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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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Re: Re: Re: Re: Marmot Lithium 0 sale
Brooks Range is the same company that advertised their Mojave jacket as having 9 oz of fill for about a year. They have since changed that spec to 6 oz of fill. See

In Gear Deals » Marmot Lithium 0 sale
October 25, 10:57pm

Old News-Insulation increases from wearing your windshirt over your puffy
Woubier, This topic should be old news. What should be "new news" is that I plan to use insulation thermal imaging to provide this same information in an easier to understand visual...

In GEAR » Help with Puffy design
October 25, 9:44am

Re: Re: Terminology
Woubeir, I compared both sewn-through and non sewn-through with various geometries.

In GEAR » Help with Puffy design
October 24, 6:41pm

Re: Down jackets
All posters, to this point, have provided good information to Jimmy. I just want to expand on what they said relative to baffle types and patterns. Testing jackets, with a similar amount of down...

In GEAR » Help with Puffy design
October 24, 1:15am

Re: I'll take it
John, Your PM was the first received; I will calculate shipping and then send you a PM with the shipping cost and my PayPal email address.

In Gear Swap » FS 2010 Alpacka Yukon Yak and 4-piece Manta Ray Paddle
October 07, 6:16pm

Re: FS 2010 Alpacka Yukon Yak and 4-piece Manta Ray Paddle
I received a message asking if the spray deck was included. Yes, as is shown in the photo: the spray deck; Packtach System (pack hold down and quick release); and stern grab loop are included. Also...

In Gear Swap » FS 2010 Alpacka Yukon Yak and 4-piece Manta Ray Paddle
October 07, 5:57pm

FS 2010 Alpacka Yukon Yak and 4-piece Manta Ray Paddle
SOLD-$700 for for both, in like-new condition. Buyer pays for shipping.

In Gear Swap » FS 2010 Alpacka Yukon Yak and 4-piece Manta Ray Paddle
October 07, 2:51pm

Re: Down bag in SE Alaska? Camping in a SE AK rain forest for 70 days, with a non-DWR down sleeping bag, from 6/30/14 - 9/8/14 - absolutely no problems using down insulati...

In GEAR » Down bag in SE Alaska?
October 05, 1:12pm

Re: Re: New Zpacks hooded windshirt
The Pertex GL fabric sample I tested was .53 CFM. See Here for my post entitled, "Re: how breathable a wind shell is on 11/26/2012 13:08:41 MST".

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
September 29, 3:25pm

Re: Re: Breathability, CFM and windshirts?
Ryan, I haven't tested Nobull 1. The posts dealing with Nobull 1 down leakage indicate that it is not a low air permeability fabric. You normally don't see any down leakage in the fabric...

In GEAR » Breathability, CFM and windshirts?
September 20, 12:52pm

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