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Is A Ferro Rod Worth Having? (Spoiler alert: It’s an absolute MUST-HAVE!!! …several of them, just like you need backup knives.)
And make sure you watch his usnea/spruce method!
The 12,000 strike fire starter will last you a long time.
It is also a great barter item.
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Emergency DIY Water Distillation for Survival Bug-Out Bag
Water Distillation for Bushcraft and Survival
Some of the used materials will not be good for your health, but in an emergency/survival situation you will still be able to make ‘safe’ drinking water…
DIY Portable Distiller – How to make seawater drinkable
Survival Camping: #1 Turn Seawater into Fresh Water with Trash
More useful survival gear…
Looking for a camper’s best friend? While small & compact, this feisty chunk of Japanese craftsmanship won’t let you down when it comes to clearing trails or cutting small timber or firewood.
Part hatchet & part machete, the NATA exudes everything you would expect from a premium chopper. The two part rubber handle absorbs impact & reduces stress to the user.
Here is some very useful survival gear,…
…especially for your BOB or INCH bag @Amazon.com:
It’s certainly a good to know how to make a survival water filter, BUT…
…ALWAYS additionally boil or filter that water!!!
Use a water filter to make sure all harmful bacteria & protozoa are removed…
I have NO personal experience with the MSR. The Katadyn and the Sawyer are great.
- Military-grade water purifier pump removes viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and particulate from contaminated water sources virtually anywhere on earth
- Meets NSF protocol P248 testing standard of the U.S. military, using medical-grade fibers to provide protection from the tiniest waterborne threats
- Pumps at a rapid 2.5 liters per minute, treats up to 10,000 liters of water, and withstands freezing, drops, heavy use, and harsh environments
- Pump self-cleans on every stroke, providing consistently fast flow rates with zero hassle—no backflushing or filter-scrubbing ever required
- Ideal for backcountry, expeditions, global travel, and survival; purifier pump measures 8.2 x 4.7 inches and weighs 17.3 ounces; made in the USA
Best selling emergency preparedness water filter
Made of the highest quality construction, this robust water filter is ideal for long lasting continuous use, even under extreme circumstances. The filter’s silver impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa, using a Micro Filtration method. Up to 1 quart (1 liter)/minute Cartridge Capacity, up to 13,000 gallons (50,000 liters), depending on water quality. This pocket water filter is a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts, international travelers, and the U.S. Military.
At least one sawyer filter should go into every BOB or INCH bag:
A water filter is an absolute must-have to survive the coming collapse!
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This is all 13 Bushcraft Camp Update episodes merged into one, with no talking, just pure bushcraft shelter building. Featuring the Hunting Tower with ladder, Dog House, Giant Lean-to shelter, small lean to shelter with wood roof, raised bed, fire pit, log store, main tarp roof with pulley system, bushcraft bench and all perimeter walls. The Bushcraft Camp Update series has been my favourite series to date. Building a natural shelter from resources found in the woods has always been a passion of mine, as has spending the night alone in the forest. By building this camp I have the opportunity to learn Bushcraft & Survival skills whilst doing solo overnight camps at the same time. To start with I built this supershelter using cheap tools to save money. As my knowledge developed I began to purchase better quality tools to help me get tasks done faster. My favourite part of the series was definitely Bushcraft Camp Update 11 where I built the Hunting Tower with ladder completely on my own. It wasn’t an easy build, and I made many mistakes along the way, but I learnt from them, and for me that was the most important part: to learn to work with nature and not against it. Now that this Bushcraft Log Cabin is pretty much complete, I can spend time chilling in the woods, learning more about my surroundings and learning primitive technology to further develop my survival knowledge. This adventure has been amazing and I’m so pleased you guys could join along with me. Thank you for watching the camp update series and for watching the videos! – Mike Watch Every Episode of the Camp Build here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…
When I started this project a few years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into, or how addictive it would become. For the past 5 days straight I have managed to find all of the footage for every episode of the Bushcraft Camp Update series (all 13 episodes over the past few years). For this video, I have merged them together into one epic build video, starting from the first fire reflector I built just over 2 years ago, to the full finished camp which it is now. I don’t talk in this video until right at the end, where I talk you through the tools that I have used to build this camp, as well as some information on the permission I have to build here, the trees I used for the camp build and general questions that you guys have asked me over the years. If you watched this video all the way through I am truly grateful, and if you found at least one part of it that inspired you to get outside and enjoy life, then I feel it has been a success. You truly are incredible subscribers and I feel lucky to have such a loyal fanbase. Gotta go now, adventure awaits…….
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Seeing that he is also using Mora knives and the Cold Steel SRK made me smile inside…
Personally, I would NOT sharpen my NEW knife.
I would use it first for a while, before sharpening it.
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Silky saws are great.
If you buy them via the provided links, then I. U. is getting a small commission from Amazon.
The prize for you stays the same.
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Well, the Russians use Conium maculatum tincture taken in small doses to help to cure cancer.
I will not give you the dose, as there are so many other ways to cure cancer.
Poison Hemlock, identification of the Wisconsin Invasive Species Conium maculatum
Wild Parsnip and Wild Carrot VS Poison Hemlock
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