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  1. Thread: Cooking Kit.....

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    In addition to being a great bit of kit - the...

    In addition to being a great bit of kit - the USGI Mountain kit will store a GSI 1.1L kettle and the lid (fry pan) fits tightly. In the kettle a cup or two will fit nicely along with the clamp...
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    I was in a unit that was issued LRRP rats for 3...

    I was in a unit that was issued LRRP rats for 3 meals a day. Yup- OFD food packs. The one rule of thumb we went by was the need to drink at least a full quart of water with the meal and another in...
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    Sometimes, when camping here in Alaska, the...

    Sometimes, when camping here in Alaska, the neighbors drop in unexpectedly and unwelcome. Very unpleasant.

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  4. http://www.adn.com/article/20150322/life-line-13-y...

    http://www.adn.com/article/20150322/life-line-13-year-old-alaskan-crafting-his-own-business-future

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    Even if it does leak, still not a total loss Use...

    Even if it does leak, still not a total loss Use it like a Dutch oven by using 3 or 4 larger rocks to elevate the pot so coals can go under, the lid has a lip, so that part is good.

    Make some...
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    The box labels clearly shows Made in China ...

    The box labels clearly shows

    Made in China

    you expected something better?
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    I picked up a small roofing repair square at the...

    I picked up a small roofing repair square at the Home Depot for less than a dollar. Cutting was done with aviation sheers.
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    Mod your Esbit stove for better pot support

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc434/TacAir/SDC10335.jpg

    The problem - the Esbit doesn't support all my pots, I dislike using it half closed.
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    http://texaspredatorposse.ipbhost.com/index.php?sh...

    http://texaspredatorposse.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=20173

    Load Vmax bullets into a 22 WMR case using a 22 Hornet die and a 25ACP shell holder...
    Interesting to say the least.
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    So - Active Ingredient: Silver Chloride 0.0055%...

    So - Active Ingredient: Silver Chloride 0.0055% (55ppm) Inactive Ingredients: Carbomer, Glycerin, Silver Nitrate, Sodium Chloride, Triethanolamine, Water.

    $6 for 0.5 oz.

    I'm getting some, looks...
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    I have a Stanley vacuum bottle (old enough to be...

    I have a Stanley vacuum bottle (old enough to be Hencho en USA) - keeps water hot enough overnight to make hot oatmeal and coffee/tea for breakfast & not have to fire up the stove...

    A white gas...
  12. Thread: Alaska 2015

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    And folks wonder why I carry when walking around....

    And folks wonder why I carry when walking around. We have an active wolf pack on the edge of town/JBER - just North of the base.

    Had a woman attacked this summer in the open area on the border...
  13. Thread: Alaska 2015

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    Another race that doesn't get into the news is...

    Another race that doesn't get into the news is the Iron Dog race. If you like snow machines and going really fast - this is your race.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4c9DCKcUao

    This year,...
  14. Thread: Hello the camp...

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    Thank you very much! I may do just that.

    Thank you very much! I may do just that.
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    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc434/TacAir/S...

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc434/TacAir/SDC10595.jpg

    Packed for walking.

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc434/TacAir/SDC10603.jpg

    Set up and running - 20M was wide open.
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    I guss that depends on what get finished first -...

    I guss that depends on what get finished first - you or the booze - or you because of the booze.

    Everyone can make their own choices of course, but alcohol is such a...plague here that I don't...
  17. Thread: Hello the camp...

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    LOL - you get it! Los Anchorage is a great place...

    LOL - you get it! Los Anchorage is a great place to live, because it's such a short drive to Alaska. I worked for a decade at a local communications company and spent a fair amount of time in the...
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    http://www.jems.com/patient-care JEMS has a...

    http://www.jems.com/patient-care

    JEMS has a 'case of the month' that is always a good read.


    http://wildernessmedicinemagazine.com/

    Wilderness Medical Society, focused on education. Good...
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    I'm pretty sure they found the humor after their...

    I'm pretty sure they found the humor after their ride back showed up. A few pilots dropped newspapers on the first pass by some camps (multiple pickups) to let folks know what was going on....and to...
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    Thanks for the post. Found a lot of 'stories'...

    Thanks for the post. Found a lot of 'stories' about the event on the web, seems they all had the same source.

    Interesting story.
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    Luxury = a non-essential item that you have to...

    Luxury = a non-essential item that you have to hump for the full length of the trip. That is, needless weight is a luxury. I also take some kind of radio, usually a Icom R-2 or R-5 for the...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzAQFIQjqcg at...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzAQFIQjqcg

    at the (about) 2.00 minute mark.... a real can shooter, powerful enough to kill.

    When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have....cans?
  23. Thread: Hello the camp...

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    Thanks

    I appreciate the warm welcome. Lots of interesting reading here as well.
  24. Thread: Hello the camp...

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    Not quite - I live in the largest Native village...

    Not quite - I live in the largest Native village in the State.

    Thanks for the warm welcome.
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    If I may suggest - one help in writing a book is...

    If I may suggest - one help in writing a book is to first list the chapters. Write a short paragraph to two to cover the contents of that chapter. This will help you stay focused on the content.
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