Old 11-10-2013, 08:44   #271
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So just want to double-check, but is Hawke's Green Beret Survival Manual a good book for learning about survival?
You're kidding, right?

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Old 11-10-2013, 13:41   #272
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So just want to double-check, but is Hawke's Green Beret Survival Manual a good book for learning about survival?
Well we are going to have to give you a wiz quiz now!!!!!!
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:52   #273
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So I was reading that one should avoid brightly-colored insects and so forth when searching for things to eat in the wilderness, as the colors often are a way to advertise to life forms that these creatures are toxic. I was thinking though, does that mean that wearing brightly-colored clothing could ward off predators that might otherwise want to eat you? Or would it just make you a bigger target?
Forget the bright colors just put some bacon grease on the bottom of your boots; they hate bacon.
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Old 01-04-2014, 12:01   #274
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I was thinking though, does that mean that wearing brightly-colored clothing could ward off predators that might otherwise want to eat you? Or would it just make you a bigger target?

Might depend the species of predator and whether they can distinguish bright colors.
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Since there is no dedicated "knots" thread, I'll put this here.

I was going over some knots today (I'd forget how to tie my shoelaces if I didn't do it every day) and came upon the Falconers Knot. It struck me that this might be a good knot to learn in case you lose the use of a hand in a survival situation. Or if you have a Falcon.

This is the best video I've found so far: Falconers Knot

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