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Richard Nisley (richard295) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale San Francisco Bay Area
About Me My outdoor hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, snow shoeing, skiing, fishing, and hunting. I enjoy continuously refining my equipment and techniques with the emphasis on less weight and volume.
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All Forum Posts by Richard Nisley

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ZPacks Windshirt Fabrics Test
Joe Valesko recently sent me an email, which said in part "Would you be interested in testing our Ventum nylon fabric to see how it compares in breathability to Pertex GL? It feels about the s...

In GEAR » ZPacks Windshirt Fabrics Test
March 02, 7:35pm

Re: Keep thinking about this
Steve, Yes it is the closest correlation factor to warmth, outside actually measuring the heat conduction in a laboratory.

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 26, 4:34pm

Cuben is heavier than knowledge

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 4:11pm

Re: curious?
Brett, The Westcomb Crest Hoody is made from Pertex Equilibrium. Rab specs this material, via ASTM D737, air permeability as 10 cc (SI). The equivalent ASTM D737 imperial value is 19.69 CFM. Spe...

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 2:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: I lost my Houdini. What now?
Woubeir, Now I understand. The two 2013 models tested identically and so I strongly suspect there is not inconsistent coating from the fabric-supplier.

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 1:27pm

Re: Other windshirts
Steve, I haven't tested the two you mentioned, but I tested many others last year. That information is posted in the forum history.

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 1:24pm

Re: Pray to the Patagods
Max, I will let you be the human sacrifice if I can use your description of the chart's dotted line (smile).

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 12:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: I lost my Houdini. What now?
Woubeir, The Arcteryx' Squamish jackets with the same coating test the same CFM. They haven't changed their coating every year, but they do periodically. See Here

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 12:08pm

Re: Re: Re: I lost my Houdini. What now?
Woubier, I have worn many different Houdini wind shirts for back packing trips between 2 weeks and 2 months; I have not seen any change from their "when new" CFM values. Last year S...

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 6:07am

Re: I lost my Houdini. What now?
Eric, There are at least 3 excellent UL wind shirt options, you can purchase today, which have performance profiles similar to the wind shirt you lost; they are the Arcteryx' Squamish, Luke&...

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 12:13am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Nisley

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Lite my fire firesteel scout firelighter
I went back to the Midwest, this month, for a family reunion and fishing trip. I took my fire steel with me. My two nephews are 10 and 12 and they love to fish. The 12 year old asked me if I would tea...

In Cookware - Other
July 21, 1:37pm

Jetboil Personal Cooking System
My piezo failed after a couple of days. It took one second to fix it by bending down the ignitor rod to make a slightly smaller gap (1/8" smaller). I then used it in Alaska for 1 1/2 months twice a da...

In Stoves - Canister
August 25, 5:17pm