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  1. Homesteading Questions
    I recently bought myself an Elk hide for $20 at a local thrift store. I'm sure someone thought at first glance that it wasn't genuine and was probably some IKEA carpet. But I nabbed that sucker quick. I've been wanting to use it but it sheds horrendously! I've heard some people use some sort of...
  2. Introductions
    I live in a 120 year old house on Long Islands outer suburbs (same house 38 years). I also have a small off grid cabin on 20 acres in the upper Catskills. Out house , Solar (My own design), 2 creeks 1840's hand dug well. My own rifle range and plenty of whitetail deer. I hunt with bow, crossbow...
  3. Pigs
    Howdy guys. We took a wild pig yesterday and although he's pretty much a perfect animal in age, balls not dropped yet but about 70lbs, there were a lot of crawlies on him already. Texas has warmed up so much that Spring is sprung, as it were. We normally stop taking pigs when the weather is...
  4. General Chat
    I’m thrilled to have found this site. My husband and I have fallen in love with the beauty of West Virginia and are in the early planning stages of transitioning from the fast lane to slow country living. I’ve scanned through the vast amount of information here and can’t wait to have time to...
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