Blackhawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cyclone Hydration Pack Review

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So after using the it for a couple of months I am finally ready to do the Blackhawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cyclone Hydration Pack Review. First things first, I would like to get the specifications and jargon out of the way:   Constructed of 1000 denier nylon with reinforced stitching Includes 100-oz. BLACKHAWK!® ™ hydration reservoir Drink system protected by Microban® antimicrobial technology …

How To Build An Ultimate DIY Survival Tin

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Whether you’re going on a lengthy bike ride, a hike, hunting trip or just a week or two of camping, having the right survival kits on hand can mean the difference between surviving or perishing if you get caught in a truly disastrous situation. So with that in mind, here are a few suggestions on what to consider when building a Ultimate DIY Survival Tin and you’ll be surprised at just how useful they can be!

What Should Go into a Survival First Aid Kit?

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Everyone should have at least a basic survival kit at home just in case disaster strikes. A survival first aid kit is one of the most important preparations for any sort of disaster or event. What Is a Survival First Aid Kit? A survival first aid kit is a bit more equipped than just a regular everyday first aid kit …

Survive Uk Prepper Shop

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Hi guys just a quick post going over our aims for the year. You may have noticed that we have our Uk Prepper Shop up and running and we have scoured the web in search of the best kit available. I left the ‘Under Construction’ tag up when it was actually ready but that’s fixed now. We will be adding more items (and removing some bad …

Choosing the Right Survival Shelters

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If when SHTF you are planning to bugout or your bug-in plan has been compromised you may be forced to take shelter elsewhere and Choosing the Right Survival Shelters could be a matter of life and death. Survival shelters are as varied as the people that build and live in them. Some shelters are so simple you can keep all of …

Knowing When To Bug Out

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Those who are prepared for survival situations know that a bug out may come. A bug out is exactly how it sounds. It means it’s time to get out of dodge. Bugging out may mean you’ll have to get where you’re going by walking. When To Bug Out can only be decided by you. If this is the case, then you …

Hacks to Start Homesteading Even if You Have Almost No Money!

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Homesteading is all about self sufficiency, sustainability and lifestyle change. It is about no longer being reliant on service delivery but being resourceful and living off the land and with nature. These ten hacks will have you homesteading for cheap! Planting a Vegetable Garden This is the first thing to do for successful homesteading. Community living has become the latest …

Edible Insects:The Alternative Protein People are Buzzing About

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  Interested in a more diverse set of foods that you can eat—especially in times of stress and shortage? Then it might be time to consider an easily available yet mostly overlooked source of protein: insects. Take crickets: They require less feed than animal sources of protein. When compared with those same animal sources, insects don’t need as much water …

Must Have Items to Have in a Disaster Ready Bug Out Bag

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When disaster strikes (think back to hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters) survivalists press the button for bug out bags for their survival. Usually, hiding in the mountains or forest, far away from civilization, offers a better chance of survival. While it is not easy, having a bug out bag will improve your chances of surviving and getting through a …

Getting your Children Involved in Prepping

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Preparation and early planning are very essential factors for any endeavor to be successful. Instilling values of preparation and responsibility on your children at a tender age will pay off with great returns. Similar to the way you are always looking at what the future holds and how best to make it better, your children also need to know the …

Long-Term Food Storage Ideas

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It is never a bad idea to have some Long-Term Food Storage in the event of an emergency. Inclement weather events, power outages, and other disasters could make finding food outside of your home nearly impossible. Having something to fall back on is a smart and safe plan. Why Should You Have Long-Term Food Storage? Consider this very realistic scenario: What if …