What is a figure four deadfall trap?
Well this DIY trap is a must know for any survivalist.
YouTuber Tom McElroy-Wild Survival goes into great detail how to make your very own survival deadfall trap.
In the days before the proliferation of modern steel traps woodsmen depended on in the wilds made traps. The king of the DIY traps was and certainly still is the hard hitting deadfall trap.
The deadfall trap can be made really anywhere you can find something heavy to prop up. When combined with a well made baited figure four trigger mechanism you will be well on your way to a good meal over a campfire.
Old school knowledge such as DIY traps should be memorized and practiced where legal (of course). When modern gadgets fail to work, or are left at home, your brain becomes the best survival tool you can own. Remember, you always have it with you no matter where you are!
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