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Postby TatianaTexas » Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:11 pm

i need help figuring out whether or not nimar is as good as it looks?
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Postby scottg » Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:10 am

Sorry, I haven't used their products.. has anyone else?

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Postby mghnlv » Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:25 pm

Personally, I use a Nimar housing and it's never failed me. What I mean by that is, it's never flooded or cracked. Although I've dropped the housing quite a few times. I enjoy having a clear housing rather than an aluminum case(it's better don't get me wrong) but I clear because I can see, just in case, if my housing floods. I DO NOT want my baby to get wet.

'm not trying talk bobo about any other product out there. I genuinely like nimar best.

and here's a link of Pipin, idk if you know him but he's a pretty awesome diver and uses nimar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyAW10Vr ... re=related
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Postby bvanant » Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:46 pm

Nimar is the European equivalent of Ikelite. Not to put too fine a point on the discussion but both Ike and Nimar are housings for people who are budgetarily challenged; I don't know anyone who could afford a Seacam saying I want the IKE/Nimar instead. That being said, they are both fine housings for what they are (a lot bigger and more unwieldy than machined metal housings). I don't think there are very many instances of a pic that you could get with the higher end housings that you can't get with the Ike/Nimar but the more ergonomic the housing is the easier to get said picture and Ike/Nimar's best qualities are price not ergonomics.
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