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    Wind checker powder

    Anyone know whats the best powder/ingredient to refill up my little plastic bottle I keep in my pocket for checking wind.
    Wants to be fine & odorless ??

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    have a group of people stand in a circle.
    you stand in the middle of the circle and fart.
    loudest whinge = direction of wind.
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    Use enough gun

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    Unscented talc is all it is

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    Quote Originally Posted by 40mm View Post
    have a group of people stand in a circle.
    you stand in the middle of the circle and fart.
    loudest whinge = direction of wind.
    I don't have any mates to take into the bush with me to try it how you guy's from Auckland do it, so think I'll just stick with my way as it seems to work ok...
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    Winnie Blues
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    Unscented talc is all it is
    Same that’s all I was using when bow hunting and a lot quieter than a bic light.

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    I use corn flour

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    Mate uses ash from his fireplace,I just use a lighter.

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    Corn flour looks like it will work ok. cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by 40mm View Post
    have a group of people stand in a circle.
    you stand in the middle of the circle and fart.
    loudest whinge = direction of wind.

    would have been funny if it fitted the question, but the request of "odourless" kind of makes the joke mute

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    Builders chalk,

    I'm still on the same huge bottle that I bought ages ago.

    $1 eye dropper from the chemist with a slightly enlarged hole.
    Hard on the gear...

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    I piece of light, brightly coloured wool taped to end of the barrel works well.
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    You guys are all way off track here, powder lasts a matter of moments, what you need is your kids bubble making tube. Small, compact and easy to use. The bubbles hang on the wind for a while and sometimes minutes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    You guys are all way off track here, powder lasts a matter of moments, what you need is your kids bubble making tube. Small, compact and easy to use. The bubbles hang on the wind for a while and sometimes minutes.
    wool on barrel lasts ages
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    I guess if you take bubbles, you could also take a Nerf gun too
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