How To Build A Trauma Kit – Updated With Video

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  • Post last modified:May 12, 2024
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In this article, I’ll show you how to build a trauma kit. What goes inside? Should you build one or buy one? Should you carry the kit?

Updated With Video: May 5, 2024 | Original Publication: March 19, 2023

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Every Day Carry – My (On-Person) EDC – Video

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  • Post last modified:October 29, 2023
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In this short video, I review my on-person Everyday Carry (EDC). I’ve given a lot of thought and attention to my EDC (Every day carry), both on-person and my EDC kits. I feel I’m pretty much dialed in for my needs right now. I will continue to upgrade and adjust as needed.

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Vehicle Survival Gear / 2021 Car Emergency Kit – Video

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I check and update my vehicle survival gear kit twice a year, and I try to shoot a video of it once a year. Since I’m bringing you along for the ride, I’ll show you exactly what I carry for my 2021 vehicle survival gear.

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Video – My EDC Bag – A Look Inside – 2020

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This is a short video showing what I carry with me every day in my EDC Bag. My EDC pack is geared to help me get home as well as what I might need during the day so I call it my EDC/Get-Home Bag.

While sitting in my truck waiting on a customer I decided to record a short impulse video on my EDC Bag. I grabbed my EDC bag / get-home pack and started recording.

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Building A Portable USB Device Charging Kit – The Ultimate Guide

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  • Post last modified:July 15, 2023
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In this post, I will cover building a portable USB device charging kit and how that fits well into your preps.

I’ll review the how, what, and why of building a device charging kit.

I also cover the cost of building your charging kit, including an itemized list of everything I put in the best charging kit I own – which I just put together this week.

I won’t get all technical and geeky on you. Honestly, while I’ve been using these kits for the last five years, I have no interest in learning anything beyond what is necessary to make the best portable charging kits while keeping the costs down. I am not an electrician and won’t pretend to understand every aspect of these devices.

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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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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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