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    Default Weekend at Loch Trool

    Just back from a fantastic meet at Loch Trool. The weather wasn't as bad as expected apart from a couple of downpours. It was my birthday last week and the lads had a whip round for me. So thank you very much to you all, very generous. A Cold steel Trail Hawk is top of the list and some leather to make it a mask. Had a big stew on the Saturday night with venison, steak, spuds, turnip and mushrooms with crusty rolls.

    A few pics of the weekend

    A rather wet looking chute



    A few setup's








    Even a little bit of bushcraft




    Venison, Beef and vegetable stew



    Thanks to everyone who came, I had a great time,


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    Yep, had a great time too, feeling the effects now of all that "BUSHCRAFT" i engaged in over the last couple of nights. LOL, still, could be worse, i could have had a reaction to all the "BUSHCRAFT" like young Scotty had, middle of the night, bent doubled over in a bush, i guess he must have been inspecting a new species of plant. LOL

    It's better to burn out than fade away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by coln18 View Post
    Yep, had a great time too, feeling the effects now of all that "BUSHCRAFT" i engaged in over the last couple of nights. LOL, still, could be worse, i could have had a reaction to all the "BUSHCRAFT" like young Scotty had, middle of the night, bent doubled over in a bush, i guess he must have been inspecting a new species of plant. LOL
    Yeah there was a rare species of mushroom, it looked like a chewed up button mushroom from tesco, well quite a few actually somehow infused with jack and corona lol.

    On a serious note though it was an excellent meet as always and good to meet some new faces and good to see the regulars again big thanks to all who turned up and especially everyone who gave me a cuddle this morning to held my wee sore head
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    Double post ...... :-/
    Last edited by Jinsin456; 23-10-2011 at 19:11. Reason: As above
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    Thanks a million guys i had a great chilled out weekend , i got home ok and will post some pics when i find where the cable for my camera is hidden !

    Craig................
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    Aye, another good one.

    Anyone do singing lessons?
    I'm a trifle out of tune....
    For a' that, an a' that,
    It's comin' yet for a that,
    That man tae man the world o'er
    Shall brithers be for a' that. R.B. 1759-96

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    Quote Originally Posted by bojit View Post
    Thanks a million guys i had a great chilled out weekend , i got home ok and will post some pics when i find where the cable for my camera is hidden !

    Craig................
    Got to give the big man credit for turning up at this meet when he didnt have use of any transport this weekend, he had to get a bus, then a train from edinburgh to glasgow, another train to girvan, a bus to glen trool village and finally a walk to loch trool. All this just to hang round with us ugly buggers.....well done Craig.

    It's better to burn out than fade away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Meant to say that Craig, cracking effort mate, and he was still smiling all weekend after his wee run of bad luck.
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    Life is far to short to worry about the small inconveniences , and with mates like you lot i had a blast !

    Craig.......
    "Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion."

    " Veni , Vidi , Dormivi "

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barn Owl View Post
    Aye, another good one.

    Anyone do singing lessons?
    I'm a trifle out of tune....
    We should start a band tam, I thought you were pitch perfect although I think I may have been a wee bit out of tune as well lol!
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    Brilliant weekend as usual with the crazy gang , big Craig gets a 10 oot i 10 for the effort he made getting there ,
    oor Sean had a great time , and big thanks from me for his birthday gifts, once everbody went away, me and sean decided to go for a walk and went up high into the forest where we got amazing views down to the loch, we didnt leave till about 4 o'clock and then had a nice chilled out run home. It was great to see everybody again, when's the next one?????

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    Yet another great weekend, even though i was feelin a bit under the weather. Was great to see everyone again, thanks to Craig for making all that effort to get there, to Tam and Jason for providing the meat for the gorgeous stew we had and to everyone else who contributed Thanks to everyone who contributed to Nathan's present too, he was amazed and wasn't expecting anything at all. He spent half the journey home telling me what he might spend it on (a tomahawk was favourite last time i heard). Thanks to Gill too for making his sheath in time, Phil for his oven, Tam for the belt blank (for which i still owe you bud) and to everyone else, thanks for your company, we both feel we are part of a great group of guys, mates.



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    Top weekend lads, top marks to Craig for his long journey to get there and every one who made the effort

    Tam and Scott in prefect harmony well they thought so

    Tam is happy that he won the who has the biggest knife competition


    Tam holding court ,we had to listen to him ! have you seen the knives this man has









    And spotted this on a wee wonder anyone know what this is its about 6" high and 6" in dia that 150mm x150mm dia in new money


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    Im banking on it being a mushroom, big man LOL

    It's better to burn out than fade away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by coln18 View Post
    Im banking on it being a mushroom, big man LOL
    Just like uncle Albert to say that ! i take it you seen lots when you were in the navy

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    Another great meet guys. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Bring on the next one

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    Quote Originally Posted by JAG009 View Post
    Just like uncle Albert to say that ! i take it you seen lots when you were in the navy
    A forgot Colin was in the navy! Hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cutchy View Post
    A forgot Colin was in the navy! Hahaha
    It's no like he goes on about it or anything..... Albert
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    When did u sneak that wee feather stick in Jinty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cutchy View Post
    When did u sneak that wee feather stick in Jinty?
    Cutchy he had it in his pocket and just brought it out to look good

    Ps he probably bought it from woodlore !

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    Quote Originally Posted by JAG009 View Post
    Cutchy he had it in his pocket and just brought it out to look good

    Ps he probably bought it from woodlore !
    Haha a cant remember where it came from, couldn't have been from woodlore as I still have money in my wallet
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    Oh 'was col in the navy , just a guess .. haa haa .. cheers uncle Albert

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    Great time folks good to meet you all again, the weather couldn,t even dampen our spirit. Craig well done pal for your marathon effort to get there, enjoyed the trail on saturday. Nathan, Dave thanks for arranging the meet. Gill, Arran it was great meetin up with fellow travellers, thanks all for a great time.

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    great meet guys, good to see everyone, both old and new faces.

    Only thing confusing me is the talk of a weekend?, I only slept once so it must have just been an overnighter

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    The wee mans looking tired there Gaz, although not as tired as you did on the saturday night

    It's better to burn out than fade away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    That's because i felt like crap on sat nite , i was dying with the cold , not any fun ..

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    You feeling any better now mate?
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    They are a great set of pics Gaz especially the we man sleeping standing up , well he is a teenager now and therefor needs all the sleep he can get .
    Within a year he will be able to sleep as long as Stuart !

    Craig...........
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    It was a great wee chillout weekend lads cheers ,Arran and i enjoyed it and the weather was not too bad either.I only took a few pics when we went a wee walk on saturday afternoon.






    Last edited by Gill; 29-10-2011 at 22:59.
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