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Lundhags V12 75

Lundhags V12 75

Most of us don’t carry a compass at all times. Here’s a quick trick to use your wristwatch as a compass. Point the hour hand at the sun and create an imaginary line between the hour hand and the 12 o’clock section. That imaginary line will point you south.

Use an analog watch as a compass. Hold a watch with 12 o'clock at left. Move your arm so the hour hand points at the sun. The spot halfway between the hour hand and the 12 is south.

Knowing how to find the North Star in the northern hemisphere is definitely one of the most basic navigational skills that everyone should know - being lost in the wilderness without a compass is not the time to be trying to figure out where the North Star is.

Knowing how to find the North Star in the northern hemisphere is definitely one of the most basic navigational skills

common outdoor knife shapes, clip point, drop point, sheepsfoot, skinner, wharncliffe, caping, spey point, pen knife, tanto, parts of a knife

A visual guide to common knife shapes. Learn about clip point blades, drop point blades, and all the other popular blade shapes.