Maps

Posted: December 8, 2016 in Survival

One very important prep that is often overlooked are good area maps on Paper …. everyone should maintain a map and you would be wise to create an overlay made of clear plastic with a permanent marker and a dry wipe marker with notes on areas on interest .

the local military bases,

Food supply caches ,

hardware stores ,

and civil services in your area …

Create a map using https://inkatlas.com and print it out — preferably in no more then 1:50000 resolution

 

 

Forge Blower

Posted: September 5, 2016 in Survival

https://primitivetechnology.wordpress.com/2016/07/29/forge-blower/comment-page-1/#comment-4056

Trapping and Fishing vs Hunting

Posted: August 29, 2016 in Survival

The progression from hunter/gatherer, to formal agriculture is a major reason for man’s success,

Hunting, however, is a great start when agriculture fails.

Hunting is a great sport but ultimately trapping and fishing are going to feed a family a lot for longer and with much less effort, as they multiply the effort of a single person and could provide for a surplus of food for trade.

Trapping of birds is the simplest of affairs, and ,while rather cruel,can be done with fish hooks and bait,

or possibly nets, and other falling traps, even mouse traps.

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Review of the Zebra Cooking kit

Posted: August 19, 2016 in Survival

I bought this great little Kit for around US$6 a few months back — its SUPER solid — if a little Heavy … but it fits my bug out gear well … and my lunch .. and with having moved to New Zealand – with a threat of major earth quakes, its always good to know i have a solid cooking system in my bag .

 

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Air rifles are often seen as weak, and not very effective hunting weapons, and  while the smaller caliber modern air rifles ( under .25 ) are not great against human targets, they have some merit.

Firstly I’m talking exclusively about single shot spring / gas piston guns.

Air rifle pellets are cheap and light.

Air rifles are relatively cheap – but a cheap .22 rifle is still cheaper, and a good powerful air rifle will be much more expensive.

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