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  1. Keith

    Making Camp.

    Most of my trekking & camping is done in winter here. Keith.
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    Constructing A Wigwam.

    The first part of this video may not be of interest to UK members, but it runs into a section on Wigwam construction. A Wigwam is NOT a tipi/teepee, a Wigwam is an Eastern Woodland Indian shelter where as the Tipi is a Western plains Indian dwelling. Keith.
  3. Keith

    The Bodger.

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    Primitive Tools/weapons. A Flintlock Sword.

    An 18th century German hunting sword with attached flintlock pistol.
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    My Equipment List.

    This list is obviously not what you would expect a person to carry for a weekend of camping/bushcraft, but it is what I carry on all my treks regardless of the duration. Keith. My Equipment List. .62 cal/20 gauge flintlock fusil. 42 inch barrel. .70 caliber smoothbore flintlock pistol. Gun...
  6. Keith

    Wilderness Living Parts 1 To 4.

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    Bugging Out. Something To Think About.

    Bugging Out. Something to think about. For the purpose of explaining things in this article, let us assume that this shtf situation is going to last for at least 5 years. Let us also say that bugging out in this article means not living in the city. You could be living at a country retreat in...
  8. Keith

    My Views On Carrying Modern Gadgets.

    I recently posted this on another UK forum after receiving so much negative feedback/comments on my posts on equipment recommendations. I thought I would post it here to give people something to think about. Keith. My Views On Carrying Modern Gadgets. Okay, this is my take on the carry...
  9. Keith

    My Fire Lighting Equipment.

    My greased leather fire bag. My brass tinderbox with charred plant tinder & a musket flint. My original 18th century fire steel. Copies of various fire steels are readily available, or you can make your own from an old metal file.
  10. Keith

    Reading Glass Fire Lighting.

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    Making Fire. Tinder Preparation.

  12. Keith

    Making Fire.

    There are many ways of making fire, but I doubt that anyone with any real experience would not agree that primitive methods are best for long term use. I have two favourite methods, the first is flint,steel & tinderbox, the second is the fire-bow. Flint & steel fire lighting is sustainable, it...
  13. Keith

    My Survival Tools For Hunting & Defence.

    I live off grid in a forest, & I hope to stay here even if we are faced with a TEOTWAWKI survival situation. We have friends & family who are all trained in various skills & we are well equipped with modern firearms & primitive hunting tools. But, we are also prepared to leave here & move...
  14. Keith

    Thoughts On Equipment.

    I know there is a lot of good gear out there, & I do not shun all modern equipment, BUT, I do believe that much of what is sold for survival these days is a waste of space, literally. Modern firearms have their place, but for many they are not obtainable without a lot of inconvenience. Modern...
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