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    Funghi ID

    Nice layout here. https://twitter.com/fcscotland/status/1038012256129347584?s=19
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    Karrimor jetboil ??

    Yip. Well spotted. Looks tbe same colours etc. Thought it may have been much cheaper.
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    Karrimor jetboil ??

    Out assessing a gold dofe group just now. Tbey have karrimor branded jetboils. Cant find them onlibe ??
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    When is it ok to buy cheap?

    I have two Karrimor rucksacks and both were cheap and perform really well.
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    Some "cheap" pics from this week

    Arisaig and Loch Mortar.
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    Give me your fiction book recommendations

    Try an Assassins Creed book. They span from De Vinci thru to 1700s. I have never played the actual computer game but enjoy the books.
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    Which bag/pouch for Swedish Army Trangia Cooker?

    The british army issue gas mask bag fits it. It has a shoulder strap and space for brew kit. Online you can get them unused for a fiver.
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    Tipi bug resistance

    We use them for group social areas on expeditions to avoid midges. So they do work ! We use the TENTIPI Varrie 7 polycotton. Ground sheet fits not tightly but keeps midges out. They warm up quickly in sun so having the lower vents opens and a bit of roof vent open helps.
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    Bivi bag recommendation please

    Just add a layer of net curtain fabric. Duelm mills do it for a few pounds. Sent from my F3311 using Tapatalk
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    Small Daypack suggestions?

    I have one of these for similar uses and biking etc. Very cheap and lasted well - no issues - over a year now. http://www.sportsdirect.com/karrimor-ridge-30-rucksack-791146?colcode=79114603&src=google&gclid=CL3u3s_tl9MCFYUK0wodLIMJEg&gclsrc=aw.ds
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    Bivi bag recommendation please

    Here's one for swaps. http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=144839
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    Bivi bag recommendation please

    http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=144839
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    Chinese Scaffold Lashing

    In Scouts, we did these type of Japanese lashings.
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    What sleeping bags do you own?

    In date order bought: Vango Synthetic Marco Polo 350 -10 rated bought 91. Still good nick. Just rather large when packed. KYHAM VSS Ultralite, summer bags and bivi bag. NANOK Endurance -10 rated 2009
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    Quechua X-Light 2 down jacket and lidaxa hammock

    Saw that jacket and Decathlon branded kit tends to be good and durable.
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    Duke of Edinburgh Awards - rucksack advice

    I run Walking, Canoeing and Biking expeditions at work and we have a range of kit. Bronze through to Gold. Vango 65+ are the best. However, they may not need that size if they are clever about packing on the outside and bottom. Some Bronze young people have bought their own for now and after...
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    Cleaning a Stainless Mora blade ??

    I have a tormek: wetstone, leather profile wheel and jigs (jigs are for chisels and plane blades though). Problem is getting the knife into school.
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    Cleaning a Stainless Mora blade ??

    Excellent, thanks.
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    Cold and calm Canoe on Loch Ard.

    https://youtu.be/buOpJY6bt14 https://youtu.be/p-CP4t_eO_A
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    Cleaning a Stainless Mora blade ??

    My Mora Stainless has some spots on it and tar residue. I used it to pick off pine resin etc and never cleaned it last use, I know I know. Meths, paraffin, isopropyl alcohol ?? Ta Today, using it. https://youtu.be/buOpJY6bt14