In this article, we will help you make a choice compass for hunting, hiking (hiking or led), show you how to choose a suitable model for participation in sports competitions and orienteering turmnogoboryu. To do this, first of all, look at the various tourist compass that can be used for orienteering, but rather on the ground. Navigation for yachts and other water transport has its own specifics, and here we write on this subject will not.Focuses on the land can be in different ways: on «its two» (walking, jogging, skiing…), By bike, by car and by air (balloon, hang-gliding, Read more [...]
The sun – a good reference, since ancient times, man servant. However, many ordinary people who have never faced the problem orientation to the sun – are experiencing difficulties. In this article we will just try to fill this gap.
If Sunny day – then all is not bad. If you have a right arrow coming hours – even better. How to know the direction the compass with a wristwatch and the sun, read here.
If no hours, all the more difficult. However, there are options. During your stay you can install something like a sundial, in this case, working as sun compass. Enough to stick Read more [...]
Murphy's Law is that when we need an object, we have not provided it. We did not have today, although it has always taken before, and we will take in the future – if you survive…
Compass one of these subjects. Caught in an extreme situation in the wild, it is important to orient. A without a compass – it must be able! In this article we try to figure out the maximum range of other techniques that allow navigate without a compass.
The orientation of the sun. Everyone knows that the sun rises in the eastern sky, comes – in the west and in the afternoon go to the sunset through Read more [...]
When a person is in extreme conditions, usually it does not take in anything that is necessary for survival, including compass. There, you need to find, or to make an alternative substitute from scrap materials. Today we will talk about how to make a substitute for a compass. Homemade compass help out for orientation to the cardinal, not more than shopping.
There is an element without which it is impossible to do homemade compass. Need a piece of steel wire, sewing needle, nail. Without steel, the metal rod will not work. It just so happens that all compasses are based on the fact that the geographic Read more [...]
Not so difficult to lose orientation in the midst of piles of dead trees in the forest thicket overgrown with thick bushes where the unaccustomed eye it all seems the same greenish chaos and difficult to distinguish remarkable terrain folds and dissimilarity of the situation. Go astray ever and a brand-new, and experienced tinicum.In such cases, the person starts over in his mind the various methods of orienteering. He reminds how about States of light build their homes of ants, and where more is resin on the bark, and from which side the trees covered with thick moss. But, hand on heart, I have Read more [...]
The administration grew the Fund and played : 2 PRIZE - folding knife - No. 5 Alexey Andreevich(previously announced prize Shocker changed on the knife , on demand favorite)3 PRIZE - superelectrophiles WASP 1101 No. 52 Dima Kuzmin**************************************** Also prizes FROM the Administrators GROUP :EXT . The DRAW - winter camouflage cloakit fell to No. 21 - Alexander Startsev****************************************consolation prizes :* Dynamo-flashlight + "3 in 1" ( compass thermometer whistle) - Evgeny Shkurenko* Dynamo-flashlight + "3 in 1" ( compass thermometer Read more [...]
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Anna Leith replied Nicholas Malinovo
Nikolay, why? You even wrote with typos, but I fully realized the meaning conveyed.
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Konstantin Vasiliev replied Helen Dikaioi
Helen, if we have the arrow indicator, then what to draw compass???? 🙂 Just draw wind rose:) that's it Yes, all maps are based, and they do not care where the compass points. But if you draw a compass needle damn most important, his mother-etiti-through-three-snags-ereny-index
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Nicholas Malinov replied Anna Leyte
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Fire by friction
The most efficient method of producing fire, based on the friction is to use a bow and auger. Make a bow, pulling the rope on a stick, belt or strap. Make a small hole in a dry and hard wood. As a result, the friction will turn black powder resembling pyl.Kogda will arise in the powder coal, it must be transferred to the prepared beforehand flammable materials (tinder).
Lens on tablet compass
Fire can be diluted even with a small lens on the tablet compass!
Very easy way to get fire.
Fire chemical methods
Fire can be obtained by means of chemical reactions. Read more [...]
Nine years ago with a friend started to respect everyones very Electrical Wheels compasses, when not in
"That" glen and turned a couple of extra days in the taiga had shabby. And it was
in places it is quite familiar. I do not know how about the animal world or ogressii
NATO when the GPS system would be useless and civilian models of devices will
virtually useless, well, except that with the built-in magnetic compass. But on the part-
navigation of hikes and expeditions in my opinion pretty good help.
So, the model Garmin Etrex.
Acquired eight years ago, at a price of 4500 rubles. Now discontinued, Read more [...]
Orientation, in the general case is the ability to determine its location relative to other objects on the ground and find the optimal path from point A to point B. Once again mention how important branch performs tasks in the forest, the skills of orienteering, probably not worth it.
The main instruments are in the forest orienteering compass and map.
Device for determining the direction of the magnetic pole on the ground (in our case, we consider only the magnetic compasses). There are two main types of compasses: Hadrian and liquid compass.
A characteristic feature is the presence Read more [...]
About compasses. Comparison of different models of compasses and my opinion about them.
In this article I want to share my experience of using different models of compasses. And I think this article will help someone choose a compass, if he has not yet decided which one to choose.
On my channel on YouTube, I posted a video review and comparison of these compasses.
My channel - www.youtube.com / user / PHMinsk
Video comparison - youtu.be/U6oOEurX1gg
And a separate review of the Chinese-whistle compass thermometer - youtu.be/8aIJ3Iut1U8
And now everything in order.
The very first one Read more [...]
Today examine one more welcome in using the compass.
Consider how to determine the azimuth of a local object and what tricks are used for this purpose in different models of compasses.
So, we put the compass on the neck or wrist. Keep it in your left hand horizontally. Sight thing on the western side of the board compass.
Without stopping sight thing, mowing eye on the flask and turn it clockwise, until the arrow in the paddock gate.
Omit the compass fix strabismus and read the azimuth opposite risks.
As we have seen eye to mow flask and endorsing the subject is not very convenient. Read more [...]
The resource have been publications on land navigation, but they are more academically or not adapted to the practical needs of survivalist. The questions exclusively with the practical side of survival (without truth claims).
What you need to do (and when) survivalist? What specific problems should be solved in PD and beyond? What kind of things and skills needed to meet these challenges? How to earn these skills today, while there is time? Publication of this.
When you need navigation?
Consider, to begin your apartment, house, summer cottage, PCP or the surrounding city block you. What Read more [...]
Multifunction Portable Compass 10 in 1
Greetings comrades survivalist!
Decided to change its role reader to the writer, so to speak first attempt at writing on your site. The theme of the article will be my new thing today's multi-function portable compass 10B1.
Purchased in the Internet shop for 150 USD. (18.75 USD) china manufacturer unknown, took the ex-works, here are the actual device (photo from there and address visible):
Actually I have a marching compass is already available on this model, I stumbled by accident during wandering the Internet and somehow he sunk into my soul, as in Read more [...]
MOVEMENT IN AZIMUTH AT NIGHT.The procedure and technique of motion by means of a compass by night in the main the same as the day. Features consist in the fact that the division of the limb on the compass for precise deposition of the night azimuth data vary with labor, local subjects and targets to withstand the required direction is often not visible, the data records for the motion (the magnitude of the azimuth and the number of pairs of steps) is also almost invisible, which is particularly uncomfortable at the great long number of kinks route.These difficulties could be solved with a flashlight. Read more [...]
Broke down once I have a compass.
and broke down the most bizarre ways.
I went out in the semi-abandoned village with a backpack on his shoulders to take from this village landmark through the forest to the next.
I put my trusty compass, which I served two years in the quiet horizontal position.
I have a compass on a dark forest and the road that was lost in it exactly to the desired object.
but for some reason decided to play it safe and asked one of the few local residents, whether true road that I follow.
what local resident showed me in the opposite direction my compass readings.
-Nothing Read more [...]
IMPROVISED COMPASS:If you are in extreme criteria when you need to be aware of where to move, but you don't have a compass or your expired, you will help these tips for making improvised compass :*if your compass has broken, you will certainly save a magnetic arrow, and scale, and to Orient for you is not difficult(see bottom of article) *if a magnetic needle is no then you'll find useful:- sewing needle, a pin ,a piece of metal wire, a nail.Without iron, the iron rod will not work, because all compasses are based on the fact that the geographical North and South poles of the Earth are actually Read more [...]
Good day friends. I will begin immediately with the case. I lay for a long time is such vesch.
Student called Compass. For trekking it does not really suit me. So I decided to remake it.
On the Internet found just such a model:
Decided to do something similar, but with their modifications. We wanted to make it a little bit older.
Having tried a lot of stuff, I decided to make a casing made from MDF.
Carved details of the future of the compass.
Soaked for color and protection from moisture. Drill holes for the laces. Grommet inserted there. And his sandpaper to give attrition.
Now Read more [...]
Good day to everyone reading this article!
I think that there is no secret and America, I will not open saying that if a magnetized needle to put the water on some very small floating object, it will indicate the direction north-south. That is, we do small homemade compass. Less of it is that the compass can not be used in metal containers with water as a magnetized needle will be attracted to the vessel walls, and does not show the right direction.
Strolling through the city I'm in one of the shops saw a small Chinese compass worth about $ 1. Its dimensions are 4.5 cm in diameter and 1 cm in Read more [...]