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EDC, PARACORD, Survival, Survival Gear -

As you well know, the market for survival gear has increased significantly.  Knowing what to do in case of an emergency is a key piece of knowledge, especially during the times we live in today.  While knowledge is power, it sometimes isn’t enough to survive, you most likely need the proper gear and tools to get you through. While it’s impossible to forecast the next disaster or even minor “inconvenient” situation, one can at lease prepare ourselves with common tools that be used in a variety of situations.  However, as we all know Every Day Carry (EDC) can weigh you down.  So...

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camping, snakebite, snakebite kit, snakes, survival -

Catch a glimpse of that telltale slither out of the corner of your eye, and the primal animal brain at the base of your skull lights ups and makes you go girly for a beat. It’s OK; your man card is still valid. That piece of programming passed down from your ancestors helped keep them alive long enough to pass their genes along to you. Here’s what you need to know about venomous snakes in the wild, and how to avoid and deal with dangerous encounters. What you need to know about venomous snakes There are four different types (about...

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clean water, Dehydration, DIY, hydration pack, survival, water bladder -

Article by: Brad Manley (Dagger Defense contributing author) 01 October, 2016 By now, we’ve all had the hydration mantra drilled in our heads, and it’s true. For best physical performance and safety in the wild, you need to keep your fluids topped off. A pack with a hydration bladder is probably the most convenient way to carry and access your water. My goto is the Camelback® M.U.L.E. Having used hydration packs for nearly 20 years, I’ve made a lot of mistakes and learned a few tricks. Here’s some acquired ‘wisdom’ for using, maintaining, and repairing your hydration bladder. IRAQI NATIONAL POLICE OFFICERS DRINK WATER...

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