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Keith

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I have carried this belt pouch for many years, it contains my greased fire bag with tinderbox (flint & steel fire lighting), fishing tackle in a brass container, & a brass sundial compass.
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1 shot willie

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Nice kit Keith it looks well used and loved.
Did you make the belt and pouches yourself?
The fire steel looks to be a good usable size...easy to hold onto.
Have you used the fishing kit very much to provide a meal?
 

Keith

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Nice kit Keith it looks well used and loved.
Did you make the belt and pouches yourself?
The fire steel looks to be a good usable size...easy to hold onto.
Have you used the fishing kit very much to provide a meal?
I made the pouch myself, & added the buckle to the existing belt which is pretty old. The fire steel is a good one, a copy of an early 18th century English design, but now I use an original 18th century fire steel. No I haven't used the fishing tackle, not that I have not had the opportunity I guess but I just have not got round to it. Funnily enough I saw a cormorant coming out of Cattail Pond today & it looked as though it had a fish & I was thinking that I ought to make time to throw a line in. I might do that soon.
Keith.
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The fire steel I carry now. Well used as you can see over a 300 year period.
 

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have a similar thing that had been a magazine pouch once upon a time. Took the internals out, a bit of stitching and a lot of polishing.....quite handy indeed, perhaps a little big, but useful for odds and sods when shooting field archery, too.
Not as lovely as yours though:rolleyes:
 

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Gday to ya kieth long time no see mate love your gear esp the Hudson bay tinder box always loved the old gear
 
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