Category Archive: Survival Tips

How to Open a Coconut With no Tools

Imagine that you’re stranded on an island where your only immediate source of food and water is from coconuts.  You don’t have any tools, and you haven’t stumbled on appropriate rocks that can be used to pry open the husks and shells.  What do you do?  Well, there’s an alternative that will work almost every …

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Surprising Benefits of Duck Eggs

Duck eggs are not nearly as popular as their hen-made counterparts, but that’s surprising considering how beneficial they are. While raising ducks isn’t as hands-free as caring for chickens, their eggs can make the extra work seem more worthwhile. Let’s take a look at some reasons why you may want to think about having a …

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Getting Trapped in Quicksand: Myth vs Reality

  There is a lot of misinformation about quicksand out there, from how it traps people who accidentally fall in to how to get out.  The good news is that getting stuck in quicksand doesn’t have to lead to an unfortunate outcome.  Here’s what you need to know to avoid turning a problem that has …

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How to Turn a Beer Can into a Survival Resource

  Empty beer or aluminum cans have so many practical uses in the field that they should be one of the first things that we look for in a survival situation.  Let’s take a look at a few examples of how you can turn someone’s trash into treasure when resources are scarce.   Related video: …

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How To Make Your Own Fishing Net

A simple “Do it Yourself” net that can be made out of any type of cordage or string. This net is awesome as a gill net for fishing, a net for trapping birds and can be used as a makeshift bag to hold items. Make it with para-cord for a net that can be used …

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How To Sharpen An Axe The Right Way

  Do you know the proper way to sharpen an Axe? If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed but skill will bring success. Tools for a Lifetime Axes are handy tools for chopping down trees, splitting firewood, hand hewing wood for building, camping purposes, and much more. Axes are …

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Pencil Sharpeners for Survival : Super Useful Tool

Pencil Sharpeners for Survival. Taking household items and finding multiple uses gives you a lot of options. The pencil sharpener can be used in a number of survival and everyday applications to make life a little easier. Perfect for the Bug Out Bag or Survival Kit.

Survival Fish Trap Using Just One Hand.

  Amazing Survival Fish Trap using just one hand and some rocks, expending the least amount of energy possible during the construction and catching. You don’t need any tools, or weapons. The key to survival is keeping your head. It doesn’t matter what your are up against, if you loose your head then that’s it, …

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Making Food From Pine Trees

  This common tree has many different unexpected uses, including being a high-energy food source.

OUTDOOR COOKING – COOKING STEAK ON A STONE

I show how I cook a steak on a stone over a fire. Things to consider are: Making sure the stone is very hot in order to properly sear the steak. Cut and thickness of steak also affects cooking times. Fatty cuts are more forgiving than a leaner and thinner steak. Always season your steak!

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