Discussion in 'Turf and Surf Hunting and Fishing' started by Bishop, Mar 4, 2016.
Any one have any good primitive traps
Wow, I am impressed, @Bishop!
Looks like a very reliable trap. And reasonably quick to set up.
It is and if you make it out of air craft cable like the top pictures it will catch any thing that walks or crawls I used to catch fox alive and sell to a fox pen 6 of these a night check three times a night payed a lot of bills
1/16" (7x7) Break Strength 480lbs Galvanized Aircraft Cable | Fastenal
Try 1/16" cable. Very thin, and still has almost 500lbs strength. Will tie without too much trouble, but a snap clip on one end and a cinch loop on the other works well.
Here two bird traps also
Your traps are very impressive, my compliments.
It is us that thank you for sharing.
0311 or 0331??
11D4P primary and 11B4S, light weapons NCO.
I should have written 11D2 as it was the highest rank I achieved in that MOS. Did some digging and the 11D was discontinued and replaced by the 19D
"Among recommendations submitted by the Tank Forces Management Group, twenty-eight concerned personnel actions. One of the most important was the establishment of a separate armor management field. Some of the broad military occupational specialties such as 11D, Armor Reconnaissance Specialist, and 11E, Armor Crewman, will be broken down into more descriptive categories and assigned new numbers in the 19-series. For example, 11E will be split into five new MOS's-19G Armor Reconnaissance Vehicle Crewman; 19H, Armor Reconnaissance Vehicle Driver; 19E M48-M60A1/A3 Armor Crewman, 19F Tank Driver, 19J M60A2 Armor Crewman; and MOS 11D will be converted"
Gosh I'm so old my MOS was obsoleted.
Lol they changed 8541 to 0317 which really makes more sense any way.
Same here. 11BC2 is now a 404 error.
Here's a nice illustration of a spring snare trap
I've never seen 11B followed by a C. Bravo was infantry and Charlie was mortars, 81 or 4.2"
Another bird trap made from a clam bag not yet tested but will be in the morning
You see? Now you have ME feeling old and I know you're older than I am! 11BC2 --the MOS is "dragon gunner", the M47 weapon system (anti-tank missile) replaced by the Javelin. The Army figured, a fire and forget missile can be used by anyone, unlike the old wire guided missiles which took quite a bit of training to ensure effectiveness. I think our life expectancy was measured in seconds, lol...
@Bishop I couldn't make heads or tails from that net trap you just posted. Looks like a hot mess! Hope it works for you though.
As you left your youth in the Army, same as the rest of us, you're old.
Joking aside, the only dragon when I was in was in was Puff the magic dragon.
Here is a video of one of the atlatl darts I just made up.
Attempted to start a fire using the bow drill method, this was my first ever attempt using friction to start a fire!!!!
Any of you start fires...
Wondering if anyone has a secret bobcat/coon mixture scent for pulling in bobcats and raccoons.
Also all I have for the bobcat is a few leg traps...
So - new TV show. Still 'reality TV' - but this one seems to have a bit of real life, non-fiction involved.
Production values are reasonable,...
This was a simple fun campfire project. Has anyone else experimented with natural dye? What are your favourites?
To day at work I found the stuff to make a David sling being thrown out so I took it and in about 35 to 40 minutes I had this sling made up first...
Does anyone have experience trapping turtles? I built a trap and I don't know if I have a location problem or a technique problem.
I need a little more practice but I will get it down.
Sorry for the bad video I did not have my camera man or girl with me
rather interesting and informative video.
desert plants to make natural cordage out of interesting video i found.
Check this out.
So easy a survival monkey can do it and with a fire you can do it all night long water monkey
It's a very good bushcraft knife, but the Mora Garberg does have one, small "flaw" as I see it. The handle texture is a bit...
Check our our bush craft camp we built in the smokey mountains, spent a couple days working on it then enjoyed a nice fire win a few cold ones and...
Here are some pics of an arrow I put together with the fletchings made from playing cards. I get 2 fletches from each card by cutting the card in...
I review and test this knife in the jungle while making traps. please check it out
It had been too long since I'd last had a fire.
The next morning the smell of wood-smoke on my shirt stopped me in my tracks.
What are your requirements when searching for a capable bushcraft knife?
Mine are the followings:
A good bushcraft knife is made with quality...
I did a video on how to make coconut fiber rope. It's an easy to learn technique
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