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J5 Tactical V1 Flashlight Review

J5 Tactical V1 Pro Flashlight Review

J5 Tactical V1 Pro Features While it doesn't have all the fancy features that some flashlights have, it has the ones that count Ease of Use Click to turn it on, click to turn it off, repeat to cycle through modes. Pretty simple Price It's less than $15 and works …

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G Shock Rangeman GW-9400-3CR

Casio G Shock Rangeman GW 9400 Master of G Tactical Watch Review

Casio G-Shock GW-9400-3CR Rangeman Master of G Features Features for days! Altimeter, barometer, compass, thermometer, sunrise/sunset data, and much more Ease of Use This is something that I felt could use some help. I may be spoiled on the ease of touch screens now but cycling through all the menus is a …

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WILDERNESS HYGIENE

Staying Clean in the Wild: The Natural Way

10 Natural Hacks for Camping Hygiene So you’ve decided you want to live like our ancestors who used to chase down wild deer, swim deep to catch fish, and sleep in caves or in a tent built out of trees far out in the wilderness. This type of lifestyle is …

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Best tactical flashlights

Best Tactical Flashlights for Preppers in 2019

Updated 6/26/19 2019 Tactical Flashlight Buying Guide or Let There Be (Flash)Lights! When I was a kid, I thought that being chased through the woods would be a much bigger concern in my life. I can think of numerous scenes from tv shows and movies where a group of campers …

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Prepper Book Review

Book Review: Preppers Want to Know

Preppers Want to Know: A Survival Book Preppers Want to Know is a survival book by Aaron Liford that answers questions that Aaron had but couldn’t find good, concise answers to. Questions like ‘how can I protect against EMPs‘ and ‘what’s the best way to freeze dry food’. The topics …

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how to pack a bug out bag

Is Your Bug Out Bag Too Heavy?

How to Lighten Your Bug Out Bag Using the 80/20 Rule Have you ever wondered how to lighten your bug out bag? I certainly have. In fact, I recently took a critical look at my own 72-hour survival kit, and discovered some pretty interesting ways to save weight in the …

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ultimate bug out bag checklist

Ultimate Bug Out Bag Checklist for Preppers and Survivalists

The Bug Out Bag Contents Guide -or- What to Pack When You’re Expecting… (TEOTWAWKI)    Yeah, yeah, I know. “Not another bug out bag checklist!” There are a thousand other checklists out there already and here I am adding another one to the pile. But here’s the thing: none of …

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Alpha Survival Kit review

Yukon Alpha Survival Kit Review

*This is not a sponsored post, just an honest description of our giveaway item. We were not reimbursed in any way by the manufacturer. Yukon Alpha Survival Kit Review We couldn’t find a good review on this survival backpack kit, the grand prize from our bug out bag giveaway (worth $229), so we …

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Boy scout survival skills

10 Boy Scout Merit Badges Every Prepper Should Have

Be prepared Is there a motto more fitting for preppers? This is the simple principle that the Boy Scouts have taught for generations. Know what gear you’re going to need and pack accordingly, know what hazards may be a factor and plan for these, know what skills will be required and …

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paracord projects for preppers

Paracord: Projects & Uses – Posts of the Week Wednesday

Paracord 101: The Basics Welcome to another edition of Posts of the Week Wednesday! This is our weekly roundup of the the best prepper, homesteading, survivalist, and off the grid living content that we’ve seen this week. This week’s theme is…(drumroll?)… Paracord. Paracord is one of those survival supplies that is in …

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Get Home Bags Guide and checklist

Build a Get Home Bag with Our Essentials Checklist

You already have a Bug Out Bag (BOB), and you already have your Every Day Carry (EDC), but what about a Get Home Bag (GHB)? I know what you’re thinking – you want me to carry another bag? Think about it this way: what if you’re at work and disaster …

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