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Old 01-20-2015, 11:02 AM   #81
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You take a machete camping ?
There were about 8 of us that trip, and we put it on one of the pulks (sleds). It is a handy tool when deep in the backcountry, just so long as it is easy to get in.

BTW, this was a ways west of the Upper Kananaskis Lake. It was also about 30 years ago.

I do take a small splitting axe with a 2 lb head in the trailer, for splitting firewood.
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:10 AM   #82
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Oh well .... guess that means we can't ask you to demonstrate wood splitting with a machete then......
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:45 AM   #83
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I don't even have a machete any more. I know some guys who do use one, or a bit knife, and just tap it through a round with another chunk of wood.
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Old 01-20-2015, 12:27 PM   #84
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You take a machete camping ?
Of course, it also comes in handy during the Zombie Apocalypse!
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:19 PM   #85
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You take a machete camping ?
What else would one do with a machete?
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:13 AM   #86
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As does a screw driver, kitchen knives, and a samurai sword...
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What else would one do with a machete?
Brian you obviously have not seen this classic film:
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Old 01-22-2015, 12:05 AM   #88
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Brian you obviously have not seen this classic film...
The IMDB link is broken, but I get the idea... There are lots of uses for machetes, but I'm sure I'd find more non-violent ones around a campsite than at home!
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Have you noticed it is "not" cold.....

We are in a heat wave up here in the great white north..... t shirt weather!
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Have you noticed it is "not" cold.....

We are in a heat wave up here in the great white north..... t shirt weather!
It is very mild here in the Midwest and I have a new unused snow blower sitting in the garage. But our weatherman who is quite accurate on long range forecasts says a huge Arctic air mass is coming down by the fifth of Feb. and will last for 3 weeks. Spring isn't here yet. Robert from Texas is waiting until late March to go get his 19 and I think that is playing it smart. Loren
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