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How to Waterproof Your Boots

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Any hiker, naturalist, or survivalist will tell you that your boots are one of the most important tools you will have when outdoors. If a person doesn’t have adequate footwear in extreme conditions, it can be a death sentence. If you have poor footwear, your ability to move, hunt, and …

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Diesel Fuel from Vegetable Oil

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Vegetable oil has many uses. It can be used to cook up some awesome delicious fried chicken, potato wedges (or chips I guess, if you’re in England), or other unhealthy yummy goodies. Vegetable oil can be used to oil stuff around the house too, no one likes squeaky hinges. It can …

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Ryan’s Long Distance Survival Challenge

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Thus far the survival challenges that I have attempted have been focused around the idea that remaining stationary is often the fastest route to rescue. I have hunkered down toughed out blizzard conditions with temperatures below zero, thunderstorms producing hail and winds as high as 40 mph, and the scorching …

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Real Life Survival Scenarios You Should Practice

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Preparing for a disaster or emergency situation is impossible without actually doing drills. I know it’s comfortable to buy stuff, but the thing that makes the difference is how you react to the disaster once it hits. Practicing the drills below on a regular basis willensure your reaction times are …

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