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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: No good
"I'll look into sending it to Canon, but I don't know how much money I should put into it." Go to the Canon USA web site, and there are instructions on what to do. Once they re...

In Photography » Can anyone help me troubleshoot?
June 03, 10:38pm

Re: magic camera
For flower macros in the field, I use about five tall wire stakes (made out of stiff wire) and with a sheet of white cloth about two feet wide and eight feet long. I build a cylindrical cloth frame...

In Photography » Should I upgrade?
June 03, 10:34pm

Re: Can anyone help me troubleshoot?
"Another cause may be the Autofocus motor?" If it was the Autofocus motor, that is inside the EF lens, so you could remove the lens from the body and test it again very quickly. I&#...

In Photography » Can anyone help me troubleshoot?
June 03, 10:25pm

Re: Re: AA batteries
"My goal is to take a LOT of pictures." Interesting. I prefer to bring home a lot of GOOD pictures. --B.G.--

In Photography » Should I upgrade?
June 03, 5:55pm

Resistance is Futile!
Yes, long thin copper wires will knock out some efficiency, and this is especially true for low voltage (e.g. 5) and higher amperage. That is why some new solar projects on houses have suddenly ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Flexible Solar Panel Project
June 03, 3:59pm

Re: Snow Conditions
By July 9th, the place to worry about is Glen Pass. The north side is shaded snow, and the south side is steeper snow. --B.G.--

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » California - Sierra Nevada conditions
June 03, 3:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Flexible Solar Panel
"For example, the 250 watts on my tent trailer put out 17.7 volts. But since I am re-charging 12 volt wet cell batteries, I need 13.8 -14.2 volts most of the time charging voltage." A ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Flexible Solar Panel Project
June 03, 2:31pm

Re: Where to backpack in Nor Cal? Too much snow in the Sierras!
Caribou Wilderness (east of Lassen). It is drier there and much less snowy. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where to backpack in Nor Cal? Too much snow in the Sierras!
June 03, 2:19pm

Re: Re: Can anyone help me troubleshoot?
Capacitors are part of the circuit that makes the pop-up flash work. However, if you release the pop-up flash (up), and if it fails, it normally produces a snapping sound for about three tries, ...

In Photography » Can anyone help me troubleshoot?
June 03, 2:09pm

Re: Designing a couple of Bivy sacks
"For the UL Bivy I would look at Silinylon floors, no side zip (weight) and a target weight of under 12oz." Good grief! I sewed my own with one chest zipper, one side zipper, and it ca...

In GEAR » Designing a couple of Bivy sacks
June 03, 2:00pm

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