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Dental Floss: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Dental Floss: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Dental floss is made of durable and strong material. Instead of using wire or string, you can use dental floss to hang mylar blankets, or tree boughs to make a wind break. You can also use it to hang food in a tree to keep it from animals who may be about. Floss can be strung between two locations and used to support a light weight fabric or other material to build a shelter. You may need to use m... »

Headlamp: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Headlamp: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Being able to have your hands free while you’re trying to work or fix something would be essential in a survival situation.  For one, you will want to get the job done as fast as you can and holding a flashlight in the other hand the whole time just doesn’t make sense and will cost you time.  I would suggest getting a good quality headlamp that is comfortable, has high powered led(s) a... »

The Prepper Filter – 11 Questions That Will Help You Be A Better Prepper

The Prepper Filter – 11 Questions That Will Help You Be A Better Prepper

I was recently asked by someone in a conversation “What is a Prepper”?  I started to answer the question with a knee jerk reaction being that a prepper is someone with a cache of bullets, band aids and beans stored away in the event that the world shows signs of coming to an end via economic collapse, EMP events, Madrid earthquakes or other major disasters.  After a long pause, my definition came ... »

Maxi Pads / Tampons: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Maxi Pads / Tampons: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Don’t get squirmy on me… They’re only maxi pads for goodness sake so lets talk survival stuff for a second and forget what they are normally used for!  But in all seriousness, you should pack a bunch of these into your bug out bag.  In a survival situation almost every item you have can be used in multiple ways. Besides their normal use, here are some other things that a maxi pad... »

Rain Water Pillow: Collect Your Rainwater Efficiently!

Rain Water Pillow: Collect Your Rainwater Efficiently!

Okay here is something very interesting for all you survivalists and preppers out there that are trying to find an efficient way to collect rain water!  I came across this website (rainwaterpillow.com) the other day and I just had to include this in a blog post. I’ve never seen such a great product or setup like this before and now you can finally say good-bye to your barrels and buckets! Th... »