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  1. Thread: Vlogging?

    by JohnDel
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    A good beginner's guide to making videos is The...

    A good beginner's guide to making videos is The Little Digital Video Book , 2nd Edition, 2008, by Michael Rubin. Some of the technical stuff such as tape versus flash drive storage is dated, but...
  2. A few further thoughts: Precipitation is about...

    A few further thoughts:

    Precipitation is about the same month to month in New York City so you're probably going to get rained on (or possibly snowed on, even in March). Bring rain gear.

    Most...
  3. The Panasonic ZS series and the similar Canon XS...

    The Panasonic ZS series and the similar Canon XS series are as compact as the Sony RX100 and have greater zoom range but, from what I've read, poorer image quality. I own the Panasonic ZS15, a...
  4. The National Museum of the American Indian, in...

    The National Museum of the American Indian, in lower Manhattan near the Staten Island ferry terminal, always has free admission. Its in a magnificent building from the early 1900s. Both the museum...
  5. Thread: Laptops

    by JohnDel
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    I recommend looking at a Dell Latitude E6220,...

    I recommend looking at a Dell Latitude E6220, E6230 or E7240. They're a series of business laptops with 12.5" screens and will meet your size and performance requirements. The 7240 is the latest...
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    Chad and drakeac - The Brain Bag has two main...

    Chad and drakeac - The Brain Bag has two main compartments. The camera can be kept separate from whatever else.
  7. Thread: Flashlights

    by JohnDel
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    Flashlight, flashlight... For you...

    Flashlight, flashlight... For you Parliament/Funkadelic fans.

    Dorcy 41-4750: inexpensive ($15 - $20), long throw, 4AA batteries. Bright (190 lumens), but not insanely bright.

    Olight i3s: $25...
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    A few simple things: The Snake Charmer fits in...

    A few simple things:

    The Snake Charmer fits in the bottom of the Daylight Backpack main compartment.

    The Horizontal Freudian Slip fits vertically in the Daylight Backpack. This is not for...
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    Vaterp, A pen, a pencil and business cards will...

    Vaterp,
    A pen, a pencil and business cards will all fit in a Double Organizer Pouch, which has clear material on the front of one of its pockets. Organization without much added size or weight.
  10. Moriond, Thanks. The video on the Synapse 19...

    Moriond,

    Thanks. The video on the Synapse 19 product page is of a pre-production one.


    Some comments from Darcy just before production started:

    9/04/2009:
    I will post the link to the...
  11. Adalangdon - Yes, in the listing the fraying was...

    Adalangdon - Yes, in the listing the fraying was described as wear.

    I'll post photos in a bit, hopefully in the next few days. Almost all of the differences are internal and I have to work out...
  12. Pre-Production Synapse - How Many Are Out There?

    Recently on ebay I bought an indigo/solar Synapse 19 that, based on my rooting through the forums and the internet, appears to a pre-production item. The small center pocket is Ultrasuede, the side...
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    This was discussed about five years ago in the...

    This was discussed about five years ago in the forums: http://www.tombihn.com/forums/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/2539-backpack-question-shoulder-straps-waist-straps.html

    REI sells hip belts as...
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    This past September I spent two weeks in New...

    This past September I spent two weeks in New Mexico traveling from New York using an A45 and a Daylight Backpack. Flew both ways using the A45 as a carryon and the DLBP as a personal item. Rented a...
  15. Thread: Forest!

    by JohnDel
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    I've got a black/hunter (I assume, its a very...

    I've got a black/hunter (I assume, its a very deep green)/steel Empire Builder I purchased used a few years ago so don't know exactly how old it is. Its understated but a nice bit of color compared...
  16. Thread: Barcelona??

    by JohnDel
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    Montjuic Park has various attractions in addition...

    Montjuic Park has various attractions in addition to the Castell, including the Port Vell Aerial Tramway, which offers great views of the city and the harbor.

    The Barcelona subway system is easy...
  17. AddALL (addall.com) is a compilation website that...

    AddALL (addall.com) is a compilation website that can search across multiple other websites for books, ebooks magazines, etc. There are separate search functions for new books and for used and out...
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    Moose, Photos like the ones you posted are...

    Moose,
    Photos like the ones you posted are comforting. To me, anyway.
  19. To get a better idea of your space requirements,...

    To get a better idea of your space requirements, I suggest you pile everything you want to carry on top of a table or in an open top box, measure the length, width and height of the pile, calculate...
  20. The Co-Pilot will probably fit in the Aeronaut...

    The Co-Pilot will probably fit in the Aeronaut packing cube backpack. But check with the factory.
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    Unless the paracord has the same elasticity and...

    Unless the paracord has the same elasticity and cushioning as Poron, there is going to be a durability versus comfort trade off. For hand lugging moderate to heavy loads, nothing I've experienced is...
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    Poron insoles for shoes are sold many places. Or...

    Poron insoles for shoes are sold many places. Or google Poron sheet and then click the Shop for Poron sheet link. You will see listings for 12" x 12" sheets of various thicknesses.
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    The padded strap wrap is 10" long while the grap...

    The padded strap wrap is 10" long while the grap handle is about 7" long. So it won't fit without cutting it down.
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    Buy some Poron and tape it on. If you have my...

    Buy some Poron and tape it on. If you have my skills, it will be ugly but functional. If you have better skills, it will be nice looking and functional. Arrange the Poron on both sides of the LCB...
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    Frank, What you suggest is already made. They...

    Frank,
    What you suggest is already made. They are called rolling shopping bags or rolling folding shopping bags or rolling folding totes.

    Black Folding Rolling Shopping Bag w Wheels Folding...
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