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  1. Can a Moderator check this please ??? ...

    Can a moderator check this post and poster please


    24-10-2019, 06:48 PM
    RandyCouture started a thread My top cam girls in General Chit Chat



    I know that by todays measures it may not...
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    To quote Survival Lilly , one of my favourite...

    To quote Survival Lilly , one of my favourite bushcraft You tubers ,

    "YouTube is slowly turning into a Teletubby show" …

    Due to advertisers pulling away from anything with anything even...
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    Agree the Bushcraft Bubble has burst … For me...

    Agree the Bushcraft Bubble has burst … For me personally age has had a lot to do with it

    My feet hurt , I dislike walking too far and as for carrying a load of kit

    (even the camera kit which...
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    What's wrong with a thumbs up ?!?! T^

    What's wrong with a thumbs up ?!?!

    T^
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    If you try cutting it with a " Hot Knife " it...

    If you try cutting it with a " Hot Knife " it should seal the end neatly

    without burning the core like trying to use a flame would ...

    but agree with Pootle ...

    a Whipped rope end looks...
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    Hi Diviy ... have you considered a Froe ... ...

    Hi Diviy ... have you considered a Froe ...

    much more suited to batoning than an expensive bushcraft knife !!!

    a new one from a decent hardware store would typically be 12 - 20

    but go to...
  7. Yes I am sorry to say you are not alone in this...

    Yes I am sorry to say you are not alone in this ... I have found the offending items hung in bushes

    around / along popular cliff top walks , on the approaches to beaches

    and in forestry...
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    Great willpower mate ... that's the way to do it ...

    Great willpower mate ... that's the way to do it ... one day at a time !!!

    All those shiney things though ....

    Cheers Whistle
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    Ha ha ha !!! Naaah just a small 6 inch dish but...

    Ha ha ha !!! Naaah just a small 6 inch dish but carefully flattened round the edges

    so I guess it's about 7 - 8 inches diameter but when folded up it fits in the cook kit ...

    They don't last...
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    Hi Woody I made mine 'cause I didn't think they...

    Hi Woody I made mine 'cause I didn't think they had made it across the water yet ...

    and 'cause I'm a cheapskate LOL !!! but the Idea looked so good I had to try it ...

    I made mine from a...
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    Hi Woody nice job on the Ikea Hobo though...

    Hi Woody nice job on the Ikea Hobo though personally I prefer it without the door ...

    I find it is too easy for fuel to fall out and cause a mess !!!

    Instead I have made a support system from...
  12. Thread: Smokey smells!

    by Whistle
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    Hi Thumbcrusher ... I know its not very bushy but...

    Hi Thumbcrusher ... I know its not very bushy but as an ex smoker I find the smoky smell and endless black smudges on everything so frustrating I just use alcohol and gas stoves ... Clean pots ,...
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    Nice one Rune !!! where I live on Romney Marsh...

    Nice one Rune !!!

    where I live on Romney Marsh at the edge of Dungeness we have a similar saying ...

    If you can see Dungeness power station it means it's gonna rain ...

    If you can't see...
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    Yeah it seems fairly quiet ... I still browse the...

    Yeah it seems fairly quiet ... I still browse the new posts for a snapshot of what's going on ...

    but I rarely feel I have anything to contribute ...

    nothing that hasn't been said or done...
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    ChrisCraft Wow !!! ... I hope some of the newbies...

    ChrisCraft Wow !!! ... I hope some of the newbies recognise what a generous offer this is ...

    and what good value this kit represents ...

    it could take someone a long time to collect this kit...
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    Yeah ... a lot of sand stone types , being...

    Yeah ... a lot of sand stone types , being sedimentary in origin , have natural "cleavage planes"

    and often split along the layers quite easily ... many of the sandstones in the Orkney Isles can...
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    Back in the dark ages when we used to hand...

    Back in the dark ages when we used to hand sharpen our microtome blades we used to have slate beds

    to which we added oil for lubrication and different grades of medium , fine

    and very fine...
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    Cardboard tubes or rolled paper works fine ......

    Cardboard tubes or rolled paper works fine ... you just have to seal it with paint or varnish first then the wax wont stick !!!

    Here's some big bamboo ...
    ...
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    Hi Skoda Wow A family heirloom !!! Naaah...

    Hi Skoda

    Wow A family heirloom !!! Naaah sorry Skoda ...

    I know BigT was interested but if he hasn't responded ... well ...

    Shame you don't know where it came from , I had wondered if it...
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    Hey Skoda where on earth did you find it ?!?! ...

    Hey Skoda where on earth did you find it ?!?!

    Have not seen another like it anywhere ...

    Nice to have one in good condition !!!

    I tried cooking a roast dinner in mine ... it took a long...
  21. Hi Gabby ... Have to agree with with Humakt ......

    Hi Gabby ... Have to agree with with Humakt ... Kings Wood can be very busy ...

    lots of regular dog walkers early morning dog walkers at that ...

    and they tend to be every season all year...
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    Hi Geoffers ... There is another option to BIG...

    Hi Geoffers ... There is another option to BIG ... and that is to think small ...

    If you go the Hobo stove or folding fire stove route you can cook and brew

    using just a few sticks ...

    You...
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    Two 3X3 metre Tarps hey ?!?! .... Sounds like...

    Two 3X3 metre Tarps hey ?!?! .... Sounds like your gonna get there in a 4X4 !!! Ha ha ha !!!

    Like I said earlier ... depends on pack size and weight you are prepared to carry and how much

    room...
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    Guess that depends on how big your tarp is, how...

    Guess that depends on how big your tarp is, how much room you need

    and what pack size and weight you are prepared to carry ?

    I have two standard woodland DPM Webtex bashas ...

    using one...
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    Hi Dreward I wouldn't worry too much about...

    Hi Dreward

    I wouldn't worry too much about making a "lavuu" ... that sound like a lot of work !!!

    I have had some success using a simple tarp rigged as a half pyramid with a camo net
    ...
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