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Jim Milstein (JimSubzero) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale New Uraniborg CO
About Me Milstein is actually a software program. It was a computer science senior thesis that got away. Alan Turing would be proud.
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All Forum Posts by Jim Milstein

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Re: How to keep twistlocks from slipping
"I've got a pair of Fizan Compacts, which are modified with little rings of stick-on high friction tread material at the bottom of the two lower sections. This material is coarse grit sand...

In GEAR » Fizan Concept trekking pole locking system - a rival to flicklocks?
June 11, 11:37am

Firmware Update Now Available for SE
It took me two tries to install 2.6.1 Seems there is some Explorer-like behavior now on the SE. In History I can View a bunch of points plotted. Not exactly sure how to do anything with them, ho...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 09, 4:07pm

Re: More on Explorer Navigational Features
Yikes! Thanks for the beta-testing, Jonathan. I hope you're sharing your experience with DeLorme. Perhaps with a few upgrades to the firmware, the Explorer will be worth having at the extra ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 06, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Not all USB are outlets equal...
"Sorry Jim - I wasn't actually serious in my post. I was being snarky........." Your proposed adventures sounded totally reasonable to me, Jen. Still do. My preposterometer did not...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 01, 1:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Not all USB are outlets equal...
"Now, all I need is a field charger. Can someone please tell me the most efficient, lightest, most bomber, best acting, fastest charger available? It needs to work in -50* temps in the arctic ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
June 01, 10:57am

Re: Re: 98%, the New 100%?
Jen, I think the explanation is that each SE is a unique and precious little snowflake. Nothing else accounts for all the data.

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
May 31, 8:13pm

98%, the New 100%?
After an accidental deep discharge to 0% I reported being able only to get the SE up to 98%. Then I put it away for a couple of days. Apparently it used this time to to meditate and rethink itself....

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
May 31, 7:16pm

Re: miller ml102 version?
"What version of the charger are you using?" I've got the ML102 which gets power through a USB micro-B socket in its side. It provides power from a USB A socket in one end. An earl...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
May 28, 2:20pm

Re: Portable battery Charger for inReach SE...
Accidentally, I forgot to turn off the SE after its last use. Its battery went all the way down to 0% over a couple of weeks of neglect. This was an opportunity to see what the Miller ML102 with a...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
May 27, 7:46pm

Re: Explorer Rationale
You're definitely right about touch screens in adverse conditions. I would add to your list extreme cold. Though I work well below zero, they don't, I find.

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
May 23, 11:30am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Milstein

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DeLorme inReach SE
I just got the inReach SE today. This review will be added to as I exercise more aspects of the SE. The rating above, a four, is provisional. I had to put in something. So far the device has done ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
June 15, 5:09pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation
I've slept under this quilt at temperatures down to 8ºF (-13ºC) on an Exped Synmat UL 7 LW in a homemade Tyvek bivvy under the stars. I was warm. The 10D fabrics I chose for both inside and outs...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 28, 2:43pm

Exped SynMat UL 7
The weight was exactly what Exped specified, 20.9 oz. I have slept on it in temperatures down to 8ºF in a homemade Tyvek bivvy with an enLIGHTened Equipment 20ºF quilt. It's good! (So was the q...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 28, 2:05pm