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    Camping without a fire? I never thought of that....

    Camping without a fire? I never thought of that.
    I love the feel of a fire and start one first thing in the morning to take the chill off and wake up.
    Then the fire gets put out for the rest of the...
  2. Thread: Snare wire?

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    randyt, what weight picture hanging wire do you...

    randyt, what weight picture hanging wire do you use?
    Medium? 20 lbs or 30 -35 lbs ish?
    I have some medium weight that I've been playing around with but the larger loop wants to flop over and not...
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    Great tutorial Rick! The pictures were clear and...

    Great tutorial Rick! The pictures were clear and easy to understand. I did know about the figure 8 locking loop and that was what lead me to my original question b/c the 20 gauge wire I had tried to...
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    Oh, ok that explains it, I was wondering why he...

    Oh, ok that explains it, I was wondering why he used it.
    Thanks!
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    Thanks Rick, that's what I thought! I was...

    Thanks Rick, that's what I thought! I was interested in making basic loop snares for now and practicing with them.
    I didn't want to 'invest' in a large roll of wire that would be useless or...
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    Thanks for the replies! Sarky, do you mean...

    Thanks for the replies!

    Sarky, do you mean this stuff:

    http://www.amazon.com/Loos-Cableware-SLWQ020-Stainless-Diameter/dp/B0038YY312


    Rick, something like this? :
    ...
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    Snare wire?

    As far as I can tell, there are many different preferences as to snare wire.

    So for a beginner who is looking to snare small to medium sized animals, say from a squirrel to a raccoon, what size...
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    Thanks! I had no idea that Costco carried...

    Thanks! I had no idea that Costco carried survival foods!
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    Sticky: When you're not looking, he's bragging to his...

    When you're not looking, he's bragging to his friends that he can do all of that! ;)
  10. Kudos to your Mom, she's one smart lady!

    Kudos to your Mom, she's one smart lady!
  11. Thread: Net Bag

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    Thanks Rick!

    Thanks Rick!
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    Winnie, I'm sorry to hear about your back. Don't...

    Winnie, I'm sorry to hear about your back. Don't give up! I had trouble with my knee going out and took Osteo BiFlex and heating pads. Finally went away without surgery.

    I've been thinking about...
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    What is that net in your avatar picture? Looks...

    What is that net in your avatar picture? Looks pretty useful.
  14. Wow. What was that line in the movie 'I'll take...

    Wow. What was that line in the movie 'I'll take what she's having' :)
  15. Thread: Fishing yo-yo

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    When I saw the videos of yo-yo's I went out and...

    When I saw the videos of yo-yo's I went out and got 3 dozen! I have not used them yet, but they are so clever.
    Apparently they've been around a long time and well liked by the old timers.
    I bought...
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    Sticky: This week I learned three new edible plants;...

    This week I learned three new edible plants; amaranth, mullein, and greenbrier.
    I also am scouting out new routes to BOL.
    Oh, yeah and I ordered 4 bags of turbo pool shock.
    I browse this forum for...
  17. Hi Semper Fi! I'm new here too, and like you...

    Hi Semper Fi!
    I'm new here too, and like you I'm very grateful to be here.
    Wow, I couldn't believe some of the 'off topics' in the other forums that disintegrate into rude name calling.
    I'm...
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    AAhhh that's what I'm doing wrong. I have a whole...

    AAhhh that's what I'm doing wrong. I have a whole shelf in my freezer full of cranberries I bought last year and I wanted to dry them somehow. So now all I have to do is add apples, simple, thanks.
    ...
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    Thanks LowKey, I'll look for those square...

    Thanks LowKey, I'll look for those square buckets. I have seen them and they do look more manageable.
    I'll check out the Country Living book b/c my dried shredded carrots lost most of their orange...
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    crashdive, I love your saying at the bottom...

    crashdive, I love your saying at the bottom 'can't means won't' - that's a good one!

    Ok, so I'm thinking about comfort items/food.....good idea!
    Especially since the world will be crazy and I...
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    Thanks crashdive. I do dehydrate with mediocre...

    Thanks crashdive. I do dehydrate with mediocre success. Some things come out great, and others,
    well, we're not going to talk about that :FRlol:

    As to the canning, I have done water bath, but...
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    Thanks Benesse! I tried to dry cranberries...

    Thanks Benesse!

    I tried to dry cranberries myself and that was a disaster, so I'll stick with Ocean Spray.

    I did dehydrate tomato paste and it made a nice leather to break apart and use in...
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    Thanks for the ideas. I had problems with...

    Thanks for the ideas.
    I had problems with storing ww pasta, b/c bugs hatched inside the boxes.

    Does dried fruit (i.e. banana chips, raisins) have any nutritional value (or did they lose it in the...
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    Healthier Survival Foods?

    I would like to store foods that are healthier than Spam and Ramen.

    My only ideas so far are quinoa and dry beans.

    Does anyone have more ideas to help with my list?

    Thanks!

    :tabletalk:
  25. Thread: Hello to all!

    by kameleon
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    Thanks for the warm welcome! I'm sure I'll make...

    Thanks for the warm welcome!
    I'm sure I'll make mistakes posting my questions under the right categories, so please understand.
    It's good to be here!:thumbup:
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