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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: Spinnaker availability?
On 7/2/13 I ordered one yard of the product that Prolite Gear calls, "Base Designs Pro .8oz Spinnaker Cloth". Their more detailed description of the product said, in part: First Qua...

In Make Your Own Gear » Substitute fabric for Spinnaker (5 Yards to SUL Article Pack)
July 05, 5:41pm

Epic Malibu Lab Analysis
Nathan Meyerson mailed me a small sample of fabric, described as Epic Malibu, via first class postage on July 1, 2013 and I received it July 3, 2013. My summary tests results are as follows: 1 T...

In Make Your Own Gear » Found my stash of Epic by Nextec 1.7 oz Malibu fabric
July 03, 9:25pm

Re: Dry Bags for Swimming Rivers
Luke, Packrafters frequently swim turbulent white water with all of their backpacking gear drug down the river along with their flipped boats. I speak from a lot of experience doing this (smile)...

In GEAR » Dry Bags for Swimming Rivers
June 29, 5:07pm

Re: Found my stash of Epic by Nextec 1.7 oz Malibu fabric-HH Testers
Nathan, Please email me and arrange to send me a scrap of at least 1' x 1' to hydrostatic head test. If it is similar to the 15,000 pa level of the sample that Roger Caffin tested for Sa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Found my stash of Epic by Nextec 1.7 oz Malibu fabric
June 28, 4:56pm

Re: Re: Permethrin
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=60423&skip_to_post=517000#517000

In GEAR » Permethrin damaging or effecting the performance of breathable fabrics?
June 27, 11:24pm

Re: Ever the advocate...
Max, That was funny (smile).

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Male-to-Male Adapter
June 26, 10:21pm

Thank you
Ian and Steven, Thank you for your help!

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Male-to-Male Adapter
June 26, 7:42pm

Sawyer Squeeze Male-to-Male Adapter
Is there a screw-on male-to-male adapter for the Sawyer Squeeze that allows an Evernew or Sawyer bladder connected to filter's output threads to back-flush?

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Male-to-Male Adapter
June 26, 3:41pm

Re: Torso Simulator to test Heat Loss in Outdoor Gear – Radiation
Jerry, Your testing methodology is MUCH improved from your first published BPL article... congratulations! I just did a speed read as opposed to a detailed analysis. The first thing that rais...

In Editor's Roundtable » Torso Simulator to test Heat Loss in Outdoor Gear – Radiation
June 25, 8:16pm

Re: Thank you
Philip, As both a sea kayaker and backpacker I am in awe of your journeys and your associated video productions. AAA+ SUPERB job!

In Post-Trip Reports » Hiking across Kodiak Island, Alaska
June 24, 6:19pm

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