Kroniks Survival Guide

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    kronikcope Active Member

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    I guess I'll go over some of the poisonous plants we have here in the US. DON'T EAT ANY OF THESE. Several are deadly poisonous.

    -Death Carnas/Camas (Deadly poisonous)


    Don't confuse these with wild garlic or onions. Very Deadly

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    Thorn Apples/Crimson Weed (Deadly poisonous)

    Everyone has seen them, and be glad you haven't eaten one, otherwise you would probably be dead. All parts are deadly. Its also said these nasty plants mess your brain up if you live through eating it.

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    Poison Hemlock, Water Hemlocks (Deadly Poisonous)

    One bite of the water hemlock can kill you, so avoid at all cost. I'm sure you've all seen these, but I doubt many of you knew how poisonous they are. White flowers, stems often have purple spots, and they all smell rather bad.

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    White or Black Baneberry (Poisonous)

    Dizziness, Internal Pains, Vomiting, etc. Just avoid. Many people eat these every year thinking they are a edible wild berry, which they are not.

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    kronikcope Active Member

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    You can also pour dirty/salt water into that hole to produce the same effect at a quicker rate, instead of the plant method. You can also tie something as simple as a grocery bag or trash bag around plants (using a tree limb with many leaves is the best) where it will collect water as well, even is rain hasn't seen an area in months.
     
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    Soldiers and Marines aren't the only ones who get to eat snakes and play in the dirt....or water.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-6YkLRAgC8"]‪SERE Survival Evasion Resistance Escape USAF Air Force‬‏ - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    kronikcope Active Member

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    Anyone besides me have a bug out bag/survival bag made up? I was thinking about going through the major things you should have in a good bug out bag, with a few pictures of my personal pack.
     
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    Some extremely important items currently in my bug out bag/survival bag, and I encourage all of you to have something close to this. Some items I didn't put in the photo, such as duck tape, my bed roll, small tent, break down fishing rod, water purifier, a few spare clothing items, the bag itself, and camel back thats built into the bag.

    In this pic you see
    -2 space blankets
    -Sportsmans survival blanket from Cabelas
    -Wet-fire tinder
    -zip ties
    -Pen and Sharpie
    -550 Paracord
    -fishing line
    -fishing tackle
    -Aluminum water container
    -Adjustable walking staff with compass built in
    -lighter
    -fire striker
    -LED flashlight
    -multi-tool
    -Walther P22 w/ammo (nothing bigger than a .22 is needed for a bug out bag), some prefer a .22 rifle, which I also keep next to my bug out bag.
    -pocket knife
    -hand saw
    -Gerber LMF 2 survival knife, sharpener built into sheath.
    -whistle with built in compass and magnifying glass

    Any questions feel free to ask. Many of these item serve more than 1 purpose.

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    kronikcope Active Member

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    Yeah, I saw that. Machida, who fights in the UFC is known to do it too. Myself, I prefer Gatorade. :)
     
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    Ctrl Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    That is a pretty awesome

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqp-pgDDhNY"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqp-pgDDhNY[/ame]

    Swedish firesteel ftw.
    I like cable saws.
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    They're cheap, flexible and take up no room at all. I keep 5.
    I like netting too. Small netting will not only keep stinging biting annoying things off of you, but you can catch minnows etc in it. Also a survival gillnetting. I like things I can walk away from to do other things... you can also use that gillnetting for snaring rabbits etc. The tight mesh is very small... and the gillnetting:
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    A few no weight tiny items I would add to your bug out bag...
    A pair of gloves.
    Tampons. Great for medical or fire if needed.
    Unlubricated condoms. Great if you have to keep something dry... including a gash on a foot or hand if you have to cross something mucky, also holds water.
    Superglue. Repairs a lot, including skin.
    Needles and thread. Stitches clothes, and skin.
    Ranger beads.
    Surgical tubing. Can make slingshots, use as drinking tube, distilling tube, tourniquet... etc.
    Swatch of suede. More uses than you would think... not to mention the slingshot.
    Alcohol pads.
     
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    Don't frorget about dry socks.
     
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    Yeah, seriously...

    I mean, how could you possibly drink your own (*)(*)(*)(*)!!?!?
     
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    They've got to be out of your mind. I don't think they will find many doctors telling them it will increase their performance.
     
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    Barrera said something about the vitamins in it, that he was trying to keep those in his system...

    I'm like, man, take some vitamin pills or something...

    Don't drink your own (*)(*)(*)(*)...

    Lol...
     
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    I've got many of those items, but didnt pull everything out. Condoms are in the wallet, 2 needles are in the fishing tackle, didn't put clothes in the pic, my water purifier has 4 foot of tubing attached, though it's not surgical tubing. I figure if I have a rifle and pistol on me with 200 rounds that's enough ammo to sustain me for quite some time while I set traps, and in all honesty I don't think I've ever shot a slingshot in my life. Duct tape kinda serves the same purpose as the glue, but it's a little better because it has dozens of uses. There are a few things I could add, such as premade cable snares and a heavy steel can which would help out a bit.
     
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    Don't forget [​IMG] for your bug out bag.
     
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    I know. Grosses me out. I watched a dual survivor show a while back where they were stranded on salt flats, and one of the guys urinated on his head band, then wrapped it around his head to stay cool. Pretty nasty.
     
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    Sweet Jesus, that's disgusting...lol
     
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    Id never carry it myself. I would prefer to catch Big Foot in a snare, then eat like a king for days.
     
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    Drinking standing,stagnant water is a really bad idea but moving a ways from the actual water and digging a hole in the ground until you reach water, in a pinch will get you muddy yet relatively clean water.
     
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    Might I also add a small mirror.
     
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    These are my thoughts on a mirror. They are fine for communication on sunny days between two people in clear areas. For signaling in a distress situation, they suck. You have to have sunlight, and with a Sportsmans Survival Blanket and 2 emergency blankets in my pack I would be inclined to grab a 8X6 reflective blanket for signaling over a mirror for air to ground. For ground to ground, I have a whistle. For fire starting, I have a magnifying glass, lighter, striker, steel knife, and the knowledge to create a fire bow, hand drill, and fire plow. In all honesty, I would be more inclined to break a mirror for trap making, hoping the got a nice long shard for a spring spear trap.

    I suppose it might be useful if you were cut in a odd place on your body where a mirror could assist in sewing yourself up (like the back of the elbow).
     
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    kronikcope Active Member

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    Bingo. Animals often urinate and crap in stagnant water, and you're 100% correct, digging a hole close to the still body of water will often produce muddy, but completely drinkable water.
     
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    They also make these purifying straws with what looks like filters on each end with carbon in the middle. Never used one.
     
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    I've never used one myself either, but I guess they filter contaminants down to 2 microns, which is pretty impressive, and for 13 bucks you can't beat the price.
     

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