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Post Number:#1  Postby garthak » Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:02 pm

Hey I'm trying to organize a tech trip to the HMS Repulse and HMS Prince Of Wales between 15 March 2009 and 9 April 2009 let me know if you are interested. Will also be conducting tech training between now and then.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#2  Postby Snafu » Tue Sep 09, 2008 5:31 am

What is the price & what does it include?

Thanks.

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#3  Postby Sicko » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:23 am

Hi,

What sort of training will you or your organization be conducting?

On which boat?

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#4  Postby John F SeaDemon » Tue Sep 09, 2008 11:01 am

Oh yes!
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#5  Postby Nizaha » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:25 pm

i thought 1st post suppose to be introduction  :D :D

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#6  Postby Snafu » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:43 pm

Nizaha wrote:

i thought 1st post suppose to be introduction  :D :D

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Bro,

Intro done here http://malaysianunderwater.com/smff/ind ... 583.0.html

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#7  Postby Nizaha » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:51 pm

ahhaha... just friendly reminder!!! haha

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Bro: I sell my unit.. any buyer from yr side(Malaysia side) I'll in March next year..
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#8  Postby garthak » Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:03 am

Sicko wrote:Hi,

What sort of training will you or your organization be conducting?

On which boat?

Thanks

We will be conducting adv nitrox and extended range for sure not sure when yet but will keep you posted. Also everyone, I'm not sure about trip details yet need a lil more time to try and get a head count. I have 2 confirmed and need 6 in total to make the trip so mark you calenders and fill out your holiday requests.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#9  Postby aquaholic » Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:47 pm

Greg, count me in as tentative for HMS Repulse. Please finalise the actual trip date so that I can apply for leave. What to do...work to dive!!  :D
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#10  Postby John F SeaDemon » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:19 pm

aquaholic wrote:Greg, count me in as tentative for HMS Repulse. Please finalise the actual trip date so that I can apply for leave. What to do...work to dive!!  :D


Wah, at IIB can get leave meh?  :P :D :D :D :D
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#11  Postby HoleMaster » Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:31 pm

Greg, myself very interested but needs to train, train, train, train first.  [-(
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#12  Postby garthak » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:47 pm

HoleMaster wrote:Greg, myself very interested but needs to train, train, train, train first.  [-(

Where are you at in the diving cert world?
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#13  Postby HoleMaster » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:54 pm

garthak wrote:
HoleMaster wrote:Greg, myself very interested but needs to train, train, train, train first.  [-(

Where are you at in the diving cert world?


Very very new. Just got certified Deco Proc with Drew in May this year. U were there as well assisting Drew
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#14  Postby garthak » Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:54 pm

HoleMaster wrote:
garthak wrote:
HoleMaster wrote:Greg, myself very interested but needs to train, train, train, train first.  [-(

Where are you at in the diving cert world?


Very very new. Just got certified Deco Proc with Drew in May this year. U were there as well assisting Drew

Ahh yes. I do believe that was adv nitrox tho... You only need to do extended range to make the trip.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#15  Postby Snafu » Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:56 pm

What is the different between Advance Nitrox & Decompression Pro. & Extended Range?

What is the MAX depth of HMS Repulse??

As for HMS Prince Of Wales ..... How deep can you go with Extended Range cert.?

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#16  Postby evo5555 » Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:23 pm

What is the minimum requirement to join this trip? Certified decompression procedure or Extended Decompression or Trimix? What is the targetted diving depth for this trip and what is the planned bottom time?

Sorry i am not a technical diver but just curious.. ;)
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#17  Postby evo5555 » Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:24 pm

What is the minimum requirement to join this trip? Certified decompression procedure or Extended Decompression or Trimix? What is the targetted diving depth for this trip and what is the planned bottom time? Alot of penetration?

Sorry i am not a technical diver but just curious.. ;)
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#18  Postby putradiver » Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:58 am

Kind of interesting trip.  I would prefer to have trimix for this trip especially the Price of Wales.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#19  Postby Nizaha » Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:03 am

Hi Garthak.

Do you teaching extendad range with Air or trimx? I assume you PSAI instructor right??

Snafu..

Doesn't matter which wreck they go to dive Repulse or POW. I hope not on air..!

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#20  Postby Nizaha » Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:05 am

putradiver wrote:Kind of interesting trip.  I would prefer to have trimix for this trip especially the Price of Wales.


I've to agree with you putradiver.

Trimix way to go on both wreck anyways.. at least you just hanging around torpedo holes at Repulse which is exception.. But be safe, get proper gas to dives on those wreck.. When shit hits the fan.. at least yr mind clear set.!

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#21  Postby John F SeaDemon » Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:28 am

Normoxic is still okay I would think, given the max ATA is 7.6
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#22  Postby Snafu » Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:51 am

Zaha,

IMO Air would be OK for the exterior of HMS Repulse & penetration should be done on TriMix or HeliOx.

As for HMS Prince Of Wales(POW) ... TriMix or HeliOx should be the choice, exterior or penetration due to the depth & Low Viz.

The best will always be TriMix or HeliOx, as what you have mention.

FYI...Helium is expensive down here  :(

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#23  Postby Nizaha » Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:45 am

Syed K. A. wrote:Zaha,

IMO Air would be OK for the exterior of HMS Repulse & penetration should be done on TriMix or HeliOx.

As for HMS Prince Of Wales(POW) ... TriMix or HeliOx should be the choice, exterior or penetration due to the depth & Low Viz.

The best will always be TriMix or HeliOx, as what you have mention.

FYI...Helium is expensive down here  :(

:D



I knew that about helium is expensive.. I just think about narcotic at depth that all. I know many divers do it and done it, but if something happen well!!! bla bla bla.. but for new divers or new student who want to jump at Repulse with Air. I would say too risky.
Bro.. Diving suppose to be fun not suicide sports.! you know what i mean.

Why not just taking step by step, no rush.. That wreck ain't go no way!! taking proper course with proper gas not with AIR at that depth!!


MUW well know about safety diving forum all the member understanding about safety of diving, talk about safety, conservation, environment.. but if we didn't follow.. I just want o help our diving community going stronger and safer everyday.. that's all.

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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#24  Postby garthak » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:03 am

Syed K. A. wrote:What is the different between Advance Nitrox & Decompression Pro. & Extended Range?

What is the MAX depth of HMS Repulse??

As for HMS Prince Of Wales ..... How deep can you go with Extended Range cert.?

:D

extended range gets you down to 55m thats the max depth on the repulse, it is also a very good dive on the pow but not the bottom. psai did away with deco procedures and goes straight to adv nitrox which is 45m and all mixes with O2 up to 100% for decompression. extended range is more on narcosis management using air to 55m.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#25  Postby garthak » Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:36 am

Nizaha wrote:
Syed K. A. wrote:Zaha,

IMO Air would be OK for the exterior of HMS Repulse & penetration should be done on TriMix or HeliOx.

As for HMS Prince Of Wales(POW) ... TriMix or HeliOx should be the choice, exterior or penetration due to the depth & Low Viz.

The best will always be TriMix or HeliOx, as what you have mention.

FYI...Helium is expensive down here  :(

:D



I knew that about helium is expensive.. I just think about narcotic at depth that all. I know many divers do it and done it, but if something happen well!!! bla bla bla.. but for new divers or new student who want to jump at Repulse with Air. I would say too risky.
Bro.. Diving suppose to be fun not suicide sports.! you know what i mean.

Why not just taking step by step, no rush.. That wreck ain't go no way!! taking proper course with proper gas not with AIR at that depth!!


MUW well know about safety diving forum all the member understanding about safety of diving, talk about safety, conservation, environment.. but if we didn't follow.. I just want o help our diving community going stronger and safer everyday.. that's all.

Safe Diving
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Syed: don't get mad at me..  :D :D.

I've done 65m on air. It's no big problem. yes you get a bit narc'ed, yes trimix is a better choice but one can still make both dives on air and be A-OK. Helium is going for .25 sen per liter and O2 at .10 sen so a fill of 18/30 in a set of twins will cost about RM344 times that by 2 dives a day by 3 days diving. Your looking at a gas bill about RM2065 on trimix not counting deco gases. Air= Free!!!
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#26  Postby Sicko » Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:09 am

Guys, to be able to go on this trip, you should already be experienced enough or have the qualifications to decide on the gases to be used for such dives.

Let the individual diver make his/her own choice can?

If already qualified and/or experienced enough, he/she can use air to 100m for all I care...........
Anyone can do a dive to 100m or more.....
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#27  Postby garthak » Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:11 am

Ok everyone mark your calenders and file those holiday requests for 19-22 march for repulse/pow and 27-29 march for banka/k-17/o-16.
Max depths: (sticking your regulator in the sand)
Repulse= 60m
POW=78m
Banka=60m
K-17=54m
O-16=56m
bottom times are up to you based on your sac rate and buddies sac rates. All divers are required to dive with a buddy no solo diving.
Trip price is RM2400 per diver plus gas fills(Repulse trip). .25 He, .10 O2 per ltr, free 100% O2 surface supply @6m and 4.5m deco stops.
Banka trip is RM1200 + gas fills.

If you still want to come let me know your equipment and gas needs asap.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#28  Postby garthak » Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:12 am

Sicko wrote:Guys, to be able to go on this trip, you should already be experienced enough or have the qualifications to decide on the gases to be used for such dives.

Let the individual diver make his/her own choice can?

If already qualified and/or experienced enough, he/she can use air to 100m for all I care...........

Well said bro.
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#29  Postby HoleMaster » Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:54 am

garthak wrote:
HoleMaster wrote:
garthak wrote:
HoleMaster wrote:Greg, myself very interested but needs to train, train, train, train first.  [-(

Where are you at in the diving cert world?


Very very new. Just got certified Deco Proc with Drew in May this year. U were there as well assisting Drew

Ahh yes. I do believe that was adv nitrox tho... You only need to do extended range to make the trip.

Shouldnt i log more dives before doing extended range? Even with that, i still need more dives before even considering those wrecks. I believe its for experienced tekkie
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Re: HMS Repulse and POW

Post Number:#30  Postby Nizaha » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:02 pm

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I've done 65m on air. It's no big problem. yes you get a bit narc'ed, yes trimix is a better choice but one can still make both dives on air and be A-OK. Helium is going for .25 sen per liter and O2 at .10 sen so a fill of 18/30 in a set of twins will cost about RM344 times that by 2 dives a day by 3 days diving. Your looking at a gas bill about RM2065 on trimix not counting deco gases. Air= Free!!!
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Still cheaper around there compare here. weeks of diving with 18/35 with 3 stage still cost me $US 1500. [-( [-(

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