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Date registered: March 21, 2013

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  1. Practice Your Bugout Bushcraft And Prepping Skills At All Times — June 22, 2017
  2. High Quality UK Legal Folding Knife Review The Nomad From Des Cattys — June 14, 2017
  3. How To Find Other Preppers Or Prepping Groups In Your Area — June 6, 2017
  4. Essential Prepping Skills How To Find North Using A Watch — June 6, 2017
  5. Bugout Foraging Prepping – Living Off The Land For Survival — May 31, 2017

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  1. UK Legal Pepper Spray for Self Defence | Video Review And Test — 51 comments
  2. Best Preppers Air Rifle for Hunting Small Game and Survival in the UK — 33 comments
  3. UK Weapons and Firearms Law — 23 comments
  4. Best Camping Stove For Your Bug Out Bag — 19 comments
  5. Basic Food Storage For Prepping — 18 comments

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Practice Your Bugout Bushcraft And Prepping Skills At All Times

Practice Your Bugout Bushcraft And Prepping Skills At All TimesIn this short article I have a video of a recent trip away deep into the woods for a bugout scenario.We begin to make ourselves a bit more comfortable and get used to sleeping under the stars.​ I have plenty more videos on the UK Preppers …

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High Quality UK Legal Folding Knife Review The Nomad From Des Cattys

High Quality UK Legal Folding Knife Review The Nomad made by Ben and Lois OrfordGuest article by: Des from Des Cattys In my previous knife review, I mentioned that I also had another knife that accompanied the Wolverine by TBS knives.Well, this one is “The Nomad” – where both knife and sheath are made by knife maestros …

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How To Find Other Preppers Or Prepping Groups In Your Area

How To Find Other Preppers In Your Area If your the kind of prepper who fancies himself as as a big tough survival specialist capable of surviving everything the world and his dog throws at you. Then maybe this article is not quite for you!If you plan on disappearing into the woods with a big …

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Essential Prepping Skills How To Find North Using A Watch

Essential Prepping SkillsHow To Find North Using A Watch This is an essential skill that all preppers should know – do you? Walking around in a great big circle is one of the easiest things to do when your lost.!Without a compass it’s amazingly easy to find yourself back at the place your started and incredibly demoralising …

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Bugout Foraging Prepping – Living Off The Land For Survival

Bugout Foraging PreppingLiving Off The Land For SurvivalFor any prepper who is planning to Bugout in a SHTF situation, the big question is ‘How Long For’?Just how long do you plan to hide yourself away from the dangers of a disaster?One week, a month, or more. Indefinitely is the stupid answer, if you ask me.The …

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SAS Tactical Survival Bow For Hunting Survival And Bugout Bag

SAS Tactical Survival Bowby Survival Archery Systems In this review article I will be showing you an age old method for food procurement that is a reliable means to put food on your table in any disaster or survival situation.In a hurry:  Skip straight to video review here:  As preppers we are all prepared with bugout …

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Are you a UK Survivalist Or A Prepper

Are You A UK Survivalist?There are many terms used to describe Preppers here in the UK. Doomsday Preppers is one such term, but another name occasionally used is being known of as a UK Survivalist. A survivalist conjures up quite different meaning to your normal, run of the mill, average Joe just pottering around and …

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Essential Knots For Bushcraft Survival And Prepping

Essential Knots For Bushcraft Survival And PreppingFirstly some of the terms used before you begin to tie knots: The LoopCinching Up​ The BightThe Toggle The Working End​The Standing End In a hurry:  Skip straight to full video tutorial review here:  Below are some of my favourite knots that I tend to use the most.  These knots …

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How To Baton Wood With A Knife And Without A Knife

Basic Bushcraft SkillsHow To Baton Wood With A Knife One of the most consistant task you will do when out wild camping, or in a survival situation, is process wood to make a fire.  Processing wood is simply working the wood into manageable pieces.Once you have processed your wood down to small enough pieces, then …

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Wolverine Bushcraft Knife by TBS Knives Review From Des Cattys

Bushcraft Knife Review – The ‘Wolverine’ by TBS Knives.Guest Post By: Des, from Des Cattys.If there is any subject that can turn best friends into best enemies it’s the subject of knives. It’s a crazy subject that every owner of such tools claims to have the best of: To be honest I don’t get drawn …

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Backwoods Blacksmithing How To Make A Forge

How To Make A Forge For Backwoods BlacksmithingGuest article, kindly sent in by: Gary Johnston – Jack Raven Bushcraft & Ross Berry – Kaos BlacksmithsIf you’ve ever wanted to be able to make some of your own bushcraft kit, such as knives and traditional fire steels, but thought that building a forge was out of your budget …

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Mora Knives – Are They The Best Knife For Survival And Prepping

Top Mora Knives For Preppers And BushcraftMora knivesAre They The Best Knife For PreppingHaving a good knife is the absolute essential piece of survival gear you must include in your bugout bag.Without doubt, one of the most used, is the brand of knives from Mora of Sweden.  In this article I will be looking at the …

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How To Make Char Cloth For Prepping Bushcraft And Survival

Basic Survival Skills:How To Make Char Cloth For Prepping Bushcraft And Survival A camp fire is one of the most basic necessities for survival, and there are many ways to make one.  The hardest part has always been how to actually get the fire started in the first place.Using dry tinder that will catch a …

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How To Make A Feather Stick For Fire Lighting

Bushcraft SkillsHow To Make A Feather Stick For Fire Lighting In Wet Conditions Ever tried lighting a camp fire in wet rainy conditions?  Difficult isn’t it.  In fact, sometimes just starting a camp fire to boil up some water for a brew or cook your dinner can be a problem.In this article I want to …

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How To Make A Camp Fire With One Log

Bushcraft Skills:How To Make A Camp Fire With One Log Being out in the wild can be summed up in one word – a camp fire.  Having a glowing camp fire is natures TV.  It’s a source of great psychological comfort and reassurance. And epitomises the great outdoors. There are, of course, hundreds of different …

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All Prepping And Bushcraft Skills Will Perish

All Prepping And Bushcraft Skills Will PerishHow much prepping gear do you have?  Is your stored food and water limitless? Do you have prepping and bushcraft skills for all situations?The answer to the above question is:​You have only a fraction of what you think you need.Your food and water will run out a lot quicker …

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Portable Folding Wood Burning Camp Stove Review

Portable Folding Camp Stove Review | BRS – 116 In this gear review I am looking at the BRS-116 Potable Folding Camp Stove.This cooking stove has an interesting design and concept for outdoor survival in so much as it incorporates a forced draft air system.Essentially what that means is no more puffing and blowing on …

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Best Budget Fixed Blade Survival Knife For Prepping

Best Budget Fixed Blade Survival Knife For Prepping In a hurry:  Skip straight to video review here:  orSkip straight to prices & availability here: It takes a lot for me to get excited about a knife these days:  I have seen a lot of them and reviewed and played around with both cheapies and expensive …

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UK Knife Law updated March 2017

What Is The UK Knife Lawupdate March 2017 Owning and carrying a knife in Britain has always been an area that preppers need be fully aware of but, do you know what the UK Knife Law actually is?​If you were to go out carrying a knife, would you know if your breaking the law or …

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Basic Do’s and Don’ts of Survival Prepping

The Basic Do’s And Don’ts Of Survival PreppingSURVIVAL – DO’s & DON’Ts“How would you survive a disaster, or worse still a disaster of apocalyptic proportions?”Very few people survive anything without knowledge and preparation before the disaster ever happens.This is the key to survival: “prepare for the worse, hope for the best”. DO’s: 1. The biggest …

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Compound vs Recurve Bow, Which One is Best for Survival?

Compound vs Recurve Bow, Which One is Best for Survival? If you’re in a survival situation, or planning to live off the grid, you are probably interested in weapons. Specifically, what weapon should you take with you. Guns are a logical choice, but here in the UK they are not readily at hand for the average …

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Prepping For SHTF Essential Plans

Prepping For SHTF  Making a plan is exactly what prepping is all about, as is preparing for the worse case scenarios that may well happen to you, specifically in your area.This is an overall look at some of the essential things you must consider, and make them part of your bug out plan BEFORE the …

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Best Air Rifle Scope For UK Preppers

Best Air Rifle Scope For UK Preppers Best Air Rifle Scope Review Admittedly, it’s been awhile since the air rifle has been viewed as a state of the art military weapon, firearm, or even handy for big game hunting. But it’s still a reliable piece for purposes such as competitive target shooting, pest control, recreational …

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Survive A Three Day Electrical Blackout

Are You Prepared?How To Survive A Three Day Electric Blackout Doesn’t sound much does it…Just three days without electricity. Can’t be that difficult to get by.?Well you would think so wouldn’t you?​Let me tell you this – having no electricity for just three days will disrupt your lifestyle like you’d never believe!Yes. it really is …

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Bug Out Weekend 2017

Bug Out Survival Show 2017 (B.O.S.S) Survival learning for all of your family29th April to 01st May 2017 Winteringham LaneWest HaltonScunthorpeDN15 9AX Steve Hart UK Prepper What’s the key to good prepping?I would say it’s Knowledge & Practice​, and being able to do both at once equals good prepper training.The Bug Out Survival Show this …

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How Will Donald Trump Affect UK Prepping

How Will Donald Trump Affect UK Prepping The man has only been in office a short while and the world is already standing up and taking notice, and that very much includes us here in Great Britain, but how will Donald Trump affect UK prepping – will it be good for us or bad? Well …

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8th Bushcraft Magazine May Bank Holiday Meet

The 8th Bushcraft-Magazine May Bank Holiday Meet A Bushcraft Show Not To Missed…. On the weekend of the first May Bank Holiday, this year falling on 28th April – 1st May, the Bushcraft Magazine is holding its eigth annual gathering in Egerton, near Ashford in Kent. The May Meet is a great opportunity to book …

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Essential Survival Aids – Cooking Stoves

ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL AIDSCooking StovesOne of the top 5 survival skills is being able to procure your food and then be able to successfully cook that food.​Fortunately, nowadays there are many survival aids which will allow you to do just that with relative ease. Modern design, and high quality manufacturing materials, means it is possible to …

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How To Tie Knots For Survival Essential Prepping Skill

How To Tie Knots For Survival Essential Prepping Skillit is well worth learning this skill – knowing how different knots can be used in different circumstances will make sure you remain safe and secure. Some knots can be adapted for many situations and are multi-functional, whilst other are very specific to a certain task – either …

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Bushcraft Skills V Prepping Equipment

Bushcraft Skills V Prepping Equipment Prepping and Bushcraft go hand in hand, they overlap in so many areas it hard to see how they can exist without each other. Going back to the very early ages, man had no prepping equipment at all, all the tools were either found or improvised from natural objects in …

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Best LED Head Torch For Bugout, Camping and Hiking

Could This Be The Best LED Head Torch For Bugout, Camping And Hiking? Bugout and Wild Camping are essential skills to practice whenever you can, and having a good wild camp kit, with the right gear is also essential.As it starts to get dark you normally find yourself beavering away setting up your camp and …

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EDC Everyday Carry Essentials For Preppers

What Are The EDC Everyday Carry Essentials For PreppersPreppers EDC [everyday carry] will consist of mostly the same gear for emergency survival.IT does, however, begin to change as you see people personalising their EDC to fit their particular situations. For example: If I were going to, or working in an harsh environment, I would consider an emergency shelter …

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Training And Practice For Bugging Out

Training And Practice For Bugging OutAll prepers have supplies and equipment to help survive a disaster situation.We have a plan if X,Y or Z were to happen – we all have escape plans if you need to get out of your area, away from the possible danger.In a hurry:  Skip straight to my wild camp kit …

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Top Survival Foods You Must Store When SHTF For Prepping And Survival

Top Survival Foods You Must Store When SHTF For Prepping And Survival My list of top survival foods you must stockpile and store before the SHTF.Also bear in mind the fact that your food stockpile is not all about waiting for the SHTF – no way. In fact a good food storage system will cover …

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Best Knots For Survival Fishing

All Preppers Need To Know Best Knots For Survival FishingProcuring your food by fishing is the most straightforward, easiest and least time consuming method of obtaining food in a survival situation.Everything about fishing can be simplified and made a very straightforward process. However, one of the most annoying parts of successfully catching fish is when one slips …

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Doomsday Prepping – The Ultimate Prepper

Doomsday Prepping – Are You Ready For Anything? I’m a Doomsday Prepper and I’m prepping for everything..!Yeah right, of course you are… We here that all the time from the more extreme preppers around the world. But what does it actually mean to different people who consider themselves to be preppers? Prepper Level 1 (basic)Some …

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The Wilderness Gathering a Festival of Bushcraft 2017

The Wilderness Gathering 2017A Festival of BushcraftIs Now A 5 Day Event Undoubtedly the best Bushcraft & Survival show to visit The Wilderness Gathering – A Festival Of Bushcraft The very 1st Wilderness Gathering took place in 2003 at The Bison Centre, West Knoyle in Wiltshire, and every year the show gets bigger and better,Over the …

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EDC Must Have Gear | FireMask F60

EDC Must Have Survival Emergency GearCarrying your EDC to and from work is common amongst us preppers. But there are areas we travel in that make an EDC essential and there is one item that is absolutely essential to pack.The FireMask F60:   Skip straight to video review here:  |   Skip straight to prices & availability here: …

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Win A Rechargeable Zanflare F1 LED Torch

THIS PRIZE DRAW HAS NOW ENDEDFREE TO ENTER DRAWWin A Rechargeable Zanflare F1 LED TorchIn a hurry:  Skip straight to ‘Enter Free Draw here:  Completely free to enter prize draw for the excellent Zanflare F1 torch but you need to be in it to win it..! Quick Review Of The Zanflare F1 Here’s a rundown of …

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How To Hide Your Infrared Thermal Image or Body Heat Signature

How To Hide Your Infrared Thermal Image or Body Heat Signature For us mere mortals and preppers, there’s no real 100% effective way to hide from an infrared imaging camera – however, there are some pretty effective ways to make life a lot harder for a IR camera operator to spot you down on the …

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Could your Survive a Blackout

Could You Survive A BlackoutWhat Would You Do In A Total UK Blackout Electricity is taken for granted by just about everyone here in the UK, except in the wilds and maybe us preppers!But, have you ever stopped to think what would happen if there was a total blackout and shutdown of the power grid …

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Survival Cooking using no Bushcraft Equipment

Preppers Survival Cooking Using No Bushcraft EquipmentBushcraft & Survival Skill For Preppers In a survival situation that has suddenly happened or in an unforeseen circumstance, you will probably not have any Bushcraft or Survival Equipment with you so you will have to improvise, and use what you find around you and in your immediate environment.Survival …

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Good Locking Knives For Preppers | Lock Knife For Sale | Review Videos

Folding Lock Knives Review and For SaleThis article is solely about folding lock knives: With video reviews of each locking knife shown, and also links to the lock knife sale page for each one. The locking knife is, without doubt, far more desirable than a non locker, and generally far more useful for everyday pocket …

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Could You Find Supplies After SHTF

Could You Find Supplies After SHTF A prepper is far more ready for the SHTF than your average Joe Soap If the time were ever to come and disaster was to strike, it would be chaos.  As soon as the SHTF, anything could, and probably would go very bad, very fast. As a prep­per you …

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Survival Myths That Could Get You Killed

Top 5 Survival Myths That Could Get You Killed Here’s some survival myths that could get you killed, in fact they are not really myths at all, because some people have some strange ideas about prepping and survival. Even the experts differ on many techniques that should be used if you were ever faced with …

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Good LED Torch For Prepping EDC

Good LED Torch For EDC Everyday Carry remains a topic that is discussed quite a lot among preppers and survivalist throughout the prepping community.So deciding on what items suit the needs of your EDC can need some thought – except a few……A decent torch is one of those items that you simply must have your …

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Top Six Prepping Tips You Must Know

The Top SixPrepping Tips You Must KnowWhen anyone begins to think about starting prepping, they are confronted with masses of good information AND miss-information in equally confusing doses…! This article will help you and stop you wasting your time and money on unnecessary ‘stuff’ right from the start. What are the top six prepping tips …

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How To Survive A Worst Case SHTF Situation

How To Survive A Worst Case SHTF Situation Being able to survive is all about knowledge, preparation and training. If you can survive the for first 30 days of a SHTF disaster, you give yourself a 90% higher chance of surviving that disaster. However, knowing just how to survive a worst case SHTF situation takes a …

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What Is OPSEC

What Is OPSEC..? OPSEC is a military term that’s often used in the prepping and survival world? It stands for: Operations Security or Operational Security and is a measure of whether critical information can be passed on or leaked to a third party.In a nutshell it’s all about making sure none of the bad guys …

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Ultimate Shelter The Tree Tent Hammock

Ultimate ShelterThe Tree Tent HammockFor a while now I have been trying to take a new bit of kit out with me and see how how easy it is to setup – at last I have had the chance, during a three day hike I planned to stop at woodlands that would be the perfect …

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Wood Burning Cook Stove Solo Stove Lite and Pot 900

Test & ReviewSolo Stove Lite & 900ml Cook Pot There are so many cooking systems to choose from these days, and the choice of fuel source is slowly increasing, but do you really need to have a stove that needs you to carry additional fuel..?In a hurry:  Skip straight to video review here:  orSkip straight to …

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Drones Quadcopters and Prepping

Want To Really Know Whats Going OnDrones, Quadcopters and PreppingFor Survival When The SHTF In this article I want to cover the specific uses a drone could have for us preppers if we find ourselves in the mist of a SHTF situation.I use the title “Drones, Quadcopters and Preppers” because I want to be specific …

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How To Be The Grey Man When The SHTF And Hide In Plain Sight

How To Be The Grey Man When The SHTF From James Bond to the SAS, the theory of becoming ‘The Grey Man’ has always been considered as way of disappearing into the crowd, unseen and unnoticed.For a prepper the concept of going unnoticed is essential when the SHTF,  and this is something you must learn to …

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SnugPak Jungle Hammock Review

The SnugPak Lightweight Jungle Hammock The decision between using a tent or hammock is a purely personal one.But, in my opinion, once you have tried a hammock you’ll be hard pressed to want to sleep in a tent again.!Modern hammocks are, without doubt, both comfortable and spacious and in this review I will be testing …

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How To Stealth Camp | Rucksack Setup and Equipment You Need

How To Stealth Camp In The UkThe art of good Stealth Camping is really quite simple, although there are those that want to make it into some sort of science! Essentially Stealth Camping is the art of non detention. It’s all about going into somewhere (insertion) staying for a pre-determined time (observation), and then leaving …

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