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Gear Question

Its hard to tell in the image but is the...

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Its hard to tell in the image but is the shield around the lantern glass or a mesh?

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It's glass. I own this lantern and really like it, but would benefit from having a mesh shield. Having said that the glass shield has not shown any signs of wear or breakage through some pretty rough backpacking trips. In lighting the mantle, I have burned marks into the glass shield which is kind of annoying (can't clean them off). I would recommend lighting the mantle without placing the glass shield over it until the mantle's ready to be used. This will keep the burn marks from appearing...