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  1. New Member Introductions
    Does anybody have a good source for decent clothing patterns? I've found wool blankets on the cheap, and I'm interested in making some rugged pants and probably a jacket layer or a poncho liner with hood and two sided pocket. Also looking for ideas for a base layer on a budget. I remember...
  2. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I bought one of these last year for a trip to Europe over the winter, and it quickly became my favorite shirt! It's made of merino wool, is very comfortable, not scratchy, warm when the weather is cold, and looks good! Kathmandu's RRPs can be pretty high, so you should wait until things are on...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Looking to put together my all season clothing, I am selecting a few items from each of the above insulation types. I am using cotton for arid/dessert environments, and determining which from the others for cold, possibly wet, windy environments. I do have a GoreTex jacket and would be looking...
  4. Looking For - Want To Buy From Vendors
    Ive been looking for some 100% wool blankets such as the Hudson Bay or the Pendleton wool blankets. I am looking for, obviously 100% wool, a thick blanket with a tight weave, for under $150.00 american dollars. If ANYBODY could help me out it would be much appreciated.
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    hey guys I'm starting to get more into camping with a wool blanket, and i think its time to get a 100% wool blanket. Im looking for a thick blanket of 100% wool, and would like it to be fairly large so i can wrap up in it the proper way. I am 5'8", so if that helps anybody determine a good size...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    wondering what kind of wool socks(or other material) you guys use/recommend for your bob and how many pairs per per person?........i just bought some cold weather under armour socks for hunting and like them so far.
  7. Looking For - Want To Buy From Vendors
    Looking for wool sweater, must be at least 60% wool. Can be military surplus. CTD shipping is outrageous: $11.68 for one sweater. I'd like to get a better deal than that.
  8. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Sears has a clearance sales of the Craftsman Wool Socks, 2 year Warrantry, Regular Price $13.00 a pair for $2.99. Made in the USA.:thumb: I got the last few. 65% Arrylic 20% Worsted Wool 14% Stetch Nylon 1% Spandex I even got one pair of Fownes Fine Knit Gloves (winter) for $0.99 from...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    you probably have them. if you don't, go RIGHT NOW and get some. wool socks are AWESOME! comfy? YES! keep your feet warm? YES! keep your feet dry? YES!!!! they are wool, are they itchy? NO!!!!! warm dry feet are important. wool socks will keep your feet warm and dry. if you...
  10. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've become infatuated with wool because of it's apparent durabiliy and functionality. I'm aware of the need for a base layer, an insulating layer, and a waterproof outer layer to be properly dressed in most wilderness scenarios. Would wool work as an insulating layer AND a waterproof...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi, I am having all sorts of difficulties trying to figure out what I want my pants to be made of!! (you think it would be simple wouldnt you). Anyway, heres the assumptions: -They could get wet (likely in winter) -They likely will be close to fire (both camp and scrub/bushfire) -They will...
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