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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It’s not a free ride. A few typos here and there, some syntax issues, and some uses of acronyms in areas I would not have used them, can all be cleaned in the next production run. At my stage of the game this manual is a godsend.

Each builds on the information from the previous one. Mel takes the opportunity here to explain some complex problems in a simple way.

The time now is She combines practical applications of diving to the CCR with helium-based mixtures. The information is extremely accurate and she has not taken any liberties here. Results 1 to 10 of All of the information is applicable to air – diluent Triix diving and open circuit diving. Had a 30 hour trip home and read through the manual twice Once between Detroit and Tokyo, then again on the flight to Perth.


Mel has taken the complicated subject of Trimix diving with CCR and simplified it so that you don’t leave off any section in wonder. Last edited by JPTaylor; at Heliair Poor Mans Mix.

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Mel has done a wonderful job putting this sometimes very confusing subject into plain english. Just carrying that amount of gas around as luggage is a ballache and has consequences. Added Disclaimer as per nickb’s reply I am kicking myself I didn’t buy some more copies as I have had 5 pm’s from Aussies in the last couple of days asking if I have spares. The text is organized in nine chapters.

Originally Posted by dwhitlow. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Simplifide Jump to page: Oh, and heliair is the diving equivalent of walking around with bog paper trailing from your shoe. If you have an OC Trimix background this should cover it! 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.

CCR Trimix Simplified

The time now is Rtimix if you were to standardize on 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? You mentioned CO2 as a throwaway comment – it needs to be expanded-on until people get tired hearing about 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. Her discussions of dive planning, what-ifs, and survival options are reminiscent of the way Billy Deans would have trained someone. All times are GMT. I simplifiee look forward to her next book. She uses clear, concise examples when it comes to numbers and formulas that if all you ever learned in the past was basic Nitrox you can fully understand the direction and concepts being explained.


Originally Posted by Major Clanger. Mel Clark’s expertise really shines in this, her second text on the subject of rebreathers.

You also need to think about what you’ll use each cylinder well not O2 for? Looks like another late night tonight.

I didn’t move to CCR as a gas-extender as a lot of people do; I did it primarily for the logistic advantages. I’ve alluded to the opposite and will expand on it when Cc get the opportunity. Is this your first visit? But, the information is applicable to all rebreathers whatever brand. Anyhow, I don’t want to divert a very good thread with a tangent on personal preference but couldn’t resist so: