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Snow Problem

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Snow Problem - We Are OPEN.Recently the weather has taken a turn for the worst, putting the UK into a state of emergency, roads closed, shop shelves empty etc. However as a result of our forward thinking and planning we have been able to offer an unaffected service to our customers and keep up our awesome customer service. Even when the physical shop is closed, you can still shop with us 24x7 online.

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We are moving

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Our facebook followers will already know the gossip, however if you do not follow our facebook page, then you might not know... We have taken the decision to relocate our Polkemmet store. Our plan is to close the doors at the end of may, and move into even more amazing premises to create a much better shopping experience for our customers. So what do we have in mind? Well we are looking at two options 1)move onto the high street - allowing us to be more accessible for everyone 2) move into a large industrial unit - allowing us to...

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Jaktkit Knv2 - best in test

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An overview of the Jaktkit Knv2 A reliable knife must perform its tasks even in the most difficult situations, for this reason we are very proud that Piketen - A Special Operations unit of Swedish police are using this knife. Knife Knv2 has received the highest test score awarded to a Swedish knife by reputable Bushcraft.nl, in strong competition with the fine knives from Fällkniven (A1, F1, S1) and Morakniven (Pathfinder & Tactical SRT) The knives' unique combination of heavy-duty construction and nimble performance have made them relied upon by many military personnel during difficult missions aboard. Every aspect of Gen II Knv2...

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Back Country Suvival - Winter Expedition Meet

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What better way to kick start 2017 that to climb one of the highest munros in the cairngorms. Jason from RJ Bushcraft joined up with Neil Foote from back country survival for a jolly up the hills, bit of winter skills practise, night in a bothy and the potential to sleep in a snow hole above 4000ft on Ciste Mhearaidh. Jason decided to take a friend along with him, who has never been up a hill before. Best to leave the rest of the blog to Jason to explain. From the minute we arrived at the BCS bothy we were greeted...

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Pinewood Lappland Extreme Outdoor Jacket - My thoughts

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Anyone who knows me personally will know that I can be pretty critical when it comes to products, service, people and life in general so when I decide to do a review on an item you can be sure to expect an honest, unbiased opinion on it. Doing a table top review, unboxing, product review indoors without using a product over a period of time in different conditions does not help anyone. 6 months ago I got a lappland extreme jacket by pinewood, to test out in the Scottish weather, to see what my thoughts are on it. Well 6...

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