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    Looking for Refillable squeese tubes

    Hi all old thread i know but try here Cheers Nick
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    Bushcraft PLCE webbing

    I do agree with you billyblade They are useful And you do look tragic in one and even if you dont use a camo one you look like some kind of failed paparrazzi wannabe Its a damn shame Cheers Nick
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    Getting the valve out of a gas cylinder

    Ok guys - thanks for all the replys when i took a close look it seemed to me that the threads on the bottle were conventional so thats a confirmation that i needed as is the info that the threads are seald in - so i shall use a bit more BFAI. Zingmo that is an ace idea with the road iron and i...
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    Getting the valve out of a gas cylinder

    Im trying to cut up some old propane & butane gas cylinders and i need to get the valve off to flush it out - they dont want to budge - anybody done this before can give me some advice? Do they just unscrew conventionally or is there a trick, reverse thread super glue or some such? Cheers Nick
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    Rootin tootin cowboy camp

    Have to agree with sleeping in wool blankets - i'm starting to dislike doss bags for anything but the coldest weather. two wool plankets are cosy quiet and not sweaty & clammy. The shirt is inspired - i may do one for the winter. If anyone wants a starter pattern this site is excellant...
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    Leatherwork How to make a sporran - video link

    Its interesting to see that he uses tools that you dont see in tandy catalogues. I have seen the edge pattern cutters in antique/junk shops and walked by them as i didnt understand how to use them - kicking myself now of course. Definately going to pick up a head knife when i next see one and...
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    Leatherwork How to make a sporran - video link

    Found this fascinating video made in 1955 showing how a chap made a beautiful sporran - http://ssa.nls.uk/film.cfm?fid=0958 Really interesting to see him using a head knife to cut thongs - using rubber solution to stick the leather. cutting filigree all sorts Made me quite jealous Enjoy...
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    Thanks Gary Debs & Eric for an ace weekend. very chilled this time which was great - maybe some thatching next time would be fun. Cheers Nick
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    Ace Ill bring bows & arrows we can do some archery in the pig oen behind the long house if there are some straw bales or such we can use for a backstop Cheers Nick
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    anti malaria medication

    Guys Thanks for the info - i read with interest all you say Its a two week safari holiday in the Ngorogoro and Kilimanjaro - my GP has suggested that we try mefloquine first and if we dont get on then we try doxycycline second and Malarone Its a family holiday so i wont find myself alone...
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    Gary my cooking pots are in winter storage and i cant get to them before the weekend - would you have a spare pot i can use for the stew? Cheers Nick
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    anti malaria medication

    Hi Planning a trip to tanzania - ive been reccommended mefloquine and doxycycline. Mefloquine is the most effective but seems to have some dodgy side effects - not sure which way to go Does anybody have experience of these drugs one way or the other Cheers Nick
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    How many coming in all then? Anyway i have all the stuff now so i may as well do it for me and any who want can dip in Did you hear from toddy cobweb & the others
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    shall i do one of my famous stews for saturday eve? Gammon pork with stuff
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    Breakthrough - plans for this weekend fell through - will you have space for me gary - ill be there late friday - can i have my usual house pleeeeeese Cheers Nick
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    Dark Age Meet 4

    This will be the first one I've missed out on - I hate you all!!!!:-)
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    Dark Age Meet 3

    No good for me mate Any chance on the weekend following?? Cheers Nick
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    Dark Age Meet 3

    Who is alas now keeping his head well below the parapet We love you really gary!
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    Dark Age Meet 3

    Yep We just have to bully - humiliate - embarrass - cajole - and otherwise FORCE wayland into sorting it
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    Dark Age Meet 3

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