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    That was a neat report. Both ways obviously have advantages... and disadvantages. It was good to see the two methods and kits compared. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KidShaleen View Post
    Our view. Quiet except for the odd owl hoot or coyote howl. Firing off a midnight black powder load through a 17th Century musket served as a warning to the coyotes in the area.
    Quite cool!
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
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    I'm wondering if the musket worked and the coyotes stayed away.

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    yes, that was an exciting yarn.

    Thank you.

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    KS, great report! Can't wait to see Kevin's daguerreotypes of your gear in use. Nice view.

    Quote Originally Posted by HangingKayaker View Post
    Obviously both systems were/are state of the art for the period. One system obviously led to the other as technology improved and we became more resourceful. They both worked well. Imagine where we'll be 300 years from now and how people then will react to what we have now.
    HK, surely you meant "less resourceful"!

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    Bushcraft won for style, but you slept better - haha.

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    Very interesting. What kept the voyaguer dry when it rained? Did he have an oilskin shirt??
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