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#154445 - 09/07/11 10:06 PM Wear did this come from???
intrek38 Offline
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Registered: 11/29/03
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Loc: Hesperia, Calif
Watched this show a year or so ago, then I watched it again the other day... Had to laugh at this one....

Learn to use an ax and respect it
and you can't help but love it
But abuse one and it will wear your hands raw
and open your foot like an overcooked sausage


So anyone know where this quote came from????

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#154447 - 09/08/11 06:30 AM Re: Wear did this come from??? [Re: intrek38]
PerryMK Offline
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One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey by Sam Keith from the journals and photographs of Richard Proenneke, page 24

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#154453 - 09/08/11 01:06 PM Re: Wear did this come from??? [Re: PerryMK]
intrek38 Offline
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Loc: Hesperia, Calif
Congrats, you've won the right to go out and build yourself a cabin in the wilderness. He makes it looks so easy but it really no laughing matter so I guess I posted this in the wrong place..

Must be the coffeeeee...

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#154490 - 09/09/11 01:18 PM Re: Wear did this come from??? [Re: intrek38]
james__12345 Offline
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Not really a laughing matter, but a rather comical way of putting it :P

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