While cleaning out the shop today I found an old FOB that I had started making mods on a few years back. I remember "needing" this little thing because it was so cool at the time. It was sold by TAD and very expensive if I recall correctly. Back then they were not so … Continue reading Jute & My Alternate Fire Key Chain FOB
About 25 years ago in my backpacking days, I purchased a strange looking hammock called the Hennessy Hammock. I was intrigued by it's all-in-one design with a bug screen and fly, not to mention the unorthodox bottom entry. I quit backpacking shortly after that purchase and while I didn't get to use it much for … Continue reading The Best BOB Shelter You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Every hear of it? I had not either until 6 months ago. It's also known as BuJo which stands for "Bullet Journal" and is a very unique way of getting things done (GTD) using a standard notebook and pen. I learned how to use the system at the website (https://bulletjournal.com), before the author released his … Continue reading Bullet Journaling
I recently went looking for an EDC fixed blade to replace my custom Damascus Pikal blade that Mark Goldsworthy made for me years back. Mark made a real piece of art and a great defensive tool for me, but over the years I found myself wishing my EDC fixed blade had more utility to it … Continue reading Jolly Rogers “EDC I Survivalist Backup” Review pt.1
If you have advanced past the 72hr bag and basic essentials I mention in Are You Prepared? then you likely have a wood stove for heating your home. While wood stoves are great for cooking on in the Winter post SHTF, you are not going to warm your house up on an 80F day to make a … Continue reading Cooking in the Summer Post SHTF
My current setup for primitive survival, aka. "bushcrafting." So far this knife has seen little use. Other than preparing some young roosters for dinner, it has been a shelf queen. It does batten well, and is sharp enough to make feather sticks with ease. My patrol setup is very minimal and streamlined for movement … Continue reading Patrol / Bushcraft Knife Setup
It's a good piece of gear to have, don't ya think? Below is a shot of all the compass types I own, including my Samsung 9 phone. Today the wife and I were rechecking our pace counts and going over the basics of Land Nav after watching a great starter video by "Corporal's Corner", when … Continue reading Got Compass?