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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
  3. Black powder
    French design, but no markings/identification. .70 caliber cannon barrel with a left hand lock. The ramrod is one that I made to replace the iron ramrod which came with this pistol, as it was too short for practicle use. The new ramrod is of wood with an antler tip. Keith.
  4. Australia and New Zealand
    Just thought I would post my equipment update. Nothing much has changed, I am sure by now most of you will know my preference for sustainable equipment & methods rather than modern gadgets. This is my new original 18th century fire steel. As you can see, it has been well used over the past 300...
  5. Australia and New Zealand
    I belong to a survival group on Facebook, & it drives me nuts! I really hope this does not offend anyone here, but for the life of me I simply can not understand why people contemplating long term wilderness survival are so fixated with modern gadgets. I get the impression that their interest is...
  6. Australia and New Zealand
    http://www.youtube.com/user/historicaltrekking http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com.au/2013/06/how-to-learn-primitive-skills.html http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com.au/search?q=Off+The+Grid+DVD http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com.au/2010/12/more-details-of-my-new-book-primitive.html
  7. Australia and New Zealand
    First let me make it quite clear that I have nothing against using modern equipment. But some modern equipment has its limitations. Firearms are a prime example. If you are going to carry a modern breach-loading firearm into a long term wilderness living/survival situation, then you will need...
  8. Australia and New Zealand
    Not sure if I have posted this link here already or not, but if not I highly recommend you go to our group's forum and read this series of articles/posts. They are not mine to use, or I would have posted them here. Regards, Keith. Find in our forum "The Survival Connection"...
  9. Australia and New Zealand
    My publishers emailed me with news of a promotion, so I thought I would give you the heads up. Primitive Fire lighting, Flint & Steel & Fire-Bow. Purchase Primitive Fire lighting or any other title with 30% off with coupon code SHELFSTOCK305...
  10. Australia and New Zealand
    This article is based on a having to leave home scenario & move to a wilderness area. This does not include your farm in the bush. This is also based on using primitive equipment, not modern. This article was written for & posted at: http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com/ On Meat Alone...
  11. Australia and New Zealand
    BE PREPARED. Strength in numbers. Providing you have the right people, there is strength in numbers. Of course this also means more mouths to feed and more people to take care of, but with more people you can divide the chores, use more scouts and guards, more people to work the gardens etc etc...
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