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  1. Hi:welcome: From another newbie from the west...

    Hi:welcome:
    From another newbie from the west mids.

    Greg
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    Karabiners at poundland

    I noticed that poundland are selling a pack of 4 karabiners. I don't suppose they are the best quality, but useful for hanging extra bits and bobs off the back of your backpack etc. Can't go too far...
  3. Thread: woodland birds

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    Its amazing what a dab of superglue can do:p...

    Its amazing what a dab of superglue can do:p
    Yep, its a male chaffinch. Others are female chaffinch, nuthatch and great tit.
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    woodland birds

    I took a trip out to Lake Vyrnwy last week and spent a couple of hours in a bird hide.
    Unfortunately the weather was grey and overcast but there were plenty of birds all over the feeders just...
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    It is forestry commission. Mixture of moorland,...

    It is forestry commission. Mixture of moorland, deciduous, and coniferous.
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    I have been wondering the same thing. It covers a...

    I have been wondering the same thing. It covers a fair size area so should be possible to find a quieter spot. It would of course be breaking the law. If no damage is done it seems daft that its...
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    Spotted some cramp balls while out walking today,...

    Spotted some cramp balls while out walking today, so thought I would give them a try.
    The one I tried tended to break up a bit when I applied a bit of downward pressure with the fire steel but got...
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    Firebox if I have the time and don't mind...

    Firebox if I have the time and don't mind carrying the weight. White box stove for weight saving and speed.
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    You can pick up the dd 3x3 tarp for 30 here... ...

    You can pick up the dd 3x3 tarp for 30 here...

    http://www.backpackinglight.co.uk/tarps-and-bivy-bags/WE104.html

    Greg
  10. Thread: Pot hangers

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    Gave this a go today. Works fine. CheersT^

    Gave this a go today.
    Works fine.

    CheersT^
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    Had a white box stove delivered yesterday....

    Had a white box stove delivered yesterday.
    Boiled enough water for 2 mugs of tea in no time.
    Very happy:D
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    Cheers Picked one up on Friday.

    Cheers

    Picked one up on Friday.
  13. Thread: Pot hangers

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    I am also new to bushcraft, but have been...

    I am also new to bushcraft, but have been hillwalking and camping on campsites for some years. I camped on the red squirrel campsite in glen cove last year. They allow campfires and I intend on...
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    Waiting on delivery of my Mora. Regarding the...

    Waiting on delivery of my Mora.
    Regarding the more up market bushcraft knives, i suppose its a bit like the world of cars... a ford or vauxhal will do the job, but people still hanker for an Aston...
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    I have just ordered a Mora Robust Highq knife...

    I have just ordered a Mora Robust Highq knife from the bushcraft store.
    It seems a good starting point, and it was only 9.76 on offer. Can't go too wrong at that price.
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    Just had an email back from the organisers of the...

    Just had an email back from the organisers of the bushcraft show.
    They havent yet decieded what the passes will cover. It seems a little strange as they are selling and promoting them:confused2:
    ...
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    I will have to check out the midlands meets....

    I will have to check out the midlands meets.
    Other than mail order, are there any stockists of Mora knives in the midlands? I did a check for stockists but it only seems to mention the company names...
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    Hi from birmingham

    Hi

    My name is Greg and my other half is Alison (Ali to most people).
    We like to get out into the countryside and do a fair bit of walking up in the peak district. I have always had an interest in...
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