Visiting Green Earth Survival School

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Back in March, I had another opportunity to help out with the 2 Day Basic Survival Course at Green Earth Survival School. The course covers Shelter, Water Purification, Lost-Proofing, Signalling, Map & Compass usage, a nature walk to identify currently available edible and useful plants, and my personal […]

Post-Op Ramblings…

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I’m feeling much better today, able to move around with a lot less pain. Now to get back into a more “regular” sleep pattern. I’ve been sleeping most days and up most nights for the last few days, throwing off everyone’s daily routine. My posts have been irregular at best, and […]

National Preparedness Month and My First Giveaway!

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Contests are CLOSED!
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September is National Preparedness Month
This contest is inspired by James at SurvivalPunk. He’s giving away stuff all month. He’s already started, […]

INTRUDER ALERT! or “About last night….”

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Had a bit of a scare last night. As the wife and I were laying in bed, her asleep, I  was reading, I heard a slight noise at the door the opens to the back yard off of our bedroom. As I listened, it grew into a thumping sound, […]

How to Open a Brown Coconut

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I’ve covered opening green coconuts, and briefly touched on opening browns ones in the comments on the same post, but recently my friend James over at Survival Punk made coconut bars and had an adventure getting the coconut open and the meat out.
Apparently, this + this = the need […]

Mora of Sweden’s model 11863 Companion MG Guest Update

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I’ve been bugging RidgeRunner to write up something to post here, since he is a wealth of useful information about many of the skills our society has forgotten. Today, I’m posting something he was telling me about. While it is short, it is full […]

MORA OF SWEDEN 11824 COMPANION STAINLESS STEEL KNIFE

Review: MORA OF SWEDEN 11824 COMPANION STAINLESS STEEL KNIFE

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I got a new knife….If you know me, this shouldn’t surprise you.
I’ve been hanging out around saltwater a lot lately, camping, wading, fishing, seining, spearfishing, etc., and have been carrying around my Mora Companion 11863 in carbon steel, and it’s been getting quite a bit […]

arrowhead or spear point?

A Visit with RidgeRunner

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I have a friend that has opened up more than a few doors of opportunity for me, from well paying work, to learning some of the skills lost to our complacent society. And while I get to show him a thing or two, I truly believe I walk away […]

Knife Sharpening the easy way

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In my post reviewing the Mora Companion knife, I mentioned the Smith Abrasives 2-Step Knife Sharpener.
From the Manufacturer
Smith’s 2-Step Knife Sharpener features
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