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Gregory Stein (tauneutrino) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upper Galilee
About Me I'm husband, dad, hiker, photographer and software engineer.
Born in Kazahstan
Moved to Israel at age of 17 alone
Served in IDF
Completed B.Sc degree at ORT Braude Academic College
Now work at Intel as SW Eng.

Hiked from age of 7 in Kazakhstan with my dad. Have inherited this love for outdoor and nature. Hiking a lot in Israel and in the world. :D

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All Forum Posts by Gregory Stein

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A nike dri-fit running cap + some dri-fit cloth
My Nike dri-fit running cap is 47 gram. Add to it very light dri-fit fabric and you get UL hat which is very airy and protects from sun. I live in Israel. Believe me we have enough of that UV ra...

In GEAR » Sun Hats - Full Brim vs Ball cap with neck cape/bandana
April 30, 11:34pm

LT4's are not available for several months!
THey are out of stock for so long! I start thinking about alternatives... Can you guys suggest on some really lightweight but strong enough hiking poles? I'm not a tall guy 5'5" and 14...

In GEAR » recommended Trailstar poles?
April 30, 11:28pm

Re: Re: Khmm...
Nick, thank you for the info. I see, when I go up/down hill I strike forefoot. On steps also. And I do so when I cross some "challenging" terrain like roots, boulders, rocks... But on ...

In GEAR » Merrell Trail Glove 2 - Running Smart, Review, and Barefoot Running
April 24, 1:24pm

The site is up, but not the LT4's...
When do they expect to have them?

In GEAR » Problems with Gossamer Gear Website?
April 24, 8:47am

Well, it was a 10K urban running event. Nothing special. Anyway, do you think all those minimalist shoes are good for hiking? When you hike you heal-strike. Then maybe that cushioning is ne...

In GEAR » Merrell Trail Glove 2 - Running Smart, Review, and Barefoot Running
April 24, 6:46am

Just returned from Mount Carmel running event
Guys, there were ZERO people with minimalist shoes! ZERO! Oh, forgot myself. then ONE! I couldn't see everyone's shoes, but I looked for them. Amazed me!

In GEAR » Merrell Trail Glove 2 - Running Smart, Review, and Barefoot Running
April 23, 12:45pm

I'm running barefoot on beach. What I like about it is the simplicity and option to jump into water and run there for a while. It's so cool. What I also like is touch of the ground I feel w...

In GEAR » Merrell Trail Glove 2 - Running Smart, Review, and Barefoot Running
April 22, 8:09am

Re: Re: Aqua Regia and law
Yeah! It could be platinum. But why to waste so rear and expensive metal? The "content" of the ball does nothing in the catalytic reaction, so why not use less expensive metals? The m...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
April 20, 4:41pm

Another modification
What about making the netting + sewn in GC removable from the tarp? Maybe some Velcro may help to attach it?

In GEAR » Netting Floor for shelter. Any drawbacks??
April 20, 2:28pm

Re: headlamp
All these options are reasonable, but putting headlamp on a closure band is a simplest and natural way that the headlamp is designed for. In case you want to use your headlamp and not switching to ...

In GEAR » The way to leave your headlamp band at home
April 20, 2:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Gregory Stein

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Fire Maple FMS-118
1) Overview: It's a lightest remote canister stove with wide bur...

In Stoves - Canister
May 28, 4:24pm