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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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Reverse Engineered Encapsil Belay Parka
On Jan 9, 2013 I posted a comment to Babak’s video review of Patagonia’s Encapsil Belay parka. That same day I posted the comment, the review was hidden at Patagonia’s request. See: http://w...

In GEAR » Patagonia Encapsil Belay Parka Reverse Engineered
March 02, 1:13am

Re: Mr. nisley
Babak, I will put together a normal lab environment estimate based on reverse engineering the design shortly. I have more data to provide a better estimate this iteration. What I really want to...

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
March 01, 12:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Impact of Wind on Insulation Loft
Tim, Your explanation correctly states that fiber conductivity increases with increased density but, omits the offsetting reduced radiation losses over a significant density variance. A forum...

In Editor's Roundtable » Impact of Wind on Insulation Loft
February 27, 11:20pm

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 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

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