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25 Unusual Lessons From Long-Term Camping

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If you’ve ever gone long term camping, you’ll be nodding your head in agreement, and then will have plenty more observations to add to this list. The more camping and outdoor skills you have, the better. Just a few days ago, I was contacted by a man who is now homeless and plans on living in his car as well as a tent, when the weather is conducive.

  1. Snails can CEMENT themselves to nearly anything, and often they will do it in the least expected places.
  2. You MUST make peace with the giant spiders. They eat mosquitoes.
  3. Raccoons have no respect for personal property.
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What Do You Need to Live in a Tent for a Long Period of Time

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A 16 x 16 foot military tent

Lately I have been thinking about what it would be like to live in a tent for a substantial period of time.  This came about as the result of a discussion on what type of tent would be best.  The conclusion that I have came to is that I don’t really know what would be the best brand. When I was at the Expo in Utah last week, I saw several and they were not cheap.

After looking at them, I came to some conclusions on what I want in a tent. Out of the ones that I saw, I liked the new 16×16 military tent.…

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Staying warm in Your Home

Since this is the beginning of winter, I feel it is time for a post on cold weather survival.  Now I am not talking about outside in the brush, but in your home.  I know many people that for financial or other reasons do not have alternate means of heat in their homes.

In extreme situations where you do not have alternate means of heating, there are a few things you can do to help yourself.  One of course is to isolate the warmest room in your home from the rest of your house.  This will normally be a room with south facing windows. …

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More Information on the Eureka Assault Outfitter 4 Tent

A couple of weeks ago, I put up a review on the Eureka Assault Outfitter 4 tent.  This last week, I spent several days at the beach.  I camped near some sand dunes for my grandchildren’s benefit.  They are young and love to play on the dunes.  The tent my wife and I choose to use was the Assault Outfitter 4.

My wife and I found the tent easy to sent up and take down.  During the time we were there it was exposed to winds in excess of thirty miles per hour.  The tent never wavered.  The vestibule system worked well. …

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