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David Goodyear (dmgoody) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by David Goodyear

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bug system
We use a system approach for our SAR work in the thick swamps in the heat of July and August. We coat our clothing in Permethrin - make sure to wear long sleeves and pants. Tuck your pant legs into...

In GEAR » Well I'll be dipped in DEET!
December 30, 4:58pm

paint?
Why paint, + 1 on letting nature do it for you. Go for a blackened bush pot with a healthy coating of creosote. Better for the environment that the crap coming out of a spray can. :) All i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Painting pot black
December 30, 4:43pm

MYOGER'S rule
Daniel, You hit the nail on the head. As I get into the things that I like to do, I find that the gear that I need is either not available or way overpriced for my needs. For me, I turned to myo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
December 29, 4:17pm

quality workmanship
John, Just got the bivy, wow you make a great product. Someone needs to buy your tarp Dave

In Gear Swap » Tarp and Bivy for sale
December 29, 3:48pm

pots/boils
Sounds like a medical diagnosis on an episode of House :) melting snow is not like boiling water. Fill it up melt it down - repeat - repeat - repeat - repeat - ok 1 pot done. Most people don&...

In GEAR » Emberlit Ti or Littlbug Jr. for Winter Backpacking (only)
December 27, 2:21pm

Stove
Bryce, To be fair, you already have more experience hiking than that guy did. His stove looked like it was bought at the antique road show. It was a small white gas stove that wasn't much bi...

In GEAR » Emberlit Ti or Littlbug Jr. for Winter Backpacking (only)
December 27, 10:15am

ok
Here is my unsolicited 2 cents. You are saving a ton of weight by not taking a white gas stove and fuel, so spend just a little of that weight on a decent sized pot. How much water will you need fo...

In GEAR » Emberlit Ti or Littlbug Jr. for Winter Backpacking (only)
December 27, 8:36am

nice trial
Bryce, A picture is worth ... now that I see how small the vargo is as compared to a o.9L pot - I see how inefficient it is. Also if you look at the emberlit and the littlebug, the airflow is be...

In GEAR » Emberlit Ti or Littlbug Jr. for Winter Backpacking (only)
December 26, 7:55pm

neos
I've used the neos insole for that same purpose. link: http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___78952 Enjoy, Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » foam for MYOG insoles
December 26, 6:29pm

Vargo
Bryce, What nixed it for you about the vargo hex? Did the tapered shape take away from the ability of the fire to really get going? The other stoves are straight up and down. I like the ease o...

In GEAR » Emberlit Ti or Littlbug Jr. for Winter Backpacking (only)
December 26, 4:30pm

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