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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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Re: Re: Breathability, CFM and windshirts?
Ryan, I haven't tested Nobull 1. The posts dealing with Nobull 1 down leakage indicate that it is not a low air permeability fabric. You normally don't see any down leakage in the fabric...

In GEAR » Breathability, CFM and windshirts?
September 20, 12:52pm

Re: Breathability, CFM and windshirts?
Brett, Activity AND environmental factors determine a garment's moisture transport (air permeability) requirements. Activity is most commonly defined in METS. See http://onlinelibrary.wi...

In GEAR » Breathability, CFM and windshirts?
September 20, 12:28pm

1/2 of conventional eVent for the ZPacks Challenger Raingear air permeability
Ryan said, " I’ve experienced their effective breathability"..."am happy to verify its excellent breathability in a wider range of conditions than what I’ve experienced with most...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews (No. 1): ZPacks Challenger Raingear, JepPaks Custom Packs, Zebralight H52Fw Headlamp
September 18, 10:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Want a FREE CCF Sleeping Pad?
Greg, You asked, "...how would a vacuum influence the conduction of heat through a foam?" The foam is a skeleton with the gas (air) in the void spaces providing most of the insulati...

In Gear Deals » Want a FREE CCF Sleeping Pad?
September 15, 9:44pm

Re: Sucka...
1" of PU foam averages an R-Value of 4.3; so, 1/2" would be 2.15.

In Gear Deals » Want a FREE CCF Sleeping Pad?
September 15, 4:07pm

Re: Want a FREE CCF Sleeping Pad?
A 1" pad with an R-Value 21 is only achievable in a vacuum. There is an old saying about a ? being born every minute. The chance of a penalty for an inaccurate spec is what?

In Gear Deals » Want a FREE CCF Sleeping Pad?
September 15, 3:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Hunting clothing
The best camo pattern hunting outerwear value is the Wild Things Tactical 1.0 Multi-cam wind-shirt/wind-pants. They are 70 denier EPIC; I tested them at 25.5 CFM and 422 mm H2O (similar breathabil...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 10, 3:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Emissivity of alumized Cuben, Silnylon
Jerry, I built a new emissivity apparatus and retested the samples. The updated results are posted Here.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Emissivity of alumized Cuben, Silnylon
August 20, 9:37pm

Re: Cassin Ridge, Denali
Max, I was in the general area of your climb; there was up to 3' of new snow per day during that period. Your narrative and photos are first class! To put what you accomplished in a risk ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Cassin Ridge, Denali - harder and more rewarding than expected
August 18, 1:55pm

Evaluating outdoor gear with open source hardware
There is a broken link to (see articles by Jerry Adams)in this text: "Online publications like backpackinglight.com, and their associated communities, seek to provide unbiased information whic...

In Editor's Roundtable » Evaluating outdoor gear with open source hardware
July 30, 10:58am

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