Outing Volume 80-82

Outing Volume 80-82

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Answer.--The best and easiest way to give gun parts a deep blue black, for an amateur, is to get from F. J. Hoffman, Box 251, Fredericksburg, Va., some of his "Twenty-minute Gun Blueing Solution," and use it according to directions. Question.--'ill the use of B. S. A. Saftipaste injure a gun? Kindly give me the recipe for Pinole. J. C., Erie, Pa. Answer.--Your inquiry about B. S. A. Saftipaste and pinole has been referred to me. I have used Saftipaste a good deal, and found it a good rust preventive; but I advise cleaning the gun with it until the last rag comes out without showing fouling, instead of relying on the paste to neutralize fouling left in the barrel. The recipe for pinole is given in detail in my "Camping and Woodcraft." Briefly, get some shelled corn, parch it like popcorn until the grains turn a deep brown, grind these in a spice mill Edited by HORACE KEPHART or other hand mill to a coarse meal about like coffee that is rather finely ground. This is the plain Mexican pinole. Stir about three ounces of it in a cup of water, and drink it. It soon swells in the stomach. With a handful of raisins or chunk of sweet chocolate it makes a satisfying meal. Question.--Do you recommend the Duluth pack for back-packing or hiking trips? If so in what size? Is the Compac Tent made by the Compac Tent Company large enough to sleep two persons with comfort? In what material do you advise getting one, silkette or aeroplane cloth? In what size do you advise getting the Kewaydin pack for at least two weeks' provisions for two persons? V DE. H., Rochester, N. Y. Answer.--The Duluth pack sack is good for any kind of travel. Proper size depends on bulk of your outfit. The Compac tent is large enough to sleep two...show more

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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692925X
  • 9781236929259