16 May 2015

Video | DIY PVC Short Bow

This double pulley PVC Short Bow from JaycubL gets the job done. I could make one of these!

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15 May 2015

Gerber LMF II Knife Field Test

Knife – Hammer – Glass Breaker! Is the Gerber LMF II the ultimate survival field knife? Gideon’s Tactical tests this knife to find out.

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15 May 2015

Find North using a Wrist-watch and the Sun – Navigation without a Compass

Fantastic explanation of the Wrist-watch technique!

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15 May 2015

Video | 25 Year Food Storage

#10 Cans, freeze-dried foods, meals-in-a-jar (MIAJ) and more are covered in this practical how-to video from nutnfancy. Enjoy!

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15 May 2015

UV Paqlite Test In A Cave!

I have a number of UV Paqlite products and recommend them for every survival kit. Check out this real-world test, featuring Joe Flowers, in the darkness of a cave! Great use of these innovative survival items.

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15 May 2015

Survival Lessons When UFC Fighters Experience Marine Corps Martial Arts

There are countless survival applications in Marine Corp “engagement patterns” and combat postures. Don’t miss the fighting exercises in “The Pit” or the fighting survival exercise, known as, “The Last of the Mohicans!”

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15 May 2015

Video | Lever-Action Survival Rifle

Sensibleprepper makes several good points. Lever-action rifles are generally reliable. They were used as combat rifles in the 1800’s and they present a less aggressive appearance to bystanders. They reload faster than bolt-action rifles. It is a good idea to have one or two of these backup rifles, chambered in

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14 May 2015

Best Magnesium Fire Starter Demonstration!

These All Weather Firestarters are impressive. Magnesium is always a good idea. They score points for the cool, rustic look as well, agree? I probably would not use the handle as a tinder, however.

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14 May 2015

Video | Competition Survival Shelters

The guys at BladeHQ chose to use knives that cost $80 or less to build survival shelters in this timed competition. The Ontario Knife and the Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro were utilized. Which shelter would you choose to sleep in? Editor’s Note: Using the existing tree well was a

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14 May 2015

The Ultimate DIY Water Filter! – The “2 Stage” (Carbon+Heated Coil) Purifier! – Uses No Electricity!

Check out this incredible, inexpensive water filter/purification design from DesertSun02. Here’s the description: “Ultimate DIY Water Filter! This Homemade Water Purifier is extremely effective and super easy to make. The “2 Stage” design purifies almost all water sources to 99.999%. Starts to produce clean/clear (super hot) water within 20 seconds!

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