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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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Climashield non-siliconized.....
My Polarguard Delta clo/oz calculation was based in part on the BPL Golite Belay parka review. BPL states that this parka is using 3 oz/yd2 PG Delta insulation and providing 1.1" of loft. If a...

In GEAR » Climashield non-siliconized, polyester continuous filament insulation claims highest Clo/Kg
June 05, 7:30pm

Climashield non-siliconized
Paul, I knew the W/m K value was .040. I then used the BPL data in bin/backpackinglight/2004_ultralight_synthetic_insulating_jackets_vests_review.html to determine the loft of the 1.8 oz/yd2 was...

In GEAR » Climashield non-siliconized, polyester continuous filament insulation claims highest Clo/Kg
June 05, 5:29pm

Climashield non-siliconized
Dondo, Primaloft One - .840 Primaloft Sport - .740 Exceloft - .683 Richard

In GEAR » Climashield non-siliconized, polyester continuous filament insulation claims highest Clo/Kg
June 05, 11:26am

Climashield non-siliconized
Bill, PG Delta has the highest clo/oz value at .68. My original calculation was based on erroneous BPL loft data for a cacluation I used. I suggest you contact the sales department at Western No...

In GEAR » Climashield non-siliconized, polyester continuous filament insulation claims highest Clo/Kg
June 04, 5:18pm

Climashield non-siliconized
Bill, You have given a lot of valuable information to this forum… thanks. Hopefully my response to your questions will likewise be of value to you. Your post stated in part, “I have no id...

In GEAR » Climashield non-siliconized, polyester continuous filament insulation claims highest Clo/Kg
June 04, 2:27pm

Lets Rely on Science
Jay, If the diet is calorie sufficient, low exercise activity has little impact on protein requirement; a 1.0 gram/protein per kg/day is sufficient. However, most endurance athletes require more...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Diet for High Mileage Long Hikes
May 22, 1:39pm

How to optimize pack weight
Jay, I believe you meat to say “Get 1-1.5g of protein per every kg…” and not “Get 1-1.5g of protein per every pound…”. Note that 1 kg = 2.2 lbs. Lance Armstrong and his team mates cons...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Diet for High Mileage Long Hikes
May 22, 8:10am

Caloric value per oz
Einstein X, Paul and Robert are correct in their recommendations. I will just expand on what they told you. Your prior hike’s Cal per oz = 3477.5/29.2= 119.5 cal/oz not 145 cal/oz. This die...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Caloric value per oz
May 21, 6:04pm

Will bugs bite through a Montane Lite Speed Wind Shirt?
Will this wind shirt material (PERTEX® Microlight), worn over bare skin, prevent mosquitoes, flies, white sox, and no-see-ums from biting my torso? Last year I treated it with Permethrin and I ...

In GEAR » Will bugs bite through a Montane Lite Speed Wind Shirt?
May 20, 10:42am

POD 30 Good but will be an 18F difference between man and woman
Dear Ms Anonymous, Thank you for your polite and comprehensive explanations. Based on this information, I think I can explain why our assessments were slightly out of sync. Although the Army...

In GEAR » WM Pod 15 & Pod 30?
May 18, 9:11pm

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