Start A Fire: It’s An Essential Survival Skill To Learn

Start A Fire: It’s An Essential Survival Skill To Learn
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Starting A Fire (c)What is the one basic survival skill that truly defines us as uniquely human?

What’s the one skill that no other animal can mimic or replicate?

  • Is it finding water?
  • How about building shelter?
  • Scrounging for food?

It’s actually none of these.

Wild animals continuously find water all on their own, they build shelters called dens and scavenge or hunt for their own food.

So again I ask, what is the one survival skill that is out of reach of an animal’s skill set?

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How To Find The Best Bug Out Bag For All Your Survival Gear

How To Find The Best Bug Out Bag For All Your Survival Gear
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Best Bug Out Bag (c)How To Find The Best Bug Out Bag To Put All Your Gear In

So you want the “best”?

We’ll, I wish it was that easy…

The truth is, it’s not that simple, but stick with me and we’ll get pretty darn close.

I’m going to go over in detail all the things you need to choose your bug out bag. And then I’m going to share with you what I think is the best bug out bag on the market today (at the end of this article I’ll share with you 6 of my favorite bug out bags).

So let’s just jump right in…shall we?

Your best bug out bag is one that is:

1) Ridiculously durable

2) Intelligently designed 

3) Customized to your specific body dimensions

  • Durable because if straps tear, zippers break or cloth rips mid bug out, you’re gonna be sorry. Your bug out bag and you are about to become best friends and nobody wants a wimpy best friend.
  • Intelligently designed so that you can access your most critical survival gear fast.
  • Having the right bug out bag size so that it won’t slow you down or wear you out, due to body fatigue.

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Best Everyday Carry Mistakes You Need To Avoid

Best Everyday Carry Mistakes You Need To Avoid
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Best Everyday Carry Truths and MistakesWhile you’re waiting to cross a busy intersection and an unprepared stranger asks: “Hey Bro…what’s all that stuff in your pockets?

You answer: “Unlimited possibilities.

Stranger responds: “Dude…You’re a weirdo…

You reply with a smirk: “I know.”

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Bug Out Bag Weight: It Can Add Up Fast

Bug Out Bag Weight: It Can Add Up Fast
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Light Bug Out Bag

Do you know your Bug Out Bag weight?

Is it 15 lbs? 20 lbs? 37 lbs? Not sure?

How far is your planned Bug Out?

5 miles? 11 miles? 23 miles? Just keep moving until you find somewhere safe…?

If your route takes you more than a couple miles then the weight of your Bug Out Bag matters…A Lot!

So let’s figure out the what your target Bug Out Bag weight should be.

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How To Hide Your Guns From The Feds

How To Hide Your Guns From The Feds
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How To Hide Your Guns From The FedsImagine the day finally comes. The feds are banging on your front door asking for demanding you hand over all your firearms.

At this pivotal moment, you’ll have some tough decisions to make. You can either fight back, partially comply, or fully comply.
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LifeStraw Review: Skilled Survival’s LifeStraw Field Test

LifeStraw Review: Skilled Survival’s LifeStraw Field Test
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Lifestraw ReviewHave you ever been thirsty?

I’m guessing you answered “yes” to that question.

I’d also guess that you’ve never really been thirsty.

Most people, with access to clean drinking water, take their seemingly endless supply of safe, clean water for granted. Most have never really experienced the pains associated with true thirst.

This is a good thing. It means that the thirstiest you’ve ever been might be after a run on a hot day or that one time you forgot your water bottle while playing tennis in the hot sun.

Now, don’t go trying this at home, but after you’ve gone more than 24 hours without a single sip of water… that’s when you’ll be starting to get thirsty.

Could you imagine going 48-72 hours without water? You probably can’t imagine it and I hope you never have to since you’d likely be close to death by that point.

You know what’s even worse that being thirsty and not having water? Being thirsty and having dirty water but no way to purify it.

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How To Make Catfish Bait: My Grandfather’s Recipe

How To Make Catfish Bait: My Grandfather’s Recipe
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Homemade Catfish BaitI want to share with you what I consider the best homemade catfish bait recipe.

My father taught me this recipe, and I’ve been using it ever since to catch some of the best catfish in my area.

Firstly though, I want to tell everyone that the two recipes I’m going to fill you in on are stink bait recipes.

Catfish stink bait recipes are ideal because everyone’s favorite fish seems to be so attracted to them.

Making catfish bait typically involves the mixing of several unrelated products (at least the ones shown in this article are) so, yes, it is going to smell awful.
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How To Make Your Own Bullets Today

How To Make Your Own Bullets Today
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How To Make Your Own AmmoWAR

Three little letters that have been shaping us since the dawn of civilization.

The problem with war, though, is that it’s all too easy to forget that campaigns aren’t just fought overseas.

The deadliest part of war is forgetting where the trenches really are: here, every day, all around us. And these days, there’s no such thing as playing it too safe. [Read more…]