powder wedge

VINTAGE POWDER WEDGE SPLITS LOGS OLD SCHOOL STYLE

Tired of splitting logs with an ax, wedge or maul? Well so were the farmers and homesteaders of times past. Check out the powder wedge that used black powder to split logs in the most epic manner. Back in the early 20th century an invention made log splitting much easier. It was the powder wedge. […]

mad trapper

MAD TRAPPER OF RAT RIVER: TOLD BY THE MEN WHO WERE THERE (VIDEO)

What is the true story about “Albert Johnson” known as the Mad Trapper?  This hermit’s story certainly has many twists and turns. Listen to the words of the men that were there during that epic manhunt for the Mad Trapper of Rat River. YouTuber 13prevail Bushcraft shared a video with four different pictures from the […]

5 SNOWSHOEING TIPS TO KNOW BY HEART

Like wandering through the snowy winter woodlands? When the snow gets deep snowshoes are the way to go. These 5 tips will help you get out snowshoeing with no problems. Traditional wood and sinew or modern materials? Traditional style snowshoes are still a great pick and will transport you back to mountain man times. What […]

making black powder

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE BLACK POWDER (VIDEO)

The recipe for black powder has been around for ages. In a bad situation the knowledge of how to make it might just help. YouTuber The King Of Random shows us how to make black powder. When the Chinese invented black powder way back in history they changed the world. While modern smokeless powders have […]

JUST RELEASED: TITAN SURVIVAL TACAMO HB10 TACTICAL DROP LEG BAG

The Titan Survival TACAMO HB10 Tactical Drop Leg bag has a lot to offer. A far departure from traditional fanny packs this modern bag has many great features. I got a chance to test drive the Titan Survival TACAMO HB10 Tactical Drop Leg Bag and here is how it performed. Lets take a quick look […]

NEW RELEASE: TITAN SURVIVAL TACAMO SB10 CROSSBODY TOTE BAG IN REVIEW

Looking for a quality sling bag for your next adventure? Titan Survival has just released one that is full of great features. I got a chance to test out the Titan Survival TACAMO SB10 Crossbody Tote Bag and here is how it did. Sometimes a kit is small enough to fit in a shoulder bag. […]

TITAN SURVIVAL TACAMO BC50 TACTICAL BACKPACK IN REVIEW

Looking for a cavernous backpack ready for your next adventure? Well the Titan Survival Tacamo BC50 Tactical Backpack has a lot to offer. I got a chance to try out Titan Survival’s newest release and here is how well it did. Out of the box the Titan Survival Tacamo BC50 Tactical Backpack is quite impressive. […]

AIRGUNS FOR SURVIVAL: AIR IS STILL FREE RIGHT?

Ever think about airguns for survival? Well there are plenty of things they can do but some they can’t. Let’s look at some easy to get air rifles and examine the question of airguns for survival. First off before I get started, yes airguns would be pretty dismal at self defense (especially against many adversaries). […]

hiker falls

HIKING FAIL: GIRL FALLS 50′ OFF WATERFALL WHILE HER VIDEO ROLLS

Darwin Awards can be achieved with the help of gravity. This hiker got too close to a waterfall’s edge and took a long tumble. Witness her actual camera footage as this hiker falls off a 50′ waterfall. In a video shared on YouTube by Inside Edition we witness a hiker that has just broken a […]