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by realityguy
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: Easy DIY fishing/survival kit
Replies: 8
Views: 40357

Re: Easy DIY fishing/survival kit

"My friend John who is hiking the AT right now as he does every year from southern VA to northern Pa,has been having great success tying flies with his own hair :O " Tell him if he can sneak up behind a bear or moose with a pair of tweezers and grab a few butt hairs and run like hell..he w...
by realityguy
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Where to start the list lol....
Replies: 45
Views: 28182

Re: Where to start the list lol....

I haven't found/bought much in the way of camping gear lately..I did see a nice Eureka tent the other day for $15..came home to look it up($70-80)..went back the next day as the first one through the door(half off day)..plus a couple Yak Trax sets that were$5(seen a lot of those lately)..everything ...
by realityguy
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hi
Replies: 21
Views: 10765

Re: Hi

Wow!I wonder where that damn cat dug him up from.. :lol:
IR..Are you working at Boeing?
I still have my tent wood stoves sitting on a shelf lost in the netherlands of my back garage..I visit that spot about once a year.. :roll:
by realityguy
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Where to start the list lol....
Replies: 45
Views: 28182

Re: Where to start the list lol....

Dang those resellers! :evil: They get everything!..especially those senior ones... 8-) :lol: I DON'T use a cell phone to check on prices..why I've got so much crap to sell...I usually have a pretty good idea of values without using one..however I have blown it a few times and bought items I shouldn'...
by realityguy
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: Easy DIY fishing/survival kit
Replies: 8
Views: 40357

Re: Easy DIY fishing/survival kit

Apparently Z's bobbers are larger than a frog's brain...(duh) "Worm" flies..you can usually dig them anywhere.. :roll: I carry one of those Coleman "Pen" poles with half a 3 weight fly line and an itty bitty fly reel..probably pictures posted here somewhere before...Lately I have...
by realityguy
Tue May 24, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Another thrift store score..or two..
Replies: 5
Views: 4329

Re: Another thrift store score..or two..

Actually..I have three FULL file cabinets there.The other two have camp cookware,water purifiers,tents and hammocks..or materials for making the latter(straps,strapping material,nylon,tent pegs,hammock hanging strap sets,etc..etc..There's another bookcase above and boxes of more homemade stoves and ...
by realityguy
Sun May 15, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Another thrift store score..or two..
Replies: 5
Views: 4329

Re: Another thrift store score..or two..

I'm keeping the garmin..been looking for one that has trails for a long time.I've bought several others over the last few years but they only seem to work for roads.A Magellan Explorist 400 is supposed to work for trails but I never sat down and figured that one out.. Someday I'll be listing most of...
by realityguy
Sat May 14, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Another thrift store score..or two..
Replies: 5
Views: 4329

Another thrift store score..or two..

Found this at the local thrift store..A Solo Stove..made in Taiwan..most be an older one because it does say "light weight"..but is 1lb 3oz(the pieces only in the plastic bags)..brand spankin' new though!The reflections of the plate with the holes in it inside are just the flat portion tha...
by realityguy
Thu May 05, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a new Solo Hiking Tent
Replies: 8
Views: 5126

Re: Looking for a new Solo Hiking Tent

I've been hiking with a few people that swear by their Big Agnes tents..Personally I don't buy new tents...I'm cheap and shop a lot of thrift stores..Agnes are hard to find used around here..most people don't give them up...
by realityguy
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: And Seattle thrift stores come through again!
Replies: 3
Views: 3159

Re: And Seattle thrift stores come through again!

I got an MSR Rapid-fire Isobutane today for $6 in the original box with instructions,orifice cleaner..etc...like a whisperlite..

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