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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: Fishnet Warmer?
Daryl, Yes, all five base layer knits tested had the same breathable layer over them (BDU). They were tested using a wide MET range in cool weather. Although the testers perceived differences i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 22, 11:02am

Fishnet Warmer?
When used as a base layer, there is no difference between fishnet and any of the other common knits relative to your core temperature. The only difference is in the perception of moisture on your s...

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 21, 7:43pm

Re: Re: Temperature requirements
AMEN

In GEAR » It's the time of year for.. DOWN PARKAS! Advice on a warm one...
November 17, 2:10pm

Re: bottom line?
140F

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 14, 5:51am

Re: Stop the presses!
The manufactures have to be conservative so they don't get consumer warranty claims. The temps used for DWR setting at the factory are much higher than they recommend for consumers.

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 13, 8:20am

Re: Raft
The US Air Force did a test to see if any of the existing Cuben (Mylar) materials would reliably hold air. Their application was portable recon drones. AB concluded Yes and they concluded No. We wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » I would like to make a cuben packraft
November 12, 4:39pm

Re: arrrgh#$%$#%
Mike, What was the temp for each setting?

In GEAR » GTX paclite DWR issues
November 09, 12:52pm

Re: cap weights
Mike, What size?

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 5:59pm

Re: synthetic hoodie??
Michel, You said, "...I really like the hoodies. I have BPL and anotherone." My wool size L BPL hoodie weighs 8.75oz. and my size XL Cap 4 hoody (wrong size delivered) weighs 8.64 o...

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 3:19pm

Re: synthetic hoodie??
Patagonia Men's Capilene 4 EW 1/4 Zip Hoody

In GEAR » synthetic hoodie??
November 07, 4:03am

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