Search found 47 matches

by MaxEntropy
Wed Nov 02, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Knives
Topic: Mora Eldris with Ferro Rod
Replies: 6
Views: 4353

Re: Mora Eldris with Ferro Rod

Wow, the level of disinterest is amazing. How about if we all think of this as a Bowie Knife Seed?
by MaxEntropy
Sun Oct 30, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Knives
Topic: Mora Eldris with Ferro Rod
Replies: 6
Views: 4353

Mora Eldris with Ferro Rod

Well, after having it on pre-order for 4-1/2 months, my Mora Eldris finally showed up. It is a bit bigger than I expected but still very compact. I can get 4 fingers on the handle with comfort. Like every Mora I own, it came razor sharp and made with perfect fit and finish. The 2" blade is very cont...
by MaxEntropy
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: For the Steel pounders
Replies: 10
Views: 3610

Re: For the Steel pounders

Any indication of what the steel chemistry is and how it was processed?
by MaxEntropy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Knives
Topic: Chinese Clone of Rat 1
Replies: 0
Views: 1451

Chinese Clone of Rat 1

I recently bought a Ganzo flipper that closely resembled a RAT 1 but with an axis lock rather than a liner lock. Actually, it was a pretty nice knife for $20. But I still don't like the axis lock mechanism even after adjusting the spring. So I thought maybe since Ontario introduced the RAT 2, the RA...
by MaxEntropy
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:33 am
Forum: Fire Methods
Topic: And the name is...
Replies: 6
Views: 1885

Re: And the name is...

Thanks.
by MaxEntropy
Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Around the Fire
Topic: Home roasted coffee
Replies: 9
Views: 5074

Re: Home roasted coffee

I live close to Tomball and there in an importer there who sells green beans but they have not answered my email. I can only assume they sell wholesale only.
by MaxEntropy
Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: Fire Methods
Topic: And the name is...
Replies: 6
Views: 1885

Re: And the name is...

Nice work! What steel is that and where to you get it?
by MaxEntropy
Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Fire Methods
Topic: Unexpected Find
Replies: 8
Views: 3065

Re: Unexpected Find

Sold by Duraflame, the folks that make those saw dust and wax logs.
by MaxEntropy
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: MIT meets bushcraft
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Re: MIT meets bushcraft

The article said: "If you’ve run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip, there’s a simple solution: Break off a branch from the nearest pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick. The improvised filter should trap any bacteria, producing fresh, uncontam...
by MaxEntropy
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Fire Methods
Topic: Unexpected Find
Replies: 8
Views: 3065

Re: Unexpected Find

You can buy fatwood fire starter sticks in 5 lb boxes at Walmart. About $10. Some of it is just barely fatwood, so open the boxes and check out a few pieces before you buy it. It is over by the fake firewood.