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Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 08-19-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Ron S
Stills from video?

I was just telling a co-worker about my search for a new underwater camera. He showed me some photos his brother took while diving in the Caymen Islands. He said he believes his brother takes video...
Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 08-19-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Ron S
Re: Really basic GoPro question.

Man, I can get the knock off, the SJCam SJ4000 without WiFi, which I don't need or want, for $62. A two year extended warranty through B&H is $13. A memory card's another $13. For what little I'll...
Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 08-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Ron S
Re: Really basic GoPro question.

That's a pretty cool video!:thumps:

I talked to Phil Herrandon. I recalled that he bought the Intova Sport camera awhile back. It's a GoPro knock off but has an LCD sreen and appears to be...
Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 08-19-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Ron S
Re: Really basic GoPro question.

Are you guys talking about the new, bottom of the line, $129 GoPro? The one that doesn't come out of the case? That's pretty much what I'm looking at. Also, it doesn't sound like I can just set it...
Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 08-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Ron S
Re: Really basic GoPro question.

So, is anybody using the new $129 camera for diving???
Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 08-16-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Ron S
Really basic GoPro question.

I've kinda asked this before, but as technology changes, so too will the answers.
I've been using a Canon camera in a housing but it died.
All I do is take a few stills while freediving. Don't...
Forum: Non-Gun DIY Projects and Customizations 08-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By Ron S
Banks Board straps?

Deleted. Problem solved.
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 07-28-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Ron S
Re: lowraance Elite 3x

Well to answer my own question, and for those of you on a tight budget, I got this finder and it works amazingly well!
Ron.
Forum: Off Topic Area 07-28-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Ron S
Re: What a powerful human really looks like

Wow! Not too many folks with that strong a life force. To survive all that, live that long, look that guy in the eye, and forgive him.
Ron.
Forum: Off Topic Area 07-27-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Ron S
Re: The "Lone White Male"

Really glad I don't work in that kind of area!
Forum: All About Guns 07-26-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ron S
Re: Rob Allen Trigger Mechanism Upgrade

And people wonder why I won't shoot much of anything but my Rob Allens.
I believe I'll call Vanessa at the Freedive Shop in the morning and see if I can upgrade at least one of my gun's triggers. ...
Forum: Off Topic Area 07-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Ron S
Re: The "Lone White Male"

And I've still got scars on the bottom of my foot from the broken beer bottle I ran over that night...:D
Forum: California Spearfishing 06-29-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By Ron S
Re: Shark incident at Fort Brag, CA?

I asked and he said he heard it from the local police department. Wonder why I can't find anything on it?
Forum: California Spearfishing 06-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By Ron S
Shark incident at Fort Brag, CA?

My buddy said he heard some freedivers got chased out of the water off the point at Mackerricher State Park, but I can't find anything about it. Anybody know the story?
Ron.
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 06-08-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

No, I didn't. I thought about it. The hole I drilled is just small enough that there's very little play. Also, the excess cable is coiled and tied to the box, so any pulling doesn't strain the...
Forum: Off Topic Area 06-02-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Ron S
Re: Sea Lion Problem

A little like Spotted Owl, but not as lean...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 06-02-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

Update: I found a waterproof box at Wally World for $8 that seals nicely and is just the right size for my battery. I drilled a hole just large enough to run the wires through, siliconed the wiring...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

Ok, I rigged everything up and headed to the lake. Since I wasn't diving and wasn't likely to get water in the yak, I just put the battery in the yak and ran the wires out the hatch and under the...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-22-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

I was at the local hardware store yesterday looking for dielectric grease for the unit's electrical fittings. Found it, and also found a sealed, 12V 5amp battery that looked like it would work well....
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-21-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

Robert, I see that the battery you are using is 3.2 amps. The guys over on norcalkayakangler.com were recommending a 7 amp battery. The 7 amp is bigger. If the smaller battery will last a day of...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-21-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

I learned that I was doing one thing very wrong. I didn't have the transducer at the proper angle. I didn't realize it needed to be oriented properly. Directions didn't specify. I rebuilt my...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-19-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

Well the saga continues...
I recieved a new holder for 10 batteries. Actually a two pack of the holders was only $7. Wired one up and loaded it with 10 rechargeables. Unit wouldn't turn on. ...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-07-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Re: Finder battery issues.

Hey thanks Joe. That's the other thing I've learned is that not all rechargeable batteries are created equally. I'll look into the more powerful batteries off of Amazon.
Ron.
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 05-07-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ron S
Finder battery issues.

I finally got my new Lowrance Elite 3 assembled and installed. I used an 8 AA battery holder, thinking that that would give me 12 volts. Then I looked at the rechargeable batteries I planned to...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 04-27-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,780
Posted By Ron S
Re: Inline fuse?

That's a great video! Too bad I didn't see it before I got started. I got everything put together and was looking foreward to trying out the new finder at the Triton tourney this Saturday. ...
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