Three Basic Survival Tools

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  1. ThePriest

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    When survival enthusiasts are out and about wandering in the woods you might find them equipped with a wide variety of tools. It's always fun to take a hike in the woods, but some people take it even further and decide to camp out in the middle of nowhere. Usually people who do this bring tons of equipment so they have plenty to keep them comfortable. What if your tent was destroyed in the storm and all your supplies were blown away? What would be the three main things you could scavenge from whatever's left? Your priorities at this point would be to make and find food , water, shelter and fire. To help with making shelters and harvesting food you're going to need to find a knife. This will also help any predators that try to get close to your camp. Simply make a spear by fashioning a knife or something sharp like a knife onto a long stick.

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    Then you will have to find anything you can make a fire with. Such as any flammable fluids , matches, flint, and steel, lighters or anything that makes a spark. If you cannot find anything of that nature then you need to know how to make a friction fire using sticks. Fire is important for cooking any kind of meat you catch and sanitizing any water you collect. Next we need to find something to collect water in because you cannot just carry it in your hands.
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    A canteen would work best but any thermos, water bottle or hydration pack will work great. Remember any water that you collect needs to be boiled so it is safe to drink. If you do not have anything to boil water in you can dig near a water source and it will filter up through the ground naturally. Then you can simply make a shelter using sticks, leaves and dirt. Find a tree or a big rock to lean long sticks against and cross smaller sticks so you can throw leaves on for a roof. Then you can toss dirt on top of your shelter so it doesn't blow away and you'll be set to camp outside for the night.
     
  2. Keith H.

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    The three basic survival tools always have been the gun, the knife, & the axe.

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  3. Tom Williams

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    3 basic you could do well with a knife a hatchet and a axe
     
  4. lonewolf

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    a knife, a machete and a gun.
     
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  5. Keith H.

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    Worth taking note of natural shelters.
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    Burnt out termite mound. You can either use it as a shelter, or as a fire place & add a shelter to it.
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    Hollow fallen trees.
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    Hollow standing trees.
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    Rock overhangs.
     
  6. lonewolf

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    biggest thing we've got over here is badger setts, better make sure its not active first!!!
     
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  7. Arkane

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    Rocks and mud for walls!
    Sticks and leaves for the roof, a tarp is handy here or slabs of bark!
     
  8. Keith H.

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    There was a hollow tree close to our house in West Sussex, I dare say there are others somewhere. I also remember finding a WW2 bunker in Goodwood Forest. Would make a great shelter & hideout.
    Keith.
     
  9. Arkane

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    As a young kid growing up on a new estate in Worthing England one of my few memories was of a neighbour about four houses down sorting his new front garden and finding a
    rusty tailfin still attached to its bomb! and it was one big mother of a bomb well it was to a 9yo kid!
    After the bomb was gone and all were allowed to return there was a underground tunnel down there!
    I remember thinking it must be huge down there as heaps of men in uniforms were swallowed up for hours at a time then regurgitated in the arvo!
    Then one arvo after school the hole was gone and the garden was finished real nice!
    Would have made a good hidey hole if I had not been transported to Paradise!
    Found out later that the new church across the road was new due to the last one getting a V1 as a direct hit! or so I was told!
     
  10. lonewolf

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    there are few look out shelters from WW2 across the south west, brick built with slits for lookouts, trouble most of them have been used by local kids as a "knocking shops" and to pee in!!!
     
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