How To Make Homemade Hand Sanitizer

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  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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In this post, I’m going to quickly show you how to make your own DIY homemade hand sanitizer. All you need are two or three ingredients. I’ve also included a video in the form of a short Instagram post.

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Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus – Part Three: PPE Shortage

In part four of the Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus series, I go into personal protective equipment (PPE) preps. What ended up looking like a PPE Shortage, what went right, and more importantly, what we learned.

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Becoming A Prepper – Take On A Preparedness Mindset

This post is dedicated to those that struggled during the coronavirus outbreak from lack of food and supplies. Becoming a prepper may be on their minds. I offer some simple advice, a few resources and basic guidance to becoming a prepper.

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Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus – Part Two: Medication Preps

Medication Preps - In this series, "Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus", I am documenting what has worked and where I have fallen short on our preps. Once we've survived this vicious worldwide pandemic, we should be able to look back and strengthen our preparations for the next disaster.

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Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus – Part One: Water Preps

  • Post category:Food & WaterPrepping
  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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In this post, I’ll address the shortcomings I’ve found in my own preps up to this point. This will be a multi-part article and for part one I will talk about water preps. Specifically, water prep failures on my part.

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Which Survival Water Filter Should I Use – The Sawyer Mini or the LifeStraw?

In this post, I compare two of the more popular survival water filter options for your bugout, get home, and other survival bags. Those two filters are the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System and the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. These are the two water filters I have the most experience with and seem to be the most popular within the survival community.

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Winter Car Emergency Kit – Pick-Up Truck EDC – 2017/18

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Do you have your winter car emergency kit squared away? Part of survival might be just getting home from work or the grocery store. Or it might mean getting your car rolling from the side of the road, pulled from a ditch, or just getting your car with a dead battery started – without relying on a roadside assistance membership. Can we say self-reliance? That’s what this article and video are all about. I’m going to cover the basics that I have set-up for my winter car emergency kit.

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

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  • Post last modified:July 25, 2021
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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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The Prepping Dilemma. Preppers Will Be Overrun – By Family And Friends When SHTF

I’ve been blogging for 14 years so I know what I want to achieve when I write a blog post. I failed miserably with this one. The Prepping Dilemma.

You see, there’s no solution here. Nothing I can teach. In fact, I doubt this article will help you at all.  How’s that for marketing? 🙂

I wrote this post for myself.

I debated for weeks whether or not to even publish this. It’s too long. It’s full of questions and has no concrete answers. I did zero SEO (Fellow bloggers that know what that means) and don’t even have a keyword or phrase to focus on. No, it was just me typing away trying to get my mind to wrap around a huge dilemma that’s been bothering me for years.

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

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  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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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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