Gas Mask Comparison: Basic, Intermediate, Advanced

Conducting your own gas mask comparison can be a lengthy, confusing process. There are so many different types of gas masks on the market, all promising some unique advantage apart from the rest. You will find prices range from the low end of around $30 (including...

50 Preps Under $50 for Christmas Ideas

“But prepping is too expensive!” you think to yourself as you listen once more to a friend tell you of the advantages of hardening your family and home against disaster. Well, here are 50 easy preps under $50 that can easily help to improve your disaster resiliency...

iHood Heated Vest Review

My wife received an iHood heated vest. You know, one of those vests that generates its heat from a rechargeable battery. She’s always cold, like – always cold. We live in Maine, after all. When we go to work, it’s cold. When we take the dogs out for a walk, it’s cold....

Coyote Hunting Gear, Guns, and Tactics

On patrol: A rare daylight glimpse of a large Maine coyote. His genetics include some gray wolf genes. Coyotes can be more than just a hobby. It can be a solution to a problem. Here we’ll cover the hunting gear, guns, and tactics I’ve used to successfully find and...

Outdoor Survival

How Does an Emergency Crisis Affect a City

How Does an Emergency Crisis Affect a City

Updated March 6, 2021: It is comforting to believe we would be safe if a city-wide crisis ever occurred. However, most of us are not prepared for living in a city without power and with low supplies if any of food and water.If such an event happened, most people...

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Best Survival Whistles [2021]

Best Survival Whistles [2021]

Updated March 6, 2021 – Survival whistles maybe inexpensive pieces of emergency gear, but they are essential for anyone who understands their importance.Survival whistles are absolutely vital yet they are one of the most underrated survival items you can carry with...

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Which is the Best Hand Crank Radio 2021?

Which is the Best Hand Crank Radio 2021?

Updated March 03, 2021 – Having the Best Hand Crank Radio is, to put it bluntly, probably the best emergency preparatory item you could possibly have. It will be one of the most vital pieces of emergency radio communication in your survival kit.A hand crank weather...

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Survival Food

Should Preppers Stock SPAM for its Shelf-Life?

Should Preppers Stock SPAM for its Shelf-Life?

When you are in the grocery store adding canned food to your supplies, you might wonder: Should I stock SPAM? Okay, you may not wonder that, but if you’re reading this article you must be at least somewhat curious about the idea. Who wouldn’t be? Imagine walking into...

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What are the Best Foods for Long-Term Storage?

What are the Best Foods for Long-Term Storage?

If you are looking to know what are the best foods for long-term storage, you need to know that “long-term storage” is a bit of a loose phrase. What exactly is “long-term”? For each person that definition will be a bit different. Even if we look up the definition we...

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Franklin’s Freeze-Dried Coffee Taste Test

Franklin’s Freeze-Dried Coffee Taste Test

Freeze-dried coffee disclosure: I’m a bit of a coffee snob. I’m particular about the type of coffee I have and how it’s made. I have read books on coffee making. I have gone out of my way to tour artisanal Puerto Rican coffee farms. I rise in the morning. I make...

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Survival Gear

50 Preps Under $50 for Christmas Ideas

50 Preps Under $50 for Christmas Ideas

“But prepping is too expensive!” you think to yourself as you listen once more to a friend tell you of the advantages of hardening your family and home against disaster. Well, here are 50 easy preps under $50 that can easily help to improve your disaster resiliency...

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iHood Heated Vest Review

iHood Heated Vest Review

My wife received an iHood heated vest. You know, one of those vests that generates its heat from a rechargeable battery. She’s always cold, like – always cold. We live in Maine, after all. When we go to work, it’s cold. When we take the dogs out for a walk, it’s cold....

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Survival HUnting

Coyote Hunting Gear, Guns, and Tactics

Coyote Hunting Gear, Guns, and Tactics

On patrol: A rare daylight glimpse of a large Maine coyote. His genetics include some gray wolf genes. Coyotes can be more than just a hobby. It can be a solution to a problem. Here we’ll cover the hunting gear, guns, and tactics I’ve used to successfully find and...

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How to Use Electronic Calls for Turkeys

How to Use Electronic Calls for Turkeys

A Digital Conversation Could Restock The Larder Several turkey species populate the U.S. The Eastern Tom shown here is strutting his stuff for a pair of hens. Turkey calling professionals might scoff at the idea of using electronic calls for turkeys, but for the rest...

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Shotgun Scopes for Deer Hunting – Worth It?

Shotgun Scopes for Deer Hunting – Worth It?

Shotguns don’t always seem like the type of firearm that beckons for a scope, but there are reasons why people buy and mount shotgun scopes. Shotgun Scopes For Deer Deer season ended with all four members of my hunting crew tagged out. Our one non-family member, Mike,...

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