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Beyond the Bug Out Bag

Bug out bags have become common enough to be considered a normal part of life today. You don’t even need to be a prepper in order to have a bug out bag, as even the federal government is recommending that everyone prepare one and keep it on hand. Yet, with all the talk going around…

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The Right Attitude, The Most Important Survival “Tool”

Amidst all the work of stockpiling supplies and preparing survival equipment, it can be easy to forget about preparing the most important piece of survival equipment of all. In fact, some people do the exact opposite, fueling their fear. If there’s anything that can kill you in a survival situation, it’s having too much fear.…

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Top 3 Portable Solar Chargers Review

If you are an outdoor person and you love to travel, then, issues regarding low battery are not new to you.  Sometimes, even in the confines of our homes, problems on low battery are still experienced. All of the gadgets that we are using today depend on electrically charged batteries in order to function. But…

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Preparing Your Car for Winter Survival

Pretty much everyone knows that traveling in the wintertime can be hazardous. Some avoid the hazard by avoiding traveling. But that doesn’t work for everyone; some have to travel. But few of those people take the precaution of preparing themselves and their car, in case they have some sort of problem along the way. A…

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Top 3 Best Machetes For Survival Review

Most if not all outdoor survival enthusiasts agree that machetes are very essential tool in any outdoor survival adventure. From clearing brushes, chopping wood, gathering firewood, and building shelter, having a machete in hand can make work more efficient. Survival machetes can also serve as a great all around cutting tool for just about any…

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Hardening Your Home Against Home Invasion

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Locks only keep honest people honest.” That’s true to some extent. However, it’s mostly true due to the ways that people use those locks, more than anything else. If you follow the conventional wisdom on home security, then all you’re going to do is to keep the honest people…

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Home Repair Supplies to Store for Emergency Situations

When we talk about what to store for our emergency needs, the most common things that comes to our minds are food, water, medical and other standard supplies. But what about if it is not us who needs emergency supplies but our homes? Since our homes can be easily damaged both from natural and man-made…

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A Review of the Top 3 Survival Compasses to Guide You In the Right Direction

In today’s era of technology and GPS navigation, survival compasses has somewhat become obsolete. Many outdoor adventurers today don’t even have any idea on how to use the survival compass. This is also the main reason why many adventure survivalists don’t even bother adding traditional survival compasses in their survival tool kits. While it is…

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Winter Survival in the Woods

Surviving in the wintertime is much more challenging than in the summertime. Not only is there cold and snow to content with, but food is not as plentiful as it is in summertime. Making matters worse, the body needs more food in the wintertime, in order to produce heat. In ancient times, many people starved…

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Building a Survival First-Aid Kit

Any survival situation challenges us in all areas of our lives. We are challenged to find enough food and water, keep ourselves warm, defend ourselves from danger and even maintain our health in a decidedly unhealthy situation. Let’s face it, the risks are high in any survival situation. What makes it worse is that we…

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Emergency Flashlights Review

In today’s market, there are countless options when buying emergency flashlights is concerned, and choosing one which suits your taste, budget, and lifestyle can be quite the challenge. Emergency flashlights are not just simple flashlights. These flashlights bring to mind the heavy duty and bright flashlights carried by campers or security guards. In any hiking…

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Starting a Fire in Wet Weather

When I think of bugging out, my imagination makes it seem like an extended camping trip. The weather is beautiful, the fish can’t wait to jump on my hook, there are berries in the woods and an occasional deer stops right in my sights. Ahh, it almost makes me wish for an excuse to bug…

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A Review of the Three Best Survival Stoves Today

For outdoor lovers and survival enthusiasts alike, weight is an obsession. This is the main reason why 9 out of 10 backpackers prefer survival tools that are lightweight, portable and with multi-function properties. One of the most commonly used and carried survival tool among campers is the survival stove; a stove that is not only…

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The Ultimate Bug Out Plan…With Kids!

Bugging out with kids can be a challenge. In fact, it can be enough of a challenge that I would try to avoid it, unless absolutely necessary. Kids have a hard enough time traveling when you go on vacation, a bug out will be considerably worse. In any bug out plan, you have to assume…

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Tactical Knives with Multi-tool Functions Review

When going on outdoor trips such as camping, hiking, fishing, or other forms of survival outdoor adventures, one of the most important tools that should never be left behind or forgotten is the survival knife. And as far as survival knives are concerned, we have a variety of available options – including of course, ones…

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Fire Starter Product Review

Every outdoor survival enthusiast knows that fire starters are an incredibly important tool out in the wilderness. That is the reason why 9 out of 10 outdoor adventurers always carry with them their favorite fire starters in their backpacks . Today, there are so many fire starter products in the market to choose from. Each…

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Stockpiling For Your Kids While Letting Them Pitch-in A little Work

If you have children, that’s of course going to factor into your stockpiling. Most people calculate their food needs based upon everyone eating adult portions, even though most of their family is children. That’s a pretty good way to do things, as it provides you with some buffer in your food stocks. Besides, teens, especially…

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Backpacking Tents Review: Lynx 1 vs Yodo vs Snugpak

Is the urban life giving too much pressure on your daily lives? Have you been dreaming of experiencing breath-taking views and picture perfect landscapes? Yes? Well, maybe it’s time for you to unwind and go on that needed outdoor adventure that you have been dreaming and planning for so long. But before you embark on…

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Kids Chores & Safety 101!

Children today tend to rebel against the idea of doing chores. They feel that they deserve to be given what they want, without having to do anything for it. That’s a manifestation of today’s entitlement mentality. A large part of our population thinks that they are entitled to receive what they need to survive, as…

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Water Filter Straws Review – Which Portable Filter is Worth the Buck?

WATER IS LIFE! There is no denying that every creature on this planet needs water to survive. But most of the time, we take water for granted. And the mere fact that most of us have an easy access to clean water, sometimes we do not appreciate what we have.  But for people who love…

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Prepping with Kids– How to Prepare Your Kids for Any Survival Situation

When you read most of the information that’s written for survivalists these days, it almost seems like it’s written for a bunch of guys heading out to the wilderness alone. No wives, no kiddies, just a bunch of guys who are going to go play mountain man and then return back home when things return…

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Products Review: Survival Knife Edition – Buck Knives Vs KA-BAR Vs Zero Tolerance

In the great outdoors, an all around survival knife is one of the most important survival tool that should be found in any survival toolkit. A knife can be used for a lot of things. It can be used for hunting and preparing food and it can also be used in making fire and shelter…

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7 Simple Ways to be More Self-Sufficient for Under $15 a Week

It is possible to become more prepared, without having to spend a fortune. Every step you take towards self-sufficiency is to your benefit, even if it’s a small step. Those steps are still worth taking, because they will ultimately put you in a position of being ready for everything.

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Survival First Aid Kits Review: See What You Get for Under $35

As I always say, it is a practical (and potentially life-saving) idea to always have backups for your backups. So if you have already put together a first aid kit, you should put together another one for your BOB, car or workplace. If you don’t have the time to create another kit, I think it…

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7 Super Effective Ways To Use Chapstick In A Survival Situation.

As such, finding things that work for multiple different things will benefit you greatly in making the most of your survival kit and packing as many things as possible.  Using this simple product can save your life! Photo: thebeautybean.com Keep your skin free from harm in harsh weather conditions. Use Chapstick to protect your skin from…

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