Re: Spotlighting

Subject: Re: Spotlighting
From: "Frank O'Connor" <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 21:45:01 +0800
At 11:56 20/06/98 +1000, Keith & Lindsay Fisher wrote:
>Gun shops and sporting goods stores tried selling me
>MEGAWATT lamps with 2km beams! I actually found someone
>using one of these! just about blew the poor animal out
>of the tree).

I hope they didn't blink before their battery went flat!  Imagine carrying a
battery to power a megawatt lamp!  And the heat would be marvellous for a
cold night!  A megawatt would easily carry 2km.  I would think that they
were using a million candlepower lamp which is very different.

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