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Jump to new posts Re: Also, that's probably too much paracord... by Roarmeister @ 36 minutes 27 seconds ago

Yes, same stuff - it comes in braided and twisted. The twisted variety can be separated into smaller threads as well. Braided is usually stronger at the same diameters, less likely to fray or unravel at the ends or from partial thickness cuts and a
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Jump to new posts Re: A little humor for all those SAR volunteers by pforeman @ Today at 02:26 PM

Thank You!! That was hysterical - and "true" on a bunch of levels too! Your link made me laugh out loud very first thing this morning and I'll likely smile about it the rest of the day. Paul -
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Jump to new posts Re: Why People Can't Write by hikermor @ Today at 03:36 AM

And then there are those who can write quite well and be accurte and informative to boot; https://www.amazon.com/Guns-Germs-Steel-Fates-Societies/dp/0393317552 Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond has always impressed me as a very fine synthesi
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Jump to new posts Re: New Technology by rafowell @ 11/10/19 07:25 PM

Excellent find and summary, Michael2 - thanks!
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Jump to new posts Re: How To Remove Cactus Spines by Doug_Ritter @ 11/10/19 12:07 AM

Totally useless info re "Saguaro National forest" It used to be Saguaro National Monument, but was made a National Park in 1994. And, there's two separate "districts," East and West, essentially separated by the city of Tucson.
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Jump to new posts Re: Recent Signal Mirror Success? 3 Nov 2019 by Phaedrus @ 11/09/19 05:24 AM

I always make sure I have a mirror or two along! Good links.
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Jump to new posts Re: Water Treatment by Ren @ 11/09/19 12:03 AM

Nice find.
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Jump to new posts Re: What items have worked in a pinch? by hikermor @ 11/08/19 07:08 PM

I am with you on the qualities of the Skeletool. The Wave is a close second. The problem is I have decked out my wave with a Bit Kit and a Bit Extender, increasing its versatility and also its weight. The pouch I use has a perfect spot for a 4&quo
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Jump to new posts Re: EQ update by hikermor @ 11/08/19 02:29 PM

Three more jolts this morning (4;10, 5:29, and 5:27 AM) .They make a pretty good alarm clock. Whole lot of shakin' goin' on....
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Jump to new posts Re: IMHO: You're carrying too many knives by dougwalkabout @ 11/08/19 06:48 AM

Originally Posted By: teacherI keep seeing load outs, edc & bags for one person, with 4 or more knives. Your budget and weight limit might be better served with a nice jacket instead, or a better light or even plain old food. On the one hand, I
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Whoops, my error: I see the State of Oregon, and also the American Red Cross are now also recommending two weeks of water and food: https://www.oregon.gov/oem/hazardsprep/Pages/Individual-Preparedness.aspx https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-p
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Jump to new posts Re: Best GPS software and apps? by haertig @ 11/07/19 08:55 PM

For Android: I like "Maps Ruler" for tracing a route (like for a walk around a few blocks) and seeing how long it is. Also for figuring the distance between locations you can identify on a map. It supports satellite view too, so you can
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