Trying to find the right CCR

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Joshua Smith » Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:36 pm

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verrinne wrote:My co-worker is a meg diver and has gotten me very interested in CCR, I know I cannot afford it till probably next Xmas or later.
My main choices for CCR's are
Meg, JJ's, rEvo, and Sf2. I want opinions and also other. Ccrs also, I want to find the right one.


Megs are local and your coworker already dives one.


And mine is for sale.
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Jeff Pack » Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:54 pm

ccrtec.com although the June 5th whirlygig isnt mentioned there...
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CCRs at the experience:
rEvo, JJ, Megalodon (and the new Meg 15), Optima, Shearwater NERD and more.

What this course offers:
A trial and hands on experience on the rebreathers (this is not a certification course).

When:
10 am on Sunday June 5th to around 4:30 pm

Where:
Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion
5303 228th St SW,
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

What is included:
Information on the rebreathers, hands on trial of the rebreathers, lunch (pizza and pop for lunch is included, if you like something else please feel free to bring it with you to the experience).

What to bring:
Swimsuit & full wetsuit. If you need any weight to sink in a pool with your wetsuit bring it and a weight belt, mask, fins, towel, scuba certification card (basic open water or above is required for pool dive), doctor medical release if you have any contraindications to scuba diving per standard scuba medical form that will be sent out with each registration.

Contacts:
Mel Clark
425-418-7426
scubagrunt@gmail.com

Pre-Registration Course fee: $60.00
Registration at the door $70.00 (space is limited so do not delay)

Send Payment via PayPal account scubagrunt@gmail.com or mail to:
CCR TEC
2108 132 St SW
Everett, WA 98204

Please indicate payment is for the Rebreather Experience in June.
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:28 am

Mel got back and shes having a rebreather demo june 5th its on Facebook
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:09 pm

For right now ill try to get ahold of mel and craig Brown and SW craig. And work with my buddy Randy Williams
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby CaptnJack » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:06 pm

Josh at Tacoma scuba is a Hollis dealer/instructor but those weren't on his short list
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:05 pm

Ive met craig at h2o show hes a cool guy but I wont go with the hollis rb's
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby dlh » Fri Dec 11, 2015 11:48 am

Craig is also teaching and selling Hollis Prism (eCCR) and Explorer (SCR) these days.
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby CaptnJack » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:12 am

Ask Mel clark (scubagrunt).
Or Craig at Silent world.
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:04 am

Who knows where to look for local ccr demos.
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:56 am

Yeah
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby CaptnJack » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:41 am

verrinne wrote:I think she teaches meg copis mccr


They don't really even make an mCCR anymore. Everything is based on the new Meg15 technology. You could get one used easier than new at this point.
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:29 am

I think she teaches meg copis mccr
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby CaptnJack » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:19 am

Jeff Pack wrote:Mel and a guy in Olympia Craig? Kiss,I dunno.

Craig Brown on Olympia is a Meg instructor. Former owner of Capital Divers
Mel Clark is a Revo instructor still (I think) and JJ instructor. I'm not sure she still teaches on the Meg.
Craig Willemsen at Silent World is a Kiss instructor.

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ljjames wrote:And then there are the TOS lungs... Meg without clutter :) <heart>


I don't want to give up being able to plumb in off board gas though.


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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Jeff Pack » Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:47 pm

ljjames wrote:And then there are the TOS lungs... Meg without clutter :) <heart>


I don't want to give up being able to plumb in off board gas though.
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Jeff Pack » Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:45 pm

Mel and a guy in Olympia Craig? Kiss,I dunno.
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Thu Dec 10, 2015 2:27 pm

In this area
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Thu Dec 10, 2015 2:27 pm

For instructors who is there to choose if I go with rEvo, Meg, JJ-ccr, kiss mccr
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby ljjames » Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:47 am

And then there are the TOS lungs... Meg without clutter :) <heart>
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Jeff Pack » Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:38 am

the only problem with the try days, is you dont know, what you dont know. I was set to get a revo after that, wouldnt even try the meg cuz of all the front clutter.

Now I have a meg. and all the front clutter as well :)
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

CCR discussion on Caustic Cocktails.

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Tangfish » Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:30 am

Yes, as CaptnJack says a CCR demo day where people bring units from different manufacturers and there are instructors there to help you try them out. I did mine with scubagrunt and it was great finding the one that was right for me (the Meg).

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby CaptnJack » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:31 pm

At a demo day. Locally they are few and far between
Someplace like Add Helium would be the quick route to trying many units, but they are in FL
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Tue Dec 08, 2015 2:01 pm

How would I be able to do that?
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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Tangfish » Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:50 pm

You definitely want to try the various units before making the decision. What works for one person may not work for someone else. The unit I had my sights set on unfortunately just didn't breathe well for me in the water, and I'm grateful for having been able to try it out before making the commitment.

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby Jeff Pack » Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:47 pm

viz wasnt very good on the way out, but on the wreck it was pretty good. Way better than the last dive on the bomber.
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

CCR discussion on Caustic Cocktails.

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Re: Trying to find the right CCR

Postby verrinne » Sun Dec 06, 2015 9:48 pm

How was your dive on the corsair today
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