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post #1 of 24 Old 07-28-2010, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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Camping Tips!

Hey guys im going camping (in the woods) for the first time in a LOOONG time... i normally do sand dunes...

wanted to see if we can put a list together of the things everyone should have on a trip....

let me know what you guys suggest

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first....Nice diesel truck.
second....Cool girl...
third....Booze!!!

That about sums it up for me.....But maybe a little portable stove. A portable shower, some wood, some matches, Canned food, basically same as a dune trip, but just be careful with the fires and also maybe a bear can, so bears dont eat your food.


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skip the matches.i take a lighter(bic) and if going deep in the woods i take a magnesium spark fire starter.they are pretty awesome.shave some metal off it and then strike the other side with steel and bingo,you got fire.umm tp is nice,food if you dont like catching your own(or you suck at it).a shelter of some type. beer,i like pabst or keystone for camping.from there it just depends on where im going.550 cord(string of some type is always useful).duct tape.hell the more i think about it the more i come up with stuff.

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Just throw everything into the camper and take off, I am to old for this crap of sleeping on the ground and in a tent. LOL Take a Genset with you also..
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well the list is sorta long....that we built up over the years of camping when we were growing up. now its find a camper to use lol.

clothes
pillow
sleeping bag/blankets
toiletries
extension cord with at lease a 3 way at end
lanterns
gas for lanterns and stoves
tarps
lantern stand
garden hose
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The only thing i would add is a gun, especially if going in bear country. I never leave home without a gun of some sort!

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Clothes
Tent
Ground cloth for tent
Sleeping bags and pillows
Air Mattress and pump
Food
Beer
Cooking equipment plates and silverware
Lantern and or flashlights
Cooler and beer

If in bear country a gun otherwise you dont need it.

Also since you are in the woods. Deep woods off or some other kind of bug repellent.

That should about cover it

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If in bear country a gun otherwise you dont need it.
Matter of opinion

If you're camping somewhere that allows it, it would be a great time to get in some recreational shooting.

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Matter of opinion

If you're camping somewhere that allows it, it would be a great time to get in some recreational shooting.
Very true. But around herre there arent any campgrounds that allow it

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After the incident in little sahara a few years ago. I try to avoid bringing them unless its a hunting trip.

We were riding the dunes down there. One of my buddies shot the porta potty to **** with his AR

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