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by somberbear
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Bushcraft
Topic: USMC 1960s training video
Replies: 3
Views: 640

USMC 1960s training video

enjoy,

by somberbear
Mon May 28, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Nylon underwear-Buck Naked Duluth Trading
Replies: 13
Views: 10578

Re: Nylon underwear-Buck Naked Duluth Trading

Duluth Trading doesn't carry "real man" (my term for guys of my stature) sizes, If they did I'd like to try a pair. As a ++ sized human ... i have to say whoa... hey now... as some one 6'5 and at one point weighing over 300+ pounds. I am kinda wondering what a "real man" size is... i have been wear...
by somberbear
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: We had a sandstorm in Town
Replies: 9
Views: 1068

Re: We had a sandstorm in Town

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by somberbear
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Tomahawk suggestions
Replies: 82
Views: 9799

Re: Tomahawk suggestions

Yea... just sayin... those threads on blade forums.... they just took a 20 buck hawk up to around 100+ dollar hawk... with the work put into them... and they still arn't as good as a 100 buck hawk... due to the metal used... like i said i have a rehardened head trail hawk , epoxy coated with a poly ...
by somberbear
Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Tomahawk suggestions
Replies: 82
Views: 9799

Re: Tomahawk suggestions

i own a few of the cs hawks... frankly i dont like the heat treat on em... they dont hold an edge compared to my other axes.... and frankly hawks tend to be way to small but still heavy... the cheapie cs hammer pole i have... has led to a lotta disappointment.... i do have a trail hawk but its been ...
by somberbear
Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:22 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Tomahawk suggestions
Replies: 82
Views: 9799

Re: Tomahawk suggestions

Bleh skip the CS hawks.... they dont sharpen well , they dull easy , and having to repoll then suck... you shouldnt need set screws....

for 50 bucks i would go with a small wetterlings .... lot sharper , lot nicer
by somberbear
Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Fire hose pants
Replies: 15
Views: 2007

Re: Fire hose pants

dont know ... im a huge fan of fire hose stuff... i been wearing some of it for 4 years... and my jacket has taken 2 years of winter use in a welding shop and glass shop... and various odd jobs and its not showing any of that wear... i did lose a few buttons here and there but that always happends.....
by somberbear
Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: poisonious snakes edible?
Replies: 50
Views: 2450

Re: poisonious snakes edible?

... i have found most snake to be like a chicken/fish cross.... beware of all the tiny pin bones.... but yea its good stuff... om nom nom ... i normaly put it in tinfoil cut up after roasting with some liquid and potatos onions salt and peppered ... they also make pretty good kebabs... or battered a...
by somberbear
Fri Sep 24, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Which Knife SOG or RAT/ESEE 5 (Poll)
Replies: 27
Views: 3419

Re: Which Knife SOG or RAT/ESEE 5 (Poll)

You might wanna re-think the 5 .... its a big big chunk o steel... for most knife chores i would probably go with a 6 or a 4... if i needed to cut myself outta a bunker ... i would pack around the 5 mind you ... but walking around with a few pounds of steel like that... is a little much with my othe...
by somberbear
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: A blade to fit my needs
Replies: 23
Views: 1518

Re: A blade to fit my needs

try one of these

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by somberbear
Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: ZIP TIES WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR!
Replies: 30
Views: 1745

Re: ZIP TIES WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR!

like asking the medical uses of duct tape....

duct tape, epoxy , zip ties , and rope ... are things you must have in a tool box with that you can do about any thing....
by somberbear
Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Who has Bussekin (Busse Combat, ScrapYard, SwampRat)?
Replies: 46
Views: 7209

Re: Who has Bussekin (Busse Combat, ScrapYard, SwampRat)?

i think thats about it for pics right now...... i have some other brands too...
by somberbear
Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:04 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Who has Bussekin (Busse Combat, ScrapYard, SwampRat)?
Replies: 46
Views: 7209

Re: Who has Bussekin (Busse Combat, ScrapYard, SwampRat)? PO

poll does not fit me .... lol i have steel from each company maybe ill post a few picks.... and need i say more then WAKI! also a dfle, s5 , and bwbm in rainwalker leather .... i have a rather large collection right now i need to thin out... update: http://i53.tinypic.com/15h0vg2.jpg http://i51.tiny...
by somberbear
Tue Sep 07, 2010 6:35 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Flashlights
Replies: 23
Views: 925

Re: Flashlights

http://www.4sevens.com/product_info.php ... ts_id=2141" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Olight m21 warrior - 500 lumens...
by somberbear
Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Best method to sharpen an axe?
Replies: 7
Views: 739

Re: Best method to sharpen an axe?

I kinda perfer the mill file to get it about right then take a lansky puck to it to bring out the edge.... its cheap and effective and the combo works on machetes too... right now i use a belt sander.... frankly i have seen what bench and angle grinders do to heat treat... they take off way to much ...
by somberbear
Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: Strange Food combos
Replies: 183
Views: 6523

Re: Strange Food combos

balsamic and green apples
by somberbear
Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: HOW TO CARRY BEER????
Replies: 35
Views: 2041

Re: HOW TO CARRY BEER????

http://morebeer.com/search/102300/beerw ... ap-A-Draft" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

one of these.... with a water cooler bucket filled with ice , with a copper coil threw it like a jockey box... so fresh cold water and cold draft beer...
by somberbear
Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: To kill a mongoose
Replies: 35
Views: 4533

Re: To kill a mongoose

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slender_Mongoose" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I would learn there habits first. that way you can choice the best place to lay your traps ... even with traps you might have to keep watch with a 22 or go in after then and destroy a den site or two. but i ...
by somberbear
Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:32 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Knife styles for a new bush knife
Replies: 9
Views: 777

Re: Knife styles for a new bush knife

well given sears if i recall put his muk in the woodsman trinity i think it was called i been trying to find his book. its good paired with an ax or saw. while the esee is more like a multi tool , it does a lotta things pretty good. the muks are really good at a few things , and not so great at othe...
by somberbear
Sun Jul 18, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Chickens, what do I need?
Replies: 27
Views: 1971

Re: Chickens, what do I need?

some breeds produce rather large eggs... we had a local farm that had chickens that would lay eggs that size and double yokers too. nice orange shells. there are a lotta chickens out there. with a lot of eggs in differnt shapes and sizes. but i dont recall the breed on that farm. If it tasted like c...
by somberbear
Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Learning car maintenance on the cheap
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: Learning car maintenance on the cheap

oddly the best solution i think costs a pritty penny. go to a local Community college and take a few of there night courses. its the fastest way , and also have tools that will take you much much much more money to buy or rent. and it will take a lot of the trial and error and mistakes out of the eq...
by somberbear
Fri Jul 16, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Getting non-hybrid seeds
Replies: 3
Views: 508

Re: Getting non-hybrid seeds

i have been happy with seedsavers.org personaly.
by somberbear
Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: what's this on my corn?
Replies: 16
Views: 946

Re: what's this on my corn?

.... yea thats just the corn silk... its part of the flower that produced the corn.... if you had in the hull corn youll have to clean them out , some verites have differnt tassels .... i have seen orange , red , purple , white and a few others.... theres a lotta types of corn in the world too....
by somberbear
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Extrema Ratio Col Moschin
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: Extrema Ratio Col Moschin

dont know..... what do you plan to do with it? sence i dont know fighting knives that well i could be missing something but at that price point there are a lot of really really good blades and even custom work that can be taken up....

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