http://hackneystravel.com/wp-content/themes/fullscreen/fullscreen
more

Rightbox

Category Archives: Gear

Doug’s Tip Makes Engadget – the D620 Story

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Steph was on TV on Wednesday and I get a mention on Engadget on Friday. Quite a week for us. http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/02/dell-latitude-e6410-e6510-finally-make-it-to-us/ (click on any photo for larger size)

Truck Camper Magazine Interview – Part Two

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Part two of our interview by Truck Camper Magazine is here: http://www.truckcampermagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=842&Itemid=34 .

The Fuso Stuff

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

We’ve been asked more than once what we carried on the Fuso in its 10,000 liters of locking storage space. Since we loaded it as we built it, and started ejecting stuff off of it immediately after pulling out, we …

Kindle 2 Update

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Here’s an update on My Life With Kindle After a little less than one month of use, my Kindle 2 died. It was a horrible, distorted death, manifested by the unfortunate Lewis Carroll as illustrated here:   For those of …

The Hat Photo

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

I’ve been getting a lot of requests for a shot of me in the hat from the story The Hat Man, so here it is:

Stuff-o-holic

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  Hello, my name is Doug, and I am a stuff-o-holic. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/ecuador/stuff-o-holic.pdf .

Fuso Units at Work

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  We visited the world’s largest open pit copper mine at Chuquicamata, Chile today. While we were there we had the chance to see the trucks referenced in the post “Fuso Units” at work. The mine uses 94 of these …

Fuso Units

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Those of you who remember the post “How Big is Big” will remember that we try to express size in units other than arbitrary measures such as meters or feet. Today’s example uses units of Fuso. Yesterday we found something …

The Shrine

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

You approach as any new pilgrim would after a long, long journey across the dry, dusty desert. You approach with trepidation. You approach with wonder. You approach with reverence. Click here for the rest of the story: www.hackneys.com/travel/chile/docs/theshrine.pdf .  

The Boots

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

We both wanted to buy real hiking boots before we departed the U.S. for this journey. The task slipped down the To Do list until we found ourselves at REI a day or two before we flew out, sitting in …