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    Me, me ,me for Christmas.

    So yeah it's about giving an all that jazz but what about you you you? Or to put it another way...me me me? I think it's kinda nice to treat yourself as well as giving to others so what did ya buy yourself? Bushcraft related's cool but it doesn't have to be. Reveal yer selves then. What...
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    Anyone got Ladybirds?

    Anyone? I've got a lot of Ladybirds nestling in the crooks and crannies of my curtains. They're all huddled up and not doing much. Just the other day they were all over my balcony and outside walls. Zillions of em. Can't just me me surely.
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    Snugpak Elite Pile Shirts 1/2 price....

    Just a heads up on these I stumbled on today...http://www.kitwizard.com//made-snugpak-elite-pile-shirt-p-324.html Don't know if they are any good as I've never owned or wore one. Just passing on my find for anyone interested. As for Kitwizard I bought a sleeping bag from them a few years ago...
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    Christmas at Blackberry Wood (Pic heavy)

    So Mrs Rave agreed to spend Christmas outdoors this year. She's never been overly interested before so I was both surprised and pleased. We agreed to use a commercial campsite, Blackberry Wood in East Sussex, take a tent, big tarp as shelter and all sorts of luxuries like frying pans, soap...
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    Merino base layers on sale...

    At Mountain Warehouse... http://www.mountainwarehouse.com/mens/base-layers/mens-merino-thermals/
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    Has anyone seen my bacon?

    Three little pigs on the run...http://uk.news.yahoo.com/three-little-pigs-run-131327077.html#43LaMT9
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    Help me save my doomed Kuksa

    Right chaps and chapesses... So I was given a nice log recently and decided to carve meself my first Kuksa despite not having a clue what I was doing. I got the blank done with an axe, started on the bowl, brought it home next day then did the sensible thing and had a read through the...
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    my Hermes...an Oscar performance?

    Don't know if this thread is in the right place but...I received a parcel from myHermes yesterday by some extraordinary act of genius considering how it was labelled. My name - correct Street - correct but no number, estate name or flat number Postcode - Completely wrong. Not bad service...
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    French Army mugs.

    I've got one of these and they fit on the Wild Woodgas stove Mk1. That's the original stove with three folding legs. I have no experience with this seller but the mugs are cheap as chips...
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    Stupid cheap 30 litre bergen...

    No connection with the seller and no idea about the pack but it's cheap. Seems they also have a shop in East London... http://www.thearmystore.co.uk/acatalog/MOD_Issue_30_Litre_Daysack.html#SID=24
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    A question about oiling wood.

    Guys a question for you wood gurus please. My wood seems to become darker at the ends when I oil it. At the moment I'm using Danish oil. Spoons, knife handle etc all seem to absorb the oil differently on the ends of the curve. Am I doing something wrong? I've noticed professionally finished...
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    Nature can be stranger than fiction.

    Found this on Facebook and thought I'd share it with ya all. ''A two inch frog shelters itself from the rain in Jember, East Java, in Indonesia.''
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    The Svord Peasant mini re handled by a peasant.

    My first attempt at shaping wood since school which was..err..a while ago. Tools used were a Tinker SAK, sand paper, Ronson worktop oil, and a slice of Fuel vacuum line from my bikes carbs as a spacer on the rear screw. The wood is American Black Oak. I'm pretty chuffed with...
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    Mora Bushcraft Triflex on sale for £16.95.

    £12 off at Moonraker.... http://www.moonrakerknives.co.uk/specials.html
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    Natural sharpening stones.

    Just stumbled across this on ebay if anyone is interested in natural stones...http://stores.ebay.co.uk/GREEN-SHARPENING-STONE-SHOP?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 I have no connection with the seller etc.
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    Hi from London.

    Hi all. I've just joined the forum so thought I'd say hello. Where I'm coming from...well I've just got back into bikes and camping after a 10 year period of abstinence due to a back injury. I'm now a newly converted fan of self inflating roll mats :) Also...I like kit...used kit, new kit...