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Les Stroud SK Mountain Ultimate Survival Knife Review

In Knives and Related Topics by Contributor2 Comments

by Randw My recent gift/purchase of a Les Stroud SK Mountain, Ultimate Survival Knife by Camillus, gave me an opportunity to do a review on a product that at first glance seems rather contrived and panders to the “Survival/Prepper community” by its very design and nature.  These types of fluff/specialty items usually leave me feeling exploited and preyed upon by …

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How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

In Prepping and Survivalism by Contributor5 Comments

by Marc White All hell has broken loose. Society has crumbled. Your front lawn is filled with zombies. You might be wondering how this happened. That’s not the point. The zombie apocalypse is here and unless you plan on getting eaten alive, you are going to need to know how to survive. Don’t panic.  I’m going to teach you everything …

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How to Prepare Your Dog for Survival

In Prepping and Survivalism by Contributor7 Comments

by Millie in K In the rush of prepping for your family, don’t forget the canine members (and other pets) of your family! I will be writing about dogs, much of this same information will apply to cats and other pets. I have owned and cared for dogs all my life, owned a boarding kennel, taught obedience classes and trained service …

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Flood Survival Tips | How To Survive Before, During, And After A Flood

In Prepping and Survivalism by Contributor1 Comment

by Joe Alton, MD of, co-author of The Survival Medicine Handbook There’s a lot of information on the risks associated with storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes, but not as much about their consequences. Just about any storm can cause flooding, and many communities are not prepared to deal with it. As a result, water supplies are contaminated, emergency services are …

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Tennessee Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers

In Knives and Related Topics by M.D. Creekmore1 Comment

If you are an outdoor enthusiast and/or works in a trade requiring the cutting of hard objects, you should learn about the laws governing knife ownership in the State of Tennessee. Like many other states, knife statutes in The Volunteer State remain vague enough to require interpretation by state courts. Unfortunately, the Tennessee court system has dragged its legal feet …

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Best Solar Powered / Hand Crank Flashlights

In Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson3 Comments

January 2016, a purchase was made of over 20 solar powered, crank powered and alternative powered handheld lights. These flashlights all underwent extensive testing. This testing included the following steps for my personal use. 1. Drop testing (from 4 feet and 6 feet using different angles and surfaces) – I live in the high desert, if they can’t handle being …