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Old 28 February 2005, 17:17   #11
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RIBnet vs BIBOA

Having seen the photos of the award ceremony at the annual BIBOA gathering in the latest RIBlines, and comparing it to the satorial flair shown here, I think I know why there are two distinct organisations!!!

Seriously, thanks for the ideas. Has anyone ever been stopped by coastguard, harbour master, or RN in a case of mistaken identity
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Old 01 March 2005, 02:21   #12
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That helmet is my best friend on any day except the very warmest summer's day Bruce.
It's like having my own little cabin... a conservatory for the head

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Old 01 March 2005, 06:40   #13
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Hi Bruce,
Try a Lowe Alpine Moutain Hat (24)- It's fleecelined goretex, stays warm even when wet and has a peak and fold down ear flaps. Works well with goggles. Attach an elastic cord with toggle to the ear flaps (loops are provided) and the thing wont fall off now matter how windy it is.

I never go out without mine now - it folds up in the pocket and is so snug when you get ice cream head.

Gecko is good (if pricy), as is a Paramo Cap.

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Old 02 March 2005, 04:22   #14
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I just wear a Breton captains cap. It stays on up to fifty knots and Purrdy won`t go any faster. Oh if it`s snowing on the way out to the dive site up here in Fife (like last weekend, and currently) I wear a paintball fullface mask as well.

Tip.

If you wear neoprene glubs, wear a pair of those plastic glubs you get at diesel filling pumps underneath. It makes them a hell of a lot easier to put on even when wet and your hands are twice as warm. I have always suffered badly from cold hands as a diver and this tip has extended my diving season by six months in the UK.
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Old 02 March 2005, 04:29   #15
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If a Scandinavian or a Scotsman tells you what you need to wear to keep warm then you gotta listen!
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Old 02 March 2005, 17:06   #16
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similar to Lowe, probably

http://www.rei.com/product/47817810....S_CLOTHING_TOC

Mine works fine. Add an ear band when colder. j
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Old 02 March 2005, 20:08   #17
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Nice and warm, a little restrictive.

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