Tools and Gear

The Best Survival Flashlights [PICS]

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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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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 evacuate at a moment’s notice, you need a good 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 you’re forced …

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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 and even water. With the volume of choices though, how are you to pick the best? I always have at least a few with me in the outdoors as they’re also …

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Bivy Bags

The nylon layer of a tent that lies between you and the outdoors disappears leaving you completely immersed in your surroundings. Starry skies, the sunrise and the breeze on your face are completely open to your view and only enhance the experience with a liberating sensation of what it is …

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What To Put In Your Car’s Bug Out Bag

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When disaster strikes, you may only have minutes, even seconds get the heck outta there. A good preparedness kit is essential for a quick evacuation and can mean the difference between life and death. Your bug out bag should contain enough supplies to get you through 72 hours, or until …

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