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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: Re: Jeebus
"There is no morality in [big] business." Chew on this - "General Motors Co will not have to face dozens of lawsuits accusing it of concealing an ignition-switch defect that ha...

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
April 15, 3:55pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: For Summer use, do you overheat with high R value pads?
"But we aren't walking or camping on Mars or Venus." Grand Canyon, September 2014, on the river. 110F air temp. 100F ground temp where I set up camp (Brunton recording thermomet...

In GEAR » For Summer use, do you overheat with high R value pads?
April 15, 10:32am

Re: Re: For Summer use, do you overheat with high R value pads?
^^^ "... but in any event the pad is not ever actually "heating" you." When the ground temperature is above 98.6F the pad may eventually rise to ground temperature and t...

In GEAR » For Summer use, do you overheat with high R value pads?
April 14, 10:36pm

Re: Re: Re: For Summer use, do you overheat with high R value pads?
^^^ WAG - I would guess the conventional mattress would feel warmer, and the water bed cooler. The water bed, assuming there is only a thin sheet between you and it, will conduct your body...

In GEAR » For Summer use, do you overheat with high R value pads?
April 14, 8:32pm

Re: JB weld
There are food grade epoxys out there. I doubt if JB Weld products undergo that testing, but some might be innocuous.

In GEAR » JB Weld
April 14, 8:28pm

Re: JB Weld
A place to start is a "Material Safety Data Sheet" for the specific product you are considering. Google "MSDS JB Weld". If nothing else, you may end up ruling out some of th...

In GEAR » JB Weld
April 14, 8:24pm

Re: Bad form!
Bankruptcy is just another business tool. And, like Kickstarter, if you can fool a few people you can carry on.

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
April 14, 8:49am

Re: Re: shelter
I carry a SOL Two Person Bivy, plus a 20"x48"x1/2" CCF pad. It's big enough to get into, with gear, so everything stays dry. I figure I'll just hunker under a tree till he...

In GEAR » Emergency shelter with lower extremity injury
April 13, 9:38pm

Re: this
^^^ Nope. The OP is in typical trail runners, not VFF.

In Make Your Own Gear » adding toe loops for gaiters
April 13, 8:11pm

Re: Person/Outfit that will make cuben tent fly to replace sil?
Zpacks. It's worth an email, with details and expected timeline.

In GEAR » Person/Outfit that will make cuben tent fly to replace sil?
April 13, 2:50pm

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