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7 Mistakes You’re Bound to Make with Your Survival Knife

If I were to make a poll and ask a thousand preppers what their favorite survival item is, I have a feeling the vast majority of them will choose the survival knife to be their trustworthy companion. Flashlights will probably come in second, though. Now, knives are a vast topic so let’s talk about them from a different perspective: the biggest mistakes you can make with them. I’ve made some of them myself, surely you have made them too, so let’s make sure they never happen again. Plus, if you have kids who are new to prepping, this article is a must read.   #1. Destroying the Tip of the Knife This is by far the most common mistake. Who ...

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Personal Survival Straw Filters

You would be taking a significant personal risk to your health drinking from this pond, but for state-of-the-art filtration technology now available in extremely small form factors and at a very reasonable price. The filtration system reduces contaminants such as heavy metals, lead, mercury, hydrogen sulphide, aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, and barium, in addition to chlorine, fluoride, E.Coli, giardia, algae, fungus, scale, and sediment in water. Lightweight, thin and durable, everyone should have one of these remarkable devices in their bug-out-bag, emergency kit. How do they work? Advanced hollow filter membrane technology is used, which requires no batteries or chemicals and has no moving parts. In some models extra layers or stages are added that may include activated carbon granules ...

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7 COMMON ITEMS FOR YOUR FIRST AID KIT

There’s absolutely no doubt about it, a first-aid kit that is completely stocked and well supplied is crucial and a MUST have. Sadly, disaster can hit at any time…and this implies that you could be left trapped, away from your own house and each of your preps. What do you really do when you or a loved one has an injury looking for help, and you don’t have a medical kit, and even worse… you don’t have time to waste? Check out this post below, originally published on the blog of TheApartmentPrepper, to see the 7 common house items with medical uses: In case there is an injury, you should ideally possess a well stocked first aid kit. But in case you ...

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THE EASIEST WAY TO HONE YOUR SURVIVAL SKILLS

Human beings possess a powerful will to live, even when confronted with overwhelming situations, but that will to survive can easily get beaten down. Emergency situations can be mind-boggling especially when you lack skills or knowledge. It is possible to act on instinct, but you increase your chances of survival significantly when you understand what to do because you have already planned and trained in advance. Also, mental attitude is as important as physical endurance and knowledge. Think of survival skills as a pyramid, built on the foundation of the will to survive. The next layer of the pyramid is knowledge; it breeds confidence and dispels fears. The third layer is training, mastering skills and maintaining them. The top of ...

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3 KICK-ASS BOOBY TRAPS TO RIG YOUR HOMESTEAD

A booby-trap is a device or setup that is intended to kill, harm or surprise a person, unknowingly triggered by the presence or actions of the victim. As the word trap implies, they often have some form of bait designed to lure the victim towards it. Booby traps are employed more or less with 4 primary objectives: 1. Supplement fire-power. 2. Frighten the enemy. 3. Channelize the enemy. 4. Postpone the adversary. Recall the movie ‘Home Alone?’ Small Kevin had to return with a few advanced and imaginative approaches to booby-trap his home from the criminals. This film serves as a reminder that it’s possible, if you put your mind to it, that anything may be useful for home protection. ...

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    3 KICK-ASS BOOBY TRAPS TO RIG YOUR HOMESTEAD

    A booby-trap is a device or setup that is intended to kill, harm or surprise a person, unknowingly triggered by the presence or actions of the victim. As the word trap implies, they often have some form of bait designed to lure the victim towards it. Booby traps are employed more or less with 4 primary objectives: 1. Supplement fire-power. 2. Frighten the enemy. 3. Channelize the enemy. 4. Postpone the adversary. Recall the movie ‘Home Alone?’ Small Kevin had to return with a few advanced and imaginative approaches to booby-trap his home from the criminals. This film serves as a reminder that it’s possible, if you put your mind to it, that anything may be useful for home protection. ...

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    1ST BUG-OUT-BAG? 50 THINGS YOU NEED IN YOUR KIT

    There are absolutely 1000’s of posts scattered across the world wide web, in regards to creating the perfect bug-out-bag. The reality is, most of the lists are only a guideline. Take all of them with a grain of salt. Not every list will function for you personally and there isn’t any single “perfect” pre made kit. The Best bug out bag for you will be the one that you simply build from the bottom up and totally customize. Look at the original article in more depth here. A hundred posts could be written about each and every item you need to stock (and we’re working hard to do just that!) but sometimes you just need to know what you need ...

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