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Preparing For a Tornado

Preparing For a Tornado

Tornadoes have been in the news lately with the two deadly tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma, and nearby south Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. All told, there were around 45 people killed in both storms and around 25,000 homes completely or partially destroyed. Preparation for storms as violent as these is to e... »

Surviving On A Deserted Island: Sanitary Bathrooms

Surviving On A Deserted Island: Sanitary Bathrooms

When you are stranded on a deserted island, it is highly unlikely that you will find any sort of identifiable ‘bathroom’, so let’s get that misnomer out of the way. You will, however, find abundant places to relieve yourself, or as we commonly express it, ‘go to the bathroom’. For the sake of simpli... »

Surviving On A Deserted Island: Infestation
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Surviving On A Deserted Island: Infestation

If you’re stuck on a deserted island, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. The very state of being stranded on a deserted island is probably the number one thing that has gone wrong. Surviving, however, is a matter of skill and a certain amount of chance. Taking care of basic necessities lik... »

Surviving On A Deserted Island: Drinking Water
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Surviving On A Deserted Island: Drinking Water

Successfully surviving on a desert island comes down to pure chance eventually. If you’re on the island long enough, your success will be tested and the ugly face of genuine survival tactics will surface. The most important part of keeping yourself alive is access to fresh water. Without potable wat... »

Surviving On A Deserted Island: Septic Tanks
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Surviving On A Deserted Island: Septic Tanks

Surviving on a deserted island is all about outwitting the natural elements conspiring to destroy you. If you can successfully manage this, you may just be on your way to dominating the island enough to set up shop and start your community of one. Presuming you are hopelessly stranded and have been ... »

Surviving on a Deserted Island
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Surviving on a Deserted Island

Much has been written about surviving on a deserted island. From works of classic literature from authors like Melville and Defoe to Hollywood movies, adventures of peril at sea and life on deserted islands are the stuff of popular imagination. Movies portray their own entertaining variations of sur... »

Common Summertime Emergencies

Common Summertime Emergencies

The summer can be a time of great fun, but it can also be dangerous. No matter how safe you try and be, there is always room for a disaster to strike. Some situations may not be too bad, but others could be extremely dangerous. Before that happens, it is best to know exactly what could go wrong. Her... »

A List Of Some Of The Most Natural And Non-Toxic Weed Control Methods

A List Of Some Of The Most Natural And Non-Toxic Weed Control Methods

If you have a garden or even if you just want to proudly display a bright green front lawn, you know how annoying weeds can be. Even despite your best efforts at controlling weeds, pulling them out by the roots whenever they sprout up, you will inevitably find that they have somehow made their way b... »

Some Effective Ways To Protect Your House From The Wrath Of a Hurricane

Some Effective Ways To Protect Your House From The Wrath Of a Hurricane

It is always a great idea to prep your home to counter both natural and manmade disasters such as tornadoes, earthquakes, hail storms, floods, wars, etc. In this regard, one of the most destructive calamities that can strike any area are hurricanes. In fact, this lethal storm can spread the destruct... »

Storacell Battery Storage by PowerPax: A Product Review
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Storacell Battery Storage by PowerPax: A Product Review

When you have a pile of different sized batteries, keeping them together and organized can be a pain.  The packages they come in never work properly and when you only have a few batteries left in one container they create wasted space.  Today I received a variety of Storacell battery storage units f... »

Rite In The Rain: A Product Review
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Rite In The Rain: A Product Review

Having something to write on when you’re out working, camping, hiking or in a survival situation is an important thing to have in your possession.  Perhaps you want to keep a log of your adventures and findings, you could be lost and want to leave notes behind on trees indicating the direction... »

Extra Measures You Can Take To Protect Your Gun Safe

Extra Measures You Can Take To Protect Your Gun Safe

You buy a gun safe to ensure that your weapons, or anything else you might own, are as safe as possible. There are certain circumstances that nobody can control. That’s why it is best to be prepared, no matter what happens. Your gun safe is there to keep you and your belongings as safe as possible, ... »

Grand Trunk Parachute Nylon Double Hammock: A Product Review
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Grand Trunk Parachute Nylon Double Hammock: A Product Review

Today I received my Parachute Nylon Double Hammock from Grand Trunk and will be doing a review for all you InchSurvival followers! I’ve tried out a few hammocks in the past and did not have a good experience with them.  They were cheaply made and were not comfortable at all and I was expecting... »

The Altitech 3 Digital Compass, Barometer and Altimeter by HighGear: A Product Review
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The Altitech 3 Digital Compass, Barometer and Altimeter by HighGear: A Product Review

Have you ever gone for a random walk in the woods, turned around a few times and then realize you have no clue which way you came from?  It doesn’t take long to lose your orientation when you’re wandering through thick forest.  Walking in a straight line is impossible as you have to walk... »

The Preppers Playbook: A Book Review
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The Preppers Playbook: A Book Review

The most common problem that many of us have is that we lack the proper knowledge on how to prepare for disasters, what to do when a disaster strikes and how to ride through tough and sometimes desperate times until help has arrived.  We’ve seen this happen all too often time and time again. A... »

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