Category Archives: Survival

Securing the Firesteel

Seems that a friction-fit on firesteels just doesn’t cut it. We need to tie them in. Here, we have a nice matched set in mesquite. Notice that the rod protrudes far enough past the mounting loop that we can run … Continue reading

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Cow Camp Courtesy

When I was a teenager, some friends and I stopped at a cow camp high up in the forest.  The old cabin was empty and somewhat dilapidated,  but it had glass in the windows, and a functional stove.  My older … Continue reading

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