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The Best Urban Survival Gear

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When people read and talk about survival and preparedness, there is a great focus on rural locations, bugging out, and surviving in the wilderness. However, over 80% of the population in the U.S. lives in urban areas and a large majority of those people do not have anywhere to go …

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Surplus CBRN/NBC/ “Gas Masks” and Their Effectiveness

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There are many gross misconceptions concerning the effectiveness/ineffectiveness of surplus “gas masks” currently on the marked.  The term gas mask is in itself a misnomer.  What most people call a gas mask is actually a CBRN (formerly known as NBC) Protective Mask or Pro Mask in military terms.  CBRN stands for …

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The Best Flashlights for Survival

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We’re all familiar with flashlights and how handy they can be to help light the way through the dark. For power outages of short duration, your typical everyday plastic housed flashlight will suffice, as long as you can find it when you need it! But, for a bug out situation …

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Keychain Survival Items for your EDC

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It doesn’t matter where you are or what time of year it is, there are certain tools that if you have them handy, will make surviving a disaster or grid down situation easier. Disaster may strike when you least expect it and when you don’t have access to your bug …

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How to Build a Bug-Out Bag in 16 Easy Steps

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Despite being one of the most popular and well known aspects of prepping, most bug out bags are still very poorly put together.  Many times this is because the bags have been pre-made by stores, and are thrown together using items that are low quality and don’t take into account …

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Assembling Your Get-Home Bag

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We hear a lot about the famous bug-out bag, but not as much about the get-home bag (GHB).  But the GHB is perhaps more important than the BOB.  You might not ever need your BOB (best to have one just in case) because not every disaster is going to require …

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The Ultimate Inch Bag

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Bug out bags, get home bags, everyday carry kits… why do we need another survival bag? Because each bag has its own purpose and you do NOT need to own all of them. Think of “inch bags” as oversized bug out bags because their purpose is to keep you alive …

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How to Choose Your Hiking Boots

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Whether you’re looking to start hiking or expecting to bug out at a moment’s notice, you need a solid pair of boots. I know shopping for most guys is a mini-SHTF event but those boots are important so you’re going to have to take the time to find a good pair. If …

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The Best Survival Lighters

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Some of us don’t leave home without one. Survival lighters, the fuel to your main source of warmth, food, water and in some cases surviving itself. With the volume of choices though, how are you to pick the best? I always have at least a few with me in the …

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