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by Allen
Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: new gear
Replies: 53
Views: 7136

Re: new gear

Walmart just reported third quarter earnings of $3.033 billion. Someone's buying a lot of tents: :)

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/W ... 27C13BC%7D

Cheers!
by Allen
Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Protection when on the trail
Replies: 33
Views: 3883

Re: Personal Protection when on the trail

The only gun I own is a 410 shotgun handed down from my Grandpa. If I remember correctly it says the name of the department store, Montgomery Ward, on it. It's a single shot with a pretty thick and heavy barrel. A police officer, and the father of a friend of mine in high school, liked to fix guns ...
by Allen
Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Protection when on the trail
Replies: 33
Views: 3883

Re: Personal Protection when on the trail

Pure Mahem wrote:I like spam with rice and spaghetti sauce mmmmm mmmm good!


That does sound good. I would add some cheese.

Cheers!
by Allen
Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: clean water
Replies: 14
Views: 2095

Re: clean water

If I were to build a backpacking still, I would use a tea kettle as the boiler.
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Copper makes the distilled product taste better. In modern Reflux stills

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reflux

Copper pot scrubbers are often added to increase the amount of copper surface area.

Cheers!
by Allen
Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: the honey stove
Replies: 23
Views: 12010

Re: the honey stove

The honey stove looks to be about the size of a can of peaches.

It shouldn't be too hard to knock one out.

Cheers!
by Allen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Blueridge Parkway
Replies: 29
Views: 3034

Re: The Blueridge Parkway

How does Turkey Jerky sound :P you can buy it off the shelf up here. i've never tried it. Daren....... It's good. Unlike beef, the Turkey has to be fully cooked before drying, so it's a good way to use up leftover Turkey. Marinating the Cooked Turkey in teriyaki sauce before drying tastes good. Som...
by Allen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: clean water
Replies: 14
Views: 2095

Re: clean water

Here's more info about the solar still I spoke of earlier.
They have a demo video too:

http://www.watercone.com/product.html

Here's a link to a thread on another forum about H2O Distillation:

http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... &sk=t&sd=a

Cheers!
by Allen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Veterans Day 2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1746

Re: Veterans Day 2008

zelph wrote:I served in France until DeGaulle kicked us out :roll: What a kick in the butt that was :o


What year was that zelph?
I know DeGaulle got pretty paranoid after a failed assination by the Foreign Legion.

Cheers!
by Allen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Copper Pipe Gravity Feed Stove
Replies: 20
Views: 4087

Re: Copper Pipe Gravity Feed Stove

I've built several, based on a wick stove made from Aluminum botthes.

Cheers!
by Allen
Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:25 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Copper Pipe Gravity Feed Stove
Replies: 20
Views: 4087

Re: Copper Pipe Gravity Feed Stove

This stove would be a good choice to use for an Alcohol grill.

Place the burner under a layer of Lava or ceramic rocks and You would have it.

Cheers!

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