Lifesaver

By the end of the XIX century in the scope of entrenching tools (from the German Schanze - trench reinforcement, ie, the tools needed for the construction of trenches) were a shovel, ax, pickaxe, hoe, etc. By the middle of the XX century soldier in personal use was only a small infantry shovel. That's about it, the inseparable companion soldier, traveler and motorist, will be discussed. The parent of all small sapper shovels considered a Danish officer Linneman. It in 1869 proposed form shovel, with which some modifications were adopted in almost all the armies of the Read more [...]
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My unforgettable yagdterer

Meeting with my four-legged friend did not occur by chance: I was planning to purchase a puppy after graduation as a certified hunting expert simply can not do without the dog.Photos Amandine / flickr.com With a choice of breed it was not a problem, but the Western Siberian Husky and the only male, I thought then. The final decision contributed to eternal classmates talk about universality and brainpower of the breed, and our curator of course, we respected assistant professor of game management, the late Peter Gerasimovitch Repev.Petr Gerasimov is not in word but in deed proving Read more [...]
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Earthmoving carp

Photo Anatoly Mailkova Valentin went on vacation to his mother. He was the guest of honor, so the time spent in idleness. Unbridled hot crossed all fishing plans. Surrounding ponds, where she could hobnob fry, dry. Valentin was sitting on a bench in front of the house, his legs were stretched out on the bench, and his back propped up the fence, straw hat, shifted on his forehead, to protect against overheating. The street was deserted: the dirt road, at home with stunted vegetation, bare bushes with withered leaves – all this brought back the gloom. In the shadow of the fence Read more [...]
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ENTRENCHING TOOL, or THOUGHTS ABOUT ENTRENCHING SHOVEL.

( slightly stories + an overview of the different shovels)Sapper shovel appeared on comparison with a knife or axe is absolutely not so long ago in the Russian army during the last Russo-Turkish war. The infantry had to dig into the ground due to the increased firing rate of the gun and gun shooting. A small shovel became the companion of every modern fighter. Its title "sapper" is not completely correct, officially this blade is called "small infantry", but in life generally use the term "sapper". Over time the shovel began to be used not only for its intended purpose, and as a universal functional Read more [...]
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Cases for instruments

Such are currently covers fashioned for a tool that I use often on the field outputs. Simple tool - folding handsaw, folding saw chain, ax and shovel. Dad taught me a long time tool to keep in order, after work to clean. The tool in a backpack nothing spoiled of luggage, and do not score any dirt, I recently did this for all cases with suspension belt.Covers simple tarpaulin. The MUX (as judged by the arm, I have it without work lies) case, perhaps, Smal cunning. Shit this case according to the instructions to the ersatz covers on shovels, on the type that did in World War I, when the skin Read more [...]
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Finnish folding entrenching shovel Fiskars

Well, perhaps, the last for today article devoted reliable folding entrenching tool for secure survival.Consider such an important tool as a shovel. Choosing shovels rather crucial moment. What kind of shovel to choose? What shovel is convenient, reliable, durable? Many may say, what difference does it spade and shovel in Africa, take any and dig what you need. In fact it is not so. To facilitate their work, especially if your hole deeper than 2 meters, requires a shovel that can withstand the maximum load and at the same time is easy and convenient. For example shovel with direct handle is not Read more [...]
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Theory and practice of demining and folding shovels. A short guide (Many photos!)

Friends, this topic has recently placed a publication on a knife-shovel, machete, I broke out interest about ordinary sapper shovels. You can not even very much folding, but skillfully performing its main function: to be lighter than conventional shovels, be leaner, be as reliable and easy to use and carry. That and the only way I for themselves see standard entrenching folding blade. Who agree - support. Who do not - refute. To do this, I'm here, actually, and I write :) go ...So we come to the market to purchase MPL. Why do we need it, everyone decides for himself. I personally, to dig a hole. Read more [...]
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Caches, nychka OR TEMPORARY STORAGE.

Caches, nychka OR TEMPORARY STORAGE.Question the safety of products and various property worries me a long time as well, and many others. During the 7th and 8th out of the "South" efforts orskdealer (hereinafter Dima), we chose a place to base camp where we could develop any skills and the various subtleties vyzhivalcheskogo crafts, including testing of various equipment. But we walked the woods under 40 kg backpack. I quickly came to the conclusion that constantly pull the same thing for yourself is not very smart. And to avoid dragging extra weight I decided to make a cache-store which can Read more [...]
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Homemade Case for shovels Bison

I - a quitter! I for us - Ballast! But suddenly he said the counselor, That all shovels He will distribute, And I do not give a shovel. ... That's a love labor When the shovel taken away. Agnes BartoI have a shovel, called Bison. Slightly bigger and worse than the MPL, steel rings, bought two years ago at a flea market for 180r. Stalk soaked toadflax, Screw the new screw and imprisoned. Periodically used, like all happy ...And that's not all happy. What I dragged a shovel? Business-that: wrapped in cloth and in a backpack. But was I to think that this is somehow uncivilized, such as disrespect Read more [...]
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Garden shovel

Strong slippers do not throw it only my second article. I was puzzled by the lack of entrenching tool in my NAZe. The garden store I found just such a folding shovel. She just went for my size Nazan. Here it is disassembled.When I brought it I decided to upgrade to carve a file on one side of teeth, and other imprisoned as an ax. That's it.But already Pimp my blade.And here it in action.The next day I went into a tourist shop there entrenching tool of the same size, but not foldable worth 2.5 times more expensive. Sapenrnaya blade + qualitative + no need to waste time on the assembly Read more [...]
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Handle to the blade

All health. Just vystugat cherenochek seemed too easy ... My favorite blade, which is already 25 years old!  still Soviet times, CHILDREN! (It was still rake) came vnegodnost. Be repaired. Podvaril, colored, corrected sharpening - the handle should do ...Here is this cutting off a plane or ax edge do emitatsii cylinder. Screw screwed into a turnkey 10 which is clamped in the drill. Opposite end to rotate fix - like this.Drill stifle such a vice, but primotatskotchem can securely lock the displacement than either. We are looking for a board to support the tool (chisel in this role) to the Read more [...]
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Festive exit the forest.

Good day.All on February 23!Today, lest propodaet this wonderful day in vain, we Meehan went to the woods. This is the third exit into the woods this winter (the first - vyzhivu.ru/blog/Foto/3863.html, the second I did not publish because first he distinguished only by the number of participants) and this time on foot.Participants: IMeehanEquipment: My: 1. Folding Shovel 2. Axe Fiskars X7 3. Bowler Army 4. Mugs, plates, spoons 5. Matches usual (2 packs) and travel (1 pack) 6. Knives Condor 3 and small folding Victorinox 7. Ropes different lengths and diameters 8. Buckwheat (300-400g) Read more [...]
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Marching shovel. No standard approach.

The question of a shovel in emergency stocks and kits for hiking was rising very often, and always answer to the question was one shovel as an attribute of equipment clearly very useful. For myself, I could not decide which of the shovels, the proposed purchase in the domestic market. Some did not seem too reliable, others simply did not like. In the end I gave it two spades firm FISKARS. One portable, has two drawbacks, quite weighty (1040) and the road (price about 2500 rubles.) That does not really fit into my budget marching. But the second shovel suited me perfectly.Yes it is slightly Read more [...]
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Underground hearth in winter

Underground hearth in winter.In gift on February 23, my girlfriend gave me a forged entrenching tool and immediately I wanted to go for a walk on the weekend and for one and try a new thing. The question arose of what to do with a shovel in the winter forest? Toss in Deadwood, like corny. Chop wood, for it has an ax. Well, of course digging I finally guessed that winter digging found quickly and I built an underground center for your parking.Paddle withstood all tests on 4-plus: 1. Not bent. 2.'re A few small nicks from the meeting with flint. 3. Holes carved into the shovel, very strongly Read more [...]
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Knife shovel survival Krot na from SARO.

As promised, I spread my second review of a knife for survival "Krot na" presented by SARO. Knife folded + case.Knife in the open state.Of course it's not quite the knife in the classical sense. But! The site SARO it is classified as a survival knife. In fact it is a machete-blade knife-pliers Wrench (sequence of payload). But first things first. For a start that's why I bought it was his. As a child, my father used to take me fishing and he was always saperskaya shovel in the trunk. And left me for life the feeling of power, when the father of the scapula (well sharpened) with one swing Read more [...]
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A short note on the jars and shovels in the conditions database

Good day! This note is more suitable companions wishing subconsciously waiting, or just preparing to conduct or participate in hostilities. This is a note - who should be the ones to take a pencil. Who do not need or have long known, and can be past. So ...This reconstruction of course, but the point with a shovel think no need to explain. But still I say) it, ie shovel, protects the left side of the body. Because when shooting it more susceptible to damage.Here's another fellow GermansBut fellow Czechs obr.1938 years (who are Czech, Slovak and who - I can not say)Here's another bit Read more [...]
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MPL Swiss production — Overview

Ku all!WARNING! Traffic! Lots of photos!As promised before doing a review MPL Swiss production.Previous article about Knife Review "Siberian Crane-1"After the failure of the Chinese is not one blade and order bodza ** avshis to use them, it was decided to fork out for a normal shovel. Choice immediately fell on two samples: MPL domestic production is 194 times * ovyh g and Swiss. After much deliberation and weighing the pros and cons, it was decided to stay still on the Swiss. Important role in this played THIS ARTICLE By the way this guy has a lot of interesting articles about the blade.Perhaps Read more [...]
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My outdoorsy Vyzhivalcheskoe equipment

Good day. I want to introduce you to my gear. General appearance:Ingredients: 1. Shovel Tour (New) 2. Entrenching shovel folds (shovel is not bad, but stalk horseradish) 3. Shovel Folding (New) After checking in "field" conditions, leave the rest for rent 2 ... someone :) 4. Axe5. Cable car with two new hooks 6. Cable car old with one hook 7. Gloves X / B 8. Nylon Rope 50m9. Camping lantern dynamo Nordway (New) 10. Radios JJ-Connect11. Military binoculars 195312. Panic BagComposition (left to right):1. Matches Travel 2. Plastic bags 20pcs 3. Razogrevatel (dry alcohol) 4. Fishing Read more [...]
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Between a shovel and ax.

Have many times surprised when inventing something from scratch and then find out that it is already on svete.Tak raz.A this and have said that I want to make a miracle Yudo-toporolopatogvozdeder-..I strangled to carry a shovel and ax and infantry! I do not find a suitable metal as handle with claw should be strong and do not bend during the autopsy, which lists you are not-And do all-welded composite nezhelatelno.Nikolaich asked diagram or drawing my thoughts ... But what was my surprise when I suddenly saw  the vast Nat my device!!!Only in reduced form! And most importantly grinding bevels on Read more [...]
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Infantry small shovel in questions and answers

Good day, dear comrades. Wandering through bezkraynim expanses of the Internet came across an article that simply can not share.Next, the original text. "Dear friends, my blade positions cause quite a lot of questions. I answer them with great pleasure, because it is very welcome right approach to buying shovels. I must say that, from the point of view of the blade collector, everyone in the world is divided into two categories: those who have already purchased the shovel, and those who are not yet aware that they desperately need MPL. I hope that the "grandfathers" of the blade movement make Read more [...]
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