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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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insulation values of synthetics
Jim, You said ,” But, the clo-values/oz provided by their respective manufacturers (as reported at say that Primaloft provides 8-9% more insulation value per oz (.74 vs .68).” ...

In GEAR » Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
April 07, 8:43pm

Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
I assume that you want a synthetic bag for its ability to retain its insulation value better than down when wet rather than its initial lower cost. Polarguard Delta looses ~40% of its insulation va...

In GEAR » Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
April 06, 12:42pm

Microporous Polypropylene Fabric
Does anyone know of suppliers for the two-layer version of this material? OWF carries the three-layer version, they call Duravent, but I would also like to know if there are other suppliers for ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Microporous Polypropylene Fabric
March 31, 11:37am

Re: Garmin 60CSx vs. 76 CSx
Douglas, Thanks for the explanation and picture.

In GEAR » GPS for under the trees
March 27, 10:41pm

Re: Garmin 60CSx vs. 76 CSx
Is there a leash attachement on both of these units? Please explain how it works or post a picture of the leash attachement on the 60 you have.

In GEAR » GPS for under the trees
March 27, 3:51pm

Quilt Fastener
Vick, Thanks for sharing your quilt fastener solution with us. Richard

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions needed for quilt fasteners
March 26, 9:06am

Quilt Fastener
Vick, It appears to me that you have a very good solution. The pictures help alot to better understand your solution. Where did you purchase your 3 hole fasteners? How do you attach the other en...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions needed for quilt fasteners
March 25, 8:13pm

Quilt Fastener
Vick, Can you please post of picture of what you use. Thanks

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions needed for quilt fasteners
March 25, 1:29pm

Rae lakes bad...
I corresponded with the Forest Service regarding the Rae Lakes situation. One or more bears discovered that if they sat on the side of a Bear Vault they could distort the lid so they could pull...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bears on JMT
March 24, 9:02am

Hat type for hot weather depends of the temp and activity
James, I was referring to Jamie's picture of the Breezer and its effectiveness for protecting him from hot weather. It is all mesh except for the dome. The sun's light energy is converted in...

In GEAR » Breezer - the perfect hat?
March 21, 8:01pm

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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