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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: Re: Comparing m90 to Pertex
Tim, Very good point! I gave my above comparison based on the 3/3/11 variant I tested from the Thru-Hiker (V?). After reading your post I see that I also tested another variant from the same...

In GEAR » Comparing m90 to Pertex
July 16, 10:13pm

Re: Comparing m90 to Pertex
Stephen, Of the fabrics available from Pertex, Quantum N-090 is the closest to M90.

In GEAR » Comparing m90 to Pertex
July 16, 9:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Spinnaker availability?
Ryan, It is even worse than you think (smile). I also did an air permeability test which I originally forgot to document but have since updated in my original post.

In Make Your Own Gear » Substitute fabric for Spinnaker (5 Yards to SUL Article Pack)
July 05, 7:46pm

Re: Re: Spinnaker availability?
On 7/2/13 I ordered one yard of the product that Prolite Gear calls, "Base Designs Pro .8oz Spinnaker Cloth". Their more detailed description of the product said, in part: First Qua...

In Make Your Own Gear » Substitute fabric for Spinnaker (5 Yards to SUL Article Pack)
July 05, 5:41pm

Epic Malibu Lab Analysis
Nathan Meyerson mailed me a small sample of fabric, described as Epic Malibu, via first class postage on July 1, 2013 and I received it July 3, 2013. My summary tests results are as follows: 1 T...

In Make Your Own Gear » Found my stash of Epic by Nextec 1.7 oz Malibu fabric
July 03, 9:25pm

Re: Dry Bags for Swimming Rivers
Luke, Packrafters frequently swim turbulent white water with all of their backpacking gear drug down the river along with their flipped boats. I speak from a lot of experience doing this (smile)...

In GEAR » Dry Bags for Swimming Rivers
June 29, 5:07pm

Re: Found my stash of Epic by Nextec 1.7 oz Malibu fabric-HH Testers
Nathan, Please email me and arrange to send me a scrap of at least 1' x 1' to hydrostatic head test. If it is similar to the 15,000 pa level of the sample that Roger Caffin tested for Sa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Found my stash of Epic by Nextec 1.7 oz Malibu fabric
June 28, 4:56pm

Re: Re: Permethrin
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=60423&skip_to_post=517000#517000

In GEAR » Permethrin damaging or effecting the performance of breathable fabrics?
June 27, 11:24pm

Re: Ever the advocate...
Max, That was funny (smile).

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Male-to-Male Adapter
June 26, 10:21pm

Thank you
Ian and Steven, Thank you for your help!

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Male-to-Male Adapter
June 26, 7:42pm

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