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Postby WapitiTalk1 » 02 21, 2021 •  [Post 1]

In the keep it simple category, what item/piece of gear in your hunting tool box is something that just flat out works and you see no reason to ever replace it with something new/different?

I’ll start :-). I have an old Federal .22 container (similar to a modern day plastic tobacco container) that I’ve used to carry my elk diaphragms for many, many years. I place round pieces of paper towels I’ve cut inside to 1. soak up any moisture from the reeds and 2. to keep the reeds in place (no rattling around). I carry back up reeds down a few layers in the paper towels.

How about you? What’s that one piece of gear you have that will probably never change from/replace?

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Postby Lefty » 02 21, 2021 •  [Post 2]

Im always looking for something better, or some sort of improvement. or simpler
Ive ran through my gear and pack mentally and am not comining up with anything.

Oh and good idea I like it,.. no more noisy Primos cases next year!
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Postby Swede » 02 22, 2021 •  [Post 3]

I have a Buck skinning knife I really like. Simple, reliable and holds an edge very well.
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Postby 7mmfan » 02 22, 2021 •  [Post 4]

My Ruger 7mm Rem mag. Just flat out shoots. It will be my go to for a long time.

For a pack item that never fails me, Electrical tape. I use it for all kinds of stuff when I'm hunting, it is the great fix all. Never lets me down.
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Postby Tigger » 02 23, 2021 •  [Post 5]

I have tried all kinds of knives in my life. The one I end up with in my hands is a Buck 118 that is 38 years old. Got it for my 12th birthday.
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