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Old 15 November 2004, 06:32   #1
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Christmas Present Ideas

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I mentioned this great thermal base layer a month or so back as divers think they are excellent, however I had not used any at the time.

Called Xerotherm by Fourth Element.

http://www.fourthelement.com/nz/imag...erm-page-2.jpg
http://www.fourthelement.com/nz/Xerotherm.htm

I bought some (100 - 130 ish) a few weeks back then went diving on the West Coast of Scotland. I wore the things the whole trip in and out of the water ... they where excellent. Lovely and warm, breathable and black (I looked like a fat version of "The Saint"!)

Great Christmas present for yourself if you are looking for warmth!

Anybody got any other good ideas for presents ...
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Old 15 November 2004, 06:37   #2
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The RNLI handbook is full of useful info for boaters (sections on navigation, first aid, engine problem troubleshooting, and loads more) and you get the satisfaction of helping the RNLI at the same time! Highly recommended!
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I wore the things the whole trip in and out of the water ...
Yeah the smell was terrible!

Ricky

(waiting for my christmas slap round the head from Andy!)
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I mentioned this great thermal base layer a month or so back as divers think they are excellent, however I had not used any at the time.
Called Xerotherm by Fourth Element.
Dylan bought one at the Southampton boatshow - I was going to buy one but I tried it on backwards and thought it didn't fit! . Its amazing how warm it is considering its thickness, especially compared to my bulky thinsulate. Dylans seems very pleased with it.
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Old 15 November 2004, 09:23   #5
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The RNLI handbook is full of useful info for boaters (sections on navigation, first aid, engine problem troubleshooting, and loads more) and you get the satisfaction of helping the RNLI at the same time! Highly recommended!
How romantic louise.....expect Richard will be buying you the 2005 RNLI handbook for christmas now
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How romantic louise.....expect Richard will be buying you the 2005 RNLI handbook for christmas now
Trouble is, I don't think he's that romantic though!
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I've just subscribed too.....

....R.I.B International at only 18.00. The first copy arrived today and I must say how pissed off I am at having missed out on it for the past 2 years or so. Anyway, if you don't have it ask the missus to buy it for you for xmas, you won't be disappointed.
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Look people your all becoming a bunch of sados (especially you louise)

An RNLI manual and a subscription to Rib int are not serious christmas presents are they, next your'll be suggesting a pack of flares or an EPIRB wont you, if i bought Mrs Rat an RNLI manual for christmas it would probably be my last with her !! for Godsake your all starting to sound like Phil Davies !

.......................I say it because i care ! ....................
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OK Bilge. What would you suggest then?
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What would you suggest then?
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