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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: 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

Re: Re: Zero degree bag shootout
Montbell modified their zippers, to eliminate snagging, on their newer 800 fill down bags.

In GEAR » Zero degree bag shootout
November 06, 8:52am

Re: Fill weight
That combination provides an 11F sleeping system. 11 ounces of 800 fill is the norm for an accurate 30F rated bag. Some vendors are conservative in that they provide up to 13 ounces for this 30...

In GEAR » Sleeping bags and fill weight
November 01, 9:14am

Re: Re: Re: "How can I make my sleeping bag warmer for winter travel??"
It would requre approxiamtely 1.94 clo of clothing to be worn in your 40 degree bag to bring to acheive thermal comfort equivalent to a 20 degrees F bag. To achieve this would require ~1/2" of...

In Make Your Own Gear » How can I make my sleeping bag warmer for winter travel??
October 31, 11:13pm

Re: Sleeping bags and fill weight
Yes, if they use the same fill power of down.

In GEAR » Sleeping bags and fill weight
October 31, 10:10pm

Re: Clothing vs. Bags vs. Ratings
Ben - Some examples of manufacturers who provide temperature rating for their high loft clothing are LL Bean and Lands End.

In GEAR » Cocoon Conundrum
October 30, 2:03pm

Re: Re: Clothing vs. Bags vs. Ratings
EN 13537 specifies .6 clo of clothing is to be used in the rating calculations. A set of average winter weight long underwear provides this amount of insulation. If you wear something different...

In GEAR » Cocoon Conundrum
October 30, 1:12pm

Re: Richard; WILCO
Brett - Thanks in advance! I suggest using 2 wooden rulers; fluff the bag; use the stomach area to measure; lay one ruler on top so that it is level; and then use the other ruler to measure the ...

In GEAR » Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
October 28, 5:39pm

Re: Richard et al.; I can go. re;Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag
Brett - At minimum, I still need the loft for the #2 SS in Exceloft. I called the Mont-bell Colorado store and Egan said it was about 7.75" double layer loft. My theoretical calculations show ...

In GEAR » Mont-bell Super Stretch Burrow Bag Loft?
October 28, 10:18am

Re: Person with the "leaky" event
Thomas - I have used one Lowe Alpine eVENT rain suit for 2 different 1 1/2 month long Alaskan coast expeditions and 2 seasons of down hill skiing. I did not experience any problems. I would lik...

In GEAR » If Only Someone Made A.....
October 25, 9:19pm

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