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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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My Patagonia Micropuff is made with Pertex Quantum
Douglas-I created a new thread so as to not go off topic with the Pertex retail source thread. The Patagonia Micropuff outer fabric doesn't appear to be any of the Pertex Quantum variants. T...

In GEAR » my Patagonia Micropuff is made with Pertex Quantum
January 23, 10:38am

Re: Tarp/Bivy - Gatewood Cape
Ron-Will you please summarize your Gatewood Cape shelter placement recommendations?

In Philosophy & Technique » Tarp/Bivy advice needed.
January 23, 9:45am

Re: "Afternoon Canyon Snowstorm"
Your missing your calling... you should turn professional photographer.

In Photo Gallery » "Afternoon Canyon Snowstorm"
January 22, 10:04pm

Re: What is the clo/tog of one and N layers of bubblewrap
Bubble wrap is a trademark of Sealed Air Corporation and is used primarily for packaging. It is made out of polyethylene with air bubble size options up to ½ inch. The air bubbles provide effec...

In Make Your Own Gear » What is the clo/tog of one and N layers of bubblewrap
January 22, 3:38pm

Re: Idea's for lowerbody warmth?
The head and neck break the normal rules of body shell thermoregulation because the brain needs a constant supply of blood. The blood vessels on the rest of your body shell dilate in warm weather a...

In GEAR » Idea's for lowerbody warmth?
January 21, 1:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Food intake for 20 hour days
Aaron-What is your pack weight minus the consumables?

In GEAR » Food intake for 20 hour days
January 20, 11:04am

Re: Food intake for 20 hour days
AAron-What is your BMR, VO2max, and %of VO2max that you anticipate averaging?

In GEAR » Food intake for 20 hour days
January 20, 12:29am

Re: Re: Determining ideal R-value for pads
Mike, R=(DT*A)/Q Q and A are constants because I am using my body and the same bag for all tests. The only variables are R and DT. So by measuring DT, I can calculate R. I used the Thermar...

In GEAR » Determining ideal R-value for pads
January 16, 3:08pm

Re: Determining ideal R-value for pads
Ben-This should be easier to understand. A simplistic way to determine a reasonable pad to use is to use the "Sleeping Pads Used with the Speer SPE line" temperature rating. The accurate ...

In GEAR » Determining ideal R-value for pads
January 16, 1:31pm

Re: Re: Determining ideal R-value for pads
Ben-Reference my 1/11/07 post at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/5625/index.html?skip_to_post=40672#40672 Multiply the clo value, at the top of my char...

In GEAR » Determining ideal R-value for pads
January 16, 12:56pm

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