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Wilderness Survival • Re: What would you do ?

December 10, 2017 John Galt 1 0

LeeLynn wrote:oldasrocks wrote:Shoot the sheriff and eat the dogs.Dogs good eaten.No they’re not. I’ve had dog, very stringy, after cooking looks like beef but with a bit of a gamey taste and gritty texture.My friend said large dogs are less stri…

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Wilderness Survival • Re: What would you do ? (tracked by dogs)

July 1, 2017 headhunter 0

I’m old. When a much younger ex-rifle student joined the Marines, he became a scout/spotter/ sniper. Yes, he wears the SS (scout sniper) tattoo. I asked him about tracking dogs. He replied we carry a can of self defense pepper spray and spray our back trail. Since dog’s noses are so sensitive it can really screw them up. I’ve owned dogs for half a century, please, don’t do this for SKG(Shi_s Kicks, and Giggles).

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Wilderness Survival • Re: What would you do ? (tracked by dogs)

July 1, 2017 headhunter 0

I’m old. When a much younger ex-rifle student joined the Marines, he became a scout/spotter/ sniper. Yes, he wears the SS (scout sniper) tattoo. I asked him about tracking dogs. He replied we carry a can of self defense pepper spray and spray our back trail. Since dog’s noses are so sensitive it can really screw them up. I’ve owned dogs for half a century, please, don’t do this for SKG(Shi_s Kicks, and Giggles).

Statistics: Posted by headhunter — Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:00 am


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Wilderness Survival • Re: What would you do ? (tracked by dogs)

July 1, 2017 headhunter 0

I’m old. When a much younger ex-rifle student joined the Marines, he became a scout/spotter/ sniper. Yes, he wears the SS (scout sniper) tattoo. I asked him about tracking dogs. He replied we carry a can of self defense pepper spray and spray our back trail. Since dog’s noses are so sensitive it can really screw them up. I’ve owned dogs for half a century, please, don’t do this for SKG(Shi_s Kicks, and Giggles).

Statistics: Posted by headhunter — Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:00 am


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Wilderness Survival • Re: If you were the 8th person on Gilligan’s Island

April 15, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
theoutback wrote:

Illini Warrior wrote:Gilligan’s Island today? …. it would have to be PCed to death …. the professor would be the intelligent black – Gilligan queer – Skipper a crossdresser – the Howells another Bill & Hellery combo – the girls turn lesbian after looking over the men ….

:rofl: I bet someone was “offended” by reading this! ;)

I think I’d grab Maryanne and swim to the next island and get away from the rest of those fools! :wave:

just using the Hollyweird formula necessary to put a show on the air these days …. they just might make someone Hispanic or Asian – the formula is a little weak ….

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Wilderness Survival • Re: If you were the 8th person on Gilligan’s Island

April 15, 2017 theoutback 0
Illini Warrior wrote:
Gilligan’s Island today? …. it would have to be PCed to death …. the professor would be the intelligent black – Gilligan queer – Skipper a crossdresser – the Howells another Bill & Hellery combo – the girls turn lesbian after looking over the men ….

:rofl: I bet someone was “offended” by reading this! ;)

I think I’d grab Maryanne and swim to the next island and get away from the rest of those fools! :wave:

Statistics: Posted by theoutback — Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:33 am


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Wilderness Survival • Primitive technology…(YouTube Channel)

February 25, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

Even if you don’t believe in Primitive survival skills(don’t know why you wouldn’t look at all knowledge), you’ve got to check out this guys channel.

I’ve been subscribed and find my self greedily clicking when I get the alert of a new video drop. He’s only been doing this since 2015 and they drop about once a month.

Very peaceful watching his videos and you learn at the same time.. No talking, just good stuff.

Here’s the link to his videos and some questions he’s answered…. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL3JXZSzSm8AlZyD3nQdBA/videos

[snip] BIO…Making primitive huts and tools from scratch using only natural materials in the wild.I also have this blog: https://primitivetechnology.wordpress.com/ (I have no facebook page- ignore the fakes)
FAQ
Q.Where is this?
A.This is in Far North Queensland Australia.

Q.Do you live in the wild?
A.I don’t live in the wild but just go into the bush to make these projects. Also I camp out here occasionally.

Q.How did you learn all this?
A.Researching books and internet plus trial and error. I’m not indigenous and have no army training.

Q.What about dangerous animals in Australia?
A.The only really dangerous ones in my area are snakes. Care must be taken when walking about and lifting things from the ground.

Q.For the mud huts what stops the rain washing the mud walls away?
A.The roof.

Q.Why don’t you talk in the videos?
A.When I watch how to videos I fast forward past the talking part to see the action part. So I leave it out of my videos in favor of pure demonstration.

check him out…. worth the watch.

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:26 pm


Wilderness Survival • Re: Making fire in the rain…

February 20, 2017 theoutback 0
DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE wrote:
Love commonsenseoutdoors…Watched him for years. :thumbup:

I just found the site. Pretty good. I found it funny to watch the great ideas in this video (most of which I knew), and then think about some of the goofy survival shows on tv and see them not incorporate some of these ideas and they can not make fire. :(

Statistics: Posted by theoutback — Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:25 am


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Wilderness Survival • Re: For a challenge try this out

February 1, 2017 Photon Guy 0
oldasrocks wrote:
I’ll go as long as there is a place to park my motorhome.

You can drive your vehicle to the school location I believe and I would think that would include motorhomes but if you take a BOSS field course you are going to be out in the woods for 7, 14, or 28 days depending on the course you’re taking. You will be deep in the woods, you will hike for miles every day, and you will be far away from any vehicles, motor homes, or other signs of civilization.

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Wilderness Survival • Re: For a challenge try this out

February 1, 2017 terrapin 0
Photon Guy wrote:

terrapin wrote:

Photon Guy wrote:If anybody wants a good challenge and wants to learn good skills about surviving in the outdoors, if I get any responses to this thread where somebody says they’re interested I will post the link.

I accept the challenge.
On one condition…
You and I do it at the same time, same place, same conditions.
How’s your schedule? Mine is very flexible.

terp

Alright we can take a course together. We can find one which we can both attend. Although we both have to pay our own way.

That seems fair enough to me.

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Wilderness Survival • Re: For a challenge try this out

February 1, 2017 Photon Guy 0
terrapin wrote:

Photon Guy wrote:If anybody wants a good challenge and wants to learn good skills about surviving in the outdoors, if I get any responses to this thread where somebody says they’re interested I will post the link.

I accept the challenge.
On one condition…
You and I do it at the same time, same place, same conditions.
How’s your schedule? Mine is very flexible.

terp

Alright we can take a course together. We can find one which we can both attend. Although we both have to pay our own way.

Statistics: Posted by Photon Guy — Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:52 pm


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Wilderness Survival • Re: For a challenge try this out

January 31, 2017 terrapin 0
Photon Guy wrote:
If anybody wants a good challenge and wants to learn good skills about surviving in the outdoors, if I get any responses to this thread where somebody says they’re interested I will post the link.

I accept the challenge.
On one condition…
You and I do it at the same time, same place, same conditions.
How’s your schedule? Mine is very flexible.

terp

Statistics: Posted by terrapin — Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:23 pm


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Wilderness Survival • Re: what survival skills can I practice while camping?

January 28, 2017 Fyrediver 0

Map reading and compass are always skills that need polished. You could set up a scavenger hunt using compass headings and distance. It was fun to play when we did it. Sort of like GeoCaching. Combine that with other wayfinding techniques.

Scat, track, and plant identification are another. Get some local ID books for all of the above. Can make more fun games with that out while wandering around.

Statistics: Posted by Fyrediver — Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:36 pm


Wilderness Survival • Re: Winter survival shelter

January 14, 2017 Fyrediver 0

That shelter with the fire under the tree reminded me of the Jack London story “To Build a Fire” wherein the subject has built a fire under a tree and the snow above melted and fell on him and extinguished his fire. Good improvised shelter but something to consider when building a fire is what is above it.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_Build_a_Fire

Statistics: Posted by Fyrediver — Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:03 pm