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Everett Vinzant (wn7ant) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Everett Vinzant

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Re: Re: Environmental impact
" I once saw a fellow hiking into a wilderness area with a boom box balanced on his shoulder-- and pounding out Heavy Metal. Not good on so many levels!" Around me, that might have bee...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 1:07pm

Environmental impact
Dale, I considered the environmental argument about light sticks, and here's what I discovered: Cyalume Light Sticks are Non-Toxic, Non-Flammable and Weatherproof. When they're expen...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 10:50am

I have a bright idea
Pogo... Until you slip :) Rain doesn't worry me unless it effects my temperature or traction. Those would be my only concern. So I'm wet. I have shelter and can get dry when I want...

In Philosophy & Technique » To stay as dry as possible, should you walk or run through the rain?
September 26, 10:36am

Re: Re: My goal may not be the "brightest" idea...
Stuart, Thank you for responding. In all the examples you gave, I was sure that a light stick would cast enough light to, get me to a spot for the midnight pee, or provide me with light to stri...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 10:15am

Re: Re: Backpacking Sans Batteries
Eugene, I always thought there were two ways to deal with a Bear. One, play dead. Two, Bear Spray. I've never run into a place so dark that I couldn't see movement at night. So, usin...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 10:08am

Re: RE: Backpacking sans batteries...
James, You REALLY need to write an article about your time camping in the Catskills... I'd love to read it.

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 9:55am

My goal may not be the "brightest" idea...
Kevin, I like being forced into a more... I hate using the word "organic"... I like being forced into a more analog situation. I have to use my map and compass (it's sick, but I l...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 9:54am

That is interesting...
Sarah, On your question regarding hand wound flashlights... I have one. I think I got it at REI. It's a red cross one that has a USB port on it (for charging other devices). First, a lig...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 9:38am

FYI 110 film
If you're interested, both color and black and white film for your 110... http://usa.shop.lomography.com/films/110-film The same website will process it for you too. Everett

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 7:42am

Backpacking sans batteries...
Okay, Mike Clelland (hi Mike, the books are AWESOME) advocates toilet paperless techniques. Some day I may try them, today is not that day. However, I decided that I was going to experiment going...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 12:38am

All Reader Reviews by Everett Vinzant

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Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I was completely satisfied with this bivy. When it rained outside, I had no worries. It was great to have the cover down at night and look out at the stars (mosquito free). My only possible complai...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 19, 3:03pm

Rollei 35 SE
I just picked up a Rollei 35 LED for $50. One KEY thing about ANY Rollei that uses a battery. They may not make the battery for it anymore (at least in the U.S.). The 35 LED uses a 5.6 volt battery...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 23, 12:08pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
After my wife and I got married, we were having a conversation about going backpacking (and getting some gear). I had been brought up on REI, she had been brought up spending the least amount of mone...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 25, 10:13pm