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5 Best Military Surplus Items Under $20

5 Best Military Surplus Items Under $20 Lets start by explaining what surplus means..  Military surplus are goods, that are sold or otherwise disposed of when no longer needed by the military. Because these goods were originally made for the military they are usually very well made and will last you way longer than civilian …

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WD-40 Myths, Legends & Fun Facts

WD-40 Myths, Legends & Fun Facts I know what you are thinking, not another WD-40 article! In my defence, I do love this stuff so you will have to forgive me! This article is about the myths, legends and fun facts and not uses! If you are as old as me you know WD-40 can …

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How To Make And Hunt with a Paracord Sling

How To Make And Hunt with a Paracord Sling This how to make and hunt with a paracord sling is just pure genius, David killed Goliath with a sling so why wouldn’t we be able to kill some rabbits or squirrels with one. I personally have never tried hunting this way, I have seen others …

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Intimidation Masks: Should You Buy One?

Intimidation Masks: Should You Buy One? Is an intimidation mask a prep we may not have thought about? or is it a plastic target from the grim reaper himself? I think this is a great topic to discuss, I personally think they are a good idea to have at least in your preps. Not necessarily to …

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Throwing Sticks for Wilderness Survival 101

Throwing Sticks for Wilderness Survival 101 Throwing sticks have been used for thousands of years and are still used today in some cultures. wilderness survival skills are techniques a person may use in a dangerous situation  to save themselves or others. These techniques are meant to provide basic necessities for human life: water, food, thermoregulation, …

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The Perigee Power 401 Renewable Portable Solar Power Generator

The Perigee Power 401 Renewable Portable Solar Power Generator The 401 “Carry-On” is a portable power system that produces household electricity for products rated at 600 watts or less. A clean and quiet alternative to a generator, the 401 “Carry-On” integrates a 42Ah battery (additional battery supported via interconnect) with a 600-watt pure sine wave …

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Keep Cool With Only 12 Volts

Keep Cool With Only 12 Volts Save money and keep cool with only 12 volts… Introducing the Endless Breeze Box Fan! As you all may now, I have been building a man cave / tiny house / awesome shed from scratch! It has not been easy and as it’s pretty much finished now, I have …

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Turn Any Stick Into an Axe With This Multi-Tool Chopping Blade

Turn Any Stick Into an Axe With This Multi-Tool Chopping Blade I have to say this multi-tool chopping blade could come in very handy in an emergency situation. Imagine you are camping or hiking maybe even the worst scenario, you are bugging out… You need to chop wood for a fire or shelter building but …

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How Much Gear Should You Put In Your Bug Out Bag?

How Much Gear Should You Put In Your Bug Out Bag? The question of how much gear should be in a a but out bag has always been a contentious one. You can’t carry everything, and you’d have a hard time surviving if you didn’t carry anything (unless you’re Les Stroud or something). The answer as …

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Four Badass Paracord Knots You Should Know

Four Badass Paracord Knots You Should Know Paracord is a preppers best friend. It can hold up to 550 lbs of weight and when split can be used for fishing and other preparedness projects. It is worth it’s weight in gold! Today I have been looking for knot articles and I found a great website …

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WindPax Portable Wind Generator

WindPax Portable Wind Generator   The WindPax portable wind generator can out perform the small solar generators watt for watt. You just have to have the wind Keeping mobile electronic devices powered up can be difficult for the modern camper and hiker. Generating power from Mother Nature in the form of wind and sun is …

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44 Fantastic Uses of Paracord for Prepping and Survival

44 Fantastic Uses of Paracord for Prepping and Survival These 44 Fantastic Uses of Paracord for Prepping and Survival could just save your life! Paracord is worth it’s weight in gold! If you ask any survivalist or outdoorsman you will get that answer! 550 paracord is named 550 because inside the outer coating is 7 strands …

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How to Refill 1-Pound Propane Bottles

How to Refill 1-Pound Propane Bottles Did you know that millions and millions of these small 1-pound propane bottles end up in the land fill every year? This is just madness, why throw away a perfectly good canister that can store life saving propane? Gas companies are not allowed to refill these bottles but you …

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Best Bug Out Bag Flashlight

Best Bug Out Bag Flashlight A flashlight is one of the most important items you can have on you in an emergency or just to find your way around after dark. Finding a good flashlight that isn’t expensive is pretty difficult sometimes though. Well I’ve found one for you. To be a great bug out bag flashlight, …

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DIY Homemade and Improvised Weapons

DIY Homemade and Improvised Weapons See these awesome homemade and improvised weapons and see what you could make if SHTF and you need a weapon quickly. Well, I have seen some cool looking homemade and improvised weapons when I worked in the prison, but these take this to the next level. If I am being …

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