Tools and Gear

The Ultimate Review of the Lifestraw

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Water is the most critical resource for humans. You can survive 30 days without food, but you won’t make it 3 days without water. While water is exceptionally abundant on our planet, only a small portion is safe to drink due to the majority of the water containing substances or …

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Ten $10 Preps You Should Get Today

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I regularly hear “motivated” people who have drank deeply from the cup of self-sufficiency express fervent intent on “prepping” and “getting ready” and then promptly spin their wheels, do nothing and generally waste time. Whatever the cause, be it uncertainty, lack of a plan or just sheer, plain laziness, talk …

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Top Tips for Picking the Best Boot Knife

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Author Bio: I am John Lewis, a blogger, survivalist and outdoor enthusiast. You can follow me over at Epic Wilderness by clicking here.   INTRODUCTION Nowadays, boot knives are starting to fall under the limelight because they are usually small, easily concealable and are not too pricey. These characteristics also …

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18 Critical Items to Keep in Your BOB

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Debates carry on endlessly about what one should or should not keep in a BOB. Preppers furnish meticulously detailed and designed lists of their BOBs’ contents only for other to tear it apart for some real or imagined inconsistency or incompatibility with their environment or intended mode of egress. This …

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7 Alternative Survival Uses For Flashlights

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A flashlight is a ubiquitous and vital tool to help overcome one of man’s most glaring weaknesses- our poor night vision. I’ll bet dimes to dollars there is not a single reader of this article that doesn’t have a flashlight at home or in your vehicle, and any prepper worth …

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The Best Survival Matches

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When you look at the list of the bare minimums required for life, you see air, water, food and shelter.  Fire is not on that list, but it often will make the difference between living and dying.  It provides light and warmth, and has important functions in acquiring water, food …

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Full Review of the Cree Q5 Flashlight

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A flashlight is a very important piece of equipment to have in your survival plan. In fact a flashlight is very important to have everyday. I am going to talk to you about the Cree Q5 flashlight. This flashlight is small in size, but has many benefits. It’s only 3.7” …

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