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What are the relative advantages of .308 and .30-06
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.30-06 is a much more powerful round with flatter trajectory and greater impact energy. That said, for shots on mid-sized game (like deer) at ranges out to 300 yards, it makes no difference which of ...

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Would a scope from an air gun work on a "real" gun?
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Adjustable power scopes are inherently less sturdy than fixed power scopes because they have more moving parts. A .308 has a fair amount of recoil and after repeatedly firing it could shake loose ...

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Energy bars for outdoors activities: what are the important criteria?
4 votes

Jerky is awesome, or Tonkabites, which is buffalo meat and cranberries. Some jerky brands have lower sodium and no nitrates. I also like those Babybell little gouda cheese things, high calorie and ...

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Minimal northwest mountain camping with emerg. bivvy and tarp?
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I've tried a few different bivy sacks in all kinds of weather and have always had problems with condensation on the inside, even if they are "breathable". Now I just use a tarp strung to trees and a ...

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How do you prevent mold in CamelBak hydration bladders?
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I get food-grade 3% hydrogen peroxide (NOT 35%) from my health-food/ vitamin store and put a cap-ful in any water container then fill it to the brim. It works really well to kill microbes of all kinds ...

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How much water should be carried while hiking in the desert?
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It depends on how well hydrated you are to start with, whether or not there is a water source at the end of the day, how steep the terrain is, how much food you are eating, how you breathe (mouth or ...

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