Building a fire could mean the difference between life and death in a survival situation. Knowing how to start one is one thing. Having the material on hand to get the fire starting process going is another. Read this post for the right steps.
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Motoped’s Black Ops motorized survival bike is—and isn’t—like the moto-bike you may have built as a kid. It incorporates a downhill-mountain-bike suspension and is set up for a quiet 4-stroke 55-cc engine.
What is the most important thing during SHTF? Your brain! To pack your bug-out bag light, you need items that serve multi purposes. One such thing is the rain poncho. In this blog, I have detailed 90 different survival uses for a plastic poncho. However, not just any old cheap poncho will do. I put Cheaper Than Dirt’s Swiss military rubberized poncho finished in bright Alpenflage camo to the test and realized for the price tag, this military surplus poncho is an invaluable addition to any survival gear, preps, emergency vehicle kit, or your bug-out bag.
If you do not have a basement, your long-term survival food might be in jeopardy! Storage is key to keeping your long-term food supplies good for disaster strikes. In this easy seven step how-to, I show you how to stockpile food for when SHTF properly so you do not spoil your preps.
Everything you pack in, you should bring out. This is good camping code. When you pack up your camping gear, you need to think about total weight and space. These extremely compact containers made from plastic drinking straws are quick, easy and cheap to make and hold everything from sugar for your coffee to an emergency fishing kit.
Ever since receiving a Coleman two-burner camping stove a little over 10 years ago, I have almost exclusively bought the brand’s camping gear for all my outdoor needs. Not only because of the durability and reliability of its products, but because they are inexpensive, but high quality and readily available. Recently I reviewed some new Coleman camping products as well as tested my old equipment. Were they tried and true? Read on to find out.
Originally purchased for a floating trip down the Guadalupe River in Central Texas, my Pelican 1015 Micro Case is by far one of the most valuable pieces of camping equipment I own. A watertight case protects your essential survival gear from the elements and accidental falls in the water.
Have you been eagerly awaiting new AR-15 products, rifle and accessories? How about polymer magazines for your Mosin Nagant or the very cool Brunton hydrogen reactor that needs absolutely no outside source to generate energy? We have seven new and exciting products to tell you about. I’m sure after reading you will find at least one you can’t live with out.
Even during the most luxurious camping trip can have tragic consequences; bad weather, accidents, bears and getting lost are quite probable during even the shortest of trips. You may think you are fully prepared, but what will happen if bears rip up your tent while you are out hiking or raccoons ransack your food? Pack along these five essential life savers to put your mind at ease.
The Voyager is more than a one-trick pony though and can be operated or charged via the AC adapter, built-in rechargeable batteries, solar panel or USB port. And speaking of solar panels, the Voyager’s panel can easily be articulated. The Voyager features extremely efficient charging technologies that make sense. For instance, you can play the radio for about 20 minutes after charging the radio for about a minute using the crank handle. This is one of those mileage may vary statements, because signal strength, solar assistance and volume would all effect the charge, but you get the idea.