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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: Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
Bill-Your balloon bed (R value 1.01) was the weakest link in your prior sleeping ensemble test. I wouldn't recommend this type of pad below 70F. If you sleep on your stomach about 50%, back about 3...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
October 21, 7:34pm

Picture Test
Lets see what happens when I insert a picture here. After that lets see where this text shows up.

In User Test Forum » Picture Test
October 21, 3:29pm

Re: Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
Bill's 0F Backpack Requirement Analysis Activity------------------Body clo Sleeping------------------8.78 Laying down---------------7.024 Sitting/Standing----------3.512 Walk around camp----...

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
October 21, 2:41pm

Re: Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
For any given temperature there will be a ~ 7.5 to 8.75 x difference between the pant's insulation you require when hiking versus use as a sleeping bag bottom.

In Gear Lists » Gear List for a Mid-January AT Start
October 21, 11:14am

Re: Own Bag
Roger-I am always happy when real world experience and technical theory match. It tends to give me more confidence in the theory <grin>. Even more importantly, when real world experience does...

In GEAR » Torso Blanket
October 20, 11:46am

Re: Torso Blanket/Cold Sleeping System
Paul-The Alaska rain forests layering example is an extreme case in which I adapted the synthetic clothing insulation I needed for purposes other than sleeping. I kayak the Gulf of Alaska as well a...

In GEAR » Torso Blanket
October 20, 10:32am

Re: Torso Blanket/Cold Sleeping System
Bill, I think you are significantly along towards accomplishing your objective. Your down air mattress tube project should efficiently address bottom conductive and radiation losses. Your most r...

In GEAR » Torso Blanket
October 19, 11:13pm

Re: Torso blankert/CLO
James-Sorry, but I am not aware of any free source for the standard. Although by searching the Web, you can piece together more than enough EN 13537 standard information to use as a highly informed...

In GEAR » Torso Blanket
October 19, 8:27pm

Re: Sizing
Large

In GEAR » $50 eVENT jacket from Teva
October 18, 10:19am

Re: Sizing
True to size.

In GEAR » $50 eVENT jacket from Teva
October 18, 9:43am

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