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David Goodyear (dmgoody) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by David Goodyear

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moisture control
When doing overnighters after a high energy day, it is all about moisture management. This is why the VBL system works great. I have used it many times with great results. I used the NEOS, with ...

In Winter Hiking » Insulated Winter Footwear
December 28, 8:03pm

Chunky snow strainer
If you have every melted snow in the woods, you know that when you are done there are quite a few chunks floating around in the pot. You can try to flick them out with your spoon. You can try to ig...

In Make Your Own Gear » Chunky snow strainer
December 28, 2:18pm

wow
Great job! looks plenty strong. Thanks for posting the measurements, as I would llike to mod my SL-3 in this fasion. I like the idea of having a smaller, easier pitch option. Sometimes it is har...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shangri La 3 mods: Adding grossgrain/webbing guy-out loops to a felled seam?
December 28, 6:25am

rims
Hey Chad, Good question. Yes, you lose a degree of side to side stiffness and the sled can flex, but that is not always a bad thing. When going thru the bush and over snow covered logs and s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bush-Worthy Pulk
December 25, 7:43pm

modify
Chad, That's some tough hiking for pulling a sled. Huh, if you go with a more narrow sled, it will be prone to roll-overs. I may have to ponder this a while..... Here are some of my th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a Pulk and need to find right sled
December 24, 5:38am

weights
I know this is a light site, but this project was more for function. the only scale I have is an old food scale, so the weights are the best I could come up with. I think we have a better scale at ...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
December 23, 4:47am

rain mitt
OH, I forgot...the rain shells are standard sil nylon. It was really an afterthought. The pattern didn't have an XL, so we freehanded it. They really look ridiculously huge, but if there is a c...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
December 22, 9:18pm

mods
Hi Ken, I've been on one trip. Lows in low teens. Gloves worked great. Even when I knew my hands were perspiring from high energy hiking, they were dry. The moisture moved out and away from ...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
December 22, 8:57am

sub zero glove system
After being disappointed last year at my supposedly breathable mitten shells wetting out at high exertion, I decided to sew my own. Using suggestions from my hiking buddies that do this more than I...

In Make Your Own Gear » sub zero glove system
December 22, 7:18am

3-4 layer
I use a 3-4 layer system - depending on the temps. Base - fingerless wool mid - fleece mitt mid - larger fleece mitt shell - homemade mitten shell - totally breathable after wetting out a...

In GEAR » Insulating mitts/gloves?
December 21, 8:50pm

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