In my other post Got Fire? I made a couple of candles in metal tins to put into my GHB that seemed to work great at taking the heat back in June when I wrote that post. Later in the year I decided to check on them and found that they had leaked a bit and sealed themselves … Continue reading A Better Fire Starting Candle
The surrounding 2 miles around my property are interlinked by timber grows of Doug Fir and stands of White Oak and Ash. They have heavy underbrush ranging from blackberries to ferns. Between those groves are fields of grass for sheep and cattle. That's a diverse range for any camo to blend into. Something that the … Continue reading Seriously Bro… Multicam?
Today I decided to do a "BOB Dump" to see what's in the thing and what I want to improve on, notes are inline with images. The pack is an USMC one I got from a surplus store for $100.00 It's large and rugged but heavy. If I were planning on trekking long distances I … Continue reading B.O.B. Dump 09/2018
I decided to replace my trusty Surefire 6P with Malkoff Device with something a little lighter and brighter last year. I bought a Nitecore MH27 1000 Lumens CREE and really like the light, but it's a tad heavy for an SBR and large. My thinking was that I could use it dual mode with the red … Continue reading New Weapon Light & Mount
I'm fortunate in that I have always worked and lived in an area that "tactical" gear worn daily does not draw attention. No Docker's for this guy! I've worn a "tactical" gun belt for the last 10 years starting with the Wilderness 1.5" Instructors belt, then switched over to the Atlas 1.75" belt which has … Continue reading Gadsden Dynamics EDC Belt Review
So you lost or left your 3-Day Pack behind with your poncho liner and E-Bivy Sack that usually provides a warm nights sleep. What you have on you is all you get to stay warm and make it home which illustrates why layering is so important. Putting all your eggs in one basket or backpack is … Continue reading Mini Survival Kit
Do you know how to start one in the most dire of situations? Many THINK they do, but have you really put your method to the test? Having started many a camp fires in the BSA back in the day, I thought "what's the big deal, I can start a fire no problem!" There is … Continue reading Got Fire?