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rick . (overheadview) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Long-time hiker, just getting into ultralight. Working on my Catskill 35!
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Diane sent me a CORE, which is an awesome little thing. I have 3k miles to test it out. I love this community, ask and receive. When money and time are of luxury I will geek out with ya...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
March 02, 9:04pm

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That is good. When my budget constraints are out of thru-hike mode I'm getting one. Core battery came (Thanks Diane!). Its a brilliant battery system. Charged from dead in 90mins. Run-down...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 27, 9:39pm

Re: Regulated headlights...
Ok. I didn't believe that 90-hour stat anyways. Original question, battery pack for the light I already own, for a thru! haha. I'm carrying a 6,000mAh battery pack to jack the core int...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 4:30pm

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I'm really just balking at the price tag. Not knockin' anyone for spending money on the best! I also have a several hundred lumen "big guy" that I bring if I know I will be ...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 2:21pm

Re: H600
I must be missing something. My Petzl Tikka 2 says 90 hours at 70 lumens. 2.76 oz. I want the USB recharge because if I somehow manage to kill my light in 5 days I can jack it in to the small ...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 1:49pm

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So let me get this straight. That light is $130-ish, plus a charger. And 4.4oz. Outside of tactical operations, you guys use this as your daily headlamp? Yes, I see the 1090 lumens

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 1:13pm

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(Diane is sending me her CORE, so OP question is answered :) ) To clarify that spec you might just call Zebra.

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 1:05pm

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"The battery is going to last for thousands of charges." Is that a stated spec, independent test result, or assumption (WAG)? Many batteries are measured in hundreds of recharge cycle...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 25, 10:54am

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Thanks for the reply 21 days ago! (I forgot to watch this thread, and searched to pull it back up) I think this is worth giving a shot, with less than $20 for the key materials, you have both th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pump Filter Using Sawyer Mini
February 24, 2:17pm

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Diane, I sent you an email. Not sure what's up with my PM, its worked before. The Bosavi looks great. Unfortunately the $70 is beyond what I consider reasonable for a flashlight (I own 3-4...

In GEAR » Petzl Core battery - where to buy? Alternatives?
February 24, 11:18am

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