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    Traditional Herefordshire clog maker

    Hello all During last night's BBC Countryfile episode one of the presenters visited a traditional clog maker. I'm not sold on the idea of clogs but was quite taken with the bladed tool he used to prepare the wooden soles. Worth a watch. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0822kj7 :)
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    BBC's Planet Earth II: Official Extended Trailer

    Enjoy :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8aFcHFu8QM
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    Pelicase 1450

    Hello all. For your consideration, a Pelicase 1450. Very tough, waterproof and small enough to shove into a large rucksack or to be strapped to your canoe keeping your photographic gear safe. The lid depth will easily hold a medium sized laptop leaving plenty of space for tools or...
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    Predator 45 Rucksack

    Hello all. For your consideration, a Predator 45 pack from PRI. This is in desert camouflage and in superb condition, if you look at last picture showing the base the buckles show no scuffs or damage and this condition is the same throughout, you'd think it was brand new...
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    Huawei E3131 USB modem with external antenna

    Hello all. For your consideration, a Huawei E3131 USB modem with external antenna. For anyone who fancies getting some internets while of the beaten track this may be the answer. The antenna has a magnetised base so that it will attach to a vehicle roof. So better connectivity if...
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    Ortlieb bag (excellent condition)

    Hello all. For your consideration, an Ortlieb bag. I'm not sure which size this one is however it measures 21 cm in diameter x 72 cm length (when open) In excellent condition, this has mainly been used to store some clothes at home in Scotland and has been out in a rucksack...
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    Rope - 12mm diameter x 19 m

    Hello all. For your consideration, some strong yellow rope. 12mm diameter x 19 m in length. Good condition, never used for climbing or dragging oxen out of ditches. It was bought from the offcuts bin at a chandlers in Edinburgh and has hung from a wall hook since. It is quite...
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    Super lightweight tent pegs

    Hello all. For your consideration, super strong and super lightweight tent pegs. There are ten tent pegs. How light? I'm not sure as I don't have access to scales that will work for something that weighs so little, they are easily less than half the weight of a steel peg and are...
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    Tool ID help

    Can anyone tell me what this pair of pliers are for? It was one of my fathers and if it was designed for a specialised task he didn't know. Thanks for any help. :)
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    Huge North Face Base Camp Duffle Bag

    Hello all. For your consideration, an absolutely huge North Face Base Camp Duffle Bag. Measuring approximately L 70 cm x H 34 cm x W 46 cm it has more than enough room to store a fully packed rucksack and lots of additional clothing and gear. Lots of tough grab handles and tie down...
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    Zebra Billy Can - Keeping the lid on

    I've been a fan of the larger Zebra billy cans for years, not only because you can cook proper tatties and such in them but also because they provide tough and secure storage for more delicate bits of kit and food. Keeping the lid on while its in your pack is something Zebra have obviously been...
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    Reenactors - pics of Vikings/Celts/Slavs and more...

    Over here there is a sizeable collection of photographs of folks who like to dress up as knights, vikings etc. The phrase 'dressing up' doesn't do what these folks are doing justice, the level of detail and craft that goes into these outfits is impressive and well worth a look through. Some...
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    Crux AK47 rucksack

    Hello all. For your consideration, a second generation Crux AK47 rucksack. The second generation shows much improvement over the first, I know I've used (and continue to use) both. Absolutely bomb proof, the fabric is 28% Kevlar / 72 % Cordura and the frame is titanium, can be...
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    Predator 45 pack

    Hello all. For your consideration, a Predator 45 pack from PRI. This is in desert camouflage and in superb condition, if you look at last picture showing the base the buckles show no scuffs or damage and this condition is the same throughout, you'd think it was brand new. Compatible with...
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    Original Petzl e-lite with case

    Hello all. For your consideration, an Original Petzl e-lite. Unlike the modern version this one comes with a proper adjustable head strap and not the thin bit of elastic the newer version makes do with, additionally it has the tough lozenge shaped case that makes storage amongst the rest...
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    Buffalo Teclite Shirt

    Hello all. For your consideration, a Buffalo Teclite Shirt. Sized by Buffalo as '42' this does fit my 42" chest, 34" waist and 5' 11" well. With that said, I haven't worn it. It was used by Mrs. Sandbender when we walked the West Highland Way and briefly during a rainy autumn in Scotland...
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    Farewell Google Picasa :(

    For any folks who use Google Picasa today is likely the last day you will be able to download a copy of the desktop application. https://picasa.google.com/ It will continue to work on your machines but will receive no further updates. Grab the final version while you can.
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    WW2 heliograph/Shaving mirror

    Hello all. For your consideration, a stainless steel WW2 heliograph/Shaving mirror. Manufactured by WTL for the War Dept. and dated 1945. This is sized so that it will easily fit into the lid of a tobacco tin and so ideal for someone's survival kit. The surface shows some scratching but...
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    Fallkniven DC4 and DC3 stones

    Hello all. For your consideration, a set of Fallkniven DC4 and DC3 stones. These have been used, the DC4 more than the DC3 but neither has been used so much that the fine surface is no longer flat. Both show the sort of staining you'd expect after some use. Additionally the DC3 is the...
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    Woolpower Ullfrotte Full Zip Jacket/shirt - 400g

    Hello all. For your consideration, a Woolpower Ullfrotte Full Zip Jacket/shirt - 400g in Green. You will not believe how warm this shirt will keep you, it was bought for a Woodlore course in the Swedish Arctic and has been used whenever the temperatures have plummeted during the winters...