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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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How to find a 2013 version Arcteryx Squamish
Paul, Do a Google search using the terms "arcteryx squamish". Next click the Google "Shopping" option. Determine if the Squamish for sale was one of the 2013 color options v...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx Squamish
April 18, 8:23pm

Re: Re: Arc'teryx Squamish
Ian, There will be some people who feel that the characteristics of the 2014 version best satisfies their objectives; some will feel that way about the 2013 version; and some will conclude that ...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx Squamish
April 17, 11:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Arc'teryx Squamish
Jeff, The CFM values came from my lab testing equipment; it is the same equipment that W.L. Gore used for measuring air permeability in their related patent(s). Where did your single digit C...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx Squamish
April 17, 11:45pm

Arc'teryx Squamish
Arc’teryx Squamish Kept Name & Acclaim but Tests Not the Same Like the 2013-2014 Patagonia Houdini, the 2014 Arc’teryx Squamish windshirt kept the same name and its acclaim but, the test...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx Squamish
April 17, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: soft shell insulation qualities
Brian, I find it more constructive to just ignore all of the marketing hype's slicing and dicing names. In reality a shell is either a rain-proof type or a non-rain-proof type. In those two ...

In GEAR » Advice for a hardshell for early spring and late fall.
April 16, 9:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Comments on submission results
David, Please note that weave for the "taffeta" version is very different from the "rip stop" version of this fabric. Submission 14 is "taffeta" and both 32 - 33 ar...

In Make Your Own Gear » Protocol B Version 1 Procedure and Test Results
April 16, 9:11pm

Re: Re: Argon silnylon - Detailed Analysis Report
John, This thread shows you my test results for a broad range of shelter fabrics both when new and also aged: Shelter Fabrics Tested

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 16, 4:36pm

Argon silnylon - Detailed Analysis Report
I was in a hurry the first time I tested Argon silnylon and only tested a single spot one time. Today I took the time to analyze the fabric according to the standard's protocol; I am now less t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 14, 7:08pm

Re: Re : Re: Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody vs Arc'teryx Squamish
Matthieu, Dave is a hunter and so I believe he tested the 2013 Metacam color version of the WT 1.0. This is a MUCH better windshirt for aerobic activities than the optional 2014 Coyote color WT ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody review
April 14, 2:21pm

Re: stats
folec, Patagonia never discloses air permeability information. I posted this information at

In Editor's Roundtable » Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody review
April 13, 4:42pm

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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