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  1. FWIW, I routinely use a LMF to light my canister...

    FWIW, I routinely use a LMF to light my canister stoves - for up to two weeks at a time. Great tool. I like that the ferro rod is securely attached to the handle and not out on the sheath. Cuts up...
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    I'll bet you are correct in chilly New England; ...

    I'll bet you are correct in chilly New England; caves of any significant length or depth acquire the mean annual temperature of their locality. Thus a cave in southern Arizona will be fairly...
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    The statement you quote is correct in that...

    The statement you quote is correct in that "Section 6(c) prohibits interstate or international sale, purchase, or transport of any archeological resource excavated or removed in violation of a State...
  4. Agreement!

    "I dont disagree that it is not the real thing." Total agreement on this point. I have always preferred to focus on the real thing.

    Like the spring we experienced a late spring storm, dropping...
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    I regret to say that you are misinformed. ARPA...

    I regret to say that you are misinformed. ARPA applies only to federal and Indian reservation lands - I just checked to be sure. Again, it says nothing against camping in a rock shelter or within a...
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    I googled again with the same results, but I did...

    I googled again with the same results, but I did run across this interesting piece which details NPS policy on caves. There is not a mumbling word concerning camping in caves or rock shelters. ...
  7. I don't understand your comment at all. My...

    I don't understand your comment at all. My criticism is of "Alone," alone, and has little if anything to do with the OP. As far as that goes, it is great that he won and got a significant payday. ...
  8. Thanks for the Compliment!

    I was 17 a mere 64 years ago this month! If only one could combine the vitality and energy of 17 with the experience of 81! You seem to be requesting a resume on my survival experience, so here it...
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    My apologies

    It was certainly not my intent to "flame" your comment about camping in rock shelters. I was simply trying to remedy an incorrect statement. Your reference cites a local regulation for the Daniel...
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    I guess that caves in Texas are just not of the...

    I guess that caves in Texas are just not of the quality you encounter elsewhere in the southwest (AZ, NM, CA).
  11. Exactly

    I use that a lot - never watch "Alone." I have more challenging projects and trips to undertake.
  12. Not so Alone...

    You are limited to ten items of your choosing plus a basic kit and you get regular medical checkups (per Wikipedia). And when you are no longer having fun, you just pic up your sat phone and call...
  13. Are we talking real world survival or survival as...

    Are we talking real world survival or survival as entertainment/competitive sporting event? There is a world of difference between the situation faced by the Kim family versus competing in a rough...
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    Specifically the med supplies, but he also...

    Specifically the med supplies, but he also liberated a 7mm Nambu, still in the family...Looks liek a pretty decent firearm, although underpowered for a lot of combat.
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    My father served in the South Pacific during WWII...

    My father served in the South Pacific during WWII in a field hospital, and he recounted going through Japanese medical units and hospitals to scrounge their stuff, which he said was better than the...
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    Acorns were a dietary staple for Native Americans...

    Acorns were a dietary staple for Native Americans in California for thousands of years. Acorns were gathered inf the fall of the year and stored for long periods. Processing was very similar to the...
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    One of my heirloom possessions is my...

    One of my heirloom possessions is my grandfather's chef knife - 255mm (10') long and a very handy item in the kitchen. Grandpa never worked as a chef to my knowledge but he was a darn good cook...
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    One of the best bark tinders I have ever used is...

    One of the best bark tinders I have ever used is Utah Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) - naturally shaggy and lights right up, burning vigorously. If you are ever in the Four Corners country, give it...
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    Petester definitely has problems and issues and I...

    Petester definitely has problems and issues and I sincerely hope he will obtain help.

    For those who dis South Dakota, you are mistaken. Get out of your vehicle and get off the interstate and look...
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    Not true

    I am sorry but the statement above - "All caves and rock shelters, bluffs with undercut protection, are now protected under the Federal Antiquities Act as archaeological sites. It is illegal to camp...
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    Hello from Southern California

    Brand new and anxious to contribute. I am a retired archaeologist, with a fair amount of outdoors experience.


    Hikermor
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