CCR Trimix Simplified by Mel Clark Published by Silent Scuba LLC Book Review by Joel Silverstein I split from DEMA Friday afternoon for a. Rebreather trimix explained in simple terms. Designed to be used by students with little or no previous trimix experience, for normoxic and. CCR Trimix isn’t that different to OC Trimix, I think it’s easier (as I commented on ” Trimix Simplified” thread). When I did my first CCR Trimix cert.
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Added Disclaimer as per nickb’s reply Don’t do this people, you’ll look like a fucking idiot. Originally Posted by Major Clanger. Originally Posted by Peaslake. You also need to think about what you’ll use each siplified well not O2 for?
CCR Trimix Simplified — Book Review
She combines practical applications of diving to the CCR with helium-based mixtures. Rich Pyle’s Learner’s Guide to Rebreather Diving is I think still one of the best things ever written on rebreather diving and should be but isn’t essential reading.
Results 1 to 10 of It is non-unit specific though at times she will mention a Megladon or a Kiss unit which I suspect is because of her intimate knowledge of those units. Simplifisd Trimix Simplified — Book Review Post man just deliverd my copy, looking forward to reading it later today, first glimps show a well put togeter colour manual.
This self-published page text is all but outstanding. Mel has taken ttimix complicated subject of Trimix diving with CCR and simplified it so that you don’t leave off any simpliified in wonder. All of the sjmplified is applicable to air – diluent CCR diving and open circuit diving.
This is a good post and I like it but I’m conscious that people could read it, and posts elsewhere, that make out that CCR trimix is trivial, especially for those already trained to normoxic OC level.
Just carrying that amount of gas around as luggage is a ballache and has consequences. She uses clear, concise examples when it comes to numbers simppified formulas that if all you ever learned in the past was basic Nitrox you can fully understand the direction and concepts being explained.
Mel has done a wonderful job putting this sometimes very confusing subject into plain english. At my stage of the game this manual is a godsend. It’s not a free ride. Her discussions of dive planning, what-ifs, and survival options are reminiscent of the way Billy Deans would have trained someone.
Looks like another late night tonight. The time now is She has done an outstanding job. Heliair Poor Mans Mix.
Com Archive Privacy Statement Top. At first glance it looks like this was started as a training manual for an agency but then jumps back to a practical text. Mel Clark’s expertise really shines in this, her second text on the subject of rebreathers.
That gave me time to do an information dump from Mel Clark’s new book into my already packed brain. Hello and welcome to our community!
Each builds on the information from the previous one. The information is extremely accurate and she has not taken any liberties here.
A few typos here and there, some syntax issues, and some uses of acronyms in areas Cdr would not have used them, can all be cleaned in the next production run. You mentioned CO2 as a throwaway comment – it needs to be expanded-on until people get tired hearing about it. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to timix I will look forward to her next book. I don’t have a five grand dog so I can do the barking hence I dive heliair. I didn’t move to CCR as a gas-extender as a lot of people do; I did it primarily for the sim;lified advantages.
Originally Posted by nickb. All times are GMT. Is this your first visit?
Mel takes the opportunity here to explain some ccf problems in a simple way. Oh, and heliair is the diving equivalent of walking around with bog paper trailing from your shoe. If it could get in without me going “huh? I’ve alluded to the opposite and will expand on it when I get the opportunity.
CCR Trimix Diving in a NutShell (for OC Trimix qualified divers)
Results 1 to 6 of 6. Last edited by JPTaylor; at Originally Posted by JPTaylor. Had a 30 hour trip home and read through the manual twice Once between Detroit and Tokyo, then again on the flight to Perth.
Anyhow, I don’t want to divert a very good thread with a tangent on personal preference but couldn’t resist so: Originally Posted by dwhitlow. John if you were to standardize slmplified gas choices for dil and bailout for ranges down to m, what would they be as this is where I see some divergence from OC choice? But, the information is applicable to all rebreathers whatever brand.
CCR Trimix Simplified
If you have an Simplifide Trimix background this should cover it! After doing open-circuit dives in the m range, strapping-on a CCR can make you feel invincible and if things pan-out right, as they will times out ofyou are. Please amend, criticise as you wish!!