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  1. Nicholson95

    Food Food Food!

    some very interesting ideas, i did think that there would be allot of "cup-a-soups" and dryed foods and nuts. i try to avoid cup-a-soups and pot noodles etc. I my self take allot of nuts, oats and various fruits if packed well they wont bruise or bash too much, and for milk i use UHT long life...
  2. Nicholson95

    Food Food Food!

    Hey there! Haven't been on here in a while so thought id post something fairly useful or interesting for bush crafters and survivalists alike. as you all probably know we all need food to live. so I have been wondering dose anyone go out of there way to have nutritional or great tasting meals...
  3. Nicholson95

    Bushcraft v.s. Survival

    i would say bush craft looks to the past, survival looks to the feuture. they both kind of co-exist together you cant learn one without touching on the other. skills from bushcraft can and do get used in survival and vice versa.
  4. Nicholson95

    I'm not going mad, these are Tam O'Shanter's right?

    A Balmoral bonnet and a Tam o shanter is not the same, Try search for the Royal Regiment of Scotland's tam o shanter. the guys in this picture kind of look like a Balmoral though
  5. Nicholson95

    Tree Identification Skills - Help

    Hey everyone, update on what books ive bought :) Collins Tree Guide Collins Gem Trees (pocket size) Collins Food For Free Collins Gem Food For Fee (pocket size) Collins Gem Mushrooms (pocket size) and... the one... the only... SAS Survival Guide (I hear very good things)
  6. Nicholson95

    How safe is river water?

    1 chlorine/aqua/purie tab to 1 ltr, no matter what the colour of the water... never done me any harm... all my purie tabs are from MOD ration packs so I dunno if they are mil spec or what? on all the army training caders I have been on they have all assured me its 1 tb = 1 ltr even if its thick...
  7. Nicholson95

    Walk about/ camp food :) yumm!

    tinned tuna is one of my regulars too :), I think depending on what you take food wise into the bush says allot about you as a person :L haha
  8. Nicholson95

    Walk about/ camp food :) yumm!

    What food do you bring when your going walk-about or when camping?? I personally have taken in the past :- 24hr Mod Rat pack. Salami. Sandwiches. Rice. Pasta. Haggis. Bacon. Eggs. I know not much right? well I was looking for some new ideas :D Lovley scoff ;) Stay Frosty Iain
  9. Nicholson95

    Tree Identification Skills - Help

    Wow that little thing looks great! even though its not comprehensive but looks handy to have in my pocket :) thanks
  10. Nicholson95

    Tree Identification Skills - Help

    thanks guys! :D
  11. Nicholson95

    Tree Identification Skills - Help

    Hey I was just wondering does anyone know of a book that has ALL british trees and how to identify them? I know tree identification skills can be picked up along the way, I mean I know how to identify the basics like Birch, Beech, Pine and Oak. But i want to fast track my learning of this...
  12. Nicholson95

    Forced into extended period in a tent!

    Hey Matt this hasn't ever happened to forcefully, but if i were you id pick a place to set up camp, take all the essentials in the first go then go back and forth getting the rest of the desirables to make life as easy as possible when I am living out the in the bush, but thats just me. cant...
  13. Nicholson95

    Bahco laplander folding saw & gurkha kukri

    Ok People after a week-end of hard use... i can safely say the Bahco Laplander worth its weight in gold, makes you wonder why you ever hacked away are larger branches! and once you have this little piece of "Essential" kit you will wonder why you never got one sooner! the only problem i had was...
  14. Nicholson95

    Suggestion....Chat room?

    If the site had one id use it :)
  15. Nicholson95

    Bahco laplander folding saw & gurkha kukri

    wow that would have been some experiance! how did you come across a fallow deer head? wer you hunting/game keeping?? or just find a skull or skeleton?
  16. Nicholson95

    Bahco laplander folding saw & gurkha kukri

    Interesting stuff i might get some of that :)
  17. Nicholson95

    Bahco laplander folding saw & gurkha kukri

    I do love my tools :) I got the Genuine Service Issue Number 1 Gurkha Khukuri www.bkcg.co.uk I suppose that bush hook will do well for clearing undergrowth?
  18. Nicholson95

    Bahco laplander folding saw & gurkha kukri

    Does it still cut as good as it used to?? well if that is the case then it looks like ive made quite a good investment :D
  19. Nicholson95

    waterproof / quick drying BOOTS

    hmm i have OTB Odhin navy seals boots and they are made to drain water out and i also have a pair of Lowa super camps but if im going for a decent length camp then Il usually bring both. soo i have a pair of quick drying boots and completely waterproof ones so i cant switch about and adapt to...
  20. Nicholson95

    Bahco laplander folding saw & gurkha kukri

    Hey mate, when I was surfing around there wer a few websites that have Kukri's for under £20 but I dont know about quality... my mate has a cold steel one for like £20 but its wafer then, does the job though... but I dont think anything beats the real thing.