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Jump to new posts Re: Solar eclipse, anyone? - A 6" dia image by Russ @ 25 minutes 6 seconds ago

I saw no indications of the eclipse here. THE eclipse of the century and I've seen it get dimmer when a cloud passed in front of the sun. Not that I didn't try. I pulled out a stack of colored filters from my days shooting B&W photos on film
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Jump to new posts Re: New Heating / Cooling device by adam2 @ Today at 02:16 PM

Sounds a bit of a gimmick to me. It might make the user FEEL cooler, but cant actually reduce the body temperature significantly. A slight and intermittent cooling of a very small area of the skin simply can not remove significant heat, nor indeed ad
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Jump to new posts Re: Recommend me a good book! by leemann @ Today at 05:03 AM

Clive Cussler Dirk Pitt adventure, The current one is Odessa Sea
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Jump to new posts Re: Boating gear by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 08:01 PM

...waterproof FAK. And phone case. In fact, waterproof everything.
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Jump to new posts Re: Nuclear Targets-What are they? by wildman800 @ Yesterday at 03:27 PM

And that's why the Israeli's keep such tight border control and have developed the Iron Dome anti-missile system, among many other aspects of their security system.
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Jump to new posts Re: What did you do today to prepare? by Phaedrus @ Yesterday at 04:39 AM

In general terms just about any fish you find in the CONUS could be cleaned roughly the same way. Obviously use your own judgement- there are some waters where it's likely not safe to eat anything you catch and there might some poisonous fish I'm un
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Jump to new posts Re: Fishing Line for PSK by wildman800 @ 08/20/17 07:21 PM

This is Donny Pavolini's HoBo Fishing Kit: https://youtu.be/uX87It_hFtc
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Jump to new posts Re: Indestructible Fruitcake! by Pete @ 08/20/17 04:15 PM

Max thank you. a quick thought about WW1. in fact, what happened is that families would make these fruit cakes, and then send pieces to the soldiers. i know this was common in Australia, where I lived as a boy. WW1 was before my time. But the fam
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Jump to new posts Re: Third-Party Hosting by chaosmagnet @ 08/20/17 01:15 AM

Looks good.
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Jump to new posts Please Consider Supporting Knife Rights by chaosmagnet @ 08/18/17 01:06 PM

If you live in the United States, please take a moment to look at this map: https://kniferights.org/about/accomplishments/ . Chances are that you live, work, or travel through one of the states where Knife Rights has made a significant difference in
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Jump to new posts Re: Mechanical Bathroom Scale by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 08/17/17 09:02 PM

No one had any recommendations, so I went with Medline. Jeanette Isabelle
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Jump to new posts Re: The Survival Blanket by Montanero @ 08/17/17 02:47 PM

Think in terms of how you lose heat. The wind proof and water proof properties of the blanket do help significantly, but these blankets have no insulation. They do reduce heat loss. Every degree you keep could potentially be a life saver. SOL E
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Jump to new posts Re: Blacksmith made netting needle by CJK @ 08/17/17 02:36 PM

Great job on it and congrats on finding a 'smith' that could do a good job. Thanks also for keeping the art of bartering alive!
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Jump to new posts Re: Radiation Detectors by Ian @ 08/16/17 05:55 PM

You know how sometimes when it rains you get a little and the next street gets a hosing? Radiation from a bomb is like that. The initial radiation cannot be avoided but, by definition, does not last long. Fallout is subject to the vagaries of the
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Jump to new posts Re: Off the Grid CPAP by JIM @ 08/16/17 05:44 PM

I realise I'm replying to a old post but in the hospital we use disposable PEEP valves attached to our ambu bags when performing cpr. I would assume your could rig up one of these valves with your cpap mask. In this study they tried a similar setup,
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Jump to new posts Re: Tiny, useful gear... by Ian @ 08/16/17 03:31 PM

In the UK we have a shop that specialise in this sort of kit. I suspect you have similar in the US too. http://www.edcgear.co.uk
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Jump to new posts Re: Shipwrecked in Minnesota... by dougwalkabout @ 08/15/17 08:48 PM

Another story with additional details and a photo of the rescuers' view: http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/amer...cb-8f4cbb2f1823 Two warm bodies is always a win. Glad they made it. That said, and from my comfortable armchair, it seems there we
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