Category: Camping and survival equiptment

Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube

Well my bad habit of buying everything shiny and sharp may just have back fired on me. For once I have got one that may just be of no use. Or I am missing the whole point of this. You decide. Knowledge is a… Continue Reading “Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube”

Watch “Mossy Oaks Fixed blade Hunting and Pocket Knife Set – Right on Budget” on YouTube

Looking for an inexpensive starter camp/bush knife. I was surprised at this one. $15.00 to start. Knowledge on a budget is a survival skill

I GOT TAGGED ON THE TUBE

This turned out to be quite a challenge. Something I had never thought about. Basically it was list your 3 Top outdoor brand names. Here is my answer to them. It was really difficult. I landed up going to the 10 Cc,s list and… Continue Reading “I GOT TAGGED ON THE TUBE”

First Winter Walkabout 2020.

Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.

Learning about Axes and things

Over the last month or so I have been looking into axes. Mainly the Cold steel Trail Boss and the CRKT Woods Chogan T Hawk. The main reason was I owned both. The Woods Chogan for About 5 years and the Trail Boss I… Continue Reading “Learning about Axes and things”

“T HAWK” WOOD HANDLE UPGRADE

Finally got to work on the wood handle slipping issue. It was worse when wearing gloves. So scrapped off the coating on the handle that it came with. And added Linseed oil. What a difference in the grip factor now. Not just a saftey… Continue Reading ““T HAWK” WOOD HANDLE UPGRADE”

Another Caffeine driven review…

Here you go campers, another $5 Walmart bargain bin find. They drive me to coffee…..as you will find out at your peril if you dare to watch…enjoy The Novice Survivalist.

CRTK Woods Chogan T-Hawk.

I have owned this T hawk for almost 4 years. Initially bought it for camping in California. The first time I used it was disappointing. But now having done some research in the past week or 2 I finally sharpened it. What a difference.… Continue Reading “CRTK Woods Chogan T-Hawk.”

Watch “COLD STEEL TRAIL BOSS AXE – A first look at my new Axe and Uses” on YouTube

Been doing some research to help with camping chores. This guy will certainly do the trick. COLD STEEL Trail Boss small forrest axe. A thing of beauty. Got to figure out the whole axe skills thing now. Joy.

Axes, Are they necessary for the Novice Outdoor person….The Knowledge search continues

“The felling axe is also often referred to as the camp axe and it is used to cut down trees and branches.This type of axe has two main features:

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