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    TJ,Crash and the others glad to see were all...

    TJ,Crash and the others glad to see were all surviving.And maybe even thriving. After the last housing bust, putting us in a hand to mouth existence, now that that's changed I've been humbled and...
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    I'm still alive!

    Hi folks it's been awhile. No more PC, moved onto an android S5 for all my Internet needs. Work is booming once again and don't follow forums on the small screen much. Still cavediving and play in...
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    IMO 75 lbs is way too heavy. I like muliple bags...

    IMO 75 lbs is way too heavy. I like muliple bags so things are easier to find. They can be all bungied and boltsnapped together and mine are designed for 3 days. Any longer and Ill need food. In...
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    Even a bowdrill needs a shoelace and knife to...

    Even a bowdrill needs a shoelace and knife to construct but I find that to be the easiest primitive method.
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    Everything happens for a reason, its called...

    Everything happens for a reason, its called destiny, but weigh out your thoughts with the advice of others in the know to come up with the final solution for your future. The indians called it...
  6. After success it seems to be easier next time,...

    After success it seems to be easier next time, with the right components anyway. Congrats!
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    Camping is what you make it. Tougher for techie...

    Camping is what you make it. Tougher for techie sidewalk sissys Im sure.
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    I got the same kit but the .01 size. Mine can...

    I got the same kit but the .01 size. Mine can gravity filter 5 gallons in about an hour, or can be used for backpacking ect. portably. I filter 5 gallons a week for drinking here at home from my well...
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    I have the Sawyer.1, and saw where they offered a...

    I have the Sawyer.1, and saw where they offered a smaller pore size considered to be a purifter but not able to get some of the very small virues, so its still a toss up and a slower flow rate to...
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    Like most of you I have multiple means of making...

    Like most of you I have multiple means of making water safe to drink. I prefer a water filter so taste isnt effected. I do have Polarpure and halozone pills as well. Fire seems to be the best method...
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    Supposedly someone was running late to Woodstock...

    Supposedly someone was running late to Woodstock so Richie had to adlib a little, with not much material he just repeated and drug out [no pun intended] his few songs.
  12. Thread: Batoning

    by Stairman
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    So whats the final verdict for batoning once the...

    So whats the final verdict for batoning once the knife is below the surface? Keeping it level makes sense when you start hitting the back square over the wood. Afterwards, to finish the split as you...
  13. Thread: Snaring hogs

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    snares are dangerous because they dont classify...

    snares are dangerous because they dont classify except by size. Traps are not as portable but best when possible.
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    I liked their response and agree with it.

    I liked their response and agree with it.
  15. great reveiw, I guess if kids are gonna eat it...

    great reveiw, I guess if kids are gonna eat it its best to keep it as is and add spices to suit afterwards.
  16. Thread: Salt Springs

    by Stairman
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    An interesting shallow spring with fresh and...

    An interesting shallow spring with fresh and salty vents. Silver Glenn is just north of there, Juniper and Alexander are to the south. None worth diving unfortunately but pretty sites. Nice pics too.
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    Dont expect folks to come knocking your door down...

    Dont expect folks to come knocking your door down to take a course in wilderness survival. Most people are lazy bums these days and are looking for the easy route always. Thats not really the case...
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    I have used the faucet adaptor but thats about...

    I have used the faucet adaptor but thats about it. I can fill 4 SS water bottles up at night, stick em in the fridge, and have water for the day. Im gonna set up the gravity fittings to a 55 gallon,...
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    Finally got a Sawyer water filter

    Ive been looking at these for a while and finally got one. There are a few to choose from and I picked the all in one at .1 microns. They do make one thats .02 microns, but Im taking my chances that...
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    We dont have Cottonwoods here, but Yucca stalks...

    We dont have Cottonwoods here, but Yucca stalks make excellent spindles with a cedar fireboard.
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    You sure better be in the 1st 10 % if your a...

    You sure better be in the 1st 10 % if your a cavediver. So much of the training is learning how not to panic and its said that people who are easily mad get scared or panic faster since the 2...
  22. Yea tannic acid makes many waterways here brown...

    Yea tannic acid makes many waterways here brown and fish do just fine. Elderberry leaves are poisonous as are beautyberry, and make a fish stupor Ive read but knowing how much would be the problem....
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    Unless Cabellas is close by, they sell Champions...

    Unless Cabellas is close by, they sell Champions at Walmart and with the add they would probably match the price saving shipping and on a gen that would be a bunch.
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    I respect his honesty and heres my honest opinion...

    I respect his honesty and heres my honest opinion of it all....Honest johns opinion stinks and should be flushed but might need some plunging.
  25. Thread: Swedish torch

    by Stairman
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    Swedish torch

    I did a search and came up with nothing. It does go by other names but this thing is way cool.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFKzvWDeiFc&feature=related
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