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#241174 - 02/15/12 01:02 AM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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...Besides its fun.

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#244008 - 03/29/12 05:03 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Today's tip - umbrella.

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#244980 - 04/18/12 03:20 AM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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And a pack towel or shamWow from the dollar store

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#245874 - 05/14/12 06:19 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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sunglasses/ sunscreen/ hat

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#245896 - 05/15/12 01:36 AM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 05/05/07
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
I picked up a painter's drop sheet (clear plastic), a Mylar blanket, a blue 5X8 tarp and 100 ft of jute twine at the dollar store tonight for $5. Not bad additions to any kit. This small, light package gives us shelter and tinder. It's not great but a good economical start.
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#246352 - 05/27/12 07:15 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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dry socks.

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#246868 - 06/11/12 12:38 AM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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chapstick

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#246877 - 06/11/12 03:32 AM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
lordnoble Offline
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Registered: 03/14/12
Posts: 27
Loc: Upstate NY, USA
Duct tape or Gaff tape (if it's available and cheap. Usually, it's neither). 50' wrapped around a golf pencil is always handy.

-Jason

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#247977 - 07/04/12 06:37 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
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small vials of sunscreen, dug dope, soap, hand sanitizer.

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#247997 - 07/05/12 02:50 PM Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... [Re: TeacherRO]
Mark_F Offline
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Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 714
Loc: Kentucky
Check ALL your gear ... often ... at least more often than I do anyway.
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