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pyro

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first of all hello all! its been a couple of months since iv posted here, hows everyone? i got a suunto d3, so ill know how deep i go, and i was pleased to know that i can indeed go -20 :D

more specifically -19.3 @ 52secs.

i went to a dive school, i didnt really get to hold my breath longer, but i did learn some safety intsructions.

anyway, i am now in athens, i should be going to an island in a couple of days, i hope i can go to -30 this time :D

anyway, take care everyone!
 

Donna

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Hi Pyro,

Well done on your -20m - good feeling isn't it?? :)

Just a small word of caution - don't jump to -30 too quickly - I tried that and ended up having a couple of really nice samba's!!!

Have fun, take care, dive safe.

Donna :)
 

pyro

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well, if it took me one minute to get to -20 and surface it should take me a minute and a half to -30, and since i can do half 3 minutes, i guess it shouldnt be too dangerous...?

but the feeling is great, the thing is, 3 yrs ago i didnt had the dive computer, but i was 100% sure i did -20, so now i actually proved to myself that 20 isnt that much :D

(ok ok i wont push too far :eek: :D )
 

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I did 25 meters after getting suunto d3 with 1.07 dive time and that 7 seconds spent at the bottom so its a minute to go down and up.If i do 30 meters it shouldtake 1.15 seconds...But i will not push it that much for now...I rather preffer to be sure that i am ready. Once time when i practiced static apnea for a week:eek: i managed to get 4 minutes but i think its not wise to think you can go deeper by increased static time.
 

Donna

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Its not just about the dive time, adding depth increases pressures on the body etc. Sure having a good static time will give you the confidence to go to a deeper depth but if you're body is not ready to go to a deeper depth, it will not like what you are trying to make it do.... Listen to your body, believe me when I say it does tell you when you've pushed too far - I speak from experience!

Most importantly, make sure you have a good buddy with you who will know exactly what to do if a samba/black out occurs.

Good luck - keep us posted.

Donna :)
 

pyro

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the thing is that i am going back to england on the 15th, so i only have 10 days to go dive! and to be honest, -20 didnt feel deep at all, so, i dont know, ill try a -20 and then start going deeper by 2 meters a dive. as per a buddy, well i never really found anyone that is as crazy about diving as i am, so i guess ill be alone...oh well, hopefully theres going to be an update in a couple of days :D
 

Donna

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Pyro, please please don't attempt anything too much without a good buddy with you. If you samba/blackout without a buddy with you, you will be in real trouble....its not worth it. Push your limits yes, but NOT without a buddy....

You can dive in the UK - where will you be based?
 

pyro

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well iv been diving since i ws 11, and back then i only knew how to hypervent, i mean, if nothing happened to me back then it wont happen now eh? :D

im up north in bradford, its about an hour and a half away from manchestair by train
 

Donna

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Wrong.....but its down to you at the end of the day. If you're prepared to take the risk....

Donna
 
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