Category: Emergency Kit

Take a look at some cutters

The point of this blog post is to chat about the 3 cutters I carry the most. Basically my favorites. I have other Cutting tools which I have gathered over the years, but they have been relegated to a lower rung on the need ladder or to a different need. Normally if a cutter, they have been replaced with a bigger, shinier, sharper cutting tool, better suited for the job I need them for.

A buck, a belt and my camp companion.

A look at my 3 knives and their job descriptions…

The Dime…..a survival tool?

via Survive on a dime – Can you? Check out the multi-tool from Gerber. If anything it is a great key chain partner. Maybe a survival tool in a pinch

Survive on a dime – Can you?

Hi Campers, I was rummaging around in my camping and survival goodies as usual. I do this about once a month on average. I’m a geek with camping and survival stuff. Love to look at, touch and feel them in my hands. Yes a… Continue Reading “Survive on a dime – Can you?”

2nd Chance George

via 2nd Chance George A place to show off my videos of my adventures and skill tests.

Another 2 minute tip for the Novice survivalist

Campers I have just uploaded a short video (Yes it’s 2 minutes ) on how to get started with making fire using a ferrocerium rod. It’s a simple change in the way you position yourself and the rod and striker. Then by only moving… Continue Reading “Another 2 minute tip for the Novice survivalist”

Do I really need all these survival “gizmos and tools” and other stuff…..

A re-look at what I really need to carry as opposed to what I carry…minimalizing

Canvas Needle. The last of the 10 C;s

Although a play on words, A Canvass needle is more than likely to be replaced by a small modified sewing kit. What for you ask. Well lets look at some needs for a sewing kit. Clothing repair Cover repair. ( Tarp tent etc.) Medical use… Continue Reading “Canvas Needle. The last of the 10 C;s”

Dirt time 9- Cargo Tape

This is one of the “not really required” items on the 10’Cs of survival list. However its a very versatile item to have in your bag of survival tricks. Cargo Tape, number 9 on the 10 c’s list, also known as Duck Tape or Gorilla tape… Continue Reading “Dirt time 9- Cargo Tape”

Dirt Time 8 – Compass

A look at the basics of navigating with a compass and map.

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