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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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All Forum Posts by Richard Nisley

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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

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

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