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    Don't forget about wikipedia....who needs college...

    Don't forget about wikipedia....who needs college when you have the vast collection of knowledge that is wikipedia.
  2. Anyone ever hiked the Lakeshore Trail around Fontana Lake?

    Looking for a 20-25 mile stretch to hike in the area of Fontana Lake. Thought about catching the boat shuttle across the lake and hiking back to the dam. Has anyone here been on that section of...
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    Uh oh, guess I won't suggest that as a project. ...

    Uh oh, guess I won't suggest that as a project. We can get Bud here, just not in the 16oz aluminum bottles. I hadn't thought about the other options - had just seen several videos on youtube that...
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    Help! Need empty beer bottles!

    Hey y'all,

    I'm working on a project for a Boy Scout troop and need some empty aluminum 16oz Bud/Bud Light bottles. They aren't available in my area and I'd be willing to pay the shipping for...
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    Pinhoti Hike May 29 - June 1

    I'm planning to hike the Georgia Pinhoti from Pilcher's Pond to Hwy 100 from 5/29 - 6/1. If anyone is interested in going let me know.
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    Filtering Water

    Just bought a Katadyn Hiker Pro water filter. I've never used a filter before. Does the water need to be running in order to filter or can I filter it out of a lake? Just wondering as the place...
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    If anyone is interested I have a good recipe for...

    If anyone is interested I have a good recipe for squirrel and rice! Seriously good eats.
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    Squeeze tubes for peanut butter

    Here's what I'm looking for..... a tube (similar to a toothpaste tube) that I can fill with peanut butter. I'd much rather buy a jar of peanut butter and fill the tube myself than buy the smaller...
  9. For a cheap, lightweight, and surprisingly warm...

    For a cheap, lightweight, and surprisingly warm sleeping bag, I bought two fleece blankets from Dollar General ($3 each) and had one of the alterations places here in town sew the two long sides and...
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    Any particular brand?

    Any particular brand?
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    Pinhoti Trail from Rome to Taylor's Ridge and...

    Pinhoti Trail from Rome to Taylor's Ridge and also the trails at Berry College's Mountain campus.
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    Shoe question

    Need some advice on brand/style to buy. There are quite a few good spots to hike near where. One of the main surfaces to hike on, however, is gravel (big rocks not pea gravel) and the asics running...
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    Cheap solution - buy two lightweight fleece...

    Cheap solution - buy two lightweight fleece blankets and sew the two long sides and one short side together to make a liner. I made one last winter and have loved it. Total cost was $6 - blankets...
  14. Thread: Tarptent

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    Tarptent

    2 questions...

    Has anyone made a tarptent using Henry Shires' plans? If so, what kind of results did you have and how satisfied were you?

    Second, does anyone have plans or dimensions for the...
  15. Thread: Jeans

    by awestberry
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    Do a couple of things before you decide to take...

    Do a couple of things before you decide to take those jeans. Weigh them when they are completely dry. Then immerse them in a bucket of water until they are soaked up to the knees. Now weigh them. ...
  16. Thread: Coffee

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    For those of you who live near one, Tractor...

    For those of you who live near one, Tractor Supply sells a mug that hold 8oz and has a carabiner attached to it for $2.50. Bought a couple yesterday afternoon. The mug is metal and weighs next to...
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    Any Hikers out there in NW Georgia

    I'm looking for some hiking partners for day hikes / weekend hikes. Am interested in hiking the BMT and Pinhoti trails. I'm not into speed hiking, just looking to get out into the woods and enjoy...
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