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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
"Bob, you asked for it by implying that if the cells don't supply enough voltage to charge something then FAIL." Jim, no I did not. I said nothing and implied nothing about cells a...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 6:03pm

Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
"And yet the setup i've been using daily for the last 2 years DOES work and works very very well" What you show says nothing at all about voltage or watts or watt-hours or anything...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 5:18pm

Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
Jim, I understand the purpose of a voltage up-verter. However, if you are using plain lithium batteries in series, you skip the up-verter and the efficiency loss, and you can just drive the recharg...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 3:15pm

Re: voltage not watts
You can think about the watts all day if you wish, but if the input power source voltage is less than the rechargeable battery voltage, you are never going to accomplish anything. Getting that e...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 1:54pm

Re: A couple more...
Now you are going to have to write your own how-to book on this. Get one of the manufacturers of your trail cameras to underwrite the publishing costs. --B.G.--

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
July 20, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Potential SAR Benefits of Two-Way Communication
One week ago when I was out on the trail, I had some good chats with other backpackers on these topics, one-way versus two way, etc. One important topic is this. How bad does the emergency need ...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 19, 7:20pm

Re: Re: How Timely?
That's a good article. --B.G.--

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 19, 6:18pm

Re: Re: Re: How Timely?
There is always a fool who can overcome a foolproof scheme. That's why I recommend that for anybody who gets a new piece of technology that they intend to drag out to the wilderness, at leas...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 19, 5:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Jetboil in the wind: Doing the Jetboil Shuffle
Roger, in this specific instance, there were no newbies. This was Aconcagua in Argentina, and the national park rangers had few rules of any kind to enforce. I believe that there was near-100% use ...

In GEAR » Canister failure: has this happened to you?
July 19, 5:47pm

Re: New, clearer stove regulations are out for Yosemite and SEKI!
Yet they say nothing about elevations above 6000 feet. --B.G.--

In GEAR » New, clearer stove regulations are out for Yosemite and SEKI!
July 19, 5:42pm

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