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  1. Military Weapons Forum
    So I was attempting to replace the stock on my Arsenal SGL 21 with an East German wire folder and I found the rear trunnion's screw was so tight that I ended up stripping it, unable to remove the original stock. I've tried a rubber band, steel wool, drilling a new slot, super glue with another...
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I came across this website! Drill your own well. Good info on this site especially for all the "off the grid" enthusiasts or places in remote areas. USE PVC as your drill! Why pay those expensive fees to hire someone else to do the work. This site is dedicated to technique and is not one of...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A friend of mine wants to build an underground sHipping crate shelter. He's seen several designs here and on other websites and he is trying to get a fix of what it will really cost him to do it. If he just looks at the base cost of buying two 30 foot shipping containers lining them with...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    A lot of people spend way too much money on name brand hiking/camping items. The majority of the gear that I use is all homemade by myself. I believe that homemade gear is paramount to store bought gear because it is cheaper and serves the same purpose without paying for a brand just because...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Its gonna be a side project but I want to be able to have a removable solar unit, to help run other apliances in these hotter than hell southern California summers when ac is going to be eating up my money this place is a rental so cant do too much to it but any warnings tips/tricks. possible...
  6. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Does anyone else know anti-DIY people? I know people who jog 5 miles/day, but they'll also pay money for Culligan Water to be delivered to their office instead of simply carrying a 1 gallon jug of home filtered water every week to the office like me. Or people who pay someone $75/hour to fix...
  7. DIY - Do It Yourself
    There have been many posts on water purification, and I have posted this simple DIY on a few of those threads, but I thought it would be nice to dedicate a thread to the DIY water purification system. To start off you will need a few supplies 1. A tube-Bamboo is the traditional tube, but PVC...
  8. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Hooray for the new DIY section! To get things started, lets get a listing of all the great DIY sites out there that inspire us and keep us off the couch on those lazy weekend mornings! www.instructables.com I love this site! http://www.readymade.com/projects (My wife's version of Make Magazine)...
  9. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Not sure where to put this, since I can't find a DIY board, so MODS move it as you see fit. Kydex, put simply, is a thermoplastic sheet which can be molded to form-fit nearly any shape. It comes in various colors, and is used to make custom holsters for firearms, knives, axes, and other tools...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    i just stumbled onto a material called tyvek and it seems to be used to make supper lightweight tents, ground cloths ext here is a link to a great thread or 2 on its uses hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=524. teamgunnparker.com/downloads.php?cat_id=1&download_id=3 Pluss it is...
  11. DIY - Do It Yourself
    A while back, I did a post regarding how we'd save the wealth of information that's on these forums. (Besides printing out every single page of the thousands of ebooks :p) I talked about getting a decent USB stick and putting all the info that's available on the site into the usb stick. (Yes...
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