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Types of Survival Saws You Should Get ASAP

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I have learned over and over that processing wood in a survival situation is absolutely essential.  Whether you are building a shelter, building a fire, building a trap, or crafting tools, you have to be able to cut wood to a precise length.  There are dozens of different tools available …

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Bow Battle: Recurve VS Compound

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For a survivalist, this is a difficult question to answer because there are so many factors involved in your decision. I hope to help you through the maze of considerations in this article and I will attempt to keep it from becoming something you read when you have trouble sleeping. …

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Essential Tools and Gear for Long-Term Survival

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Preparing for emergencies is about accumulating the knowledge, supplies, and tools to handle whatever life may throw at you next. A power outage that lasts a few days, or a flood that requires you to evacuate for several days is just a temporary situation. Temporary emergencies are easier to handle …

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30 Survival Items Under $30

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When I first got into prepping and survival, I felt the need to go out and buy as much gear and I could find. I think this is probably a normal reaction as you learn about the different ways to survive in different situations. However, as soon as I started …

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The Best Survival Tools and Gear Money Can Buy

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When someone makes the decision to become a survivalist or prepper, one of the first actions they typically take is to purchase some basic gear. Buying some neat gadgets is easier and less time consuming than learning a new skill, so this is the direction most people take. There is …

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Go Bag Essentials

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It’s also common to mix up the definition of a go bag and a bug out bag, so let’s first discuss the difference between the two. A go bag is generally a bag that you carry with you that has the essentials of short term survival inside. These bags are …

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The Best Survival Watches under $100

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It used to be that no self-respecting man or woman would be caught without a watch on their wrist when they were away from home. Watches went from analog and wind-up to digital battery operated fairly quickly. If you’re old-school you may have chosen to rebel against the digital trend …

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Weird Items that Could Save your Life

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There are always obvious items to save for survival situations.  Of course you want to hoard dry food, water, weapons, and tools.  However, some of the best survival items are not nearly as obvious.  When putting a pack together or hoarding items, I like to think of at least three …

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