Basic Survival Tips Author: Jeff Durham - Updated: 22 April 2014| Comment If you regularly spend time in the woods, wilderness, mountains, on water or in any other places in which you may be faced with emergencies and may have to rely on your ability for survival, it's important to know what to do and what your priorities should be. In fact, it's useful to enrol on even the most basic of survival courses as they will help you become more prepared should you find yourself in a real 'life or death' survival situation. Knowing your priorities is one thing but that will all count for nothing unless you're mentally prepared too. It's important to remain calm, think rationally and sometimes, be creative when it comes to survival in an emergency. A Shelter For Survival A shelter is crucial on a number of levels. Fire Once you have built your shelter, the next thing to do is to light a fire. Water And Survival Water is your next survival priority. First Aid Administration Food And Survival Navigation and Rescue Title:
Primitive Technology, Traditional Skills and Hand-Made Tools Laughing Coyote Project :: Home Outside Lands - 2013 : Music - Food - Wine - Beer - Art VIP Tickets are on sale now! Single Day GA & VIP Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 17th at 10AM PT! 3-Day VIP Tickets On Sale Now! 3-Day GA & VIP Tickets On Sale Thursday, April 10th at 10AM PT! Eager & Leisure Beaver tickets are now sold out. A limited number of 3-Day Eager Beaver Tickets, Special Tickets, Parking Passes and Shuttle Passes go on sale Friday, March 28th at 10AM PDT! We cordially invite you plus all of your friends and family to the 7th Annual Outside Lands to be held again in world famous Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. 'Tis the season for "fa-la-la"-ing and holiday sales! Sale ends December 16th at midnight, so check out our Outside Lands web store now! Missing Outside Lands 2013 already? Forgot to grab something to commemorate your Outside Lands? Thanks to the good community of Outside Lands, there are lots of items to be claimed from Lost and Found at this year's festival. Thanks for being a part of Outside Lands' 6th successful year! Can't wait?
Backpack Europe on Budget--Backpacking and travel info for budget travelers. 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. 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. 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 Ground is the right triangle The headphones are the ear muff looking things The diode is the triangle with the line on the left side Making the coil Items required About 50 feet of wire bottle or other non-conducting form about 6 inches in length and about 2 inches in diameter pen, nail, stick to make taps Where to scavenge parts from Wire You can use any wire, it must have a non-conductive insulation. Bottle This can be any empty shampoo bottle, contact lens cleaner bottle, or even pvc pipe.
Step-by-Step Home Butchering for Sheep, Lambs and Goats with Images This is an excerpt from a great homesteading book on home butchering of every description. It is called "The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making" by Philip Hasheider, published by Voyageur Press.We have a book review of this book, and it comes highly recommended for those of you homesteading and wanting information on home butchering. Below is an excerpt from the book on slaughtering sheep, lamb and goats. Home Butchering and Choosing your Animal If you raised your own sheep or goats, you should be able to determine the healthiest one in your flock as a good candidate for butchering at home. If you are purchasing a live sheep, goat or a lamb, be sure to examine it first. You may want to consider purchasing a female for home butchering to avoid removing the male sex organs. Lambs are typically marketed when they reach between 90 to 140 pounds live weight. Home Butchering and Handling Home Butchering Equipment and Tools Home Butchering and Stunning and Sticking
Schools – West | Master Woodsman “In the school of the woods, there is no graduation day.”– HORACE KEPHART, Camping and Woodcraft, 1917 When it comes to training, you get what you pay for, period. Unlike other professions (like Forestry), there are no certifications or state registration/licensure. Anyone can represent themselves to the public as a “survival instructor.” Before spending your hard earned money, valuable time, and perhaps even jeopardizing your life and creating the ultimate heartache for your family, spend sometime checking out YOUR potential survivor instructor. Here are a few questions we suggest you ask… Do they make their livelihood in the industry, or is this a part-time gig? Below is a list of schools of which we have first hand experience or have a good reputation from other instructors we have a relationship with. Also, see the Events page as it can be a great place to learn from many instructors in one location. Green University® LLC Instructor: Thomas J. A Naturalist’s WorldInstructor: Dr.
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