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by Magoi
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: A Game Changer in Underwater Photography
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: A Game Changer in Underwater Photography

Very cool piece of work. A good article providing a little more technical information is here: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sea-thru-brings-clarity-to-underwater-photos1/ The method requires knowing the distance from the photographer to the target to work properly, as the algorithm use...
by Magoi
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Diving Education (Recreational)
Topic: Murky Waters
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Murky Waters

The summer sun promotes the growth of phytoplankton in our nutrient-rich water. Abundant phytoplankton supports growth of zooplankton. All that plankton makes our summer waters a bit turbid.
by Magoi
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Trade HP100 for HP80
Replies: 4
Views: 378

Re: Trade HP100 for HP80

Trade completed.
by Magoi
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size SL
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size XL

Price drop to $250
by Magoi
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Trade HP100 for HP80
Replies: 4
Views: 378

Re: Trade HP100 for HP80

Email sent
by Magoi
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Trade HP100 for HP80
Replies: 4
Views: 378

Trade HP100 for HP80

I want to trade an XS Scuba HP100 for a HP 80. Want to get a lighter tank for my wife. Would prefer an XS Scuba of Faber.
by Magoi
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size SL
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size XL

Bump. Price drop to $300.
by Magoi
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: 2 HP130s for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 394

Re: 2 HP130s for Sale

Sold, pending final transaction.
by Magoi
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size SL
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Re: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size SL

Sorry for the typo on the subject line. The size is XL, Extra Large.
by Magoi
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: Zeagle Tech BCD, Size SL
Replies: 3
Views: 434

Zeagle Tech BCD, Size SL

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Zeagle Tech BCD (not the Express) in very good condition, Size XL. $350.
by Magoi
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade Dive Gear
Topic: 2 HP130s for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 394

2 HP130s for Sale

I have 2 Worthington HP130s for sale. The tanks have never been tumbled. Pro valves, but one is missing the insert. Both are Nitrox clean, with Hydro and VIP completed in June 2019. $300 each.
by Magoi
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Where to go on my next dive trip???
Replies: 8
Views: 727

Re: Where to go on my next dive trip???

This past March we did a week in Lembeh at Lembeh Resort followed by a week in Bunaken at the Siladen Resort & Spa. Both were excellent resorts. Our dives were guided, but each dive was at least an hour. The resorts and dive operations were very accommodating, so I am sure you could work out a m...
by Magoi
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Seasoft Fined For Dumping Lead, Arsenic
Replies: 43
Views: 3629

Re: Seasoft Fined For Dumping Lead, Arsenic

I dug out my old copy of Lange's Handbook of Chemistry. Lead oxide (PbO) is yellow. Lead chloride (PbCl2) is white. The milky stuff we are probably seeing from our soft weights is probably lead chloride (not definitive). It could form if some of the lead dissolved due to corrosion or some other type...
by Magoi
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Seastar ID Help
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Seastar ID Help

Thanks Janna!

I have his crab books and his free sculpin book. I will order this one now.
by Magoi
Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Seastar ID Help
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Seastar ID Help

I took this photo of a seastar near Orcas Island this summer and am having trouble identifying it. Anyone know what it is?

Thanks

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by Magoi
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: God's Pocket Situation
Replies: 25
Views: 3304

Re: God's Pocket Situation

YellowEye - it would be good to check on the Hideaway while you are there. I was at GP last August and we discussed the Hideaway. It is my understanding that the Hideaway lost their lease but have not closed their door. I was trading emails with Bill a few weeks ago and he had some openings in June....
by Magoi
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Striped Nudi Eggs
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Striped Nudi Eggs

Did a dive at the Junkyard a week ago and saw a bunch of Striped Nudis around. Got a shot of one that I believe was in the process of laying eggs.

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by Magoi
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: Travel Bag
Replies: 17
Views: 2107

Re: Travel Bag

Gdog -
I use this bag from Costco....
https://m.costco.com/High-Sierra-30%22- ... 63588.html
Works well, doesn't scream dive gear.


I am looking for a new bag, have worn out a couple. Is this one durable? Wheels strong? I usually am pushing the 50 lb limit. Need to pack my reg as I carry all my camera gear.
by Magoi
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Critter ID Help
Replies: 2
Views: 960

Critter ID Help

I was going through some photos from a trip to God's Pocket at the end of last August. I just noticed a hitchhiker on this Clown Dorid that looks like some kind of worm. Can anyone identify it? Sorry the photo is not sharper.
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by Magoi
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Muvi K2 found at alike cove 2
Replies: 1
Views: 625

Re: Muvi K2 found at alike cove 2

Nice find, too bad it was in bad shape. My wife once found a video camera on a headband, also at Cove 2. It had only been in the water a couple weeks, so I was able to charge it and see what it had on it. I saw a nice video of the diver who lost it swimming away as it sank to the bottom. However, I ...
by Magoi
Sun May 14, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Cove 2 Octo on Some Eggs
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Cove 2 Octo on Some Eggs

Did a Mother's Day dive with wife and daughter today. Lots of crap in the water, but we did find an octo on some eggs. Overall, a nice relaxing dive with a few different nudis.
by Magoi
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Dive Travel - Planning and Adventure
Topic: Dive Operators, Channel Islands
Replies: 4
Views: 1288

Dive Operators, Channel Islands

My wife and I are planning a trip to CA for early summer and we want to do some dives in the Channel Islands. Does anyone have experience with a good operator? Any recommendations on the best islands to dive? We plan on bringing our dry suits. Any suggestions or comments will be appreciated.
by Magoi
Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: ID Help
Replies: 2
Views: 948

Re: ID Help

Thanks Jan. I also thought it might be a coralline, but the frills/folds on the lower edge makes me think it may be a worm.
by Magoi
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: ID Help
Replies: 2
Views: 948

ID Help

Did a dive yesterday at Titlow and found this colorful critter (I think). Have not seen one before. It looks like it is thicker on top than on the bottom. It was about an inch wide, and I estimate about 2-3 inches long. Is it some type of worm?

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by Magoi
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Raw sewage pumping into the sound
Replies: 11
Views: 1772

Re: Raw sewage pumping into the sound

Based on what I have been able to find, they cleared Seacrest (Coves 1 - 3) and Alki Beach yesterday afternoon. For the bypass, King County was apparently only sampling at West Point and to the North (Golden Gardens & Carkeek). Carkeek was above criteria in the most recent report KC posted. From...