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    What's your top 2 favorite items you take into the bush?

    Outside of your rifle and ammo - what are your top 2 favorite things you take hunting with you.
    It could be a serious item like survival equipment. I might be something sentimental like your grandfathers knife.
    I'm really interested as I'm sure there will be some things that might surprise us all ... and some things I might need to buy !!
    Here's mine ... my fabulous NZ handmade knife and my Leica Ultravid 10X25's. Have some fun with this ... cheers PJ
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    MSR stove, bivvy bag. Hot food/drink and a dry bed just makes the day regardless of how the hunting went.
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    A GOOD bottle of XXX that someone else has humped in.
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    photo of the wife - yeah right

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    People are gonna say headtorch, knife, pet rock, etc so I'll go with the only thing I take in always that is not immediately obvious - insect repellent. When my neck is sticking out of a sleeping bag on a hot night it is good to be invisible to those biting bastards.
    That and a bit of paracord.
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    Eyes and ears?
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    Cigar and 1 beer incase im successful.......consume them anyway haha!

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    GPS/compass. You're not lost if you know where you are - even if you don't know how you got there! and
    Small bum-sized piece of 'spongy pud' (thin sheet of expanded foam) to sit on when glassing/resting. nothing like keeping your bum (and bits) dry!
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    My custom made hunting belt the wife got me one anniversary. It has gone on every hunting trip over the past 8 years. Beautiful craftwork.

    Oh, and my contact lense eye drops, farkin hard to keep eyes lubricated when I'm tired as fuck and not blinking much when looking through bino's. I'm fucked without them.
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    I would say map and compass as one item, and thermal blanket as another. Always good to know they are there.
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    Compass and fire steel on paracord around my neck. The flint striker has a built-in whistle.
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    Many things I take in but my fav would be my dog and powerade
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    Well I am a tooth man so the answer has to be the makings of a good roast and the makings of a good batch of scones/bread.
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    Binos! , and bick lighter on a string around my neck ( for checking wind if stalking and also for safety )
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    I would have to say I always take a survival kit (fire lighting, paracord and torch) and a balaclava to keep my noggin warm if needed

 

 

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