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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: Ice Axe for 12 year old
Give serious thought to the requirement for the adz. The pick, Yes, for self arrest, but in a panic situation it is pretty easy to pull an ax under the body, and the adz close to the face. You ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Ice Axe for 12 year old
April 08, 6:49pm

Re: good hitch = fast and simple
Hummm... lets see... the door on the Left, or the door on the Right? Oh, wait... is that knot tied correctly? I'm a LineLock guy, but if I have to tie things off a taught-line i...

In GEAR » linelocs vs prusik loops
April 06, 8:50pm

Re: Re: Sub 8 ounce Rainshell Questions
"...but for something that rides in my pack most of the time and will probably delaminate before I get any real use out of it, cheaper prices are what wins me over : )" +1

In GEAR » Sub 8 ounce Rainshell Questions
April 05, 9:54pm

Re: Re: Why wouldn't this work?
ahhhhh....you missed a "milli" or two in there ....

In GEAR » Battery charger pack specs comparison!
April 05, 5:32pm

Re: Patagonia Tenkara Rods
The Patagonia system is a far cry from traditional tenkara - Short stiff rod, floating line, leader, etc. HYOH and all of that, it's fishing, but IMHO it ain't tenkara.

In Fishing » Patagonia Tenkara Rods
April 04, 3:03pm

Re: Re: windows xp replacement
Peter, It is a Google product and environment. Can you avoid sending everything back to the mother ship by using 3rd party email and browser programs? (Google is building tracking into search ...

In On the Web » windows xp replacement ?
April 04, 10:53am

Re: Re: Re: BPA & Tritan, and more reasons not to use plastic
"Register receipt tapes are coated in BPA, btw." THERMAL printer receipts. And while most receipt printers are thermal, not all are. I never take them.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Bisphenol A, Plastic Bottles, Poisoning Ourselves Each Hike?
April 04, 10:44am

Re: Hanging on the face of a cliff with one arm busted up
Ah yes, nothing like Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt - "..the FastFind is that it isn't a one-handed operation (for me at least)..." ... but for most of us it could be accompli...

In GEAR » PLB use
April 02, 4:40pm

Re: Upper
I've had a number of shoes do that. If I like the shoe and order it again I apply a layer of SeamGrip to that area to serve as "armor".

In GEAR » Shoe Question
March 30, 9:48pm

Re: The Efficiency Percentage Calculation
Delmar, In english (versus the equation), what is the Efficiency Percentage number?

In Make Your Own Gear » The Alcohol Stove “Efficiency Percentage” Test Thread
March 30, 7:16pm

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