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766,000 Views for DiverDon

Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:03 pm

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Diver Don and Dacor Nautilus

- Having dived (dove... diven) with DiverDon a few times at Fortune Pond, I've seen him operate his Dacor Nautilus first hand. Quite an interesting piece of Vintage diving history there. And he has it actually restored and working perfectly. The Nautilus works like a submarine ballast tank. You fill it with water and then set your buoyancy to neutral by squirting air into the ballast tank. After that and throughout the dive, a regulator automatically adjusts the air/water ratio in the ballast tank to keep you neutral at all depths. Don made this video of himself diving the Nautilus and it has gone VIRAL with over 766,000 views!
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The Freedom and Simplicity of Vintage Equipment and
Vintage Diving Technique are Why I Got Back Into Diving.

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Re: 766,000 Views for DiverDon

Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:32 pm

nice video Don :D

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