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    Re: Heath Hezzanith question
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2007 Oct 22, 00:01 -0400

    On Oct 21, 2007, at 9:53 PM, Peter Fogg wrote:
    > Alex wrote:
    >> I agree that one can live without a light
    >> (though a sextant light is a great convenience at night,
    >> in a small boat, without an assistant. My experience
    >> shows that two hands is usually not enough to do everything,
    >> you have to hold the flash light with your teeth,
    >> and then it is hard to direct it properly.)
    > Some people use a small light mounted on a strap that fits onto the
    > forehead. I have noticed that there is now a much greater variety of
    > such lights available, and their prices have come down. They can be
    > found at camping and other stores catering to leisure activities. Some
    > have LED illumination. My limited experience with these lights is that
    > they tend to be too bright, so destroying one's night vision, but I
    > would imagine that could be overcome (eg; use of filters).
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