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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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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

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

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