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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Re: Re: re: Lightest PLB
"The battery exp date on mine is printed on the instructions on the outside of my unit." Thanks. That's good to know.

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 09, 12:56pm

Re: re: Lightest PLB
ResQLink Battery Date on a ACR ResQFix -

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 09, 9:36am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightest PLB?
RescueMe at Banyon Pilot Shop is $268.95 with shipping. And I recall a similar deal about a year ago from another dealer. The best price I can find on an ACR ResQLink-375 (#2880, non-flo...

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 09, 5:39am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightest PLB?
Yes, a difference on storage. My house seldom gets that cold.

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 08, 9:53pm

Re: Re: Lightest PLB?
...from Ocean Signal I believe -20C is a Cospas-Sarsat PLB requirement for a Class 2 device.

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 08, 9:47pm

Re: Re: Lightest PLB?
^^^ Seven year battery life and warranty.

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 08, 8:47pm

Re: Re: Inflating UL Synmat 7 by mouth - loss of insulation?
There are a couple of threads on this. try "matt condensation dry", or similar ...

In GEAR » Inflating UL Synmat 7 by mouth - loss of insulation?
March 08, 7:58pm

Re: reviews?
"But how well does it work?" Devices designed as PLBs (versus SEND devices like SPOT and inReach) are tested and certified for the COSPAS-SARSAT organization. So in terms of functional...

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 08, 12:53pm

Re: Thanks for all the good advice!
"Every trip I've been on I've never managed to eat more than half of the food that I bring and I end up packing the other half back out. So even if I ate twice as much as expected, I s...

In Gear Lists » Gear for the JMT?
March 08, 9:34am

Re: Lightest PLB?
"Lightest" is my recollection as well. Lightest by ~37 grams (versus ACR ResQLink), and, I think, smallest, as well.

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 08, 9:21am

All Reader Reviews by Greg Mihalik

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
This rating reflects use below 40° F. For summer use it could go much higher. I have wanted to try the Therm-A-Rest Neoair (72"), hoping it would be both light and warm. I've been thr...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 18, 10:35am

Petzl e+LITE
Just to get my experience into this thread here is a ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 02, 7:00pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Poor packing on my part resulted in a TD 12-10 stove getting a little squashed. I straightened it out as best possible and continued to use it for 8 more days, with no discernable loss of functionali...

In Trekking Poles
June 09, 6:23pm