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Jump to new posts Re: NOAA beacon renewed by Phaedrus @ Today at 08:08 AM

Nice! Gotta be ready.
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Jump to new posts Re: Also, that's probably too much paracord... by Jeanette_Isabelle @ Yesterday at 06:43 PM

May I suggest better word usage. It sounded like you said, "And I just forgot 100' hanging in the trees on my last execution." Jeanette Isabelle
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Jump to new posts Re: Man crawls 8 hours for rescue by Phaedrus @ Yesterday at 04:55 AM

Yeah, I dunno if he shattered it, etc. Trekking poles aren't the same as crutches either. Ultimately he survived so that's a win.
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Jump to new posts Re: Coronavirus outbreak in China -- now spreading by Russ @ Yesterday at 12:36 AM

This is an update from Chris Martenson of PeakProsperity.com regarding Covid-19. Coronavirus Cases Doubling Overnight In Many Countries - Peak Prosperity Quote:... Covid-19 cases are leaping higher in disparate countries around the globe doubli
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Jump to new posts Re: Ontario Old Hickory Hunting Knife by hikermor @ 02/23/20 03:13 PM

I too have an Old Hickory knife in my kitchen assortment (along with a Mora or two). Perfectly good cutting instruments with a pointy end and a sharp cutting edge. They do perfectly well what knives are supposed to do. Who could ask for anything m
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Jump to new posts Re: What Not to do in a Survival Situation by hikermor @ 02/22/20 03:20 PM

Frankly, I didn't see anything worth discussing. I lurk from time to time on sundry "survivalist" sites -my guilty pleasure, I guess. But ti is a bit disturbing to see the ideology so blatantly displayed therein. My attitude regarding po
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Jump to new posts Re: Survival kit in a tube by teacher @ 02/21/20 10:36 PM

Conclusion: I'd stick to better known commercial kits - SOL for instance. Or build your own out of high quality parts. The real key is keeping it small enough so that you'll always carry it.
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Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on "tactical" backpacks. by teacher @ 02/21/20 10:34 PM

Conclusion: most cheap packs lack the weight carrying capacity - and features - that make a mid sized pack useful. I'd stick to either a wilderness backpack or a well known brand of tactical one.
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Jump to new posts Re: Revising and updating your EDC by LCranston @ 02/21/20 02:10 PM

I used an empty plastic gift card, and wrapped the long way. It takes up less space in my winter coat. I dont carry that much, only a few feet.
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Jump to new posts Re: Heat Rescue Disaster Recovery by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 02/21/20 01:46 PM

Originally Posted By: Jeanette_IsabelleOriginally Posted By: LCranstonCurrent 6 degrees Fahrenheit in Nebraska, I wish you could send some of that to Florida. We're sweating down here. Thank you for the cold weather you sent. We did need it. Jeanet
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Jump to new posts Re: Luck at the thrift store! by LCranston @ 02/19/20 08:31 PM

This is one of my favorite hobbies! I started this after my kids joined scouts. 100% wool blankets for 2.99 to 6.99 dollars. Nalgene bottles. 99 cents to 2.99 dollars I always keep an eye out for stainless steel bottles, but most are el-ch
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Jump to new posts Re: Featured in a Comic Strip by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 02/18/20 07:48 PM

Suzi is the only female we see. She's the one with auburn hair in a ponytail, wearing glasses, blue jeans, and a rolled-up flannel shirt over a black t-shirt. Jeanette Isabelle
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Jump to new posts Re: The Youngest ETS Member Turns Thirty-Four by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 02/18/20 06:22 PM

I'm not that far off. Jeanette Isabelle
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