Category: camping

CIVIVI Mini Praxis folding pocket knife – Very impressed with this knife.

Being a traditional knife guy, I have never really looked at the more modern options. Lately I have. It has been an Eye opener for me. I am suitably impressed. This one especially. It is now my Work EDC. And it has already proved… Continue Reading “CIVIVI Mini Praxis folding pocket knife – Very impressed with this knife.”

CJRB Feldspar Pocket Folding Knife- The detent was a first for me.

I’m normally a Traditional knife guy. I like the Sod buster, Barlow, Canoe etc etc. Types of knives. But coming out of my comfort zone and looking at within my budget “modern style knives”. Surprisingly very impressed. I like a simple knife .. see… Continue Reading “CJRB Feldspar Pocket Folding Knife- The detent was a first for me.”

Rough Ryder Code Red Black Bear Fixed Blade Knife – very cool idea

Found this while looking for more modern series of folders from Rough Ryder…..WOW. it cost less than most folding knives out there. Look good, well made and hey the price …perfect. Not all bargains are cheap The Novice Survivalist

Schrade Kukri Machete Fixed Blade Knife – Its a beast, But the sheath….they coulda done that better.

Remember knowledge is a survival skill Be safe out there The Novice Survivalist

My First DIY full Size Wooden Spoon Carve – with Merry’s help of course

Decided to try out making a full size wooden spoon. Found some Basswood cut it up and gave it a go. Turned out to be a really fun project. Learnt alot and now more to come. There are so many different types of spoons… Continue Reading “My First DIY full Size Wooden Spoon Carve – with Merry’s help of course”

Rough Ryder Moose, Green G-10 Handles RR2085, It takes after it’s name for sure.

This knife is a beast. The blade combination is perfect, the G-10 scales are awesome and the size makes this knife a great working class pocket knife. Work, hunting, camping or just outdoors this will be a great pocket pal to take along. The… Continue Reading “Rough Ryder Moose, Green G-10 Handles RR2085, It takes after it’s name for sure.”

DIY Custom Ferro Rod Handles – Fun project and handy to have.

I bore easily. So I tend to find things to do. Well I like playing with random wood I find when on a walkabout. I makes walking sticks, toggles for tent and hammock camping, spoon carving etc. Thus time I found some interesting wood.… Continue Reading “DIY Custom Ferro Rod Handles – Fun project and handy to have.”

JupiterGear -7L Tactical Military Sling Backpack – Just right for a walkabout

Small and compact just right for those quick little walkabouts. Be safe out there NOVICE SURVIVALIST

Triple F Day – Fondling my Favorite Folders, Its a “knife thing”

A look at my favorite edc knives for work. Sodbusters and work folders….the joy of owning knives NOVICESURVIVALIST

G4Free Tactical EDC, Sling Backpack – Merry and I do a unboxing and first load out

With the changes in my life I have had to change the way I carry things on a day hike. No more traditional backpacks when you have a pacemaker buried in your shoulder. Soooooo got me a Sling pack. Works great. Remember adapting to… Continue Reading “G4Free Tactical EDC, Sling Backpack – Merry and I do a unboxing and first load out”

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