New England Field Day 10/28/2018

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  1. werewolf won

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    The next New England Field Day will be October 28th at the Freetown State Forest in Assonet MA. Bring your magic wands we may have to compete with the local witches that weekend :)

    Same format as always. I'll provide the main course for lunch.

    I’m taking names for instructors, if interested in doing a talk on something let me know.


    This is a family friendly day and our numerous new members are especially welcome. Odds are good the restrooms will still be open and water turned on, but bringing along a canteen full is never a bad idea.


    Please post here or in the New England subsection if you are attending.
     
  2. SwampYankee64

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    I am on board Wolf. Lemme give some thought to a possible class and I will get back to you on that one. Its been a little while since I've done one, I think I am about due.
    s/f
    Buzz
     
  3. MAD Punty

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    I'll be there if I can. It's about 50/50.

    In fact, I may have a few things that I'd be happy to give away...gear I bought that I don't use. Not much...but I hate to throw it out...I live in a condo and have to clear out some stuff. If someone wants it, that would be great.
     
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    Ill try to make it with my son.
     
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    Right around the corner now!
     
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    I'll be there.

    I am guessing I should bring the ol tarp and poncho, too. Looks like we'll be catching the tail end of a nor'easter.
     
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    Great. There is a covered pavilion that we may have to use, but we'll be fine.
     
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    What would be a good time to arrive?
     
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    Looks like a bit better weather than was expected earlier in the week. But I bet it will be wet from Saturday. Still should be a cool brisk New England day!
     
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    I'm there by 8:00 AM.
     
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    I can't wait! It will be fun.

    I have a surplus Swiss Mess Kit I'll be looking to trade or giveaway, and on the hunt for some leather or rawhide cord to use for my axe collar.
     
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    Any particular place to meet? And do we have an address for this or should I just plug in Freetown State Forest? 110 Slab Bridge Road Assonet, MA
    Is this the right location?
    Freetown Forest.jpg
     
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    Meet at the main entrance at the parking lot. I stake out the closest fire pits on the left side
     
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    Thank you sir.
     
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    Excellent time today! Thank you.
     
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    I had a great time. Everyone was really friendly and knowledgeable. The Beef Stew was amazing, especially when dipping corn bread into the juice! :)

    The weather was perfect, and I had a lot of fun. I'll definitely try to come up with something more to share next time, and a few bucks in my pocket to buy some more sharps that I don't need. :)
     
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    Hoping you guys do a trip report on this!
     
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    I posted up some photos and an after action report in the New England Sub section!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    There will be others I hope.
     

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