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Old 05-14-2019, 11:13 AM
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Got a call late last night about an Iphone that jumped off a boat and tried to commit suicide. Told him I would get it today. Got there at 10am and suited up. This folks is what the water looks like in marina's after all the rain we have got and high winds. Not pretty. However inside marina's it doesn't get clear on the bottom anyway, all muck. Water was about 7 foot deep.
Still another success story.





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Old 05-14-2019, 05:10 PM
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Deeee! Great pictures for us to see what you are up against!!!! So...You drop down into zero vis in the muck and trash of a Marina and try to gently hand find it? No gloves or dive hood in that cold water, you musta figured you were going to find it pretty much fastly...Good Lord...What manner of Man are ye?

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Old 05-14-2019, 06:28 PM
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Scuba to the rescue. Looks like some cold dirty water to be playing in.

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Old 05-15-2019, 12:13 AM
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Yes I thought I would and I did find it fast. Can't wear gloves as I couldn't feel it. I have been wearing a hood on longer dives but I figured this would be a piece of cake and I was right.

I just wanted to show folks that were interested what I am against in marina's. I will be diving in one on Saturday for a lot of items for different people.

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Old 05-15-2019, 06:10 AM
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Way to go!
I got certified last year and have all my gear ready to go this year. I am not ready for no visibility dives yet..Yikes!

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Another "whodunnit mystery" solved by ScubaDetector. Great pix and story as usual. You can't put a price on human-relations stories like this. They're gonna be saving you a spot next to Mother Teresa when you get to the pearly gates .
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Sooooo was the IPhone working after that long? Just curious since it like what IP67.... limited depth and duration in the water. Hey man......i noticed you outgrew your hair just like me. I just keep thinking ..... ive got to get into diving...... i mean im in Fl. Then i keep thinking..... whats the cost..... what can i find in say 10 to 15' of water ...... and on a public beach how welcome would i be out there at that depth? Thats just untouched out there.... we get close during the extreme low tides of winter.....but not quit. Curious ..... whats a tank of air cost you and how long does it last?

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I noticed that with a hood you have a bit less reflection.
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:19 AM
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I noticed that with a hood you have a bit less reflection.

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Originally Posted by bowwinkles View post
I noticed that with a hood you have a bit less reflection.
That's used as a multidirectional underwater light reflection device...no batteries needed!

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Man that looks cold. Good job!

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You did it again. You need time for yourself to dive and find more goodies. Good luck bud... KEN

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Man that looks cold! I can imagine the ice cream headache after a dive like that with no hood...

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Great pics Scuba, thanks is for posting all you do, enjoyable!

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Originally Posted by dewcon View post
Sooooo was the IPhone working after that long? Just curious since it like what IP67.... limited depth and duration in the water. Hey man......i noticed you outgrew your hair just like me. I just keep thinking ..... ive got to get into diving...... i mean im in Fl. Then i keep thinking..... whats the cost..... what can i find in say 10 to 15' of water ...... and on a public beach how welcome would i be out there at that depth? Thats just untouched out there.... we get close during the extreme low tides of winter.....but not quit. Curious ..... whats a tank of air cost you and how long does it last?
Dew, I bought my own compressor from a fire department. It was barely used and is 9cfm a minute. In 10 - 15 foot of warmer water it will last me a little over three hours

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Your killing it scuba! Great stories and great pics!
Funny I got a text today from someone asking if I could find some boat parts for them that fell off at the dock. No way.....

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Old 05-15-2019, 11:03 PM
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Your killing it scuba! Great stories and great pics!
Funny I got a text today from someone asking if I could find some boat parts for them that fell off at the dock. No way.....
You can always give them my number. I just ask for expenses including a plane ticket!

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Thats so cool and so crazy. It just trips me out what you could run into wildlife or surprise. I can't imagine the divers that are called in to find/recover bodies. I cant imagine seeing a foot in front of you and your face to face with a dead body.
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Old 05-16-2019, 07:57 AM
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Thats so cool and so crazy. It just trips me out what you could run into wildlife or surprise. I can't imagine the divers that are called in to find/recover bodies. I cant imagine seeing a foot in front of you and your face to face with a dead body.
IMPOSSIBLE to see a foot in front of you. You search by feel only. In order to find a body you have to feel it or a piece of clothing attached to it. In search and rescue I learned one thing.

There is only one good thing about finding a body underwater.



Nobody can hear you scream.

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