Rebreathers.....

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Sounder » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:12 pm

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Joshua Smith wrote:That equals 2.924 hours a day, every day, for 15 months.


Dude. That is just one 24 hour dive every eight days. Gives your gear a whole WEEK to dry out between dives. Duh.


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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by dsteding » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:06 pm

Joshua Smith wrote:That equals 2.924 hours a day, every day, for 15 months.


Dude. That is just one 24 hour dive every eight days. Gives your gear a whole WEEK to dry out between dives. Duh.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Mattleycrue76 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:05 pm

loanwolf wrote:That is the way I do most of my scooter dives. I just go in and go in a direction that may have something cool to look at. I have found many neat things doing long runs, 3 hr dives covering 5-6 miles or more. Having the hang time of a CCR is nice you can go with the current both ways and really cover some ground. One time I did get into a heavy rip so I settled into the rocks and took a nap until it eased up. Then continued the dive.



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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Joshua Smith » Fri Jun 04, 2010 8:27 pm

loanwolf wrote:
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loanwolf wrote:My unit has 1000's of hours on it



Greg- you've had that Revo for, what, 2 1/2 years, now? THOUSANDS of hours on it? I thought you said you did like 650 hours on it last year?


first year i turned 1250 hrs in November over 650 of that Mel and I had for time with classes together. 2nd year I had even more bottom time. the last few months is the only time my unit has been dry. Mel is teaching away and I have been busy on a few projects so this year my bottom time sucks so fare. That will change if we get the Sat diving contract to inspect the pipelines in CA. When you do not have to punch a clock and can do several hours a day of bottom time it adds up. Then through in some 4-6 hr long dives and it does not take long to get there.



OK, kind of bored myself, here. Started looking closely at this:

I know Mel and Curt were 2 of the first 4 Revo divers on the West Coast- they wrote about it at the end of February, 2008: LINK

And it looks like you went all the way through Mod3, full trimix, soon afterwards- the end of April, 2008: LINK

So, let's just say you started diving your Revo in March of 08. It's the beginning of June, 2010 right now. That would mean you've been diving it for 27 months.

You told us all that you had 684 hours of bottom time in 2009 in THIS THREAD.

So, assuming you meant you had 2000 hours on your Revo

And, since you already told us you had 684 hours underwater in 2009- that means that you had 1,316 hours over 15 months.

That equals 2.924 hours a day, every day, for 15 months.

All I can say is: Daaaaaaamn. I love diving, but I don't know if I love it that much. I don't know of anyone, anywhere, in the whole entire world, that dives as much- or as deep- as you do. Freaking incredible.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Joshua Smith » Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:52 pm

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Fishstiq wrote:Nah, I post from my phone while driving through school zones.



Watch out didn't the new texting law go into effect on the 1st.


The Fish is above the law. Besides, I have never seen anyone better at managing a severe hangover at work in a large semi while driving with his knee, peeing in a bottle, eating a half rack of ribs and texting complicated mathematical problems to post on the NWDC.



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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Sounder » Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:07 pm

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Pez7378 wrote:
loanwolf wrote:
Fishstiq wrote:Nah, I post from my phone while driving through school zones.



Watch out didn't the new texting law go into effect on the 1st.


The Fish is above the law. Besides, I have never seen anyone better at managing a severe hangover at work in a large semi while driving with his knee, peeing in a bottle, eating a half rack of ribs and texting complicated mathematical problems to post on the NWDC.


What? Joe doesn't have a pee valve in his truck?


He does, but peeing into a bottle brings back fond memories of family road-trips. I've even seen his ass hanging out the window while doing 70mph on a highway (granted, Lundy was driving). A sight I'll never forget and laugh about to this day.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Paulicarp » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:05 pm

Pez7378 wrote:
loanwolf wrote:
Fishstiq wrote:Nah, I post from my phone while driving through school zones.



Watch out didn't the new texting law go into effect on the 1st.


The Fish is above the law. Besides, I have never seen anyone better at managing a severe hangover at work in a large semi while driving with his knee, peeing in a bottle, eating a half rack of ribs and texting complicated mathematical problems to post on the NWDC.


What? Joe doesn't have a pee valve in his truck?

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Pez7378 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:14 pm

loanwolf wrote:
Fishstiq wrote:Nah, I post from my phone while driving through school zones.



Watch out didn't the new texting law go into effect on the 1st.


The Fish is above the law. Besides, I have never seen anyone better at managing a severe hangover at work in a large semi while driving with his knee, peeing in a bottle, eating a half rack of ribs and texting complicated mathematical problems to post on the NWDC.

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by loanwolf » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:58 pm

Fishstiq wrote:Nah, I post from my phone while driving through school zones.



Watch out didn't the new texting law go into effect on the 1st.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Fishstiq » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:13 pm

Nah, I post from my phone while driving through school zones.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Jaksonbrown » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:33 pm

Fishstiq wrote:
BDub wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:
loanwolf wrote:My unit has 1000's of hours on it



Greg- you've had that Revo for, what, 2 1/2 years, now? THOUSANDS of hours on it? I thought you said you did like 650 hours on it last year?


Dude...he's the Wolf....dog years. 650 human hours is 4550 wolf hours....WOOF!






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Quick math. 2.5 years is 900 days or 21600 hours. "Thousands" implies multiple, so at least 2000 hours. Averaged out, that's 2.3 hours (138 minutes) per day, every day, for 2.5 years.

Some comparisons; a 1/2 hour shower every day would be 450 hours. 2 hours a day spent cooking and/or eating would be 1800 hours. A 45 minute commute to and from work, 5 days a week (no holidays or vacation or sick time) would be 964.5 hours, 8 hours a day at said job would total 5144 hours.

No point, I'm just bored at work.



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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Sockmonkey » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:25 am

vbcoachchris wrote:Does Ratio Deco count? (No pun intended)

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Does Ratio Deco count? (No pun intended)

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by 2loud4u » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:16 am

Dashrynn wrote:You guys do math??????

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Dashrynn » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:14 am

You guys do math??????

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by 2loud4u » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:10 am

Fishstiq wrote:
BDub wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:
loanwolf wrote:My unit has 1000's of hours on it



Greg- you've had that Revo for, what, 2 1/2 years, now? THOUSANDS of hours on it? I thought you said you did like 650 hours on it last year?


Dude...he's the Wolf....dog years. 650 human hours is 4550 wolf hours....WOOF!






(I can't believe I just threw my hat into this trainwreck)



Quick math. 2.5 years is 900 days or 21600 hours. "Thousands" implies multiple, so at least 2000 hours. Averaged out, that's 2.3 hours (138 minutes) per day, every day, for 2.5 years.

Some comparisons; a 1/2 hour shower every day would be 450 hours. 2 hours a day spent cooking and/or eating would be 1800 hours. A 45 minute commute to and from work, 5 days a week (no holidays or vacation or sick time) would be 964.5 hours, 8 hours a day at said job would total 5144 hours.

No point, I'm just bored at work.



You do math problems when you are bored at work?? I can think of 1084 + 29 -4 things I would rather be doing when I get bored while at work.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Fishstiq » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:06 am

BDub wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:
loanwolf wrote:My unit has 1000's of hours on it



Greg- you've had that Revo for, what, 2 1/2 years, now? THOUSANDS of hours on it? I thought you said you did like 650 hours on it last year?


Dude...he's the Wolf....dog years. 650 human hours is 4550 wolf hours....WOOF!






(I can't believe I just threw my hat into this trainwreck)



Quick math. 2.5 years is 900 days or 21600 hours. "Thousands" implies multiple, so at least 2000 hours. Averaged out, that's 2.3 hours (138 minutes) per day, every day, for 2.5 years.

Some comparisons; a 1/2 hour shower every day would be 450 hours. 2 hours a day spent cooking and/or eating would be 1800 hours. A 45 minute commute to and from work, 5 days a week (no holidays or vacation or sick time) would be 964.5 hours, 8 hours a day at said job would total 5144 hours.

No point, I'm just bored at work.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by spatman » Fri Jun 04, 2010 6:29 am

Geek wrote:
Tangfish wrote:
spatman wrote:
Fishstiq wrote:Spatty, much love for a homie and all that :rr: , but everything you post, you post as a mod. Its all part and parcel. Phenominal cosmic power, itty bitty living space.


that's crap, dude. just because i work here doesn't mean i can't be a participant as well.


That's totally unacceptable, Spatty, you are expected to exude professionalism in concomitant proportion to your salary at all times. :slap:


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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by rjw » Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:29 am

BDub wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:
loanwolf wrote:My unit has 1000's of hours on it



Greg- you've had that Revo for, what, 2 1/2 years, now? THOUSANDS of hours on it? I thought you said you did like 650 hours on it last year?


Dude...he's the Wolf....dog years. 650 human hours is 4550 wolf hours....WOOF!






(I can't believe I just threw my hat into this trainwreck)



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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Geek » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:50 pm

Tangfish wrote:
spatman wrote:
Fishstiq wrote:Spatty, much love for a homie and all that :rr: , but everything you post, you post as a mod. Its all part and parcel. Phenominal cosmic power, itty bitty living space.


that's crap, dude. just because i work here doesn't mean i can't be a participant as well.


That's totally unacceptable, Spatty, you are expected to exude professionalism in concomitant proportion to your salary at all times. :slap:


Dock his salary!!! 2 weeks no pay calvin, that will teach him.... Make him sweep and clean the NWDC corp offices.... :penelope:
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Tangfish » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:06 pm

spatman wrote:
Fishstiq wrote:Spatty, much love for a homie and all that :rr: , but everything you post, you post as a mod. Its all part and parcel. Phenominal cosmic power, itty bitty living space.


that's crap, dude. just because i work here doesn't mean i can't be a participant as well.


That's totally unacceptable, Spatty, you are expected to exude professionalism in concomitant proportion to your salary at all times. :slap:

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Pez7378 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:24 pm

Burntchef wrote:
lundysd wrote:Jesus.

(internet) diving in the PNW is like watching a National Geographic Soap Opera Reality TV Porno. It's a complete charlie foxtrot that amuses, entertains, enlightens (occasionally), and brings tears to my eyes, and no matter how hard I try to turn it off, I just can't turn away and stop reading.

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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by loanwolf » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:19 pm

Joshua Smith wrote:
loanwolf wrote:My unit has 1000's of hours on it



Greg- you've had that Revo for, what, 2 1/2 years, now? THOUSANDS of hours on it? I thought you said you did like 650 hours on it last year?


first year i turned 1250 hrs in November over 650 of that Mel and I had for time with classes together. 2nd year I had even more bottom time. the last few months is the only time my unit has been dry. Mel is teaching away and I have been busy on a few projects so this year my bottom time sucks so fare. That will change if we get the Sat diving contract to inspect the pipelines in CA. When you do not have to punch a clock and can do several hours a day of bottom time it adds up. Then through in some 4-6 hr long dives and it does not take long to get there.
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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by Burntchef » Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:15 pm

lundysd wrote:Jesus.

(internet) diving in the PNW is like watching a National Geographic Soap Opera Reality TV Porno. It's a complete charlie foxtrot that amuses, entertains, enlightens (occasionally), and brings tears to my eyes, and no matter how hard I try to turn it off, I just can't turn away and stop reading.

Carry on naturalist soldier dickswinging scholar alpha (fe)males, carry on.


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Re: Rebreathers.....

Post by lundysd » Thu Jun 03, 2010 7:44 pm

Jesus.

(internet) diving in the PNW is like watching a National Geographic Soap Opera Reality TV Porno. It's a complete charlie foxtrot that amuses, entertains, enlightens (occasionally), and brings tears to my eyes, and no matter how hard I try to turn it off, I just can't turn away and stop reading.

Carry on naturalist soldier dickswinging scholar alpha (fe)males, carry on.

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