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Old 12-31-2009, 04:08 PM   #22
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You haven't "done your business" at -45 in a windstorm.
And I thought that, at that temperature, what body parts you expose would be frozen and falling off.
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And I thought that, at that temperature, what body parts you expose would be frozen and falling off.
Not quite true. I grew up in Lead (SD). Many's the day I walked the mile an a half to school at temperatures around forty below Zero. (I remember one two-week period where the highest temperature was twenty below.) We dressed for it... or didn't as the case may be -- my compromise to wearing a hat while in high school (didn't want to disturb that "Ducktail) was ear muffs. Many times I had to stop and warm my cheeks with my hands but nothing ever "fell" off. Now, we never had any winds but I can imagine how much worse it would have been if there had been. I can easily see body parts dropping off in a windy condition.
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Not quite true...
I dunno.

I have never been where the temperature is that low, but about body parts getting frozen stiff and breaking off, I would keep them very well protected. Why take any chances? Can't grow new ones, you know?
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You haven't "done your business" at -45 in a windstorm.
True. It was only -40 F.
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