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    Most unusual thing you've done with your own Swiss army knife?

    i recently cut the wood out of a pine door to fit a latch. didn't want to spend out on a chisel. worked surprisingly well.
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    Problemn with Merrel Moab ventilator heel

    with an outside caliper?
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    The 'I've found a bargain' thread

    Alpha Industries m65 black or blue, size s-xxl £62 delivered. american sizing so would recommend downsizing 1 size. i wear a large in jackets and the medium m65 fitted perfect. free returns on amazon so if in doubt order...
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    The 'I've found a bargain' thread

    FJALLRAVEN Greenland Down Jacket (£405rrp) currently being sold by blacks for £195. thats my winter coat sorted :)
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    What did you buy today?

    an alpha m-65 jacket. finally found one at a reasonable price :) just have to wait for cooler weather so i can wear it.
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    The 'I've found a bargain' thread

    Salomon Techamphibian Mens Walking Shoes size 9, 9.5, 10 £33 at sports direct at mo. unfortunately i take a size 7 :(
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    The 'I've found a bargain' thread

    Trangia 25 Non-Stick Cookset With Kettle & Spirit Burner on amazon for £47.60 at the moment
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    Confused with leather boot care?

    i use neatsfoot oil. slightly darkens the colour but keeps the leather in good condition.
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    Coat Choice

    bought an m90 a couple of winters back. think i paid £20? very warm coat.
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    Jacket advice

    thanks for all the replies everyone :) some nice suggestions, but im looking for a coat that goes all the way down to the calfs. at the moment the barbour stockman is top of the list, but im just not convinced wax cotton is worth that much money!
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    Jacket advice

    I'd like to get my girlfriend a good waterproof coat for dogwalking, out in the forest and around the village. Have been looking at Barbour/driazabone stockman coats,although I'm not convinced wax cotton is the way to go with all the modern materials available today. I think of wax cotton as...
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    The 'I've found a bargain' thread

    some bargains at sports direct at the mo... Brasher Supalite Lite Mens Walking Boots size 7 £42.50 Merrell Phoenix GTX Mid Mens Walking Boots size 7 8.5 10.5 11 £48.50...
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    Traditional shaving! Who here partakes?

    have been using straights for a couple of years now. i have 4 vintage razors which i picked up cheap off the bay and sharpened up. one thing i would recommend is macca root shaving cream from the body shop. beats every other soap/cream ive tried hands down.
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    sawyer mini filter

    can anyone tell me if it will filter fluoride out of tap water? thanks
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    Camouflage Clothing and ex-Military gear - for or against?

    thanks for posting that link. very useful