Re: Klondike (Snowshoes)
Turba, Thomas N RV (tnt1@PO11.RV.UNISYS.COM)
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 11:16:00 -0600
>Many troops in the snowy states build snowshoes from pvc conduit/pipe. A
>mold is made of wood to form the pipe around. The pipe is then placed
>in a metal container of heated sand for a pre-determined time, then
>removed and formed around the mold while still "malleable"
Many years ago my oldest son made a pair of snowshoes much like this, but he
used metal conduit, which was bent into shape with a conduit bending tool.
T. N. T.
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