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Got to spend another weekend diving the Cooper River in South Carolina with Alan Devier. If you dive the Cooper or want to dive the Cooper, Alan is the guy to go with. He is a class act.    Found a bunch of good teeth and was an all around good time.

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Just now, Calvin Jenkins said:

Is that your dive helmet?  (tell us more about it!)

 

How deep, how cold?

 

Is that a Great White tooth?

Yes it's my helmet. I made it from a Dive Rite helmet. 6k lumen main canister light and two 1k lumen side lights.

Cooper ranges from 15 to 45 feet where I dive. Water temps are going up. It was 58 Saturday and 59 on Sunday at the bottom.

I found some great whites but the one I was holding up is a Magalodon 

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Nice finds and a really decent Meg! :)

Glad you had fun and thanks for posting. 

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Awesome finds! ‘Bout how big is that meg?

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17 minutes ago, Tidgy's Dad said:

Nice finds and a really decent Meg! :)

Glad you had fun and thanks for posting. 

 

No, that is a realy nice Meg spec!

If you dont mind, what are the white spots?  I would geuss barnacle.

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Just now, BillyBayou said:

4 3/8"

Nice:dinothumb::meg:

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15 minutes ago, Mitchell88 said:

 

No, that is a realy nice Meg spec!

If you dont mind, what are the white spots?  I would geuss barnacle.

Meg spec?

 

That's the remains of barnacles. Slowly cleaning off

 

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Just now, BillyBayou said:

Meg spec?

 

That's the remains of barnacles. Slowly cleaning off

 

Megalodon specimen, sorry at my attempt at abbreviating.  LOL

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4 hours ago, Ludwigia said:

Nice finds! Looks like you've been into this for a while.

I’ve been diving since the 70’s.   I only started diving for fossils last year.  I’ve been tech diving for several years though.  

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Great finds, that water is a little too cold for my liking :fistbump:

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49 minutes ago, masonboro37 said:

Great finds! Cooper River has been on my list for years. Thank you for sharing!

 

Libby

Thank you Libby! It’s really a rewarding trip.  Every time I dive it, I’m amazed at the finds.   You should go

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Excellent finds!

Thanks for posting them. :) 

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Very cool finds.

Do your face and neck get cold pretty quick? Seems like they’d almost go numb. I use to dive years, but gave it up because my husband didn’t want to learn and felt uncomfortable even trying it.

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21 minutes ago, KimTexan said:

Very cool finds.

Do your face and neck get cold pretty quick? Seems like they’d almost go numb. I use to dive years, but gave it up because my husband didn’t want to learn and felt uncomfortable even trying it.

I dive three tanks a day for two days and only my pinky fingers got cold (previously frost bitten in Alaska).  

You should get your hubby into the sport.  

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13 minutes ago, Nimravis said:

Some great finds- Summer is coming :dinothumb:

Aye and viz goes down and divers thicker than White Walkers

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