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Can I buy a simple sleeping bag for all of my outdoor use?
Technically, there are 3 types of sleeping bags for
various uses outdoors - trail, trekking and mountain. Trail bags are great for short trips and
ideal for inexpensive sleeping bags.
Trekking bags are designed for longer use and are usually much more
lightweight. Lastly, mountain sleeping
bags are especially lightweight and are made with extra insulation.
on Feb 21, 2019
Do insect repellent clothes look much worse than normal clothes?
No. Insect repellent clothes look like most outdoor clothies, but are woven with a certain substance that kills or knocks out bugs and extends its effects on also the uncovered parts of the body close to the piece of clothes.
It looks or smells no differently than normal clothes, and costs only a bit more, not even so much.
on Feb 01, 2019
Are there any sleeping bag with pillows?
Yes there are, sleeping bag's pillows are made of cotton and
designed not to enlarge the original bag in order to be able to carry it as
usual. You should visit your local camping store and ask for a sleeping bag with
a pillow they got to have one.
on Jan 24, 2019
My flashlight won't charge but still turns on when plugged in
Hello, Jacob -
I am guessing that your flashlight uses a rechargeable battery or batteries. If so . . . if you have not already done so, have you replaced the rechargeable battery or batteries with a new one / new ones?
Rechargeable batteries do not last forever and eventually need to be replaced with fresh ones.
It would help in advising you to know the make and model of your flashlight. To provide that information, you can choose Comment and type the information in the Comment box.
on Jan 20, 2019
Why my lantern want stay lit.
Is this a battery powered lantern (not gas)?
Usually this is caused by old or weak batteries. The light can work for a while, then when the voltage drops too low the light turns off. The battery voltage then rises again and the light can turn on again for a bit. Replace with new batteries.
Sometimes this is caused by bad battery connections, make sure they are very clean.
on Jan 18, 2019
Ozark trail mini lantern. I have replaced the 3a batteries and it still will not light.
Check for reversed batteries and bad battery connections.
Often the problem is corrosion / bad contacts at the battery terminals, especially if used batteries have been left in the device for a while, even if the batteries have not obviously leaked.
Scraping and/or careful cleaning of the device battery terminals will usually fix this. If corrosion is visible then scrub the terminals thoroughly with a bit of vinegar and then strong baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) solution to neutralise alkali and then rinse well with clean water, then dry. Don't let liquid get inside the works, or if that's unavoidable you might have to dismantle and rinse out then dry.
on Jan 17, 2019
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