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First Aid Kits: When to Build and When to Buy Them

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Is it better to build a first aid kit from scratch, or is it better to buy a good one to start with and customize it for yourself? I’ve asked myself that question more than a few times over the years, and each time I’ve come up with another grand scheme in my head on how I might put together a new first aid kit with only the best of the best gear and medical supplies and save myself a ton of money doing so. But it is never really that simple, is it?

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Survival Fishing Tips: How To Survive In The Wilde...

Posted on Apr 24, 2017

Are you interested in some survival fishing tips? In case you end up in a wilderness with little survival tools, or you know how to manufacture some tools while in the wilderness, you can always create a means of livelihood by drawing out some fish.

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Have You Considered a Survival Bow?

Posted on Apr 18, 2017

Do you ever find yourself dreaming of living off the land? Many of us fantasize about such a situation, and we wonder how our skill set would hold up. We learn to build fire, learn to build different shelters, and try to plan for all the challenges we would encounter. If you are like me and enjoy practicing survival skills, you know doubt have tried to figure out how to best obtain food from the land. If thoughts like this cross your mind, you may consider getting yourself a survival bow….

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Surviving Mother Nature While Hunting

Posted on Feb 7, 2017

Ever been in a survival situation? Most archers have not. Believe it or not, most archers do not know how to survive in the wilderness or in a crisis. The arrival of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) has lulled archers into having a false sense of security, thinking that they can escape any predicament by following their handy little electronic devices to safety…

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Basic Fishing Equipment for Survival

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

Survival fishing! It’s often discussed amongst friends, even glorified on television. Humanity doesn’t set out to get stuck alone without cellular communication, friends, family or civilization within earshot. But when it happens, you can bet your sweet ass the unprepared will suffer gravely…

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How to Survive Another Recession

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

No one wants to think about another recession happening. But economic downturns are inevitable. Just recently, Britain and Europe went through the Brexit crisis. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union by a referendum sent financial markets into panic mode. The pound plunged, and has yet to fully recover. As a result, many people, especially the ones with retirement funds, took a hit…

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10 Survival Skills You Should to Know & Why

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

Living in uncertain times requires everyone to consider what life would be like if civilization were to crash. How long would it take for anarchy to begin? How long would it last? Do you have what it takes to survive? To prepare for an unknown future, it’s important to learn 10 survival skills along with explanations about why you need them.

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How to Field Treat an Injury in the Wilderness

Posted on Oct 11, 2016

The great lengths most people go to in the name of adventure never cease to amaze. Nothing provides an adrenaline rush more than a trip to the forests or the mountains for a hike. Most of these places are highly secluded with very little or no cell reception in some instance. No one anticipates an accident. If danger strikes, quick response is vital for recovery. Here are some of the ways to treat some of the injuries occurring in the wilderness…

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Battling the Elements

Posted on Oct 6, 2016

Exploring the backcountry comes with its own set of risks: emergency care is often far away, cell phone coverage is rare, and the natural elements can be unpredictable. This risk is often what draws people to wild places, but some natural disasters are so risky that you should make every effort to avoid being caught out in them. Here are tips for avoiding four natural disasters and advice for how to get through to the other side if you are swept up in an unexpected event…

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Disaster-proofing your personal data

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

When it comes to emergency preparedness planning, there are many situations to prepare for, each with different considerations. I’ve read numerous articles and watched countless videos discussing the importance of keeping photocopies of your essential personal documents in your bug-out bag like birth certificates and passports, bank and investment accounts, insurance policies, title deeds, wills and the like. The obvious problem with paper documents aside from being paper is the massive amount weight that they can add to your gear. In this article, I’ll be discussing ways to disaster-proof your personal data without breaking the bank…

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FREE Kindle eBooks

Posted on Oct 1, 2016

Since I was a young lad, I’ve always enjoyed getting lost in books. Some of my fondest memories growing up were when I was sitting in my fourth-grade classroom with my teacher reading aloud to the class. Some of my favorites were Where the Red Fern Grows, Island of the Blue Dolphins, Summer of the Monkeys, Old Yeller, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and the list goes on…

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Wilderness Navigation Skills

Posted on Sep 27, 2016

Why would a prepper need to know about wilderness navigation? Most likely your bug out location is somewhere away from civilization. You’re not going to be in eye sight of your bug out location at all times. You’ll be exploring, you’ll be fishing or hunting or picking berries and it’s very easy to get lost in the woods. Even very experienced woodsmen can get lost in the woods. If the SHTF and you get lost, there probably isn’t a rescue team coming, you might have to rescue yourself…

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Hacks for Homesteading Using Almost No Money

Posted on Sep 21, 2016

Homesteading is not just a hobby; it is a way of life that many people around the globe are now adopting. Since the Earth’s natural resources are rapidly depleting and pollution is rampant, adopting a self-sustainable lifestyle is really appealing.

You don’t need to be rich to Homestead; by being clever with your resources, you can accomplish this task with almost no money…

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Have You Ever Considered Reheating Food?

Posted on Aug 12, 2016

Are you excited to store, reheat and recycle leftover food and turn them into delicious ‘new’ meals? We’ve prepared an infographic below full of all the essential things you need to know to make sure that you store and reheat your food safely and properly.

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Enhancing the Volcano Grill

Posted on May 25, 2016

Anyone who has gotten their hands on a Volcano 3 Collapsible Grill likely has been happy with its performance with charcoal or a wood fire, but using the grill with propane usually leaves a lot to be desired. In this article, I will be discussing some simple modifications that I made to the Volcano Grill in an attempt to improve its performance, and how I modified it to operate with natural gas. But aside from a brief summary of the Volcano Grill, I am not going to cover the grill itself as an alternative cooking system in this body of text. I’ll leave that for some other time…

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How to Grow Fruit Year-round

Posted on Apr 15, 2016

Everything you need to know about growing year-round trees can be found in the attached infographic. You might wonder what fruits are most suitable for your backyard’s soil type. There is also a guide on which season to best start planting them, how long it would take before being able to harvest fruits and other important details such as refrigeration and freezer storage length for the produce…

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