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Hello from Pottsville Pennsylvania

Russ Suender

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Hello from Pottsville,Pennsylvania fellow bushcrafters.I've been involved several years into self reliance skills involving self sustenance in the wilderness.I practice skills like starting a fire using flint and steel,and with ferrocerium rods,knot tying and uses,identification and foraging edible and medicinal herbaceous and woody plants,just to mention a few.I'm also a novice level leatherworking buff,wilderness related photographer(novice level),and enjoy camping,fishing,hunting, and hiking,doing so since I'm ten years old(Boy Scout).At my campsite,where I've setup a semi-permanent shelter/campsite,I spend on the average a good bit of time on overnight and day trips.I've fashioned/built primitive furniture(benches,a raised bed,tables,etc as well as primitive tools.Never been in a survival type situation but,knock on wood,have a better chance than the average Joe.I've yet to start a friction fire or set a deadfall and catch my dinner(snares,traps,etc only permitted by law in a survival type situatiom).I carry a firearm(.22 rifle)on all my hikes,mostly for plinking and protection.I'm also a member of bushcraftusa.com forum,my user name Flint_2016,with over 1000 likes and 385 messages.Feel free to check me out.
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1 shot willie

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Hi Russ.

Welcome to the Bushcraftforum. :thumbsup:

It is always nice to welcome overseas visitors to the site.

That is a cracking introduction....and the photos are welcomed...thanks for sharing them with us.
I like your shelter set up very much... with the fire wall....nicely done and well thought out.....keep you warm and dry in the winter :thumbsup:
The woods you are in look just the ticket:thumbsup:

Have a good look around Russ.....look forward to your input:)
 
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