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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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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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    The Captains Place?

    My 2020 White Blaze Pages does not show the Captions place and zip line. In the 2017 guide it was at mile 651.1 nobo. Any Body have any info on this? Zip line, camping in his yard?
  10. I sure do like the new format. Only improvement...

    I sure do like the new format. Only improvement would be to have the pages perforated.

    Thanks Attroll
  11. Not saying I pro or con on these new pipelines. ...

    Not saying I pro or con on these new pipelines.
    I do know that many if not most of the pipelines where laid 30 or 40 years ago, with some in use today being over 50 years old, with 30/50 year old...
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    For me that is the most important thing. Is that...

    For me that is the most important thing. Is that a web site or an app? If I can see a shower coming, I can get my gear ready. unless I'm expecting rain everything is inside my pack. If rain is...
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    What weather App are you using?

    I have been using Radar Now (android) for sometime. Very light for your phone and doesn't drain your battery. I like because it shows me the moving weather radar for my location. You can put in a...
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    When it's below 50ish I always use a primer disk....

    When it's below 50ish I always use a primer disk. My disk is like super heavy weight aluminum foil. When I'm ready to boil, I will put as much fuel in the stove as I think all need to get a boil.Temp...
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    Not a stove or cookware expert. My experience...

    Not a stove or cookware expert. My experience only.

    I use the fancy feast stove. Just the can with paper punch holes. In temps below 50 I use an aluminum disk that is a little bigger than the...
  16. Had not been on the AT out of my neighborhood in...

    Had not been on the AT out of my neighborhood in a long time. So when I decided to head back down to Springer, the first thing I did was get the new guild. Did I need it, probably not, but I sure do...
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    It's never occurred to me to take any of those...

    It's never occurred to me to take any of those kinds of things down. I wondered what's that about? But that's about it. Keep walking
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    Parking at Eno SP section 10

    I'm looking at doing a few days EB on the MST. Is there any good parking (4-5 day) at or near the SP?
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    Met a would be thru hiker at the 2012 or 13 April...

    Met a would be thru hiker at the 2012 or 13 April Fools hiker bash trail name Minutia. He that went for about 250 lbs :D

    V8
  20. Not in the back yard but… When I lived in...

    Not in the back yard but…
    When I lived in Charlotte, NC in the middle of the “rat race” working 50/60 hrs week. With little hope of a LD hike in my near future, I would go to a nice little Park to...
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    Don't know why it would be closed. All the...

    Don't know why it would be closed.
    All the thretining trees were cut
    down a month ago.

    V8
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    While I do live only about 15 miles from 4...

    While I do live only about 15 miles from 4 Pine’s, I do not “know” them and if I showed up on their doorstep they would probably have no Idea who I am.

    4 Pine’s probably see’s over a 1000 hikers...
  23. PM sent...... V8

    PM sent......

    V8
  24. Thread: Knots

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    Truckers hitch is probably the most useful knot I...

    Truckers hitch is probably the most useful knot I ever learned. If you need to cinch something down this is the one to do it with.
    I will give you the most leverage than you can get with just rope. ...
  25. Thanks Odd. I had forgot about that map. ...

    Thanks Odd. I had forgot about that map.

    "Sinking Creek is a good water source. I don't recall about Niday."

    Niday actually has a good stream across the trail from the shelter turn off. It...
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