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Re: Re: Re: Lumen Interpretation
Totally agree, Bob. There are a lot of incan light fans on CPF for this reason. The full spectrum is a lot more pleasant to the eye and makes things look more natural. Modern LED lights often ma...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Flashlight or Headlamp
December 08, 2:04pm

Lumen Interpretation
Sorry if I'm posting way too much flashlight info, but one thing that's good to know about lumens: Lumens themselves are a linear scale of how much light the flashlight is putting out. B...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Flashlight or Headlamp
December 08, 1:49pm

Re: PCT light
"What light will be most reliable and will run on regular batteries and no need the lithium?" All the lights you are considering will be about equal in terms of reliability and perform...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Flashlight or Headlamp
December 08, 1:42pm

Re: PCT trail
Overall, I'd go with the Zebralight... the headlamp feature is just too good to pass up. But, other notes: Personally, if you're strongly considering the LD10 and want that size/format ...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Flashlight or Headlamp
December 08, 1:09pm

Zebralight reliability poll
FYI, as a very frequent visitor of CandlePowerForums, I'd like to advise you not to worry about that reliability poll and take it with a huge grain of salt, for two reasons: 1 - That poll wa...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Flashlight or Headlamp
December 08, 12:53pm

mouseworks
Thanks for the link the themouseworks.com ... I had never heard of them but was considering a new hat. They look like a nice alternative to some of the big manufacturers.

In GEAR » Light beanie with ear covers
December 05, 6:26pm

De-rating the winter Laminas?
The Lamina 20's and up seem to be reasonably accurate by all the accounts I've heard, but from what I've put together here and elsewhere, I'm thinking it would be appropriate to de-...

In GEAR » MH Lamina Series: True to Temp Rating?
December 03, 8:35pm

Re: Best synthetic sleeping bag
Might consider the Mountain Hardwear Lamina 20 (-7c)... I don't personally own one, but I know a few people that do and have had good luck with them. Not sure if it's the lightest option, b...

In GEAR » Best synthetic sleeping bag
December 01, 2:24pm

Re: en testing
Eric, good idea to compare fill weights. I graphed the fill weights vs temperature rating for the entire Lamina series, and it seems to make some sense - its somewhat exponential with larger increa...

In GEAR » MH Lamina Series: True to Temp Rating?
November 28, 2:24pm

Re: Checked REI
That's interesting Jason... so if this is accurate, it implies that the overall rating they are giving out (0F) is likely exaggerated by 10F or so? Although on MH's website it says they ...

In GEAR » MH Lamina Series: True to Temp Rating?
November 28, 1:47pm

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