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  1. Denatured Alcohol Storage

    Quote Originally Posted by Odd Man Out View Post
    First of all, one of the nice things about alcohol is that if it does spill, it isn't really a nightmare. It might be annoying, but if you spilled the same amount of white gas, you would know the alcohol spill is much less nasty.

    Also, alcohol is much easier to store. It doesn't typically need a special container. A lot of people use methanol rather than denatured ethanol because it is easily available in gas stations as Heet gas line antifreeze. This bottle is designed to store
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  2. Injury Prevention

    Quote Originally Posted by 4eyedbuzzard View Post
    Common injuries? Probably the following:

    Blisters - keep feet as dry as possible and toenails trimmed, immediate care of any foot "hot spots" can help prevent blisters - use Leukotape(good stuff) or moleskin/duct tape, proper fitting of shoes and good socks can go a long way towards prevention, carry a blister kit anyway. Once a blister forms, it usually needs to be drained from the side and bandaged with tape in order to continue hiking. Even then, the best cure is resting
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  3. 2 items

    Quote Originally Posted by mortonjl View Post
    For sale:

    1.
    ULA Catalyst woodland camo, large with large hip belt and S-curve shoulder straps, used for one overnighter, as new $230.00 shipped CONUS

    2. Montbell Super Spiral Burrow Bag #5 Long, rated to 43*, used some but in excellent condition. Synthetic bag, $80.00 shipped conus
    Bump, Montbell bag sold, Catalyst new price
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  5. The Adventure Of a Lifetime

    I was just a young boy in my late teens, graduating from highschool, grew up in the Appalachians, shy, different. I didn't know anything from nothing. But something pushed me out the door and I was terrified. I was terrified of the change, of failing, of possibly saying the wrong things, and afraid that every one seemed to have the answers but me. Somewhere along the way, it appeared that everyone had known where and had been by the buffet table where all the answers were being given out. Except ...
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