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William Bendix's balloon basket is from Balloon Club of America, Swarthmore, Pa. New basket, with balloon, costs $4,000. Remington Wingmaster shotgun, model 870 ($89.45); 19th-century English powder horn ($125, Juergens Antiques); aluminum kettle and pails, part of complete camp cooking and eating kit ($11.10 the set, L. L. Bean); 12-inch insulated boot ($11.35, L. L. Bean); reflector baker ($7.45, L. L. Bean); kapok-filled, water-repellent duck bedroll ($31.85, L. L. Bean); handmade bamboo fluted hollow fly rod ($100, R.L. Winston); Surcouf 11-foot collapsible rubber boat ($150, American Clipper Corp.); Maine snowshoe ($19.50, L L Bean); Plymouth Goldline nylon climber's rope, 7/16-inch diameter, 120 feet long ($24.50, Camp and Trail Outfitters); buffalo-skinner hunting knife ($12.50, Hoffritz); capeskin hunting glove ($9.50, Abercrombie & Fitch); Aquatic snorkel ($1.50, U.S. Divers); Italian 12-point chrome mountaineer's crampons ($17.50 a pair, Camp and Trail); 18th-century flintlock tinder lighter ($85, Robert Abels); Austrian ice ax ($10.50, Camp and Trail). Swiss army knife has 11 functioning parts ($15, Hoffritz); fish knife has shot splitter, leader cutter, pliers, stone for sharpening hooks ($10, Hoffritz); hunting charm from Baluba tribe of Belgian Congo is of ivory ($230, Carlebach Gallery); red-leather hunting cap has moleskin-lined earflaps ($5.85, L. L. Bean). Winchester Model 94 repeating carbine ($82); rare presentation Henry military rifle ($1,675, Robert Abels); waist-high wading boots with insulated feet ($33.85, L. L. Bean). Titelite tent has aluminum frame, sleeps two ($89.50, Abercrombie & Fitch); woven-ash pack basket ($8.35, Abercrombie & Fitch); canteen with canvas cover ($3.50, Abercrombie & Fitch); wood and fiber-glass hunting bow ($47.50); arrows (12 for $19, Abercrombie & Fitch); plaid wool camping blanket ($13.35, L. L. Bean); aluminum omelet pan ($6.50, La Cuisiniere). Mr. Bendix wears a cave-explorer's cap, with battery lamp (Mine Safety Appliances Co.); has all-weather brier pipe ($10, F.R. Tripler); a red-and-black buffalo-plaid Maine guide shirt ($7.85, L. L. Bean); Safari-cloth hunting jacket ($35); and canvas-faced pants ($20, Willis and Geiger).