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by JACKANGUS
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: does anyone know if this company is legit?????
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: does anyone know if this company is legit?????

There's an address & number here - http://www.firestormkit.co.uk/index.php?route=information/contact Why not give em a ring? Looks like the site is broken for some reason. It's a real looking sight that's for sure. It looks like they have some great gear but when you look at the reviews they seem t...
by JACKANGUS
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Bulk Mylar Bags & Oxygen Absorbers Purchase
Replies: 51
Views: 53210

Re: Bulk Mylar Bags & Oxygen Absorbers Purchase

When I bought oxygen absorbent bags they were nicely sealed in an airtight bag, but all in the one. Would have been useful if they could have been sealed in separate pouches to allow for not having to use all at once. I lost several. I feel your pain. You can buy seperate oxy absorbers but they are...
by JACKANGUS
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Bulk Mylar Bags & Oxygen Absorbers Purchase
Replies: 51
Views: 53210

Re: Bulk Mylar Bags & Oxygen Absorbers Purchase

I honestly would not bother with food grade buckets they are too expensive and the foods are not going to be touching the bucket anyway they will be in the Mylar bags. I have Twenty, 20 ltr buckets full of mylar food that i did about 5 years ago that I got from the hardware store and they are fine. ...
by JACKANGUS
Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2319

Re: Reccomend a Bergen for me.

I picked mine up for £65 2nd hand. Any ideas where i could get one second hand? The Army surplus stores are shut atm. The stores in NZ are opening on Tuesday so they are going to send me pics of a few bergens. I would much rather go into the store but who knows when the stores will physically be op...
by JACKANGUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2319

Re: Reccomend a Bergen for me.

If you can try before you buy. Back length can play a significant role in a good pack My go to pack for 22 years in the Military was a Berghaus Vulcan. Still available and built like a tank. Capacity of 100 litres. Newer version is the Centurio 90/20 MMPS. Nowadays with my lightwieght kit dialled i...
by JACKANGUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: does anyone know if this company is legit?????
Replies: 3
Views: 664

does anyone know if this company is legit?????

Firestormkit.co.uk

Anyone know if this site is to be trusted? They have some really cool Bergens for sale but their reviews are terrible.
Cheers.
by JACKANGUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2319

Re: Reccomend a Bergen for me.

If you can try before you buy. Back length can play a significant role in a good pack My go to pack for 22 years in the Military was a Berghaus Vulcan. Still available and built like a tank. Capacity of 100 litres. Newer version is the Centurio 90/20 MMPS. Nowadays with my lightwieght kit dialled i...
by JACKANGUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Bush craft knife
Replies: 6
Views: 1004

Re: Bush craft knife

pseudonym wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:37 pm
No point asking me.....

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I had a problem at one time :oops: :mrgreen:
That's hilarious :D I love they look the same apart from the handles. No problem if you lose a knife :lol:
by JACKANGUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: introduction
Replies: 8
Views: 6293

Re: introduction

Hi everyone, my name is Lee and I have just joined this forum. I am ex military and have been keen on prepping and bush craft for a number of years now. I am very keen to get my son into it too. He is 12. I'm looking forward to learning from you guys and getting to know you all. Thanks Guys, look fo...
by JACKANGUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2319

Reccomend a Bergen for me.

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I live in New Zealand but originally from Scotland. Been in NZ for just shy of 20 years. I am ex British military and have been prepping for a few years. Since the Christchurch earthquakes. I have been putting up with cheap civillian rucksacks for ages now and I want to ge...