Bushcraft

26 08, 2014

How to Build a Survival Crossbow

A Survival Crossbow
By Joshua G. Hamlin
We, at Sigma 3, recently posted a video on how to make a survival crossbow. I would love to take credit for inventing this crossbow, but I cannot. I looked at some early crossbows for ideas, and converted them into one I could make primitively. For one, I tie the bow to the stalk instead of nailing it. To do this, a hole must be cut through the sides of the stalk so that the cordage doesn’t pass over the area where the arrow rests. I also add a trigger cap which guides the […]

11 12, 2013

Sigma 3 Holiday Sale!

We at Sigma 3 Survival School absolutely love the autumn and winter seasons, especially the holidays! This year we’ve decided that we want to spread the holiday cheer around to all of our students and fans; that’s why we are happy to bring you our big SIGMA 3 HOLIDAY SALE!

From now until December 31st at midnight we are offering IMMENSE SAVINGS of 15% off our Instructor Course and a HUGE 30% off of ALL other courses on our schedule, including the 2014 courses!

These discounts can potentially save you hundreds of dollars and would also make a wonderful gift for […]

12 08, 2013

Help Us Pick the Next Specialty Course

PICK THE NEXT SPECIALTY CLASS! Our POLLS determine what classes are offered next according to popular demand! It would be great for us to offer every survival class possible,  but time is limited for everyone and we need to focus on our students most critical needs. What is your top choice for the following classes being offered that you are interested in?

ANSWER the poll below to help define survival training needs & focus.

If you want to look at the companies websites to determine what you like best. Click here for more info! Click the pics to see company websites!

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20 10, 2012

Bushcraft Camp Hygiene

Smoke Baths and All Natural Deodorant

The technique I use more than any other to keep from stinking is the woods has got to be taking a smoke bath. It is surprisingly effective and has long lasting effects. All you need do is to consistently expose your skin and clothes to smoke and it will not only keep you from stinking but you will smell like a well smoked roast! Yum. And this also helps to keep the bugs off

But how does a smoke bath work you ask? Well it works because smoke kills bacteria and bacteria is what […]

1 12, 2011

Diary of a Survivalist- Bugging Out

Diary of a Survivalist- Bugging Out
Let me first define what the Diary of a Survivalist series was intended to do. I’ve been hearing for years from preppers that it really isn’t possible to live off the land long term for survival in a SHTF situation. That has always been a preposterous idea and our goal was to prove just how wrong this idea is. Its not only possible to survive off the land but with some limited training and equipment you can make it easy and comfortable. Now it is difficult to survive completely primitive with no real modern […]