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The Becker BK 2 Knife

by suburban September 7, 2011 Bushcraft
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The Becker BK2 by Ka-Bar. I’ve had this knife for several months, and keep forgetting to write a review of it. So, here it is… In hindsight, I remember pulling this knife out of the box… My first impression was how heavy it was. My second impression was how thick the blade was at the […]

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Reviews of the Mora Knife

by suburban August 23, 2010 Bushcraft
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I was going to do a review of the Mora knife, but a quick Google search has revealed that there are a plethora of them already out there.  So, instead of writing one on my own, I thought I would share several that I have found.  This way, you only have one place to look […]

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I Just Finished Dave Canterbury’s Book, “The Pathfinder System, Survivability for the Common Man”

by suburban August 19, 2010 Books
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Well, I burned right through this book.  I actually finished it a week ago, Thursday.  It should really be called, Survivability for the Common ‘Sense’ Man.  Dave takes a no nonsense real common sense approach to the concept of ‘what if I get lost in the woods while taking a walk, hiking, camping, etc.‘  It […]

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Boiling Water in a Plastic Bottle.

by suburban July 31, 2010 Bushcraft
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Okay, I just saw something on the Discovery show Man, Woman, Wild I thought was pretty cool…  I am sure this is not good for the long term, but for a short term survival situation, pretty cool. I am a fan of Myke Hawke.  I have his book “Hawke’s Green Beret Survival Manual.” I just […]

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Lost In Wild Arizona With Cody Lundin

by suburban July 20, 2010 Bushcraft
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Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

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DIY – Old Fashioned Torch for Light

by suburban July 15, 2010 Bushcraft
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Please note that they are relatively unstable and should not be used for anything other than emergency or novelty purposes. I.E. I do not suggest using these to be part of some sort of dungeon themed room since they would probably light your house on fire. **Be careful, I do not want some law suit […]

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The Mora, by Survival Common Sense.

by suburban July 11, 2010 Bushcraft
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I bought a Frosts Mora Knife several months ago, and have carried it in my day pack since as part of my EDC and my Travel Carry.  I carry it when I go camping (among other blades), hiking, etc. Survival Common Sense had a good review of the Mora.  He put it through the paces, […]

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My Survival and Outdoor iPhone Apps

by suburban June 20, 2010 Books
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When I bought my iPhone last year, I quickly realized it had the potential to be a survival tool  My search for iPhone apps under “camping, hiking, and survival” quickly returned many options for me.  I have tried a bunch of them, and am using the ‘best ones for me’ at the moment.  They may […]

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Building an Inexpensive Bug Out Bag System with Dave Canterbury of the Pathfinder School

by suburban June 7, 2010 Bug Out
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So, today I want to publish several videos by Dave Canterbury of the Pathfinder School.  I have a ton of Respect for Dave.  His videos are informative, he is thorough, and a professional survivalist.  He has a new show on the Discovery Channel as well… Part 1:  Building a Discount Bushcraft Kit Part 2: Building […]

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Two new books in my survival library

by suburban May 7, 2010 Books
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So I added two new books to my survival library this week.  The first is “Primitive Skills and Crafts, An Outdoorsman’s Guide to Shelters, Tools, Weapons, Tracking, Survival, and More”  It is to compliment my Back to Basics, and is paperback, so it is much more portable than Back to Basics in hard cover.  The […]

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