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Re: Re: PLB Issues
Bitter beer? On this very thread, back on page two, is a very nice writeup by KEN LARSON. Read it please. Regarding the REI review: This reviewer is an example of the non-technical consumer w...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 09, 9:27am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: PLB Issues
Head to the REI site and look up the ACR ResQLink. I think it is a review posted in July/2013 (second one down).

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 09, 8:52am

Optimus Weekender HE
Optimus Weekender HE works pretty good and is reasonably priced. But it is only a .9L pot.

In GEAR » Heat Exchanger pot for melting snow
September 09, 8:49am

Re: Re: Re: PLB Issues
"Declaring failure of a PLB to save a life by it's messaging failures is not an accurate assessment." Absolutely correct. Testing of PLBs is new. ACR ResQLink owners are experie...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 09, 8:45am

Re: PLB Issues
Thanks for helping dispel this myth of the "invincible PLB". Until recently, you couldn't test a PLB, and people just put faith in them like a good luck charm. SPOT's ability to s...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 08, 10:16am

No magic under canopy
Spot works as well under canopy as any sat phone - terrible. Don't be fooled by the non-think of the 'i hate spot irrationally' crowd. Neither spot or plbs or inreach or sat phones work...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
September 06, 2:48pm

Re: Claims
I think your interpretation is spot on. A common Chinese misdirection is to list a very optimistic light output (how did they measure this anyway?) and then follow that with a misleading run-time. ...

In GEAR » 1oz 40lumen headlamp
September 04, 12:41pm

The gram-weenie crowd considers Saranwrap a "pad"
There's no magic I'm aware of that will make the R-value of a 1/4" evazote pad equal the R-value of 1/2" thick Walmart Blue foam pad. So it helps to bear in mind that sleep comfor...

In GEAR » favorite UL closed cell pad?
August 28, 12:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Latest, Lightest Solar Charges?
Perhaps that is because you don't understand the usage model: Deliver a lot of juice when you need it and then slowly recharge during the day when you don't.

In GEAR » Latest, Lightest Solar Charges?
August 28, 12:14pm

Re: Latest, Lightest Solar Charges?
I used a Brunton Ember on my last trip. Charged my phone very fast. Weighs 142gm. Major downside is that it lacks any attachment points. It would be nice to have it on my pack charging while I'...

In GEAR » Latest, Lightest Solar Charges?
August 24, 9:19am

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