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    Some of us believed Fauci the first time.......

    Some of us believed Fauci the first time.......
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    Personally,I don't think this crisis is ever...

    Personally,I don't think this crisis is ever going to be over.
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    In dry but otherwise safe conditions,my overall...

    In dry but otherwise safe conditions,my overall favorite method is to make a twig tepee with the rest stacked in place such that you have just enough space to stick a birthday candle in the ground...
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    Some years before I did a short term of service...

    Some years before I did a short term of service with the Georgia Forestry Commission I did a control burn of a hay field which is a common practice here in winter.Land owners also burn forestry...
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    Yup,that's the way to do it but I did once wrench...

    Yup,that's the way to do it but I did once wrench a good size stump out of the dirt.They will burn with enough btu output to get the job done easy.I have also found heart pine in rotten down trees...
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    I LOVE to build fires but almost never do it...

    I LOVE to build fires but almost never do it because of the liability involved.I don't want to go down as "that person" responsible for a forest fire that got away from a campsite.However,if it is...
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    Oops,my bad,I meant to say Smart Water...

    Oops,my bad,I meant to say Smart Water bottle.Versa Flow filters just don't work with a Smart Water Bottle with dirty water in them because they don't quite form a completely watertight seal all the...
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    The issue is not with fitting Evernew,Cnoc,or...

    The issue is not with fitting Evernew,Cnoc,or Sawyer bags but with fitting a Sawyer bottle with dirty water in it.
    The threads can leak when bottle is sqeezed and unfiltered water can get out and...
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    One thing people do need to know is that the...

    One thing people do need to know is that the Versa Flow should be used with an Aqua Fina bottle or Soda bottle as there can be some leakage with a Smart water bottle.However,you can still use a Smart...
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    The Be Free filter I had was truly a lemon.Other...

    The Be Free filter I had was truly a lemon.Other people,however,swear by them.I like the Sawyer Squeeze,Micro,and Sawyer mini but my current overall favorite filter is the Versa Flow Hydro Blu...
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    Don't leave us hangin' man!What happened...

    Don't leave us hangin' man!What happened next?.....
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    Well,since you asked,my Dad was a veteran Army...

    Well,since you asked,my Dad was a veteran Army officer in WW2,served under General Patton in the Signal Corp etc.He did not like the idea of kids intimidating people with "trick or treat" because he...
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    I was not allowed to do Halloween as a...

    I was not allowed to do Halloween as a child.However,my mother let me sneak out one time with my older cousin who could drive.Then my kids needed someone to take them so Guess Who.Just got back from...
  14. I can easily strap a BV-500 on top of my ULA...

    I can easily strap a BV-500 on top of my ULA Circuit and most likely it will work with my custom CDT pack as well
    but I've not tried it as Im using an URSACK All White with the metal liner and it...
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    Thanks,that's what I'm thinking as a child's body...

    Thanks,that's what I'm thinking as a child's body weight is so much less than an adult I would think it would be much more serious of an emergency.
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    While my can of gas does say Bearspray on it,I...

    While my can of gas does say Bearspray on it,I tend to think of it as "dog and people" spray.Would not hesitate to use it on either if the circumstances dictated such.Getting back to dogs on the...
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    So if I might ask the $164,000 dollar question-If...

    So if I might ask the $164,000 dollar question-If someone in your party,particularly a child,were to get bitten by a pit viper here in the SouthEast,and if you had an Arcteryx personal locator beacon...
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    I carry CounterAssault Bear Spray because I am a...

    I carry CounterAssault Bear Spray because I am a lousy shot.Remember to aim low when you spray as the cloud will rise up and envelop the target.
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    Thanks for you input,Traveler.I would like to ask...

    Thanks for you input,Traveler.I would like to ask how it went for your associates who were struck? I have seen pictures before that look pretty gruesome but that could be the exception or is it the...
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    I have the holster for Counter Assault Bear...

    I have the holster for Counter Assault Bear Spray.It is easily suspended from the should strap and hangs upside down for a Fast deployment.

    Z-Pack makes a very light weight and functional chest...
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    I almost stepped on a copperhead on the Approach...

    I almost stepped on a copperhead on the Approach Trail once.No harm no foul.But I do wonder what the best procedure is if one got bitten.The old idea of cutting and sucking out the venom is a thing...
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    I'll say something-everyone should carry a non...

    I'll say something-everyone should carry a non lethal weapon like pepper spray,bear spray,stun gun etc if they do carry a lethal weapon and hope it will be enough before resorting to lethal force...
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    Reading between the lines-this was clearly a case...

    Reading between the lines-this was clearly a case of a judge making an example of an armed citizen.Licensed gun toters need to know the real issue starts after the initial issue is over..........
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    Does anyone know how many boils one could expect...

    Does anyone know how many boils one could expect from a 7 oz can of Sterno?
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    Actually this has happened before and it did not...

    Actually this has happened before and it did not end well for the shooter who did shoot the two large unleashed dogs that attacked him but then their owner went beserk and the hiker wound up shooting...
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