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8 amps :o
So the charger must be putting out around 8 amps. Must be a weighty and large charger.

In GEAR » World's fastest battery packs?
July 27, 5:01am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 10 "Essentials"
"Spare clothing simply means your typical layering. For me, on a warm summer day hike, that means a light vest, a beanie, some liner gloves--- just enough for warmth overnight to layer up with...

In GEAR » 10 "Essentials"
July 22, 8:47am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 10 "Essentials"
"I see people day hiking in cotton clothes, flip flops, and totally empty handed. SAR picks 'em like ripe pears any summer weekend." It's always tough giving out very general i...

In GEAR » 10 "Essentials"
July 22, 2:28am

Re: Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
"What you show says nothing at all about voltage or watts or watt-hours or anything else, except that maybe it weighs 213 grams." Why do i need to show the outputs, Jim clearly stated ...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 21, 4:24am

Essentials
"- Pocketknife - First-aid kit - Extra clothing - Rain gear - Water bottle - Flashlight - Trail food - Matches and fire starters - Sun protection - Map and compass" Out of tha...

In GEAR » 10 "Essentials"
July 20, 4:42pm

Re: Re: voltage not watts
"You can think about the watts all day if you wish, but if the input power source voltage is less than the rechargeable battery voltage, you are never going to accomplish anything." An...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 4:12pm

watts not voltage
When thinking about charging it's better to use watts rather than voltage, as this is really the measurement we are really interested in.

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 12:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: make carbon expensive
See there goes that media blowing stuff up out of proportion again :p Dr. Paul LaViolette, yes i was sat having a pint with him last week. Just kidding, Did a google searc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
June 29, 7:19pm

Re: Re: Re: make carbon expensive
"You know, earlier you were talking about judging, making snap or uninformed assumptions, and all that... you are certainly making some big assumptions with the above. " Justin, Sor...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
June 29, 5:35pm

Re: make carbon expensive
"The key is that if you want right behavior you have to make fossil fuels expensive. tax them... and send the money to clean energy (wind, solar, hydro, nuclear). Personally, I see very lit...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
June 29, 12:25pm

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