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All Forum Posts by David Goodyear

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glue
Thanks Anthony, you must use glue, not caulk or sealer. It is called GE Silicone II clear premium Glue. upc #0-77027-00280-5. I got it at True Value Hardware $5.99 for 2.8 fl oz. (true value ord...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam Stick on Silnylon?
November 23, 9:00pm

guy points
To get the most versatility, I've added 4 mid-panel guy-outs on a 10 x 10. This way you can pitch the flying diamond with a beak, by using the mid-panel on the diagonal. Of, course, this being ...

In GEAR » "ideal" size for a solo flat tarp?
November 23, 9:14am

silicone glue
I have tried this with silicone glue and It has worked for one-half season of backpacking. The only sewing was on the guy-out loops. I'll let you know how the tarp fairs under a snow load this ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam Stick on Silnylon?
November 23, 7:58am

occupy + tea party = positive change
This would actually bring about the change that most are wishing for. Rid the gov't of corrupt politicians and bring about accountability with the "cheaters", both in the private sect...

In Chaff » Editorial on Occupy Wall Street
November 23, 7:45am

WOW - I like it
"now that's funny right there - I don't care who you are !! " -Larry the Cable Guy Dave

In Chaff » Editorial on Occupy Wall Street
November 22, 2:11pm

skip the platy
Hi Brice, I would skip the hanging platy idea and keep it simple. Old school nalgene upside down in an insulated carrier. Ice will form at the top (really the bottom if inverted) where the air m...

In GEAR » lightweight idea for keeping water from freezing while hiking
November 22, 1:57pm

knowledge
Going to REi with a knowledgable hiking buddy is the best advise I can give. Knowledge and skills will be the best way to safely go ultralight. Conditions and hiking style will dictate what you ...

In GEAR » 10 things not to buy for backpacking
November 18, 6:56pm

I'm down with that
Thanks for all of the information about down. It makes sence to me now - loft and choice of where you wear the garment in relation to your layering system. Can old and tired synthetic jackets b...

In Make Your Own Gear » dumb down question may cause downageddon
November 17, 1:53pm

restoring loft
Bob, how do you restore loft? I was told that garmnet insulation degrades over time? Is this true? Am I making this too hard? Thanks Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » dumb down question may cause downageddon
November 16, 10:35am

blown insulation
Thanks for the links, I like the thermoball Idea. Now we just need a mini insulation blowing devise to insert it into our old tired jackets and coats that we all paid megabucks for. My origi...

In Make Your Own Gear » dumb down question may cause downageddon
November 16, 8:53am

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