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  1. Thread: snowshoes

    by RobertRogers
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    I grew up wearing moose hide snowshoes my great...

    I grew up wearing moose hide snowshoes my great uncle made. Every fall a fresh coat of shellac and your good to go. Simply use boot grease on the bindings. I must admit that the modern snowshoes,...
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    From what I understand, the Military looked into...

    From what I understand, the Military looked into the TRUE expiration times for antibiotics and found that they last much longer than listed. After all, the pharmaceutical industry does not make...
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    One of my sidelines is prospecting for minerals...

    One of my sidelines is prospecting for minerals and crystals. These mountains have a fair amount of mineralization, the concept is certainly interesting. However, one would probably have to already...
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    I think it is not so much endurance but rather...

    I think it is not so much endurance but rather recovery.
  5. Arresting the aliens is like hacking at the...

    Arresting the aliens is like hacking at the branches of a tree - does not do much good. You have to get the roots in order to kill it.

    And the root cause is plain and simple: Americans are...
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    Not funny. Cruel animal abuse.

    Not funny. Cruel animal abuse.
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    Imagine having the feeling that at anytime you...

    Imagine having the feeling that at anytime you could be hit. Very disconcerting to be sure.
  8. They would not be in the USA in such numbers if...

    They would not be in the USA in such numbers if people and businesses were not hiring them. I say, hit these businesses and people hard - very hard - with massive fines for hiring illegal aliens. ...
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    Perhaps there is a great food supply in the form...

    Perhaps there is a great food supply in the form of fat pigeons.
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    Yes, this is excellent training. Watching...

    Yes, this is excellent training. Watching animals without the intent of harvesting them, you learn their habits as well as hone your ability to stalk - which will come in handy should you really do...
  11. I agree, native peoples tended to use more easily...

    I agree, native peoples tended to use more easily acquired wood for shelter building, making fires, etc. Rarely would they want to cut down trees of very large size.

    Flint is quite brittle and...
  12. Thread: Salt Pork

    by RobertRogers
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    Would simply placing salt in the same area work...

    Would simply placing salt in the same area work just as well?
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    Yes indeed, I can eat a gallon of fresh mashed...

    Yes indeed, I can eat a gallon of fresh mashed potatoes too.
  14. Thread: Concerns

    by RobertRogers
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    Beautiful land, to be sure. Thank you for...

    Beautiful land, to be sure. Thank you for sharing the wild horses pic!

    Mine shafts, like old well shafts, possibly explain a number of vanished people. I've come upon several old wells deep in...
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    Moose can be very dangerous, just as any large...

    Moose can be very dangerous, just as any large animal, cow, or horse - however she has a much greater chance being hit by a car while walking to the mailbox than having one of those moose actually...
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    I'd tank up on a good breakfast, as you will be...

    I'd tank up on a good breakfast, as you will be wanting plenty of energy and nutrients coursing through your system. Also be sure to bring at least a couple quarts of water, a good lunch, and lots...
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    No photos for me too.

    No photos for me too.
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    Puts it all in better perspective. ...

    Puts it all in better perspective. Unsustainable..

    Expect a crash. Be prepared.
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    The temps hit the low 50's F here in northern NH....

    The temps hit the low 50's F here in northern NH. A heat wave, should be about 0 degrees. Flooding due to melting snow, high winds and heavy rains.

    Many people do not know, warm wind melts snow...
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    So this uses a combo of ethanol and charcoal?

    So this uses a combo of ethanol and charcoal?
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    This can work well. Plants like these can help...

    This can work well. Plants like these can help protect windows and other potential entry points to your home.
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    Finding enough water can be very difficult,...

    Finding enough water can be very difficult, especially in urban areas where so much of it is chemically polluted.

    If you are staying put in one area, your best bet may be storing large amounts of...
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    Interesting concept - be very careful when...

    Interesting concept - be very careful when cooking or heating food around materials like plastics etc as there is some evidence very bad chemicals can leech into the food. Even metals can be...
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    These would be excellent in a "ruggedized"...

    These would be excellent in a "ruggedized" version. That is, a radio that can be taken in extreme cold / wet conditions and be expected to perform. Perhaps military grade, but still lightweight,...
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    Repurposing these buckets for food storage at...

    Repurposing these buckets for food storage at home is an excellent use of them. You may want to use a mylar bag inside the buckets, as air does penetrate most of these type buckets over time.
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