Instructables: exploring - outside - gear - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:22:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Paracord Bracelet With Integrated Fish Bone Gear Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-With-Integrated-Fish-Bone-Gear-T/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 20:33:18 PDT
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/10-essentials-for-wilderness-survival/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:24 PDT
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-pole-Blue-tarp-tent/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:33 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 Customize Your Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:08:35 PDT
Road bike shift indicator using scrap packaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-bike-shift-indicator-using-scrap-packaging/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:24:44 PDT
Wakeboard Winch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-Winch/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
Fish Bone - Knotless Gear Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Bone-Knotless-Gear-Tie/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 23:32:41 PST
Survival Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/AUUK/H8I459O8/FCWAUUKH8I459O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/AUUK/H8I459O8/FCWAUUKH8I459O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/AUUK/H8I459O8/FCWAUUKH8I459O8.SMALL.jpg marquino28 Here are few things that i have that i would consider having in case of any survival circumstances. We might be facing a power loss for many days and or maybe weather related catastrophes who knows what lays ahead of us we have to be prepared for any situation. Some gear are just to keep us sane in ...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:12:33 PDT
How to: Rappelling without any gear! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to%3a-Rappelling-without-any-gear!/
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Sun, 22 Jul 2007 11:52:43 PDT
Plastic Soda Bottle Lid Capsule http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Soda-Bottle-Lid-Capsule/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 13:55:13 PST
Bike hardware spirograph - bike-o-graph! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-hardware-spirograph-bike-o-graph/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2008 14:36:14 PDT
DIY Lockring Pliers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lockring-Pliers/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 21:14:17 PST
Bike Tire and Gear Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-and-Gear-Belt/
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By: dan

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