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§. Pill Bottle Survival Kit. Stumbleupon. Penny Stove 2.0 - Standard Tecate Cans. Replacement for the Original Penny: After a decade Heineken is no longer making those wonderful Keg cans and its time a Penny Stove that uses regular cans.

Penny Stove 2.0 - Standard Tecate Cans

I chose Tecate beer cans because there were many in my recycle bin and you can find the same can shape everywhere. Also, I liked the depth of the bottom dish, the soft exterior fold of the raised ring, and the way the top ring fit snugly over the bottom ring. You can use other standard cans, but since many are slightly different, the results may be slightly different. So, after much building and testing and inspiration from dr.ir. Niek Lambert, I have perfected a competitive replacement for the original Penny. A typical test: Using two cups of 70° water and 30 ml of fuel (one ounce or two tablespoons), half in the stove and half covering the penny on top, showed the following results: Survival Bow Making Instructions. By Jason Knight The following bow making instructions will help you construct an effective bow in a relatively short amount of time.

Survival Bow Making Instructions

Foxhole radio - ZombieSquadWiki. From ZombieSquadWiki Work in Progress The traditional foxhole radio is made out of scavenged parts by some soldiers during World War II.

Foxhole radio - ZombieSquadWiki

This page documents that radio as well as improvements to help it work better. The construction of the radio is not very difficult and most people age 6 and up should be able to make one. This is not only fun project, but one that can dramatically increase your ability to get information when you need it most. Basic Radio The basic radio is simply a diode, crystal earpiece (piezo electric), and an antenna. The antenna is the top left triangle looking thing. The coil is the spring looking thing. How To Use a Compass - when you have no compass.... Kjetil Kjernsmo's illustrated guide on Finding the directions without a compass You are lost. I mean really lost. Standing in the middle of nowhere, and you have no idea where to go. If you are really in trouble, remember two things first of all: stay calm, think rationally, and you can survive a long time without food. Further thoughts about extreme survival skills is beyond the scope of this page, seek advice elsewhere beyond this introduction.

This page is mainly about the northern hemisphere of the earth, actually north of 23.5 °, because I have never been to the southern hemisphere myself (would like to go there of course!). Would-be Hoboes: Your Dream House Has Arrived. Treehugger points us to this very clever design for a jacket with pouches in its lining that can be unfurled to reveal a personal tent.

Would-be Hoboes: Your Dream House Has Arrived

As the designer, Justin Gargasz, explains: Individuals feel the need to escape interactions in their environment everyday. Whether it be interactions with excessive technology or other people, this psychological and physical need to get away is where I began my investigation. A physical as well as psychological escape is achieved when the user has the option to efficiently get away from inside of building and come back when ever they choose. I focused on expandable clothing for concept exploration. Note that Gargasz isn't suggesting that campers are the jacket's ideal audience—no, he's smart enough to realize that this jacket can't ever replace a good tent tucked into a backpack. [Via Treehugger] How to Make a Bug Out Bag. Survivalbiz.com.

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Take the bottom piece of the can and start to ruffle the perimeter of the can with your thumb. (Figure 10.) You don’t want creases, just ruffles. These ruffles are to allow the top portion of the can to fit over the bottom portion easily. Step 8. . · Isopropyl alcohol works well with the stove but it does not burn as clean as denatured. · You will notice the aluminum strip creates an inner wall to the stove. . · You can set your cooking pot right on top of the stove and cook. . · Although, no amount of blowing will extinguish the flame.

. · Please! Vanishing Point: How to disappear in America without a trace. Where there's water, life is possible.

Vanishing Point: How to disappear in America without a trace

True, it may be very difficult and very hard to live, depending, but anyone who's driven, hiked, or camped in the American South West will have noticed that cities and ranches crop up where there's surface water or where there's been a well dug. Within the state of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado, there are deserts, mesas, mountains, and forests where normally people never or rarely visit; not-so-secret places where there's water, access to a road within a day's hike, and where a fairly rugged individual may hide while remaining basically healthy, marginally well fed, and reasonably sane.

In this section I'll look at two such environments, neither of which I would recommend, but one of which I'd suggest is a reasonable way to live in basic health while either on the run, hiding out from the law, old girl friends, the draft for an illegal war, putative wives and such. Where exactly?