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Lance Mckirdy
  • 34, Male
  • Queenstown Otago
  • New Zealand
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Good cylinder valves?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lance Mckirdy Dec 10, 2009. 6 Replies

Hi people,I am interested in knowing some thoughts on what cylinder valves/manifolds are good products.I need to import a bunch of valves into New Zealand and would like to get some products not from…Continue

 

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Adair Ribeiro Junior left a comment for Lance Mckirdy
"Hi Lance. How are you doing? I have talked a lot with my friends about the river drift... Can you send me pictures or video about that diving? Regards, Adair"
Jan 28, 2010
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Dec 12, 2009
Lance Mckirdy replied to Lance Mckirdy's discussion Good cylinder valves?
"Thats a clear explanation, thankyou. "
Dec 10, 2009
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Dec 10, 2009
Richard replied to Lance Mckirdy's discussion Good cylinder valves?
"When using a relatively wide swivel deco reg, the Thermo knobs are actually better than many of the shorter stubbier alternatives - at least with bulky gloves on. Reality is you probably won't notice."
Dec 10, 2009
Yazid Bin Ismail replied to Lance Mckirdy's discussion Good cylinder valves?
"Don't think this would cause any problem at all. "
Dec 10, 2009
James Mott left a comment for Lance Mckirdy
"Hey Lance, It would be great to meet up for diving. I’ve always wanted to get over to New Zealand. Let’s work on getting UTD over there! Let me know if you ever have any questions, you can email me anytime! Best of luck to you in your…"
Dec 9, 2009
Lance Mckirdy replied to Lance Mckirdy's discussion Good cylinder valves?
"Thanks Yazid for your references, I had been looking at thermo valves, I recently purchased an alloy 80 with a thermo valve.. The quality looks good but I am concerned that the hand wheels length may be obstructive when slung as a deco bottle. Any…"
Dec 9, 2009
Yazid Bin Ismail replied to Lance Mckirdy's discussion Good cylinder valves?
"Hey Lance, You may want to look at Thermo. They make excellent manifolds & valves. We used a lot of them here in Singapore. I really liked them b'cos they have slightly higher neck & longer valves so it makes it really easy to do valve…"
Dec 9, 2009

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What are your levels of training?
Instructor, Technical Diver, Scooter
Favorite Dive Sites (water, not internet)
Mikhail Lermontov wreck, marlborough sounds.Clutha river drift dive,central Otago..New Zealand
Your personal website:
http://www.divequeenstown.co.nz
About me:
I have been diving since 13 so around 17 years on and off. I am an active instructor and guide for a self owned dive company based in Queenstown New Zealand the adventure tourisim capital of the world. I am really motivated by seeing the direction UTD is taking and am inspired in my own diving practices as a result.
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At 3:11pm on January 28, 2010, Adair Ribeiro Junior said…
Hi Lance.
How are you doing? I have talked a lot with my friends about the river drift...
Can you send me pictures or video about that diving?
Regards,
Adair
At 5:44pm on December 9, 2009, James Mott said…
Hey Lance,
It would be great to meet up for diving. I’ve always wanted to get over to New Zealand. Let’s work on getting UTD over there!
Let me know if you ever have any questions, you can email me anytime! Best of luck to you in your diving!
James
At 9:01pm on December 8, 2009, James Mott said…
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