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Thanks for your replies. I appreciate being able to learn from another’s trials. I had read about the limited breathability of the expensive “super" fabrics. I did not realize that tyvek i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter Bivy Advise needed
September 07, 7:12am

Winter Bivy Advise needed
Hello all you bivy makers. I need some advise on materials for a winter bivy. I am transitioning to tarp camping and would like to make a winter bivy. This will be used on winter trips to Canada un...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter Bivy Advise needed
September 05, 5:43am

tarp beaks
This Idea has been around for ages. I learned the flying diamond with a beak pitch from an old bushman as did he. It is also called the forester pitch in the free publication " Tarp Shelters, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » When is using other peoples ideas not ok?
September 02, 9:09pm

try laminating
If the tie-outs are mid-panel and not on a seam, try laminating a patch over the sew holes like Jim Colten's article.

In Make Your Own Gear » Best way to attach mid panel tie outs?
August 31, 9:20pm

bug gaiters
Daryl, I just saw this on sale at mountain gear. Enjoy, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mosquito Proof Socks?
August 31, 9:44am

had a thought
After looking at Franco's pictures- I had an idea. Since your door zips are in the middle of the panel, and this is a MYOG, then you can easily buy the corresponding zippers and zip in a triang...

In Make Your Own Gear » Vestibule for pyramid tent?
August 22, 4:15pm

simple porch
I used a simple flat tarp porch to use with my shangra-la 3 to cook under in the winter. I'm sure you could make a zip-in door panel with a roof to block wind from one side and rain or snow fr...

In Make Your Own Gear » Vestibule for pyramid tent?
August 21, 7:07pm

Very impressive, That must have been a nightmare to curves and all. Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » Pyramid tent - 11 x 11 feet
August 21, 7:00pm

I've had the same problem
For years I've used "fitover" sunglasses and they worked fine, but when I used them in the winter under high exertion, my regular glasses fogged up. I am now trying the "Liber...

In GEAR » Sunglasses for Eyeglass wearers
August 18, 7:54pm

global warming redistribution of wealth
Thanks Rog for your continued injection of sanity into the carbon flame war. I was a silent observer over the years and I appreciate your willingness to present the facts and point out the "re...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
August 18, 5:45pm

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