Sean is flying solo in this the 79th episode of the Sumo Survival Bushcraft Podcast.
Jim from Dorset recently had compass issues when out walking. The needle of his compass went wild and flipped on itself. He asks what causes a the polarity of a compass to reverse? Sea talks about how it has happened to him in theist and how and why it occurs and when it does what you can do to rectify the problem.
Camp Stove Safety
South Wales Mum of teenage twin boys, Kim, ask about the legalities and safety issues surrounding the ownership and use of gas camping stoves. Sean talks about how he how he approached the use of stoves and other potentially dangerous outdoor equipment with his daughters and what steps to take prior to purchasing a stove.
East Lothian based John has been slowly upgrading his bushcraft kit with a focus on safety and one thing he has been doing is making himself more visible and his friend recommend that he get something called glint tape to mark up his gear so it reflects. He asks but if that correct and is there something else I should consider. Solar tape is the one Sean opts for and he explains it uses and advantages it has for safety.
Duncan from Leicestershire ask for some advice on which bushcraft school he should look towards to help improve his skills. Sean talks about the schools that Sumo Survival are familiar with and what he sees as the best method to find the one best suited for your needs.
More Dodgy Kit!
This week we have a two dodgy kit warnings and if you have a bit of of you would like to warn others about then please get in touch with Sean or Sy and we will make sure we mention it in the next show.
If you, your bushcraft school or your outdoor company would like to feature in a future episode of the Sumo Survival Bushcraft Podcast then please get in touch with us.
Trueways Survival – http://www.truewayssurvival.com/
Frontier Bushcraft – http://frontierbushcraft.com/
Woodland Ways – http://www.woodland-ways.co.uk/
Stonewood Survival and Bushcraft School – http://www.stonewoodsurvival.co.uk/
Heinnie Haynes Podcast – https://goo.gl/HBmNf6