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Re: Need answer to something I've always Wondered About
You can embolize coming up from just a few feet. It doesn't matter if you are scuba diving at 100' or cleaning a boat bottom. It's a real danger when breathing compressed air (regardless of the source) and if you don't know what you're doing then you probably shouldn't be doing it.
Well, I'm glad they don't say that to tourists taking part in shallow-water "reef dives" available along most parts of the NQ coastline.. the resultant panic would shut down the entire industry.
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
Last edited by Classic30; 07-26-2013 at 01:07 AM.