Are we really prepared?

AR500_armorOne of the most common things people think about preparedness is surviving the outdoors or maybe a natural disaster!  But what kind of other disasters are there we need to be prepared for?  School shootings, malls or even restaurants!  Well, I know when I was in the Military I would always carry a backpack around.  See in this day and age we need something new to the world that is cool for kids to have or wear!  Stand-by for tomorrow we will have a full write up on the item in the picture!  Standing-by!

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Are you a holder of a Trek III sleeping bag?

Sleeping-bag-for-tent-810x539What are your sleeping standards?  Well, if you want or need comfort in sleeping in the outdoors, then this REVIEW is for you!

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Do you Jetboil? Nitro-Pak does!

bydlon_jetboil4409_750x400This is one item you do not want to go camping without!  Read it and share!!!

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Do you Harbor Freight?

Harbor_freight_1I know everyone thinks that if they build their own emergency preparedness kits it will cost them an arm and leg! But that is not true at all. Did you know I have talked about in past articles about using the Dollar store? The dollar

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Glove it up

Glove-it-upAs I reach into this brush grabbing what firewood I can gather to start a fire because it is going to get cold tonight, I could see thorns as I continued to reach in grabbing what I could find. Finally I got this fire going and it sure was going to keep me warm and boil some water for me to drink. I could not believe that my

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Can you survival with a cell phone?

cell-phonesEver leave home without your cell phone?

For most of us, the answer these days is no. I think I’d be more comfortable leaving home without my pants on.  I feel more naked with no cell phone.  The cell phone has become our portal to the world and we pretty much have one with us at all times.  They come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Whether in a boat, on a plane, traveling through Africa, taking a road trip, or backpacking the Rockies, our cell phone has become a regular piece of Every Day Carry.  I think it’s pretty safe to say that we will probably have our cell phone with us if ever faced with a tragic survival situation right!  It’s also not hard to imagine that it might not be working at times depending if a natural disaster happens.  So regardless of the reason, a broken or busted cell phone is STILL an amazing collection of pieces and parts that, with a little insight and creativity, can be used to help meet a surprising number of basic survival needs.  How do I know this? Read below and check it out:

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