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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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Re: GG Lightrek 4 Issues
Make sure the expander spins freely on the stud, then hand tighten it a bit - to the point you can just barely get the top half on, then slowly twist and push, confirming you still have traction as...

In GEAR » GG Lighttrek 4 Issues
August 23, 9:31am

Re: not squirrel proof
Just "Pin Holes" ? Clean each spot with alcohol. Get a toothpick to dab and spread 100% GE Silicone, or McNett. Neatly. Do both sides if you are really paranoid. NBD.

In GEAR » New Tarptent ;this is the Moment !!!
August 23, 7:30am

Re: Re: Re: First Impressions of the European Model MSR Hubba Hubba HP
Thank you Miguel.

In GEAR » First Impressions of the European Model MSR Hubba Hubba HP
August 23, 6:13am

Re: aLoksak question
Fill big sink with water. Scoop in a bunch of air and seal the bag. Submerge it and lean on it. Then you'll know. This is how I test ours after every trip. I patch the pinholes and ...

In GEAR » aLoksak question
August 22, 10:45pm

Re: First Impressions of the European Model MSR Hubba Hubba HP
Miguel, Can you post a web site that has pictures? Or post some of your own. This intrigues me, especially at this weight. Thanks.

In GEAR » First Impressions of the European Model MSR Hubba Hubba HP
August 22, 10:39pm

Re: Re: Re: MYO - Caldera Cone
Casey, "Greg, do you really boil 1 liter of water with 1 ounce of denatured alcohol?" Usually under an ounce of 85% ethanol for a liter of water. We recently got back from 2 5-day ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO - Caldera Cone
August 21, 3:35pm

Re: For Sale - MontBell Alpine Lt. Down Parka
Clarification Please: This is in fact the Alpine Light and Not the U.L. Down Inner? (The former at 14 ounces and the latter at 9 ounces) I asked because this got confused by someone else in ...

In Gear Swap » For Sale - MontBell Alpine Lt. Down Parka
August 21, 1:43pm

LeukoTape Repackaged
After a recent trip, where I once again used LeukoTape to save the day, I realized what a PITA it is to unroll it from a small dowell, handle, and cut. So, taking a hint from Andrew Skurka, I fo...

In GEAR » LeukoTape Repackaged
August 21, 1:24pm

Re: FS: Random Stuff: XA 20 Please...
I'll take the Salomon XA 20 Pack. PM Sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Random Stuff (Golite,Salomon,OR)
August 20, 12:57pm

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

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