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A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods

A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods
The author's bushcraft camping outfit. See below for numbered version and listing. Photo: Paul Kirtley. Whether you are camping in the woods for a weekend or staying out for weeks, this bushcraft camping outfit is a good base model. One of the considerations for my kit is that it has to provide good durability for the cost. A Modular Approach As I’ve mentioned in other articles, I take a modular approach to my wilderness bushcraft equipment. Reduction One thing I’ve learnt over the years is that less is often more. Bushcraft Camping Equipment The author's bushcraft camping outfit. Shelter and Sleeping Kit 1. 2. 3. 4. Tarp set up for camping. Carrying Kit 5. 6. as my rucksack liner. Cooking and Water 7. Billy can kit - stuff sack, billy can, billy can insert, collapsible water bag (MSR Dromedary), and collapsible bowl (Sea to Summit Kitchen Sink). 8. 9. 10. 11. Personal Hygiene 12. containing toilet paper, wet wipes, alcohol hand-gel and a cigarette lighter. 13. Clothing 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

The Top 100 Items to Disappear First by Mr. Smashy Survival Cache You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.” Even if you don’t need more than 2 (you should always have 2 of everything) each item on this list will be great for bartering. I’ve linked to a couple of the items you are less likely to find at Wal-Mart and other local stores. Generators Water Filters/Purifiers Portable Toilets Seasoned Firewood Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps Coleman Fuel. What’s Missing? What do you think will disappear before these things that’s not on the list? Reprinted with permission from Survival Cache.

10 Fascinating Cases of Mind Control Animals Controlling the minds of other living creatures is simply the stuff of science fiction right? Well for some creatures becoming a real live zombie is a daily hazard. Here are 10 examples of real parasitic behavior modifications. Phorid flies Pseudacteon The genus Pseudacteon, of which 110 species have been documented, is a parasitoid of the ant in South America. Toxoplasma gondii is a common parasite the definitive host of which is the cat, but the parasite can be carried by all known mammals including humans. Euhaplorchis Californiensis This parasite lives in the gut of shorebirds and produces eggs that are released in the bird’s stool which are spread into the salt-water marshes and ponds of southern California. Jewel Wasp Ampulex Compressa When a female jewel wasp is ready to lay its egg it finds a cockroach and administers two stings. Hairworm Spinochordodes Tellinii This worm’s larva develops and grows inside orthopteran insects (grasshoppers, crickets, etc.). Lancet Liver Fluke

Arming Yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse: How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor. As a Survival and Preparedness instructor, I take my line of work very seriously–sometimes too seriously. Occasionally, though, I like to take on survival projects that are just downright fun. This article highlights one of those projects. I’m fortunate in that I’ve been able to turn my passion into my profession–this being the study of Survival and Preparedness. Ultimately your survival needs fall into five main categories. WaterFireShelterSignalingFood Every survival kit must include contents that directly or indirectly meet these five basic survival needs. Mossberg 500 Pump Action Shotgun Before Survival/Zombie Modifications I will now break down each survival modification and detail why it was included in the final build. Ammunition First things first: the gun itself. Your Arsenal: Bird Shot, Buck Shot, and Slugs In addition to hunting, a shotgun is an excellent self-defense weapon. Side Saddle on the Stock Saw

Extraordinary Claims Swedish Firesteel Army Model In the world of man, names are very important. McClane. Rambo. 10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time How time perception is warped by life-threatening situations, eye movements, tiredness, hypnosis, age, the emotions and more… The mind does funny things to our experience of time. Just ask French cave expert Michel Siffre. In 1962 Siffre went to live in a cave that was completely isolated from mechanical clocks and natural light. When he tried to measure out two minutes by counting up to 120 at one-second intervals, it took him 5 minutes. But you don’t have to hide out in a cave for a couple of months to warp time, it happens to us all the time. 1. People often report that time seems to slow down in life-threatening situations, like skydiving. But are we really processing more information in these seconds when time seems to stretch? To test this, Stetson et al. (2007) had people staring at a special chronometer while free-falling 50 metres into a net. 2. We’ve all experienced the fact that time seems to fly when we’re having fun. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Time is relative

GATLING GUN KIT CNC MACHINED ALUMINUM FOR RUGER® 10/22® RIFLES Every gun enthusiast that's seen a gatling gun in a western movie has wanted to get behind the gun, crank it hard and watch it spit lead! Our Gatling Gun Kit uses your 2 Ruger 10/22 rifles (not included) and will give you a good feel for what a real gatling gun would feel like at a price that you'll like. The kit is precison CNC machined from billet aluminum, including the frame and the receiver covers - No Cheap Plastic parts here! The tripod is also precison CNC machined from aluminim for a solid shooting platform. Rate of fire is four rounds per crank revolution and is only limited by your ability to turn the crank. The Gatling Gun Kit requires NO special permits or licenses since you supply the two required Ruger 10/22 rifles (which are the registered firearms). The GATLING GUN KIT comes complete with all the parts required to assemble using your two standard Ruger 10/22 rifles (required, not included), the tripod and anti-aircraft sights. Review This Product Close

Spanish Circle Waltz This website is the online version of our handbook. It gives a basic overview of who we are and what we do. You could be here because you have shown interest in joining our troupe, or maybe you're looking for the words of a Christmas carol, or maybe even the pattern for "Flowers of Fezziwigs". What ever it is please feel free to browse around. If you are interested in being a Fezziwigger these pages should serve to answer some of the most common questions we hear about Fezziwig's and assist you in the beginning steps of becoming a Fezziwigger. Fezziwiggers (which is what we call the members of the Fezziwig's Warehouse cast) perform as part of the "The Great Dickens Christmas Fair". Fezziwig's is a family that prides itself on hard work, longevity, and community. While we hope that this site will help you decide to join our family, it does not replace the information you would receive in rehearsals, workshops, and collaborating with the cast.

EDC - Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via... Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via theprepared: Chapped lipsIn extreme cold weather, you can rub it on the exposed parts of your face. The thin layer helps prevent heat loss by limiting radiation and air convection.Lubrication for your fire bow drill, etc.It is a great firestarter! Editor’s Note: I know a lot of you guys probably carry chapstick and don’t even think of it as “EDC.”

The Unreal Universe Reality, as we sense it, is not quite real. The stars we see in the night sky, for instance, are not really there. They may have moved or even died by the time we get to see them. Even the sun that we know so well is already eight minutes old by the time we see it. What is surprising (and seldom highlighted) is that when it comes to sensing motion, we cannot back-calculate in the same kind of way as we can to correct for the delay in observation of the sun. Einstein chose to resolve the problem by treating perception as distorted and inventing new fundamental properties in the arena of physics - in the description of space and time. Einstein instead redefined simultaneity by using the instants in time we detect the event. The mathematical difference spawns different philosophical stances, which in turn percolate to the understanding of our physical picture of reality. Special Relativity gives an unambiguous answer to this question. About the Author Special acknowledgement

Fire Escape Rapunzel System Posted on January 6, 2011 by saya Wow, the Rapunzel Box, though actually designed for a quick escape during fire, seems just like a new wear for superman and superwoman. I mean, that’s the coolest way to escape from fire. The Rapunzel is usually equipped within a building, offering several boxes for people to use. Whenever a fire bursts, you’re suggested to put your hand into the Rapunzel box to grab the handle, let your wrist fixed by Rapunzel and then land onto the ground.