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Richard Nisley (richard295) - BPL Premium Member

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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: RE "NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka"
The price includes a biannual inspection and cleaning in liquid CO2 to insure no degradation of the down coating. The price is more reasonable (but not cheap - smile) when this no-charge life-time ...

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
February 27, 6:59pm

Re: thermolite insulation?
An-D, See thread http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=42340 and my post on 02/03/2011 14:04:58 MST

In Editor's Roundtable » Impact of Wind on Insulation Loft
February 27, 12:11pm

Mojave Baffling
The construction is all sewn-through except for the front of the torso is box-baffled (1/2 the body area).

In GEAR » Brooks-Range Mojave Down Jacket
February 27, 11:54am

Mojave - Poor initial impression
I have one to clo test but won't get to it until I finish a couple of other very big projects (months off). Based on my initial manual inspection, I will be VERY surprised if the clo value ...

In GEAR » Brooks-Range Mojave Down Jacket
February 23, 2:01pm

Re: Encapsil Launch at the Boulder Store
Babak, What is the launch date? Please provide us a detailed report along with pictues. They have just taken down three related Vimeo promotional videos... weird!

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
February 23, 12:39am

Re: Re: Re: CLO confirmation
Ross, 2.32

In GEAR » CLO confirmation
February 21, 8:34pm

Re: CLO confirmation
Ben, Your Peak XV value is for the pre-current version. The current version is 6.20.

In GEAR » CLO confirmation
February 21, 1:40pm

Re: Which is more breathable: Marmot Gravity softshell jacket, or a Marmot Driclime shirt?
Travis, The Gravity is speced at 15 CFM and I lab tested the Driclime at ~24 CFM.

In GEAR » Which is more breathable: Marmot Gravity softshell jacket, or a Marmot Driclime shirt?
February 18, 4:31pm

Re: Patagonia Houdini wind jacket compared to Brooks Range LSD II wind jacket
Isn't that windshirt made by Brooks instead of Brooks Range?

In GEAR » Patagonia Houdini wind jacket compared to Brooks Range LSD II wind jacket
February 15, 10:05pm

CA - Thinning Silicone with Klean Strip Odorless Mineral Spirits Problem
In 2010 I tried to thin GE Silicone II with Kean-Strip Odorless Mineral Spirits (the only brand stocked at the Home Depot in my town). It didn't set completely after a few days (I don’t recal...

In GEAR » CA - Thinning Silicone with Klean Strip Odorless Mineral Spirits Problem
February 12, 3:14pm

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