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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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Dan, I can't PM you since I don't have a paid account on BPL. So I'll write here all my data and will remove after you take it. Gregory Stein, 59/10 Shdema st. 21990, Karmiel, ...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 26, 3:11pm

Dan, thank you for the offer! It would be nice to test the 0.002 wire. I'll send you PM. Not sure how much it will cost to ship it to Israel. Regarding your test. It drives me crazy. You sa...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 26, 3:06pm

Why not dried tooth paste?
Hi folks! Why don't you put 2 pieces of tooth paste for each day of hiking. Then dry them (2-3) days. Then put them into ziploc bag. Add some tooth powder or even wheat flour to keep pieces ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » can anyone beat my toothbrush and paste weight?
March 25, 3:52am

Guys any progress?
I was unable to reproduce my last successful experiments. Any luck with you guys? I think 0.001 or thinner is a good stuff. No chance I can reach it here.

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 25, 3:17am

Re: Re: More wire on the way
Ben, thank you! Don't you need this wire for experimenting? Don't give up! :) It is difficult, but if you flatten it and then cut very small piece and then flatten it again you may have the...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 13, 11:22pm

More wire on the way
This time I've ordered a 0.003 wire. There is more on ebay now. From the same seller. I confirm he sells pure platinum. Just in case there is somebody who want to experiment... But I'...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 12, 2:45pm

Thanks Dan!
Thank you! it is exactly what I needed. It seems to me that when you place your lighter in methanol vapors what ig glowing is not that ball, but the wire itself. Correct me if I'm wrong.

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 12, 12:49pm

Platinum foil?
BTW, this foil maybe even better: 0.025 mm thickness.

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 12, 8:03am

Dan, can you make a close-up macro photo of the lighter (wire with ball) with some millimeter or even smaller scale on background? This would help me a lot to engineer lighter from thick wire.

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 12, 1:14am

The experiment with flask
I have also successfully made the experiment with flask as shown on youtube. Preheated wire glows brightly. Still a lot of work todo. While I got the glowing, I wasn't able to light methan...

In GEAR » Alcohol Stove Users Only
March 11, 3:16pm

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