Orienteering Compass – Must Have and Nice to Have Features

orienteering compass

In any SHTF scenario the need for map reading skills and an orienteering compass is absolutely necessary. The tools needed are a good quality map and a good quality orienteering compass. Now you might say, forget all that I’ve got a GPS receiver and Siri. Not so when the batteries are flat. Remember the rule…

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How to Light a Fire Without Matches or Lighter

how to light a fire

You’re wet, cold and uncomfortable. You need heat to warm yourself up and, if your lucky to have some food with you, to cook an enjoyable meal. That for sure will lift your spirits in a survival situation. How to light a fire if you don’t have a lighter or matches or one of those…

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Best Mens Cargo Trousers With Style

best mens cargo trousers

What are the best mens cargo trousers? Well there sure is a lot to choose from. And so many makers. Here are the more popular styles from the three most famous brands. Best Mens Cargo Trousers From Propper: Men’s Tactical Trousers The best mens cargo trousers from Propper come in four styles and for sure…

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Mens Cargo Trousers Wearing Them With Style

mens cargo trousers

With the huge range of mens cargo trousers and mens tactical pants available today, maybe we need to first figure out where we will be wearing them and what we’ll be doing. And remember we get what we pay for. The higher the price paid the more features, like ripstop fabric weaves, heavy duty zips…

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Key Chains Multi Tool – Are They Really Worth a Place in Your EDC

key chains multi tool

Some kind of key chains multi tool seems to be a standard item in any EDC – Every Day Carry. It seems you really can’t leave home without one. But can they really do the job intended. Manufacturers for sure stretch the truth a little in the number of uses and do you really need…

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Knives UK – Every Day Carry You Can’t Carry in the UK

knives UK

Seems like the UK has very strict control over offensive weapons and knives UK. I’m OK with that, even if it affects my Every Day Carry Kit. But it sure restricts the ability to be prepared for when the SHTF, right? According to the HM Gov website about knives UK, here is what you cannot carry, in…

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Every Day Carry – EDC – AKA Small Toys for Big Boys

Every Day Carry Example

EDC, Every Day Carry. Essential items you need to deal with normal everyday life and possible emergency situations. But EDC is also an attitude to life, always being prepared. Being self-reliant. Just like the Boy Scouts. Every Day Carry items are normally small enough and light enough to fit into pockets. Being small and light,…

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TEOTWAWKI !? WTF

TEOTWAWKI

Since my interest in surviving and preparing for the worst has increased over recent months, I’ve started to research a little. And I’m gobsmacked with the TLAs. You know, the Three Letter Acronyms. The jargon. The abbreviations. I get ‘BOB’ and when ‘SHTF’ and I get ‘Prepping’ but WTF is TEOTWAWKI ?? So I thought I…

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Keychain Flashlights Torches an EDC With Style Necessity

keychain torches

Keychain flashlights torches are getting smaller and lighter. Gone are the days filament bulbs and Ever Ready Lantern Batteries. With LEDs as the light source and vastly improved battery technologies, miniature flashlights can light up an area quite nicely, thank you. And what a wide selection available. So here my top 7 picks for my ‘Every Day…

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Basic First Aid for Everyone to Survive in Style

basic first aid

If you’re going to survive, for sure you will need to know basic first aid. Get to know the following basic first aid techniques and for sure carry a well stocked first aid kit in your bug out bag and an even bigger first aid box in your car with backup first aid supplies in…

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