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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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Re: blizzard bag/clo
Christopher, The Blizzard bag's Tog value was measured using a manikin test conducted by Leeds University. Tog is a measure of thermal resistance as is clo; so, I just converted their Tog va...

In GEAR » BlizzardBag; Richard N. help with Togs
November 26, 9:15am

Re: BlizzardBag; Richard N. help with Togs
Brett, For a comparable insulated bag such as the Mont-bell SS DH #5, my (1.8x rounded up) calculation indicates their 2x claim is feasible. For UL backpacking, a Momentum / 800 fill down qui...

In GEAR » BlizzardBag; Richard N. help with Togs
November 25, 9:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Framesheet replacement
1/8" diameter 7075 wire fits through the channels and it only weighs 0.0145 lbs per foot. You can get it from a local company that sells aluminum stock. An on-line source is http://www.alcobra...

In GEAR » Pinnacle or Quest - GoLite? Others?
November 20, 7:45pm

Re: Framesheet replacement
Stiffening, to avoid bending the poster board, can be done by inserting five small diameter 7075 aluminum rods through the vertical corrugation poster board channels. The rods also allow you to sha...

In GEAR » Pinnacle or Quest - GoLite? Others?
November 20, 1:36pm

Re: framesheet
John - Most art supply stores or sign shops carry this material.

In GEAR » Pinnacle or Quest - GoLite? Others?
November 20, 1:15pm

Re: PowerMax Canister not discontinued
Other Grey Hair Moments Occurring? Without it you run out of fuel By J.Hill from Germany on 9/10/2007 Pros:Compact, Easy to Use, Functional, Lightweight Cons:to much plastic Best Uses:Backc...

In GEAR » Help! My supplier just ran out - where do I pick up a Coleman Exponent Xtreme at a decent price?
November 20, 11:00am

Re: Re: Re: Pinnacle
Daniel, The 6 oz frame sheet is made of corrugated Polystyrene with thin vertical aluminum dowels.

In GEAR » Pinnacle or Quest - GoLite? Others?
November 20, 9:22am

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

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