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10 GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR 2019

10 GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR 2019

STILL struggling to determine what to get that special someone in your life? Maybe these 10 suggestions from the Holiday Gift Ideas for 2019 will be just what they wanted. Allett Nylon Sport Wallet – $25 Great everyday wallet with RFID Blocking. The slim design allows you to load it up with cards or cash…

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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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Review – Roadside Emergency Kit

Review – Roadside Emergency Kit

Survivalhax.com has done it again. They have released a 92 piece, affordable, fairly complete, Roadside Emergency Kit. Now you make ask, based on that last sentence, “What do you mean by fairly complete?”. Before I place this bag in the car and call it complete, I will add a full size set of pliers and…

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Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket Review In each of my kits, I house a type of shelter. In one it is a tarp and in another, I keep a drum liner. While there is nothing wrong with using a drum liner for shelter, the Pike Trail Pocket Blanket is now replacing this for a shelter item.…

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How To Build A Fish Trap

How To Build A Fish Trap

Here is another great How-To. This time from Ben at OutdoorsTime.com on How to Build a Fish Trap In A Survival Scenario. How to Build a Fish Trap to Provide Food in a Survival Scenario It’s a pretty crazy world we live in these days to say the least. Although you don’t like to think…

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My Knife: An Essay

My Knife: An Essay

The question arose regarding what I felt was the most valuable piece of my kit that I was not able to reproduce in the wild and why. Since I had to provide it in essay format I wanted to share “My Knife”. Enjoy! My Knife I chose my knife as being the single most important…

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ROM Pack – Review

ROM Pack – Review

Recently I have been learning more and more about multi-use items. Food Network’s Alton Brown decidedly is against any “unitasker” and I have to agree. This is what differentiates the ROM Pack from other normal backpacks on the market. Dave Canterbury from The Pathfinder School has been teaching multi-use mentality to all of his students. No…

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7 Important Items In Your Emergency Survival Kit

7 Important Items In Your Emergency Survival Kit

We have another guest post from Mina Arnao and MorePrepared.com. This time we find the 7 Important Items In Your Emergency Survival Kit. — Emergencies like natural hazards can be unpredictable and often leave you in helpless and devastated situations. Whether you are at home, in office or traveling, having an emergency preparedness kit is…

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Colter Functional Bandana

Colter Functional Bandana

It was a pleasure to receive two new versatile pieces of everyday carry from Colter USA. Their bandana is 100% cotton and the two that I have are Know Your Knots and Stargazer. Regardless if you know all the facts in the world a little backup never hurt anyone, not to mention they are functional as a…

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Sunjack 14w + 8000mAh Battery Portable Solar Charger

Sunjack 14w + 8000mAh Battery Portable Solar Charger

SunJack 14w + 8000mAh Battery Portable Solar Charger Product Review Some of the latest trends we are seeing today is solar powered gadgets. While this is an old technology, harvesting the sun as a renewable resource is on a steep incline when it comes to personal use. By using today’s science and technology, this is where…

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X-Shot Sport Review

X-Shot Sport Review

In the world of modern technology, we are always trying to get a leg up. X-Shot Sport actually helps expand our capabilities allowing us to do just that. While I have seen “selfie sticks” with their trigger or push button mechanisms, I have not seen one that allows me to do exactly what I need…

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TacLace Review

TacLace Review

In today’s environment, it is wise to find things that make your life easier and sometimes even faster. TacLace enables me to do just that. Even though the Minutemen started sometime around 1645 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony as Training Bands for rapid deployment, they were better known to be around the time of the American…

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SkyTech Laser Pointer Review

SkyTech Laser Pointer Review

Recently, I was approached by SKYTech to review one of their personal lasers. While I did not know where to begin or what to do with a SKYTech laser pointer, outside of giving presentations, I accepted. For full disclosure, it did not come with batteries or an instruction manual other than the letter stating, watch…

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21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

Being able to stay safe while involving in outdoor activities is probably the number one priority for every outdoorsmen. The best way to do so is to master some of the Basic Wilderness Survival Skills that you will definitely need them in most situations. Therefore, I would like to share with you an infographic made…

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Gear Review – Uberfire – Fire

Gear Review – Uberfire – Fire

In the world of survival, the biggest challenges are to focus on the four main categories: Fire, shelter, water, and food. Each category can be a challenge in itself and the order in which each is obtained can be crucial to life and limb. After doing some research, I wanted to ensure I could reduce the risk…

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DIY Firepit for less than $100

DIY Firepit for less than $100

One of the agreements my wife and I had with us moving into a new neighborhood was the understanding that we would have a firepit. The good news was it did not take much convincing since I had built one at our old house complete with reflector. We searched for something that would fit the…

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