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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: trekking poles
"I've not read anything or looked into trekking poles at all. Are they even necessary?" Not until after your first knee surgery. So, maybe, never. It's on on-going discussion ...

In Gear Lists » New to backpacking
March 22, 8:56pm

Re: Superfeet
IF IF IF you decide to go with Superfeet, wait until your Big_Mile weekend is over. Now is not the time to be making changes in footware.

In GEAR » Superfeet
March 22, 7:30pm

Re: drying
We have dryer that has a fan in it. Hot air (140°F) moving across the trays takes about 8 hours. I don't have any idea how long it would take in an oven, or how to set the temperature low e...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How to Dehydrate Sauce?
March 22, 2:25pm

Re: Re: Arc Pata TNF Asolo
Ruohau, I think the word you want is "Bump". As in "Bump me to the top of the list". Not "Dump me over the edge."

In Gear Swap » Arc Pata TNF Asolo
March 22, 2:18pm

Re: Re: carbon monoxide
Ah, yes. Relative Risk versus Absolute Risk. 'A' can be 10x higher than 'B', and still be way below a critical threshold.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fuel for alcohol stoves
March 22, 12:45pm

: Up Hills v.s. Downhills and speed
"Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall is an interesting read, and, among other things, looks a distance running and foot strike.

In Philosophy & Technique » High Speed Backpacking - why
March 22, 10:01am

Re: GG LT4 Expander Retrival
I think a pilot hole followed by a rasp would be easier than cutting off the current handle, but that's your call. Let us know how things work out.

In Make Your Own Gear » glue for cuben fiber
March 21, 8:37pm

Re: food lists
Look Here on posting a spreadsheet. No reason it can't be food. And, IMHO, inserting into a thread keeps all the info together, versus posting on you profle, which Will change.

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 21, 4:07pm

Re: GG LT4 Expander Retrival
Douglas, Another thought - If, indeed your expander is locked on the threaded bolt and is under compression, perhaps just a long-shafted screwdriver would do the trick. No need to hold the "...

In Make Your Own Gear » glue for cuben fiber
March 21, 3:50pm

Re: epoxy
I assume the expander has is somehow "locked" in the threaded bolt (this happened to me), and when trying to pull them apart the epoxy on the "nut" gave before the expander? (mi...

In Make Your Own Gear » glue for cuben fiber
March 21, 3:49pm

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