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#97431 - 06/14/07 05:57 AM Re: Eat and play with same knife when backpacking? [Re: wolf]
OldBaldGuy Offline

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
"...nylons are good for quick polishing the odd pair of boondockers or shoes..."

Indeed they are. But you've gotta have a pretty good shine going first. I won't bore you with the stories of trading a dog tag for a pair of nylons. For shoe polising purposes, really...

#97441 - 06/14/07 09:22 AM HoBo knife, fork, and spoon [Re: SARbound]
wildman800 Offline
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Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 2810
Loc: La-USA
Despite the extra weight, There are some things that I prefer not to do without. Having the use of eating utensils is one of those things. I carry the HoBo knife, made of stainless steel, and has a knife, fork, spoon, corkscrew, and awl. If I have the time and secure place to stop and cook a meal (normal ops now), then I intend to "act" civilized, and eat with proper utensils, messkit plate, a proper cup (canteen cup), and a bandanna as a napkin. This act is a treat to me, and is to be relished.

Yes,,,I know,,,I am a sick puppy,,,A man should know and acknowledge his limitations!!!!
The best luck is what you make yourself!

#97597 - 06/15/07 05:45 PM Re: Eat and play with same knife when backpacking? [Re: OldBaldGuy]
X-ray Dave Offline

Registered: 11/11/03
Posts: 572
Loc: Nevada
SAK, sheath knife and SPORK. I'll eat with the knife I use for other stuff.


#98393 - 06/26/07 02:51 AM Re: Eat and play with same knife when backpacking? [Re: X-ray Dave]
duckear Offline

Registered: 03/01/04
Posts: 477
Stomach acid has a pH of 3.0 for a reason.....so you can use one knife on a camping or backpacking trip.

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