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Mike W (skopeo) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale British Columbia
About Me I enjoy fly fishing, backpacking and hiking... and although my pace has slowed down a little over the years, I find that I'm not in such a hurry anymore anyway.
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All Forum Posts by Mike W

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Reading...
>> I'm mostly concerned about the lowest possible output from the Zebralights, if this would be low enough for reading for me << You made me curious, so I gave it a try. The H...

In GEAR » Zebralight overload...help me choose
November 26, 7:08pm

Zebralight overload...help me choose
>> What is the difference between 52 series and 502 series << The most significant difference (to me) is that the new "52" series can use AA batteries of any type (NiMh alk...

In GEAR » Zebralight overload...help me choose
November 26, 6:56pm

Zebralight overload...help me choose
I like my Zebralight H52W and it may be the best choice for you if you plan to use it for reading often. It will be much less harsh than the cool white light that you get with most of the more com...

In GEAR » Zebralight overload...help me choose
November 26, 12:55pm

Garmin for the semi-luddite
>> If I don't use the gadget regularly, I won't remember how to use it when I need it.<< That is really true about the new Garmin's. Some of the advanced features are wh...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 24, 8:59pm

Mapping
>> rather that things "scale" better. In other words, instead of things getting pixilated << That's not entirely true. While you can use either vector or raster mappin...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 22, 11:39am

DeLorme inReach SE can show your coordinates
I believe just turning tracking off and back on again will initiate a new track point at your current location. Delorme Canada sent me a survey to ask my opinion about the inReach and they offer...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 20, 6:01pm

Garmin for the semi-luddite
I agree that Garmin is the way to go if you want mapping on your GPS. Most important thing to look for in a Garmin is that the receiver is a "High Sensitivity Receiver" (that leaves ou...

In GEAR » Garmin for the semi-luddite
November 20, 1:14am

neutral or cool
I bought the H52W AA headlamp because I thought the better color rendition would be more pleasing to the eye when night. As it turns out, I much prefer the piercing white light of the cool white e...

In GEAR » Zebralight H52 vs Black Diamond Storm
November 19, 12:16am

OR...
>> What is wrong with the H602 with the LI battery? << Nothing wrong with the H602, if that's the kind of light you want for backpacking. From my perspective, I don't want...

In GEAR » Zebralight H52 vs Black Diamond Storm
November 15, 5:57pm

Zebralight H52 vs Black Diamond Storm
>> I was surprised to read that the lux for both lights was the same. Very interesting, was it the spot beam of the Storm headlamp? << I measured the spot beam. Since lux measur...

In GEAR » Zebralight H52 vs Black Diamond Storm
November 15, 3:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Mike W

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Mountain Laurel Designs Burn (2010)
I've had my MLD Burn for a while now and find it very easy to give this pack top marks in all categories. I was looking for a good weekend pack (2-3 day duration) and was having a tough time findi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 19, 6:04pm