Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:13:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Simple-BeadBoilie-fish-baitSlingshot-ammo-rol/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:34:10 PDT
Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Wrapped-Mason-Jar-Mug/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 09:41:52 PDT
Portable camp lantern holder made at Techshop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-camp-lantern-holder-made-a-Techshop/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:12:38 PDT
Roasted Soybean Butter for Deer http://www.instructables.com/id/Roasted-Soybean-Butter-for-Deer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/MN90/HRSMYKTE/FF9MN90HRSMYKTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/MN90/HRSMYKTE/FF9MN90HRSMYKTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/MN90/HRSMYKTE/FF9MN90HRSMYKTE.SMALL.jpg Bootleg Outdoors All hunters know deer love peanut butter, but peanut butter can get expensive if you are buying large quantities. We started making our own homemade peanut butter simply by blending peanuts with some peanut oil, but found it was also difficult to get large quantities of roasted peanuts at a good pri...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:04:30 PST
My Jerky Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jerky-Recipe/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:25:33 PST
Pitch A Tent Without Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitch-A-Tent-Without-Poles/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:55:19 PST
Make a camp shower enclosure or changing area http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-camp-shower-enclosure-or-changing-area/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:48:19 PST
Sleeping Bag System http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-System/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:37:03 PST
Velcro Curtains for Your Camper Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Velcro-Curtains-for-Your-Camper-Van/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 23:18:56 PST
Fire steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-steel/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:01:58 PST
Cooler with Blender, Speaker & More http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooler-with-Blender-and-Bluetooth/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:10:53 PST
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS http://www.instructables.com/id/MALAGASY-FIRE-COOKING-STANDS/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:33:18 PST
Kiddie Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddie-Camper/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:48:57 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
Cheap and Easy Vintage Style Weatherproofed Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Vintage-Style-Weatherproofed-Gear/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:01:39 PST
Improved Rechargable Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Rechargable-Torch/
Improved Rechargable Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Q6CA/HOKSC3RC/FRKQ6CAHOKSC3RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Q6CA/HOKSC3RC/FRKQ6CAHOKSC3RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Q6CA/HOKSC3RC/FRKQ6CAHOKSC3RC.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is a hack for turning a fairly useless, dim, shake to recharge torch, into a torch which is bright, long lasting and can still be recharged but not just by shaking. This type of torch usually charges via shaking, and a magnet slides between two coils and charges a tiny three cell battery. The b...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 22:31:21 PST
Pants Daypack/Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pants-DaypackBackpack/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 04:57:45 PST
Make a Tug-O-War Rope out of Grass - By Thomas J. Elpel http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tug-O-War-Rope-out-of-Grass-By-Thomas-J-Elp/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:32:05 PST
Storage platform for the back of your camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-platform-for-the-back-of-your-Sprinter-van/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:11:24 PST
Building Hiking Trails http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Hiking-Trails/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:42:51 PST
How to make a cot style hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cot-style-hammock/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:57:01 PST
Preparing for a Wilderness Canoe Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-for-a-Wilderness-Canoe-Trip/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:19:46 PST
How to insulate a camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-insulate-a-camper-van/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 07:54:35 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-An-Ultimate-Outdoor-Manly-FirePit-Complete-W/
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SMALL.jpg RNation0001 Overview: In the steps ahead you will learn to build a great fire pit that's aesthetically pleasing as well as easy to build and last but certainly not least pretty easy on your wallet, in fact this project cost me less than 100 bucks. Let me stress that anyone can do this and its not as hard a...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 01:03:27 PST
The Sleepwalker: A Mobile Sleeping Bag Experience http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sleepwalker-A-Mobile-Sleeping-Bag-Experience/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:39:02 PDT
GSI Glacier Bottle Cup Mod, DIY Lids & Lid Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/GSI-Glacier-Bottle-Cup-Mod-DIY-Lids-Lid-Holder/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 06:22:20 PDT
Making a removable sternum strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-removable-sternum-strap/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:51:40 PDT
Single Person Mosquito Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Person-Mosquito-Shelter/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:53:56 PDT
Building my primitive camping truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-my-primitive-camping-truck/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:42:37 PDT
Playhouse Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Playhouse-Fort/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:05:45 PDT
Army Ranger Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Army-Ranger-Beads/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 08:45:22 PDT
Let´s Quest !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Quest-/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:56:18 PDT
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/10-essentials-for-wilderness-survival/
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SMALL.jpg darman12 Having been camping since I was a boy, I've gained much experience in preparing for such events. Through this experience, I have developed a list of basic gear I bring so I will "be prepared" (BSA motto) if I am caught in a survival situation. Please note, these items will not keep you comfortable,...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:24 PDT
Beverage Can Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Sams-Beverage-Can-Camp-Stove/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 22:40:16 PST
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-pole-Blue-tarp-tent/
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SMALL.jpg Justinvent Whether you need a tent quick, want to lighten your pack or forgot your tent at home this Instructable is for you. The tarp tent is not my invention but hopefully this new pitching method will make lightweight tarp camping possible for more outdoorsmen.  This tent can be constructed using objects mo...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:33 PDT
KP pyramid wood stove http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-pyramid-wood-stove/
KP pyramid wood stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/V4LJ/HKBFBL98/FKCV4LJHKBFBL98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/V4LJ/HKBFBL98/FKCV4LJHKBFBL98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/V4LJ/HKBFBL98/FKCV4LJHKBFBL98.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik I like to go outdoor ... and i like to camp there. In a wilderness fire is mandatory .. protection.. warm ... light. But safety on the first place. So against open fire, I assemble a small take dawn stove...it concentrate heat on spot KP pyramid wood stove Ideas on paper and after on metal sheets...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 00:37:59 PDT
Camping cooking simplicity in 30 minutes or less http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-cooking-simplicity-in-30-minutes-or-less/
Camping cooking simplicity in 30 minutes or less - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SMALL.jpg babysaving Every time I go camping I struggle to keep it simple and organized. We're talking tent camping for the backpacker. I hate to pull out tubs of items. Let's keep it simple, people. That's where this instructable is applicable! Get yourself a bag Whether you go to the thrift store, dollar store or y...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 07:48:56 PDT
HillBilly Hot Tub http://www.instructables.com/id/HillBilly-Hot-Tub/
HillBilly Hot Tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/IKWE/HK1DFNHC/FGZIKWEHK1DFNHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/IKWE/HK1DFNHC/FGZIKWEHK1DFNHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/IKWE/HK1DFNHC/FGZIKWEHK1DFNHC.SMALL.jpg richiemcb Here in the UK it's been a great summer and I thought it would be good to relax at the end of the day in a nice hot tub. Trouble is they are quite expensive to buy and run and you need power and chemicals and really how many times would you use one. So I decided to build a low cost hot tub which can...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:16:56 PDT
Kuksa- wooden cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Kuksa-wooden-cup/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 14:43:29 PDT
Restoring A Vintage Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-A-Vintage-Cooler/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 20:16:24 PDT
Magnetic Window Screens for Car Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Window-Screens-for-Car-Camping/
Magnetic Window Screens for Car Camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/75C9/HJKC2IG6/FF675C9HJKC2IG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/75C9/HJKC2IG6/FF675C9HJKC2IG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/75C9/HJKC2IG6/FF675C9HJKC2IG6.SMALL.jpg gregmacd1 The following shows how to make Magnetic Window Screens for Car Camping using rare earth magnets, duct tape, and flexible window screening. I made it at Techshop. http://www.techshop.ws/ Gather Duct Tape, Insect Screen, and Rare Earth magnets Cut Screen to overlap by 1-2 inches beyond window ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 15:04:28 PDT
Modify Your Store Bought Iron Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Your-Store-Bought-Iron-Fire-Pit/
Modify Your Store Bought Iron Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/KT6K/HJAHNG6M/FNZKT6KHJAHNG6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/KT6K/HJAHNG6M/FNZKT6KHJAHNG6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/KT6K/HJAHNG6M/FNZKT6KHJAHNG6M.SMALL.jpg BHub My uncle had a store bought iron fire pit that seemed more like an eyesore than a attractive lawn feature. So with his permission I changed it into more of a functional art piece. This was easy to do in a weekend, and by doing this I was able to make a table, as well as a fire pit. Gathering Mate...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 15:03:55 PDT
How to Sew a Sleeping Bag Zip-In Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Sleeping-Bag-Zip-In-Liner/
How to Sew a Sleeping Bag Zip-In Liner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/VTPT/HJAI0P7C/F99VTPTHJAI0P7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/VTPT/HJAI0P7C/F99VTPTHJAI0P7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/VTPT/HJAI0P7C/F99VTPTHJAI0P7C.SMALL.jpg redart3k I have a very cheap crummy 10$ sleeping bag, and I'm adding a fleece liner to make it more comfortable and increase it's functionality. Because this bag is such a cheapo piece of junk, the materials used actually ended up costing more than the bag. However, if you are an avid camper and maybe have ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 03:44:49 PDT
The $10 Hexagon Tarp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Hexagon-Tarp/
The $10 Hexagon Tarp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/72SH/HIZD46DT/FW272SHHIZD46DT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/72SH/HIZD46DT/FW272SHHIZD46DT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/72SH/HIZD46DT/FW272SHHIZD46DT.SMALL.jpg blaazeman I have always loved to go camping and recently started getting into backpacking, specifically with a hammock.  I scoured the internet in search of reasonably priced gear and was pleasantly surprised how affordable it was, until I came to the rain protection.  The first few trips out I went with a st...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:08:54 PDT
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boy-Scout-Troop-Summer-Camp-Flag/
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse As you have seen in my other articles, my family is involved in our community.  We spend a great deal of our time supporting the school band programs and also the scouting programs.  A few weeks back, as we were preparing to send the youth to Boy Scout summer camp, we realized that they needed a tro...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:37:31 PDT
Replace And Repair Tent Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-And-Repair-Tent-Poles/
Replace And Repair Tent Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0C5W/HIGILRIP/FL60C5WHIGILRIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0C5W/HIGILRIP/FL60C5WHIGILRIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0C5W/HIGILRIP/FL60C5WHIGILRIP.SMALL.jpg RickyTaylor Most new tents have glass fiber poles with elastic running through the middle . These poles crack down the middle if you don't tighten your guide ropes enough to stop you tent moving to much . Most tent places like go outdoors keep used ones in stock from old display tents if you ask nicely they mi...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 04:28:47 PDT
How to use a Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Fish-Bone-Knotless-Gear-Tie/
How to use a Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/5RBE/HIGFFQ65/FWR5RBEHIGFFQ65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/5RBE/HIGFFQ65/FWR5RBEHIGFFQ65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/5RBE/HIGFFQ65/FWR5RBEHIGFFQ65.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng The Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie is easy tie, easy to untie, and stays in place. There are a bunch of places it could come in handy. Here are a few ways tie it.  Fish Bone came about when I wanted to enter the Pocket Sized Contest. You can read about it by clicking here. I highly recommend participa...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 09:20:44 PDT
How to Purify Muddy Water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Purify-Muddy-Water/
How to Purify Muddy Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/BJDS/HIDCP29V/FEYBJDSHIDCP29V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/BJDS/HIDCP29V/FEYBJDSHIDCP29V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/BJDS/HIDCP29V/FEYBJDSHIDCP29V.SMALL.jpg antoniraj One of the major problems we face during camping trips is finding clean water suitable for drinking and cooking. Even though you select a camping site near a water source, one can not be sure that the water is fit for consumption. Further, what can one do in the event of an unpredictable rain, muddy...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:02:36 PDT
DIY Outdoor Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Outdoor-Light/
DIY Outdoor Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/I46Y/HI3U15CH/F3EI46YHI3U15CH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/I46Y/HI3U15CH/F3EI46YHI3U15CH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/I46Y/HI3U15CH/F3EI46YHI3U15CH.SMALL.jpg Robbie Carlson A super easy water bottle nightlight that you could take everywhere! What You Need All you need is a headlamp and some sort of water jug full of water. A milk jug works perfect. What To Do Then all you have to do is slide the headlamp over the jug facing towards it. Drink It You can use it ...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:32:13 PDT
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Gas-Bottle-Stabiliser/
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SMALL.jpg a-dog501 This is my first instructable so please be nice! There are many lightweight backpacking stoves available on the market where the burner unit is mounted on top of the gas bottle. While they are lightweight and powerful they all suffer with a common problem, instability. This instablity is due to a ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:58:35 PDT