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Nigel Healy (nigelhealy) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale San Francisco bay area
About Me UK relocated to USA. Out most good weather days biking in local hills. Out most bad weather days walking. Currently slowly assembling some camping kit for US camping
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StateCalifornia
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doubt it
I doubt your decision on baselayer has any significant effect on DWR. Just wash Paramo reasonably regularly as usual. "DWR" isn't really the case with Paramo, just needs to be c...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
September 19, 1:23pm

don't know what is nylon fishnet
I don't know what is nylon fishnet. Basically maximum wicking and holds the least amount of water to get maximum evaporation. As for needing XL... the traditional Paramo sizes are on the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
September 19, 10:19am

Pump liner is really an external barrier
So the question was on baselayer. In my experience the pump liner does not actually pump from the inside out, if placed on a wet surface it does not soak it up. No, what seems to happen is liqui...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
September 19, 5:13am

Its not a new idea
The separation of an insulating layer from a windproof layer which combine to be waterproof has been possible with Paramo for quite some years. There was the Taiga Fleece, then the Summit Hoodie. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
September 17, 1:15pm

I got a Laser Competition for sale
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Terra-Nova-Laser-Competition-tent-/190884205896?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c7195d548

In Gear Swap » WTB Terra Nova Laser Competition 1
August 17, 3:31pm

20% off $100 item
Yes I got the card but as I don't need anything that expensive its just encouraging me to buy something I don't need. The 20% off one item is useful, I'll get one my regular wear it...

In Gear Deals » REI Dividend?
February 22, 8:09pm

np hope you find it
The London Paramo store has a tiny front entrance you have to be stood very close to see it. I was last in there 2 years ago, having queued for hours in USA embassy to hand $ over so I can stay in ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
February 13, 11:35pm

it works
It works as a waterproof, but the fit is the problem. I'd say the fact it is only really sold in UK accurately matches the conditions it suits which is cool and wet, if you're from Pacif...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
February 13, 11:15pm

old
That video is of a jacket been out a while, I'm going to guess a year. There are newer ones out including a newer longer jacket. Now I'd say having owned both the "light" an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
February 13, 6:26pm

Depends on the garment
Velez, I have to go large to get the arm length. In Quito I can stick to medium but then its very short front+back. I got a Cascada medium its baggy all over including long sleeves. I'm sayi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Páramo Vista Rain Jacket Review
January 16, 4:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Nigel Healy

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Terra Nova Laser Competition
First off, if this tent was a fraction taller and had some roof vents, I'd be giving this a 5 rating. The good points are it is a 2-skin tent which fit my UK camping, for extra warmth and so an...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 12, 1:05am