Yes, it’s always nice to have the perfect tool for the job, but improvisation is an essential survival skill. If you can get creative with your gear, you’ll work yourself out of seemingly impossible situations. As I was researching improvised signal mirror devices, I came across this man’s video about how to use a CD as a signal mirror:
I like this guy’s go-for-it approach, and I also like how he also uses a traditional signal mirror for comparison. Sometimes an improvised tool isn’t the perfect tool, but as long as it works…I’d give it a try!
Want to know about signal mirrors and improvised signal mirrors?
Read my article on the About.com survival skills website: