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RE: [ws100] Frogging?

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  • Lewis, Chuck
    I believe it may be a desert dweller s version of what some folks refer as Snipe hunting!?!?!?!?!? Hahahahahaa Chuck BTW - The head type lights though will
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 13, 2000
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      I believe it may be a desert dweller's version of what some folks refer as
      "Snipe" hunting!?!?!?!?!? Hahahahahaa
      Chuck
      BTW - The head type lights though will free up both hands which is pretty
      nice.........
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Ziesing, Hunter S [SMTP:hziesing@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 8:48 AM
      > To: 'ws100@egroups.com'
      > Subject: [ws100] Frogging?
      >
      > Chuck, you actually go frogging? Woa! are you that bored up there in the
      > desert?
      >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Lewis, Chuck [SMTP:LewisCW@...]
      > > Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 8:42 AM
      > > To: 'ws100@egroups.com'
      > > Subject: RE: [ws100] lights
      > >
      > > One of the runners at camp, this year, had a Light Emitting Diode
      > (LED)
      > > flashlight. As I recall, it was powered by 2 AA batteries. The light was
      > > kind of bluish, but what was unique was that it could go for days on a
      > > single set of batteries. It was pretty light in weight as well. I
      > believe
      > > he
      > > said he paid ~$30.00 and found it online at a website call
      > > "brightguy.com".
      > > I haven't personally tried to find it though.
      > > One of my friends tried a head lamp in '98 and I have used one in the
      > > past
      > > for frogging, but we both found them to cast tricky shadows. Last year
      > > (although it was much wetter) had alot of plant growth. A light up high,
      > > tended to cast enough shadows to completely obliterate the trail. I
      > found
      > > it
      > > much more comforting holding the light low and keeping it on the trail.
      > > I went with a 3 C cell flashlight, '99, that I got from Cabellas.
      > They
      > > cost about $30.00 also. Nice bright light.... bulletproof incase of
      > > falls.... but no adjustment on the light beam and when they are ready to
      > > go
      > > out (start getting dim), they're out completely in about 2 minutes. They
      > > have a good diameter to them which makes them easy to carry.....
      > > My only real suggestion here will be, that whatever light system you
      > > decide to run with, don't skimp on the batteries and carry a spare
      > > bulb....
      > > It gets awfully dark out there at night, even with a full moon like they
      > > had
      > > last year. I would also suggest locking yourself in you bathroom (with
      > the
      > > lights out) and practice changing batteries and a lamp.
      > > I'll be running this year with the same 3 C cell flashlights....
      > > Good luck!
      > > cl
      > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: Marge & Nick Burley [SMTP:goworkout@...]
      > > > Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 4:53 PM
      > > > To: ws100@egroups.com
      > > > Subject: [ws100] lights
      > > >
      > > > Hi,
      > > >
      > > > Does anyone have any recommendation for flashlights?
      > > >
      > > > Have anyone tried the light they had at the camp. I think it was
      > called
      > > > streamlight or something like that. I would like to purchase one
      > before
      > > > the
      > > > race. I going to check on-line, but though maybe if someone had any
      > > > information they could pass it on.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks,
      > > >
      > > > Marge Burley
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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