Scuba Obsessed

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September 10, 2019 00:57:07
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390 - Ric Mixter Interview

This is a special episode we recorded in December 2018 with Ric Mixter. Our intent was to publish that month unfortunately we had recording problems. Ric and Mack sound great, but we had to cut a lot of Darrin out. We are not sure that was bad. We ended up with a great intervew and the shortest bad scuba joke of all time. Guess the punchline... Ric Mixter Website - [http://www.ricmixter.com/](http://) Youtube - [https://www.youtube.com/user/AirworthyProductions](http://) Facebook - [https://www.facebook.com/AirworthyProductions](http://) Amazon - [https://www.amazon.com/Ric-Mixter/e/B003CSVZDS%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share](http://) Bio from Lakefury - [http://www.lakefury.com/ric-bio](http://) With dozens of appearances in two countries and three states last year, Ric Mixter is certainly one of the busiest maritime speakers, rumored to be the most requested historian on the Great Lakes. Visiting museums, libraries, schools and his live music concert “STORM”, thousands of audience members get a new appreciation for our unique inland-sea history through his spellbinding lectures. Millions of television viewers recognize Ric Mixter as a shipwreck researcher, diving over 100 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, including the Edmund Fitzgerald. He has produced over 30 programs for PBS and the Outdoor Channel, and appeared as a shipwreck expert on the History and Discovery Channels. He leads the pack when it comes to sharing our unique underwater resources with the general public, and thousands of dive show patrons and countless school kids know him as the energetic story teller who uses video like no other presenter can. His stories appear in books, magazines and in radio and TV news programs. Mixter’s YouTube videos have over a million views, covering shipwrecks in four of the Great Lakes and adventures in several foreign lands. Ric served as SCUBA cameraman on underwater expeditions to the Great Lakes largest shipwrecks, the Edmund Fitzgerald and ...

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September 05, 2019 01:25:44
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418 - Arctic Shipwreck - More Eerie Terror

**Divers Get an Eerie First Look Inside the Arctic Shipwreck of the HMS Terror** [https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/archaeologists-get-eerie-first-look-inside-arctic-shipwreck-franklin-hms-terror-180973011/](http://) **Franklin Video** [https://ca.news.yahoo.com/underwater-wreckage-hms-terror-080012860.html](http://) **AIDA Introduces First Aid Course Designed for Freedivers** [https://www.sportalsub.net/en/aida-introduces-first-aid-course-designed-for-freedivers/](http://) **Master Scuba Diver Challenge** [https://www.padi.com/dive/msd-challenge](http://) **Inside OceanX Part II: Underwater Filming and Lighting** [https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/archaeologists-get-eerie-first-look-inside-arctic-shipwreck-franklin-hms-terror-180973011/](http://) **The Great Lakes are a 'shipwreck time capsule'** [https://wjla.com/news/offbeat/under-the-great-lakes-a-shipwreck-time-capsule ](http://) **Private Subs Dive Flathead Lake For Local Researchers** [https://www.mtpr.org/post/private-subs-dive-flathead-lake-local-researchers ](http://) **The Future Of The 2,700-year-old Phoenician Shipwreck In Puerto De Mazarrón Hangs In The Balance** [https://murciatoday.com/the_future_of_the_2_700_year_old_phoenician_shipwreck_in_puerto_de_mazarra_n_hangs_in_the_balance_1079854-a.html ](http://) ## Potentially Cool Scuba Gear **New battery-free underwater IoT sensors explore oceans over long periods** [https://www.inceptivemind.com/battery-free-underwater-iot-sensors-explore-oceans-long-periods/8767/ ](http://) **Underwater scooter lets you zip around like a dolphin** [https://bgr.com/2019/08/26/underwater-scooter-discounted-amazon/ ](http://) **\'easy to use\' action camera — on sale for just** [https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/davola-action-cam-amazon-161805439.html](http://) ...

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August 29, 2019 00:57:07
Scuba Obsessed Bonus Episode - Ric Mixter Interview

Scuba Obsessed Bonus Episode - Ric Mixter Interview

This is a special episode we recorded in December 2018 with Ric Mixter. Our intent was to publish that month unfortunately we had recording problems. Ric and Mack sound great, but we had to cut a lot of Darrin out. We are not sure that was bad. We ended up with a great intervew and the shortest bad scuba joke of all time. Guess the punchline... Ric Mixter Website - [http://www.ricmixter.com/](http://) Youtube - [https://www.youtube.com/user/AirworthyProductions](http://) Facebook - [https://www.facebook.com/AirworthyProductions](http://) Amazon - [https://www.amazon.com/Ric-Mixter/e/B003CSVZDS%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share](http://) Bio from Lakefury - [http://www.lakefury.com/ric-bio](http://) With dozens of appearances in two countries and three states last year, Ric Mixter is certainly one of the busiest maritime speakers, rumored to be the most requested historian on the Great Lakes. Visiting museums, libraries, schools and his live music concert “STORM”, thousands of audience members get a new appreciation for our unique inland-sea history through his spellbinding lectures. Millions of television viewers recognize Ric Mixter as a shipwreck researcher, diving over 100 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, including the Edmund Fitzgerald. He has produced over 30 programs for PBS and the Outdoor Channel, and appeared as a shipwreck expert on the History and Discovery Channels. He leads the pack when it comes to sharing our unique underwater resources with the general public, and thousands of dive show patrons and countless school kids know him as the energetic story teller who uses video like no other presenter can. His stories appear in books, magazines and in radio and TV news programs. Mixter’s YouTube videos have over a million views, covering shipwrecks in four of the Great Lakes and adventures in several foreign lands. Ric served as SCUBA cameraman on underwater expeditions to the Great Lakes largest shipwrecks, the Edmund Fitzgerald and ...

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August 29, 2019 01:22:14
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417 - Scuba Gear Recall Review

## Recalls **Dive Rite Recalls Its Low-Pressure Regulator Hoses** [https://www.scubaboard.com/community/threads/dive-rite-lp-rubber-hose-recall.582605/ ](http://) **Voluntary Recall of The Mares XR Inflator** [https://www.mares.com/us-US/sports/extended-range/recall/](http://) **Shearwater Research is voluntarily issuing a recall for yellow wireless transmitters** [https://www.shearwater.com/announcements/voluntary-recall-notice-yellow-transmitters/ ](http://) **Huish Outdoors Recalls Buoyancy Control Device – Zeagle Sport** [https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/huish-outdoors-recalls-buoyancy-control-devices-bcds-due-to-drowning-hazard ](http://) **Sunnto Dive Computer Settlement** [http://www.suuntodivecomputersettlement.com/ ](http://) **Scuba Divers Knew of "Pedophile Island"** *In the waters near now-deceased Jeffrey Epstein’s private St. Thomas retreat in the Virgin Islands, there’s some decent diving, but when guides took scuba divers to spots near Epstein’s Little St. James Island, security guards would immediately walk to the water’s edge. “Everybody called it ‘Pedophile Island,’” says Kevin Goodrich, who runs Alternate Attitude boat charters out of St. Thomas. “It’s our dark corner.” On August 12, the FBI raided Pedophile Island to probe further into Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking ring.* **Restoration of 19th Century Firearms found off the coast of Newfoundland** [https://www.thescubanews.com/2019/01/17/restoration-of-19th-century-firearms-found-off-the-coast-of-newfoundland/#prettyPhoto ](http://) **Archeologists dive back into Franklin mystery** [https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/franklin-erebus-terror-shipwreck-archeology-arctic-mystery-1.5250185](http://) **First manned trip in 14 years to Titanic remains made by Triton Submarines of Sebastian** [https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/indian-river-county/2019/08/21/triton-submarine-sebastian-documents-titanic-wreckage/2071692001/](http://) **Historic 17th-century Dutch shipwreck discovered near South African beach** [https://www.foxnews.com/science/dutch-shipwreck-discovered-south-africa](http://) ## Potentially Cool Scuba Gear **360 Camera Or GoPro for Scuba?** [https://www.forbes.com/sites/geoffreymorrison/2019/06/26/360-camera-or-gopro-for-scuba/ ](http://) **Using a Transmitter?** If you have a wireless air-integrated computer, the transmitter, jutting out from the side of the regulator’s first stage, can look seductively like a tank handle to uninitiated boat crews, and they may grab it. Mounting it at the end of a short (six-inch) high-pressure hose avoids costly errors, but don’t also forget to install the little double-ended flow restrictor supplied with your computer’s transmitter, rather than the single-ended one for use when fitted directly to the first stage. ...

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August 22, 2019 00:50:18
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416 - Posed with Octopus

**Canadian military recovers, detonates, unexploded munitions from WW II shipwrecks** [https://www.foxnews.com/science/canadian-military-recovers-detonates-unexploded-munitions-shipwrecks ](http://) **Washington woman who posed with octopus on face hospitalized** [https://nypost.com/2019/08/07/washington-woman-who-posed-with-octopus-on-face-hospitalized/ ](http://) **3 World Records** [https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2019/08/05/three-diving-world-records-broken-in-manado.html ](http://) **Scuba divers to clean up Lower Harbor** [https://www.uppermichiganssource.com/content/news/Scuba-divers-to-clean-up-Lower-Harbor-523735321.html ](http://) **Finisterre works to invent first fully recyclable wet suit** [https://www.fastcompany.com/90387209/finisterre-works-to-invent-first-fully-recyclable-wetsuit ](http://) **Ancient Chinese shipwreck yields over 180,000 cultural relics** [http://www.ecns.cn/m/hd/2019-08-07/detail-ifzmsrxe1264785.shtml](http://) **'Circle Of Heroes' Underwater Veterans Memorial Open For Diving** [https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/circle-heroes-underwater-veterans-memorial-open-diving](http://) **Amazing archaeological discovery of 6th century BC anchor pole in Aegean Sea points to colossal ship** [http://en.protothema.gr/amazing-archaeological-discovery-of-6th-century-bc-anchor-in-aegean-sea-points-to-colossal-ship/ ](http://) ...

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August 08, 2019 00:56:00
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415 - Brain-Eating Amoeba

**Woman Shocked to Be Reunited With Prosthetic Leg After Scuba Diver Happened to Find It the Next Day** [https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/woman-reunited-with-prosthetic-leg-after-scuba-diver-found-it/](http://) **Alabama Goes to Court to Protect Wrecked Slave Ship** [https://www.courthousenews.com/alabama-makes-legal-move-to-protect-wrecked-slave-ship/](http://) **What Is Brain-Eating Amoeba?** [https://www.bustle.com/p/what-is-brain-eating-amoeba-a-doctor-explains-why-you-shouldnt-worry-about-this-summer-infection-18365575 ](http://) **Indiana University students diving for shipwrecks with NOAA** [http://www.wbkb11.com/indiana-university-students-diving-for-shipwrecks-with-noaa ](http://) **Shipwreck Gulf of Mexic**o [https://www.chron.com/life/article/NOAA-finds-two-unexplored-shipwreck-Gulf-of-Mexico-14252910.php ](http://) ## Potentially Cool Scuba Gear **A New Deep-Sea Robot Can Shape-Shift Into an Autonomous Submarine** [https://futurism.com/the-byte/deep-sea-robot-shapeshift-autonomous-submarine ](http://) ...

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