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runez

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #10 on: 09 May 13, 01:15 »
This is the info I got last week when I popped by Outram Pool for an enquiry:

Phone: 6782 1300
Email: swimming@greatwhite.com.sg

Tue - Thu: 6.30pm - 10.00pm ($25)
Sat: 2.30pm - 7.00pm ($28)
Sun: 9.00am - 3.00pm ($28)
Mon & Fri: Closed for Scuba

Prices include one tank & weights.

Pool sessions are possible at SAFRA Mt Faber as well, but I understand you need to book 3 days in advance and I don't have the contact for that one..
« Last Edit: 03 Jun 13, 22:34 by runez »
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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #11 on: 18 Aug 13, 22:14 »
I read the earlier thread and it mentioned can borrow regs there, still possible?

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #12 on: 19 Aug 13, 23:47 »
I read the earlier thread and it mentioned can borrow regs there, still possible?
Not that I know of...

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #13 on: 07 Sep 13, 17:45 »
Anyone knows if you can still just walk in and pay the guy behind the grand stand for tanks and weights and then just hop in the pool ?

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #14 on: 07 Sep 13, 18:21 »
Yes.
Just follow the timing

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #15 on: 15 Oct 13, 11:15 »
Hi all, does any bro happen to know if the pool is open for scuba on public holiday?

I have tried calling but could not get through.

 TIA ;)
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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #16 on: 08 Nov 13, 20:22 »
they are closed on PH! only at Safra for PH I think, or alternatively, go to a friend's condo!  :P

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #17 on: 09 Feb 14, 16:15 »
I went down today to test my gear. Arrived at 10am and all the tanks were gone. In the end, had to use a used tank (around 80 psi left).

So try to be really early on Sundays or go during weekday evenings to avoid disappointment.

Not dissing anyone, just for info.

runez

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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #18 on: 09 Feb 14, 16:30 »
In the end, had to use a used tank (around 80 psi left).

Did you mean 80 bar? 80 psi is 5.5 bar.. that's only gonna last about 2 minutes! :P

Anyway, pools don't normally charge their tanks to a full 200 bars. I had a shock the first time I tested my new regs and the SPG only read 150 bars. Thought my new regulator set was spoilt...  :o

Did you get a 50% discount for renting a 50% tank?
« Last Edit: 09 Feb 14, 16:32 by runez »
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Re: Pool testing.
« Reply #19 on: 09 Feb 14, 17:10 »
Haha just realized it should be 80 bar, my bad. No 50% discount la, maybe 20%? I paid 20 bucks instead. Was doing buoyancy check so was ok, didn't need too much air.
But had to take my regs set-up and test the used tanks 1 by 1  :'( to find one with enough air to use.

Apparently the school doesn't charge the tanks, it's sub-con out to someone. A pick-up will bring the re-charged tanks back to the school