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Jump to new posts Re: Nifty small headlamp by teacher @ Yesterday at 09:43 PM

...I scatter keychain lights through out my kits; first aid bag, survival kit, on jacket or pack, etc.
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Jump to new posts Carrick Loop/ Bowline alternative - Tutorial by TonyE @ Yesterday at 09:41 PM

Carrick Loop ABOK 1033 - lanyard, zipper pull, etc. Carrick Loop Tutorial
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Jump to new posts Re: Article: Community, Preparedness, Resiliency by hikermor @ Yesterday at 08:49 PM

While there are examples of "lone wolf" humans getting along OK for a bit (the real life model-for Robinson Crusoe comes to mind) most of the time we thrive better in some sort of social group. It is always nice to have someone watching yo
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Jump to new posts Re: Article: Community, Preparedness, Resiliency by clearwater @ Yesterday at 07:27 PM

While I agree that cooperation is needed in disaster situations, his "Lone Wolf" analogy is lame. Wolves often strike out for themselves for years at a time. It is part of their cycle of movement and survival for their species. Example ht
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Jump to new posts Re: Happy anniversary to me! by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 05:53 PM

Originally Posted By: dougwalkaboutChaos, we truly appreciate your steady hand on the tiller. Happy 10th, and here's hoping you can put up with this gang of lunatics a while longer. Cheers! Thanks very much! I derive a great deal of enjoyment and
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Jump to new posts Re: Happy anniversary to me! by M_a_x @ Yesterday at 04:23 PM

I second the encouragement to chaosmagnet. And thanks chaosmagnet for this work. I do not know whether I qualify as an oldtimer. My member number is 126 and I completed 17 years here. Those year where full of fun and education. Thanks to the communit
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Jump to new posts Re: Article: Community, Preparedness, Resiliency by hikermor @ Yesterday at 03:32 PM

Excellent articles. my experience squares with their findings completely. A little forethought goes a long ways...
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Jump to new posts Article: Community, Preparedness, Resiliency by dougwalkabout @ Yesterday at 03:51 AM

Hello all, I came across this short article in Grit.com and thought you might find it worth your time. "Reasonable Preparedness, Real Resiliency" https://www.grit.com/blogs/reasonable-preparedness-real-resiliency Quote: "During 33 y
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Jump to new posts Re: Happy anniversary to me! by Nomad @ Yesterday at 01:54 AM

17 years here, but only 471 posts. But I have read most of what has been posted over those 17 years. What an education it has been.
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Jump to new posts Re: Nifty small headlamp by Phaedrus @ 12/05/19 11:37 PM

Probably a wise choice! I'm having trouble getting away from lithium batteries as they have so many advantages. But I do have some rechargeable stuff, too.
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Jump to new posts Re: Nifty small headlamp by hikermor @ 12/05/19 11:06 PM

I am moving gradually to a situation where my small electronics, typically a cell phone, lights, and GPS, are all field rechargeable, either from each other or from a power bank which on extended projects or trips could be replenished by a solar pane
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Jump to new posts Re: Nifty small headlamp by Tjin @ 12/05/19 02:43 PM

I think that rechargeable or replaceable batteries are dependent on your concept of use. - With a USB rechargeable one; you can make sure to batteries are full, by recharging them every night during a trip. - With a replaceable one; you replace t
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Jump to new posts Re: Nifty small headlamp by Russ @ 12/05/19 01:45 PM

Knog Quokka at REI interesting, but my Fenix HL23 takes NiMH AAs as well as Lithium primaries which can easily be swapped out. No need for any down time while the light recharges.
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Jump to new posts Re: Nifty small headlamp by Tjin @ 12/05/19 08:56 AM

Other tiny USB rechargeable headlights options are: Petzl Bindi Nitecore UL25 Both have more lumens and appear to have better performance.
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