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    Wow! I'm impressed. This is one of the very few...

    Wow! I'm impressed. This is one of the very few threads related to TEOTWAWKI where there is displayed good sense and reasoning. Kudos to you all, and thanks for your comments.
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    What is it that makes people, regardless of where...

    What is it that makes people, regardless of where they're from, abandon all their decorum and etiquette and manners when they travel beyond the city limits of their hometown??
    Folks just need to...
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    The trick is they don't rely on BALANCING the...

    The trick is they don't rely on BALANCING the rock or sticks. The trap is help up by the tension on it's parts, so they need to fit pretty closely together, but still be able to trip when desired. ...
  4. Thread: Frog gigs

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    Frog gigs are illegal here, but I like to keep...

    Frog gigs are illegal here, but I like to keep one in my truck kit. They are useful for lots of things besides gigging frogs.
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    Welcome back, David, from the White Mountains of...

    Welcome back, David, from the White Mountains of Arizona. Glad to have you here.
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    Hang in there, firecraft. Several good ideas...

    Hang in there, firecraft. Several good ideas already presented here.
    Instead of wire for the bail (the hanging loop), I prefer to use chain. Very light duty picture hanging chain capable of holding...
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    Sad news for sure. Bushcraft has lost one of the...

    Sad news for sure. Bushcraft has lost one of the great ones, Ron will be missed. Our prayers go out for Karen and Jesse. May they be comforted by the reality of the Atonement and Resurrection of...
  8. Thread: Buck....again!

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    I don't advocate batoning with a knife, but have...

    I don't advocate batoning with a knife, but have done it using Buck and other brands of knife. Never had any noticable wear, let alone any breakage.
    Buck's axes are pretty good, but there are many...
  9. I normally carry matches in a waterproof...

    I normally carry matches in a waterproof container, and a Bic, and either a ferro rod or mag bar. I usually use the Bic for starting fires, but if it don't work I go for the matches. If they fail, I...
  10. 7mm-08 is very good, I like the .243 also.

    7mm-08 is very good, I like the .243 also.
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    Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you aboard,...

    Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you aboard, Ranger Joe.
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    Depends on what skill you're talking about. ...

    Depends on what skill you're talking about.
    Skills that I have mastered, there are few of them, I try to challenge myself on. skills I'm still developing I try to make it as easy as I can to gain...
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    Thanks for sharing the pics and report of your...

    Thanks for sharing the pics and report of your great trip. Good on you and the other adults for spending time helping the young 'uns learn the outdoors.
  14. Thread: Wild Fires

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    Yup, I-25 is closed from Raton, NM to Trinidad,...

    Yup, I-25 is closed from Raton, NM to Trinidad, CO due to a wild fire in the mountains there.
    The Wallow fire, just to the East of me, is now 18% contained, and they are allowing folks to return to...
  15. Thread: Survival Movies

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    Lots of them, these are my favorites: The Edge,...

    Lots of them, these are my favorites:
    The Edge, Death Hunt, Island in the Sky, Castaway, Last of the Dog Men, The Way Back, Defiance, ... oh, man, the list goes on and on.
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    Welcome to the forum, thewind777, from the White...

    Welcome to the forum, thewind777, from the White Mountains of Arizona. Always glad to see another Arizonan come aboard. Pull up a stump and visit a while.
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    BOBs are just for short term survival. Survival...

    BOBs are just for short term survival. Survival is where you use your skills and preps to stay alive until help comes or the conditions improve to allow you to return home. Any BOB that is only good...
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    Not sure what you're describing, Randyt. Your...

    Not sure what you're describing, Randyt. Your text describes using a single buckshot pellet as a bullet in a .30-06, if I understand correctly? But the last photo shows what looks like an adapter to...
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    Heet works in alky stoves, but I find denatured...

    Heet works in alky stoves, but I find denatured alcohol in quart or gallon cans at the paint section of home improvement and hardware stores to be cheaper. Cheaper still in KameApart and FalApart.
  20. Thread: Women.

    by EdD270
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    Women do not act the way they do because of...

    Women do not act the way they do because of hormones, nor because of genetics. It because of chromosomes.
  21. Thread: Women.

    by EdD270
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    ibosserman, here's some advice for what it's...

    ibosserman, here's some advice for what it's worth:
    If you have a disagreement with your DW, and things later work out to prove that you were right, the first thing you need to do is apologize to...
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    I wonder how many Aussie homeless can afford a...

    I wonder how many Aussie homeless can afford a $200.oo sleeping swag bag?
    Looks like a nice outfit, but spendy.
  23. Thread: Dutch Oven

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    Hey, thanks, crashdive. I appreciate it.

    Hey, thanks, crashdive. I appreciate it.
  24. Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you join up....

    Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you join up. There's lots of good folks here with lots of experience and info to share, and we look forward to hearing from you, too. BTW, keep lots of salt handy,...
  25. Welcome to the forum. Lots of good folks here...

    Welcome to the forum. Lots of good folks here with lots of experience and information to share. But keep lots of salt handy, too.
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