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    Kit donations for conservation teams

    Hi all, I've spent a lot of time in africa working in conservation and made a lot of good friends out there, a couple of which are setting up their own anti poaching team and they are struggling to make ends meet. I was just wondering if people had spare/old small bits of kit they don't need...
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    DD tarp in "coyote brown" help

    Hi there, I need to purchase a new Bivvy, I've hear the DD tarps are very good so I am thinking of buying one. However, ideally I need one in a browny tan colour. On the DD website they offer a "coyote brown" bivvy but it appears to be much darker thank other coyote kit, more of a chocolate...
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    Paracord handle question

    If I were to make a paracord handled chopper (eg parang/ machete etc) would that have any effect on the performance eg the shock running through the handle making it hard to use etc
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    How often should you apply waterproofing products to boots?

    Hi, I've recently bought some altberg boots and their leder Gris product and I was wondering how often do you apply it (eg after every walk, once a week, month etc?). Cheers
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    Wood burner stove efficiency info

    Hi, I'm thinking of having a wood burner stove fitted but can anyone help me understand the heat out put. For instance 5kw. I understand that its 5 kW of energy etc but is anyone able to help me with a more real life explanation, such as how big a room it will heat etc? Cheers
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    Vacuum pack compression sacks

    Hi, you know the bags you can get that you can put clothes in then Hoover out excess air to save space, well can you get the same effect with out a Hoover by squashing the air out or whatever? Cheers Tom
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    Taking kit abroad

    Hi, I'm going to South Africa and I'm taking some of my kit with me which includes my knife. Is there anything you have to do like register them etc to take them on the plane (in the luggage obviously)? Cheers
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    Anti malaria tablets for limpopo area South Africa.

    Hi, has anyone been to limpopo on south Africa and if so what did you do for malaria. As I've seen information that says its a low risk area and anti malaria drugs are not needed bit I've also seen information saying to use them so I'm a bit confused. Also My travel nurse has mentioned that...
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    Boots for South Africa

    Hi, I'm going to South Africa in April and I'm not sure what type of boots to get. It will be winter there which can actually get very cold, especially mornings, evenings and nights but can also get quite warm in the day. Would "normal" boots be best or desert type boots? Cheers
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    Water purification side effects?

    Hi, does anyone know if there is any potential health problems with long term use of the chlorine based water purification tablets? Just to give a better idea, I may be needing them for 16 days at a time, 4 days off and repeated for up to 6 months. Cheers
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    Basic wash kit contents?

    Hi, this may be a bit of a simple question for some but what should you include in a washkit for a two week trip in the field? I want to keep it as basic as I can. Cheers
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    Backpack security mods

    Hi, in April I'm going travelling and potentially I will be leaving my backpack alone for periods of time. Does anyone have any ideas/ know how to mod a backpack so as to be able to lock it with a travel padlock or something just as a bit of a deterrent? I was thinking maybe putting some eyelets...
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    Oiling a blade

    Hi, when oiling a blade for storage, if the blade is coated black (mines a kabar) do you only need to oil the expose part of the blade edge rather than the entire blade? Cheers
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    Alt berg ledger Gris

    Hi can the ledger Gris that altberg say you should use on their boots be used for shining boots or is it just for protection?
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    Sharpening stone lubrication question

    Hi, if you use a traditional bench stone and use say oil instead of soaking it in water, do you need to continue using that same lubricant or can you use water one time oil the next etc ?
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    Anyone with pure hydration experience?

    Hi, I'm looking for a no wait water purifying option like the lifesaver bottles however they are out of my price range. I have seen however the pure hydration bottles which are very similar but at a lower price point and are less bulky than the lifesavers. Has anyone had experience with these...
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    Water purification - quickest way?

    Hi is anyone able to tell me the quickest way to purify a 1l capacity water bottle eg chlorine tablets, iodine drops etc cheers
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    Bergan mods

    I've seen a lot of photos/ comments on the web from people who have the british army bergan/ copies (karrimor, berghaus etc) where they have made modifications so that they can fit an additional 3rd detachable side pouch onto the front. Does anyone know how they have done this? Cheers. Ps I...
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    Socks and underwear!

    This may sound like a silly question but how many pairs of socks and pants should you take on a 16 day trip? Cheers
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    Storing a knife

    When storing a carbon knife for long periods I've heard you should oil the blade. Is this correct and if so what sort of oil should you use?