Survival

Alpenlore belts pack a lot of survival gear

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Preparedness seems to be on the minds and hearts of an increasing number of folks these days. Whether you are a “prepper” getting ready for the doomsday scenario, a back-country hiker or a suburban warrior, an entire industry has been built around survival and preparedness. It’s not always easy to carry survival gear with us, …

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Live Fire Survival Kit and FireCord review

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Fire, one of man’s greatest achievements, not because we invented it, but more for how we have tamed it throughout the years (except for maybe that Nero/Rome thing and that cow in Chicago). But, when it comes to making fire, especially in emergency survival situations, most of us would be lost. I am not saying …

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The VuPoint kinetic emergency flashlight will never run out of juice

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How many times do you need to use a flashlight only to discover that the batteries are dead or so drained that the light emitted from the flashlight is too dim to be of any use? The VuPoint kinetic emergency flashlight sounds like a wonderful alternative to traditional flashlights that use standard batteries. The VuPoint …

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The Lil Trucker claims to be the ultimate multi-tool

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The Lil Trucker is a current Kickstarter project.  This multi-tool is designed by firefighters and built in the US.  You can see from the image that it packs a lot of functionality in a small space.  It has rescue tools – a belt cutter and a window breaker – to get you out of a …

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Gift ideas for doomsday preppers

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   Do you have a bugout bag prepared for the zombocalypse or alien invasion? Every family has someone who is a hardcore doomsday prepper. While the rest of the family might roll their eyes, having a go bag or collection of gear for a potential emergency isn’t a dumb idea. Tornado, ice storms and hurricanes …

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Be prepared for emergencies big and small

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This post is brought to you by eBay. All opinions are 100% mine. September is Emergency Preparedness month, and it’s time to think about what you and your family will do if disaster strikes.  Not all emergencies are of the end-0f-the-world or zombie-apocalypse scale.  They can be on a smaller scale, but just as potentially …

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Does your pet have an emergency preparedness kit?

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If you live in areas prone to natural disasters, you probably have made some preparations for emergencies.  Do you have an survival kit for your pet?  Quake Kare sells survival kits for dogs and cats, filled with products you’ll need to keep your pet healthy and fed until things start to return to normal.  The kits come …

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Stay alive and pop open a brew with SlideBelts Survival Belt

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I’ve watched the TV show Survivorman enough to know that in a survival situation, sometimes having the right tool can mean the difference between life and death. The folks at SlideBelts know this too. They took their already innovative no-hole belt design and are amping it up with new survival-type features in a crowdfunded Kickstarter campaign. In addition to …

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You can even cook in this emergency preparedness kit

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This survival kit is expensive, but it has 25 life-saving items inside a box that you can even use to cook in.  The SOLKOA Survival Kit for Best Made is stored in an 18.75-cubic inch box machined from a single block of aircraft grade 6061 aluminum.  The box can be used for cooking or for boiling drinking water. …

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This 50 cent piece might help you escape from evil doers

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This coin from 5ive Star Gear might look like an ordinary Kennedy half dollar, but I assure you that it’s not. Go ahead, take a closer look… The genuine US coin has been modified into two pieces that pull apart to reveal a razor-sharp Japanese steel blade. This covert escape coin has been designed to …

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Does the Survival Bracelet Accessory make my paracord bracelet look too big?

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Who doesn’t appreciate a good paracord bracelet? No one right? But how can you make your paracord bracelet even more functional? The Survival Bracelet Accessory from CRKT may be a good start. Designed by Tom Stokes, the Survival Bracelet Accessory is made from injection molded, glass filled nylon that features a compass, a magnesium fire …

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I can rescue you if I have a resqme keychain rescue tool

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Ok, by now if you have been following my posts you may have surmised that I am a pocket tool/gadget freak, always longing for that next pocket tool/gadget fix. Today, I came across the resqme keychain rescue tool. Basically the resqme is two handy auto rescue tools on a keychain. The spring-loaded glass breaker is …

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