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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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Disposable gloves for FAK?
Hi, Most of folks use latex gloves or nitrile gloves for FAK. I find them a little hard to take on/off. And... Huh... Heavy for their purpose. A pair of such gloves weigh 14 grams. There are...

In GEAR » Disposable gloves for FAK?
June 24, 5:52am

My 2 cents
Hey guys, Headlamp: For 1-2-3 nights and no night hiking in new moon I use Photonlight Freedom. I do also use it for extended trips when I'm familiar with the surroundings. Here in Israel i...

In GEAR » Missing "essential" items: backup light, whistle, and fire starter
June 24, 4:21am

An audio book?
Hi, Is there anyone who use MP3 audio books instead of reading ebooks? Sure, no guides in audio books, but for entertainment this might be not bad considering it's 1-2oz weight of MP3 playe...

In GEAR » eBooks for the Trail
June 24, 2:26am

Manfred deal
Manfred, I'm sorry for the stupidity of my question, but still I want to understand... You sell: 0) Regular Starlyte stove + lid (deos it have the pot support?) 1) Foster's can for the...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone and Starlyte stove
June 23, 12:02pm

OK guys
Thank you for this great input! I think I'll take both :) I mean I'll buy both. After a good field test I'll sell one of them. Alex, do you still use it? If you don't, why? ...

In GEAR » Orienting with Holux M-241 + Google Earth Maps (with lat/long grid)
June 10, 10:47am

child carrier
After about 5 years of using several carriers (for both kids), here are my insights: 0) Be sure it is EXTREMELY comfortable for baby to SLEEP in it! Are there pillows from both sides, so that the ...

In GEAR » Child carrier options?
June 10, 4:50am

First, thank you all for your valuable answers. I don't see any potential issue if you have a lat/long grid on map and device that gives you location in the same coordinate system. I know, U...

In GEAR » Orienting with Holux M-241 + Google Earth Maps (with lat/long grid)
June 10, 12:02am

Orienting with Holux M-241 + Google Earth Maps (with lat/long grid)
Hi, First of all, for orienting I'm using map. Then, compass. I have never used a GPS receiver. But thinking It's maybe a good addition, in heavily treed area/fog/no land details. So let...

In GEAR » Orienting with Holux M-241 + Google Earth Maps (with lat/long grid)
June 09, 7:51am

10D for shell?
Guys, are you talking about your 10D for shell, not liner? Right? The whole quilt is made of 10D fabrics? THanks!

In GEAR » Revelation 10D or Rev X?
June 03, 1:14pm

OMG Nick! You took it that seriously! Anyway it's a good read. I'm glad there are really quality items even so simple as pencils. I admit I buy a Chinese cheapos that is total junk. Th...

In GEAR » A Pencil for the JMT -- Solution Found!
June 03, 1:12pm

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