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"And if you are unable to activate the unit - well, nobody knows where you are. The SPOT usage model is much different in that folks should know where you are because you've been "Tra...

In GEAR » SPOT vs ACR? Need some advice
September 15, 6:00pm

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Zorg, you correctly referenced 406link.com above, which pretty much eliminates the statement "you can't test your PLB through the satellite system". Yes, it costs $40-$60, but that i...

In GEAR » SPOT vs ACR? Need some advice
September 13, 9:14pm

ignorance
Zorg, if you wish to be ignorant then that's up to you, but please stop spreading your cluelessness online where others could be affected by it. Most PLBs can be tested thoroughly, including f...

In GEAR » SPOT vs ACR? Need some advice
September 12, 12:42pm

low rise shoe with most forefoot cushioning?
I am running with a forefoot/midfoot strike but still want cushioning for runs on pavement, where minimally cushioned shoes cause me problems. Which shoes with minimal heel rise still offer good...

In GEAR » low rise shoe with most forefoot cushioning?
September 12, 8:33am

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98% of my hiking is solo. I do some off-trail stuff too. I carried a SPOT2 for a couple years. Switched last year to an ACR resqlink for all the reasons listed in earlier posts. My first priori...

In GEAR » SPOT vs ACR? Need some advice
September 11, 9:36am

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Dang, sorry guys, I didn't see Dave C's thread; I shoulda searched first. No doubt he's got the detailed info.

In GEAR » Patagonia Capilene 4 Hoody: alternative to the venerable R1 Hoody?
September 08, 9:03am

Patagonia Capilene 4 Hoody: alternative to the venerable R1 Hoody?
Patagonia has a new hoody pullover with a deep chest zip, made in their "new/improved" Capilene 4 material: http://www.patagonia.com/us/product/mens-capilene-baselayer-4-expedition-wei...

In GEAR » Patagonia Capilene 4 Hoody: alternative to the venerable R1 Hoody?
September 07, 7:38pm

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"For personal protection, it's much lower on the list. The round was designed for full-auto submachine gun use, not one-round hits. It's not much of a stopper." Tell that to th...

In GEAR » FNH Five Seven 1.6lb gun
September 04, 7:36pm

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This quibbling talk about baseplate compass weights is silly. Go on a diet, lose 4 ounces off your gut, then get the compass that suits your needs. Sheesh... By the way, the compass u choose s...

In GEAR » Lightest functional compass?
September 04, 9:23am

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Warren, does your pack have a detachable "brain" lid? If so it is really easy to rig a 1" webbing waistbelt for it and convert it into a hip sack. I hike with the Granite Gear Ai...

In GEAR » Fanny/Waist pack
September 02, 11:32am

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