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  1. Thread: My pet peeve

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    Ah, you make very good points. But the...

    Ah, you make very good points. But the differences are; 1. I'm not talking about hikers or hunters. 2. I don't need rescued unless accounting for serious bodily harm.

    Now, with that being said....
  2. Thread: My pet peeve

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    Lmao. Won't find me on the prairie Rick. I stick...

    Lmao. Won't find me on the prairie Rick. I stick to the mountains, swamps, and backwoods. Those are places I call home.
  3. Thread: My pet peeve

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    60? That's a ripe young man, but I don't blame ya...

    60? That's a ripe young man, but I don't blame ya for wanting an alternate mode of transportation. If I had my way, I'd have a nice high ride Jon boat that could take shallow creeks. A small motor...
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    Compared to many on here, I am young. I'm 26...

    Compared to many on here, I am young. I'm 26 years old and have never sustained a serious injury. Now that's not to say I haven't injured myself, I have some minor back problems due to twisting my...
  5. Thread: My pet peeve

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    This is very much my point, having high-vis items...

    This is very much my point, having high-vis items vs. having an entire bright orange kit. Having a method, or several, to signal with is a no brainier but there's no need to walk around like Ronald...
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    No, there was no bouncing. I stated two...

    No, there was no bouncing. I stated two scenarios, an urban disaster where the necessity to be rescued is generally a must, and wilderness survival. And yes, I feel that if you are a healthy human...
  7. Thread: My pet peeve

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    I have high-vis items in case of a situation...

    I have high-vis items in case of a situation where I need rescued, example would be due to serious injury that would make it impossible to make it out on my own. I have had to, for lack of better...
  8. Thread: My pet peeve

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    kyratshooter, E&E training is a fair point, but...

    kyratshooter, E&E training is a fair point, but if I'm awaiting SAR it's because I've sustained a serious injury and cannot make it out on my own. I don't wilderness survival a SAR condition unless...
  9. Thread: My pet peeve

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    My pet peeve

    Ok, so here's one of my biggest pet peeves when it comes to survival kits. VISIBILITY!

    Now, you're probably wondering why I have such a big pet peeves with this. Let me explain.

    First of all,...
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    The old "compared to firearms" argument. Of...

    The old "compared to firearms" argument. Of course, no debater would be left unprepared for this. My rebuttle?

    YOURE STUPID! Lmao. No, I'm not that childish, just figured I'd put on an act.
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    Ah, it seems many have given you good advice. But...

    Ah, it seems many have given you good advice. But I didn't see anyone mention the 230 foot pounds of muzzle energy from the .50 air gun. Yes, I said .50 caliber. But you don't need that info, right?
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    Nah, I was talking about each pictures file size...

    Nah, I was talking about each pictures file size being too big and not wanting to take the time to resize it to the proper file size. It's easier just to get a camera and make a video of my gear and...
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    I may get pics of my gear before I go to work...

    I may get pics of my gear before I go to work tonight. But this site won't let me upload them to the thread and I won't do individual pictures to resize, takes too long and too much hassle. Hopefully...
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    50-60 pounds isn't too bad in my opinion. As long...

    50-60 pounds isn't too bad in my opinion. As long as you have a strong back and the drive to carry it, then I don't see a issue with having a heavier pack. Half of my pack is clothing, the rest is...
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    Recently I haven't spent much time as it's winter...

    Recently I haven't spent much time as it's winter and the cold and I do not get along very well. But between spring and mid-fall I am out and about constantly as being in the woods is my meditation...
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    Total bag weight...

    So, come to find out I'm very bad at guesstimating weight...

    Had a friend two weeks ago who had asked me some questions about my INCHBOB. Like what do I carry, where I got it, what kind of things...
  17. Thread: Howdy folks.

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    Thanks for the welcome folks, it's good to know...

    Thanks for the welcome folks, it's good to know there are good people here. I hope to learn while I'm here as well as teach. While I have many skills and a lot of knowledge, there is always something...
  18. Thread: Well...

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    Every one has been a busy beaver I see. I don't...

    Every one has been a busy beaver I see. I don't blame y'all, sitting around doing nothing sucks. I plan on heading up to the mountain for a bit today myself. Gonna sit down and touch up the edge on...
  19. Thread: Well...

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    Lol. Oh I know, just perusing the posts and...

    Lol. Oh I know, just perusing the posts and seeing what kind of topics are more popular or what tends to be discussed more often. Right now I don't have much to contribute except words as I need to...
  20. Thread: Well...

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    Well...

    Did everyone fall off the proverbial edge of the world? I see some replies to other threads but I see very few new threads getting started. Are we in the off-season for posting? LOL. Or did everyone...
  21. Well, as I cannot speak on the firearm aspect of...

    Well, as I cannot speak on the firearm aspect of this thread for a certain reason, I can speak of the grass on the other side of the fence. Air rifles.

    To put it simply, you can take down just...
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    Check out Rock Island Auction as well, they sport...

    Check out Rock Island Auction as well, they sport some great looking antique firearms with their history. They've shown everything from the tiny and less-than-useful Kolibri pistol, all the way up to...
  23. Clearly an older thread since the last reply is...

    Clearly an older thread since the last reply is dated 2017, but I'll put my own two cents in anyways.

    I would make one of two choice.

    1. Amazon and other sites carry the BAYITE brand ferro...
  24. Thread: Howdy folks.

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    Howdy folks.

    I just registered, left another forum due to rude gear snobs who can't seem to leave well enough alone.

    Anyways, my name's Josh, I'm 26 and I've been studying and practicing survival for the last...
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