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DIRX is a DIR diving forum run by DIR divers for both DIR divers and those who are interested in learning more about our approach to diving. There is a lot of information around on the internet about DIR, we hope to bring it together here, at DIRX, into one resource which each of us can use.

So look around, tell us who you are, what you would like to see from DIRX, ask some questions, post reports of diving that you have done, or would like to do.

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» Another Tech diver is born

Oct 25, 2014 - 1:58 PM - by barnie
Today I officially became a DIR-certified diver, when I passed UTD Essentials of Tech. It took 3 months of hard work, but in view of that, passing becomes so much more rewarding. Next stop is UTD Tech 1 next spring
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» Gear Insurance Recommendations

Oct 24, 2014 - 10:51 AM - by Balanced Diver
Hi guys,

Looking to insure my CCR and other tec equipment. Any recommendations out there for good gear/equipment insurance?

Thanks!

-Tyler
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» GUE Cave 1 in France next year... any advice?

Oct 21, 2014 - 3:27 PM - by honu
Hi there!

I am super excited as I just signed up for a GUE Cave 1 next year in France (Lot).

Do you guys have any advice, tips etc. for this upcoming adventure?

For example, I am thinking about which gloves to take. I suspect that I'll spend a lot of time in 12C water, so I need... [Read More]
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» Looking for PSCR profiles

Oct 07, 2014 - 9:43 AM - by Zeus Faber
The Subsurface developer team (Subsurface | An open source divelog) is
working on adding PSCR functionalities to the integrated diving
planner.

To put it simply it will adjust your deco plan based on the calculated
ppO2 and gas comsumption.

The developers are looking for real data from existing deco dives to have
something to empirically verify the calculations against.
... [Read More]
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» Anyone know this Blending Stick?

Oct 02, 2014 - 8:10 PM - by Padrao
Hello

I have this blending "stick" which at first glance seemed a normal nitrox stick like many others on the market, but I'm yet to find out for sure whats the intake on the bottom that I signaled on the picture. The intake with the pressure gauge should be for the O2, air comes on top, and theres the hole for the analizer near the exit for the compressor. But the one on the very bottom??? Could it be for a trimix blending, and connecting the helium there?

... [Read More]
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» Equipment removal and replace

Sep 22, 2014 - 11:30 PM - by Cameron_R
Hi Everyone,

In November I'm going to do a crossover in to the Cave Divers Association of Australia so I can become a member and get access to all the sites around Mt Gambier in South Australia. One of the skills in the cross over is something new to me; equipment removal & replacement u/water (cylinders/harness only including stages).

How I am going to be able to do this beats me! I don't wear a weight belt so I'm sure I'll rocket to the surface in my drysuit, and... [Read More]
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» Aand another from Italy...

Sep 22, 2014 - 5:16 PM - by Pozz
Hey everyone! Have been lurking here for quite some time and i suppose it's finally time for an introduction.
I started as a Cmas diver 12 years ago but only diving regularly since 3 years, I then discovered Gue and found that I really like this apporoach to diving! Finally took fundies last november where I managed to get a rec pass, now I'm looking for like minded divers to, well, dive! and work towards a tech upgrade (and wherever that may lead...)
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» Hi from Italy

Sep 18, 2014 - 10:24 PM - by Nik100
Hi everybody, I'm diving since 6 year (started late on my forties...) I'm a 3* cmas certified and I'm working to get my fundamental pass...
Ciao


Inviato dal mio iPad utilizzando Tapatalk
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» Halcyon New Divelights Video

Sep 12, 2014 - 4:44 PM - by JP Bresser
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» Presentation from a Fundies candidate! :)

Sep 11, 2014 - 9:20 PM - by JFD_Diver
Hi all,

First, thanks a lot for this very welcoming scuba diving forum!

Before my introduction I took the liberty of opening a thread looking for a couple of buddies to join a fundies course in Malta around the 15th of November, so if anyone is interested, let me know! :D

Now, my name is Jose, I am a Portuguese guy living in Bracknell, but with a lot of travelling in my agenda! So, I get to dive all around! ... [Read More]
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