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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: re: Houdini alternates
David, I haven't tested a Rab Cirrus but, the Moosejaw specs list the material as Pertex Quantum with a weight of 36 g/m2. The Montane China website lists the air permeability for this fa...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 22, 8:06pm

Re: re: Houdini alternates
David, You said, "Richard, I assume the dramatic reduction in CFM and boost in HH is due to a more substantial Epic-esque DWR?" Don't know but I will take some micrographs of bo...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 22, 4:42pm

Re: Re: 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
David Chenault, Are you aware of an alternative wind shirt brand with breathability similar to the 2012 and older Houdinis?

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 22, 3:37pm

2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
I tested the weight, air permeability, and hydrostatic head of the 2013 Houdini pants today: Size L: 3.3 oz. CFM: 3.73 HH: 457 mm H2O Although they are the Houdini brand they have MUCH LESS...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 22, 2:41pm

Re: Walking whitewater laps on the CDT/Rio Chama
Kevin, GREAT trip report! Is this the first trip you have used the Alpacka drysuit? What is your review of this item?

In Post-Trip Reports » Walking whitewater laps on the CDT/Rio Chama
May 16, 11:35pm

New Werner 4-pc packrafting WW paddles now available
I have a 250 mile WW class II-II pack rafting trip planned for next month. I was very apprehensive about subjecting my Sawyer pack rafting paddle to this level of abuse and not having it break. As ...

In GEAR » New Werner 4-pc packrafting WW paddles now available
May 07, 5:56pm

Re: Lightweight Fry Bake Gear and Technique (Video)
For Ryan's recipes, is it reasonable to assume that the JetBoil's 1.5 Liter FluxRing Cooking Pot & lid, plus JetBoil stove, could provide the same results as the heavier and more specia...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Fry Bake Gear and Technique (Video)
May 01, 1:15pm

Re: Video
Jim, The video displays fine on my iPhone 5. What OS/browser are you using on your smart phone?

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Fry Bake Gear and Technique (Video)
May 01, 12:34pm

Re: Re: Can an iPhone 5 GPS, on Verizon, use the GPS without having the cellular radio running?
Nathan, The numbers are for an iPhone 4 running on the ATT network. I asked about an iPhone 5 on the Verizon network.

In GEAR » iPhone GPS: disabling cell service
April 22, 2:24pm

Can an iPhone 5 GPS, on Verizon, use the GPS without having the cellular radio running?
Has anyone tested this?

In GEAR » iPhone GPS: disabling cell service
April 22, 1:37pm

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