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A Handy Little Gig

A Handy Little Gig

There are a lot of uses and a definitive need for a gig. No, not playing in a smoke filled bar somewhere, but a primitive gig for survival. What exactly is a gig then? I am glad you asked. The qualities of a gig are fairly simple as well. It has to have a point…

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Using Natural Cordage

Using Natural Cordage

One of the many survival resources that is abundantly available is cordage. You may call it rope, twine, thread, or even paracord but the fact is, you can find material to perform similar functions just about anywhere. Cordage is mass produced based on a specification of the buyer’s needs. This can range from tying a…

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An Introduction to Hunter-Gatherer

An Introduction to Hunter-Gatherer

This will be a series to introduce you into what is considered a Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyle to include questions from experts as well as excerpts from my personal journey. Please continue to check back for this and updates in the near future. It seems that recently the term Hunter-Gatherer is gaining more traction from a multiple…

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Bushcraft Knife Tips And Techniques

Bushcraft Knife Tips And Techniques

Bushcraft Knife Tips And Techniques Do you know what the term bushcraft means? You might have heard this term many times from adventure-junkies, campers and knife enthusiasts because it is a popular word for wilderness survival skills. The exact definition is stated as a skill in matters pertaining to life in the wilderness (bush). Bushcraft…

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Field Hygiene – Combat Wipes Review

Field Hygiene – Combat Wipes Review

  Hygiene is one of the most overlooked necessities in the field. Whether you are camping, hiking, fighting, hunting, or just taking a stroll, your body requires certain levels of cleanliness in order to not be a petri dish for bacteria and disease. This is where Combat Wipes come into play. According to the packaging…

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Preparing Food and Supplies for Emergencies

Preparing Food and Supplies for Emergencies

Preparing Food and Supplies for Emergencies   Image Source: Unsplash  One of the most unsettling things about our world is the increasing prevalence of natural disasters. Earthquakes, blizzards, and flooding have the potential to put you and your family out of contact with civilisation – and well-stocked supermarkets – for weeks at a time. But…

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Off Grid Tools Survival Axe – Review

Off Grid Tools Survival Axe – Review

Secretly everyone wishes they could have the best tools on the market. Additionally, they wish they could have an all-in-one tool. Your wish has been granted with the Off Grid Tools Survival Axe! This thing is rugged! The contoured, glass-filled nylon handle that I was using, meant my hand was not easily going to slip,…

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When Is The Best Time To Go Camping

When Is The Best Time To Go Camping

If you are planning to go camping, it is necessary for you to consider the climate and the temperature in the area. Poor weather can affect your camping experience and may dampen the enthusiasm of being outdoors. Local and international tourists are choosing camping for leisure in Australia. The 2017 data released by Tourism Research…

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A New Old Journey

A New Old Journey

A New Old Journey Over the past several months, I have been doing some inner reflection. Some may say I have been trying to find myself. While that may be true, I realized that like everyone else, I am on a journey. I took a job many years ago that led me down the path…

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Review – Legacy Food Storage

Review – Legacy Food Storage

I have alway enjoyed giving new products a try. It could be because I like to eat but I especially enjoy it when Food Storage companies ask me to do a review. That was the case for Legacy Food Storage and I am VERY happy that I accepted their Premium Food items. For starters, they…

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Review – IP68 Waterproof iPhone Case

Review – IP68 Waterproof iPhone Case

Review – IP68 Waterproof iPhone 7 Case As an owner of both Lifeproof and Otterbox cases, I have a little bit of real world experience when it comes to waterproof cases for the iPhone. The IP68 had some bold claims to live up to not to mention comparisons to other products that are leaders in…

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Why Two Tip Tuesday?

Why Two Tip Tuesday?

Most of you have seen or at least heard about Two Tip Tuesday. This is the weekly video show I put out every Tuesday at 6:00pm Eastern. Whether rain or shine or snow and regardless of whether I feel like it or not, I try to bring you tips that I have uncovered, discovered, or…

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Why Coffee Is Your Friend During A Doomsday Event

Why Coffee Is Your Friend During A Doomsday Event

We have a great guest post Kathy at MyPatriotSupply.com. If you haven’t checked them out, please do. Until then, read Ways Coffee Can Help During A Doomsday Situation. Ways Coffee Can Help During a Doomsday Situation When the end of civilization, as we know it, arrives there will be thousands of self- reliant people who are prepared…

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8 tips for fishing in bad weather conditions

8 tips for fishing in bad weather conditions

8 Tips for Fishing in Bad Weather Conditions The earth consists of two pressurized environments (Air & Water). Sensible weather, the day-to-day weather that we experience every day is one of many factors that affects fishing as well as our daily lives. Weather changes are caused by atmospheric changes in pressure (barometric pressure) driven by…

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