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    Sorry to hear about your back mate, I had issues...

    Sorry to hear about your back mate, I had issues with two prolapsed discs a while back but got away with it lightly and have been ok (touch wood) since. A friend at work is an internationally...
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    Chubbs, still cooking on a Trangia set I bought...

    Chubbs, still cooking on a Trangia set I bought from you years ago! In fact, will be cooking on it this weekend on a climbing trip. The complimentary amadou was incinerated by the kids long ago!...
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    I've noticed the same over a number of months,...

    I've noticed the same over a number of months, agreed, not time to give up yet.....
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    Good to see you too. There's at least one old...

    Good to see you too. There's at least one old face still on Song of the Paddle and I'm sure lots have just spread their knowledge and good will elsewhere but yes, a shame, this forum has gone quiet. ...
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    jus_young, I believe you were the first to reply...

    jus_young, I believe you were the first to reply to my post when I joined this forum and gave me great advice when I needed info on camping locations for climbing at the Dewerstone: thank you for...
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    I'm deeply envious, still attempting to escape!...

    I'm deeply envious, still attempting to escape! atb :)
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    Hi Bopdude, good to hear from you. That's a...

    Hi Bopdude, good to hear from you. That's a shame, the world was a better place for a thriving naturalbushcraft. Hopefully this is just a hiccup. Didn't you used to be near us in Addlestone?
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    knock knock, anybody home

    I popped out for a cup of tea and by the time I get back everyone's disappeared! What's happened, have you all escaped before Brexit? Come back - this was a great supportive forum, hopefully it will...
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    Many thanks for that - really helpful and much...

    Many thanks for that - really helpful and much appreciated. We'll try to get as close to the rock as possible but, as you say, the gradients don't look helpful.
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    Dewerstone wild camping

    Hi all,

    We're planning on taking the kids climbing/wild camping next weekend and were hoping to pitch close to the Dewerstone (Dartmoor). We're likely to be pitching in the dark on Friday night so...
  11. Thread: Eden

    by laika
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    Happy to pay taxes for the good of everyone but...

    Happy to pay taxes for the good of everyone but would prefer them to go to the NHS and education - no one is in mortal danger of insufficient 'Strictly Come Dancing' so if we're going to increase...
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    +1 for Sole insoles - I've had the same pair in...

    +1 for Sole insoles - I've had the same pair in my Lowa's for years. Not cheap but very comfortable and ultra durable. I wouldn't bother putting them in the oven as per instructions in the first...
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    well now I feel guilty.... I've rarely...

    well now I feel guilty.... I've rarely contributed but hold this forum in great regard. Primarily, we climb/mountaineer/trek/camp. I've enormous respect for the skills and knowledge on this site...
  14. Now Sold

    Now Sold
  15. Quechua Quick Hiker Ultra Light 4 man tent for sale

    I am selling this item as a private seller and this sale is in no way the responsibility of NaturalBushcraft.co.uk or any of its moderators. I promise to use this area to sell unwanted kit, not to...
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    Thanks both - really very helpful - much...

    Thanks both - really very helpful - much appreciated.

    atb

    steve
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    Wild camping in France

    We're off to France next month. We'll spend the first week in the High Pyrenees where I know wild camping is permitted but will then move on and do some climbing further north. Does anyone know the...
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    Birch tar can be used for soap, not sure of the...

    Birch tar can be used for soap, not sure of the implications of mixing with hazel and ash though......
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    Yep, exactly. The precise placement will depend...

    Yep, exactly. The precise placement will depend on pack length and activity e.g. when climbing I'd pack the heavy stuff slightly lower to avoid the possibility of a tank slapper, but the general...
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    Make sure heavy items are packed nearest to your...

    Make sure heavy items are packed nearest to your back and higher up the pack and that waist and sternum straps are properly adjusted. Shoulder straps should be tensioned to subtend an angle of 45 -...
  21. Thread: Cleaning Cordura

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    I'd suggest Nikwax Techwash if you've...

    I'd suggest Nikwax Techwash if you've waterproofed it.
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    Excellent - both of ours have had Opinels from...

    Excellent - both of ours have had Opinels from around the age of six and have proved to be entirely responsible with them. In fact, I'm the only member of the family to have needed to superglue...
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    Tung oil doesn't smell too much and safe if...

    Tung oil doesn't smell too much and safe if foodstuffs are going near it.
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    Thank God it's over.

    Thank God it's over.
  25. If there's sufficient demand now and it can't be...

    If there's sufficient demand now and it can't be done on the forum I'm happy to try to build a bulletin board server that could be linked - this is a great community and I'd like to give something...
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