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    Hey guys. looking through my supplies the other day and i realized iv'e got a couple of wooden crates of railroad spikes. and, sadly, not the "hc"stamped ones that make good knives. Any ideas for stuff that could be made , or uses for the things?

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    Dad used to weld them together to make "people shaped" bookends.

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    Default redneck weights! lol

    weight on a trot or jug....every try turtle? get a jug tie off some bank line to it so it touches the bottom tie off the weight on the end then tie off a line just above the weight with a good strong J hook and put some tuff meat on it (dont eat sliders they don't got much meat and I dunno if they are legal to harvest)

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    well if your handy with fire and hammers ya can make hawks, blades or multi purpose tools like a small pick axe or somthing to that effect

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    I made this for my boys room awhile back

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    Quote Originally Posted by BushTramp View Post
    I made this for my boys room awhile back
    Too cool! I need to go walk the tracks!

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    A buddy of mine uses them for decoy weights for ducks and geese. They work surprisingly well.

    I really like that coat rack.

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    I use them as starters when splitting wood sometimes.

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    I cut the heads off and weld my hardy tools to em, the spike fits perfect in my hardy hole.
    My knife is a TOOL not a weapon, unless by chance it absolutely has to become a weapon for survival. All this can also be said for my hammer, screwdriver, pen, hands, and so on and so forth......

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