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Rocco Speranza (Mechrock) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Western NC Mtns
About Me I go to school at ASU in Boone, NC and I'm just getting into backpacking. I really am enjoying the concept of going light.
CityBoone
StateNC
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.youtube.com/mechoutdoors
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Results are in!
Thought I'd update this thread now that I'm back from my trip. Unplugged my Iphone 6+ Saturday morning and now at 28% Tuesday 4PM getting out of the woods. 9PM Saturday night was at 9...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 30, 8:24pm

Re: Re: Video
You might also consider an Android phone with a removable battery. You can get extras that will be pretty light. That battery pack on my scale comes out to 6.4oz

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 23, 7:30pm

Video
Keep this in mind. I'm going to be shooting a fair amount of video, at least I plan to. At least half hour to an hour over the course of the trip. You'll want to keep that in mind for the n...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 23, 12:31pm

Re: S5 Active
The thing I've noticed with Iphones is that you can get very similar battery life compared to Android if you tweak all the right settings. http://www.anandtech.com/show/8554/the-iphone-6-revi...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 22, 5:06am

Re: Why iPhone?
Idan Y, You are right about Android letting you use GPS while in Airplane mode. I still don't understand why the Iphone can't do it, even with a Jailbreak I wasn't able to find a way...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 20, 8:49pm

Give me about a week and a half!
I've had a 6+ since release and it's great. Came from a 5. For a 5' 4" guy with small hands it's not that bad to use. Battery life is awesome!**Assuming you've adjusted a...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 20, 11:32am

My 2c
I used a r1 Hoody as a base layer with just the Mirage in upper 20s, but with a ton of wind, 20mph constant with up to 40mph gusts. I wasn't freezing cold, but I wasn't warm either. I had m...

In GEAR » Frost Line vs Mirage
December 15, 5:38am

Not meaning to tread jack
I was wondering this same issue. My idea for layers are as follows: 1.Metamorph-Gloves (As liner Gloves) http://www.outdoorresearch.com/en/metamorph-gloves.html 2.Insulated Mittens from Enli...

In GEAR » winter mitt layers
December 13, 8:24am

Awesome
Thanks for the insight! I have seen some with the foot attachments to make button holes for you which I could see being really useful. If I don't receive one for Christmas, I'll for sure b...

In GEAR » Best Value Sewing Machine?
December 09, 5:47pm

Few more questions
Bringing this thread back from the dead. What type of stitches should I look for? Is a straight stitch all I need to do a couple homemade quilts, stuff sacks. Maybe I'll even attempt to mak...

In GEAR » Best Value Sewing Machine?
December 08, 4:58am

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