24h Walmart Camping/Survival Distress $500 Spent on Walmart Camping Equipment, Camping with my Dog
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/> In this video, my dog, Scout and I head to the forest in Southern Ontario to Camp overnight using just items I bought at Walmart.
The goal was to see if I could buy everything needed for $500
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hey guys thanks for tuning in Joe here with my doggy Scout or in the wood we're gonna do an overnighter tonight using Walmart here I've spent about 500 bucks on Walmart camping gear or the other day and now is the night to test it out you can see I got my coleman backpack on.
Bright red loving the bright red so stay with me I'm sure this is gonna be an interesting video I'm sure you'll love it if you want some reference I did a gear video for this video and I'll link it now and check that out find out all about the little rules that gave myself and all that kind of stuff I've been walking.
Around the forest for about a half an hour now I still need to find a good spot to set up my camp for the day but I really want to test out this backpack so I'm gonna keep walking fly for about an hour or two find out a good decent spot even if I have to walk in circles and set up a nice nice camp rained quite a bit last night and day before as you can.
Probably tell this is some wet wet woods I come to a spot of the woods I never come to because it's so low line but like I said I'm just trying to walk around here see how this backpack holds up this is swampy guys absolutely swampy I shove my muff boots on look over here it looks to be we're gaining a little bit of height.
Coming over to the dank a bit oh my god check this out oh-ho this is something else guys okay I found things like this before but never this big up in a tree holy crap check this out check this out they're both both of the did he try jumping through both of his joints are caught in Y branches on these small.
Sticks it does not seem that seems so crazy white-tailed deer obviously oh what's that a scout what's that wait till deer backbone and ribs and feet legs the legs are the only thing that have fur left on them I'm sure the Coyotes been picking this guy clean Wow the things you find in the forest a it's stinky it's stinky cool so let me know.
If you guys know what happened here or unless somebody put him up in there after they got him but I doubt that look at that - his - knee joints are caught in too small small small Y branches like that either he tried to jump through got caught which does not seem likely to me it seems like he would thrash that free you know I mean if a deer is CAUTIs.
Panic mode what is that hmm crazy damn nature you scary alright that's pretty cool pretty cool pretty happy to find that there's a gotta be a healthy Cody population around here too then that's the only thing that would have eaten that other than the birds but those rib bones are chomped those rib bones are chomped right off there with.
My secondary camera all right well very cool to have found that oh my goodness look at this oh man they had a heyday the fur is everywhere look at that that's all fur in the water they're all everywhere even over there cool okay but as I was saying anyway oh here we go more look at that Scott what's all that make a little bed for.
You okay let's get out of here what I was always saying the land is getting a little bit drier and higher up over here come on bud let's leave it so this will might be a good spot actually just right over there to camp because if you look all that continues down all that way so we're.
Pretty swamped in here I got a supply of water but it might be a little little dearie a little deer watery so let's go over that way up into the high ground yeah this is pretty decent guys it's pretty open above there's no real big dead trees or anything got a nice flat spot on the ground here some firewood.
Yeah okay I only walked around for about an hour tops to be honest with you maybe in our 15 minutes but this is decent the backpack rode pretty well too she stuffed to the gills with this Walmart gear for you you go play with your stick it's okay go get your snack good boy so again like.
I was saying there's no real danger of dead trees there's some limbs but they're all alive nothing real bad around here so my next thing is just to find exactly where I want to put my tent I have it Walmart tent with me a four man so it's a little bit bigger than the footprint that I normally would have but this.
Looks like a nice decent flat level spot right here right in front of me so yeah I think that's where I'm gonna put it I'll show ya yeah okay pretty impressed all right let's get this some this bag dumped out I'll show you what I just what I have from the Walmart okay so as you can see I have cleared a huge space here of all the leaves away I.
Wanted to get the sticks and stuff away so I can put my tent up I'm also gonna have a fire in front so I needed two leaves away for that there's a nice level flat spot up here kind of slopes down in the front so I'm gonna put my tent back up in here so like I said I did go over all the gear in a previous video so I'm not gonna really spend too.
Much time going over it right now throughout the course of the day I will but first up all you need to know really to have this four-person dome tent okay this is an Ozark Trail never opened it before I purposefully did not put it together before we came over here so that I can repair anything that needs to be repaired or enhance anything needs to.
Be enhance so that's scout and my shelter for tonight I filled up my water bottle in the ditch on the way in here I literally did not bring any water and so this is gonna have to be boiled a rain of tons so lots of water everywhere I'm not hating the backpack so far 65 litre not hating it at all except for the color.
So the idea behind this is that spending $500 at Walmart to get all of your camping gear really isn't that bad of a deal when there are sleeping bags tents even pieces of gear that cook clothing that costs close to that if not that amount and remember I did buy this in Canada so the UK I was told they don't have Walmart but they have something.
Very similar and then in in America it would be different pricing but this is what I got for 500 bucks I did take take a bunch of your suggestions when I did the gear video I said I'll be wearing my own clothes out there because people have clothes and it'd be a normal thing to assume that someone can go camping with their own clothes and Walmart gear.
What I was going to try to spend the remaining fifty dollars I spent 400 I was gonna try to spend the remaining 50 dollars on food but people were like people have food just like they have clothes so they don't necessarily need to buy food from Walmart to go camping with if you have a little bit of food at home you can bring it and do that so.
That's what I kind of simulated I brought like stuff to make a stir-fry just little bits and stuff bits of things here and there from the fridge so anyways thank you very much for the suggestions on that it made things a lot easier and I was able to buy a little bit more gear with that remaining fifty dollars because there was some gear that.
I was lacking so I'm guessing fly pulls a little hammock II gear rack Wow this thing is gonna be like a castle I'm not used to having such luxury everything's tied in these weird like half half nuts nice and easy to undo it's like the nicest and easiest thing to undo I can do it I swear we gonna.
Keep all the elastics and everything so we don't just throw them on the ground and get lost I want a litter I'll lose my elastics so I'm guessing this will be the cross pool that the tents normally have now to keep the fly away from the tent itself and should have two pools here normal dome tent style pup tent even this is a pup.
Tent where's that a-frame let me know in the maybe good we're gonna sleep in a tent tonight luxury I even got him a towel to sleep on dry them off a little bit no peasant leg foreskin scooter Magruder okay first off I'm noticing these poles are very very cheap very they're not DAC they're not DAC poles that's for show so.
We're gonna be careful with them listen okay they were cracking we're going to be very careful with these poles regardless the tent is the same kind of material I would come to expect lots of ventilation though we'll get this up lots of ventilation which could be a good thing if the fly is good like other cheap tents I've had in the past.
I assume that this bottom piece gets stuck up into the puppet pole itself I could be wrong on that one because it's not going in so far but that's what I think but before we do that fly it through the sleeve I guess you all sleep so you know you've got a quality Oh problems thing came undone all right take two.
This may turn out to be more difficult than I had hoped all right try this again damn Sun halfway there Wow she's big she's big okay are we done that's the main part of it there's a zipper work something but from being honest I love the size of it.
Look at that thing it's a freaking mansion okay luxurious palace okay so the top is kind of ghetto you have to tie the the poles on right here the securest of all securing devices okay cool okay so it's got half door here where they could be venting which is good I'm just gonna tie this back there's no bugs.
Which is the only real need for a screen but I will do up the door tonight to keep Scout in so that he doesn't get lured up by coyotes or something like that this might be their stomping grounds considering that deer carcass is literally right there I can see the ribs poking out a little turtle head poking out okay let's check what the rest of.
The tank is not done yet this is the fly this is a very loud blue so I probably won't put that on just yet I may put it on tonight call him for some rain in the middle of the night that's another thing I wanted to mention a lot of people were saying to me be careful they're not waterproof and I understand that completely I could definitely see this.
Not being waterproof but they were also saying people who have had this tent or tents from home or if you just seem seal the edges it's pretty good so you can get that seam seal tape or whatever or that glue and kind of put it all on there I have not done that for this yet I did not want to spend part of my $500 on that seam seal tape so we'll see if.
It does rain in the middle of night it'll be a good test for it oh there's a little little bulb growing a little green bulb check this out check it out how cool is this I don't know what plant it is it's a little green bulb pushing through signs of spring boys and girls I guess I'll use this fly as a pad for.
How big a what this isn't for you over here so there's a lay down there you go there's a bag of goodies here I imagine it's just tent stakes yeah and this is that little hammock thing that I said you can kind of hang up in the top of the tent for gear stores will do that for sure I'll put my headlamp up there or.
Something and then Oh might come with a patch kit it feels like it has a patch kit in here open this easily easily opened not once again Joe Joe Robinette versus the knot man what kind of knot is okay I got it all is well in the world no patch kit just instructions I guess you don't really need a patch kit for a tent.
That's more of a sleeping pad thing and then these tent poles are just like the little not even a shepherd Tocqueville ELLs this is a nice feature I like to have an a-10 I have one of my huh Big Agnes all right cool so in this area there's no rocks at all this my whole county it's very very soily and because it rains so much it's even easier to.
Push these stakes in so there's just this little tiny tab going in the tab pushing down BAM son family we've got another use for this fly and empty my be rode on to it to get to what I want pretty decent fly oh it's got a zipper on - I must come down all the way that's kind of cool so like I said I'm not displeased with this backpack really at.
All back up I can tell that the zippers aren't as quality they're not going to last the longevity probably would it be there but from the price of it and again I've only used it for about an hour hike around but it's packed to the nines I'm pretty pretty please put a pro tape please so like I showed you already got a bottle of water I'm gonna have to boil.
That up I brought one beer this is from Quebec from my friends jean-philippe and they beed I can't really read anything on it cuz it's all French one buddy so this backpack has a lid that actually comes right off in the lid I brought some extra clothes I have long johns socks and then a towel for scout he's going to get dried off with this and lay.
On this for the inside of the backpack has a nice drawstring crappy crappy not a nice drawstring a crappy trouser and crappy quality rope but the drawstring is a good feature of the backpack I have my camera gear I have my food which we'll go through in a little bit this is the extra year that I brought I'm sorry bought with the extra $50 so.
We're gonna have to go through that for sure because in the gear video I only showed you is that I spent four hundred and fifty dollars this is the extra fifty nobody okay so next up this is what I was trying to get to this is my sleeping pad we're gonna go through this in detail before we do anything else and also a sleeping bag it was hard for me.
To find a good sleeping bag there but this is the best of the best this is a self inflating sleeping pad and it's a Coleman as well the lots of this gear is Coleman either Ozark Trail or Coleman I think so again this is not the smallest I have sleeping pad I have two sleeping pads that would be smaller than this together rolled out foot again.
Walmart cheaper cheaper gear so pretty narrow pretty narrow if I'm being honest but I'm pretty narrow as well it's probably about as wide as my normal one see how good the valve is not sure if you can hear that but it is sucking air in right away I find with the self inflating half the time I end up blowing them up anyway but we'll let.
That sit it's pretty decently thick like it's got some it feels like it has some insulation in it it's definitely not just air so we'll let that sit inside sleeping oratory inside the tent oh that's a short one man okay well good thing I'm a little guy oh boy okay so this one a sleeping bag in the in the gear video I was kind of confused by.
What the rating was cuz it gave like three or four different ratings but I'm pretty sure what I ended up believing is that it is a negative one degree Celsius that's what it says there anyway so tonight's gonna get around at around zero so I'm hoping that that will be alright I did not bring an extra sheet from home like a bedsheet or anything.
Like that like I said I was going to do two line this because it's not gonna get in the negatives and I really wanted to test this out so I'm hoping I don't have to Co get Scout in here to keep me warm this is my first time looking at this - I don't hate the color I don't hate the color it's a mummy bag it's synthetic for sure I don't know.
Guys I don't know how warm I will be got a little pocket inside for your headlamp or whatever okay she's a little small to hold on the small side good boy get that gum coach your eyes boy what the last thing in my backpack sorry in the big part of my backpack is my cutting tool my axe I ended up going with a Fiskars and this one is called the x7 it's I.
Don't know 15 inches long or so I can actually oh I thought this had a belt loop on it whatever I can still slide this in my belt it's not a big deal kind of thing it's not too big not too obtrusive it's different it's a different kind of axe I've never had one up my buddy had one when I've used it but we'll use it a bunch today pretty.
Sharp just a weird grind okay before we go any further with the gear or the camping this I gotta get my priorities straight and get this guy into some cold water this I do not want a warm warm bur for tonight I'm only bringing one I've been having some gut but issues one beer one barrel dish.
No beer we're needed you see something else pretty interesting over here let's go check it out ho look at this damage from the wind there's all sorts of trees down over here but look at this one this must be fast wood it's the only tree that I know that is as white as that when the Bart's gone yeah.
And the Bark's hanging off of it stringy like that yeah that's bats with a hard percent that's wet it's soaking wet okay easy that part comes off see that pull all right oh good boy good job scout good job you're such a good dog break it yeah yeah good boy what a good dog so you can tell from how easily scoped shredded that that it's.
Softer would if it wasn't wet I could use it for a bow-drill I could use the cordage or sorry the the bark for cordage the elder boar we use the bark for cordage and I could you also use the bark for bird's nest like a tinder bundle and stuff like that but although that's very dependent on it being wet sorry dry not wet the opposite of what.
Dry good boy becomes yeah big guy he's having so much fun out here I'm so glad I brought him this is a perfect day perfect area a perfect day good good good good glad I'm here I've been out in three weeks guys over three weeks crazy I'm gonna get up and start doing some camp chores here in a minute it's chopped and some firewood boil that.
Water and everything but before I do that I need to just go through this a little bit of gear real quick because is part of what I'm gonna need to use so again like I keep referencing that other video I always spent 450 bucks so this is the remaining fifty dollars so right off the hop I asked you guys for suggestions any guys give me a great.
Great amount of suggestions I never had a first aid kit just slipped my mind completely so that's super important to have I bought it and I haven't wrapped taken anything out of the packaging yet because I wanted to show you guys because the other video I did so this is my first aid kit Coleman no Coghlan is even worse Collins.
First aid kit so I'm not expecting it to be great but it's full of stuff that I can use if I need on the back it shows band-aids septic cleaning wipes gauze yeah there's a bunch of stuff a bunch of stuff some moleskin and some needle a needle and stuff like that so be useful regardless it's not the greatest but useful.
And I have it now also cordage I did not have any cordage so this is crappy crappy world-famous utility cord literally called world-famous it's not actually for thickness utility core and I have 50 feet of it so I'm sure I'll be able to use that I didn't have a saw so I bought a crappy crappy Coleman folding saw I just overlooked these in.
The beginning because I've had them before and I remember them being so crappy but on the other hand I did have one for like a year and I used it all the time beforehand so it couldn't of been that bad I'm sure like there I know that there's better now and it and it will last they'll last for a while so anyways it's got a little bit of a.
Cancer to it so that's kind of cool it's different than the one I originally had it's got some hang hand grooves walk so okay we'll see how it is the the blade actually looks silky blade esque silky saw esque but the locking system is kind of crap that's alright okay so saw and then last but not least this is what I did because I ordered all.
The stuff online it was walmart.com or whatever online because it had such a more selection than just in the store but do in doing that I never got to actually see see the things in person see the gear in person so show you the knife I bought originally it was $15 $15.99 oh and my headlamp - I didn't show you guys my headlamp that's I got.
That at Walmart with batteries okay so this was the knife that I got I didn't need a big knife or anything but this is just a little on the small side it's a Camillus titanium folder and well I'm sure it has a place somewhere the woods probably isn't it so I'm returning this or pretending to return it I'm not using this this is taken off of the.
Money is my point and then I bought this so I had $30 let I have $15 left return this that makes it into 30 this was $29.99 or something like that so I probably went over two or three dollars of the $500 but that's gonna be okay I'm not too concerned with that so this is a gerber a girl bear hunting knife the reason I got this one is because it's.
Full tang gonna have to use my little knife to get it out I got this because it's full tang and it has a sheath with it and it fit my budget I wanted to get the Bear Grylls knife but it was 70 bucks I've used that knife before and it's actually pretty decent and this thing's cutting like a razor there we go okay oh.
That's a decent that feels decent guys no joke okay let's check this guy up so it's got a gut hook on it which I'm not gonna use at all but maybe I can use it for like a firesteel later on because it is sharpened it's about a three and a half inch blade it seems to me dude I'm telling you like the the feel of it is not bad no hot spots a little lanyard.
Hole full tank okay so we're gonna beat this guy up see what we can do to it it's got a pretty sharp and then the best part of all is it the best part of all it's a part it's a part regardless it's got a sheath cool probably can't even fit that on my belt loop but cool and just because it seems like I've shown you everything else already I have.
My fire-starting kit is a magnesium stick with the little spark er and a stainless steel hook set all of that 500 bucks let's get out get some wood boil up some water cuz I'm thirsty and mr. scooter probably is too good day I'm gonna sleep in a tent in a tent with my dog that saw likes to bind pretty good one.
But seriously move yeah that's how it was buying it up pretty good skill this is my stick drop drop it go get your own go get your own just trying to put a little bit of cordage on everything some lanyards and some stuff to grab or hang it up easily I guess I can put my headlamp in the.
Tent that's what I'll do okay not too shabby guys the only thing that I really didn't wasn't able to hang up was the axe but I can just put a longer piece of paracord record on that and loop that around and tie that on there no problem yeah I should've just made a longer piece or oh that's what I should have done just hung it from the.
Bottom but I got to use it anyway there we go damn son there omus all right well let's see if this knife does actually fit my bill cause if not I'll put it on my neck for sure oh it does what am I talking about a problem not a problem cool it's a little forward little up.
Farther than I like but that's okay get rid of this lanyard now that I know I don't need it on there I don't really like to have it hanging around dangling okay cool nice know what I'll do Oh ingenuity so I don't have to cut any more I'll just tie the remaining piece of cordage onto this longer one that was holding up the ax I was trying to hold.
The ax up and that way I'll give it enough room I don't really like to tie that crazy what is this sheeps head or sheet Bend whatever it is trying to put the two cords together I just do a little overhand knot nice and easy as is the Joe way let's see now I don't know if that would have helped it any coming from the bottom up but.
It'll be nice to have that gear rack of all my stuff there I know where it is it's not kind of spewing a boat not just laying in the tent either so let's try this all right your rock established love carrying these gloves on we built super useful for my belt loop actually my Hester AFOL lying logs got a lot of.
Questions about those okay BAM Sun firewood duty alright it's time to give this axe a little test out Scout knows what I'm about to do that's what he's crying so much concern I do have this lanyard on here now she's gonna kind of wrap it up this is dead at the top Wow it's broken right off at the top and it's live down here okay that's no.
Good can't use that one look it I'll show you what I mean that's the same tree completely dead broken off huh okay we'll go find another tree okay this one is going to break this is a dead hickory I'm sure it's gonna break off with the puff so I'm just gonna shake it first so I don't get hit on top see like that I.
Don't know if you saw that help us ruff okay yeah choppy choppy time okay she's down she's coming down all right so as you can see that acts pretty darn sharp from being honest a little punky low on the punky side and I've actually experienced that with Hickory before that's the only age well.
When it's dead standing but it'll be quick it'll be better farther up it won't be as wet once I have an established fire going I'll be able to use it already collected and put over for firewood near the like I just grabbed around camp boy over there all gone you talked to him I don't know if this one's dead or not.
So I'm just gonna make a little score yeah perfect no green at all she's dead I'll be able to cut this one down for firewood I am gonna switch this lanyard back to the top the case there so I don't have to keep messing with it seriously sharp like that's legit ash that's ash tree very very seasoned deaths wood and that.
Is taken taking the down no problem I love it when my dog wins at me and cries it's my favorite thing ever yeah ash is a good wood to burn especially we can find it nice and dense like this okay back for the axe I can confidently recommend this axe I.
Have been already but man man that's the dense wood guy this is the top of that tree that I just brought over here brought over what I think I'm gonna do right now for my boiling my water just break off all the tops of these ash twigs cuz I can get a decent amount off the top here it's easy to light no these are for me who's it.
For me go on and it'll be a quick fire prep and I can boil up that water with them well then I'll have something to drink all right there we go so got all my fire prep ready laid out there but I have an idea I want to kind of make a little fire pit with wood like an outline of wood and I got this big box wood in front of me which is a soft.
Wood and it's actually digging down or so it'll work out really well working smart I'll work towards the near the end that way I don't have to make as many chops I don't need it too big probably from here to here maybe two and a half feet so I'll make a little little mark there one more.
Is that basswood again remember how I was telling you earlier on the smaller tree that the bark comes off in strips see no more so on the bigger stuff put the big one down here so don't block the heat so myself there goodbye you go you're good man okay there's my fire pit not too shabby you little beasts going in there.
Alright alright it's time to test this knife out see how she works I'm gonna baton it a bit not much at all it's only me like a baton test but we are gonna baton and then we're going to make some shavings tongs just fine with the weird gut hook on there impedes it not at all the middle is wet here there's just cavity down the middle where the pith.
Used to be and it's actually wet okay let's make some shavings it's reacting like it's wet it is it's dam up there during during it all the heck okay we might have to get a different different piece of wood here it is decently comfortable I am noticing on the top because this the Tang pushes out past the rubber the rubber handle.
The skills so I'm feeling that in my hand big-time it's actually pinching my yeah look you can see the lines it's pinching my hand my skin together there excuse me but it's not so bad it hurt hurts my hand hurts my hand but the curls aren't so bad let's see a boat some scrapings.
Maybe I can use this gut hook for something oh snap okay let's check that out close-up that's pretty cool okay let's see this so I'm taking this gut hook just scraping it down is that staying focus I hope so no it's falling I should collect this these are scrapings now and if you.
Follow my channel for a very long time you see that I used to do scrapings with actually the spine or the 90-degree edge of your knife see that there the problem is well man this is making great scrapings it kind of dulls your your edge a bit that's making way better scrapings then the gut hook was so there's not even any point talking about.
The gut hook scraping seconds Oh makes little curls the gut hook anyways scrapings are good for when you have marginal tender and you just want to make sure you can get you cool that's not too bad that's not too bad at all actually not hating it I wish that the Tang did not come up past the scales but I'm not hating it so the scrapings.
Work well the shavings work well let's try some cross batoning this is no inch and a half thick or something like that this is what I was using to baton with this is what I'm going to baton it through nobody here take that and go that go on mooch so here's the knife compared to the piece I'm gonna put on through cross baton - and on top of this.
Soggy soggy basswood so I made myself a mallet with a nice big burl at the top so it's gonna have a lot of oomph durn that's in there McKenzie Dern all right now switch sides nearly cut that through and this is dead - this is this is ash just a solid ash you're just gonna go back in the first X I made and just smash it like I did that.
That's pretty decent I didn't spend too much energy doing that or anything the knife is no worse for wear no no worse for wear and it's got some kind of weird bead and grind on it which is not the strongest grind cool this knife isn't bad they could make it better make it better by fixing the scales but don't you shabby okay.
Maybe we get this fire going like I showed you you have my Meg magnesium block for those of you who have not used it again it's called ones which is garbage those of you have not used these and be worth trying to try it out just to see it it's not my favorite it's not the greatest but it works and this was better than buying a fire still because.
I always use a fire steel so I figured let's try this so I got a piece of the wrapping paper from the the cordage the rope so I'm going to collect what you have to do is shave off the magnesium right pieces of this and it just goes everywhere because it's window stuff so I'm gonna try and collect it on here collect the size of about a quarter and.
Spark it with this actual sparking spot let's see if this even throws sparks a little bit that work I don't have my camera at that yeah it'll work anyways let's try it out if I can't avoid using the blade of my knife I'm going to but if I have to it's no big deal either there's that saw yeah that works I'm gonna have to put on a better surface so.
This is around around doesn't work too well for keeping things on there we go a nice flat surface now I'll try to use piece of the blade right towards the handle and just over and over on the same slot that way I'm not ruining the whole blade and I know where the dull part is okay sharpen this out.
No problem the spine on this is pretty rounded yeah it wouldn't do much see the little pile of magnesium starting to get you probably three or four times at a moment I'm pretty happy with this little bit I got and try and do this delicately carefully I hope the wind doesn't kick up.
Alright let's use a brace right off the hop extra cautious okay let's do this I need to have the very fine stuff ready to go on very quickly I might even try to put it right kind of almost on top of it next to it on top of it because this is a flash tinder it goes up very quickly and then it's done so the right prep is key and again just kind of.
Putting these things like basically on top of it I'm gonna move the camera angle here in a second cuz I'm sure you can't see now that's gonna go and have all my small kindling right there ready alrighty moment of truth here guys I got a spark it off of that which is even harder because it gives off weak sparks she goes like they said very quick very.
Very quick I'm gonna have to do it again see that did you see that I hope you did Wow that was super quick guys I haven't used one of these things in years man look at that I was super I was all prepared ready and it still didn't even work okay got to do it again okay this is my second shot at.
It you can see this time I've actually mixed the scrapings right in with the magnesium make the magnesium is as big as this pile is but there's these scrapings and a little bit of tiny tiny curls right on top okay and then I have the smallest only the finest curls right here ready to go so Oh as long as I don't push this a.
Museum off I'm gonna have this stuff that was originally the first stuff the first line of tinder or whatever kindling which is like 2 or 3 times thicker than that so I think we'll be all right this time I completely provide just how fast it was I knew it was fast but damn alright you ready take two.
Yep yes yes got it this time wha okay okay we're in business we are in business I need to get some more shavings on top of there we're in business okay pressures off there's little flashes every now and out of the magnesium coming through nice got.
No one to give it air and when not to was almost out if I didn't give it air then it would have died for sure okay cooking with fire cooking with six actually I'll show you how much I had to use on the COG ones magnesium block here put a little done dinner and I did have it end up going on the sides like I said I.
Didn't want to but not too bad a few scrapes from the fire still part of it the thing is it's hard to shoot the spark off of this cuz it's so set back in there like that's not round rice just barely coming over the lip of the magnesium block I'm trying to aim it in there and not mess up and not hit the this the.
Magnesium shavings everywhere there's a little little tricky one trick I do know that we used to do is take tape like a gorilla tape and make it into an inside-out loop and then stick so it's all sticky it's like a loop of stickiness stick it to a piece of wood and then just put your magnesium in there and make the scrapings right on.
There and then it just sticks all onto the tape tape sticks to the wood then you light it and then the tape burns ferociously as well it's like a really really good way to start a fire this way but I didn't buy tape because tape wasn't in the five hundred dollar budget he's taken a little snooze I have to get some more wood on there pretty quick.
Probably move this rubber handle away from the fire too that's probably a good idea nice the knife let's see let's see what it looks like now she's a little chewed up little chewed up let's look at it so just right in there she little chew it up but there's a $30 knife guys $30 knife and I can definitely sharpen that.
Up I'm sure it still cuts just fine even it out on some wood so you could use sandpaper and a mousepad or sandpaper in general high grit sandpaper to fix this you can even put a convex edge on this very easily actually this one just a round out the shoulders they just if you have a most patenting of sandpaper the.
High grit sandpaper like a thousand or two thousand they've even 800 on this you lay the same people on the most pad you hold it all down you just kind of strop and over time it will round out the shoulders on this V grinder this flat grind whatever it is and it become convex and become a little bit stronger and I like the way the convex cuts much.
Much more I prefer it much more about so in this part of the woods here I'm surrounded by all these really pretty decent-sized beech trees and what's really cool about it is there's all these dead twigs and branches like trees that had started growing from the roots that are dead the way this is all sucker growth over this big beech tree.
Beech is an awesome wood with high BTUs it's not the greatest to split because the grain is kind of weird it kind of chips out so like when you're splitting and it's kind of dangerous actually but it's nice to grab it's nice to grab these pieces because they burn really well as you can see nice and hot what are you source nope didn't mean to do.
That there we go the whole is restored yeah oh no grab some more of the beach not around here because we don't have any bear but where where there are bear you'll always see like claw marks in the beech tree trunks because they like to climb up and get the beech nuts and the beech bark you'll also see lots of.
Things carved in beech trees because the bark is very smooth looks like an elephant leg and it's scars over very well the carvings the initials whatever you'll see graffiti in the tree will usually stay there pretty good for a long time but right now I'm in the middle well beech tree Grove very cool.
There he goes Brett get your stick and come come on do your part let's go good boy good boy look at your proud doggy oh you had a big boy so here's my cook kit and I got from Walmart it was in North 49 I'm not mistaken might have my T's might have been it was our trail or world-famous.
I'm not really sure it says so in my ear video so in it I got a few different things to cups which is nice so I can drink like coffee or a tea without having to actually you know sip out of the bowl or simple to the pot sorry oh so I've got a big pot a smaller pot a frying pan and two lids that's pretty decent I'm actually pretty impressed.
With this cook set this is all stainless steel like I was saying - it's not aluminum or anything junky like that then it's then and it's gonna take a lot of butter in the frying pan to have it not burn but that's okay so right now I just need to boil some water I'm gonna use the bigger pot so it's faster and easier I know buddy this is the water.
Bottle I bought from Walmart like I said I filled it up with ditch water on the way in so boiler make it safe it's actually pretty clean from the top I might not even be able to do a whole thing yeah I'll throw it in there see what it does anyway so I'm sure all of the rubberized handle material is gonna melt off real.
Quick and we're probably gonna take that that plastic thing off yeah you know what I'm gonna do I'm gonna go oh it's not pointing I'm gonna later on at a later date or if it was pointy could get a piece of wood and screw it right on to that I couldn't even do that with a green piece I might still but for now I don't need a lid or sorry I don't need a.
Handle and go right in there right on the fire I am going to keep the handle and the screw together Hamsun like it was meant for it look at that alright that's gonna have to sit for quite some time because of how much water is actually in that pot okay well that's boiling do you want to go get a.
Drink of water come on let's go yeah check out the the mud beer there's a plane there's a plane coming get a drink drink water good boy good dog yeah I think so close I can probably see it all right I know I don't like to hear it either buddy let's feel the beer let's feel how cold the beer is that's a comfortable temperature that is a.
Comfortable temperature I can't read a word of French Tom medio northeast India Pale Ale I picked it because of the can they sent me a bunch David and jean-philippe send me a bunch thanks guys I appreciate they sent me some Canadian MREs as well which is kind of cool but I picked this one because of to bring out because of the akin like a.
Beer belly octa tizen you use a nerve that's saying artisanal beer for sure that means strong beer 7% scott hops there will be hops all right this is going back and O'Haire obey Him all right let's see if she's boiling been on there for 20 minutes or so probably close to it at least oh yeah almost done almost boiled you see the.
Little bubbles on the bottom I gotta give it a rolling boil though just to be safe but almost there for sure I'm not really pleased with how its boiling it's not really a rolling boil so I'm just gonna help it out for a second here set it right on top try and be care as careful as possible here there she goes let me see that is that him frame that's.
A much better rolling boil I got to be careful here and quick but you can see it BAM done so I'm just gonna wait for that excuse me wait for that's cool write down they'll pour back into my water bottle as you see Scout has multiple sources of water to drink he's a dog his stomach is set up for drinking that water he's not.
Gonna get sick from it he's done it his whole life and I've actually got a surprise for mr. scout I can give him some of it right now yeah let's give you something right now because he's way past lunchtime 209 209 I've been here since 9 o'clock I haven't stopped for lunch either I've eaten pepperoni and a granola bar.
Let's get Scout some treat right now some I don't want to say it hola let's get affordable you got something for you hey I got something for you big guy come on let's go has a full big old steak go so somebody suggested it on my last video in a comment I saw why don't you ever get Scott his own steak well fine.
Here here I'm not eating steak tonight I'll show you what I'm eating after this this is all for mr. scope so this is a hundred percent triple a Angus beef it was only seven bucks so I can't be that mechanically tenderized back up look back up bud yeah it's a pretty decent slab of meat I'm not gonna give it all to him right now because there'll be a.
Little bit much at once but I cleaned the knife off it doesn't have any magnesium on I promise that's for you big guy that's for disco chew it up because there's a lot of meat there ma'am maybe I should give them smaller pieces I'll give you smaller pieces how about that they're in Debbie's.
Oh extra leaves never heard a wait wait that's it Stumbo good dog hey go okay so maybe I'll cut them off one more small piece here the boy always lipstick so he's happy all right still got a big old chunk for dinner I'll save that you can have that for supper with me when I eat I mean there you go big triple a or better.
Mechanically tenderized and I'm on this little patch of moss the moss is not a very common occurrence in my neck of the woods so I can clean mine can you back up so I don't cut your face leave my knife on the moss not too shabby hands off oh there's bird poo right there let's not use the bird poo to.
Clean our hands all right good boy is that good you content you content for now all right he's still sticking around think this is all the food right so for tomorrow morning I've got three eggs I've got three whole eggs two for me one for scope we'll fry those up in some butter I got two hunks of butter one for.
Tonight one for tomorrow I've also got a red pepper that's not a far stretch for people to have red peppers right I don't think so red pepper and then I've got two potatoes one small red one small normal and a clove of garlic I've got over there oh I've got four whole mushrooms got two sausages out of a pack we bought them and the girls are having.
The rest tonight and I'm having these so it's very believable that you have something like that you could just kind of take it and go camping look right that's my hole that's what I'm trying to get at and then an onion a little piece a little chunk of an onion that we had as a family cut up an onion open on the counter and I just took a piece of it.
Seems the same along the lines is you cut off like couple slices of cheese off the brick of the families gee the family cheese brick you know oh the fridge I hope you understand I'm trying to get out and then I also have a tiny little piece chocolate and a granola bar that's everything what I'm going to do is make a stir fry with the pepper onion.
Mushrooms garlic potatoes butter and sausages I have no spices trying to stick away from this places for a little bit I have my stomach a little filled up pretty bland so yeah that'll be good and then tomorrow morning I can even prep some onion with that actually I could make an omelet I could make an omelet tomorrow morning.
I have everything to make an omelet with mushrooms green pepper and onion cool so I'm gonna boil excuse me I'm gonna boil these potatoes a little bit first to make them soft I'm gonna half boil them so they're not mashed or anything like the texture of mashed potatoes so they'll be soft so I can fry them up with the stir fry and that way it'll all.
Be good to go to get because otherwise the potatoes could crunchy and I'm not really a fan of that okay that's my food pretty straightforward guys not like too much you've seen me make before I normally just fry up some food but this is a little bit different I wanted to use my cooking gear the actual frying pan and.
The pot with with boiling yep go boy a big boys I got so many comment saying no that I'm not the only one who picks things out of my dog's eyes it's been hours since I put that sleeping pad in the tent just to self inflate so let's go check that out and see how that's doing little spider spider spotting.
Get out of my home oh he heard me peaceful that's a cool view out of the tent a I like it I like having so much screen so this you know stay out there seriously this is not inflating at all this is literally not inflating like someone blow it up so much room in here okay.
You and hard to blow up up like force the air down the other parts of it I think this better inflate more than that I want to stay warm tonight if that's the case if that's how inflated it gets rut ro oh that's not good for my hemorrhoids all right that's about as big as she goes boys and girls oh man no wonder there was no order there was no.
R-value rating on PS sleep fat all right she's up she goes here it frankly nothing crazy alright I'll be right there huh Oh Walmart home alright here we go scope I only spilled minimal make couple drops it's not too shabby I'm not gonna pour the bottom in cuz it's all funk the last.
Little teaspoon or whatever is gonna have all sorts of dank in it my back full full cup of water over a liter I think 1.1 liters one liter it dead on it says okay they're still nice and warm it's not overly hot because it's pre thin but it is BPA free so bonus the pot didn't air too bad isn't clean on the.
Inside no like burn marks or anything through which I was looking for and then on the outside is tarnished tarnished like it should be from use alright little sticky from the resin not too bad there's no pine just get better with you so I'll cake that I stood on there if y'all black if you better with use I don't hate this this is this is probably.
One of them my more favorite pieces of gear I bought from Walmart stainless pot and pan yeah cool well I'm sitting here I think would have carved myself a club this isn't the same one that I used earlier when I was batoning cuz it was all gnarly up here what I do with this one this is the other side of it this is like I just know this isn't every for.
You I just cut off my goodness right at that at the gnarly burl part so it's it's very straight and a nice Club I want to use it for boot awning and for when he cries it sticks but he's going on I can literally see it little older but you see it could literally see it anyways I'm gonna take the bark off make it nice and smooth.
Make a baton make a little beater stick case I have to protect myself no coyotes not only doing this for fun because I want to make a little beating stick but I'm also just playing with this and I if I want to keep using it to see how rough it is on my hands you know I mean because the whole idea is to not only like use this in a video use this gear.
In a video but the whole idea behind this was set for someone who didn't have the budget or wanted to start out and this is how you start like camping gear from Walmart that's how I started so I don't want to just make sure that this stuff is okay to use one time that's why I touched on the seam sealer for the tent and all that stuff so.
Depending on how I would make my decision depending on how this knife felt you know me after using it for a long time that's why I'm doing this what I'm using this right now I'm holding it up here and this is how I hold my knives actually when I'm doing more intricate work or trying to get good leverage so it when I open my hand.
You'll really see just where it is it's like my index finger is right up almost on the blade and I'm choked way up on it like the handle is not big and that's the size of the handle it fits my hand fine but let me put your hand up farther get a lot more control and you're not working as really as hard because if I'm I'm trying to do it all I'm doing is.
Taking bark off this is not a big thing but if I'm doing this you know I mean the knife is kind of sliding up and I'm using more work to get towards the tip if I already have it worked up here you know I mean the blade becomes not smaller but almost like an extension of my hand it's way more manageable that the tip is not flying up and it's right.
Where I need it bo on the go I keep saying I was watching bo on the go with my daughter it's a little kids show it was younger than her she used to watch it with she was when she was really young and because I've been laid up in bed a lot lately she's been laying with me and playing games and watching.
Stuff on YouTube and stuff she's like Ramon is to watch Bowl one to go and that's how she said bow on to go but warm to go oh memories of my child and her childhood she's getting so big guys six-and-a-half almost just like a little person now she's awesome we spent so much time together all right well I should probably cut up the firewood I.
Have my fires still going it's smoldering right in front of me here I'm gonna keep the fire going until suppertime until I go to bed I don't want to have to start the fire again with that magnesium block it wasn't fun it's a good thing to learn and I've actually that's I started again before I even knew what a fire steel was I.
Thought that was a fire steel and I used that I got that a Canadian Tire so long ago and we would use that all the time actually I wore one of those things out the magnesium not to strike her part it's a good thing to learn and it's it's really good lesson actually in tinder and making sure that you have the right tinder and enough of the right tinder.
And placed in the right spot and all that stuff so yeah it's fun it's a little nostalgic for me but anyways I don't want to I don't want to start another fire so I'm gonna get some firewood and throw it on here because she's just apollo ash just an ashy pile are you guys think about this silly little.
Firepit line with logs it's kind of cool it's containing everything I kind of like the way it looks - gotta be careful when using that saw it's gonna it's gonna snap it's not like a silky world have a little bit of play and Bend or whatever it will snap on me and then I think that could be dangerous - piece of flying sharp metal towards my eye I have.
Had this sticker on my tripod ever since I went to I think Temagami with Kyle so many years ago my daughter put on and it's held up in rain and snow and dirt and muck and being banged around crazy well elses sticker for the one - check this out there's a couple things on the snow that I find pretty funny the lanyard hole is great to have but then.
Like cut stuff so that's a flaw and then the locking mechanism is a bit different that could see it failing pretty easily so it's got this little lip in there and this wire goes on it clips down that's it you can have you want this one Hey.
So I gave you one you took - you took - hey give me that stick dude dude it actually might be able to break Hickory one more oh this is chicory like I said alright that's about it this isn't the greatest idea that it's reverb or it's like vibrating and it's not working the greatest and kind of closer to the trade.
Off I work good oh man that is solid Hickory that's like a baseball bat right there leave it hey taken enough taken enough but all right well I didn't work out half as good as I had hoped but that's all right where's the other piece there's other piece but oh my goodness if I just pull it through a little bit.
At a time saw blinds so very bad that's why they use Hickory for baseball bats and stuff like that man it's just so straight grain grain is very strong probably no nope yeah that's intense with solid I work with myself up a sweat here so on this stuff up nope I don't like this I don't like this uh.
Not at all Coleman it's not good not good neither is that playing holy crap there's a little prop plane huh pretty cool I do keep taking my hat on and off on my jacket on and off just trying to regulate the heat come from over here.
I left my tripod of my axe over here because my battery died I'm two batteries down I don't know how that happened because one of them must not have been full that's how I figured it out through the powers of deduction alright choppy choppy I don't I don't really like putting this in the sheet every time it's can you see it yeah you.
Got to really get it in perfectly but it is actually kind of handy having this okay so didn't call it a sheath case an axe case myself a bench it's probably good use of time keep kind of sitting on the towel right in front of the scouts towel around fire but it's not really working out too good so maybe we'll make a.
Little small benching is that towel as they sit pad so come across this which is not far from my tent at all I didn't see it before seems like something I would have done this is iron wood and it's been sawed like years ago so even this bottom piece is actually better than this top piece for straightness yeah all right you know.
Get this piece over there and prop it up on a couple pieces of wood the bark off of it cause it's all wet Oh right all hands some beetles and worms and stuff too bad I wasn't out here fishing or something this beetle wormies lots of worms whoa cocoon millipedes alright I'll cover those guys back up.
I brought it to the edge all my logs are red all my logs are red so just flatten out a spot here maybe it'll be a little bit more dry inside oh yeah cop a squat on the foot not bad not bad and since Scout refuses to lay on his towel I don't feel bad commandeering it for my seat.
Not too bad I'm hiding for the old beetle all right that's you bad get these twigs on here there's a decent bed of coals I just want to keep it up so I have lots of womp in fire cooking abilities without too much hassle I wonder if I can find a tree a pretty decent dead tree to throw this axe.
Let's have some fun toss in the old hatchet I need to find a big dead tree though or like a decent-sized stump there's a deer carcass can I use a deer carcass okay here's one here is a decent one pump both actually here's a decent stump kind of low to the ground though and then there's my tree though a dead tree right there yeah this will work.
See that doesn't I guess I set the camera such good wholesome fun look at the smoke generator over volley tap go check on that lawyer see oh she's going I love these gloves a load time for a new pair though I think I've said that a few times I am gonna get a new pair for next year probably the same exact kind estra the brand regardless of if I get.
The exact model or not these models like I said before the estra fall line gloves fall line there's a goal flying around maybe it is gonna rain no I didn't near any water so that guy flying around like me not we're near water but just like a ditch not not like somewhere where the shore birds are.
Gonna hang out at all right you think with this jacket for even kept jacket it's the first time I've worn it I've had it for a while just haven't been able to go outside see how she goes on before it gets too dark that way I can actually show you it I'm guessing this is pretty straightforward and I'm just gonna have to connect this to down here.
Somewhere maybe okay maybe I'll put it on backwards maybe the vent goes over the window I think that's the case because there comes a name on this side they wouldn't brand it on the back okay learning as we go here make sense.
All right and then there's that pole I got to put in here still I figure out that's kind of cool it's a good feature to have at least there go there's just two grommets and this just kind of bucks into them into the grommets oh wow maybe not oh this is what it does you have to slide it through a sleeve up here then put it through the grommet.
That's a take fit all right oh cool nice little awning hey not bad look at that oh yes everything's coming together now super blue did you do hair - sawing and they got a buck this up so I'm gonna use my go go four times I hit I might hit in two slots in those four times my point is you trying to aim for the same spot much less effort much less.
Effort than sawing with that sock especially leave it I'm gonna put him into it down come here come sit down I'm pleased with this axe have I mentioned that what kind of wood is this dense I am loving the accuracy the sharpness the oomph look at the wedge on the Sun.
Ahead so it's got a lot of oomph when it comes time to split which I haven't done any of I'm sure to work really well because how wedgy that is I'm liking it like in the Fiskars this saw is by far the worst thing that I bought over that 500 bucks it just keeps binding it's I think it's getting worse putting any tension on the.
Wood at all I'm trying to pull it away actually the whole time sucks I'm like forced to just saw around it and then break it it's rough is rough yeah I should not have bought that so this was like I don't know 20 bucks or so tired buddy get out handle for that fancy handle bro.
With the water on the fire getting ready to boil it's high time I start making my supper ready Joe is a big hungry so I want to need to fry up some things none of this is for you just yet big good we need to fry up some things to do that need to cut up some things I'm also going to like I said boil my potatoes so I'm going to throw these into these two.
In their hole just wait until it warms up a bit again not the cleanest water throw these in half cook I like a potato like a red skin potatoes wrote in the woods dude you want yours you'll all cut off of yours okay you're eating with me it's eat together alright I'll cut my mushrooms I'll be able to store them in my other pot which.
Is hopeful and I don't have a Scandinavian grind knife guys I'm cutting food imagine that so might go a little better you got a lot of people very annoyed at that all right the fact that I'm cutting my food with a scandi but it works and so does this this is working actually pretty decent I'm getting.
Pretty good slices that's good even with the magnesium bar damage this is working pretty decent but mushrooms are pretty soft guys so mushrooms are no good for dogs something to keep in mind I'm not going to be giving Scott any of my stir-fry but he's got plenty like that steak all right cool a good boil going those.
In there soften them out excuse me I'm gonna cut up some more firewood and get this fire ready for cooking just want to melt this on my hands oh yeah gloves important excuse me so I'm gonna I'm not gonna make the fire any bigger I do have some sticks right here I just gathered some small twigs that I can shove under to make it like a twig scale.
Of effect but what I'm gonna do is move this off to the side put some bigger sticks on top click on that there's still a good amount of heat coming off there like I'm saying okay and then yeah I can slide the sticks underneath that if I need to this still does need to cook a bit longer so okay.
It's a lot I might have to take some stuff out I'm gonna take some mushrooms and red peppers out probably that's a lot of stuff I want the garlic and the onions as much as possible I prefer that or the mushrooms and the peppers and I can actually even just save these again for tomorrow's omelet I got to put potatoes.
Don't forget in there too so I need some room for sure talk about over the fire cooking hey I follow this Instagram page called over the fire cooking it's awesome go check him out he's got a lot of followers and just amazing the barbecue wilderness stuff just all as you can imagine cooking over the fire or over the fire cooking.
Oh snap I gotta get my gloves on again I think his name is Derek so I did like I said I stuffed some twigs right underneath the frying pan kind of used it like a twig stove deal propped it up on the logs stuff the twigs in let's check out these potatoes see how they're going I gotta whip myself up a little spatula as well.
go just move the sir fry off for a second there so it doesn't burn Oh lost my okay those are getting soft yeah a little bit longer that screws in there okay that was a bad call bring it home get a pointy one for it the planing screw okay come along get the potatoes in.
There soon I may be only able to put one potato in oh go for the red one potato pass it on Oh I saw it's not like there's a ton of food by any means might even be a better idea to empty this and use that to fry all the grease and the butter in there I can not way when I'm stirring it it's not gonna.
Be like falling out of the thing you know I mean I have a little bit more leeway a little bit more safety I am gonna put a little bit more butter in there though because that's dry but I do have to save some for the morning you must be tired I thought he was gonna bolt after me alright it's a pretty good temperature.
Hey those are soft ish teh toes are getting there getting there everything else is pretty soft pretty done oh no sausage on the loose turn it turn it anyways everything is almost done I might be making a second helping of this stuff oh yeah nice two more minutes I don't want to put that lid on perfectly again I'll just leave it kind of cocked.
On there cockeyed okay shame I set up here this is my fork slash spatula they don't go with them oh yes your food sorry big guy and then I've got my hot food in my hot pot on top of the pan so I can actually set it on my lap without it being too hot that's a good setup that way oh yeah I gotta show you this finished product personally I like the.
Crispy bit and will ray mears quote personally I like the crispy bit look at that how good does that look guys nice and colourful nice and steamy and foods here there you go big guy eat her up wish me luck potatoes are good they're like not mushy and not crispy it.
Could be a little bit more or done but it's fine totally fine onion try the sausage yeah - pretty good I can handle that can't handle that though let's try this Bureau because it was sitting in that danke dear dead deer ridden puddle I rinsed the top out with actual water boiled water and stuff I think want to.
Pour it into no cup no copy beer all right salut is that how you say cheers in French yup yes boys you got it right did a good job with that color two colors cloudy yellow clouds that's a really good beer that's a really good beer thank you thank you.
Very much and that's the first one I've tried to have him drink a beer in three weeks or so maybe a month his last trip I went on and only drank a couple there very good very good excuse me my fires going good behind me I'm pretty comfortable I took off my coat and my hat and everything pretty comfortable.
Pretty happy with the cook set I'd say it was a touch bigger I'd be even more happier with it the frying pan especially but that said it's stainless steel it's meant to be a lightweight backpacking setup so they are trying to cut the size and the weight down which I understand it's still decent size I just put a lot of food in there I guess but.
Yeah pretty happy with it I'm glad it's a system like not just long yes I'm glad it's a system not just one pot or one frying pan or whatever because as you saw it really came into it in handy look like this full of food I've got I'm eating oh this half time fried it in that fried it for that Friday in that for half the time scope.
Can use the lid for a bowl or a dish or whatever yep pretty happy so like I said when I started out this stuff I was really only using Walmart here as well or the equivalent which was like Canadian Tire anyways it was the Canadian Tire or even like atmosphere from sport Chuck's later on what I started out using all the same stuff and.
The reason so you're seeing it in play you're seeing it in use now and it's working there's really not much wrong with it like the soft sucks but other than that it's all working as I knew it would now what comes into play is quality lunch evety light weight and bulk because I don't even if this tent was a quality.
Tent and they had a long life to it the zippers were good and everything it don't lick my spork bro it's not sport just looking at though even if it was all quality and everything its weight way too big and heavy to carry excuse me so that's where now it becomes like ok I had all this gear and where did I go from there well now I want to be able to.
Do farther distance things and deeper in the wilderness and stuff which takes lighter gear for me especially because I'm so small right and if I want to pack everything into one backpack so I can backpack or in to get or do a backpack because I'm canoeing or whatever needs to be small and it needs to be lightweight so that's really the reason.
For the upgrades and because it was my hobby for it still is it's been my hobby for years man before I was big on YouTube I would ask for year for my birthday and for Christmas and stuff like that so four years upon years upon years that's all I got for Christmas time for my birthday's was a new tent or a new sleeping bag or a new sleeping pad.
Or clothes for camping closes what I still buy more than anything to be honest with you but people who don't know me you were having followed the channel for a long time I have made the assumption that some of them have made something up I'm just a rich kid who had all this gear from the get-go and that's just not the case at all in poor my.
Whole life my mom was broke my wife's parents were broke it's just how it was so yeah really taking the time to to acquire that gear was necessary I couldn't get it all at once and with the gear that I couldn't have on the higher end I just used the Walmart stuff still until I could I'm used to going in jeans blue jeans.
And or BDUs I got like three sizes too big from the from the surplus store I'm like a Walmart flannel insulated jacket you know those ones that came out your up few years ago they're all plaid and have a little bit of insulation in the inside of them I still have that thing I still have a lot of my old gear well anyways my point is but this is.
Something you're into and you don't have the funds to be buying fall Raven gear and grams first Brooks axes and stuff like that just realize that I didn't either and then a lot of people didn't either and it just comes with time especially if this is going to be a big hobby of yours your family's gonna realize that.
Your friends are gonna realize that your significant other is gonna realize that they're gonna want to get you camping stuff you get better and better and better stuff that's how it is in my experience it's a really good beard I see that well it was good I'm gonna give this to scope right here you want a stick bigger.
Do you I think it's been non-stop Plains the whole day like not not a minute without a plane I'm full believe it or not was good it was very good oops goats a full two after frickin full stick he's just cleaning my spatula my mid-layer I brought this prim loft that I always wear my uplink I even I.
Wore this on a loan I had this for like a year before that it's all patched up I highly recommend looking into something like this doesn't have to be this brand this is from MEC I'm not looking co-op just something small this one is synthetic it doesn't have to be but I can use this as a pillow I can put it in my cargo pocket it's a real.
Lifesaver it makes a real big difference so I can wear this now I have a I have a normal cotton t-shirt on t-shirt and then I have my green sweater that you just saw that I've always been poor to wear that on alone fist and then this and with all that I'll be pretty decent tonight dipping down to zero I have long johns as well but yeah I.
Really highly recommend looking into a premaloft like a either a synthetic or a down small like thin jacket that you can just put in the middle of things or throw in your backpack it doesn't take up much room at all or weight and even the spring or the the fall that gets real to life see where sometimes I've worn it in the in the winter as an.
Overcoat too yeah you guys have seen me wear it for plenty of years I'm sure considering I keep talking about how much I like this axe Oh wedgie the head is let's try and split it this way very good that's that Hickory get that straight grain that stuff is man clean too.
It's a nice piece there's no decay on that at all oh man that smells really Hickory very Hickory all right kind of shoots him off a wedgie it is again this is the straightest green wood I've seen in a while danger Joe just some work.
Your bad wasn't bad at all what you wager to say I don't hate this axe let's try and chop straight through we'll try and go right through this one it's an inch or so in diameter a lot of problem problem at all in fact it's hard to tell where the saw marks are and where their hacks marks that's what is that's the saw and that's the axe just a little.
Darker from the the paint or whatever it is on the blade okay what about next step up this one bigger this is the other one this is this one go on scope you got hit with the last one go over there buddy like a torpedo I didn't hit as it's Hardy there I don't think I got as much purchase on it but.
I'm gonna hit it in a different spot now so that's there I'm gonna hit it down here mooks go so almost through 90% of the way through pretty decent what do you do something again that's not pine you mean that's not white pine that's freakin American Hickory or whatever the specific name is it's Hickory same Hickory they make.
Louisville Sluggers odo all right that was all child's play those just all for video this is a real test here BAM the ol red pepper test he worked he worked and then the hammer poll see if the hammer poll does the work its job oh yes juices juices properly make a good jelly one beer Oh Scott and I just been relaxing after.
Supper just laying here he's passed though I had to get up soon and put some firewood on that fire she's almost out it's gonna be getting dark pretty soon there's no wind at all I can see a few leaves on some trees from last year and there it's very very still this is such a cool view from inside of my tent like literally the tents right here this is.
All mesh look at that it's very relaxing group peaceful yeah where would I actually need firewood I really only have that little bit there that's not gonna do much it's uh seven ten seven ten I haven't had a fire like this in a while it's always been long fires for the winter it's kind of nice to have.
Like a teepee style this pile of sticks on there there's a good like half a foot it hashes and embers in there it's getting dark I know it looks bright in the screen but that's par for the course don't got that much firewood left actually this is my last piece right here so this is all oak and it's solid I'm putting it on very long like 2 or 3.
Pieces long so I'll be able to get a good hour hour-and-a-half burn out of that at least just keep folding it in or whatever pushing it in but that'll last and tell you go to bed so whenever that goes whenever that dies down I'll go to bed probably be past 9 I think was fun I think was a cool thing to do and test.
Out and see and I will definitely keep pieces of this year to use in the future like if I go on a car camping trip or if I need to maybe even just keep a tent in my car my my Jeep why not you know what I mean it's totally works fine I can get a seam seal after and seal up the seams on that was an expense that I really can't remember off the top my head but.
Again it was in that previous video so they'd be able to check that out if you're interested the sleeping pad you can never have too many sleeping pads especially with the family I have another kid on the way we go family camping and I don't like to give the kids my high end sleeping bag pads because they jump on them like a.
Freaking mattress so so yeah that'll work it's packed on small enough a sleeping bag I don't know I don't know about the sleeping bag we'll see how it how it goes tonight the backpack yeah probably wouldn't use it on a big backpacking trip no I definitely wouldn't use it on a backpacking trip but I might use it on.
A canoe trip where I need a little bit more room because it's a 65 litre and I don't want to wear like use a rubberized backpack or something might use that the axe for sure I'll use that all the time now I'll use that at home farting around in the backyard and stuff saw is garbage the magnesium thing I'm not going to use again for sure that was just to show oh.
Here the water bottle I probably won't use again maybe they'll look again all these things could go on my car kit you know I mean I want to I'm gonna do a car kit and keep it in my Jeep so a lot of these things that can use it not to I wouldn't look past Walmart asthma is the point I think if you're just starting out if.
You're a seasoned vet obviously you're not gonna be going there and and and getting things unless you're trying to improvise because that works too right glad I did it it was worth the 500 bucks for sure so what I've bought let's see what I bought that is $500 for camping gear I bought knives that were 500 bucks all.
Day long let me get my headlamp here and see if illuminate myself this headlamp I got again from Walmart this is a Ozark Trail Oh son of a gun is Forte bright let's see if I can do something about that yeah there we go all right that's pretty decent it actually runs on three triple.
A's and it came with three triple A's so I've bought knives that were over 500 dollars I have bought tents that were 500 or more I've bought sleeping bags that were about 3 to 400 I've bought coats I have a coat that's almost 400 bucks so right around there.
Anyway so to get almost everything you need there hang out little remember I got a cook set and everything nuts that's actually one of my favorite pieces of kit that I got from Walmart yeah I got everything I got everything I needed for 500 bucks and it sounds like a lot of money I know that I get that completely and it is you.
Know I mean but I'm trying to compare it to right now to show you like to get everything for the cost of one thing it's pretty easy almost full people are gone scouts want vote going here it's like five minutes to nine players still burning but I think we're gonna go in here for tonight again barely on it barely on it.
Probably should have brought my GoPro for that the wide-angle everybody was sick and tired of the GoPro for the last movie hooks all right go change out the socks my feet are wet oh yeah they are wet it's not even that damn Thor there's straight wet Long John DUP got into the little sleeping bag I don't have a pillow because again 500.
Did not a lot for a pillow and I don't know that Moammar had a good camp pillow but I'm not going to bed just yet I'm just trying to get my wall my funeral really cold actually when I changed them I didn't having bought warm since so I'm just gonna try and bundle up in here for a little bit see if I can generate some.
More some body heat one of my feet up but yeah I imagine I'm not gonna get out of bed either largely here for a bit and go to sleep Scott's already got his eyes closed good it's 10 o'clock now I've been laying here I actually talked to my wife on the phone for the past little bit my fee are 80% warmed up now you can see my.
Breath so it's dropping down chilly I can actually look and see what temperature it is right now let's do that let's look and see whether it's 4 degrees mostly cloudy feels like 3 though which whatever so the rain is going to come now at 4 a.m. it's going to drop down to OH saying it doesn't drop down till less.
Than 3 3 degrees associate snow the rain comes at 4 and then oh snap oh snap top-1 is tonight leaving off of excuse me 4 in the morning when the bottom was tomorrow starting at 7 is rain 100 percent chance of rain ok ok well that's probably it for me for tonight guys I'm going to tuck in it is 10 o'clock so it's a good time to go to.
Bed I'll see you in the morning with the rain that's right well good morning it's after 7:00 around 7:00 it's getting ready since 5:00 still dry I just woke up literally just I slept with all my clothes on my firm whop on everything like just barely was warm enough I said only got down to three last night then.
They get a 1 degree bag so take that for what it is I won't be using this bag for anything but the summer time from now on or I will give it to scout for a camping or the middle back a Jeep or something you know I'll get you soda but it won't be for won't be for marginal weather camping that's for sure all right I gotta get up and get out of.
Here my wife is uh gonna pick me up after she drops the kiddo off at school I don't know if I'm getting a ghetto down cook eggs this morning or not yeah I'll get with you in a minute here oh the sleeping pad sleeping pad is not the greatest guys it's feels like a rock but it kept me from being cold like from the underneath for sure I didn't feel the.
Cold air coming through the bottom so that was the main thing Comfort zero to ten mmm not a very nice day but it is pretty warm can't really see my breath I'm glad the rain has slowed down though that's good so this thing didn't leak it didn't leak at all actually.
She's trying to see if it's permeated through the sides a bit maybe I can feel a little bit dampness here on the bottom section but as you can see the fly is completely away from the tent I don't really feel any wetness I don't feel any wetness coming through in there either it did in all reality did not pour I did not was not torrential downpour it.
Rained steady for two and a half hours three at three hours but yeah anyways okay up annatto up and out of here okay I love it I think that if anything were to touch besides that it would probably seep through like if I have my sleeping pad or my sleeping bag against the side.
Probably wouldn't be good but it's a four-man tent don't really need to be up against the side that sucked as I was trying to do a little time lapse ten thing my memory card filled up so now I changed the memory card in the rain and got the tent to their home in I got a hurry too it's like my wife is probably out there.
Waiting oh it's raining it's raining hard it's going to attempt to just stop like I really have no faith that it's 22 I don't know what this either guys this is a stretch this one I know it's definitely son of a gun this is a sleeping pad I could barely get it back rolled up either this stuff is not made for compact lightweight try again I'll.
Strap too soon patch of the bottom about half the tent was originally strapped to the bottom Lucina compression straps okay just got a few more things I got to stuff into here with my hands my hands hands too cold I broke this backpack trying to zip this up trying to put things in here and zip it up the zipper.
Completely shattered right off of it the whole zipper contraption so this is my this is my loadout I got everything in there except for the camera which is getting rained on pretty good right now but got no room for the camera in here at all I'll have to carry it I'm really hungry.
Probably gonna stop at Tim Hortons on the way home alright that's it for me guys let me know what you think about the Walmart here and in the comments if you like this video please give me a subscription hit the bell notification follow me on Instagram that's where I'm most active that's where you're going to see pictures most active other than face.
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