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An interesting turn
No question flashlights/headlamps like a lot of things can be a field of very deep rabbit holes. For what it's worth PT is not alone in posting "optimistic" numbers about their light...

In GEAR » Best Headlamp
October 22, 9:17am

LVD
Agreed on the low voltage disconnect - I do run my H31 on protected RCR123s so while the cell has protection I appreciate the light shutting down before I risk cell damage (or worse)... The ZL ...

In GEAR » Best Headlamp
October 21, 3:17pm

Runtimes
Just a note - unless PT has a technological advance of mammoth proportions that 110 hours on the main LED is not regulated light - it suggests that it may still be producing some light but certainl...

In GEAR » Best Headlamp
October 21, 2:23pm

Interesting
Yep - raccoons, mice and squirrels are the main culprits on the trips I go on with my sons scout troop. We tend to use somewhat established campsites when backpacking ... i.e. mini bears know food...

In GEAR » Does slick Spectra bear bag line deter rodents climbing down it?
October 21, 9:30am

Cytomax
Is a plastic tub like the cytomax or other supplement (protein, etc..) sufficient to ward off raccoons and squirrels and rats and mice? Bigger problem around the sites we generally visit with sc...

In Gear Lists » Favorite gear from recent Pt. Reyes hike.
October 18, 1:53pm

Two is one
Anathema on BPL I know - but one Candlepowerforums mantra is two is one and one is none... My zebralight has been flawless and I've never worried about it in the field. I know there have b...

In GEAR » Best Headlamp
October 16, 2:51pm

Zebralight
Like some others I'm a bit of a flashaholic - so I know I take more lights than most when out in the woods just to try them out. I currently have 4 headlamps. Zebralight H31w, Surefire Sain...

In GEAR » Best Headlamp
October 16, 8:04am

Some great advice
Many thanks everyone - I did not pull the trigger on the Hennessy for fear of not liking it (although I could return it or sell it I suppose - but the different types make me wonder...). BER - I...

In Hammocks » Considering trying hanging
October 15, 3:40pm

Considering trying hanging
I've lurked about hammockforums but found that it is a deep pool to try to jump into - so many options and lots of technique approaches has left my head spinning. I'm thinking of using m...

In Hammocks » Considering trying hanging
October 09, 8:45am

cowboy coffee
yeah - cowboy coffee is not doing it for me either - tried once and just could not get past the grinds... I'm sure my technique (or lack thereof) did not help. I'll keep trying solutions...

In GEAR » Classic Backcountry Coffee System Revived!
October 08, 11:17am

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