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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: For Resupply
Ripped from Wikki - TracFone Wireless operates as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator "MVNO" holding multiple agreements with the United State's largest wireless operators to provide...

In GEAR » cheap and light cell phone for Sprint
March 01, 7:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The crappiness of pit zips
Yep. Compared to your elegant blog posts, this one left me wondering - I agree regarding the current "water resistant" zips .... non-functional POS, everyone of them. And, I prefe...

In GEAR » The crappiness of pit zips
March 01, 7:00pm

Re: Re: Re: lightning
Step-leaders radiating out from a strike can follow a fence. From the fence laterals can jump quite a distance. I'd guess the cows were eating grass on the other side of the fence when it...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunderstorms in the wilderness – What to do
March 01, 6:52pm

Re: Re: AL vs Ti
"Does anyone have both versions, the aluminum and the titanium? If so, have you seen a difference in the efficiency between them?" I haven't done any garage "bench testing&quo...

In GEAR » Caldera cone questions
March 01, 5:29pm

Re: Re: The crappiness of pit zips
Huh? "In my book traditional pit zips are useless. The OR torso flow arrangement is another thing entirely, and works well. I'd much rather see conventional zippers and flaps on rain co...

In GEAR » The crappiness of pit zips
March 01, 3:12pm

Re: Re: Get a Burner
As a "minimalist user" I've found a TracFone works for me at about $7 per month, and I've been accruing minutes from the start. I use it while traveling and to stay in touch with ...

In GEAR » cheap and light cell phone for Sprint
March 01, 7:15am

Re: Re: Why?
The OP has posted on other threads, but not followed up on this one... go figure.

In GEAR » Headlamp recommendations
February 28, 9:42pm

Re: kickstarter.
Fraud implies intent. I think what we are seeing here is initial enthusiasm and then lack of commitment after the fact, i.e., "It got old fast and I'm bored. And by the way, the money ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Solo Death Valley Trek
February 28, 2:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Cuban rainwear
No argument from me about being waterproof ... ...but if you expect it to breathe like eVent, you will be disappointed.

In GEAR » Is there such a thing as a decent raincoat...? What should i buy?
February 28, 10:45am

Re: Re: Cuban rainwear
"The cuban stuff from zpacks gets a good rap on this site." Until you read the thread on breatheability...

In GEAR » Is there such a thing as a decent raincoat...? What should i buy?
February 28, 10:02am

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