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Richard Nisley (richard295) - BPL Premium Member

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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: thinsulate
There are many varieties of Thinsulate and so this is a generic answer. It is composed exclusively of fine fibers (65% Olefin/35% Polyester). It does a superior job of reflecting thermal radiation ...

In Make Your Own Gear » thinsulate
December 16, 9:16am

Re: need advice
An ultralight 5 piece spinning outfit is appropriate for this fish size range. A fly casting bubble or lures can be used for trout in combination with a spool wound with 2-4 lb test. An additional ...

In Fishing » need advice
December 07, 4:12pm

Re: Soft Shell Mystery
SIMPLE EXPLANATION - If the fabric surface is smooth, it will feel cool and if the fabric surface is rough, it will feel warm. DETAILED EXPLANATION - Fiber deformation is proportional to the 3rd...

In GEAR » Soft Shell Mystery
December 07, 11:58am

Re: need advice
Will he be fishing for small fish like trout or large fish like salmon primarily?

In Fishing » need advice
December 06, 11:43pm

Re: Re: re:Unsupported/Unresupplied/Thru-Hikes
Roman-You have a good woman and you are a wise man to consider her wants. Please post your trip experiences as a couple, documenting both perspectives. The rest of us want to learn from you abou...

In Philosophy & Technique » Unsupported/Unresupplied/Thru-Hikes
December 03, 10:15pm

Re: Ultralight wading shoes
My size 11 weigh 12.5 oz for a pair and they are the standard model. The hydro model was released after I purchased mine last winter.

In Fishing » Ultralight wading shoes
December 03, 9:38am

Re: Ultralight wading shoes
Try Crocs with a neoprene socks for wading. They are light, comfortable, and stay on your feet in the muck. They also serve as an excellent camp shoe.

In Fishing » Ultralight wading shoes
December 01, 6:21pm

Re: Don Wilson, Pringles, Artic 1000, and Unsupported/Unresupplied/Thru-Hikes
What do they all have in common? The answer is >62% dietary fat. Don Wilson said, "This is not a joke. The right food is important to hiking enjoyment and in 2006 I rediscovered Pringles." RN-P...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2006 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
November 30, 4:16pm

Re: Unsupported/Unresupplied/Thru-Hikes
Some theoretical subtleties of long distance hiking efficiency On 11/16/06 Roman Dial said in part, "…It needs somebody small with big feet and a low metabolism…" The Version .2 AT model ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Unsupported/Unresupplied/Thru-Hikes
November 26, 9:47pm

Updated Theoretical AT Unsupported Hiking Limit
Ron Moak provided an analysis of the AT surface as compared to the PCT and CDT which was collaborated by Ryan... thanks Ron and Ryan. This valuable input resulted in me updating the version .2 AT S...

In Philosophy & Technique » Unsupported/Unresupplied/Thru-Hikes
November 25, 8:42pm

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