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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
greg at smgm dot org

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Re: gps and tablets
"I use the MSR tablets when I don't bring a filter. They are pretty easy. Drop in tablets, shake it up, 45 mins you can drink." MSR Aquatabs generate chlorine as the disinfecting...

In Gear Lists » Another JMT Gear List
March 10, 11:43am

Re: About gear failures?
"Any thoughts?" Yes, Reader Beware. Often you can read between the lines and figure out what is going on. If that particular situation is of value, you can always ask for clarifica...

In GEAR » About gear failures?
March 09, 6:57pm

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

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