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  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue May 21, 13 10:42 pm   Subject: Survival Tools.
There is no doubt that the bow is one of the best wilderness survival tools there are, but there are times when you may need something a bit more intimidating. Not that I advocate ever getting into a ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue May 21, 13 10:26 pm   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Not many on the forum shoot or hunt but I agree with what you say.

My chosen weapon for the UK would be my Weiracht .177 air rifle. A bit heavy to carry around but deadly acurate for rabbits, pigeo ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 12 12:20 am   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
In that case, you've got to have some fishing stuff and preferably, a porter to carry it all.

Well because I participate in Historical Trekking, I have all the gear required to survive in mos ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 12 1:28 am   Subject: Nothing is carved in stone!
I think it is wise to keep an open mind on survival scenarios, AND on where these scenarios may take place. Had you asked me when I was a teenager living in the UK where will you be living in 10 years ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 12 1:15 am   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Not many on the forum shoot or hunt but I agree with what you say.

My chosen weapon for the UK would be my Weiracht .177 air rifle. A bit heavy to carry around but deadly acurate for rabbits, pigeo ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 12 1:11 am   Subject: Re: muzzleloader
The flintlock is the best survival gun ever made in my opinion. Surviving what exactly? Unemployment? Unexpected illness? Hurricane Sandy? An ice storm? A drought? Or, the even more likely plague of ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 12 12:20 am   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Thanks - that's really interesting
My pleasure frewen.
Keith.
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 12 11:19 pm   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
I'm going to have to ask why - not that I disbelieve you. I'm just intrigued to know

The flintlock is easy to service & repair if you carry a few spare springs & tools. IF you should run ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 12 9:55 pm   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
nice
would love a muzzle loader


chris

The flintlock is the best survival gun ever made in my opinion Chris.
  Topic: Well water supply - thoughts?
Le Loup

Replies: 19
Views: 11890
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 12 2:24 am   Subject: Well water supply - thoughts?
Thanks, that's helpful. Off the top of my head suspect not an item sold in the UK as not much demand.

I feel a pond coming on......

Yes, we have a pond too. Actually it is a dam, very deep, ...
  Topic: Well water supply - thoughts?
Le Loup

Replies: 19
Views: 11890
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 12 7:07 am   Subject: Well water supply - thoughts?
Curiosity on tanks (as we always need more rainwater storage).

Are they sunk into the ground?

If not, when you say "cement" are they cast cement or cast concrete or reinforced? As in how were t ...
  Topic: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Le Loup

Replies: 26
Views: 105800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 12 11:34 pm   Subject: My Hunting Gun Of Choice.
Flintock fusil. .62 calibre/20 gauge. 42 inch barrel.
http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww20/LeLoup2/Fusillock001.jpg
http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww20/LeLoup2/18thcFusil002-Copy-Copy-Copy-1. ...
  Topic: Pictures of my miniature muzzle loaders
Le Loup

Replies: 10
Views: 24494
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 12 11:17 pm   Subject: Small M/Ls
Beautiful, I prefere full size, but these would make a great conversation piece. I guess however that these need to be licenced & therfore locked in a security cabinet. Pitty.
Keith.
  Topic: Primitive Skills DVDs & Books.
Le Loup

Replies: 5
Views: 2415
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 12 10:16 pm   Subject: Primitive Skills DVDs & Books.
I'm in Worthing. I was born in Cambridge, but I need to live near the sea . I'd rather live near a more interesting coastline, but as long as I can smell the sea I'm happy.

Ah, just down the roa ...
  Topic: Well water supply - thoughts?
Le Loup

Replies: 19
Views: 11890
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 12 12:02 am   Subject: Well Water.
I agree with Lorrainelovesplants, get the water tested. So many bores & wells are polluted these days.
We use tank water, we are off the grid. Two 5,000 gallon cement tanks, fed from roof rainwat ...
 
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