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5 Essentials for Your Survival Kit

Posted by Robert Gate on 9/13/2017 to Survival Gear

essentials kit

When it comes to camping, the number one rule is ALWAYS to be prepared. Not only should you pack the essentials for the camp, but the survival kits as well for the just-in- cases that may come your way. This will help you survive the wilderness if anything happens. But what should you put inside your survival kit? I'll be showing you the five essentials you need to add to your survival kit for your next camping trip!

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Top 8 Must Have Camping Gear for a Beginner

Posted by Warren Kuhn on 5/18/2017 to Recreational

If you are new to camping, you will always tend to visit a camping store looking for ideas about the best gear to buy for yourself. The problem is that at the camping store you get to meet all kinds of tools and gear. Not all of them might be necessary for your trip, but some people end up getting them anyway.

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How to Waterproof Boots - Natural Oils, Creams and Wax

Posted by Devin Peterson on 11/23/2016 to Shelter and Warmth

NatureDid you know there is a simple, affordable and very effective way to waterproof your boots? No need to spend 2 to 3 times as much money on waterproof boots that can often be lower quality when you can simply make your current pair of boots that you know and trust, water resistant!
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Ranger Bands

Posted by Devin Peterson on 12/12/2013 to Emergency Preparedness

Ranger Band

Ranger bands are described as "rubber bands on steroids. They are typically made from old bike tire inner tubes and have nearly a million uses.

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Luxury Camp Items

Posted by Devin Peterson on 6/27/2013 to Recreational

alcohol on tableDiscussions of unneeded items during a long expedition. My personal favorite is a solar camp shower. My friend's item is an umbrella... Weird! What's yours?
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Snake Bite Kit Saves Hunter's Life

Posted by Devin Peterson on 5/2/2013 to First Aid and Medical

snake bite kit in useSawyer Extractor devices or 'snake bite kits' have often been a subject of criticism. Some medical experts recommend not attempting to suck venom from a bite due to other potential side effects and uncertainty of effectiveness. However, in this situation, the snake bite kit absolutely saved this man's life...
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Unusual Survival Tools

Posted by Devin Peterson on 1/15/2013 to Outdoor Survival

Strange Survival Uses for Regular ItemsA list of some unusual items that you can use for survival purposes. These items provide uses that you may not normally think of for a survival situation. Some of these are stranger than dental floss, condoms, and a hair comb. Well, maybe not as weird as a comb, unless you're Cody Lundin.
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Outdoor Survival Gear Checklist

Posted by Devin Peterson on 5/1/2012 to Outdoor Survival

We are often asked what we recommend for camping trips or outdoor survival trips. There are many tools that you can bring, but some are just more important than others, and weight is limited. I've personally filled many packs in my day trying to find the best fit with the most gear. Here is what I came up with....
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