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In GEAR » TENT, SLEEPING BAG AND STOVE SUGGESTIONS.
April 13, 1:30pm

2 years ago there wasn't anyone else
I've only had one contact with SPOT customer service over billing and it was pleasant. And that was a couple years ago. Basically I was trying to see if I could share two devices on one service...

In GEAR » Spot II issues?
April 12, 9:54am

Never trust a design tested on a stove top
Not all Alchy stoves are created equal. I've seen some very tempermental designs that would be frustrating on the trail. I like Minibulldesign because he tests each in real-world use - not on a...

In GEAR » Alcohol stove issues
April 11, 8:17pm

This is SPOT's greatest mistake IMO
SPOT did the design engineering in the US, but farmed the manufacturing out to China. Maybe one day things will be different, but today "Made in China" is still a warning label. Gen 2 qua...

In GEAR » Spot II issues?
April 11, 6:12pm

Love/Hate relationship with piezo starters
I absolutely love them when they work. I will pay a few extra dollars for that feature. But for some reason they always die. And then I loathe the equipment they died on. I think the piezo failure ...

In GEAR » Snowpeak Gigapower Manual vs Snowpeak Litemax
April 11, 5:46pm

Re: Spot II issues?
Its the usual mix of stupidity, lies, FUD, and truth. I see these sort of lame reviews get parroted around on forums every so often. I've used SPOT Gen1,2 and now 3. Started with SPOT in 200...

In GEAR » Spot II issues?
April 11, 4:42pm

Re: Gen 3 SPOT is nice
Well I done dooded it and bought a Gen 3 SPOT. Same reliable SPOT service in a very small package. I managed to snag a 100% rebate at a Sportsman's warehouse grand opening, so it seemed like th...

In GEAR » PLB/Satellite phone/SPOT new technologies?
April 10, 3:26pm

Hanging on the face of a cliff with one arm busted up
Do you have 1st hand experience with SPOT? I've been using SPOT for 6 years now in the heavily wooded PNW and my wife loves it. Anyways, the reason I brought up deploying the FastFind is tha...

In GEAR » PLB use
April 02, 1:46pm

Re: PLB use
Are you hiking solo? Do you have cell coverage? Nasty weather? Long trip with no survivable "overdue" time limit? I glad we have options: PLB, SPOT, InReach - and there's also SAT ...

In GEAR » PLB use
April 02, 11:20am

Re: Re: Permission weight
Wow! I always think of the SOS function as something I'll never use. I'd imagine that fellow was sure glad you came wandering along. I'd hate the thought of sitting there with someone w...

In GEAR » Whats the point of Spot Gen 3? Same weight after batteries?
April 01, 10:04am

All Reader Reviews by Zorg Zumo

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Optimus/Primus? Svea 123R
It is the same weight as other white gas stoves, but with fewer moving parts. It is inherently more reliable over a very long history. It is very fuel efficient and the maximum heat output and flame a...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 23, 3:19pm