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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: RBTR Membrane Sil Test Results
Kyle, I followed the ISO 811 standard. The relevant extract from ISO 811 says: “After receipt, handle the fabric as little as possible, avoid folding it sharply and do not treat it in any way ...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
January 18, 8:06pm

RBTR Membrane Sil Test Results
Kyle, I received your sample today. Unfortunately it only tested 562.39 mm H2O. The primary problem is the looseness of the weave shown in my 5mm Field of View micrograph. Even if you put a thic...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
January 16, 6:56pm

Re: Re: Re: relationship ratio down/feathers and FP
Woubier, Look at the 96-97% steam condition fill power with an average 830 (white vertical marker) fill power as an example. There is a range of ~775 – ~880 fill power for the same cluster rat...

In GEAR » Could high FP-down benefit from an anti-humidity treatment ?
January 15, 8:34pm

Re: relationship ratio down/feathers and FP
Woubeir, You asked, "Does anyone know if there is clear relationship between the ratio down/feathers and FP". Yes there is a clear relationship if you also consider the conditioning me...

In GEAR » Could high FP-down benefit from an anti-humidity treatment ?
January 15, 11:49am

Re: Re: Re: Re: How many ponchos to make a quilt top?
Justin, Yes, I will also test the HH of the before and after sample. Both samples should be ~1' square.

In Make Your Own Gear » How many ponchos to make a quilt top?
January 08, 6:18pm

Re: Re: How many ponchos to make a quilt top?
Andrew and Justin, I will micrograph one sample set with and without the coating if Justin PMs me a request.

In Make Your Own Gear » How many ponchos to make a quilt top?
January 08, 3:19pm

Re: Probably physically impossible anyhow
Roger, My educated guess is that you are correct. Every test I have seen demonstrates the down DWR coating repelling liquid water. Most interesting, the 5/14 patent application for the AeonC...

In GEAR » Could high FP-down benefit from an anti-humidity treatment ?
January 06, 4:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
"We can't figure out why the industry has settled on 10,000mm of water entry pressure as the standard for "waterproof"... That is the approximate pressure the average male exe...

In Gear Deals » Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
January 06, 3:09pm

Re: Re: Testing
Kyle, I have previously received a large number of BPL PMs. I checked my profile and my correct email is listed there. Please try again and if it doesn't work contact BPL (Roger?).

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
January 06, 11:52am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Full zip Capiline 4 hoodie alternate ?
8.64 oz for my XL.

In GEAR » Full zip Capiline 4 hoodie alternate ?
January 05, 7:45pm

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