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#130300 - 03/07/10 04:52 PM Bat Hat
Jimshaw Offline
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Registered: 10/22/03
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Yesterday I hung my Foretrex 301 GPS from the loop on the back of my baseball hat so it could easily "track". I was thinking with a head lamp on the front and maybe a pocket in it for my Ipod it would be pretty general purpose like a bat belt. Maybe another pocket for a cell phone. Would bring new meaning to "don't forget your hat". Probably beat a shoe phone too.
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#130327 - 03/08/10 12:04 AM Re: Bat Hat [Re: Jimshaw]
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You could probably re-rig one of the headbands from the old-school headlamps - you know the old petzl's that had incandescent bulbs and too the square batteries - just re-rig the battery pocket to hold the gps. then put a light led headlamp on the front and you're set.

You *must* have one of those old petzl's lying around - I know I do..

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#130356 - 03/08/10 10:37 PM Re: Bat Hat [Re: Jimshaw]
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When we were doing our AK trip last summer, a couple of the guys left there GPS's on to leave a cookie crumb trail then linked that to a post on TT so if anyone wanted to see where we were and our progress, they just had to click on the link in the post. The one guy had his on his pack, cool deal.

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