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by Okcmco
Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Fire Methods
Topic: My first attempt to start a fire with steel and flint
Replies: 7
Views: 3171

Re: My first attempt to start a fire with steel and flint

I never thought of that method of holding the tender above the Flint and striking the Flint with the Steel. I’ll give that a try next time


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by Okcmco
Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Fire Methods
Topic: Natural tinders
Replies: 19
Views: 5384

Re: Natural tinders

A recent trip with smoky Radley to the Arbuckle Mountains, I found a good quality of the inner bark of the cottonwood tree. It worked quite well but I admit I didn’t try it with a Ferro rod. I can usually find good and fine dry cedar park and I have been successful with that with a ferro rod. Smokie...
by Okcmco
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Bags, Packs, Satchels
Topic: Oklahoma blanket pack outing
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Re: Oklahoma blanket pack outing

with the proper "burrito" wrap or the diamond bedroll wrap, I would go about 35 in calm weather, with clean fresh long johns and sock. Our goal was to use the fire in front and our emergency blankets in a half shelter to reflect the fire's heat down to us. I would have been confident to about 25 deg...
by Okcmco
Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Bags, Packs, Satchels
Topic: Oklahoma blanket pack outing
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Re: Oklahoma blanket pack outing

Two packs. One with a Blanket from Alpaca Warehouse and an older Early’s Whitney 5 point blanket (the traditional one was the Whitney
by Okcmco
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Bags, Packs, Satchels
Topic: Oklahoma blanket pack outing
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Oklahoma blanket pack outing

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Been smoky Radley and I at Camp Classen
by Okcmco
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Just going to leave this right here - Interesting read
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Just going to leave this right here - Interesting read

Interesting part about crimes going unpunished. I know some will dis agree with this but it seems like we have an administration that is just completely flaunting it’s disregard for any laws we have. It seems like there are figures in the government who are just doing what they want and do not seem ...