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Knife Sharpening

Started this discussion. Last reply by JD Jul 21. 4 Replies

So I have been carrying around an EDC long enough that I can tell its just not sharp anymore. I also recently got a fixed blade knife for camping  that I would like to maintain.A friend of mine had…Continue

45 Minute Full Body Workouts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Jul 13. 38 Replies

I'm trying to get into better shape. I've been able to carve out 45 minutes a day dedicated to exorcise. My goal is to exorcise 6 days a week with a day of rest alternating cardio and weight…Continue

Lessons from Boy Scouts pay off today.

Started Jul 4 0 Replies

I was out kayaking today at the local lake and as we where taught in scouts to leave a place better than you found it, so I routinely pick up trash I find floating in the lake. I was near the…Continue

What is your shower routine?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marvin Jun 29. 14 Replies

So we have a morning routine thread, a night routine thread and shower comes up in these routines but what is your specific shower routine and what products do you use?Mine is.1. Fill mug with hot…Continue

 

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QuackXP replied to Michael Presto's discussion Trying to win a young lady over.
"At leas some seperate paragraphs would have been nice. "
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QuackXP replied to Joshua Hudson's discussion The Real Reason Women Cheat
"Smells like SPAM, so what is this guy selling?"
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QuackXP replied to Sir's discussion Grilling -- how guilty should I feel?
"In an office I once worked at there was one women who would constantly turn up the thermostat to the dismay of all of the rest of the office worksers, mostly male as it was an IT shop but the other females where just as hot. This was also where I…"
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QuackXP replied to Sir's discussion Grilling -- how guilty should I feel?
"Manspreading, I had to google that.  Now I don't care who your are or what group you belong to/identify with. Taking up multiple seats on crowded mass transportation is a douchebag move. I've also seen many women take up two seats…"
Thursday
QuackXP replied to Sir's discussion Grilling -- how guilty should I feel?
"I'm all for equality for everyone women included. But it grinds my gears when feminists attack traditional male behavior saying "you can't do that at all" instead of "include the women who want to". But when what this…"
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QuackXP replied to ClubmanPinaud's discussion Hello all. Does anyone still use iodine on their cuts?
"From what I understand iodine and peroxide for irrigation of woulds has been shown to actually cause more damage that help. Plain water is best to irrigate a wound.  I wash with water, gently blot to dry, add triple antibiotic…"
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"Also call the DA's office see if you can cut a deal to get the charge down to something with no or less points. "
Jul 27
QuackXP replied to Stilyan Starkov's discussion Boy->Man transition
"I would trade my troubles of my 20's any day for the troubles in my 30's."
Jul 23
QuackXP replied to Stilyan Starkov's discussion Boy->Man transition
"Yes. Having good self esteem I think will allow you not to be effected as much by the negative opinions of others. But do not through out all opinions of others. None of us can survive without the help of others %100 of the time. One of the best…"
Jul 22
QuackXP replied to Stilyan Starkov's discussion Boy->Man transition
"I have been through something exactly like that. One of the best ways I can describe it is from this scene of the film Fight Club. Tyler Durden: My dad never went to college, so it was real important that I go.Narrator: Sounds familiar.Tyler Durden:…"
Jul 22
JD replied to QuackXP's discussion Knife Sharpening
"I use a Belgian blue wetstone and a Coticule (www.ardennes-coticule.be), but hey, I'm Belgian..."
Jul 21
JD replied to QuackXP's discussion Roadside Car Repair
"You should always carry a leatherman, maglite, gaffer tape and large zip ties - useful for everythig. Also a good quality wheel wrench, jumper cables and a tow ropeare interesting accessories to keep in your car."
Jul 21
QuackXP replied to O'Neal's discussion What's Wrong with My Pattern?
"Dating older women is probably not going to work. A couple years is one thing but at your age once you start to get around 3-5 years older they are going to want something different even if you think you are an "old soul". I know very few…"
Jul 20
John A. replied to QuackXP's discussion Knife Sharpening
"Agree on the strop.  I do not have to sharpen very often and use my blades daily.  I do however, run them over the strop every night.  I am able to maintain a shaving edge on my EDC blades, though I do rotate through several…"
Jul 20
Liam Strain replied to QuackXP's discussion Knife Sharpening
"The lansky are nice, and very hard to screw up your blades. They don't work well on recurves, but are otherwise handy. I sometimes use mine to help re-profile a troublemaker blade.  But if I were only getting one sharpening system, I…"
Jul 20
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Knife Sharpening

So I have been carrying around an EDC long enough that I can tell its just not sharp anymore. I also recently got a fixed blade knife for camping  that I would like to maintain.A friend of mine had one of the Lansky systems that he swears by. On amazon I found both the 3 and 5 stone varietieshttp://www.amazon.com/Lansky-Standard-Coarse-Sharpening-System/dp/B000B8L6LI…See More
Jul 20

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