My new vintage gears blog

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stefeyme
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My new vintage gears blog

Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:54 pm

Hey everyone,

I'm beginning this new thing of blogging, the topic is Vintage Dive Gears - couldn't be anything else of course - with a special focus on restoration projects I have undertaken.

I have included as many macro-pics as I could, to showcase the different steps and the results obtained.

More than probably useless for most of you guys, though it might give ideas to new joiner like me of what is doable with limited means and time.

I hope you'll enjoy the reading!

Stephane

https://www.whatmattersiswater.com

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antique diver
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Re: My new vintage gears blog

Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:07 pm

Stephane,
That was interesting to read, and you did a nice job on the rebuilds! Keep up the good work. :D

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georgeaustin
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Re: My new vintage gears blog

Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:18 am

Brilliant. Very interesting read.

Squidlips
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Re: My new vintage gears blog

Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:27 pm

Good stuff.....Looking forward to more!

Thanks for sharing!

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8dust
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Re: My new vintage gears blog

Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:01 pm

Very nice, enjoyed it, Stephane!

and thanks for making it available in English :) After many years in primary & secondary school, the sum-total of my Spanish extends to "Is Susan home? May I go to the bathroom? & I want my keys." of course, if pushed, I can probably also manage variations on a theme such as: "Is Susan in the bathroom? I want the bathroom key. I want Susan. May I go to Susan's bathroom?" Sadly, the only response I'm likely to understand is a Si or a No....

Is your dive buddy is the video your daughter? I've eased my now 15-year old son into increasingly more adventurous dives the last 2 summers although he is not yet certified. Not sure which written test will prove more ultimately challenging... PADI OW, or Driver's License... :roll: :lol:

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stefeyme
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Re: My new vintage gears blog - SOS DECOMETER

Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:53 pm

Thanks guys, happy this post interested you and thanks a lot for your support!!!

Here is my last post about the SOS DCP decometre, I hope you'll find this interesting as well - "SOS DCP Bend-o-matic or game changer?"

https://www.whatmattersiswater.com/single-post/2017/03/19/SOS-DCP-Bend-o-matic-or-game-changer?fb_action_ids=726090080898274&fb_action_types=og.comments


For Fred, yes she is my 14 years old daughter, she is certified PADI OWD and CMAS 1 star and she is fan of VDH diving!!! I have no idea why!!! :D :D :D

Cheers!!

https://www.whatmattersiswater.com

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Re: My new vintage gears blog

Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:33 am

Really cool Blogsite Stefane!!! Love the Green "Trademark" story!
"Where'd ya get that ol' thang, don't cha' know them thare things ill kill ya!"

Live From the Red Sea,

Russ

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