Tag: Making fire

Watch “Is a ferro rod a ferro rod – or are they different.” on YouTube

I was reading an article on Ferocium rods. Peaked my interest so pulled out all I had and took a closer look at them. Then went and tested them in the south 40vat the cottage. Interesting results. The strikers well kinda dissapointing some good… Continue Reading “Watch “Is a ferro rod a ferro rod – or are they different.” on YouTube”

Watch “Walkabout – Snow Ice Big Stick #4 and Coffee x2” on YouTube

Decided to go walkabout with my new big stick in the snow. Had some coffee which turned out to be a challenge….

Watch “Walkabout and Lunch – with a new Stove from REDCAMP” on YouTube

Here you go campers. Got to get out and trudge for a few hours, made lunch with a new stove. Pretty good time was had. Check out the video below… As always remember knowledge is a survival skill Stay safe . The Novice Survivalist

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

First Winter Walkabout 2020.

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

“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”

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 “FIRE IT UP FRIDAY- Snack in the South 40 – (Pacific Bushcraft Consortium)” on YouTube

A tip for those pesky damp fire pits.

In just 2 minutes here’s a quick fix for those damp fire pits….. Check it out. The novice survivalist

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”

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