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Bryan
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Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:56 am

Here is the place show off photos of all your vintage diving equipment.
Doing it right should include some common sense, not just blindly following specs and instructions. .Gary D, AWAP on SB

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:33 pm

Great here's a little something

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:30 pm

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Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:43 pm

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Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:47 pm

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Doing it right should include some common sense, not just blindly following specs and instructions. .Gary D, AWAP on SB

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Melbourne and Sydney

Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:00 pm

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Porpoise rebreathers

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Lawson Lung 1952

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1951 Porpoise Prototype

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A Dry Suit Christmas 1959, Black Rock Skin Divers

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Same place, sometime later.

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:52 pm

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Thanx to Tom and Bryan just finished completing my early mistral turned down and overhauled now it can be used with all my Rigs (Thanx ) :)
Charlie

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:42 pm

SAND DOG IIPhoto by David Haas Photography, Inc

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SAND DOG III Photo by David Haas Photography, Inc

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SAND DOG IV

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SAND DOG V

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swimjim
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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:08 pm

Kickin' back after a dive on Lake Michigan. Summer 1977.

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:37 am

Rare Japanese Rocket (Rapid) fins
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Could be a prototype label on this Royal Master or mistake or who knows....Appears to be 100% original. I've never seen another one nor any stories or info on a what appears to be DA Aqua-Master blue on a Royal Master label.
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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:35 pm

WoW its a trip and a half seeing all this different vintage gear and Forum Members having a blast diving it .Thanx

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:04 pm

Gotta build a new harness for my favorite 50's doubles, a 1955 Seibe Gorman set. I guess I'll be contacting Simonbeans soon.

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Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:29 pm

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Sun Mar 13, 2011 3:26 pm

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Re: Vintage Equipment Photo Section

Sun Mar 13, 2011 4:16 pm

this r my only single hoser french La Spirotechnique aside from a poseidon cyklon metal that i use almost on a daily basis for my workouts local Gym (pool)

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