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September 9, 2017
Scotch Thistle: A Friend Inweed
Scotch Thistle: A Friend Inweed

Scotch thistle swaying in the wind can be a very beneficial plant for fire craft on those cloudy mornings after a rainy or foggy night.

By Gryffindor
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September 8, 2017
Water Water Everywhere...
Water Water Everywhere...

A look at ways to improve the microbiological and chemical quality of drinking water in an emergency situation.

By Gryffindor
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August 22, 2017
The Travel Trunk and Foot Locker
The Travel Trunk and Foot Locker

Using a hard case for travel and storage isn’t a new concept. Plenty of pack horses carried wooden crates along trails in the wild West and wanigans were carried by outdoorsmen in the 19th century; in canoes to house all the camp kitchen gear here in New England.

By Kevin Estela
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August 9, 2017
Ultralight Backpack Fishing
Ultralight Backpack Fishing

I know there are many readers of this blog who are just as crazy about fishing as they are about collecting knives. I know I’m in good company as a knife nut and angler.

By Kevin Estela
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July 31, 2017
The All-American Road Trip
The All-American Road Trip

As Americans, we have a fascination with the road. We love roadtrips alsmost as much as we love bushcrafting.

By Kevin Estela
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July 21, 2017
Tools Across Time
Tools Across Time

The more things change the more they stay the same.

By Gryffindor
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July 14, 2017
Make Your Own Beef Jerky
Make Your Own Beef Jerky

 If you’re like Kevin Estela, you are a prolific snacker. That is, you always have something within reach to chew on and eat in between meals.

By Kevin Estela
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June 27, 2017
7 Steps to Better Rifle Marksmanship
7 Steps to Better Rifle Marksmanship

How many people do you know who go to the range and turn money into noise? You know the type, they show up with their pistol, rifle, or shotgun and shoot it fast with little regard for accuracy. 

By Kevin Estela
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June 13, 2017
Bamboo, A Gift From Nature
Bamboo, A Gift From Nature

It's useful and edible, and one of the most awesome plants in the world.

By Gryffindor
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June 12, 2017
Where The Wild Things Grow
Where The Wild Things Grow

With research and the right precautions, the subject of wild edibles can be a very rewarding and very satisfying area of study.

By Gryffindor
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