Tag: wilderness survival

A change of Seasons. Fall 2021

Well Campers it seems that summer is past. So quickly it seems, eEvery year I never get to do what plans I make for every summer. But the good news for me is its Fall again. Definitely the best time of the year to… Continue Reading “A change of Seasons. Fall 2021”

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 “Snugpak Enhanced Patrol Poncho – Some nice extras” on YouTube

I had damaged my poncho in fall down the side of a hill…joy. Now had to replace, this is my choice..,love it SNUGPAK enhanced patrol poncho. Check it out NS

Watch “My 2020 and Beyond Walkabout Day Pack – Perfect for my old Tired Body” on YouTube

Yep its catching up to me. No longer the young gun anymore. The mind is willing the body ….not so much. Now I have to make changes to how I enjoy the outdoors. Starting with my Walkabout pack.

Watch “Mods and Maintenance on my TRAIL BOSS AXE” on YouTube

Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. 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

“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”

Protecting me from my axe and the axe from me.

Always keeping safety in mind when doing axe work or anything requiring a sharp tool. Needed to enhance thesafety aspect of my axe work. Not just reading about it but practicing it. Here is how I started doing that with my new Trail Boss… Continue Reading “Protecting me from my axe and the axe from me.”

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 “BIG STICK II – Another trudging companion” on YouTube

Got to fancy up a new big stick for trudging around in winter. Always a good idea to have a 3rd leg in winter walkabouts. May just save you some unwanted pain.

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