James R. Holman (jrholman@MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU)
Mon, 23 May 1994 09:24:06 -0400
On Fri, 20 May 1994 07:33:48 LCL,
Robert Fulton <robert.fulton@GIZMODE.UU.HOLONET.NET> wrote:
>Does anyone think the Second Class requirement of demonstrating the proper
>sharpening of a saw or the First Class requirement of measuring a height or
>width during an orienteering course are odd?
I've always considered the proper way to sharpen a scout saw was to throw
away the old blade and buy a new one ;-). On the other hand, the
height/width estimation is neat. That was one of our spring camporee
events and the kids were amazed that they could do it (following the Scout
Handbook instructions, of course). Their first assumption was that it was
an impossible task. It's one of the 'tricks' that they may find useful
I used to be a bear..
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City