Just had a thought after posting a picture of my belt kit...
I have some arrows in the quiver and wondered if by cutting off the tip, I could use one as a hand drill or even with the bow... well a bow drill set?
Not to sure what my arrows are made of and not too keen to destroy one to...
Only just remembered to post this heads-up about the ol`man Jack Hargreaves..
Series 1 and 2 of his famous `Out of Town` Might make a nice xmas present :biggthump
Am thinking about what to carry meths in, and I think a few of you have this bottle
I wondered what your opinions were of it - leaky? sturdy? etc
Also it comes in two sizes - 0.5ltr and 1ltr bottles (only a £1 difference in price!?) what one would you recommend, did you buy the wrong...
I have just received delivery of my Bearclaw order that I placed with Gary yesterday and am I one happy bunny ! Not only with the delivery time but with the quality of my order.
Among other items that I bought was this excellent leather possibles pouch.
It really is a quality item, made...
Ive just seen this and want one :o):
Do any of you guys or girls know where I can get one?. Sounds contradictory posting a link but BCB is a trade only supplier :roll:
Guess I could try to make one...
Spotted this little jem, you have to do a little work (answer questions) but you can win free products !
At the moment its a bottle of TX Direct :-D
I have just won some - Yippee
This question is along the lines of the other post `Maglight LED`
I have a Petzl Micro head torch that im thinking of changing to LED but am not sure of how too, do any of you guys know of any kits/links etc?
I fancy the Tikka plus but was wondering if I can do anything with this one...
Never having caught any `live` food myself, let alone despatch it - I was wondering...
How do you dispose of the unwanted remains of your kill be it a fish, bird or rabbit etc.. Where Ray put the left overs of that reindeer on his Telemark program, heaven knows !
Do you burn it, bury it ...
Thought this might be of interest, its a site I keep an eye on as it flags up ways and deals to save money !
He is totally independant so doesnt earn anything from you. It has a loads of great tips etc on all the latest deals going. It has a forum so...
Ausi hootchie has been reduced to £35 - its a special offer to clear stocks so be quick. Its the olive green varierty.
Also they are doing hootchie cord £10, 4x4m thin guy line & 1x7m thick ridge line.
Hope thats of interest :-)
As im not someone who has access to a back garden to light fires etc, I was wondering if getting an allotment from the local council would be a good idea.
Here I could light fires and cook food in different ways - in a pit with hot rocks etc. Grow wild plants to see what they look like at...
I`ve been out gathering some wood to make a bow drill set and am having problems splitting it.
It wont split evenly and goes into a twist - not much fun when you want to get a hearth out of it :-?
Im using a Frosts Mora and a wood batton, could it be the blade bending?
Any ideas what im...
Just been out in my local woods and had my first taste of birch sap. - fantastic !
I made a little `tap` from a twig, then pushed this into the cut in the bark id made with my knife. The sap flowed quite quickly and very soon I had a enough to drink.
It really does amaze me when nature...
Saw this program on tele last week, might be worth a watch
Danger! Incoming Attack , Channel 4 , 19:15pm
A tounge-in-cheek factual series about the presenter extricating himself from extreme survival situations... well thats what the program guide says !
I watched this film many years ago, long before I got the bug that is Bushcraft.
I can quite clearly remember thinking (while watching..) that wouldn`t it be great to do the same thing. A bunch a friends going on an adventure in the wild, canoeing down a river and a spot of hunting, sounded...
Just spotted this program on my EPG -
Ray Mears` Country Tracks BBC2 on the 22nd Feb - 21:50 - 22:00 so he`s only on for 10mins.
Bit off topic but SAS Desert - Are You Tough Enough? is on this Sunday 15th Feb 20:00 - 21:00 also BBC2.
So set those VCR`s .... :-)
seems the old lag~~~hands tell all the newbie mods about some dancing girls or some such but I think it's an urban legend....
ps Hope you're not still sore at me for pipping you to that millbank bag on eBay a while back :oops:
Hi all, mind if I join your camp fire?
A little about myself, Im a lover of the outdoors esp as I work out there. Gary might remember me - "The Postie" on a Ray M`s course...
Main interests apart from the obvi, are Snowboarding,Walking, and Field Archery. Have been a avid fan of Ray M since...