Staff or Walking Stick

The staff is a useful addition to the kit of the trekker. Personally, I have found it an invaluable assistant when hiking on rough-rocky country and even more so at night while in the bush. The staff or walking stick can become a personal adventure log by carving on it…

Phone Rig – Vloging Rig

Last of the camera gear came in, or more precise phone camera gear. Here is a rundown of what we got; U Rig Smartphone holder 2 of 49 LED adjustable lights 3 in 1 Lens (Wide Angle-Macro-Fisheye) U Rig Smartphone Holder The camera rig is adjustable from 50-85mm (2″ to…

New Camera Gear

We have started to get in some camera gear we recently ordered. Today we go the Boya lapel microphone. We chose this mic because of the great reviews we read and that it was an affordable, compact option. One of our goals is to keep the camera gear in a…

My KLR Builds

Back a few years ago we purchased a 2000 and 2002 Kawasaki KLR650’s to convert into adventure touring bikes. I had been wanting a project like this for quite a while and must say I would do another tomorrow if time and funds allowed. Searching our local classifieds we found…

Folding Drone New Camera Gear

New drone for some aerial views.. It is a Udirc U29 Live streaming HD video drone. Drone specs: Photo/video Low/high speed mode Auto hover Out of range alarm Headless mode Real-time FPV Wifi Control Take off and land Low battery alarm 2 batteries Charge via USB Equipped with 120 degree…

Chaga

Inonotus obliquus, or more commonly known as Chaga mushroom, is a fungus in the family Hymenochaetaceae…Say that 3 times fast… It is parasitic on birch and other trees. The fungus is irregularly formed and looks like burnt charcoal. Chaga mushrooms are known to be rich in a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and…

What size tires?

Trying to determine the lift and tire size we want on our Explorer. With it being a 2nd Gen there are no lift kits, the Ranger kits can be adapted to work. Others have gone with a SAS (Solid Axle Swap) with various suspension setups to finish it off and…

Leather Binding Tutorial

Snowshoe Bindings Tutorial Tools you will need: ~ Knife or scissors ~ Rivet Setter ~ Hole punch ~ Strap Cutter Materials needed: ~ 7-8oz Leather ~ 4 5/8″ Roller buckles ~ Tube rivets All items -tools where purchased at http://KingsCountyForge.com from their DIY section. From using the old binding as…

Snowshoe Maintenance Pt 2

Wooden snowshoes typically use leather bindings, these are a durable and long lasting if properly cared for. Leather is a natural material and will require water proofing and conditioner applied from time to time. Selecting a quality leather conditioner/waterproofing product is easy, the market is full of products and easy…

Folding Drone – New Camera

New drone for some aerial views. It is a Udirc U29 Live streaming HD video drone. Drone specs: Photo/video Low/high speed mode Auto hover Out of range alarm Headless mode Real-time FPV Wifi Control  Take off and land Low battery alarm 2 batteries Charge via USB Equipped with 120 degree wide-angle…