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Budget Bush Gear - An Introduction
by George Hedgepeth
It is possible to spend immense amounts of money on outdoor gear. Some products can costs hundreds and even thousands of dollars for high quality examples. It is a wonder that our species lucked out and survived this long without kryptonite pots and Phoenix down ultra-light sleeping bags!
Luckily, high priced products are not really needed. Luxuries are nice if one wants them and can pay the price, but with a bit of ingenuity, they can be left behind. There is something philosophically satisfying about self-sufficient, frugal, and effective solutions to outdoor needs. These needs include fire lighting, first aid, lighting, cooking, water, shelter, and tools as well as other issues. This series will look at hard working, practical gear that doesn’t cost as much as a good used car. In fact much of it can be had for free!
If you have an idea that suits the parameters of inexpensive kit that works, be sure to contact us here at Briar Patch Outdoors. We would be more than happy to add your write-up!
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