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    Re: Heath Hezzanith question
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2007 Oct 22, 11:53 +1000

    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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