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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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. At my stage of the game this manual is a godsend. Don’t do this people, you’ll look like a fucking idiot. But unless you’re prepared to go Alpinist, you are still limited to the available OC gas that’s on-hand and if shit happens that may well not be anywhere near enough to what you’d expect to use for a vanilla OC ascent.

The time now is She has done an outstanding job. I’ve alluded to the opposite and will expand on it when I get the opportunity. Results tromix to 6 of 6. 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.

CCR 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.

Ccf combines practical applications of diving to the CCR with helium-based mixtures.

This self-published page text is all but outstanding. 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. I will look forward to her next book. 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.


The information is extremely accurate and she has not taken any liberties here. Originally Posted by Major Clanger. Com Archive Privacy Statement Top. Anyhow, I don’t want to divert a very good thread with a tangent on personal preference but couldn’t resist so: I didn’t move to CCR as a gas-extender as a lot of people do; I did it primarily for the logistic advantages.

Results 1 to 10 of 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. No good movies on the plane Overall a rtimix read on tmx and deep CCR diving.

CCR Trimix Simplified — Book Review

Mel has done a wonderful job xcr this sometimes very confusing subject into plain english. 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.

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. You also need to think about what you’ll use each cylinder well not O2 for?

CCR Trimix Simplified

But, the information is applicable to all rebreathers whatever brand. Heliair Poor Mans Mix.

That gave me time to do an information dump from Mel Clark’s new book into my already packed brain. At first glance it looks like this was started as a cct manual for an agency but then jumps back to a practical text.

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Added Disclaimer as per nickb’s reply Is this your first visit? Had a 30 hour trip home and read through the manual twice Once between Detroit and Tokyo, then again on the flight to Perth.

Originally Posted by nickb. The time now is Last edited by JPTaylor; at Her discussions of dive planning, what-ifs, and survival options are reminiscent of the way Billy Deans would have trained someone. Simplifird you have an OC Trimix background this should cover it! All of the information is applicable to air – diluent CCR diving and open circuit diving.

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You mentioned CO2 as a throwaway comment – it needs to be expanded-on until people get tired hearing about it. Originally Posted by dwhitlow. I would highly recommend this manual to anyone that is thinking of getting into tmx and deeper diving on the CCR, its a good base to start and gives the basics to build a sound understanding on.

Looks like another late night tonight. The text is organized in nine chapters. Oh, and heliair is the diving equivalent of walking around with bog paper trailing from your sijplified. Mel Clark’s expertise really shines simpllfied this, her second text on the subject of rebreathers. If it could get in without me going “huh?

Originally Posted by Peaslake. Please amend, criticise as you wish!! John 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? Page 1 trimlx 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: