Eclipse approved eyewear...

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  1. Twisted_Metal

    Twisted_Metal Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I would have to agree.

    The amount of light our star puts out even with only 1-2% exposed makes a HUGE difference in what you see and hear.

    Birds roosting in the grape vines at the vineyard and the sudden sound of every critter that makes night noises, for just a couple of minutes, in the middle of the day.

    We drove 1000 miles and, to me, it was worth it!
     
  2. budro6968

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    This is the way I was taught in grade school. Simple is the way I like it.
     
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    Did yours blink to dark and light real fast. Mine did. I just used a hand held one My kids almost had no interest, I had to drag them out to look. But then the clouds came a wreck it. I drank my beer and had a good time while I cooked on the grill.
     
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    Exactly what mine did. My had held was only rated at 10 so I just gave up and went inside. It's just an overhyped shadow anyway.
     
  5. BLUE72CAMARO

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    We had 99.4% blockage here at work and it wasn't any darker than a bad thunderstorm, it was enough to make the cicadas start making noise and turn on the street lights but not very dark. I may drive to southern IL to see the next one in a couple years in totality.
     
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