Olight SR Mini Intimidator II Review

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Olight SR Mini Intimidator II Review First thing is it comes in a nice little plastic hard case. It’s not a heavy duty case but it’s certainly better than the usual cardboard box you get with torches. It has foam inserts to keep everything secure and it looks good. It’s probably larger than needed to the point that I wouldnt …

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 …

Power Bank Camping Light Review

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  Power Bank Camping Light Review So I recently got my hands on this little lantern from Planet Camping in the UK. It’s the first lantern I have bought in the last 15-20 years since my wind up lantern eventually gave in so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I figured It would be large and heavy and only last a few …

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!

Ecozoom Versa Review

EcoZoom Versa Review

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EcoZoom Versa Review Before I go into the cooking capabilities of this device I first want to talk about its design and quality. For the price, I have come across devices that cook similarly but are in no way a comparison to this. It reminds me of the wood burning arga I had at my old old farm. Heavy duty, robust and rustically beautiful. The latch …

Blackhawk UK-SFK Review

Blackhawk UK-SFK Review

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Blackhawk UK-SFK Review Well at first glance it looks like its a very high priced collectors knife but, it is meant to be a full on combat knife based on the ‘SFK'(Special Forces Knife) tag. It’s a modern take on the Fairbairn-Sykes and while I doubt it will ever find it’s way into the British military’s standard issue kit, it certainly …

Keela Belay Smock Review

Keela Belay Smock Review

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Keela Belay Smock Review Well I’ve probably missed the ideal time of year for this smock in Britain as winter has now left us and a warm spring has already had me in shorts several times. I like getting ahead on seasonal goods though as it gives me a chance to make sure I’m prepared and I have plenty of time to get …

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 …

Flint Knapping for Beginners

Flint Knapping for Beginners

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Flint knapping for beginners *This article was submitted as a guest publication by an outside source.* Making a knife from a flint stone is easier than you think, it only takes a few minutes to make a razor sharp edge. It’s called knapping, don’t worry it’s just a posh word for snapping flint! First you need the right stone, flint …