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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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2: Chad
You are right, if you sew the netting to the top of GC, the water may run into GC and collect there. But what I thought is to sew netting still to the top, but leave some extra height of the net...

In GEAR » Netting Floor for shelter. Any drawbacks??
April 18, 2:56am

Re: Re: The way to leave your headlamp band at home
In rain: Tried it today. Surprisingly it was raining here in Upper Galilee today which is uncommon for our climate. The cap with the headlamp worked fine. The catch is that when you put your cap...

In GEAR » The way to leave your headlamp band at home
April 17, 11:18am

The way to leave your headlamp band at home
Hi, I was trying several options to replace headlamp band with something I carry anyway. So at the end I found the best way it work for me: my hiking/running baseball cap (it's a Nike dri-f...

In GEAR » The way to leave your headlamp band at home
April 17, 12:13am

Cuben floor instead of netting floor
It's great you are rising this issue! I thought of it and that's why I didn't ordered my Hexamid yet. Zpacks website states: "The Hexamid is a six sided pyramid style tent for a...

In GEAR » Netting Floor for shelter. Any drawbacks??
April 16, 11:52pm

Map in FAK
Thank you for valuable replies. When I talk about emergency map it's not just a tiny map. It has also escape routes for places where it is likely to be trapped. Marked closest areas with ce...

In GEAR » Some general hiking questions
April 15, 1:15pm

Dan, haven't received your wire yet. I'm on a Black Platinum project right now. I think I got a right direction. My experimenting in the lab will be completed on Wednesday this week. Wil...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
April 15, 12:31am

Thank you guys! I got everything I wanted. So for now on: 0) won't take another FAK 1) Will still carry it in the pocket. 2) Not sure. Maybe will not. 3) Great advise to just test it (R...

In GEAR » Some general hiking questions
April 15, 12:02am

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

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