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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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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

Re: Escalante and the Waterpocket Fold
Brendan, Thank you for sharing your wonderful adventure. Your pictures and narrative were FABULOUS!

In Post-Trip Reports » Escalante and the Waterpocket Fold
April 18, 9:01pm

Re: Re: Montbell Breeze Dry-Tec
Mark and Stephen correctly evaluated and positioned the relative breathability of MP PU coatings such as MB's. In my lab tests they averaged only .17 CFM versus eVent which tested in the range...

In GEAR » Montbell Breeze Dry-Tec
April 17, 6:08pm

Re: Update: we visited Sierra Designs to see how they test DriDown
Craig, Thank you for asking good probing questions and sharing the answers with us!

In GEAR » 3 new test videos: Sierra Designs DriDown vs. untreated down
April 16, 7:34pm

Re: Similar test, opposite results!
In 2006 I asked a dog trainer to test OP Saks for me and he came to a similar conclusion to Mary's. His forum post was as follows: POSTED BY paul johnson (pj - M) SUBJECT Re: OP Sac Tes...

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 11, 10:31am

Re: calculating necessary insulation
Peter, 3.41 oz. There will be no perceptible insulation difference (wind or no wind) between 10d and 20d shells since they are both down-proof fabrics for this application.

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 27, 7:12pm

Re: Jacket
Christoph, You can BPL forum search my related past posts on these topics. The multi-part answers are far too long and complicated for me to repeat. Your camp chores MET rate will average 1....

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 27, 11:53am

Re: logical answer..
Christoph, The 1.5 MET rate your stated activity is less than the 1.75 MET average for camp chores; this requires a warmer jacket for the same temperature. The lowest anticipated temperature is ...

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 27, 9:28am

Re: Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
Christoph, Your question has no logical answer unless you specify the minimum temperature you must be comfortable standing around for 2-3 hours.

In GEAR » Warm downjacket for the "waiting time" (photographer)
March 26, 1:29pm

Re: Wind Pant Fabrics: Montbell Dynamo vs. Montane Featherlite
AW, The Featherlite is 4.8x more breathable than the Dynamo. I cannot hear either material when worn, but I have poor high frequency hearing.

In GEAR » Wind Pant Fabrics: Montbell Dynamo vs. Montane Featherlite
March 24, 8:54pm

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