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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: Pinnacle
Jake - I use Kyle's approach and added a 6 oz frame sheet to my Pinnacle for carrying a mid 30s lb max load. I created this hybrid for packrafting trips in which I have the heavy load going in,...

In GEAR » Pinnacle or Quest - GoLite? Others?
November 20, 8:49am

Re: Richard: Loft of the #2 Burrow
Thanks Brett.

In GEAR » 0* Or Lower Womens Bags?
November 19, 10:13pm

Re: Re: Insulating value of Heineken Cone
Mark, What type of material did you use to wrap the can pot? The video didn't mention what the wrapping was made of.

In Make Your Own Gear » Heineken Cone
November 18, 10:41am

Podcast: Journey on the Wild Coast - Food Choices and Preparation
There is a short narrative and picture but no link to the actual podcast.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Podcast: Journey on the Wild Coast - Food Choices and Preparation
November 14, 9:00am

MB #2 Burrow loft ?????
Brett, R Yee reported about 10 cm for a # 4 synthetic on 10/28/2007 03:53:15 MDT. He said the bag was 10 months old, 16 nights' use. How do you account for approximately the same loft b...

In GEAR » 0* Or Lower Womens Bags?
November 13, 11:02pm

Re: Richard, MB#2 Burrow loft 8,9,11,10cm
Brett, Thank you for your help! Your numbers convert into an average double layer loft reading of 3.75". I trust your average double layer loft of 3.75" measurement to be accurate. ...

In GEAR » 0* Or Lower Womens Bags?
November 13, 8:36pm

Re: Re: "0* Or Lower Bags?"
P.P. - I suggest rationalizing your purchase as follows: - You already had a 0F bag but with moisture absorption and a real cold snap; so, you really needed a SS EXP with a rating of -20F - An ...

In GEAR » 0* Or Lower Womens Bags?
November 10, 8:08pm

Re: Condensation fix?
Franco - If you are thinking of ion maskā„¢ treatment of a breathable fabric it will provide long term water repellency but not true waterproofness. For true waterproofness, the treated breathable ...

In GEAR » Condensation fix for single wall tents ?
November 07, 7:19pm

Re: Material equal to . . .
Ian - Polartec 100 = ~ 5.7 oz/yd^2; loft = ~ .148; intrinsic clo = ~ 1.1; and clo/oz = ~ .2. A typical size M zip T in Polartec 100 will weigh ~ 10 oz. This material was originally market targeted ...

In GEAR » Material equal to . . .
November 07, 9:57am

Re: Re: Zero degree bag shootout
My 800 fill SS DH #2 has 1 1/2" stiff zipper snag guards on both zipper halves. I don't have a WM bag to compare it to, but none of my BA, TNF, REI, or AD bags have this feature.

In GEAR » Zero degree bag shootout
November 06, 9:46am

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