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  1. Crickett owners and other little .22 owners weigh in

    I'm in the market for a little lightweight .22, stainless with iron sights to be carried all day everyday on long distance treks on foot for foraging purposes.
    What do you folks who own Crickett...
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    Funny, I just decided to log on, been awhile....

    Funny, I just decided to log on, been awhile. Hello all...

    If you are looking to get away from it all yet be close to work and don't want cold temps... Hmmm. Stay near the coast, Kenai, Soldotna...
  3. Estimating fuel storage for wood cutting

    Hello all,
    I have been busy with the family out at our homestead lately and I do intend to fill you all in with the whens and how's of it all in due time (also with pics). Until then, I wanted to...
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    I happen to have a chicom SKS with the red...

    I happen to have a chicom SKS with the red fiberglass stock that shoots 1 1/2" groups with Wolff SP all day long. I keep it down at my folks place in the lesser 48 and I'm thinking of bringing it up...
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    Hunting in wet weather realities

    Hello all,
    Just wanted to share some of my experience hunting up here in AK in wet weather. A friend and I took off for a 5 day canoe hunt for moose a couple of weeks ago and it rained every day. I...
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    I'm pretty fast at reloads, but I do usually...

    I'm pretty fast at reloads, but I do usually carry it full time with two slugs in it. Bears and moose being the biggest threat, I can take a couple of seconds and switch to other shells should I come...
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    Well for starters let me clarify a couple of...

    Well for starters let me clarify a couple of things... As to my wife needing to shoot, I built her a nice Remington 1100 12 ga and had the 28" vent rib barrel cut and crowned to 18" and put a...
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    My everyday foraging gun

    The title should probably read: My everyday everything gun.

    I wanted to pop back in here and start with some new things the Mountaintrekker family has learned in the last year or two up here in...
  9. How did we lose the fundamental right to be left alone?

    Hello all,
    I have a couple of things I wanted to throw out there and get some feedback from you folks.
    I have been been pretty ornery lately and here is why...
    Everywhere I go it seems someone...
  10. Prepper, survivalist, hoarder, crazy, extreeme,...

    Prepper, survivalist, hoarder, crazy, extreeme, whacko, nut job and conspiriacy theorist are just a few labels given to me and my wife... since we made the move up here we are now just known as...
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    Foot and ATV's I'm just running out the door,...

    Foot and ATV's I'm just running out the door, I'll check the video and Crash's link later today. Thanks!!
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    Rope and plank bridge ?'s

    Hello all,
    I'm finally back and we are back in business! Just closed on our new homestead which is off the grid and road system here in Ak!
    I have a bridge to build to access the rest of the...
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    These are one of the most underrated rifles in...

    These are one of the most underrated rifles in their class in my opinion. I was actually looking around on Gunbroker and toying with the idea of getting one. My dad has one and that is all he has...
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    The nice thing about some of the retarded folks...

    The nice thing about some of the retarded folks that come up here is that they occasionally leave good eqiupment for cheap as they run back down to the lower 48 with their tails between their legs! ...
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    I have to say after shooting and owning many...

    I have to say after shooting and owning many brands and variations that the Glock 19 has been my favorite with the 17 right behind. Utter reliability and for some reason they allow me to hit what I'm...
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    The H&R is the little 2" barrel snubbie and no...

    The H&R is the little 2" barrel snubbie and no the guy doesn't have more guns this cheap... unfortunately. He is moving further up North and needed to sell off some stuff, he said this was just junk...
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    Score!!

    I just picked up an old JC Higgens .22LR bolt action with the tube magazine for $10.00! It looks like someone painted in with bed liner back in the early 80's but it works and will work even better...
  18. Black finger cots for the single rifle barrels...

    Black finger cots for the single rifle barrels and balloons for the shotguns and doubles.


    Mountaintrekker
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    I'll have to check out some of the smiths around...

    I'll have to check out some of the smiths around here, most of them have a reputation for shoddy work, high prices and epic wait times.
    I'm planning on using a matte nickle Stoger coach gun with...
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    Some good replies coming in... I'm going to use...

    Some good replies coming in... I'm going to use this shotgun which is a double barrel so no rifle slug barrel and scope options. I'm trying to build this as a "one gun" for emergency foraging with...
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    45.70 or 30/40Krag??

    I'm building a survival long arm for me and I have a question... I have a choice between 2 calibers for a rifle insert and I have no experience with one of them. One is a 30/40 Krag and the other is...
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    Ken, Thanks for the relpy and info. I'm...

    Ken,
    Thanks for the relpy and info. I'm thinking we will go ahead and arrange new terms with the seller and see if he agrees to them. I'll keep the other note out of the equation for simplicity. ...
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    How to best presnt a seasoned note?

    Hello all,
    I have a question for some of our legal beagles and frequent property purchasers/sellers.
    I have communicated my interest in a vacant piece of land and the owner has written me back...
  24. That sounds like a winner! I have been putting...

    That sounds like a winner! I have been putting off reloading because we don't have the room for me to mount the press on a bench. This summer we will be on the road a bit and I think I'll get one of...
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    30F and snowing like mad today! I'm surprised my...

    30F and snowing like mad today! I'm surprised my internet connection is still up and running.
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