Posted by Chuck Tribolet on February 16, 2005 at 19:35:21:
In Reply to: I said IF posted by northcoast diver on February 16, 2005 at 15:10:39:
The only place "if" occurs in the post to which I
"if you are also wearing single 80 cu ft tanks each"
which has (almost) nothing to do with what PSI you
leave the bottom.
You cited two examples, one (thirds) irrelevant,
one (1000 PSI) dangerous.
Your advice is dangerous. Which is why you got
bent doing dumb stuff. See:
And you got thrown out of the dive club we
both belonged to (and I still belong, although
Adm. Linda has made me an alumni, sorta).
And lest you deny you got bent, from:
Posted by CalAbDiver on August 07, 2001 at 13:47:47:
"one day while testing the limits of my own fairly new
> diving computer, a Suunto Vyper, i did three very deep
> repetitive dives to 173 fsw, 116 fsw and 107 fsw (as best
> as i can remember without accessing my dive log), staying
> at each of those depths for only as long as the Suunto
> allowed me to without triggering decompression ceilings. it
> came out to be something like 3 mins, 5 mins, and 7 mins
> plus descent time, from what i can recall. i made safety
> stops at 1/2 step egressions on each dive, 3 minutes each.
> the Suunto required nothing more than a 3 min safety stop
> at 15 fsw on each dive, although my total dive times were
> upwards of 20 mins on each dive.
> i ended up with a strong case of Type I DCS, and was sick
> in bed all week with flu-like sypmtoms. thats when i
> decided to add more personal features to the Suunto dive
> modes, the original objective having been to evaluate the
> appropriateness of the dive computer decompression model
> and settings." You forgot the tunnel though, a very
> important piece to your story here, you also forgot the
> solo part.
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