Re: (Edit) FR: Brunton Glorb - Tim
- Hi Cora,
Thanks for taking the time to edit my report.
A couple of explanations...
> > I've done a ton of day trips, varying in@@@I was establishing "pack time"; i.e. time spent bouncing around in
> > length from short hikes of 2 - 5 mi (3 - 8 km) to full
> > day treks of 10 - 15 mi (16 - 24 km). I've used the Glorb
> > on two extended weekend trips.
> ### What does 'done a ton of day trips' mean? Did you use
> the glorb on the day hikes, or did you just carry it on
> > Total estimated trail@@@Again, building my case about durability...
> > mileage with the Glorb is about 150 mi (241 km).
> ### I know that trail mileage is a big deal for packs and
> boots and clothing, but you might want to say how many
> light tests/days/nights used for the glorb, since it just
> sits relatively protected in your pack while on trail. You
> could also move this measurement down to where you talk
> about the durability of the mantle since jostling steps
> matter then...?
> > In the end, I decided I really couldn't@@@You're right. I got a little careless there; thanks.
> > tell, other than stating it's bright enough for me.
> ### If you want, there are many generally accepted
> measurements. One is enough light to read by. Another is
> enough light to pick the dirt out of your food by. A third
> is the radius that it illuminates, either is measurements
> or relative (entire tent, entire camp area, beyond
> campsite, etc). Whatever is fine, but your readers
> probably won't know what 'bright enough for me' equals in
>@@@Actually, yes! I used it to heat up some water for hot cider.
> > In a pinch I'm quite sure I could use it as an
> > emergency stove as well!
> ### Have you used it as a stove, or in a similar function?
> If not, please don't project.
It's only a drink, but my "cooking" out backpacking doesn't extend
much further than that. I'll simply state what I've done and let the
reader decide. Thanks again Cora.