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Orienteering Compass – Must Have and Nice to Have Features

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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 of survival – never trust your life to a battery, right? Continue reading Orienteering Compass – Must Have and Nice to Have Features

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How to Light a Fire Without Matches or Lighter

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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 fancy flint striker things.

Here are some fire lighting techniques using elementary science. Continue reading How to Light a Fire Without Matches or Lighter

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Mens Cargo Trousers Wearing Them With Style

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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 and water resistant treatments. Continue reading Mens Cargo Trousers Wearing Them With Style

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

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 a bottle opener in these days of twist-off caps and pull-ring cans. Continue reading Key Chains Multi Tool – Are They Really Worth a Place in Your EDC