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Thread: What goes in your pack when you spend a week in the bush?

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    What goes in your pack when you spend a week in the bush?

    Just thought I would see what other people have as a pack break down for a weeks bush hunting?

    Mine is

    pack, tent (MSR nook), sleeping mat (NeoAir XTherm), sleeping bag, cooking (MSR 1L reactor), 3 small gas cans, knife, spork, gps, head torch,
    folding water bottle 5L, folding water bottle 2L, day pack 18L, saw, light fly, thin rope, toilet paper, roaring horn, survival bivvy bag, gun, ammo.

    socks x3, shorts x2, long johns x2, thermal L/S top x2, warm shirt x2, warm jersey x1, light wind/rain proof jacket x1, boots

    food dehydrated x3 meals a day, 7 days 21 feeds

    fill us in on what you take

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    I guess we all take similar stuff, but here's mine.

    Pack,
    sleeping bag,
    Tent and sleeping mat (if camping)
    Warm Jacket,
    One pair thermals,
    Two fleece,
    Two pair socks,
    One shorts,
    Long sleeved shirt,
    Long pants,
    Sun Hat,
    Warm hat.
    Cooker + gas,
    Knife and spoon,
    Small pot,
    S/S Mug (also used for cooking)
    Continental Pasta type meals, (cheaper and taste better than Back country)
    Porridge,
    muesli bars,
    Cheese and crackers,
    Chocolate,
    Raro drink (good source of energy),
    Water bottle (1.5 litre for tops hunting),
    Head lamp and spare torch
    Spare Batteries,
    Hunting knife,
    G.P.S
    Map/Compass,
    Binoculars,
    Range finder,
    String,
    Plastic bags,
    Insulation tape,
    Basic rifle cleaning kit,
    Rifle/Ammo,
    Tooth brush/Paste
    Soap,
    T-Paper,
    First aid kit,
    Epirb.

    I think that's about it. :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1 DEER 1 View Post
    pack, tent (MSR nook), sleeping mat (NeoAir XTherm), sleeping bag, cooking (MSR 1L reactor), 3 small gas cans, knife, spork, gps, head torch, folding water bottle 5L, folding water bottle 2L, day pack 18L, saw, light fly, thin rope, toilet paper, roaring horn, survival bivvy bag, gun, ammo.
    why 3 shelters ?

    tent, fly and bivy ?
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    What goes in your pack when you spend a week in the bush?

    Fly to cook and dry stuff under.
    It says survival biv, assuming this is on him all the time

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    You got it Brads when setting up camp for a week a fly for a dry cooking area is great, I only have a small tent.
    survival biv lives in my day pack.
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    So where would you put the venison with all that in there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottrods View Post
    So where would you put the venison with all that in there?

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    It's the batteries I have trouble with especially the spares...you know...the spares for the headlamp [camp], spares for the headlamp [bum bag], spares for the GPS [shit, how many for a week], spares for the range finder, spares for the electronic scope, spares for the am/fm radio [gotta have one of them going all night in the hut], spares for the police scanner [gotta know if they are searching for me], then there's the vhf sets for me and a mate [they use a set every day], then there's the dildo [bloody D size at that], and the phone, cant forget the phone and I suppose the ipad may as well be in there...shit, might be easier to put rechargeables in every thing and carry a small generator in my back pack, but then there's the 50 metre power lead [cant sleep next to that thing popping away all night]...may as well take a flat screen and microwave and, and, and, an electric blanket.
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    3aaa spare for the headlamp that stay at camp, haven't needed them yet.
    Two aa spare for the gps haven't needed them yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    3aaa spare for the headlamp that stay at camp, haven't needed them yet.
    Two aa spare for the gps haven't needed them yet.
    You'd be better off carrying the spares in your day pack, they don't take up much room and I'd rather have them on me if they're needed rather than no light and a flat GPS and unable to find camp in the dark.

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    Got a pretty good handle on how long they last, gps about 3 months on dick smith batterys god knows how long on some decent lithium things(mark camp or boat and turn off, turn on and mark point of interest like a wallow turn off) 99 percent of the time its in my bum bag or pack turned off,areas i know well its at home) Headlamp will do six or seven 3hour walks in total darkness on dick smith batterys.
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    All going to plan a whole bunch of deer bits (go into my pack when I spend a week in the bush)
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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Got a pretty good handle on how long they last, gps about 3 months on dick smith batterys god knows how long on some decent lithium things(mark camp or boat and turn off, turn on and mark point of interest like a wallow turn off) 99 percent of the time its in my bum bag or pack turned off,areas i know well its at home) Headlamp will do six or seven 3hour walks in total darkness on dick smith batterys.
    I do the same with my GPS and know the life of batteries in my torch and headlamp (yes, I carry redundancies) but still carry spares. You can never be too safe.

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    I dont rely on either so not really an issue if you get my drift.
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    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    I dont rely on either so not really an issue if you get my drift.
    Exactly. Paper and compass doesn't run off batteries.
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