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>watch American knife review of a bushcraft knife
>“Yea when I stabbed it into a tree and twisted it back and forth the tip bent and batoning this hard wood twisted the blade so it sucks!!”
>“What if I’’m in a desperate survival situation with ONLY this knife??!!”

Why do Americans have such a delusional attitude towards their knives?
In Europe everyone will just use an axe to chop wood, or only use the knife to split a log then a wedge to break it.

I just want a reasonable review of a knife, not see idiots try to cut a huge log in half with it.
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Soak it in oil should work.
Noife recovered by London PD after a lapse in a tea loicense led to a house check. Note the aggressive design and razor sharp edges. Truly an instrument of terror.
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Perfect size for my wallet.
good way to miss your flight at the airport

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an Arabian gal explored an abandoned mansion then slept in it and is still sleeping as i’m posting this
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I am convinced that you dont have the balls to shoot someone. You talk too much about it, you try to be so proud and confident that I call it bullshit. You would shit yourself. You would cry for mercy. You are a coward

Indeed anything in America is 10x times more life threatening than the same activity on european soil. But im not talking about statistics, Im talking about the posibility of something like this happening and how vulnerable you would be in that situation
The scene I wanted to post is on 1:03:41 from the video
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>UK laws changed last year so now trespass is a more serious offence, you can be arrested for it and charged.
looked into this and it's not that serious. if you leave when asked and don't cause "significant" damage you'll be fine. this seems more targeted at squatters.
>Indeed anything in America is 10x times more life threatening
yeah it's not the fact that it's in america that is the cause of the danger ...

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>Disadvantage of boots is mentioned
"That's a boot problem"

>Disadvantage of trail runners is mentioned
"That's a you problem"

Why are trail runner advocates so intellectually dishonest?
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because it turns out having no feet due to trench foot is not very fun.
I don't see you linking the archives of the posts you're proporting.
...but . . . but in the spring we can get some real nasty storms. Sometimes it rains a whole 3 inches a day
Storms here are usually shorter, but heavy, generally over 1” per hour.
>2x’s faster
Boots will remain dry until the next day. Trail runners dry off in an hour. The only reason having wet feet is an issue is because you don’t hike enough to have calluses so your shaft vagina-like feet are prone to blisters.

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fire lookout thread, gonna dump a few of my own photos.

this is an R6 cab on 40' poles
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Cable is no longer necessary in the age of satellites, internet, and streaming services.
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Looks familiar, whereabouts?
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I've interacted with a few tower folks over the years, they are all just a little odd.
my dad has an oregon fire lookout facebook page that he created that became way bigger than I thought it would and now its like a gathering place for everyone to give each other tips and share guidelines for the fire lookouts, funny cause he can barely plan ahead long enough to do it anymore but he had a great run. stayed at one with just him and there was so much firewood and an axe so I split logs all day and burned a fire forever
im in that facebook group, funny small world

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Spill the beans on what first aid kit pouches do you use and what's inside?
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>first aid kit
>not one, but *two* guns
First and second aid
Paper towels work enough. I've used paper towel/electric tape bandages to make it through the day. The kind of paper in those foldable napkins from restaurants works better though. As someone else pointed out irrigation is important so have some water around.
None because I'm not a faggot that can't hike out with a booboo
If it's serious enough to need immediate care, I'm fucked regardless and I accept my fate.
>I am helpless and incompetent
>no, I won't improve my skillset, I would rather die
Why wait for critical injury when you can save time and off yourself now

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Bought a Patagonia torrentshell 3l rain jacket for daily use and hiking. With discounts I paid 130 dollars. Did I fall for a meme? I took it out for a hike and it seemd to be water resistant it's also nice having a lifetime warranty. Thoughts?
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Euro reading comprehension Tbh
Ya fine price if u got the cash and want a good rain jacket. Can you ice climb in it? Does it handle snow well?
Can you look good in your office in it?
>Calls every piece of revolutionary breathable fabric trash
>wears a trash bag that flaps open when there's any wind, getting you wet, anyway

Nigga, you retarded.
I stay dry. How long do you make it before wetting out? 30 minutes?

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I was thinking of killing myself like Chris McCandles and venturing into the desert.
Is this too unoriginal?
I've always wanted to larp as a pioneer so this seems like a good way to do both.
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i think its very selfish to go out into wilderness and kill yourself and leave your plastic and metal clothes and gear that wont degrade, or let the microplastics in your body into the organisms that will feed on your corpse
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i also hate my life but i am giving it one last shot this year, job Y, car N, girlfriend N, trying to get them, then if things are still as shit next year, time for permanent outing:
Jesus Christ, we already have a fucking thread about this idiot WITH THE SAME EXACT PHOTO >>2690175
Read the fucking catalog before posting
Clearly one thread full of retards posting "but did you know he died" over and over just wasn't enough
just join the 12 tribes
you will own nothing but you will be happy

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Can you fend off a boar with a stick or hiking pole alone?
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>but I've fucked horses before.

Yeah we've all fucked your mom too, anon
>US doesnt have boars
ive killed so fucking many of them what are you talking about mien guy
>lived in OK for a bit and every night i would have to either pop shots or just open fire on em to keep them from killing my chickens and fuckin dog.
those are feral domestiated pigs introduced by europeans. the only wild pigs of the americas are javelinas
I mean, they aren't native, but we do have them.
I literally just looked this up out of curiosity. Turns out they were introduced in the 1900s intentionally for sport hunting.
Anyways, while you may very well be technically right (the best kind of right) regarding the differences between boars and pigs (I have next to no knowledge on what makes them any different) the two species still do inhabit the same region, so effectively it's a question of the difference between breeds of dog when OP asks what is sufficient to fend them off. You can punt kick a chiwawa fifty yards, but daisy the pitbull will fuck you up if you aren't prepared.
I stand by my advice.
hey. shut the fuck up. Ive had to kill these fucking things all the time, just cause you dont know the difference between a farm pig and a boar doesnt mean i dont
>muh true boar blahblah blah shut the fuck up

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let's suppose i want to go here. how could i unironically get there
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algeria-mauritanian border is heavily patrolled by military to stop Sahrawi rebels. Also Algeria is pretty controlling to tourists, you need to inform officials where you will stay, what you will do etc etc. Morocco>Mauritania>Mali will be better. or even better just fly to mali
I'd rather go to Niger to see the Air Mountains or Chad to see the Tibesti mountains.


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Algeria and Mali border each other

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I want to attempt one of these. I will be in West Virginia next week. Every cool site I see was demolished in 2000-2010, probably so the mothman has nowhere to hide. Where do I go, /out/?
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Welcome to /out/, you stupid tourist.
I would love to know if anyone tried the Detroit challenge.
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I haven't seen this one before, thanks for posting
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Are these even worth it or should I just get a proper balaclava?
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Do neck gaiters have any advantages over a regular scarf?
>>>2699079 (You)
>You taking orders?
Sure, but only if you're from Poland as well; I don't do international shipping.
> I do have access to one, but need to learn…
It's really not that hard Anon, I'm sure you could figure it out in one evening.

any pictures?
also what's the price
>$15 for a small tubular section of fabric
Yes, but it's well executed. No seam, soft, exactly the right amount of insulation for the intended purpose of covering your face during high intensity activity.

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>Keeps you warm without spending a fortune on it
Nothing personal
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I just need my thermal long johns and undershirt that cost me about 20 euros and im fine in most conditions, in fact im probably overheating if im doing any significant movement.
t. northern-irish anon who knows the cold and wind
I didn't know that it was that cold there, is that why you guys are wearing balaclavas all the time?
its that kind of wet/windy cold, which is much worse than dry cold at much lower temperatures. I've been to a load of cold countries in europe and its never as bad as being inna mountains in ireland when its raining/windy. And yes, I do live a good balaclava
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this + speedo is my west coast winter fit, can't be beat
Holy based!
I hope you get the chance to catch one of those fuckers by the throat one day.
>who's paralyzed now, sucka?

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i want to see fishe
*meaning buying your own gear
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>how expensive/hard/safe/fun
Pretty cheap once you buy your gear.
Not at all once you know what you're doing.

LMAO. Make sure you leave your suicide note somewhere obvious first.
Why would you risk death and thousands of dollars scuba diving when you can snorkel and free dive like humans were meant to? Anything you can see scuba diving you can see with a snorkel and a lungful of air.
>Anything you can see scuba diving you can see with a snorkel and a lungful of air.
That's just straight up wrong
Get proper training so you don't die like a dumbass
Get the cheapest snorkel you can find and insert yourself in the nearest semi-safe body of water. If you're feeling particularly faggy get some flippers too, theyre not too pricy
depends on a lot of factors cheap to ultra expensive all are possible
pretty easy for normal openwater stuff ccan obviously always get harder but most people can get used to it quickly
depends on your type of diving but generally ultra safe
unparalleled its like being an astronaut
t. over 150 dives been doing it for a few years now also a bunch of threads on /xs/ about it if you want to check it out. would recommend just going for a trial dive at a resort to make up your mind first generally pretty cheap

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there was a dead possum on the side of the road and i felt bad for it so i went to bury it. there was a guy who was sitting in his driveway and i asked him if he wanted to come bury it with me and he looked at me like i wanted to hurt him. i feel like shit now. did i do anything wrong, i mean i know its really strange but did i do something morally wrong.
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>did i do something morally wrong.
Nah bro, most people just lack empathy for anyone or anything they're not instructed to empathise with.
Don't feel bad OP. But make sure the pain is actually dead and not just playing possum
You got lucky.

Coupla good ol boys down the road decided to take a picture with a dead opossum. It reared up while he was posing and bit the one fell's nipple clean off.
People just have different cultural context and experiences that they view situations through. OP did nothing wrong and neither did the guy. OP just needs to learn to brush that shit off and do what he wants to regardless.
Did you actually bury it?

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Basically I want to explore ancient ruins by torchlight. I'd also like to find treasure (if possible,) and test my blade against whatever happens to live in those ruins.
Dead serious. I'm bored of the bland day to day, and I've always dreamed of becoming an adventurer. I'm in Europe and can travel anywhere, am in peak physical shape, and have hoarded weapons from Kult of Athena.
Any recommendations? Thanks bros.
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Goth girls on tinder do be getting wet from spooky adventures
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Abandoned mine sites are pretty cool places to explore. Especially in the US as most good urbex locations tend to be in cities with the exception of abandoned mines or other out-of-the-way facilities.

OP, here's a youtube channel you might enjoy. Not sure if these are the vibes you're looking for, but I enjoy it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kw_x0VU7eA
> OP, here's a youtube channel you might enjoy. Not sure if these are the vibes you're looking for, but I enjoy it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kw_x0VU7eA [Embed]
Very based. Thanks very much!
>He hasn't delved into the tunnels with his way illuminated by torchlight
Why even live
That's actually a pretty fuckin cozy video

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