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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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Xtherm Large Chair Kit?
Is there a light chair kit that fits the tapered 25" wide Xtherm well?

In GEAR » Xtherm Large Chair Kit?
January 01, 10:06pm

Re: Westcomb Focus LT hoody - additional impressions

In GEAR » Westcomb Focus LT hoody - initial impressions
December 24, 3:49pm

Re: Alpacka Stowaway Dry Suit Review
Ryan, Great job on your comprehensive and balanced review!

In Editor's Roundtable » Alpacka Stowaway Dry Suit Review
December 18, 4:14pm

Re: Pertex microlight - confusing answers??!?!
Mike, The ASTM D737 standard on page 3 says, "11.1 Air Permeability, Individual Specimens—Calculate the air permeability of individual specimens using values read directly from the test i...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 30, 1:00pm

Re: autumn 2012 Houdini
Peter, I will test a Autumn 2012 when I get access to one. I don't have a scheduled date.

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 29, 12:42pm

Threee different Capilene 4 fabric weights on the Patagonia Web site
The have Capilene 4 products listed at 3.7 oz, 5.3 oz, and 5.9 oz currently for sale on their Web site. VERY POOR PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 28, 11:51am

Re: Re: Re: CFM
Roman, I 2009 I didn't own my own air permeability testing equipment and had to rely on vendor specs. In early 2011 I purchased an air permeability tester and since then I have used the old ...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 27, 9:20am

Re: CFM measurements
Brendan, There is only one standard for air permeability. In contrast, there are a large number of different MVTR breathability standards. When comparing windshirt fabrics to eVent fabrics only ...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 27, 9:09am

Re: Re: Re: Squamish
Nian, I most recently answered your question on combining air permeability layers here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=26774...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 27, 8:21am

Re: dead birds
Eric, I am confused by the technical terms you mountain climbers use to describe air permeability. How does "quite breathable" compare to "windproof",” “wind-resistant,...

In GEAR » how breathable a wind shell is
November 27, 8:00am

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