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    Nope,no offense taken.But since this is a...

    Nope,no offense taken.But since this is a toothbrush thread,I have tried cutting off part of the handle etc but next trip I'm going with the real deal because it feels awkward using a half handle and...
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    Sorry,was not replying to your post.

    Sorry,was not replying to your post.
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    I have been hammocking in the South East for...

    I have been hammocking in the South East for about 20 years and never been forced to ground yet but am always prepared with a groundsheet and a very light pad.No way I would suspend a hammock off a...
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    Snow? We had snow here in February of 1973.Nobody...

    Snow? We had snow here in February of 1973.Nobody moved for just over 2 days until it all melted!I've never seen a snow shovel btw.
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    Good One,Zelph.I like the way you think outside...

    Good One,Zelph.I like the way you think outside the box.However,I am avoiding my stash of the canned candy bread goodness because there's ingredients in there that react with all my clothes that...
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    Thanks,Zelph.I'm so old I used to use Absorbine...

    Thanks,Zelph.I'm so old I used to use Absorbine Jr. which I bought at the drug store.So I guess Absorbine Sr. is what the horses were using all along!
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    Can you recommend a particular brand?

    Can you recommend a particular brand?
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    Anyone else use Won To Yick?It's a woodlock oil.I...

    Anyone else use Won To Yick?It's a woodlock oil.I would not use it on trail though because of the smell.
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    I quit using horse liniment in high school...

    I quit using horse liniment in high school because every time the bell rang I would bolt down the hall and it always ended in a trip to the principal's office............
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    Sorry,but I consider toothpaste spit on the...

    Sorry,but I consider toothpaste spit on the ground to be second only to toilet paper on the "gross" scale.That's why I switched over to salt and soda and swallow it because I figure I need the salt...
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    I have tried Frogg Toggs as well as umbrellas in...

    I have tried Frogg Toggs as well as umbrellas in the past.I used a Snugpack Enhanced Patrol poncho yesterday in about 45 degree weather with just enough precip to require rain gear.I was wearing a...
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    I actually met a thru hiker while on the...

    I actually met a thru hiker while on the Foothills Trail this morning as we were headed home from an overnighter to Thompson River and Hilliard Falls.The falls were pretty impressive btw but the guy...
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    Now that you mention it.I had a pic made of me in...

    Now that you mention it.I had a pic made of me in my hammock and tagged the wife on FB from one of my local overnighters.My cousin commented that I am reliving my childhood.That is quite possibly the...
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    I think the greater question is "Why should one...

    I think the greater question is "Why should one expect anyone else to share their same likes and dislikes?"
    Of all the people I know,including the ones who embrace the outdoors,only a handful have...
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    I am likely taking some on an upcoming...

    I am likely taking some on an upcoming overnighter to Hilliard Falls on the FHT next week sometime.I do hate to open a whole can for just a couple slices though.
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    Here's link to the martial arts instructor...

    Here's link to the martial arts instructor demonstrating a simple walking stick technique in case any of you ladies or gentlemen would like to see that a "big stick" is a pretty good weapon against...
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    That sounds reasonable but I bet you could put...

    That sounds reasonable but I bet you could put quite a few snakes in a suitcase and the thief would have no idea they were in there until he opened it up;hopefully at his residence.
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    I forget who posted it but I did see some martial...

    I forget who posted it but I did see some martial arts instructor on YT demonstrate what one can do with a hiking stick used as a weapon.It was impressive.However,when I say hiking stick I do mean a...
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    This reminds me of a story I heard about a guy...

    This reminds me of a story I heard about a guy with a problem like this so he left a bobcat in a suitcase for them to take.No,I cannot substantiate it but I have heard it more than once.
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    I would agree the average person's situational...

    I would agree the average person's situational awareness needs improvement.Also,we need to be cognizant of society's ingraining of people to "be polite and cooperate".People need to remember they are...
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    I remember having read that there was a mentally...

    I remember having read that there was a mentally unstable individual making threats on the trail before the murder happened.It came as no huge surprise when it actually happened.The Boy Scouts have...
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    I make it a point to have nothing of value in my...

    I make it a point to have nothing of value in my vehicle and leave it unlocked so they don't have to break a window to get in.Having to deal with a repair after a loss of valuables is like adding...
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    This was on private property locally but I ALMOST...

    This was on private property locally but I ALMOST stepped on a copperhead on the Approach trail a couple years ago and the time I did the same trail the year before we encountered a timber rattler...
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    Thanks,everyone,for the plate ideas.For some...

    Thanks,everyone,for the plate ideas.For some reason I have always had a problem with food prep of any kind other than adding hot water to a bag.
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