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by realityguy
Wed May 20, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: Just Plain Ole Camp Cooking
Topic: Smoked Fish
Replies: 17
Views: 13009

Re: Smoked Fish

We did some trout fishing in the Smokies a couple weeks ago with not muck luck but did get schooled by a local old timer so I will be better prepared next time down there.
So..he taught ya how to tie feathers on a worm? :roll:
:lol:
by realityguy
Wed May 20, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Tripod Pot Stand
Replies: 12
Views: 12103

Re: Tripod Pot Stand

Appears to be an unhappy child at that house since Daddy stole his darts for his toy gun.. :lol:
Now you need to find three small polished equal height rocks to stick them to.. :roll: or a piece of metal plate or aluminum..
by realityguy
Wed May 20, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: river
Replies: 10
Views: 25109

Re: river

Nice exposure!You got that one right!Did the holga have its lens in yet..or true "pinhole" lens? If you drilled it..how big? I still have several pinhole cameras..mostly 4x5,5x7 but go up to 11x14..For a while I was making them and fixed focus ones( wide angle 90mm large format lenses mostly)and sol...
by realityguy
Wed May 13, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: !
Replies: 7
Views: 7166

Re: Whatsit

It would be good storage for all those damn aluminum cans used for making stoves,bins marked "before" and "after"..perhaps you can put your finished stoves in the different compartments..separated by "model X"..."project".."recycle"..etc... You could sacrifice a space or two,cut it down, and use a "...
by realityguy
Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: Zelph is Camping
Replies: 64
Views: 50519

Re: Zelph is Camping

You probably couldn't see the ONP anyway.. My grass is too tall out there...(hint..hint) :lol: :lol: The wife is coming home tonight from Hawaii..but a friend stopped by and needs some work done on a rental about 6 blocks away..so I probably won't get up there to mow for a couple weeks more.. I'll h...
by realityguy
Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:22 pm
Forum: New and Used Gear For Sale
Topic: WTB older crux stove
Replies: 8
Views: 12408

Re: WTB older crux stove

Sorry..I don't have one of those...
by realityguy
Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Stoves With Character
Topic: Solar cooker
Replies: 97
Views: 90602

Re: Solar cooker

I found a good-sized roll of the reflective metal tape at the local thrift store for a couple bucks..add that price to a couple of those signs and it would probably have made a nice cheap,lightweight, but durable fold-flat cooker for about $6-8... I'm thinking trailwise :roll: ..maybe a platform of ...
by realityguy
Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Stoves With Character
Topic: Solar cooker
Replies: 97
Views: 90602

Re: Solar cooker

I saw a bunch of the white corrugated plastic signboards at the thrift shop for $1.99 each(about 2'x3') but when I went back the next day someone had bought all of them..about 10... :roll: To me they appeared to be a nice lightweight exterior structure for whatever foil or covering you put on them.....
by realityguy
Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: What to do with old gunracks...
Replies: 9
Views: 7703

Re: What to do with old gunracks...

When I started building,I spent months just putting together forms and jigs..just to save time later..try to keep the construction costs down to where there is some profit or wages in building them..Like your stovebuilding.. ;)
by realityguy
Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: What to do with old gunracks...
Replies: 9
Views: 7703

Re: What to do with old gunracks...

Okay..the 1-1/2" thick neck blank is run through a bandsaw on one side to get the angle on the head and the portion of the heel.. then a "neck form"(shown below) is centered and screwed to the top of the neck where the fretboard ends up and the neck is run upside down against a bearing on a bit to t...