"Every western to date either shows guys who are "riding the grub line" or on a cattle drive, where someone else is carting virtually all the food and virtually all their gear. Going any distance without a chuckwagon, you packed the…"
" Anyone going any distance was likely to have along, in addition to the items already mentioned, arbuckle coffee and a bottle of "tarantula juice". The latter was ostensibly for the disinfection of wounds as well as…"
"Some Aboriginal groups in Australia had only 5 artifacts in their culture. A mobile hunter gatherer culture pushes people to have few possessions.
Sometimes the questions is what you can do without, that's how people lived for a huge…"
"Cowboys and many other traveling pioneers had the great luxury of a chuck wagon to carry their food and shelter.
Cowboy clothes were designed to be changed seasonally. A good bed roll and heavy coat or rain slicker depending on…"
"I think you ned to hit the history books or at the very least do some YouTubeing . I have no knowledge of what cowboys carried other than using movies as a reference , but what I have gleaned over the years is that they did it rough and mostly under…"
Late last year I began researching and buying new/better gear and techiques for light/ultralight camping and suddenly last night I had a thought.. cowboys.. haha every western to date shows cowboys riding off with their gear loaded on the back of a horse.. but what gear did they pack? im sure a lot of the items would be found on any modern backpackers checklist but Im just interested to see what they would have considered back then. Then of course my mind goes to the Aboriginal people, what…See More
"Generally there's nothing wrong with umbrellas. In the Pacific Northwest, where there's a steady drizzle for half of the year, you might catch a little flack from people who are used to shrugging off light rain, but other than that I…"
Hey guys,I have a few questions on investing and hopefully you can answer them. I am starting my first job and have just recently graduated from college. I am debt free, own a car (reliable) and making a salary of $65,000.Besides fully contributing into my companies 401k (7%) and getting it matched I would like to start a Roth IRA and possibly invest some into a mutual fund. I plan to basically use the mutual fund as my "emergency money" and let it sit only unless I need to get the money for…See More