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
4.7 (94.07%) 27 votes

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
4.44 (88.89%) 9 votes

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
3.72 (74.44%) 18 votes

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
4.28 (85.56%) 18 votes

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…]

Seed Saving and Seed Storage For Survival

Seed Saving and Seed Storage For Survival
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Seed Saving and Seed StorageWhy Keep Seeds?

There’s a wide range of reasons that a person may want to start saving seeds.

That being said, there are also a ton of different methods for saving, drying, and storing seeds.

It is important that when using seed saving techniques, you first know a bit about why you may need to save seeds, how you can save them, and how to use them after they have been saved.

Knowing some possible uses for seeds that you have dried and stored can help make sense of the process and make it that much easier to get started and to carry through to the end. [Read more…]

How To Make Your Own Pepper Spray

How To Make Your Own Pepper Spray
4.33 (86.67%) 6 votes

HowToMakeYourOwnPepperSpray.jpgThe country is falling into unrest, the Government is on the brink of collapse and you are ready for anything.

All the people who never listened to you and began their own preparations for this day have failed and are now running around in chaos. Looting has begun and riots are breaking out all over the country.

It has begun and it’s time to put everything you have been preparing for into action. [Read more…]

11 Best Wild Edible Plants Found In The USA

11 Best Wild Edible Plants Found In The USA
4.69 (93.85%) 13 votes

best wild edible plants in USAWhen forced into wilderness survival mode…knowing a few common edible plants and flowers is extremely valuable knowledge.

Heck, most of these might even make it into your kitchen on a regular basis, but if fate hands you a raw deal, look for these best wild edible plants to help sustain…. [Read more…]

Water Purification Tablets: Don’t Bug Out Without Them

Water Purification Tablets: Don’t Bug Out Without Them
4.67 (93.33%) 3 votes

2 Packs of Water Purification TabletsIn the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge spoke of water being all around, but there was not any to drink.

The reference is to the salt water of the ocean that surrounded ancient mariners who could be at sea longer than their freshwater supplies lasted.

The same fate may face those in a crisis situation such as a natural disaster where there is water all around, but none of it is safe to drink. [Read more…]