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    Small meths tins

    Is paypal the only way? I hate having to use those clowns. I've been faffed about way too often by them and hate internet banking. If this is the only way, please give me a day or so. Liam
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    Small meths tins

    Oooh vintage!!! Can I buy one please? PM me address details and I'll send you a tenner as it's for charidee :D Liam
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    ###SOLD### Green Army ''Zoot Suit''

    Parachute material??? Better than the nylon issue one I had in 86!!! :D Liam
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    Chicken Brick, UPDATE.

    Awesome piece of kit, mine is from the 70's and I fell heir to it. Not used it in a while, will remedy that tomorrow! Thanks for this thread :-D Liam
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    Swedish army medic lk rucksack

    This thread? http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=131854 Liam
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    Wild camping and metal detecting.

    I metal detect on the foreshore/beach (Crown property, free permit) especially after a bank holiday weekend. :D Work the bank holiday and take the day off afterwards. Quite financially rewarding. The law in England and Scotland differs slightly in regard to finds. I've never found a valuable...
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    Woman's Sleeping Bag Recommendations

    Even a stood on/sat on/stamped on and strap compressed sleeping bag can still take up a lot of room (except those snugpack ones my son has) in a bergan. I open my sleeping bags up and use them like a sack, lining the inside of the bergan with them. Everything else I'm taking then gets placed...
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    some more spears

    Thanks for the info Dave. I agree about the cleaving and shaving, I know the Japanese traditional way is to square them and season them outside under cover, in all weathers, turning them every so often over a year or more before shaving to shape. This is a very long slow process as you can...
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    some more spears

    As far as I've been told; larch, oak and camphor depending upon availability and cost etc. These were sometimes also covered in strips of laquered bamboo. Liam
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    How many rucksacks do you have?

    Will do :D I have; * cheapo 35L from Argos * fishing ruck with folding stool * bright yellow framed Cobmaster * green frameless Cobmaster in need of repair - a project I got from Tengu I think * Highlander 44 * framed telemark bag * framed 1920's bergan * framed GS butyl nylon bergan plus 2x...
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    How many rucksacks do you have?

    Hi Bob ***stands up from his plastic chair in the seated circle*** My name's Liam and I have about 11 or 12 rucksacks... ***sits down to group applause and welcoming comments*** I actually gave away a 120L PLCE bergan today. Ok, I know, I know, but it's a start. ***searches you tube for...
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    Lyme disease update

    There's a tarmacadam'd pathway and a gravel path in to the area. Car parking would be in my street just next to it, in fact there's a choice of three streets next to it. I could get permission for overnight parking on the gravel access/delivery space at the entrance. Facilities - plenty of...
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    some more spears

    Wow, those are stunning! One of my hobbies is the study of pre-industrial Japan's military arts. The spear is something I've only briefly covered. A fascinating fact I learned about organised spear units was that ribbons, horse hair etc not only identified a specific unit, it also helped stop...
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    Lyme disease update

    Aye, know what you mean. Good idea, not seen Toddy in a good few years. Meeting up a hill... better make it somewhere flat :D We have a wee wooded area under the Forth Road Bridge that the Ranger wants to see used more. I missed the trip to Wooplaw as well. My neice lives down that way and...
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    Lyme disease update

    Hahahahahaa Goatboy/Colin!!! I now have a mental picture of a family's Sunday woodland stroll coming to a halt upon seeing what looks like the shuffling, hirpling, smoke wreathed cast of Britain's Hills Have Eyes. That's a great idea for a group, the best therapy for when folk are down is...