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Category: Bushcraft

Preview of the B-2 Nano Knife

Preview of the B-2 Nano Knife

In trying to ensure that I keep you up to date with things current and things to come, I wanted to share a preview or rather a pre-review of the Bomber B-2 Nano Knife from Bomber & Company. Fashioned after the B-2 Bomber this knife is not like any other small everyday carry knife. Seen initially…

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ROM Pack – Review

ROM Pack – Review

Recently I have been learning more and more about multi-use items. Food Network’s Alton Brown decidedly is against any “unitasker” and I have to agree. This is what differentiates the ROM Pack from other normal backpacks on the market. Dave Canterbury from The Pathfinder School has been teaching multi-use mentality to all of his students. No…

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How to Whittle A Spoon

How to Whittle A Spoon

We have another great guest post. This time the website owner from Carving Tools Guide brings us How to Whittle A Spoon!   The kitchen has many great pieces of equipment. Disregarding smaller tools such as the spoon is easy. However, when you are in the middle of making an excellent treat for yourself and…

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7 Important Items In Your Emergency Survival Kit

7 Important Items In Your Emergency Survival Kit

We have another guest post from Mina Arnao and MorePrepared.com. This time we find the 7 Important Items In Your Emergency Survival Kit. — Emergencies like natural hazards can be unpredictable and often leave you in helpless and devastated situations. Whether you are at home, in office or traveling, having an emergency preparedness kit is…

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Colter Functional Bandana

Colter Functional Bandana

It was a pleasure to receive two new versatile pieces of everyday carry from Colter USA. Their bandana is 100% cotton and the two that I have are Know Your Knots and Stargazer. Regardless if you know all the facts in the world a little backup never hurt anyone, not to mention they are functional as a…

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Sunjack 14w + 8000mAh Battery Portable Solar Charger

Sunjack 14w + 8000mAh Battery Portable Solar Charger

SunJack 14w + 8000mAh Battery Portable Solar Charger Product Review Some of the latest trends we are seeing today is solar powered gadgets. While this is an old technology, harvesting the sun as a renewable resource is on a steep incline when it comes to personal use. By using today’s science and technology, this is where…

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Jute Twine as a Natural Tinder

Jute Twine as a Natural Tinder

One of the big debates over jute twine and its properties is whether it is considered a natural tinder or a man-made tinder. After doing some research, the answer to the question is clear. Jute is a natural fiber and the process in which we buy it from the store is man-made. But whether this resource…

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X-Shot Sport Review

X-Shot Sport Review

In the world of modern technology, we are always trying to get a leg up. X-Shot Sport actually helps expand our capabilities allowing us to do just that. While I have seen “selfie sticks” with their trigger or push button mechanisms, I have not seen one that allows me to do exactly what I need…

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Paleo Meals To Go Review

Paleo Meals To Go Review

  With both work and pleasure, I am on the go almost constantly. Between running to catch a flight, hiking a trail, camping in the mountains, or coaching softball the one thing that suffers the most is my diet. Paleo Meals To Go has answered my prayers. I started following the Primal Blueprint in 2013…

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Solar Puff Review

Solar Puff Review

One of the greatest things about what I do is to review effective “gadgets”. The Solar Puff LED Light from Solight Design is no exception. This is a very effective tool for your kit. You may be asking, what makes it so effective and I am glad to tell you. Part of it is because…

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21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

Being able to stay safe while involving in outdoor activities is probably the number one priority for every outdoorsmen. The best way to do so is to master some of the Basic Wilderness Survival Skills that you will definitely need them in most situations. Therefore, I would like to share with you an infographic made…

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That is a Hot Ash Stove – Gear Review

That is a Hot Ash Stove – Gear Review

I was able to spend some productive time with the folks from Hot Ash Stove. They are currently on Kickstarter which ends December 1, 2015. What I was able to see and discuss at the meeting was very informative. For starters, this is not an ultralight wood stove. This is a portable Rocket Stove. This…

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Gear Review – Uberfire – Fire

Gear Review – Uberfire – Fire

In the world of survival, the biggest challenges are to focus on the four main categories: Fire, shelter, water, and food. Each category can be a challenge in itself and the order in which each is obtained can be crucial to life and limb. After doing some research, I wanted to ensure I could reduce the risk…

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DIY Firepit for less than $100

DIY Firepit for less than $100

One of the agreements my wife and I had with us moving into a new neighborhood was the understanding that we would have a firepit. The good news was it did not take much convincing since I had built one at our old house complete with reflector. We searched for something that would fit the…

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Tarps, tarps and more tarps

Tarps, tarps and more tarps

While there are many uses for tarps these days, one of the fondest memories I have growing up is using them to make forts and hideaways. There were many days I would search high and low at my house, my dad’s house and at my grandparents, to see if there was a single tarp I…

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Book Review – Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living by John & Geri McPherson

Book Review – Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living by John & Geri McPherson

As I am always looking to expand my knowledge, I was looking for a book specifically on primitive skills. While I have found several, the updated copy of “Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living” by John and Geri McPherson, was the one I landed on. Although this book was written in 2008, it incorporates some of John’s…

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Gear Review – SM18 by Manu Toigo

Gear Review – SM18 by Manu Toigo

This review is a little different than my previous ones because I did not actually have the tool to review. However, I have held and seen the Survival Machete 18″ (SM18) promoted by “Survival Queen” Manu Toigo and I have to say, I was very impressed. Manu is a classy lady from Australia and for those…

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Dual Survival – Who is Matt Graham?

Dual Survival – Who is Matt Graham?

Recently there has been an influx of questions regarding Matt Graham. This is not unreasonable since he was named the new co-host of Discovery’s “Dual Survival”. For those that did not know, Cody Lundin is no longer on the show. I will not get into the details over Cody leaving but let us just say,…

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