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Resort's " New Normal " Rule - No AIR 2 or diving your long hose

Discussion in 'General Travel and Vacation Discussions' started by beaverdivers, May 21, 2020.

  1. Mod63

    Mod63 Dive Con

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    I do not think that most of the measures taken in my home country are overreaching, in my personal case the meassures taken by my employer far exceed anything mandated.
    But this one specific example is so ridiculous. I do pre-breath both my second stages and actually do switch them during the dive for a couple of minutes, as I think there is nothing worse than a backup that hasn't been tested and used.
     
    chillyinCanada and txgoose like this.
  2. Edward3c

    Edward3c Instructor, Scuba

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    Even GUE are advising to dive using the secondary keeping the clipped primary for any OOG issues, here under "OUT OF GAS EMERGENCIES (temporary adjustments for non-training dives)".
     
  3. David Novo

    David Novo DIR Practitioner

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    Without clipping the primary, as that would seriously compromise time to donate.
     
  4. Edward3c

    Edward3c Instructor, Scuba

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    From the document:
     
  5. David Novo

    David Novo DIR Practitioner

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    I have to admit this may be my bad due to not being a native speaker. Thought "clipped on" would mean "clipped" and "clipped off" unclipped.
     
  6. Edward3c

    Edward3c Instructor, Scuba

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    Then they would have used the term "unclipped".
     
  7. hammet

    hammet Manta Ray

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    I'm guessing the majority of you guys who would insist on using their preferred primary donate setup would give me the stink eye if you saw me in CVS without my mask on.
     
  8. uncfnp

    uncfnp Solo Diver

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    So I wonder what the sidemount divers will do...
     
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  9. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Stop throwing lettuce at me! ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I did my first post-COVID cave dive last weekend. And the response to the air share question was basically in that rare scenario it is an acceptable risk.
     
  10. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Stop throwing lettuce at me! ScubaBoard Supporter

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    More than likely most teams will go for number 3, with no regulator sharing as part of the S-drill.
     

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