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Spyderco Salt Series – Everything You Need to Know

Spyderco Salt Series The Spyderco Salt series of knives have been around for a long time, but not many people have heard of them. If you work around the water, live in a humid area, love fishing or just want a knife that isn’t going to rust on you, then you should be interested in

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Spyderco Salt
Gear

Spyderco Salt Series – Everything You Need to Know

Spyderco Salt Series The Spyderco Salt series of knives have been around for a long time, but not many people have heard of them. If you work around the water, live in a humid area, love fishing or just want a knife that isn’t going to rust on you, then you should be interested in

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Body Armor for Preppers – Do You Need It?

Body Armor for Preppers A lot of preppers are really focused on buying things like body armor but do preppers even need to worry about buying body armor? Does it make sense for preppers to buy body armor? Body armor for preppers makes sense but it shouldn’t be the first thing you buy. Once you’ve

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Difference Between an N95 Mask and a Surgical Mask

Difference Between an N95 Mask and a Surgical Mask A lot of people are trying to figure out what the difference is between an N95 mask and a surgical mask. What do they protect against? How long can you use them? It can all be pretty confusing! An N95 mask is a respirator that removes

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Preparedness

How to Store Coffee Beans Long Term
Preparedness

How to Store Coffee Beans Long Term: The Complete Guide

How to Store Coffee Beans Did you know that how you store your coffee beans can affect how your brewed coffee tastes? If you decide to indulge in an expensive bag of coffee beans, you had best be sure you know how to store them in order to get the best tasting coffee in every

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Bug Out Bag Food
Preparedness

Best Bug Out Bag Food – The Top Food for Bugging Out

Bug Out Bag Food There is a lot of different information out there about bug out bag food. Most people are doing their best to provide information that they think will be helpful, but some of it is just bad. Bug out bag food should be light, compact and calorie-dense. It should also need very

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How to Make Bleach with Pool Shock

How to Make Bleach with Pool Shock Emergency situations can make clean water hard to come by and a potential spread of disease can make it extremely important to sanitize commonly touched items in your home. The good thing is bleach can do both of these things, but it doesn’t last that long on the

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First Aid / Medical

First Aid / Medical

5 Wound Healing Plants to Help When SHTF

Wound Healing Plants There may come a time in anyone’s life where you become wounded but do not have immediate access to a hospital or some sort of medical attention. Perhaps you are out hiking and the trail back is long and arduous, maybe a remote rock climbing expedition has gone horribly wrong and help

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Garlic Tincture
First Aid / Medical

Garlic Tincture – Its Recipe, How to Make It, and It’s Uses

Garlic Tincture Modern antibiotics and medicines are one of the most effective ways of curing illnesses and infections, but that wasn’t always the case. For a long time, garlic was one of the main medicinal herbs used by doctors. Today, garlic tincture is still an effective means to get rid of some types of ailments.

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Wild Lettuce – How to Locate and Use This Natural Pain Reliever

Wild Lettuce Wild lettuce is one of the most important plants to understand if you’re in a survival situation. Wild lettuce is a plant that’s used to make various medications. It’s known for its calming, relaxing, and pain-relieving effects. Wild lettuce is also known as Acrid Lettuce, Bitter Lettuce, German Lactucarium, Green Endive, Lactuca virosa,

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Do First Aid Kits Expire: Here’s What you Need to Do

Do First Aid Kits Expire? First aid kits are an important part of being prepared for an emergency. In fact, there are very few things that are more important, but can you just relax once you have one? First aid kits expire between 3 – 5 years from the date that they’re manufactured. You should

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Defense / Tactics

Level II vs Level IIIA Body Armor
Defense / Tactics

Level II vs Level IIIA Body Armor – Soft Body Armor Explained

Level II vs Level IIIA Body Armor At first glance, there really doesn’t seem to be a lot of difference between most level II armor and level IIIA body armor, and there really isn’t. The main difference comes when you compare the stopping power that each one brings to the table. According to the NIJ,

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Best Body Armor for EMS
Defense / Tactics

Best Body Armor for EMS – What EMS Need and Why

Best Body Armor for EMS Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have an important, stressful job that seems to just keep getting more and more dangerous. It’s so dangerous now that it makes sense for them to wear body armor in a lot of big cities and areas that are known for gang and drug-related violence. The

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Level IIA Body Armor – Sub Par Defense

Level IIA Body Armor Level IIa body armor has been around for quite a while. In the body armor world, it’s pretty much not considered to be protective enough to be worth your time or money. According to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), level IIA body armor must be tested to stop a 124

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How Much Ammo Does a Glock 19 Hold?

How Much Ammo Does a Glock 19 Hold? Many years ago when I first started getting into firearms, I used to have questions like this. This one is pretty common, so let’s discuss it a little. The Glock 19 is designed to hold a standard 15 round magazine plus 1 round in the chamber. It

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