Increasing your odds of Success

Advice from Elon Musk to entrepreneurs (or anyone for anything – learning to test, program, build a company) on increasing the odds for success: Focus on something that will have high value to someone else and be rigorous in making that assessment. No wishful thinking. Being tenacious Work like hell…. 

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Hanging Bicycle Rack

Both the girl’s and my bikes were being stored on the floor against the wall inside my apartment because the one storage area I have is filled with scuba gear, tools and other “storage items”. Here’s how they were stored: I kept thinking I was wasting valuable floor space. Although… 

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What to do with all your Scuba Cert Cards

If you’ve taken a few classes or gone up the ranks in any scuba organization you start to rack up a serious number of certification cards. Each specialty gives you a scuba cert card as does each advancement along the scuba hierarchy. I’ve got over 14 certification cards including Open Water, Adventure,… 

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How to buy used Scuba gear online – Regulators and Octopus

At my dive shop I interact with a wide variety of scuba divers and inevitably someone mentions they’d like to save money by buying used scuba gear online. The problem with buying used gear online is that often the buyers and sometimes the sellers don’t know what things to consider, more specifically what you… 

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Why I got rid of my Aqualung Airsource 3

When I purchased a new BCD (buoyancy control device) I decided to go with the Aqualung Balance thanks to a few recommendations by fellow divers and because I liked it’s minimalist and streamlined design. The Balance comes standard with the Airsource 3 as it’s power inflator, the one design I didn’t like, so I purchased… 

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Replacing battery in Suunto Vytec Transmitter

Over a few months I started to notice my Suunto Vytec dive computer was taking a while to sync (20-30 seconds) with the transmitter and display my tank pressure. Some time later I was doing a surface swim out to a dive site and my computer showed FAILED for my… 

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