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Life's a pitch!

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Medic!, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    I've got pitch all over my knives! It just works so good to start a fire.

    Any way's I was trying to scrub it off. When my friend Alic told me to use a little butter.

    So I worked the butter over the pitch. And it just melted the pitch. And turned into a greyish butter mix.
    I wiped that goo off with a paper towel. And my blade was clean!

    It got me to thinking. What other little tricks don't I know? Maybe you guys have a trick or two you can post?
     
  2. JRuby

    JRuby St. Helens Oregon Well-Known Member

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    works the same when you get pitch on yur pick up truck.
     
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  3. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    Hey are you profiling me! o_O How did you know I drive a pickup covered in pitch? ;)
     
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  4. JRuby

    JRuby St. Helens Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I have one myself.
     
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  5. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    You just wiped it off???? You save that for cooking
     
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  6. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    You know? You might be on to something. :s0125:
     
  7. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member

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    [QUOTE
    Tip#2... Feminine napkins will do neat work of cleaning the fog of the interior windshield .[/QUOTE]


    Hope that is not used.......:eek:
     
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  8. 01rednavigator

    01rednavigator salem Active Member

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    I have been using butter to get pitch off of my hands for years, my great grandma taught me about it. WD40 also works, just about anything greasy or oily will work.
     
  9. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Maybe I should put butter on my ex-wife, she's a real mega-pitch. o_O
     
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  10. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    PB blaster is great
     
  11. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    When I was young and hard azzed I just burned it off! Smelled like a pig roasting on a campfire!:mad:

    Now that I'm a geezer, kerosene works great!
     
  12. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Hoppe's #9, what can't it do?
     
  13. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    I just like the butter because it's not poison, that can be absorbed through your skin.

    I don't need any more solvents in my body. After many years of building, and doing service work on gas stations. I've had my fill.

    One round of cancer was enough for me. Something to consider? o_O
     
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  14. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Give you fresh minty breath? :D
     
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  15. SheepDog223

    SheepDog223 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Pitch on the end of a twig in still water propells the stick forward like a motor boat.