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Richard Nisley (richard295) - BPL Premium Member

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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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Re: Do these CLO values look right to you?
Delmar, iClo is the intrinsic measurement of the insulation only at its areal density. Clo and iClo measurements are the same for sleeping bags because the insulation covers ~100% of a person...

In GEAR » Do these CLO values look right to you?
December 30, 11:01am

Re: Re: Re: BPL Cocoon Hoody Replacement ?
Brad, Yes to the differences you described between the 2009 and 2010 Cocoon models.

In GEAR » BPL Cocoon Hoody Replacement ?
December 26, 8:53pm

Re: BPL Cocoon Hoody Replacement ?
Greg, The original 2009 Cocoon was 1.36 Iclo. The fall 2010 Cocoon was 2.02 Iclo. A comparable weight/function jacket is the Rab Xenon @ 1.51 Iclo.

In GEAR » BPL Cocoon Hoody Replacement ?
December 26, 12:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Fabric
John, I was incorrect when I said, "the fabrication sandwich which is made up of two WPB layers {eVENT} each with a thickness of .027 mm sandwiched between a Dyneema" I will update the...

In GEAR » Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Fabric
December 19, 9:45pm

Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Cuben & Event Fabric
After a 1 1/2 month adventure trip I returned yesterday to find the WPB Cuben I ordered from Zpacks in my mail. Out of curiosity, I tested it even before even unpacking. The executive summary i...

In GEAR » Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Fabric
December 19, 7:19pm

Re: Yeti Torre II
-10F for standing thermo neural temp during photography. As Rick stated the rating assumes shelter from the wind.

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
December 05, 5:44pm

Re: Questions for Synthetic Over quilt\bag users
Stephen, The over bag/quilt rating estimation I use is roughly incremental; there is no sacrificial item. There is an ~ .6 iclo from the original bag/quilt's boundary layer which is eliminat...

In GEAR » Questions for Syntehtic Over quilt\bag users
November 11, 3:19pm

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

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