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    Not exactly bushy, but relevent to a post further...

    Not exactly bushy, but relevent to a post further up regards landscape gardener/ tree surgeon...

    Got called to a private residence to a landscape gardener who had cut his arm with a chainsaw...
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    After being a volunteer first aider for 5 years...

    After being a volunteer first aider for 5 years with St John Ambulance, I have recently left my job to become a full time member, as an Emergency transport attendant, working frontline with the...
  3. Thread: Hessian Pocket

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    T^

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    Well I am a convert to it.... As I said, I used...

    Well I am a convert to it.... As I said, I used my Trangia exclusively, and once it got going, it was excellent. But then again, even meths doesn't like the cold, so no concerns in that respect, and...
  5. Picked a 1 cup percolator from the local flea...

    Picked a 1 cup percolator from the local flea market this morning for a pound... Just tried it and it's spot on... Well happy with it. :) :) :)
  6. Thread: Oatmeal

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    T^

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  7. Thread: Oatmeal

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    Had a bowl this morning, and put a good handful...

    Had a bowl this morning, and put a good handful of blueberries in it... Mmmmmmmmmmmm :)
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    Just been to the local flea market, and picked up...

    Just been to the local flea market, and picked up a stove top percolater for 1... Excellent condition too... :)
  9. Thread: Oatmeal

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    With sugar, or salt, honey, made with milk, or...

    With sugar, or salt, honey, made with milk, or water, and carnation condensed milk. Bring it on !!!!!!! :)
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    I carry a tin of Haggis in my pack.... Does that...

    I carry a tin of Haggis in my pack.... Does that count?... :)
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    I picked up a 750ml bottle and used it on a 3...

    I picked up a 750ml bottle and used it on a 3 day/2 night jaunt recently.

    Just like meths, it didn't like being cold, and had to be primed, but I found it worked very well, and used the full...
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    I'm not sure Mac D's should be classed as food...

    I'm not sure Mac D's should be classed as food really.......... :D

    Like a lot of old guard who did the training, we are told that the calorific value you collect, should be more than you use .....
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    I have two cattys... It's my home made one I got...

    I have two cattys... It's my home made one I got the theraband for.... ;)
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    Local flea market day.... Picked up a Vango...

    Local flea market day.... Picked up a Vango Fusion 3 season bag, like new, for 7. And in theh post this morning I got my theraband gold.. TWANNNNG !! :)
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    I'll agree there.. Also, while pumping, have you...

    I'll agree there.. Also, while pumping, have you remembered to cover the hole on top of the piston?... 30-40 pumps should create enough pressure....
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    Went to the range with the better half, and...

    Went to the range with the better half, and picked up 8x small pots for supposedly holding glitter for crafts... i thought salt, pepper, chilli flakes, curry powder, Herbs, and also pott pat for fire...
  17. Thread: Wilko heads up

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    Better to be warned and ok than to be oblivious...

    Better to be warned and ok than to be oblivious and burnt... :)
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    They're excellent.... Got a set a couple of...

    They're excellent.... Got a set a couple of months ago, and they are well up to the job.... :)
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    I bought myself two leather sheaths for my Mora,...

    I bought myself two leather sheaths for my Mora, and my NSB blades... 4 and 5 respectively, and my bargain.. A bimble bag,( Old rubberised canvas camcorder bag), for 1....
  20. Thread: Pop Can Stoves

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    It's a true record when used in a controlled...

    It's a true record when used in a controlled environment...

    But out in the elements, them results are not going to happen.. I used a pop can meths burner, and even with a windshield, It used...
  21. Thread: Pop Can Stoves

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    Surgical spirit is good if you can afford it.......

    Surgical spirit is good if you can afford it.... As a back up of course.

    Turps,white spirit,lighter fuel, coleman fuel, parafin,petrol.... Nooooooooo...
  22. Thread: Wilko stove

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    I bought one from China a while ago, and it is an...

    I bought one from China a while ago, and it is an absolutely cracking burner... Used it on the beach last summer and it was boiling water in no time.

    I bought the coleman screw on cans, a smal one...
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    The firesteel is very good. I got one just after...

    The firesteel is very good. I got one just after chrimbo. Sparks like a firework display.. :)
    Also bought numerous drysacks of different sizes... Again, excellent kit.
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    Good boots, and good footcare...... Slimefest...

    Good boots, and good footcare...... Slimefest feet equals trenchfoot if not washed, dried and clean socks on.

    I recently bought a pair of boots from sportsworld.. Should be 70, sell them for 25....
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