Today I’m going to review my Leatherman Wave multi tool. The wave comes with 17 tools built in and 2 screwdriver bits. It weighs in at 8.5 oz. It features all locking blades and tools. A must have on a multi tool. It’s made of stainless steel. A good thing too since mine has gotten wet several times in the field. It comes with a very well built leather sheath. The sheath has to carry option vertical or horizontal. The horizontal mounting is a bit tight though.
Pemmican is a natural super food. It’s the original energy bar. Pemmican is dried meat with rendered fat in a 50/50 mixture. Dried berries and honey are also added depending on the season.The Native Americans created Pemmican. It was eagerly adopted by the Europeans that came. For those reasons I have been very eager to try some but finding it locally is impossible.
I’ve seen a few places online that have traditional pemmican for sale. The reviews however are mixed. Besides that I’m a DIY guy so I decided to make my own. Once again I ran into an issue. You can’t just go to the grocery store and buy tallow. So I got to thinking about using coconut oil. The list of health benefits is long, it’s a solid up to 76 degrees, has a neutral flavor and the big part is you can find it everywhere and fairly cheap.
I know what your thinking, Punk music is as far from survivalisim as possible. Well I’m going to give you ten lessons from punk that can be applied to you survival philosophy. Punk is a very big genre and not every idea is shared with all bands. But to me if you boil it down to its core these are the main take a ways you get.
Just a short post for now will have a real one up later tonight. Had a great hike today at Long Hunter State park With James and Mike from Skills and Gear. I had intended to do some gear testing but the rain made it a short trip. Two lessons learned though. One replace the paracord on the GHB holding the wool blanket with fast tex buckle strapping. The jostling from hiking kept making it come lose. Second add rain pants. The poncho worked awesome. At keeping my upper body dry while dumping water on my pants.