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Jump to new posts Re: Summer car prep by hikermor @ Today at 03:15 PM

While leaching o chemicals and microplastics should be of concern, in a quasi-emergency where immediate hydration is advisable, such items in the water is a minor issue (to me, at least). https://phys.org/news/2018-03-bottled-brands-contaminated-pla
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Jump to new posts Re: Summer car prep by CJK @ Today at 01:33 PM

Bingley...you are right to be concerned.... especially the chemical leeching into the water. Answer.... constantly load/unload the water. South FL.... we put water in every day we go out and remove it upon return. The cooler.... depends on the size,
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Jump to new posts Re: Dollar Bill Ninja Star by Bingley @ Today at 08:58 AM

Nice!
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Jump to new posts Re: Proud father moment. by Bingley @ Today at 08:14 AM

Good job!
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Jump to new posts Re: Summer car prep by Bingley @ Today at 08:13 AM

This is something I've been thinking about since it's been so hot here. With temperature in the 90s day after day, the car gets easily over 100 degrees. How does the cooler idea work? Won't the cooler just eventually reach ambient temperature? Then
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Jump to new posts Re: Proud father moment. by chaosmagnet @ Today at 12:43 AM

Nice!
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Jump to new posts Re: Proud father moment. by Phaedrus @ Yesterday at 11:41 PM

Hahaha! That's awesome!
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Jump to new posts Proud father moment. by CJK @ Yesterday at 11:27 PM

Seems my son was at work (stagehand) and a few of the people on the road crew were being very dismissive of him as he is 'only 19'. So obviously what could he know.... Being asked if he could tie knots well, saying yes... and being 'put to the test'
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Jump to new posts Re: OVERBOARD VEST by Phaedrus @ Yesterday at 03:53 AM

Yeah, he caught some major breaks!
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Jump to new posts Re: The Summer I Was Lost, 1965 by WesleyH @ Yesterday at 01:27 AM

It is currently available (july of 2019) on Amazon for some reasonable prices. (just check the used versions!
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Jump to new posts Re: John D. Mccann's Book, "Build The Perfect Survival by WesleyH @ Yesterday at 01:22 AM

I have the book. . .It is an excellent resource and is actually out now in its second edition. In looking at the original he considers basic components and then lays out several differing kits. Chapter 1 Basics of a personal survival kit Part II Th
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Jump to new posts Re: Remains of actor found in remote area by WesleyH @ 07/16/19 11:51 PM

Apparently one thing mentioned briefly in other articles indicate that no one in the family even knew he was gone until some time had passed. It sounds like he overlooked that primary rule about LETTING SEVERAL PEOPLE KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING AND WH
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Jump to new posts Re: OVERBOARD VEST by hikermor @ 07/16/19 11:31 PM

He is lucky to be alive Superior is a very challenging body of water. Witness the numerous shipwrecks on the lake and around Isle Royale.
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Jump to new posts Re: Summer car prep by Russ @ 07/16/19 11:25 PM

Get a small cooler to store heat sensitive items. Lower highs & higher lows.
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Jump to new posts Re: Summer car prep by chaosmagnet @ 07/16/19 10:15 PM

Water and lots of it. Iíve never had water in plastic bottles go bad from that. Iíve had food go bad in the car but not often, currently Iíve got some military rations and beef jerky that wonít last as long in the heat but should be good for at least
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Jump to new posts Re: OVERBOARD VEST by Russ @ 07/16/19 09:01 PM

It would be interesting (from an intellectual standpoint) to know what gear he had besides his cellphone and what he was using for navigation. From the map at the link, he was way off course. A course of 090 (true) from Grand Portage takes you to
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Jump to new posts Re: fanny pack sized kit by teacher @ 07/16/19 08:40 PM

A waist bag or lumbar pack can hold much more than just pockets -- a water bottle (or two), a jacket, trash bag, 4 protein bars...
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Jump to new posts Re: OVERBOARD VEST by teacher @ 07/16/19 08:38 PM

Man tries to jet ski on Lake Superior. A jet ski usually doesn't have extra gas a compass a marine radio a jacket charts
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Jump to new posts Summer car prep by teacher @ 07/16/19 08:35 PM

What do you add to your car for hot weather driving? How do you keep things from melting, spoiling and failing in the heat?
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