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    If it is glued,many adhesives can be defeated...

    If it is glued,many adhesives can be defeated with heat. A hair dryer,for example. Back to your vise,keep pressure on it,and warm it up. If it comes off,can be reglued with expoxy.
  2. A ziplock baggie and a rubber band

    A ziplock baggie and a rubber band
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    In the vestibule. Any critter that can stand the...

    In the vestibule. Any critter that can stand the smell deserves whatever salt they can find...
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    Removed for two deaths,and the expense and risk...

    Removed for two deaths,and the expense and risk to the people who are obliged to rescue the ill prepared tourists who try to visit. Read the book,the bus was in a dangerous location.
  5. I live in Iowa too,and have so far walked from...

    I live in Iowa too,and have so far walked from Springer Mountain to Delaware Water Gap,New Jersey border. Based on my limited experience,head to Shenandoah National Park. AT runs right through...
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    Appointment for blood donation is tomorrow. Blood...

    Appointment for blood donation is tomorrow. Blood center called today to remind me,told me to drink lots of fluids. I presume they meant Budweiser,so I am following their advice....
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    Made an appointment to donate blood. Due to the...

    Made an appointment to donate blood. Due to the virus,local organization cannot do mobile blood drives,so getting low on supply. They are staggering appointments to keep donors safe,so seems the...
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    My Dad's generation lived through the depression....

    My Dad's generation lived through the depression. Millions were drafted for a fight we did not start,including my Dad. 416000 of them never came home. Those that stayed here lived with rationing and...
  9. Thread: Trail Days

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    Not real hard to find right now...

    Not real hard to find right now...
  10. Thread: Camp Shoes

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    I don't remember the brand name,but I have a pair...

    I don't remember the brand name,but I have a pair of camp shoes that fold in half and zip shut,so they take very little space. Fit in back side pocket,they work for me since I just hate stuff hanging...
  11. Thanks for the info!

    Thanks for the info!
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    My son and hiked from Springer to Delaware Water...

    My son and hiked from Springer to Delaware Water Gap(so far). He has US Cell,I have Verizon. In that distance,there was maybe five times where I had service,and he did not. You should be fine.
  13. Laurie,first I want to agree with your opinion of...

    Laurie,first I want to agree with your opinion of the book,loved it. Now I want to thank you for all you do for the AT,and wish you a nice crowd for your event. We made it to Harpers Ferry twice on...
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    Uber picked us up several times from trailheads,I...

    Uber picked us up several times from trailheads,I believe they use GPS,and it was no issue for them at all. That,of course,was my experience. Yours may be different.
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    Wow,way more math than I ever imagined I would...

    Wow,way more math than I ever imagined I would find here..but for me,it boils down to this-everywhere I go,and everything I do has risks. I am not immortal,I have to die somewhere,sometime. If it...
  16. Thread: Friendliness

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    That middle finger wave would give the old guys...

    That middle finger wave would give the old guys hanging out at the convenience store something to talk about for weeks....
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    We hiked the superfund site near Palmerton on a...

    We hiked the superfund site near Palmerton on a 95 degree day with no shade. There is no drinkable water for miles. I started with six liters,and got as close to heat exhaustion as I ever have in my...
  18. Thread: Friendliness

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    May as well throw this in..In Iowa,when you meet...

    May as well throw this in..In Iowa,when you meet a vehicle on a country road(and we have lots of them),it is common to see the "finger wave". That occurs when the driver raises the index finger of...
  19. I believe the term for the adhesive sheets is...

    I believe the term for the adhesive sheets is Badge Magic,and they really do stick. Should show up in a google search,if not,Scoutstuff.org sells it,I think.
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    Between Springer And Harper's Ferry I fell 11...

    Between Springer And Harper's Ferry I fell 11 times,only once drew blood. I figure one every hundred miles is OK. What was not OK was tripping on the curb at a highway rest stop on the way to the...
  21. In 2016,my son and I hiked from Springer to...

    In 2016,my son and I hiked from Springer to Harper's Ferry. To escape some heavy rain,we spent one night in a hostel above a gas station(wish I could remember the name of the place)and Teardrop was...
  22. Thread: Roman

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    Not to bad mouth Spam,because Lord knows I have...

    Not to bad mouth Spam,because Lord knows I have eaten my share when hiking,but this thread forces me to share a story. In my real life I sell tools,at places like meat packing plants. One customer at...
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    I think we will try to push back a little to...

    I think we will try to push back a little to May.I am lucky,self employed,so just need to hire someone to do my job. Timing depends on my son's employer. I do appreciate the input from all,thanks...
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    Thanks all,for the input and links.

    Thanks all,for the input and links.
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    If you find some footwear that Really is...

    If you find some footwear that Really is waterproof,please let me know. Hipwaders don't count...
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