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post #2446 of 3498 Old 09-09-2010, 05:50 AM
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post #2447 of 3498 Old 09-11-2010, 02:01 PM
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He was crying about how mad his buddy's were gonna be when they found out I made him throw it all in a stagnat pond.
Why..Why? You're insane.

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Originally Posted by RikRotorhead View Post
Me too. That's a lot of scrap aluminum.
It would make a great playground item for my kids too.
Not to mention any titanium hyd lines...

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Originally Posted by southbound View Post
It was probably a Guard unit out on weekend drill. More than likely they were doing night maneuvers in a convoy formation. My unit does this occasionally. We'll just take the Humvees to the desired location by dirt road and then go straight into the woods following nothing but the map (The Humvees break brush really well and will go just about anywhere) The headlights are turned off. And the tail lamps are covered by a special cap with a small slit in it that allows just enough red light out so the vehicle behind you can stay in formation (aka- cat eyes)- that's why you could barely make out the light. The soldiers on foot are there for security and to help with navigation (night vision). This is nothing new though, my dad said he used to do this stuff back in the 70's with his unit (except they used Jeeps ).

Having a firearm while out in the boonies is always a good idea, but I wouldn't brandish it if you find yourself in the same situation again. They have much bigger weapons .
+1 Good to have a weapon but yeah, you'd probably would have lost. These guys were doing NightNav, when doing Night LandNav on foot we'll find a road or highway and parallel it.. little do the people in the cars know that a 9 man squad armed with M-16's, M240B's, and AT-4's are just in the tree lines on either side of them
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Originally Posted by AUSHii View Post
Why..Why? You're insane.
My dad is a public official and at that time the house belonged to him. Knowing my uncle and how crooked he is I knew he would try to point the finger in the other direction. I've smoked a few but not gonna give that man anything to hold against me.
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Took me forever to read this whole thread!

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found this years ago up in a town called benton in PA used to be an old tannery or something
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Originally Posted by gsaxe View Post

I was going to post this to the scary situation thread but then again we used to cross here for lunch, yes folks thats the border with Mexico. Well it does deter the cattle
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found a cool old bike by the side of an old closed down logging road. doesent look like it has been moved at all in a loooooong time. kinda weird that a street type bicycle was miles out in the bush.

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I have never found anything too cool. I have found a couple of shooting ranges, one was for the old paper mills owner, and one was the old police range.

One time I was leaving my house and a fullsized chevy passed me with some tires that were bigger than my buddies 44. Well I went out to the edge of the county later that day and was just looking for random logging roads and stuff. about 1/4 into the woods I ran into that truck. They had hit a log and snapped the balljoint on their upper control arm. They had been there for about an, as they were about 10 miles away from the nearest building. lucky for them. That would have been a long walk, as there is no cell service out there.

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Found an abandoned campsite from had to be the 1930s-1940s. Small canvas tent, fire ring, clothes strung up on line, old snuff and coffee cans and pots and pans. Looks like somebody was living there and then just left everything they had.
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Originally Posted by HeadlessGiant View Post
Found an abandoned campsite from had to be the 1930s-1940s. Small canvas tent, fire ring, clothes strung up on line, old snuff and coffee cans and pots and pans. Looks like somebody was living there and then just left everything they had.
Cool. Sounds like someone either died or went to the pokey.
What's amazing is that all that stuff is still there this long later.


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a couple old bikes i found mixed in with a pile of sticks. i dragged em out to get a better look at them but theyre pretty mangled

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