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David Goodyear (dmgoody) - BPL Lifetime Member

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here ya go
Here is the frame I used - frame only for $90 - you can carry an elephant with it. Great suspension and belt with good ventilation - feels much better than the old externals. Link: http://www.s...

In GEAR » Light Weight External Frame Packs?
July 07, 5:54pm

I do agree that there is nothing like the comfort and carry of an external. I was where you were a year ago and bought an external with a robust belt and frame - cut it up and made a packpag that f...

In GEAR » Light Weight External Frame Packs?
July 07, 5:00am

Nice pack. Love the design. Your skills keep progresing. I'm still using the bivy sack you made. More on the straps - they are not padded? how does it carry? any rub? tender spots? This has...

In Make Your Own Gear » It's MyOwn
July 06, 5:47am


In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ryan Jordan pops in
July 04, 7:00pm

re:I'm off for a couple of months
have a great trip. you will be missed. Can't wait for a trip report. Dave

In Pre-Trip Planning » I'm off for a couple of months
June 27, 4:59am

bugs - little nasties
You pretty much have everything covered. We use the same systems. Under tow, We use treated clothing with the exposed skin sprayed with DEET and we make sure the cuffs are tucked in. I added a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tarping-How do you handle bugs?
June 26, 6:47am

I'll take it
I'll take the driducks poncho - pm sent Thanks Dave

In Gear Swap » FS: DriDucks Poncho and OR Sombrero Rain Hat, Large
June 25, 4:22pm

+1 on Dale's post. Got a huge noggin and I've tried many hats and buffs with no luck. I should post them in gear swap or PIF. I either feel like my head is in a vise and rip off the hat...

In GEAR » Anyone used a 'hoodie' buff?
June 25, 4:16pm

Nice pack Terry I like your designs - keep it simple and adjustable. No crazy seams and a simpler closure - good ideas. I like how you incorporate the better designs of other packs into somethin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Scraps the Pack/ FTZP
June 25, 4:04pm


In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Censorship again at BPL
June 20, 7:05am

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