"Seen a DM-7 on a job 1977-8 time frame, I believe there was a tensioning knob with a bump feature to quickly disengage the adjustment wire, which had jumped the shive inside the helmet with the diver trapped inside…ended up using a big…"
Getting into indoor aquaponics in a small way and have been researching Bigfoot in Oklahoma. Spent the day with Steve LaFontaine in Eureka Springs,AR. Did you know him. He was tending and diving back then? Enjoying the simple life, but keeping busy with projects. Dam I wish I still had my Harley. When I moved to Arkansas I went to truck driving school for 2 weeks and drove over the road for 3 years. Doing different things is what makes life interesting.
Thanks for the thanks. Sounds like you had a good diving career. I was in the boat business for 20 yrs after diving for 10. Check out my pics and you will recognize some of the oldies, even one of Chuck Gates. I moved to Arkansas 10 yrs ago for the simple life an love it here.. At 73 in good health and spend some of my time chasing the ladies.