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  1. Urban Survival
    Just another reminder that disaster can come from where you least expect it. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/01/05/michigan-declares-emergency-feds-probe-flint-water/78337484/
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I have seen lots of custom made ferrocerium fire starting rods out there, and they all seem to have one thing in common. They are simple rods with a custom handle and maybe a hole drilled in them for a lanyard. Why are there no other items made from ferrocerium? It's pretty soft and is...
  3. DIY - Do It Yourself
    If you want to learn flintknapping but don't have the right type of stone, don't despair. Billy Berger teaches you how to make deadly and beautiful arrowheads from the flat bottoms of glass beer bottles. Glass is plentiful, free, and it flakes much easier than flint. Learning the basics on glass...
  4. DIY - Do It Yourself
    In this short video I show how easy it is to light a piece of char cloth using a rock and piece of carbon steel.
  5. General Discussion
    I hope you enjoy this video I made. -XexorZ
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Before the invention of matches, trappers and pioneers alike used flint and steel to get their fires going. Their lives depended on the quality of their gear, and since flint and steel is so reliable, why don't they sell it anywhere? I can only get a steel striker once a year when the...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    flintknapping one of the first survival skills ever and could save your life in a crisis thats why I think more people should pick up this skill. You could make knives, axes, hide scrapers, dart points and arrow points.
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Has anyone heard of flint knapping? I actually have picked up this skill. Its really fun. Just the concept of making a huge chunk of rock into a very useful peice of equiptment,Fire,hunting,spear,knife,etc. I found a cuple of great videos of the basics. Tools:
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