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Old 03-14-2013, 09:46 AM
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Lightbulb McSpork (Spoon)

In the summer, I often stop at McDonald's and get a McFlurry. They come with a plastic spoon that is easily recycled into a lightweight backpacking spoon that I call the McSpork!

How to make a McSpork:

1. Buy a McFlurry and consume,

2. Keep the spoon, bring it home and wash it,

3. Cut off the little hook at the top of the handle. (I think that the hook is used to attach to the machine that mixes the McFlurry. It is easily removed with a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:52 PM
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Thanks for sharing your idea and photos, atraildreamer.

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Old 04-17-2013, 03:05 PM
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Old 04-28-2014, 01:48 PM
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Another cheap camp kitchen idea...

I wanted to cut up a tomato without having to use a full-size cutting board and realized that a plas NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-04-2014, 10:44 PM
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