you did your Nitrox cert. That might be part of the problem.

:dork2:
 

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there is a lot of variety in the cards issued by PADI, I have five different styles!

1: the old grey face (and even then two different versions - my original Open Water cert doesn't even have french on it!)

2: MSD is gold

3: Dry suit & Nitrox specialties are gold with a reef picture

4: Gas Blender is a carbon fibre finish

5: All my cards from DM up to MSDT are black with a pic of a diver on the front. (I tell people that's me!)

Yup, theres a fair amount of variety. I guess the only thing that really matters is that when you show the card nobody disputes its validity!
 
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