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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: Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Jacket
Ross, I have measured the air permeability of some "lighter alternatives to eVent" and eVent using my test equipment. The values average: Tyvek 1422R - .15 CFM Propore (Green D...

In GEAR » Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Jacket
November 09, 12:18pm

Re: Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Jacket
Ken, Cuben WPB Q1 2011 version tests by me were most recently discussed here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=54142. Executive...

In GEAR » Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Jacket
November 09, 8:19am

Re: Re: Re: Re: 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
Yes, there is a dramatic difference.

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
November 08, 11:34pm

Re: Re: 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
Justin, Based on your reported breath test: yes.

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
November 08, 10:59pm

Re: MontBell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review
Will, It was a pleasure to read your review. I have missed your excellent contributions to BPL.

In Editor's Roundtable » MontBell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review
November 07, 9:11am

Jetboil Sol CO ppm at low, med, and high?
I have these numbers, that Roger Caffin published, for the Jetboil GCS. I need the low, med, and high CO ppm for the newer models of the Jetboil Sol. If you have these values, please post them to t...

In GEAR » Jetboil Sol CO ppm at low, med, and high?
November 02, 8:23pm

Re: Enigma Quilt
Dave, 50% is less than than the humidity used to determine fill power and the EN 13537 ratings. So, it will provide more insulation than the specs.

In GEAR » enLIGHTened equipment product changes in Sept.
October 20, 11:33pm

Re: iclo calculations
JC, I am currently in Bali and only occasionally have an Internet connection. I will make this brief; your assumption that iClo improves proportionately with fill power is wrong. The algorithm ...

In GEAR » Patagonia Encapsil Belay Parka Reverse Engineered
October 06, 5:27am

Re: Balloon cloth vs hybrids
Samuel, I finished a non- aged analysis of the three samples you sent me: The Royal Blue sample has some surface defects that cause squirting at a relatively low HH. Since this is the sa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hybrid Cuben Fiber - Nylon Fabric
September 22, 10:17pm

Re: Re: Re: M50 rain jacket
Jerry, At...ta...boy... You now understand the "secret" for designing a UL DIY WPB rain shell, without a coating or membrane... its the liner. The "non-secret" part of the...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 rain jacket
August 30, 11:09pm

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