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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  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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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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How To Make Your Own Fiber Supplement For Your Prepper Pantry And A SHTF Event

In this post, here’s what you’ll learn about making your own fiber supplement:

☑ Adding an important product to your prepper pantry – by making your own fiber supplement.
☑ Why you’ll need a fiber supplement in a SHTF (Poop Hit The Fan) situation and if it’s safe or not.
☑ How to make your own fiber supplement.
☑ An easy way to save money.

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Survival Podcasts I Listen To

Update 04/04/2020: Several of the podcasts have stopped recording episodes so I removed those from the list. I’ve also cut down on the number of podcasts I listen to but still listen daily.

Last week Brian Duff of Mind4Survival asked a pool question on his Facebook group, “Regarding podcasts in general, how do you listen to them“?

My answer was, “Pocket Casts on Android. 16 podcast subscriptions I never miss.”

Another member of the group, Ben W., asked what are those 16 podcasts. I thought that would make a nice blog post topic so here we are. Thanks Ben. 🙂

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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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Failed Overnight Hiking / Lost In The Woods And Lessons Learned

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In this post, I just want to cover a few things I learned from my latest overnight hike. I ended up calling it quits about 3 AM and packing it back up for home. That was the plan anyway. What actually happened was I got so far off track that I spent 1 1/2 hours trying to find the trail I came in on.

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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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