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Re: Alternative...
Matt, Does that charger cut off at 2.5v or do you have to monitor? P.S. - I will second what Matt says about 18650 battery packs/chargers. A lot of power for the weight. Ryan

In GEAR » Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Recharger or alternative
March 31, 7:10pm

Re: Re: OookWorks - caution advised
The credit card reversal/charge back works with Paypal too, just have Paypal send funds from your credit card instead of your bank account. The credit card company debits the funds from Paypal'...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
March 31, 10:56am

Re: Re: The GOP haters on BPL.
Roosevelt: - in favor of labor unions - in favor of more governmental regulation & power - criticized the wealthy & in favor of higher taxation - fought big business & dissolved s...

In Chaff » The GOP (The Party For The Unstable) Hate National Parks Too
March 30, 2:41pm

Ok
Fair enough. Thanks for keeping it American. You guys probably don't get enough credit for that. Ryan

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 29, 4:25pm

Re: Seam sealing weight gain?
"Neither. The fabric is US made and the shelters are built in Seattle." I was speaking more broadly than just TT with that post, Franco. But, the point remains the same. Ryan

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 29, 1:12pm

Re: device chargers that use lithium AA's
Adam, I use a similar setup to the below and it comes in at ~7oz. If you don't need that much capacity, you can take only 1-2 18650's or get a battery bank that only fits 1 or 2. ht...

In GEAR » device chargers that use lithium AA's
March 27, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seam sealer WEIGHT?
"I'm not a textiles expert, Ryan, but your example may be apples/oranges. I suspect the weight of shell fabrics for bags (or Cuben, in the case of zPacks shelters) is far more predictable ...

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 27, 7:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Seam sealer WEIGHT?
Aaron, BPL has had this conversation a few times before. It always falls into the "care vs don't care" debate as this thread has. Myself- I care. Dishonest? Unethical? I dont wa...

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 27, 11:25am

Re: re: Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
"Tazers are iffy weapons in that they can trigger heart attacks and other fatal trauma. Most police departments have strong restrictions on their use, even when allowed." They can caus...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 26, 4:58pm

Re: Re: Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
I realize its easy to play arm-chair quarterback from the comfort of my home, but wouldnt a taser have stopped that whole ordeal about 2:58hrs before he was shot? Did they only have AR-15s and fla...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 26, 12:08pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm