posted on Oct, 3 2011 @ 10:43 PM
I watched the Ray Mears video; good stuff. These turpentine suffused pine stumps are abundant in my area (NW Florida) and we use the wood for many
things, but I've never seen the tar extraction. One of my late Uncles used to transport these stumps by truck to a plant which used them to make
dynamite. Not certain how, but my guess is they use the turpentine (tar).
One trick I used to use when hunting deer was to purchase a bottle of spirits of turpentine to take on the hunt. Once I got close to the area I was
going to hunt, I would take a Q-tip, and dob the spirits on my clothing and boots. I could sit and watch my dogs follow my trail all the way out to
the point where I dobbed on the spirits, and the dogs would completely lose my scent. I'm not certain, but it seems that if dogs can't smell you,
This really is only good in an area where pines occur naturally, or the deer will know.
I plan on checking out some more of his videos, thanks...