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Mares fin bungee breakage

18 December 2016 - 07:03 AM

I purchased a pair of Mares Avanti Quattro Plus fins with the bungee straps about 2 years ago. Love the fins! They have about 60 dives on them and have been rinsed with fresh water and stored indoors between dive trips. A few weeks ago when I was putting on the fins for a dive off West Palm Beach, FL one of the bungees broke. There are no cracks or other obvious degradation of the rubber except for the break. The bungee broke at the location where it goes through one of the heel loop holes. Mares website help directed me to discuss with my local Mares dealer which is about 80 miles away and closed out my comment.  Pretty useless.  Have others had this bungee break problem or did I just get a defective bungee? Thanks,


adding a second strobe

25 November 2016 - 08:06 AM

I have a Sony NEX-5N in a 10Bar housing and single Inon Z-240 strobe and a mounted LED light.  I almost always use the strobe in the TTL mode.  I am considering adding an Inon S-2000 S-TTL as a second strobe with the Z-240.  However, I have read that the timing of the S-2000 is faster than the Z-240.  Will this result in problems?

Licensing types

14 July 2016 - 11:57 AM

I am thinking of putting a few images on Alamy.  There are two licensing choices; royalty free and rights managed.  The first allows use for unlimited time while the latter requires the purchaser to define a time for his use of the picture.  I am leaning towards royalty free but am not sure which would be better.  I would be interested in opinions.