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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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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

Typical day on the Alaska coast
Lows in the 40's and rain every day for weeks on end ... ahh ... I love this kind of weather. Five of us spent 1 1/2 months kayaking the Alaska coast last year in this type of weather. Each of ...

In GEAR » layering in the Pacific NW
March 21, 6:52pm

Hat type for hot weather depends of the temp and activity
If the ambient temperature is higher than 93F, then wearing a hat with insulation on top will benefit you. If the ambient temperature is lower, then you will be cooler with a hat that doesn’t ins...

In GEAR » Breezer - the perfect hat?
March 21, 4:50pm

Need to perirodically verify the GTX liner is still in tact
Before a long trip fill up your hiking boots or shoes with water and let them sit for an hour. If water seeps out, the GTX liner has lost its integrity. If the boots or shoes pass this test, they w...

In GEAR » How waterproof are your Gore-Tex boots/shoes?
March 19, 10:03am

Re: Hammock warmth 4
Douglas - Thank you for another very useful post. I suggest that you repeat this test with a 3 oz Space Emergency Blanket on top of the UnderPad. HH Super Shelter testers in Backpack Gear Test f...

In GEAR » UL hommock camping
February 25, 1:10am

Hammock warmth 3
Douglas, thank you for your informative hammock insulation warmth posts. Please keep up the good work. Approximately how big are the gaps, at each end, between the HH bottom and the under pad? T...

In GEAR » UL hommock camping
February 23, 9:10pm

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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