How Do We Lose Body Heat Conduction, Convection, And Radiation

How Do We Lose Body Heat Conduction, Convection, And Radiation

How Do We Lose Body Heat Conduction, Convection, And Radiation
How Do We Lose Body Heat Conduction, Convection, And Radiation

 

How Do We Lose Body Heat Conduction, Convection, And Radiation

Want to know how you lose body heat?

Heat is transferred by three ways. Conduction, Convection, And Radiation. 

Right Now As I write this I’m losing body heat on my backside from Convection. Sitting in my hammock without a pad under me. 

My legs are being warmed by conduction using an electric blanket. 

And lastly, my tiny house is usually warmed by radiant heat provided by my Buddy Burner heater. 

Just as how Conduction, Convection, And Radiation are the methods by which we lose body heat they are also how we gain warmth. 

Let’s break down each of the three heat transfer mechanisms in depth. 

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Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them

Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them

Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them
Bug Out Bag Documents: Best Guide On How To Make Them

Bug Out Bag Documents

Today we’re going to talk all about bug out bag documents. It is maybe the most neglected prep but one of the easiest and most important. 

Bug out bag documents are all the important documents you will need in a disaster stored in a binder usually ready to go. 

I’m talking about things like copies of your driver’s license, bank account numbers, and phone numbers to your local utilities. 

In the event that you need to bug out, you do not want to be wasting time trying to find these documents. And you definitely do not want to be without them. 

After hurricane Katrina, many were left without ID’s, insurance cards or banking access. That caused some major headaches. People could not access their bank accounts without their debit cards or Id’s. 

 

With these bug out documents, you will have these with you. You my prepper friend do have your bug out documents ready right?

If the answer is no I’ll help get you squared away. I am by no means perfect. My own documents need to be updated. So this is a good time to go through what needs to be done.

 

 

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3 Reasons You'll love Wish App For Survival Gear

3 Reasons You’ll love Wish App For Survival Gear

3 Reasons You'll love  Wish App For Survival Gear
3 Reasons You’ll love Wish App For Survival Gear

3 Reasons You’ll love Wish App For Survival Gear

Have you use the wish app for survival gear yet? Why not? I’ve mentioned it on the podcast a few times. It’s kinda like amazon for Chinese made goods. 

Before you say anything about not buying chinses stuff I don’t even want to hear it. The stuff you can get locally is all Chinese made and cost more. 

I would rather pay less and get the same thing. 

When I first heard of the wish app I was not impressed. None of the things I was looking for at the time were on there. Of course, I was looking for Olympic weights. Not the cheapest things to send. 

I mostly thought that it was for trinkets and jewelry. Being a manly man I cared not for these things. 

When I actually decided to give it a try I found out how amazing the wish app is for survival gear. Since then I have made several purchases I’m happy with. 

So what makes the Wish Ap for Great for Survival? Let’s dig into a few points.

 

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How To Stay Warm In a Hammock Quilts Vs Sleeping Bags

How To Stay Warm In a Hammock. Quilts Vs Sleeping Bags

How To Stay Warm In a Hammock Quilts Vs Sleeping Bags
How To Stay Warm In a Hammock Quilts Vs Sleeping Bags

Quilts Vs Sleeping Bags 

Want to know the secret to using a hammock in the winter? The answer leads to quilts vs sleeping bags. And that  is not even a debate in my opinion. 

This infographic comes from Eagles Nest Outfitters

The problem with sleeping bags in a hammock is that the bag will compress under you. The points where the sleeping bag compresses under you will end up freezing. 

Usually, it ends up being your butt and arms getting the coldest. Which is why many think a hammock as being a summer sleep system only.

To not get a  cold butt in a hammock you have a few options. You can sleep with a sleeping mat or use quilts vs sleeping bags. 

I have used all these methods for staying warm in a hammock. With a sleeping mat, you will mostly stay warm. As long as the mat doesn’t move around beneath you. 

Sometimes the mat will slide around on you. This will leave any part without a mat under you freezing. 

Underquilts

Underquilts are definitely the way to go. With a quilt system, you won’t have to worry about compression or a mat slipping out. 

The issue with quilts is in the price. Doing a quick search on amazon I found this one for $43. Many of the top ones are over $100. 

There are some DIY options for under quilts. Here is one using a poncho liner. In the past I have used a poncho liner with great results. 

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