8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival 1. No Shelter This is a two fold mistake that will cost you your life in a Wilderness Survival Situation. The first Ultimate Survival Band Blank - 9 Inch This band is made with 15’ of black 550 paracord, the clasp toggle is made of flint, the tag is stainless steel and is attached with jute twine. To use the band you would first remove the jute string and stainless steel tag (striker), take the jute twine and fluff in to a birds nest, take the flint (clasp) in one hand and the striker in the other, scrape the striker against the flint while resting in the jute twine, you will create a spark that will light the jute. Then add twigs to get the fire going, eventually wood.
Hydrogen Peroxide Claim: Hydrogen peroxide will cure a variety of ailments. Example:[Collected via e-mail, 2006] I would like to tell you of the benefits of that plain little O'l bottle of you can get for under $1.00 at any drug store. My husband has been in the medical field for over and most doctors don't tell you about peroxide, or they would lose thousands of dollars. 1. thetaoofrusty.yolasite.com/low-cash-cache.php Howdy Folks. As things get worse and worse, with potential seizure of personal assets or personal property looming in our future, it may be prudent to stash some items where it would be difficult for them to find. I priced good cache boxes and found them to be $100.00 plus. The 12 Rules of Survival The 12 Rules of Survival has been out of a couple of years now, but it never hurts to reread them. Read the whole book “ Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why ” if you get an opportunity! Also, check out his new book “Lucy” at www.laurencegonzales.com ! By Laurence Gonzales
Slatts Rescue Belt (paracord belt upgrade) For those of you who are regular visitors to this site, you know how often I stress making 550 Paracord an essential item in your bug-out-bag, survival kit, car and so on — the more the better. Given the strength of paracord (550 lbs of tensile strength) and its many applications (tiedowns, lashings, shelter building, friction fire making, fishing line and nets, splints, repairing equipment, tooth floss and many more) it’s one of those things you should never leave home without. In my article on How to Put Together a Survival Kit I talk about my three-tiered survival kit system, with the first tier being what you always have on your person.
Larry Malerba, D.O. : Homeopathic Arnica to the Rescue Known for its remarkable healing properties, Arnica montana has been used for centuries to treat the effects of accidents and injuries. The name refers to the genus and species of the yellow flowering plant, which is endemic to the mountains of Central Europe. This plant is sometimes referred to as Leopard's Bane and is popularly known as the Mountain Daisy in homeopathic usage. Thousands of physicians and millions of patients around the globe have successfully used Arnica to treat the bruising, soreness, inflammation and swelling that results from all types of physical trauma. Savvy consumers are demanding safe, non-toxic treatments and homeopathic Arnica may represent one of the best options available due to its reputation for safety, effectiveness, ease of use and broad applicability.
Craghoppers Bear Grylls Clothing Review Bear Grylls is a famous adventurer. After breaking his back in three places in a parachuting accident, he fought his way to recovery, and two years later entered the Guinness Book of Records as the youngest Briton to climb Mount Everest (being 23 at the time). Anyone who ever suffered from a back injury can understand the enormity of that feat. Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of medical instruments and supplies in survival situations In survival situations, medical emergencies will arise. One of the main concerns with any medical procedures is clean, sterilized equipment so as to not pass on infection and compound or completely compromise any medical procedures that must be done.. Here is a basic primer on disinfection and sterilization in survival situations
Paracord has become my new obsession A few of the recent paracord projects It all started with an idea to get paracord on the bike by wrapping the handlebars and it has grown into a mini-obsession. Learning to tie the knots and thinking up new project ideas has been addictive and keeps me thinking “just one more”. 7 Ways to Have More by Owning Less by Maria Popova Inconspicuous consumption, or what lunching ladies have to do with social web karma. Stuff. We all accumulate it and eventually form all kinds of emotional attachments to it. (Arguably, because the marketing machine of the 20th century has conditioned us to do so.) But digital platforms and cloud-based tools are making it increasingly easy to have all the things we want without actually owning them. Survival Stressors in a Survival Situation Any event can lead to stress and, as everyone has experienced, events don’t always come one at a time. Often, stressful events occur simultaneously. These events are not stress, but they produce it and are called “stressors.”
10 Ways to Survive a Snowstorm There's no truer statement than the old adage "you can't control the weather." You can't even predict it with complete certainty. As advanced as our meteorological forecasting techniques are these days, weather systems are changeable forces of nature. They can come on quickly, switch direction without notice and build in intensity in a short period of time. Whether you're at home, on foot, in your car or at work, a winter snowstorm can catch you off guard.
s Homemade Soap Recipe by Robert Wayne Atkins Grandpappy's Homemade Soap Recipe Copyright © 2007,2008 by Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E. All rights reserved and all rights protected under international copyright law. Click Here for a Microsoft WORD printer friendly copy of this article. Introduction During hard times sooner or later everyone runs out of soap.