Just a few random things to share.
A light meter can say a new light is brighter than the old one
but to your eyes, the light appears dimmer and is more difficult
to work in. Imagine
trying to get a brighter light for your work area to meet local
codes. Now imagine getting that new light installed, having
the light meter tell you the new light is brighter meeting local
codes but your eyes see the light as dimmer, and is more
difficult to work in due to eye strain. This is not as
uncommon as you might think. There is a real explanation for
The BluuBull stove is my version of the classic alcohol stove
for backpacking. I used it for a few years and liked it.
There were no moving parts or seals to go bad, burned very clean
denatured alcohol, was light
weight, compact and never failed. However, started using
the Jet Boil
Stove. These archived pages show what it is,
how to use it and a few other details. The pages also
describe in great detail how to make your own if you so choose.