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Five things to make your Mora Companion a better knife

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The Mora Companion is the best beginner knife on the market, and it is also the choice of experts. Here is how to make the sheath safe and secure.

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Why don’t all Boy Scouts carry and use fixed blade knives?

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A rigid blade knife is the best choice for bushcrafting, IMO, but some scouts aren’t allowed to carry and use them.

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The SPOT Gen3 locater beacon should be accompanied by navigation gear.

Start with these basics for your wilderness survival gear

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Let this be your mantra: “I will save me. My survival kit won’t save me. My equipment or gear can’t save me.”

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Troop 18 bought 50 Mora 840 Companions for the scouts to use.

Five reasons Boy Scouts should use rigid blade knives

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Many Boy Scout councils and camps ban fixed-blade knives. Here’s why they shouldn’t. (And why the well-prepared survivalist/prepper should consider adding a fixed blade to his survival gear.) by Leon Pantenburg I love folding knives, and carry one daily. As an assistant scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 18 in Bend, Oregon, and a skills trainer, I am sometimes asked for…

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The Cold Steel SRK | The Best Survival Knife?

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You can’t compromise on survival gear quality, so almost 20 years ago, I invested in a Cold Steel SRK. If I could only have one survival knife, which would also be used as a field dressing tool for big game and a meat cutting impliment, it would be a Cold Steel SRK. Here’s why.

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Old Style Fire Starter Fills Modern Wilderness Survival Niche

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Pitch wood, cedar bark, dry grass, weed stalks, pine needles etc. all work great for firestarting when the weather is nice. But usually, the fouler the weather, the more desperately you need a fire.

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