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Redwood - Richmond, IL USA 

Looking for Dive Buddies About Me:  I have been diving since 1996 but most of my dives have been in the last few years. I am an advanced open water diver with nitrox, wreck and deep diver certification. On my way to master scuba diver.
Gender
Male
Favorite Dive Gear
I currently use an oceanic probe bcd and Delta 4 regulator, Oceanic octo and computer, Henderson 3mm full wet suit, and a 7mm suit for cold water dives and daycor fins. I use a sea life digital camera for photos.
Favorite Dive Locations
I have 24 logged dives in Belize in 2007. This is a great place to dive and one of my favorites. I liked Roaton but was not there long enough to really enjoy it. There is a quarry near me Haigh Quarry, that is nice for cold water local stuff. I also just went to Lake Wazee in WI and that was fun.
Activities
Scuba Diving, Riding the Harley, playing guitar, Canoeing and hiking.
Interests
Reef awarness, Scuba diving and continuing my dive education. I plan on taking specialty courses in wreck penetration, search and recovery, dpv diving and working toward my master scuba diver cert. I also like Motorcycles and traveling. I am a tattoo artist and I enjoy getting tattooed.
Favorite Music
anything really, metal, country, blues.
Favorite TV Shows
Deep Sea Detectives, Amcient Aliens, Adult swim, Sons of Anarchy, American Horror story etc...
Favorite Movies
just about anything action or horror, thriller or drama. did you cry when old yeller got shot? i did.
Favorite Books
Lord of the Rings, Shadow Divers, Liberty and Tyranny, Ted White and Blue, 5000 year leap, my dive magazines and my logbook.
Favorite Quotes
"There are old divers, and there are bold divers, but there are no old bold divers."

Redwood's Dive Slate

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I am going to be out at Haigh May 15th for White dry suit expo.You.Hope to see you there.I also went to Mexico last Nov.Did Cenotes Chaac Mool.Awesome.Its hard to communicate on this site...
on 4/4/2010
Hi, if you like to dive around the world I am inviting you to see the first city in America, Santa Marta, at the foot of the tallest mountain in the tropic and a fortress build against the pirate´s attacks in Cartagena and dive along these two sites in the Colombian Caribbean, to do some spearfishing, photo, underwater video, wreck diving, etc., let me know the dates of your stay here to set you up and show you around, thanks
Written by costeno on 4/4/2010
How does anyone communicate,on this site??Not visited very often..Interested in getting another Tatt..Spring is around the corner.Haigh Quarry..etc.Diving
on 3/27/2010
Outstanding photos! You have quite the eye!
Written by whoelsebutbob on 3/26/2010
Received your post.From your bioSimiliar interests.I did get my Advanced & want to obtain Nitrox.Just returned in November from a Cenotes trip in the Mayan area.Fantastic.Our you going to attend Our Under Water World,Feb 19th -21st ,Rosemont?Don´t like to put to much personal info out here.Try & hook up there??Somehow getemails??
on 1/13/2010
Great shots, all take with your Sealife camera?
Written by Let´sGoDiving on 1/12/2010
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yes all shots were taken with the sealife camera, sorry it took so long, I haven´t been online for some time
Written by Redwood on 3/2/2011
Mr. Redwood,Wow,after looking through all entries finally someone from Il. I am going for my Advanced this coming weekend at Haig.I admit I´m spoiled by having gone to St.Thomas as recent as amonth ago & Cozumel in Feb 08.Would like to conect for a dive.Nice shots by the way Hope to hook up.I don´t have a site here.Greg
on 9/8/2009

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Me in Belize, over the Sandy Point Reef
Me in Belize, over the Sandy Point Reef
Black sea Rod, Belize
Black sea Rod, Belize
Lettuce coral, Belize
Lettuce coral, Belize
Great star coral, Belize
Great star coral, Belize
Grooved brain coral, Belize

Grooved brain coral, Belize
Grooved brain coral and sea rod, Belize
Grooved brain coral and sea rod, Belize
Loggerhead turtle,Pillar coral canyon
Loggerhead turtle,Pillar coral canyon
Large Loggerhead at Sandy Point

Large Loggerhead at Sandy Point

Photo Contest Entries

Lettuce coral, Belize

Lettuce coral, Belize: Belize

Black sea Rod, Belize

Black sea Rod, Belize: Belize

Me in Belize, over the Sandy Point Reef

Me in Belize, over the Sandy Point Reef: Belize

Grooved brain coral and sea rod, Belize

Grooved brain coral and sea rod, Belize: Belize

Great star coral, Belize

Great star coral, Belize: Belize

Large Loggerhead at Sandy Point

Large Loggerhead at Sandy Point: Belize

Great star coral

Great star coral: Belize

Black sea rod

Black sea rod: Belize

Grooved Brain coral

Grooved Brain coral: Belize

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My Logbook Contest Entries

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votes
Catherine wreck, Jamacia
2/17/2008 8:39:58 PM
David Russell: this was my 50th dive and I got some great pics. I have learned a lot of bouyancy tricks from the dive crew here. they don’t use weight or air in the bcd’s. I didn’t get the picture of the spotted drum, but I did make some great new friends.
94
votes
Belize
2/17/2008 7:20:38 PM
David Russell: great visibility on this dive. lots of great sealife too. we saw 2 turtles, one hawk’sbill and one loggerhead. we also saw a barracuda. beautiful soft corals throughout the reef. This location was called Pillar coral canyon.
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votes
Belize
2/17/2008 6:55:30 PM
David Russell: this dive was filmed for a this this documentary on the Belize barrier reef. We dove to 87 feet and entered the tunnels, swimming through until we exited at 112 feet. some places we literally crawled along to get through

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