Category Archive: Survival Gear

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using LED Lanterns

    LED lanterns are making a big dent in the market as they provide a viable option to their fuel-burning counterparts.  They can produce a good amount of light for a decent amount of time, they are easier to carry around, and they can be cheaper than old fashioned lanterns as well.  However, LED …

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How To Make Your Own Fishing Net

A simple “Do it Yourself” net that can be made out of any type of cordage or string. This net is awesome as a gill net for fishing, a net for trapping birds and can be used as a makeshift bag to hold items. Make it with para-cord for a net that can be used …

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How To Sharpen An Axe The Right Way

  Do you know the proper way to sharpen an Axe? If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed but skill will bring success. Tools for a Lifetime Axes are handy tools for chopping down trees, splitting firewood, hand hewing wood for building, camping purposes, and much more. Axes are …

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Pencil Sharpeners for Survival : Super Useful Tool

Pencil Sharpeners for Survival. Taking household items and finding multiple uses gives you a lot of options. The pencil sharpener can be used in a number of survival and everyday applications to make life a little easier. Perfect for the Bug Out Bag or Survival Kit.

Making Food From Pine Trees

  This common tree has many different unexpected uses, including being a high-energy food source.

Catch Live Game With a Wood Cage Trap

When in the wild it can sometimes be beneficial to catch your game alive. This simple cage will do just that when paired with a dead fall triggering mechanism. This cage requires a surprisingly small amount of cordage to build. Start by tying two sticks together with two strands of about 2 1/2 feet of …

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Make YOUR Own Survival Water Filter – Step-By-Step – Portable Emergency Water Filter DIY

  Discover How to Make a cheap, portable, survival, water filtration system with a water bottle and stuff you can find just about anywhere. The bottom line is… without a sustainable, CLEAN water supply, you will not last much beyond 3 or 4 days, even in the best of circumstances. So in this video, I’ll …

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Survival Heat: Soapstone Warmers

A video bragging on the thermal properties of Soapstone and ways to use it to stay warm if the power goes out.

DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF

The DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF is basically a backup communication system. In another words, you can call it a portable radio system for communication. There are certain items to consider when planning a setup of the DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF unit. This can be found in the likes of …

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How To Setup A Hopi Bird Snare

The beauty of a Hopi bird snare, just like in most other things, lies in their simplicity. Hopi snares are extremely effective when it comes to trapping small prey, mostly birds. The basic working mechanism of the Hopi bird snare is a slipknot meant to trap animal by snaring their feet. Given its effectiveness in …

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