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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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Some general hiking questions
Hi folks, Some questions I thought of but never asked... 0) if you hike with your wife, would you bring 2 FAK/Emergency kit and 2 repair kits? 1) The emergency kit should be on you (pockets)...

In GEAR » Some general hiking questions
April 14, 1:10pm

UV lamp in a drinking tube?
If you use Sawyer Filter connected to water bladder with "dirty" water. Is there a device that you could be attached to water tube or in between. That has little UV lamp that lights up...

In GEAR » Water treatment
April 11, 1:24pm

Not sure it helps. Anyway, no sharp stuff is allowed in El-Al (Israel air company). Tent stakes could be easily confiscated. They are really crazy there. Especially when you come back to Israel.

In GEAR » Tent Poles on Carry-on Luggage on INTERNATIONAL flights
April 09, 3:36pm

No Customs
Bought an FMS-118 from the same website. No customs were paid, but I live in Israel. I think it's OK for USA too.

In GEAR » Aliexpress and Customs Duties
April 07, 8:08am

Re: rum runner
Looking good. Their 8 oz flask is good for alcohol. Any info on their weight?

In GEAR » Alcohol Storage Container - GoGo Squeez?
April 04, 3:09pm

Model of what I'm talking in the last post.
Here it is. It must not be the exact shape, but I think you got the idea. The bottom of that tube is absolutely round for making it easier to fix it into pot hole. This is achieved by a cone shape ...

In GEAR » Fire Maple Jetboil Clone
April 03, 10:28pm

another +1 for Letherman Style
It's only 24 gram, but has the following: 0) Spring-action Scissors 1) Knife 2) Flat/Phillips Screwdriver 3) Nail File 4) Tweezers For $17 delivered it's a best UL multitool.

In GEAR » First multitool / knife
April 03, 12:48pm

Take both
I'm absolutely in love with the Starlyte stove! In my opinion it's best alcohol stove. It's 14 gram and extremely efficient. And now it's not only unspillable which is a BIG advanta...

In GEAR » Caldera cone vs. Zelph Starlyte and windsreen
April 03, 12:33pm

boiler pros
Guys, flame inside your pot gives you some good things: 0) The pot will never be hotter than 100 *C while there is water in it. The flame is inside the pot, and the external walls are not exposed ...

In GEAR » Fire Maple Jetboil Clone
April 02, 2:35pm

Platinum Black
Guys, I'm on a way to get some platinum black out of regular platinum (after checking it's price OL :( ). Will update later about the results. Not sure without good chem. lab you can ...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 28, 3:11pm

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