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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: eVent leaks? I might have experienced this...
Thomas - The WPB "I think it might be leaking" phenomenon is most frequently caused by the jacket's outer surface wetting out from abrasion and/or frequent rain. You can determine...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Montane eVENT Quick-Fire Jacket REVIEW
April 25, 12:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Jury rigged pfds
Erin - I have one major reservation about Hig's creation. It is not the flotation potential... that seems to be adequate. My major reservation is the apparent absence of multiple strong attachm...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 25, 12:21am

Re: Re: Packrafting PFD and Survival Gear Storage
My correspondence relative to this topic was as follows: From: Jim Koutras [mailto:jim@sedakayak.com] Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 7:56 AM To: 'Richard Nisley' Subject: RE: Seda Lif...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 24, 5:19pm

Re: ?Primaloft durability question?
Primaloft Sport (aka as version 2) and not Primaloft One is design optimized for loft durability in sleeping bags. When the current generation of synthetic insulations were tested for use in th...

In GEAR » Synthetic Fill
April 21, 9:02am

Packrafting PFD and Survival Gear Storage
Ryan - I have a Patagonia Specter (L) pullover. I tested it with the MTI Livery (ML) PFD today. For both warm weather and cold weather modes, I added two wide rubber bands (previously held broccoli...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 20, 2:23pm

Re: Packrafting for the Uninitiated?
Scott - A packraft paddles much more like a river boat than a canoe, raft, or a touring kayak. The major difference is the inability of the packrafts to edge as aggressively. Select a suitable rive...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 18, 11:18pm

Re: Jury rigged pfds
I went to a couple of paddling shops and weighed all of the L/XL PFDs they had on display. My chest is 45" and so this is the size I weighed. I also measured the weight for a number of PFD siz...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 18, 5:03pm

Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
Roman - The lightest non-inflatable PFDs use kapok instead of CC foam. Astral and Norge are the two primary manufacturers of this PFD type.

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 17, 11:54pm

Re: Re: Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
Ryan - In the photo Packraftingboulder8 the pack rafts are outside the shelters. Did you leave them there overnight? I have found that if I invert mine and put a thin insulating pad on it, it m...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 16, 6:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
Ryan, What do you use as a PFD?

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 16, 12:44pm

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