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by spindrift
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: clansman radios
Replies: 19
Views: 15189

Re: clansman radios

ahh the trusty Clansman.

Did all my training on that kit back when i wore green.
by spindrift
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Polish Lavvu Tent
Replies: 21
Views: 10534

Re: Polish Lavvu Tent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j43Ii_64U48

Really good review of one here. Just persevere through the first 30 seconds of photos and stuff and then its all video.
by spindrift
Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Would anyone use an LBV??
Replies: 22
Views: 3599

Re: Would anyone use an LBV??

Ignore the idiotic sarcasm there fella, you can buy civilian load carrying vests from many good hunting/outdoor supplies shops that dont have "mag" carrying capacity. So need to tape your "mags" together Somali (insert racist stereo type) style. Personally i think it would be a good plan as many can...
by spindrift
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from Lancashire
Replies: 5
Views: 908

Re: Hello from Lancashire

Welcome aboard buddy. Im North west to, East Lancs actually.
by spindrift
Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Good old map and compass
Replies: 5
Views: 2988

Re: Good old map and compass

Slazanger wrote:whats wrong with taking out your boots, the map, a sarnie and walking routes you know, but stopping to pinpoint yourself on the map given the info available ?
What Slazanger said, nothing compares to practice.
by spindrift
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: My Stealth Permanent Camp/Bug Out Location.
Replies: 161
Views: 16610

Re: My Stealth Permanent Camp/Bug Out Location.

Get yourself a british army goretex bivi bag and a decent 4 season sleeping bag. Roll mat in the bivi bag and your golden. I did this on exercise in Canada and woke up under a couple of inches of snow, hardy noticed!
by spindrift
Wed May 21, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: My Stealth Permanent Camp/Bug Out Location.
Replies: 161
Views: 16610

Re: My Stealth Permanent Camp/Bug Out Location.

Whisper wrote:at a guess, I'd say you are camped in a pheasant pen. The fence is to keep birds enclosed and safe from foxes etc whilst they acclimatise to the wild before the shooting season starts.
Thats what I thought as well. Seem them often on Salisbury plain.
by spindrift
Tue May 20, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: EDCs, BOBs, GHBs
Topic: B.O.B
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Re: B.O.B

Id say definatly use bags and maybe a liner like this from aldi

https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/specialbuys/t ... uffle-bag/

on sale Thursday.
by spindrift
Tue May 06, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Virtual EDC - which digital survival kits do you carry?
Replies: 2
Views: 875

Re: Virtual EDC - which digital survival kits do you carry?

Disaster alert - Gives advance warning of disasters worldwide. Useful and fascinating, but annoying sometimes. Well worth a look. Camscanner - Superb app that allows you to take photos of documents, it'll then sort out the edges and save it as a pdf document. Navigation - which is a satnav tied in w...
by spindrift
Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Caravan as a retreat
Replies: 17
Views: 3300

Re: Caravan as a retreat

Thats a wicked idea. Well thought out and jealousy provoking :)