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David Goodyear (dmgoody) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by David Goodyear

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impressive
Good work ! What a timely post, as I am in the final planning stage of sewing my first pack. I just ordered the fabric and supplies. What did you use as the edging?? grosgrain? What materia...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making Alice. Pack Project, v1.
March 25, 5:40pm

no runners
There hasn't been a need for runners. The terrain we hike is mostly forested, with small hills. We did hike the Porcupine Mountains last year, but I think it is a stretch to call them mountains...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
January 26, 5:56am

mods - sled questions
Hi JIm, I like questions...I sure asked many when I was building this. First realize that your pulk will do fine on trails and in open areas where the snow is not too deep. The top attachmen...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
January 25, 5:59am

This is why
This is why your standard top mounted "ski-Pulk" or "Dr. Pulk" style mounted systems don’t work in the bush . A very expensive commercial pulk had to be modified to make i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
January 24, 6:43pm

wetness
You are right. I did notice that the breathable shell material always seems damp, but the fleece did not. When I would drop the mitts to work on something, sometimes the outside layer would freeze...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
January 22, 5:38pm

I was suprised too
Last year I didn't beleive this system would work either. They tell me it has to do more with moisture movement rather than insulating layers. When you are at high energy exertion your fingers ...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
January 21, 6:54pm

update
Just got back from a 5 day sled trip in the U.P. Got down to -14. Mitts worked perectly. no complaints. The durability stripe shows some wear from the poles, but everything else held up well. (it&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
January 19, 10:20pm

update
Just got back from a five day, off-trail hike. Sled perfomed better than expected. No snags or hang-ups. Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
January 18, 8:00pm

Bag genious
If you fold the bag down and place it on top of your pouch cozy, you can create a bowl full of food on a lap tray. Just bag genious I say. It even works in the winter at -14. I ate a piping ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » I don't like Freezer Bag Cooking
January 18, 7:49pm

FBC is the bomb
This is a funny thread. FBC is a great idea. My only hurdle was getting a long handle spoon, I use an envelope cozy and by the time my meal is ready I've had a mug of coffee, or melted my s...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » I don't like Freezer Bag Cooking
January 06, 5:59pm

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