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Dutch Springs Thursday or Friday Before Oct 31
astewartc - 10/07/2013 6:06 PM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 4

I am looking for a buddy to dive Dutch Springs on a Thursday or Friday before the end of October.

I am an intermediate diver (certified 2009, 50 dives) looking to get in a couple of practice dives before the
season ends.
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Jason826 - 10/08/2013 6:09 AM
Andrew,

I am definitely interested and might be able to help. I haven’t been able to dive since middle of August, am new to PA, certified in 2009 but didn’t really do much with it until 2010. Since then I’ve got a little over 50 dives, all ocean and mostly off a boat. I am looking to get in the water and Dutch looks like it would do just fine but I am still in the process of moving so things have been pretty hectic. At what time are you looking at? I’ve got kids that I have to get on and off the bus but could more than likely be there between 0915 and 0930 and would have to leave no later than 1415 unless I could work out something with my wife but we wouldn’t know until much closer to the time due to the nature of her work hours. I could certainly come in the evening but it wouldn’t be until almost 1630 -1645 before I made it there. Let me know what you are thinking in regards to the times and maybe we can work something out!


Jason
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astewartc - 10/10/2013 4:17 PM
Jason,

The Dutch Springs schedule is here. http://dutchsprings.com/rates.html It is a little confusing but the remaining Thursdays and Fridays are Oct 17, 18, 24, 25, 31.

The gates open to divers at 10am. I usually try to get there by 9:30. We could do two dives. Then leave by 2:00-2:30

I also like to meet in advance of dive day. A sort of get-to-know your dive buddy at a conveniently located Starbucks. Hopefully, this sounds like a good idea to you. There is a Starbucks on Route 422 (4599 PerkiomenAv) just east of Reading. I was thinking we could meet for few minutes there. Best days for me for this are Tuesdays, Thursday or Friday.

Let me know what you think.

Andrew
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Jason826 - 10/10/2013 6:43 PM
Andrew,


Yeah, I have no problem meeting for a quick coffee, sounds like a good idea. Tuesday or Thursday next week would work for me, Thursday would probably be the best though. Sometime around 1000 or so. Just let me know.



Jason
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Prsch - 10/12/2013 7:09 AM
Let me know if you guys decide to dive. I might be up for skipping a day of work if i can swing it. I’m in the Reading area and have 40 dives. Sounds like we"re all at about the same experience.