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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: bread
"but how do you "regulate" esbit, as you regulate the alcohol stove with a simmer top ?" Sorry, I wasn't clear. You can only regulate the alcohol burner, AFAIK. The...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Baking bread in an UL pot?
March 07, 4:13pm

Re: bread
Christoph, Esbit or Alcohol in a Cone is pretty much the same. I didn't know how tightly bound you were to the Inferno. The alcohol burner with a muffin tin as a 'simmer top' allows y...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Baking bread in an UL pot?
March 07, 3:51pm

Re: bread
Christoph - Is using the alcohol burner an option?.... ...Or are you committed to "Inferno Only" mode? Are you locked into "dry baking" or is "steam baking" OK? ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Baking bread in an UL pot?
March 07, 11:39am

Re: Having the time to backpack
"..but as for me, I am a working fool that just cant take the time off." This statement needs clarifying ;-) Are you choosing to work 80 hour weeks all year long to "move up&qu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Having the time to backpack
March 07, 9:38am

Re: Calder Fosters versus Heineken
Joe, I work-hardened my Fosters by carrying in caddy-less for about 300 miles. It then developed pinholes at the support rib. While others have done well with the Fosters, I suspect that I jus...

In GEAR » Caldera Keg GVP?
March 06, 3:40pm

Re: How do I get a URL that references part way down a discussion?
Bob, Look in the URL window at the last part of the address - .....thread_id=29286&skip_to_post=251213#251213 where the last digits identify a particular post. Decrement/Increment t...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » How do I get a URL that references part way down a discussion?
March 06, 3:28pm

Re: Driglide™ Update
Not surprisingly, Ron Moaks over at SMD noticed my post. Here is his e-mail to me: "Concerning your BPL inquiry on origins of Driglide. We did rebrand it because I didn't think it'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Six Moon Designs Driglide™
March 06, 2:16pm

Six Moon Designs Driglide™
Does anyone know if the Driglide™ fabric, used by Six Moon Designs for the Swift'10, is available under a general name from the typical suppliers? Is this is a case of 're-branding'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Six Moon Designs Driglide™
March 05, 8:35pm

Re: Shots of the Week: March 5 - March 11
Dondo, I'm in southern Colorado. The Grand Canyon is 9 to 10 hours away, depending on roads. If I leave at 6 in the morning, I can get a permit that afternoon, and be IN the canyon the next m...

In Photo Gallery » Shots of the Week: March 5 - March 11
March 05, 7:24pm

Re: GoLite Ion
Nate, I got your PM less than a minute before Greg Lewis' post, which placed you 2nd in line. As noted above, Michael declined, so it's yours. PM's sent both ways. I consider th...

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Ion, Green, Medium, New
March 05, 7:12pm

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