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  1. Thread: Duct Tape

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    about 3 feet if hiking (way more if canoeing).

    about 3 feet if hiking (way more if canoeing).
  2. Thread: gotta joint?

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    2x Glucosamine and 3x Fish Oil pills per day. ...

    2x Glucosamine and 3x Fish Oil pills per day. takes about 6 weeks to get your body adjusted, but then it's easy to keep up.
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    couple 20s, name, chinstrap, hunting/fishing...

    couple 20s, name, chinstrap, hunting/fishing license, and a safety pin.
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    i've got the airflow one, with the mesh around...

    i've got the airflow one, with the mesh around the crown... best hat i've ever owned... very well made, worth the $$...
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    depends where you're coming from... would be I-40...

    depends where you're coming from... would be I-40 West if you were coming from Asheville. It's Waterville regardless...
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    one of the things i hate about my sleeping bag is...

    one of the things i hate about my sleeping bag is the fact that the covering is NOT very breathable... i'm seriously considering going to a cut-down synthetic blanket, especially in the summer.
    ...
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    i still check 2x a day, still answer when i feel...

    i still check 2x a day, still answer when i feel it's appropriate, and still block a lot of the 'holes.

    one thing i've noticed is that there seem to be a lot more of what i (personally, my own...
  8. but the midget has to take many more steps per...

    but the midget has to take many more steps per mile to carry it...

    to continue the humor, fat people have the advantage... i weigh 190#... my base weight is about 12-13 lbs, so that's 6.5% of my...
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    I lived in Knoxville from 1995 to 2002, and did a...

    I lived in Knoxville from 1995 to 2002, and did a lot of hiking and backpacking in the Smokies. Can't speak for anything but that specific area. I never once wore insect repellent in the Smokies. ...
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    if you've ever seen a chigger, it's just about...

    if you've ever seen a chigger, it's just about microscopic, and no netting is effective.

    in the old days, kerosene was used as an effective repellent.

    deet is 'just ok'.

    Powdered sulpher...
  11. For the rep not to have figured that out himself...

    For the rep not to have figured that out himself and suggested it to the customer is as irritating as when i have to tell the kid at the fast food restaurant counter how much my change should be...
  12. Poll: i picked 'of course not', since at the time, it...

    i picked 'of course not', since at the time, it was behind in the poll. :D
  13. top quilt is the same. you carry SOMEthing to...

    top quilt is the same. you carry SOMEthing to sleep under, right? a blanket, sleeping bag, or a quilt. same with a tarp. and you have to use something for shelter, be it tent, tarp, or blend. so...
  14. Thread: Family Tent ?

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    two smaller tents will be more comfortable for...

    two smaller tents will be more comfortable for all concerned than one large one...
  15. i only post twice in a thread if i need to...

    i only post twice in a thread if i need to clarify something, forgot something, or am REALLY bored. i try to answer the question, and that's all. if someone disagrees, so be it. that's their hike,...
  16. the foolishness of the move itself has been...

    the foolishness of the move itself has been discussed already.

    but have they really looked at the tax thing? yes, TN has no state income tax. but there ARE no more tax advantages to working...
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    why not? for me the joy is in being outdoors. ...

    why not? for me the joy is in being outdoors. there's no reason you couldn't enjoy yourself if properly equipped.
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    they hang off the corners of the stock hammock to...

    they hang off the corners of the stock hammock to collect rainwater for drinking. it would need to be purified of course, and as mentioned might get full of sticks (or bird poo, pollen, or whatever...
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    I rinse mine out with a little baking soda, then...

    I rinse mine out with a little baking soda, then blow it up (to eliminate any wet corners) and hang it up using a clothespin, open end down. after a couple days, it's completely dry. usually, i...
  20. Thread: Nesco, Wow!

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    yeah. what Loneoak said. :D seriously,...

    yeah. what Loneoak said. :D

    seriously, congrats. you'll enjoy it.
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    having not even looked at the pack, if Backpacker...

    having not even looked at the pack, if Backpacker recommended it, i would instinctively NOT buy it. but that's just me and my relationship with that fine periodical and its "best gear" definition.
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    most animals are pretty honest. never had one...

    most animals are pretty honest. never had one steal from me, unless he was hungry. :D

    if it's raining, find a few dead branches about 2-3" thick, lay them under the hammock, and set your pack...
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    Poll: depends on what i'm doing... For a...

    depends on what i'm doing...

    For a conversation piece, i have a SAK Champ.
    My daily pocketknife is a SAK Tinker. Before that, it was a Camillus Barlow knife that i'd had since 7th grade. When...
  24. as stated, eat the fatty ones first. i freeze...

    as stated, eat the fatty ones first. i freeze mine, and have eaten it on trips a year later.

    use venison if you can get it, as it's almost entirely fat-free. bison works too.

    how dry? hard...
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    been a couple years since i've been there. ...

    been a couple years since i've been there. doesn't compare to anything in the ozarks or appalachians, but it's remote, hilly in places, and the best you'll get around these parts (i work at polk.) ...
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