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by Cetacea
Sun May 03, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Diving as lockdown phases out
Replies: 4
Views: 1269

Re: Diving as lockdown phases out

Have you driven past a Walmart or Home Depot? Divers will never be an issue to this problem.. Go diving today, tomorrow and next week. We could have a giant dive party at X-beach and have no negative impact compared to one walmart!!!! Go dive!!!
by Cetacea
Fri May 01, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Mud, minerals, chemicals and time make for amazing bottle finds...
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by Cetacea
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Did you lose your gun?
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

Did you lose your gun?

If you lost this item I found it about a stones throw from the Old Town Tacoma Pier. Thanks, The Tacoma Bottle King.
by Cetacea
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Dive Insurance ....
Replies: 12
Views: 1627

Re: Dive Insurance ....

I used the travel insurance offered through DAN and when our dive trip was cut short because of weather, I was refunded for half the dive trip including my trimix fills, hotel and other related expenses. I’m sold on trip insurance as well as DAN Dive insurance...hope none of us ever need it..
by Cetacea
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: New Shearwater for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

Re: New Shearwater for sale

I should clarify. This is a Petrel 2 not the Perdix 2. There is no Perdix 2 yet. This computer doesn’t have AI.
by Cetacea
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: New Shearwater for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

New Shearwater for sale

i have a brand new Shearwater Perdix 2 for sale. The lowest I could find it listed was $849. Mine is for sale at $725. It’s new, never used, in packaging, under warranty, no tax or no shipping fees. Seems like a good deal for the last dive computer you will ever need to buy? Email cetacea97@yahoo.com
by Cetacea
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: "Trashure" huntin'
Replies: 6
Views: 897

Re: "Trashure" huntin'

Yes. Columbia River. We recovered 3 of these balt anchors. One was 6000 pounds and two were 3000 pounders....they are for sale on eBay and CL. Would make an amazing decoration at your house or business. My wife hates them so they are not in my yard.....YET!!!
by Cetacea
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: "Trashure" huntin'
Replies: 6
Views: 897

Re: "Trashure" huntin'

I had no idea how easy it is to float and remove trash until I recently invested in float bags. This 6000 pound anchor came up with very little effort. ( until we we reached the surface) There is not much you can’t float. If you do the math you will see that it takes about 1 and 1/2 tanks of air to ...
by Cetacea
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Sea Stars are Back!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1131

Re: Sea Stars are Back!!!!

I guess evolution has worked its magic and the strong survived and now there is resistance to wasting disease? I really hope this trend continues and we return to the days when you could hardly anchor your boat without pulling up your anchor and finding star fish (sea stars) attached to the anchor. ...
by Cetacea
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Sea Stars are Back!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1131

Sea Stars are Back!!!!

Over the last many years I’ve been so bummed to have seen all the sea stars dying off. I’d be lucky to see 1-2 during any dive near Tacoma. Last week I saw 100s if not 1000s off Owens beach area!! It was so awesome to see one or two every few feet and more species than I know. I’ve also heard report...
by Cetacea
Wed May 15, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: A week of deep diving in Nanaimo
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: A week of deep diving in Nanaimo

Wow. That’s some great bottom times. Guess I need to get on board with a rebreather. What’s your best practice for staying warm?
by Cetacea
Wed May 15, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Here are a couple recent finds from the sound. The whisky was found by a dive buddy and is estimated at $1000. (I probably swam past it thinking it was junk) there are still a few treasures to be found out there.
by Cetacea
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Love the post with the coffee cup filled with coffee. I have the espresso cup from the same ship possibly. Here are some treasures from sitka.
by Cetacea
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Recent finds...
by Cetacea
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh BBQ on the Beach
Replies: 15
Views: 1397

Re: ThThTh BBQ on the Beach

Sounds like such a great time. I can’t make it but if I did I could have supplied a few plates and some 100 year old green beans that I found in gig last weekend. Hope you all have a great bbq. Cheers!
by Cetacea
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Viz Reports Thread
Replies: 3176
Views: 354353

Re: Viz Reports Thread

February 13th at Tacoma waterfront was a chocolate mess. Decided not to dive because it looked so bad. I’ll fru again next week..
by Cetacea
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: Float bags
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

Float bags

I’m seeking about 10,000 pounds of lift capacity in lift bags to rent or purchase for a recovery project. Anyone have any to sell or rent or know a good place to start. Internet has bags from 50 pounds to 100,000 pounds for purchase. Buying used or renting would be preferred.
by Cetacea
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Seasoft Fined For Dumping Lead, Arsenic
Replies: 43
Views: 5035

Re: Seasoft Fined For Dumping Lead, Arsenic

I’m not defending or supporting this fine because I don’t know the facts, but I can say this.... fishermen accidentally dump thousands of tons of lead into our lakes and streams when fishing. I know of one spot on the Columbia where we can bring up 100 pounds on one dive. Hunters spray lead all over...
by Cetacea
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Dive Travel - Planning and Adventure
Topic: Going up to Sitka Alaska!
Replies: 12
Views: 3535

Re: Going up to Sitka Alaska!

You know I’ll be back for trip number 3 really soon. I’ll plan something for January. As always thanks for all your generosity, free air and sharing some of your secret bottle diving spots. Let’s add to our steamship cups and plate collections..
by Cetacea
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Thanks!! It’s a sickness. Let me know if you want to sell or trade those WTs..
by Cetacea
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Bottle diving! I did 3000 dives before I ever picked up a bottle. I burned through miles of velvia 50 film and identifies all those undersea critters.....then i found my first Hutchison blob top.. such a fun andventure collecting junk from the past!! If you want to dive in Tacoma some Wednesday nigh...
by Cetacea
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Bottle Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 78241

Re: The Bottle Thread

Those are really nice finds!! I’m not n export but I’d sat they would go for $80-$170 on eBay depending on who is interested.
by Cetacea
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Dive Travel - Planning and Adventure
Topic: Alaska
Replies: 11
Views: 3051

Re: Alaska

Don’t be showing them our secret bottles diving sites...
by Cetacea
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Secret Reef
Replies: 7
Views: 2500

Re: Secret Reef

You had me at secret!!
by Cetacea
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Alaska diving
Replies: 6
Views: 1293

Re: Alaska diving

I had a such a good time Dave. Thanks again for all that sweet air. I’ll be back up soon..