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Jim Milstein (JimSubzero) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Jim Milstein

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Calendar Shock
"February is shorter." When did that happen? Are the Feds messing with the eternal verities again?

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 17, 7:08pm

Re: Re: Recharging the SE in the Field
"Interesting. Perhaps you have posted the specific of this before but could you again. My inreach SE is 6.8 oz. If you Battery is 3 oz that doesn't leave much room for evenmost point ans s...

In GEAR » Eight days backpacking with a DeLorme inReach SE
July 07, 3:25pm

Recharging the SE in the Field
I've experimented with portable recharging of the SE. Except for extremely long trips without resupply, solar PV charging is both much heavier and much less convenient. This leaves electro-chem...

In GEAR » Eight days backpacking with a DeLorme inReach SE
July 07, 9:26am

Re: Re: Re: Firmware update 2.6.2
"I don't think that the thing actually fails, but it does several things that make the user feel that it has failed in the update process." Sounds like a failure to me. If success ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 06, 11:55pm

Re: Firmware update 2.6.2
I tried several times to install 2.6.2, but it always hung. I gave up since I didn't need to sync. Will try again when I'm desperate. UPDATE: Just checked the SE itself, and apparently t...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 06, 3:08pm

Re: Re: Re: How to keep twistlocks from slipping
"How to keep twistlocks from slipping??? Switch to cam locks. Billy" Thanks, Billy, but slipping was not the problem. The problem was making the poles too light to withstand skii...

In GEAR » Fizan Concept trekking pole locking system - a rival to flicklocks?
June 11, 2:44pm

Re: How to keep twistlocks from slipping
"I've got a pair of Fizan Compacts, which are modified with little rings of stick-on high friction tread material at the bottom of the two lower sections. This material is coarse grit sand...

In GEAR » Fizan Concept trekking pole locking system - a rival to flicklocks?
June 11, 11:37am

Firmware Update Now Available for SE
It took me two tries to install 2.6.1 Seems there is some Explorer-like behavior now on the SE. In History I can View a bunch of points plotted. Not exactly sure how to do anything with them, ho...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 09, 4:07pm

Re: More on Explorer Navigational Features
Yikes! Thanks for the beta-testing, Jonathan. I hope you're sharing your experience with DeLorme. Perhaps with a few upgrades to the firmware, the Explorer will be worth having at the extra ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 06, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Not all USB are outlets equal...
"Sorry Jim - I wasn't actually serious in my post. I was being snarky........." Your proposed adventures sounded totally reasonable to me, Jen. Still do. My preposterometer did not...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 01, 1:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Milstein

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DeLorme inReach SE
I just got the inReach SE today. This review will be added to as I exercise more aspects of the SE. The rating above, a four, is provisional. I had to put in something. So far the device has done ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
June 15, 5:09pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation
I've slept under this quilt at temperatures down to 8ºF (-13ºC) on an Exped Synmat UL 7 LW in a homemade Tyvek bivvy under the stars. I was warm. The 10D fabrics I chose for both inside and outs...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 28, 2:43pm

Exped SynMat UL 7
The weight was exactly what Exped specified, 20.9 oz. I have slept on it in temperatures down to 8ºF in a homemade Tyvek bivvy with an enLIGHTened Equipment 20ºF quilt. It's good! (So was the q...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 28, 2:05pm