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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: Re: Re: Kevlar fabric
Very Off Topic... Cuben could also be seen as a tremendous waste of money . . . (BTW, I have owned 2 kevlar canoes. Neither died from UV exposure.)

In Make Your Own Gear » Kevlar fabric
August 19, 4:14pm

Re: "Betrayed by Leukotape"
I have incredible success with - Wash and wipe the affected area plus 1/2" with water, no soap, till clean. Wipe the area with alcohol to further de-grease. Apply Tincture of Benzoin to t...

In GEAR » Betrayed by Leukotape
August 19, 2:48pm

Re: Bottle Integrity
A local shop cut open one of their MSR bottles that had been used for alcohol storage (Don't know how long). The bottom and sides were a spiderweb of dark etchings. Our MSR bottle below had ...

In GEAR » Ruined MSR fuel bottles?
August 19, 12:45pm

Re: Kevlar fabric
"And lastly, do I really need some super expensive scissors? Wouldn't it be possible to use some cheap gardening scissor?" I tried to use generic scissors on some course 100% kevla...

In Make Your Own Gear » Kevlar fabric
August 19, 11:40am

Re: Heat sealable nylon
Well... it's pretty waterproof.... Hand made canoe by Steve Fleetwood using heat sealable pack cloth. (at

In Make Your Own Gear » Heat sealable nylon
August 18, 4:31pm

Re: FS: Ti Nails
I'll take a set. PM Sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti Nails
August 17, 8:28pm

Carbon Fiber Trekking Pole Repair
A fall resulted in the breaking of the lower section of an adjustable CF trekking pole at the junction of the two sections. We considered an external splint – using a section of tubing for ten...

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber Trekking Pole Repair
August 17, 7:14pm

Re: Winds: Big Sandy Lake to Fish Park ?
I just accomplished this route. It took a little sleuthing, and a little bit of hope. The result was well worth the effort. Having started the day below Shadow Lake, I topped Texas Pass, droppe...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winds: Big Sandy Lake to Fish Park ?
August 17, 2:55pm

Re: Winds: Big Sandy Lake to Fish Park ?
Clarification: On the northwest corner of Big Sandy Lake is Lost Creek, that flows from Blue Lake, that sits below Fish Creek Pass, on the way to Fish Lake and Fish Creek Park. I'm looking ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winds: Big Sandy Lake to Fish Park ?
July 25, 8:54pm

Re: Mike C's mole sauce
Search skills on this site are often thwarted by the very poor search engine. Although initiative IS appreciated, sometimes it's just easier to ask. But when the "collective's&qu...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mike C's mole sauce
July 25, 6:40pm

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