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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: hmmm...
Matthew, Noseeum should work. More commonly, very thin bi-directional polyester lining (similar to the Marmot Dri-clime liner) is used.

In Make Your Own Gear » eVENT fabric for sale
April 20, 11:30am

Rainshield eVENT Defects
Matthew and RS eVENT purchasers, I looked closely at the first few yards of the ten yards of eVENT fabric that I purchased. I found at least a half dozen major membrane defects. This non magnifi...

In Make Your Own Gear » eVENT fabric for sale
April 18, 7:54pm

Re: hmmm
Matthew, If it is a defect in the membrane, you can clean the area with alcohol and use a dab of McNett Seam Grip Sealer to repair it. I have 10 yards of this material. I will look at it to s...

In Make Your Own Gear » eVENT fabric for sale
April 18, 6:13pm

Re: Re: clo/kg
Chris, First, the clo value of the base bag was 4.5, not 4.4. Second, the sleeping bag's clo/kg calculation uses the total sleeping bag weight, not just the down weight. Bag1: Down kg = ....

In GEAR » Fill weight and temp rating: Western Mountaineering vs. Montbell UL SS
April 18, 11:04am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: partial compression of down with no loss of insulation
Mr Devils Advocate aka Chris, You said, "Presumably this argument is flawed. Can anyone spot the error?" The first error is the premise "…assuming that the CLO of the empty slee...

In GEAR » Fill weight and temp rating: Western Mountaineering vs. Montbell UL SS
April 17, 1:08am

Re: Re: Re: partial compression of down with no loss of insulation
Chris, Your best fit calculation is a linear regression for only a segment of the 800 fill curve. The complete 800 fill curve's best fit is a multiple order polynomial regression that I did ...

In GEAR » Fill weight and temp rating: Western Mountaineering vs. Montbell UL SS
April 16, 7:59pm

Re: Bivy top, Yes - Bivy bottom, No
This is a photo I took of the 3rd layer of eVENT at 60 x. It looks very similar to the 3rd layer of Gore-Tex. A bivy top or externally suspended tent should be fine with 2 layers because there shou...

In Make Your Own Gear » eVENT fabric for sale
April 16, 9:31am

Waterproof Custom Maps?
I used an HP Ink Jet printer and HP print cartridges to print topo maps on both sides of National Geographic Adventure paper. When they got wet, the ink bled through the paper. Is there any sour...

In GEAR » Waterproof Custom Maps?
April 12, 4:16pm

Re: Re: Is humidity/fog enough to completely collapse down loft?
Most of the moisture mitigation methods I mentioned are also applicable to synthetics. Most synthetics (Primaloft excepted) used in sleeping bags and quilts are not warm when wet. They typically gi...

In GEAR » Is humidity/fog enough to completely collapse down loft?
April 09, 9:04am

Re: Re: Re: Duck Down, Chicken/Turkey Feathers was ..........
James, In your Amazon book review of Strictly Speaking by Reid Buckley, you said "He gives you the good advice for a speaker not to make unneeded personal attacks." Aside from your ton...

In GEAR » Fill weight and temp rating: Western Mountaineering vs. Montbell UL SS
April 09, 12:23am

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