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I hope this reply didn't sound too terse, appreciate the input Carl!


At 03:04 PM 7/24/03 -0400, Marv Gozum @ JHN wrote:
>Good idea.
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>I have no qualms using silica gel, just isn't as easy to get a hold of as
>the method you mention below.  Its less predictable as if and when the gel
>saturates, you'll find out when the lens fogs during a dive :(  During the
>high humidity environment of summer and the southern hemisphere, dessicants
>will saturate eventually when repeatedly exposed and reused without time to
>desaturate, which maybe impossible in conditions at dive boats.
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>Now, if I could have a packet of reusable ones that I can prep for ready
>use and easy to get a hold off, I would use them preferrably, any ideas?
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>At 02:44 PM 7/24/2003 -0400, Carl Heinzl wrote:
>>Try taking along one of the attachments with a trigger to "squirt" air that
>>hooks to you lp hose and use that to help "flush" out the camera housing
>>just prior to closing it.  It will help remove some of the humidity in there
>>because the air in the tank is very dry.
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>>What do you have against using the silica gel packs?
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>>Carl
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>Warm regards,
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>Marv Gozum
>Philadelphia PA



Sincerely,



Marv Gozum
Philadelphia, PA