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ZL 840 mAh 14500
I bought the ZL584, 840 mAh claimed, for my SC52W. Its only advantage is probably the initial brightness. Doing the simplistic math, ZL584, 840 mAh x 3.7 V = 3108 mW h or 11200 Joules. Eneloop ...

In GEAR » 14500's Purchase Advice Please
March 14, 7:29am

Radiant loss
On a clear night you're radiating to space, average temperature 2.76 Kelvin. Really friggin cold. For small temperature differences, radiation effect is small, but it is proportional to T^4 ...

In GEAR » Acu-Rite thermometer: question
March 14, 6:56am

Re: Re: Aluminum and steel Diamond Nut cans
"Not only that, but there were no 10-ounce cans. All I found were 9 ounces." I can only find the ones I want (salt 'n vinegar) in 6 oz cans. I don't think I've seen even th...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 1 oz, Durable* Cook kit
February 28, 9:29am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 1 oz, Durable* Cook kit
"Which ones are made of aluminum?" "Every one of the Blue Diamond Almonds cans that I looked at today at the store. --B.G.--" This must vary by region, then. I buy lots...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 1 oz, Durable* Cook kit
February 27, 10:19am

If you want to distinguish PP and PS, acetone (nail polish remover) will pretty much leave the PP alone and eat the PS quickly. Try a drop with a Q-tip and see if it becomes sticky. Acetone will...

In GEAR » Micro Drop Bottles
February 21, 11:11am

Wow, some actual sensible laws.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Injury forum
February 04, 7:22am

Houdini experience
I bought myself (and allowed my wife to give me) my first ever windshirt for Christmas 2013. I splurged and got a Houdini. I've been using it exclusively for cycling. I've done a few hundre...

In GEAR » Yet more on windshirts (Cirrus v. Zephyr)
January 21, 11:19am

Thanks, I've been reading daily.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My bikepacking webzine
January 17, 9:08am

Re: Re: Analogy
"Disturbing the peace is indeed against the law." Loud music is generally only considered disturbing the peace if they ignore requests to turn it down.

In Multiple Use Gear » Who does not love a cigar in the woods?
January 16, 7:27am

Before a trip involving airfare, I make a PDF full of any numbers & information that might be handy if I lose other documentation: emergency contacts, hotel info, embassy address, passport numb...

In Multiple Use Gear » Kinde: not just for light reading! What do you load onto your eReader before a trip?
January 12, 10:38pm

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