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    Default The Spiegel Grove (video)

    This is easily becoming one of my favorite dives down here in Key Largo. I decided today to stop being lazy and take my camera so here is a video. It gets shaky if a few spots so sorry about that, hard to keep a steady hand and check all my gauges at the same time.

    For those who dont know all info about the wreck can be found here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Spiegel_Grove_(LSD-32)

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    Awesome video. I've always wanted to check this out, but what level of cert do you need to do it? I know it's pretty deep, to the point some people died there 5 or 6 years ago. Would it be one you'd recommend for recreational divers? Or really only for pros and experts like yourself?

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    None of the shops down here will let you dive it without at least a advance open water cert. Even then i wouldn't suggest it if you haven't been diving in awhile and don't have a low SAC rate. Would suck to get down to it and only have 5-7 minutes of bottom time because you suck air to fast.

    If you had 3-4 days off i would say do you AOW down here. Its usually the wreck they take students on for their deep and wreck portion of the class.

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    That must be a really cool experience especially being a student to see something this awesome.

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    Awesome video Wpns4l, what song is that?

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    Cool video. I think I'd be too scared to dive though.

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mario View Post
    Awesome video Wpns4l, what song is that?
    DJ Shadow - "What does your soul look like" Its from the Endtroducing album which is an amazing album.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jess View Post
    Cool video. I think I'd be too scared to dive though.
    We had a huge group of snorkelers on the boat a few days ago who saw a hammerhead shark. All the divers were pretty jealous.

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    Cool. Definitely something I wanna do. If I ever had 4 days off consecutively....

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    Default Re: The Spiegel Grove (video)

    Another video from a dive this past Sunday.


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