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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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Re: Change of Subject
You would effectively increase the TOG rating by up to 50% by having two people enclosed in the blanket.

In GEAR » Check this out.
February 07, 4:29pm

Re: Check this out.
Douglas-The Adventure Medical bivy has a therorectical TOG rating of about .8. It is not in the same class as the Blizzard/MPI.

In GEAR » Check this out.
February 07, 11:54am

Re: Check this out.
PJ-A WM Ultralite 20F or MB bag rated at 20F and tested using the EN13537 procedure would yield approximately 10.6 TOG. Assuming the Leeds test is valid, 8 TOG would yeild an EN13537 temp rating...

In GEAR » Check this out.
February 07, 10:59am

Re: Eric, psychological aspect
Vapor barrier layer: Marmot Ion full zip Made me laugh out loud... very funny how that was slipped in with all of the conventional suggestions.

In Gear Lists » Embarrassing Clothing List
February 05, 8:57pm

Re: Mammut bag primer
I wondered if the black would help keep body heat in-Color makes no difference in keeping body heat in. Body heat is long wave infrared radiation.

In GEAR » is this lafuma brand bag ok?
February 02, 10:11am

JMT Record food intake for 20 hour days
Aaron-Based on your physiology, your equipment, and your food weight, your moving JMT record attempt stats should be approximately as follows: VO2max %= 37% MHR % = 61% HR = 113 bpm METs = 7....

In GEAR » Food intake for 20 hour days
February 01, 4:39pm

Re: Marmont Ion "Pertex" pictures
Paul-Great job on analyzing the fabrics! Indeed, the questionable Ions look like they are coated with a non breathable membrane such as silicone. DWR does not fill gaps in the weave. The Chi...

In GEAR » How to identify Pertex Quantum?
January 31, 7:36pm

Re: re:Check this out.
8 togs is approximately equivalent to 1" of low quality down or 3/4" of high quality down (800 fill).

In GEAR » Check this out.
January 31, 2:03pm

Re: Does this mean bubble wrap needs foil to keep a human warm?
Alan-You can approach the warmth of a blue foam pad, of the same thickness, if you use a comparable thickness of foil encased BubbleWrap. An opaque surface would result in comaprable warmth to an a...

In Make Your Own Gear » What is the clo/tog of one and N layers of bubblewrap
January 26, 9:23am

Re: where can I find syntetic fills comparison
Carlos-In the last year this questions has been answered many times in these forums. Use the search function to find the relevant posts.

In GEAR » syntetic fills
January 25, 10:06am

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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