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  1. Looks like I'll do section 10 of the MST 77 miles...

    Looks like I'll do section 10 of the MST 77 miles +/- in the next few days, as a shakedown of some new/different gear and systems. The MST is literally in my back yard. Looks like the Gov is going to...
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    For me, it depends on the location. I carried the...

    For me, it depends on the location. I carried the "mini" for years and used it a few times, but it always seemed to take so long. I don't know if its all the COVID-19 talk, making me more aware or...
  3. Thread: Trowel test

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    Apologies to perrymk...

    Apologies to perrymk I do not mean to derail original post.

    I added a "Duck Tape sheath" and some 550 cord interstring, total weight = 2.17 oz
    The Sheath can also be a handle cover if I really...
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    No worries, sometimes I type more bluntly than I...

    No worries, sometimes I type more bluntly than I mean to. :)
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    , Thanks, I've heard from several folks that...

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    Thanks, I've heard from several folks that the trail is looking pretty good. Not many big blowdowns to deal with. Lots of solitude.
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    I haven't used "shampoo" in years. You may have...

    I haven't used "shampoo" in years. You may have noticed I say Cleaners. At home, I use a Homeopathic all-natural, organic cleaner. One of my best friends partner sent me some to try a couple of years...
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    I got it real bad a long time ago. 75% - 80% of...

    I got it real bad a long time ago. 75% - 80% of my body. (long story) I should have been in the hospital, but no insurance convinced them to give me the meds and bought bathtub soaks. Suffered for 2...
  8. Thread: Trowel test

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    After using my heel, sticks, my trekking pole (IF...

    After using my heel, sticks, my trekking pole (IF it was not holding up my tent) I decided to just make one from some on-hand stock. My trowel is 7.5" x.75" x .125 Hi-carbon steel the end has 3...
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    Thanks for the ideas

    I will have to try the dry shampoo idea out before I go. I had not thought of that.

    To Tipi's comment, I do plan on trying to do the head dunk (sans cleaners) daily, if the opportunity presents...
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    When the time is right, that's what will happen....

    When the time is right, that's what will happen. No current plans for cutting it anytime soon......... I hope.
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    More to the point of 2021 crowding. I have 2 AT...

    More to the point of 2021 crowding. I have 2 AT hikes planned for this year. Before all this mess, I only had 1 planned. Now, my first hike will begin on 6/4/2020 and take me from Springer to...
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    I posted in this forum to reach a more targeted...

    I posted in this forum to reach a more targeted audience. Thanks for your input.
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    Washing long hair on the trail

    Please forgive the intrusion by a guy, but I can't seem to find a solid answer.

    My hair is fairly thick and well past my shoulders. I've been long-distance hiking for years, but due to the side...
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    I searched and could not fine the answer I am...

    I searched and could not fine the answer I am looking for.
    In GA & NC does T-Moblie have any coverage for Android?
    Just need to send a text every day or 2. Not looking to watch Netflix.
    I can...
  15. The ATC for all the good it does and it does a...

    The ATC for all the good it does and it does a massive amount of good work. I say that as a preface to my opinion below.
    OPINION
    For the most part the ATC, if given enough rope, would have the AT...
  16. Springer to Fontana, the first of June??? If not...

    Springer to Fontana, the first of June??? If not then, maybe October?
  17. I'm glad you were able to complete section 10,...

    I'm glad you were able to complete section 10, without being at very least being told to get off the trail, or worse being arrested (attitude dependent). All the State and county parks, that make up...
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    Yes that's what I was thinking, But what would he...

    Yes that's what I was thinking, But what would he have said in 1999?
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    What would Baltimore Jack say?

    Don't know why but that though came to me as I was cleaning out a gear closet.

    So, what do you think Baltimore Jack would say about whats going on in our world today. Hike don't hike?
    I did not...
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    Worked like a charm. Now I'm going to give it...

    Worked like a charm. Now I'm going to give it overnight, then put my stripes back on, so I'm not sleeping on a Slip & Slide.
    Thank you Deadeye
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    Need to renove silicone from tent floor

    I applied some 100% silicone to the Floor of my Tarp Tent (sil-lon) It was from a tube I had here at the house.
    It must have been older than I thought, because after giving it overnight to dry, It...
  22. I was at the North Raleigh REI yesterday (3/4)...

    I was at the North Raleigh REI yesterday (3/4) and they were well stock with 3 or for brands.
    So, maybe the shortages might be a regional thing.
  23. Hawk Vittles and some of the other lesser known...

    Hawk Vittles and some of the other lesser known mom & pop should still have
    some. I did order several from Hawk last week.
    Here are some links, not saying they will have anything, but it should be...
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    That was probably it. there used to be a small...

    That was probably it. there used to be a small sign (3"x10") at the crossing. I suppose it's gone now.

    Thanks for all the replies.
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    Thanks, I had actually participated in that...

    Thanks, I had actually participated in that thread back in 2016. Just did not know if
    the guide needed an up date to include it or if it was correct and the Captains is no longer a good stop for...
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