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by PapaZ
Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:11 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Sailfin Sculpin: Hoodsport, 8-29-09 (Video)
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Sailfin Sculpin: Hoodsport, 8-29-09 (Video)

Nice video of the sculpin showing off the fin action........relaxing music too. :bye:

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Octopus hole 8-25-09 (with video)
Replies: 6
Views: 395

Re: Octopus hole 8-25-09 (with video)

Nice vid! Glad to see the lion and bear are doing OK too.
"Octopi twirling"...........tired of tourist with bright lights! :dontknow:

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hoodsport
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Hoodsport

Some very nice dives last week in the Hoodsport area including Sund Rock walls.

Interesting critters too,

PapaZ

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by PapaZ
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: Introductions (New Visitors, Start Here)
Topic: new here
Replies: 7
Views: 498

Re: new here

Welcome to the great Pacific Northwest and great diving to you,

PapaZ

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by PapaZ
Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: Dive Travel - Planning and Adventure
Topic: Manta dive on the big island..
Replies: 10
Views: 1591

Re: Manta dive on the big island..

Good evening, My son and his wife did the manta dive from Kailua-Kona the first week of July. My wife and I did the dive on July 24th. We went with Kona Honu Divers. www.konahonudivers.com They have a great boat and were very good. Each of us took pictures and posted a video. Just do a 'search' for ...
by PapaZ
Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: Need a new neck seal after only 100 dives
Replies: 22
Views: 617

Re: Need a new neck seal after only 100 dives

Hood Sport 'n Dive Shop does a great job with dry suit repair and seals.

Ron does excellent seal work. Just had a new neck seal on my DUI. Give them a call.

http://www.hoodsportndive.com/

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Kailua-Kona Coast Diving
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Kailua-Kona Coast Diving

July 24 & 27, 09

The Kailua-Kona coast area is great diving.

Went with Kona Honu Divers, Dive Makai Charters & Jack's Diving Locker.
All are great outfits to dive with.

Here is one more video of some of the marine life at the sites.

Enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2F8IobnxFs

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Redondo 7-26-09 (with video)
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: Redondo 7-26-09 (with video)

Nice video of Redondo. Could have brought a couple 'egg yolks' topside and fried them on the concrete for an afternoon delight. :hah:

Stay cool,

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Maui 7/22-7-28
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Maui 7/22-7-28

Great picts!
Sure is nice to enjoy a little 'warm' water diving.
=D>

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Another crummy diving day in Kona.......
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Another crummy diving day in Kona.......

Great two tank dive with Jack's Dive Locker yesterday. Viz was only about 100'. Kicking and screaming and some serious scars on my posterior as they are dragging me to the airplane this afternoon to fly back to the mainland. :( :( :( Oh well, time to get some serious nw diving time with all the love...
by PapaZ
Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Introductions (New Visitors, Start Here)
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 9
Views: 442

Re: Newbie here

Welcome to the 'down under' world.

Enjoy the nice refreshing waters of the Pacific Northwest, then take a trip west and go see some of these.....

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PapaZ


:bye:
by PapaZ
Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Morning Dive & Manta Ray Dive - Kona, HI.
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Morning Dive & Manta Ray Dive - Kona, HI.

Some really 'high surf' and surges, but great down under. Here are a few picts and a short video (Manta Ray dive) m IMG_1458 cornet+ (Small).jpg IMG_1535 tangs 3+ (Small).JPG IMG_1557 manta + (Small).JPG IMG_1564 manta + (Small).JPG IMG_1576 manta + (Small).jpg IMG_1577 manta head + (Small).JPG flat...
by PapaZ
Sat Jul 18, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Viz Reports Thread
Replies: 3171
Views: 347881

Re: Viz Reports Thread

KVI Towers and Barges at Maury Island: 30+ feet viz.
Saturday - July 18th
Well done to Bandito Charters!

Papa Z
by PapaZ
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Manta Ray night dive--Kona, Hawai'i 7-6-09 (with video)
Replies: 22
Views: 836

Re: Manta Ray night dive--Kona, Hawai'i 7-6-09 (with video)

Nice vid of the Mantas.

Will see if they are still there in about 12 days and give you a report.

PZ

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by PapaZ
Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Octopus Hole 6-22-09 (with video)
Replies: 5
Views: 370

Re: Octopus Hole 6-22-09 (with video)

Here are a few more picts from Octo Hole dive Monday evening with Mz

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Pz
by PapaZ
Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Redondo 6/6/09 w/ video
Replies: 2
Views: 442

Re: Redondo 6/6/09 w/ video

Nice Red and Greens!


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by PapaZ
Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:01 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Graf Zeppelin Video Footage
Replies: 9
Views: 712

Re: Graf Zeppelin Video Footage

Thanks for the link. Great vid.

Sure could use their method of getting out of the water.
by PapaZ
Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Fish to id
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Fish to id

Thank You for the ID.

Very right about numerous ones in the shallows.

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:24 am
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Strobes......
Replies: 5
Views: 608

Re: Strobes......

Thanks for the information.
Really appreciated as open to all suggestions.

PapaZ
by PapaZ
Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: Fish to id
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Fish to id

Photographed this in Hood Canal about 10 foot level.

Would appreciate an ID.

Thanks,

PapaZ

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by PapaZ
Mon Jun 08, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: Info about PC Interface for Mares Puck computer
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Info about PC Interface for Mares Puck computer

Just purchased a Mares Puck Dive Computer and am inquiring about first hand knowledge of the Drak USB interface that can be purchased for it. The advertisments are kinda shallow in information. Interested about the way it interfaces with the dive computer and the actual 'log book' information it pro...
by PapaZ
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Strobes......
Replies: 5
Views: 608

Strobes......

Looking for a strobe to slave to my Canon PS 790 to use in our Northwest waters.

Recommendations and prices would be appreciated.