Flashlights that start fires

posted in: Light, Preparations | 0

If you frequent candlepowerforums.com, this is nothing new to you, but I thought it was pretty cool. We had some friends over last night and I was showing off my flashlights that I had built from Mag bodies. One of … Continued

Forum Contest with Giveaways

posted in: Admin | 0

I want this site to rapidly grow, so I am starting a giveaway in the forums with some nice prizes. Head over there for the details.

Trangia Mess Tin for a survival kit

posted in: Kits | 0

I like to tinker with survival kits. I have been this way since I was a wee tot. Something about the many parts, constant upgradeability, and immense usefulness really appeals to me. I have carried my current kit in a … Continued

Bear attack in North GA!

posted in: Outdoors | 0

OK, he didn’t attack ME, but he sure got my food… Here is my story. Not super dramatic, but hopefully a lesson or two can be learned: Several years ago, my girlfriend and I took our first backpacking trip together. … Continued

Car camping – where do you sleep?

posted in: Shelter | 0

So, my lovely girlfriend and I spent last week up in the Smokies. We were going to do some backpacking, but I managed to give myself a gimpy leg the second day there, so we stuck to easy hikes and … Continued

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