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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: Re: Bending Aluminum Rod for a Pack Stay
Bill, Thanks for the Link. I'd forgotten about the Harrier. That is one very impressive project.

In Make Your Own Gear » Bending Aluminum Rod for a Pack Stay
November 29, 8:08am

Re: WPB tec
"If the available WPB technologies are going to be auctioned off for use under different names, I doubt that even BPL will be able to break through the confusion that results." I'v...

In GEAR » "ion-mask" nano waterproofing technology
November 28, 7:13pm

Re: Not sure, but nice quilt!
"Would you be interested in making one for me?" I can recommend Javan Dempsey. PM him to get started. Fine Custom Work.

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt fill advice
November 28, 7:10pm

Re: Desert Pack
Figure 6 liters at 12 pounds- Assume 12 pounds for gear- Leaving 6 pounds for food, for four days - I have carried 35#-40# in a Vapor Trail in relative comfort for many trips. [I don't d...

In GEAR » Grand Canyon Gear Questions
November 27, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Bear Canisters?
That is correct - the 2010 hiking season. Not 2009. A new Order will be issued before May of 2011. I doubt if the language will revert. Clarification is needed.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Canisters?
November 26, 8:52pm

Bear Canisters?
"This map tells the whole story:" Well, no it doesn't. It is a 2009 map. On the Inyo National Forest site the Order for food protect...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Canisters?
November 26, 8:44pm

Re: cowboy camp but mind the wind
" sounds like some sort of rodent proofing would be wise..." There are ammo cans at the main corridor campsites, so protection is provided. Elsewhere - depends on site usage, b...

In GEAR » Grand Canyon Gear Questions
November 25, 9:38am

Re: Frontier Pro Fitting Question
"But Greg, my Katadyn carbon filter, part # 8013450, weighs a full 85 gm. (3 oz.) dry. Did I get a heavy lemon, or what?" No... I got bad math. NOW it weighs 3.2 ounces and I'll...

In GEAR » Frontier Pro Fitting Question
November 25, 7:57am

Re: myth that lightweight is more expensive
drift... Mike, nice job! I was surprised though to see the steel channel locks replaced by the Trangia Pot Grabber. Tough concession there... ...end drift.

In Gear Lists » First time I ever weighed my gear!
November 24, 8:01pm

Re: Hose
" will only fit inside on the clean exit side..." Cut a 1" piece of the straw, push it in, add a hose barb, connect to anything.

In GEAR » Frontier Pro Fitting Question
November 24, 7:08pm

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