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I’m in the UK, Cornwall. What kind of fish abunds and what gear? Is a 3mm wetsuit and 100cm barrel right for general use?
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>>1320450
I don't know much about that board so I don't know what you mean.
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>>1320451
The spear (clue is in the name) actually travels pretty far on land, a good 10m of damage at least. It’s the water that slows it down and requires such a long barrel and length. The British police confiscate sporks and bike pumps as dangerous weapons, and there’s currently a bloke in prison in Scotland for being caught in the woods camping with a pocketknife in his bag.

But then again, Cornwall doesn’t have any pakis or wogs (a huge amount of immigrants come from places where conflicts are resolved with machetes, the whole reason You Need A Loicense White Citizen) so the police don’t have to worry about being racist cuckolds so they’re a lot more decent there from the couple times I’ve visited

Still wouldn’t risk carrying anything dodgy looking. Put your gun in a pvc tube Op
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>>1320451
>implying that authoritarian island hell's policies are dictated by logic and not blatant power grabs spurred by fear mongering
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You know what, Cornholer, I'm sorry for getting political. Domesticity pisses me off and I see it as a threat to our hobbies, but this is /out/ and you just wanna shoot some fuckin fish. So just ignore all this shit:
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Anyone left their significant other in a city to move back to nature?
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>>1318375
Hey OP, what significance does your original pic of Hopper have for you?
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>>1319850
Not much - just that he left LA to move to Taos
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All these incel cucks focusing on some fag and his bitch.

I miss my old friends to but fuck living in the city. Fuck the people who think going to the mall is fun. Fuck hearing cops ambulances and fure trucks all the time. And fuck anyone who decides to suffer everyday just to get laid. Spend 200 on a hooker and go back home if your that desperate.

I will never live in a big city ever again. I have rejected 6 jobs now that paid 160k + because there in. Chimpcago , Shitattle , los chinkos, san faggots , and new jork where all the Yankee hippys pay 2k a month to live in a box where when you go outside it smells like piss and shit everywhere.

Enjoy your city tinder girls. Like pic related. I'll enjoy my 150 acres.
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>>1320448
t. inbred hick
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>>1320448
East of Eden tier

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I need a good fishing Kayak for under $600, I'm not opposed to getting a used one, just need a good brand (on the larger side, so i need a sturdy boat)
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Somewhere in central Texas
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>>1319683
where you at nogga

I've got one I'd sell for $400
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Travis county
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>>1319683
Lose weight and get a job
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>>1319683
If you had money I’d say to get outriggers

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>90+% humidity
>no breeze
>85 degrees out but feels like 100
>every article of clothing and piece of gear somehow has a thin film of sweat on it
>insects that are normally bearable now assault eyes, ears, nostrils unceasingly
>4 mile hike feels like 8 miles
>nothing to do but take smoke baths and try to nap


How in the fuck do we deal with extreme humidity when out, boys? I'll take heat, I'll take cold, I'll take storms, but humidity really takes the wind out of my sails when it comes to being /out/. If I have to work outside in the humidity, fine, I'll suck it up, but recreationally hiking and camping and what have you in the humidity really drains my motivation. Really just venting here because this shit has been going on for two months and this has been the worst year for humidity on record in ages.
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>>1320152
There both physiological and psychological reasons for it.
t. Also a winterfag who loathes summer.
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>>1320182
Annexation of Canada soon. May need to genocide the natives though.
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>>1320199
please enlighten us
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>>1320152
Everything these anons say is true
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>>1320182
>Believing in climate change

Found the retard

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Lads I don't know what to do anymore, no matter how good I prepare my feet always end up in this absolute state. Yelp
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Fixing your feet is on library genesis. Cheers.
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>>1310023
I was about to post this, I honestly thought OP was a woman at first.
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>>1320174
>Hairy as fuck leg
Jebus anon what type of tail have you been getting lately?
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>>1319667
Well anon, just because it's not wrong doesn't mean it's not wrong.
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>>1319685
explane this webm

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About to purchase 15 acres of land. Has water, sewage, and electric hookups. About 11 acres are cleared pasture where the current owner uses for making hay bales. The rest of the area is wooded.

What should I do with the land to maximize the 11 acres and pay off this $500/month loan payment + taxes and insurance. I did the math and making hay bales wouldn't even cover the monthly payment. Not sure on local laws about livestock but I was thinking of pasteurizing goats and starting a market garden.

I'm young and live with my parents, and just wanted to own land. Fuck paying hundreds of dollars every month for a house on a 500 square foot plot. Hopefully someday I will build a house on it.
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>>1315917
I'm currently in college but self supporting (no parents) and live off of 660/mo. Rent is 429, food is $60, and the rest goes to gas and weed. Utilities are included. It ain't hard.
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Just to pile on, my median income gross per family is something like 40k. 2000 a month easily be lived on with spare for establishing savings.

I grew up well off in a more affluent area. Sounds like the original skeptic was from the same background and hadn't experienced anything else yet.

OP, figure out what sells well at local gmfarmers markets and no co ops. Food is a great way to pick up part time cash
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>>1318566
What do you buy with the $60?
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>>1316187
It's literally one side sperging on the other for not throwing all their money at food just because they can. If you're spending more than $8-$10 a day on food you're literally wasting your money and were probably raised by parents who ordered delivery or ate out because they couldn't cook worth a shit. You'd be amazed how much good food you can make on a budget with a crockpot and a couple brain cells. TLDR - just end it now fattie
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>>1315706
Fertilize it naturally over the years to restore soil. Once every three months or so. Find some compost or something not harsh.

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What's the best bag you own /out/?
The bag you would bet your life upon.
It can be a duffel, backpack, or even a goddamn fanny pack.
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Golite breeze
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>>1320110

if I had to choose between my rhino ruck or my eberlestock g4 operator I would probably choose the rhino ruck.
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Osprey levity. Pricey but worth every penny. Considering getting the 60L but my 45 suits me fine for 5 nights and under which is all ive ever done
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Forgot pic
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MAXPEDITION CONDOR II trust me bro

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Anyone here do any bicycle touring and camping? Whats your gear pro tips?

Im planning on touring west of ireland on a 3 speed dutch style bike with panniers and stealth camping.
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>>1318785
>Any bike can do it provided its metal and you have the wheels.
That's technically true but not very helpful, some bikes are definitely better at certain things than others, and some are more versatile at multiple things than others.
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>>1283117

You need to see your front wheel, especially on poorly maintained roads. Never mount a bag on the handlebars.
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>>1316190
The gearing is a very casual 38/18. Whenever the climbs got too steep I just got off my bicycle and walked. Can't imagine it damaged my knees all that much.
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>>1319987
People have been using handlebar bags for 100 years and most of them didn't die from it, you nervous nellie, besides, you're supposed to be looking at the road ahead not straight down so you have time to react.
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>>1283117
You can cut corners everywhere but never skimp on a good seat, get a brooks saddle and you'll be laughing, I rode for 2 months to Spain on a brand new Brooks without any cream or padding and didn't get a single sore

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Looking to camp and hike through the lost nation's woods this week anyone else ever been here

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I know there's at least a couple of you here doing this, recently I was told to try it and go to a race and I got interested in actually give it a try. Any advice? Poles, no poles? Hydration pack, no hydration pack?
All expertise is highly appreciated.

>it's just running bro
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>>1317455
>stretching is a crutch
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>>1317432
Right that makes sense. I was pretty surprised at that pace. Those numbers still look good to me though. Certainly you have a base fitness level to complete the race. As an aside runners are pretty comfortable using km because we all do 5ks. No need to convert. Replying mainly to bump the thread so you get some more useful advice. Perhaps other ultra marathon runners can talk about races they've run.
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>>1319172
Yeah, having more anons sharing their experiences and maybe discussing next races, gear, fitness and all would be pretty cool. Maybe some pics too, thread is still young so there's plenty of replies left before it dies.
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>>1312466
you dont need to disassemble them, you use them to go uphill, then just hold them, or better, swing them around as you run down.
In the Alps its a big help when you have to go up long slopes. Going down, a bit of extra weight wont slow you.
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>>1312466
There's a large gap between a gentle slope and 'challenging terrain'. Poles can be collapsed and assembled mid-run.

>>1319180
What I started doing is to trace the altitude graph in my notebook (yeah, paper baby) and annotate it with various pieces of information.

Snowline, aid stations, what kind of food I get where,how much to carry myself, technical sections, how much to eat where, altitude, pacing ideas, etc

The days before the race I re-trace it again and again with a pen, visualising the route in quite some detail. I typically have GMaps 3d view to help me 'see' the route more clearly. The idea is to commit as much to memory as possible so I can make better decisions, manage resources, pace myself, and motivate myself during the run. It also completely replaced race anxiety with focused anticipation.

Works incredibly well for runs with a lot of varying terrain and endless ascents.

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Old thread reached bump limit and 404'd, so I figured I'd start a new one of these. Share your new and old recordings, tips and tricks, gear and equipment recommendations, etc.
Just went out in the field with my new Tascam DR-100MkIII. Was rather impressed with the preamps and quality of the recordings but I still have to get the hang of the proper input levels.

Here's a recording taken today at a new spot I visited, along with the desert spring in pic related. The recording has been unedited aside from cutting off the head and tail of the recording and boosting the loudness to TR-B32 standards. I had the input levels set at "18.0" while recording, as well as the built-in low-cut filter set to 220Hz. Huge improvement over the DR-05, probably even more so when I get better at using the device to its full potential. Let me know what you think, thanks! The band-tailed pigeons periodically hooting in the background are my favorite part. Thankfully the recorder did not pick up much of the thousands of flies/mosquitos/annoying flying insects swarming my exposed skin and face. They weren't bad in the meadow areas but were hellish in the shade of the forest canopy.

https://soundcloud.com/user-131425979/thunder-spring
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bump, made some recordings today. Forgot my headphones so couldn't tell what it sounded like in the field, have to check them out later and see if I got anything worth keeping. It was really windy so not expecting much.

I did see some cool stuff though, including this dogfight between a red-tailed hawk and an aggressive small bird. The small one actually landed a few hits.
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4:29:25
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A sign in the Brussels lace need to go out and record
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>>1312637
wow what a mountian of difference between the two, I'm definitely leaning towards the 100mkIII after hearing that
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bamp

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Are unisex wetsuits a meme or do they fit both men and women somewhat properly?
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>>1319587
i know its not the asnwer you want to hear, but i would recommend trying on any wetsuit before you buy it. and i dont know if i would go unisex. it makes sense if you a run a rental company but you want your wetsuit to fit your right.
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ayoooo my brotha.

you raft, surf, or dive?
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>>1319600
>>1319602
I have a few suits I got after trying them on, I was mostly just wondering since I've never tried unisex ones and figured they might be a meme. It seems most diving classes are taught using them, but most of the gear they use is ill fitting anyway so it wouldn't surprise me if they're all using poorly fitting wetsuits as well.
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>>1319615
not a meme, just an option. stop worrying about what people will think of you and worry about what's good for yourself
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>>1319593
oh shit it's the thread police

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Oh hey guys, planning to enjoy the outdoors today?
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*blocks your path*
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STOP RESISTING

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>want to start going more /out/
>friends only want to do day hikes and parents worried I'm going to hurt myself
Why do people hate nature so?
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>>1319318
>Generation Zyklon B g-guys
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>>1319318
OP these guys are dicks. There is obviously something more going on here. My Ex-girlfriend's younger brother had stuff going on too so I'm somewhat familiar with what i guess is the scene.

If you think you are ready to handle an overnight alone, its something you are going to have just do. Explain to your parents what skills you have and what precautions you will take. write it down a full plan and why it is a safe endeviour for you to take. have someone you trust go over it with you before presenting to your parents. sit them down and lay it out.
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>>1319318
You should've been working part time and summers since age 12 to pay for buying a car and moving out when you finish highschool at age 17/18.

Like everyone else says, get a job and move out when you can afford it. Parents shouldn't be controlling you this much at age 20.
Hell by the time I was 22 I was traveling around the world. I haven't even lived in my home country for 15 years. Just do what you want to. Don't live your life for someone else, or you'll end up cucked like Luke Skywalker, stuck working on your uncle's farm cuz he needs you for "just one more harvest"
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Start with the day hikes. Acquire gear/experience over time. Find places you'd like to spend more time in.
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>tfw want to go /out/ more
>no nearby woods to inna
>no car to drive to woods
>only piece of wilderness nearby that I could potentially walk to is a state """""campground"""""

How do I get my GF into fishing?
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>>1319641
here is a better question. How does you're girlfriend get you to do something you're not interested in?
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>>1320154

I am the only man on /out/ that walks alone
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>>1319641
>my gf

y-yeah, i totally k-know what to do in this situation
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>>1320166
No, I walk this empty street as well.
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>>1320183
I wish I had a gf



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