I am currently living in the central florida area but havent been able to find any useful frequencies for radio? I was mostly looking for anything that would just let me know whats going on in the general area as well as something I could turn to when an actual emergency happens. I am very new to general radio stuff so speak slowly : )
I have no use for outgoing communication, so I don't use a two way radio.
I use this a RadioShack Pro-95, it picks up all major bands, is extremely reliable, can be used with rechargable or regular batteries, has Dual Trunking, and was only about 20 bucks. the antenna can be swapped out, has an auto scan and search feature.
Hey guys, I'm looking for a good winter boot or shoe. Here's what I'm looking for:
>Black (the boots will be part of my work uniform) >Warm but not sweaty; breathable* >Comfy; I work at a grocery store where I'm on my feet all day >Light weight, compact; don't want anything clunky (such as those hi-tec boots) >Relatively casual >Waterproof >Under... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
How about an archery thread? What are you >shootan >fletchan >purchasan
What kinds of bows do you shoot? I'm an instructor of a few years, looking to get into the sport more recreationally. I've instructed on Mathews universal bows and was taught to shoot on one, but I'm looking to pick up something recurve that feels nice and that I can use to teach my housemates at uni. Scout camp where I work has a few recurves I like:
>PSE... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>622973 I shoot a matthews mq1, beautiful bow. Don't really care that it's on the older end, just needed a new peep and someday I'll put a whisker biscuit on it. It's out in my wife's car or I'd take a pic.
She shoots a PSE something or other, got it for her for my birthday. She loves archery a lot more than going to the range which is understandable.
We both really want recurves but funds are limited, so we stick with what we have. I've heard the Sammick sage is a great way... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>622991 thanks anon -- I know it's odd for someone with experience like me to ask for recommendations but I don't really have a means to hands-on test a bow up here (upper peninsula MI university, no wheels to drive anywhere)
>>623001 I understand, I'm a troll relocated to another great white state, just on the border of canada, so im not close to too much civilization either. If I had more knowledge I'd love to give suggestions.
To be fair he admits that he's really only in the bush for about 8 hours at a time, he goes home. Even the small hut he made he said took him 3 days combined, but he stretched it out over a month.
That being said, maybe. Anyone smart enough to bang rocks into trees can harvest wood, but then you need fire making, water collecting, cordage crafting, shelter building, and you do it all while your stomach growls louder and louder and you have to look for food. It's obviously not impossible but you'd need the right skills and the ability to prioritize, which... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
As has been mentioned in similar threads, most people probably could not because the amount of physical work you'd have to do versus the amount of food you'd need to gather to make that work possible means you'd succumb to malnutrition or starvation.
Humans work best in groups. One person can be building shelter, another gathering or cutting wood, another fishing or hunting and another gathering berries or roots. That way at the end of the day everyone has food, warmth and shelter and no one had to go in to severe calorie deficit to achieve it.
Making some pemmican to eat during the day on a long backpacking trip. I plan on having freezedried meals for breakfast and dinner, so I'm not making this for historical reasons or anything, simply a way to have some dense calories to wolf down for cheap during the day.
A few questions since there is a ton of retarded information out there, and also some very good information.
One of the better guides I read said to use a dehydrator and don't go above 120*F since it will make the meat unsuitable. Not entirely sure what that is supposed to mean since he doesn't explain it. I would imagine it would destroy some of the protein being cooked at higher temperatures and that's what he's getting at, but I am not knowledgeable in this area.
Anybody have experience drying the meat out at temperatures exceeding that? I'm mainly wondering since the lowest setting on my oven is 170*F.
I don't plan on adding berries this batch, but I think some dried chili peppers might not be a bad idea next batch when I can make it with a dehydrator.
>>622697 Fuck you nigger. I'm not spending fucking over $100 and taking up a bunch of weight in my bag for some nut and granola bars. I want meat and fat. and for around $50 to make 8 pounds of this stuff, it makes it a very viable solution.
>>622542 The states where I visit the beach all have this rule. It's typically a non-issue for private property owners since parking is always an issue and camping is against the law (outside specific designated zones).
Just had a fresh encounter while coming down a 10 mile Mt. pass. As I was about a mile or so away from where I parked my car, at the end of the hike, this big black dog charged up the trail at me. It didn't stop and start barking like some dogs will do, it just charge right at me, stood up and started barking in my face. Dog's mouth was full of foam, and I had no idea whether it was rabid or just chewing on shit all day. It seemed odd though for anybody to start walking up this trail at 3:00PM however, that's pretty late... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>622532 >-What do *you* do when you encounter hostile dogs in these situations? Magdump >-Is there any dog armguard equipment you can buy to protect against bites? Anything above 9mm >-Do you carry? Would you have drawn on a unknown dog that had no master in site? I would draw on an attacking dog regardless of owners presence >-Did I overreact or underreact to this situation? You hesitated.... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
Sup, /out/? I'm going to become homeless soon, I've no job and I've done everything to mess my life up in the past few years. From dropping out of MIT to staying in Boston where I can't pay rent, I've fucked up, and I'm going to lose my apartment in a bit over a week. I'm probably going to get around hopping trains for transportation. I already have a great pack, tent, clothing, and sleeping bag, but aside from the basics I'm basically gearless.
What gear should I get before I go, and do you guys have any tips for living life on... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
first of all try to get back into MIT. when i was 18 i had a scholarship and i failed half my classes the first semester. so i just dropped out thinking it was over. but if i would have just gone to see my counselor i would have known i still had another semester on scholarship, and if i would have even pulled a 2.5 it would have gotten renewed for another year as probationary. but instead i got a job doing construction....
so first off suck up your... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
i can't really play properly and people hate it, so it's lots of fun. i don't bring my acouie /out/, too big and too expensive. i also have an egg shaker i should bring, and maybe pick-up some cheep bongos so we can have a real pow-wow round the fire.
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