3V Gear Paratus 3 Day Operator’s Pack Review and Winter Gear Dump

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This post and video is my honest gear review on one of my first tactical backpacks – the Paratus 3 Day Operator’s Pack by 3V Gear. I took the pack out on a little weekend adventure and decided to record a quick gear review video for you while I was enjoying the trail.

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What’s Inside My EDC Bag? Gray Man Every Day Carry – 2017 (w/video)

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In this post, I’m going to dump my EDC Bag and show you what I carry in my pack every day. This is a “Gray Man” (or woman) approach to an EDC pack.

Update: I have a newer post and video – My EDC Bag – A Look Inside – 2020

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Survival Gear I Didn’t Need And Shouldn’t Have Bought – A Couple Of Real Examples

How does posting survival gear I didn’t need and shouldn’t have bought help you? I’m hoping by posting a few of my mistakes, you might benefit by finding a more direct route to preparedness and self-sufficiency.

Jumping in blind and head first caused an expensive set-back on several levels. Sharing some of those setbacks every now and then just might help you. That is why I’m sharing the survival gear I didn’t need.

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Building Survival Kits Beyond The Altoid Tin

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Building survival kits can be fun and they can save lives too. Or, they may fall short, right?

We cannot predict, with any degree of certainty, what types of emergencies and disasters we might have to deal with. What we can do, and should do, is be as prepared as we can.

Survival Kits Come in Every Size

I don’t know about your home, but here in the Hawkins’ residence, you can barely walk across the room without tripping over some type of survival gear.

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Your Bugout Food Kit – How To Plan For Bug-Out Survival

A persons gotta eat, right? Are you packing enough bugout food and water in your bag? The right food?

Whether it a bug-out bag, 72-hour pack, get-home bag, get out of dodge bag, INCH (I’m never coming home) bag, whatever – your food needs to be accessible, lightweight, shelf-stable, portable, and provide the nutrients and calories to get you to your destination.

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Camping Overnight With Tac-Bar – My Prepper Contest Submission

I’ve been using Tac-Bar for a while now, way before this contest. I love the product and the entire concept so I jumped on the chance to enter their $2,500 Prepper Contest. Embedded is the submission video I used to enter.

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What’s In My Get Home / SHTF EDC Bag? 2016

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Do you carry an EDC Bag? One thing that is in continuous change for every survivalist and prepper I know is our EDC (Everyday Carry). What we carry everyday changes with the seasons, our locations, our budget, our tasks at hand, and honestly, our moods. Hell, I’ll even admit mine can change drastically just by the latest toy, Umm, I mean gear I just bought.

Hey, there’s a more recent version of my EDC Bag if you want to see it:
My EDC Bag / Get Home Bag 2020

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