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David Goodyear (dmgoody) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by David Goodyear

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depends on your style and fiddle factor
Bryce, it depends on what your needs and skills are. If you are out on a multi-day trip and need to melt snow for 2 liters every night and morning, then a small stove and twigs may not be for you. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wood stove hikers...do you carry a "real" knife?
December 07, 7:55pm

stoveboard
Sorry Jim, I just got back from a 4 day trip. I made one out of 1/8 " luan (sp) plywood covered in aluminum and glued to a piece of foam. I bolt the stove to it. On sled trips I made an in...

In GEAR » Looking for a good expedition pack
December 07, 8:46am

Hoodless
I'll take the Hoodless, and if the north face sale falls through let me know. Dave Pm sent / payment sent Clarify - the TNF $75 hoodless

In Gear Swap » DOWN GALORE... Katabatic palisade, TNF chrysalis, TNF down bag/quilt
November 30, 9:10pm

external
It's an external frame, not suited to the OP's alpine hiking needs, but there are many who are designing packs that may fit his purpose in the MYOG forum. My pack can handle 100 lbs, but th...

In GEAR » Looking for a good expedition pack
November 29, 4:48pm

not quite
Not quite, but better suited to my needs. My friends call it the "goody bag" :) Not all of us can thrown down $700 on a pack. Enjoy, Dave

In GEAR » Looking for a good expedition pack
November 29, 3:56pm

wow $$$
Seeing the price ranges of the above packs make me glad I made my own. You can get exactly what you want/need if you try a little MYOG. The people on this site are most helpful - give it a shot. ...

In GEAR » Looking for a good expedition pack
November 29, 3:39pm

PM sent
Interested, PM sent Dave P.S. money sent via paypal gift

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Precip Jacket XL Cardinal
November 28, 5:25pm

sl-1 in gear swap
It's all about needs and prefernces. I have used an SL-1 for years. I survived thunderstorms and 8 hrs of driving rain in the White mountains. I have now moved on to tarps. There is one in ...

In GEAR » New Tent Help
November 27, 5:13am

nard allert
The problem with front packs that don’t attach to your shoulder straps is that they migrate down as you walk and "ouch". I have spent the last year looking for a front pack system. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Weight transfer to hips in UL frameless packs and water bottles...
November 25, 6:34am

belt systems
Have you thought about trying a hip-belt system with moveable pouches and water bottle carriers? The military has perfected this, but their stuff is heavy. I'm sure that it would be an easy mod...

In Make Your Own Gear » Weight transfer to hips in UL frameless packs and water bottles...
November 24, 4:56am

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am