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  1. just go for it no harm done. make your own...

    just go for it no harm done.

    make your own decisions
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    WTB/WTT: Qwiz XL Ti Stove ...

    Qwiz XL Ti Stove

    http://www.qiwiz.net/stoves.html

    Hands down easy to use easy to light and folds flat weighs nothing.
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    I don't know - FYI he did a high pitch for the...

    I don't know - FYI he did a high pitch for the camera (nothing wrong here) - if you are ever in this as a pinch the pitch must be sides on the ground! knocking wind that gives wind chill is key to...
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    well we have been there, on the trail a hammock...

    well we have been there, on the trail a hammock makes all the differences Part of the solution is sleeping on a diagonal and at 5 degrees elevation and pitching at least 40 feet from others.
  5. post bump gratuitous pic 104019

    post bump gratuitous pic 104019
  6. Hey I read all the posts and I am very happy with...

    Hey I read all the posts and I am very happy with the outcome... Please keep it coming... IF you have better ideas do not hesitate.
  7. great start - yea kind of what I had in mind not...

    great start - yea kind of what I had in mind not sure about the jumping part. might have to do some damage control!. -Thanks
  8. Ideas for a small dog hammock on the ridge line.

    Hi I need a little help I have a Hennessy and just acquired a wonderful Jack Russell Pup for hiking with. Eventually this dog will be about 15 pounds and I was thinking a clip on hammock on the ridge...
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    Awesome.... those kids can't wait to go outside...

    Awesome.... those kids can't wait to go outside...
  10. Don't they stretch and you end up on the frigged...

    Don't they stretch and you end up on the frigged ground? I am asking,,, because I became an Icicle....
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    it degrades the nylon over time - you get holes...

    it degrades the nylon over time - you get holes in it.
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    wow took several years to get here worth the...

    wow took several years to get here worth the weight - someone remind me why PU is important?
  13. I am with Mad on this - do not soak spray till...

    I am with Mad on this - do not soak spray till damp with an even coat wear gloves and mask with a exhale valve. - you do not want to inhale this stuff - or have it on your skin.

    You get this on...
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    While storing some back of car camping gear - I...

    While storing some back of car camping gear - I put a full can of Deep Woods Off in a liquid measure cup of poly carbonate about five years ago - Dad bought a full camper and I forgot about it -...
  15. Are those sites still available?

    Are those sites still available?
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    A man's man...

    A man's man...
  17. Just wanted to weigh in (Hi Dutch) Why cannot we...

    Just wanted to weigh in (Hi Dutch) Why cannot we bring a well trained dog.. two years ago a few members did bring some labs and I was curious as to what happened or a probably cause as everyone was...
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    I like the idea... but you have to test it...

    I like the idea... but you have to test it outdoors continuous for 365 days... then give us a wear and tear report... ... :scared:
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    OMG! Owl vomit? - they are soft furry pellets......

    OMG! Owl vomit? - they are soft furry pellets... that's so.... not right.
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    How about Reflectix?

    How about Reflectix?
  21. I like that idea- will it have a Honey Crisp in...

    I like that idea- will it have a Honey Crisp in its mouth?
  22. Uh OK - please do not run around with scissors....

    Uh OK - please do not run around with scissors. The hang offers aroma therapy and as a special treat a masseuse with that funky chair. :shades:
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    uh roll it very tightly then pull the skin over?

    uh roll it very tightly then pull the skin over?
  24. Thread: Ice storm

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    Sorry to hear you are out of power - was it an...

    Sorry to hear you are out of power - was it an ice storm?
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    Thank's Hegone - you beat me to the question...

    Thank's Hegone - you beat me to the question...
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    THIS IS NOT A RANT - just info for inquiring minds.

    Media has a clear agenda - CNN and your local news have a clear problem if everything on News was family oriented, rosy cozy - life was wonderful - YOU WOULD NOT WATCH!

    Answer - they have been...
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    I honestly do not understand this thread - down...

    I honestly do not understand this thread - down makes a lousy pillow. There I said it. Take any foot box of a down mummy bag and attempt to use it as a pillow on a hard wood floor, it doesn't work....
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    Well its a great piece of kit... its says the 3x...

    Well its a great piece of kit... its says the 3x the weight over 1.1 sil but the weights look the same on the website - anyone know the total weight of all three pieces?
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    Wow - I am not sure I follow... who made it and...

    Wow - I am not sure I follow... who made it and where did they get the material?
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    You and I agree as the stock tarp traps valuable...

    You and I agree as the stock tarp traps valuable heat as air in the top of the tarp in the cold... I have measured several degree difference. with a electronic digital thermometer... and the flapping...
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    http://blog.friendlyplanet.com/media/TravToon-83-J...

    http://blog.friendlyplanet.com/media/TravToon-83-Jet-Hammock1.jpg
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    Yes that's true Some of us are serious...

    Yes that's true



    Some of us are serious backpackers and hangers - the review is for slightly elevated retail shopping types of people who may only hang a few times a year. In their backyard -...
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    https://www.google.com/shopping/product/1365139820...

    https://www.google.com/shopping/product/13651398202638915096?client=firefox-a&q=down+ll+bean&ved=0CA8QhC0oAQ&ei=yd-GUtbmC8zksATc5oHgDA

    Start here, its under one pound... great for a first timer...
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    Well the question has been answered allow a...

    Well the question has been answered allow a little thread swerve on my part.

    Cat stoves and other do not directly heat the bottom but push the heat out from the sides and to me clearly...
  35. OMG the dog is fashionable and in Union Suit.... ...

    OMG the dog is fashionable and in Union Suit....

    seriously - interesting thread on polycro...
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    are you guys going to get in?

    are you guys going to get in?
  37. Ughhh. that's my line... ...

    Ughhh. that's my line...

    http://rlv.zcache.com/give_a_woot_hoot_owl_post_card-r878b2e65b009475e89f0f8bf0e8e34c6_vgbaq_8byvr_512.jpg


    Just a FYI I am in Pest Control!....No worries mate!
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    Interesting idea but you might not be aware that...

    Interesting idea but you might not be aware that there isn't insulation from ground with lightening. I was taught in high school that there is Thermal electric breakdown with some objects... I tried...
  39. SS you cannot be serious there is so much regs......

    SS you cannot be serious there is so much regs... in production.. honest?
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    Has a lot to do with breaking strength.... Cedar...

    Has a lot to do with breaking strength.... Cedar is tough to work with.


    This is an old thread...

    saw this
    ...
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    I guess I have a different take... I took a Uber...

    I guess I have a different take... I took a Uber light Thermarest waffle pad and cut it at the 2/3 point and put the larger half in the larger pack, the smaller piece ended up as a stiffener for the...
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    Sticky: M screen name is all about watching raptors at...

    M screen name is all about watching raptors at Hawk Mountain or discovering where the owls are in the wood.
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    nice pics - you should cook those on coals......

    nice pics - you should cook those on coals... though...get a little smoke!
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    Feel free to contact...

    Feel free to contact...
  45. I wanted to acknowledge your post and I have...

    I wanted to acknowledge your post and I have recently been to the battlefield and keep in mind the Patriots lost and were turned in by Tories who were loose talking at the bar, over grog,
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    Hmm strange but true... must be UFO's involved....

    Hmm strange but true... must be UFO's involved....
  47. What is your favorite informative thread,,,,

    Well inquiring minds want to know... some here stand above others... its a good question... making a tarp lighter etc...
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    Years ago... Ending up like a wrapped banana...

    Years ago...


    Ending up like a wrapped banana upside down in a bug net.... Alcohol was involved.
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    Sticky: Well if you work outdoors a lot, hardly touch any...

    Well if you work outdoors a lot, hardly touch any sugar ever, build a thick skin... and if that doesn't work would you like a bug net?
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    3-4 hours.............

    3-4 hours.............
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