Category Archive: Survival Equipment

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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Basic Survival Skills – Signalling and Communication

Basic Survival SkillsSurvival Signalling And Communication  In a disaster situation where you actually WANT to be rescued, your signalling and communication skills need to be much higher up on your list of survival priorities.In fact these skills rank around number 4, even before food, as a means of being rescued needs to be set up …

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Survival Hammock For Your Bug Out Bag

How To Choose A Survival Hammock For Your Bug Out BagFor the lone prepper a hammock is without doubt one of the best choices for sleeping and shelter when it comes to bugging out.Choosing one to suit your needs is a very straightforward process. In a hurry…!Skip straight to video review here: Skip straight to prices …

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Key Ring Survival Kit

Small Time Prepping With A Key Ring Survival KitAs part of any EDC or a preppers emergency kit, there’s one item is often overlooked – and, as part of your survival kit, it’s probably the easiest to carry around and have with you all the time. The Key Ring Survival KitWith modern technology and manufacturing …

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Solar Cooker For Preppers and Survival

This could Be The Best Solar Cooker For Preppers And Survival Ever..!! The heart of the GoSun Solar Cooker. In the past I have been out, in the woods, trying out new bushcraft and survival skills.And often thought that watching over my food to make sure it doesn’t burn, can take up a lot of …

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Survival Fishing Kit for UK Preppers

Survival Fishing Kit For UK Preppers When you consider that the UK is an island surrounded by water with many inland rivers and ponds, it makes sense to carry a survival fishing kit as you’ll never be too far away from some water and therefore some fish.In a survival situation or if you decide to …

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Binoculars For Hunting And Survival

Categories: The Importance Of Binoculars For Hunting And Survival Hunting and survival has been a traditional, natural activity that dates back at least 1500-2000 years in the United Kingdom and most parts of the world. It is an important part of who we are as human beings. The use of binoculars appeared as early as …

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BowHunting For Food and Survival

Do Preppers Need To Learn BowHunting For Food and Survival Without a doubt, owning a decent bow and being proficient enough to hit your given target successfully, is a very necessary skill, and something to add to your skillset as a prepper. Being proficient enough to hunt for your food with a bow will give you …

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Best Legal Folding Pocket Knife for UK Survival

Best Folding Pocket Knife Reviews and Comparison Guide A pocket knife is one of the very few knives you are legally allowed to carry in the UK. As we all know, our knife laws are very strict and if you are caught carrying an illegal knife you could be looking at some serious repercussions. If you …

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Best Tactical Watch For Survival And Prepping

What is the Best Tactical Watch For Survival And Prepping.? Or more importantly – What makes the right wristwatch to help you survive? What wristwatch improves your prepping equipment?What’s a ‘tactical’ watch anyway? What makes the right wristwatch to help you survive? As with all prepping and survival – always choose what fits your particular …

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Best Value For Money LED Flashlight Torch

Could This Be The Best Value For Money LED Flashlight Torch Or more specifically: could this be the best for your compact EDC  The Convoy S2+   1000 Lumens Of White LightThere are many LED torches that are ideal for us preppers, but I have come across this nice bit of kit and definitely recon it needs a bit of …

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Best Solar Powered Radio For Prepping And Survival

Best Solar Powered RadioA radio is an essential and very necessary part of your survival gear. In any disaster situation you must be able to keep up to date with the latest information to ensure you are able to keep ahead of any trouble. The humble radio is the first choice in keeping yourself informed …

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How To Use A Compass For Land Navigation

How To Use A Compass For Land Navigation You would be amazed at the number of hikers and bushcrafters who get lost, even though they have gone prepared with a compass in their pack! Most of the time they get lost simply because they think they know where they are going. Maybe they have been …

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Survival Water Bottle With Filter

What is the best Water Bottle with Filter for Survival? With so many to choose from, what portable water filter is best for survival  Every Prepper knows the importance given to the acquisition of water supplies and how necessary it is to ensure you have ample clean drinkable water to ensure a higher chance of …

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Onesies For Men and Adults

Onesies For Men   OK, I know it’s not very macho, but, Onesies for men, are really quite good and these camo designs are pretty realistic as well. I stumbled across these when looking for something to wear under my normal camo gear during the colder months when I’m out doing the odd overnighter in …

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Ebola Children’s safety equipment and protective clothing

 Children’s safety equipment and protective clothing  – to protect against Ebola As with any viral outbreak that has the potential to mutate into an epidemic, it is essential to be prepared with the necessary protective safety wear that gives a level of defence against the virus. One of the most common mistakes you can make …

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Signs and Symptoms of Ebola The Ebola Disease Virus

Signs and Symptoms of Ebola There is currently no vaccine or know cure for the Ebola Disease Virus. Symptoms of Ebola include Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F) Severe headache Muscle pain Weakness Diarrhea Vomiting Abdominal (stomach) pain Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising) Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to …

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Epidemic Protective Clothing and Equipment

Epidemic Protective Clothing and Equipment Whenever there is any sort of viral outbreak or potential epidemic, you will always see rescue and medical personnel wearing protective clothing. Specific epidemic protective clothing and equipment is essential for both the medical teams and the victims themselves. Most viruses can be very quickly identified and their severity categorized …

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Best Hatchet for Survival and Bushcraft Guide

Best Hatchet for Survival and Bushcraft Guide A hatchet is one of the most important survival tools for any prepper, with the ability to perform most bushcraft tasks. With a good hatchet you can perform just about all the main survival tasks to help keep you alive and comfortable in the wild, in fact, some …

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Best Survival and Bushcraft Axe

Best Survival and Bushcraft Axe reviews and Comparison Guide   There are many preppers and bushcrafters who will tell you they prefer their axe to their survival knife.. This may very well be true – an axe can do many bushcraft and survival skills – far more than a knife can. Although a Survival Axe …

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Best Multi Tool For Survival

Best Multi Tool For Survival A multi tool is an essential bit of survival kit to have at home and in your bug out bag. The reason a multi tool is widely accepted as a high priority item by survival preppers is the fact hat they can be so versatile, offering a wide range of tools that are …

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What is the Best Fish Filleting Knife for survival

 What is the Best Fish Filleting Knife for survival  It is essential to know how to prepare your fish once you have caught it, however, one of the most important tools that will make this job easier is your knife. But, what is the best fish filleting knife and why.   It goes without saying …

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Best water filter bottle – Water To Go

The best water filter bottle yet – The Water To Go, portable drinking water bottle. I have used and reviewed many types of water filters in the past, but could this really be the best water filter bottle yet?!   Everyone knows a story about someone who has been very ill as a result of …

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Best Camping and Hiking Hammock

What is the best all round camping and hiking hammock for preppers? Setting up a tent has always presented problems when theres uneven or rough ground – no matter how good you clear the area, there will always be a lump or a stone left below, just waiting to aggravate you all night. Then there’s …

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Best LED Torch – KLARUS ST11 Tactical torch – full test & video review

KLARUS ST11 Tactical torch – full test & video review  Buying a torch that’s suitable for prepping is far more in depth than just going to your local store and trying to pick up the best LED torch for your money. In fact, it is essential to go to the more specialist manufacturers to get a true preppers torch that has all the requirements for …

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Bahco Laplander Folding Saw – testing and review

Bahco Laplander Folding Saw – testing and review   In this review I will be testing the Bahco Laplander – a well designed lightweight folding saw. It is made in Sweden and, of course, uses a good quality steel with a super sharp edge and from many of the other write-ups I have seen, is considered to …

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What is an epidemic

How to Prepare for and Survive an Epidemic  What is an epidemic? An epidemic occurs when there are new cases of a certain disease among a given human population during a given period, and that disease substantially exceeds what is expected, based on recent experiences. It is not to be confused with an “outbreak” which …

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Gorilla Tape for Survival

Gorilla Tape for Survival  We all know the sticking power and versatility of Duct Tape and its many uses, especially for emergency and permanent repairs. But for preppers, there’s only one tape you can rely on to give you peace of mind and know it’s going to work – so much so that every prepper should be …

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Best Billhook Guide

Best Billhook for Survival Guide  The billhook is a relatively unknown preppers tool that will do many survival tasks and is often the preferred “larger Knife’ being able to do the heavy duty survival work that is often needed with ease. This “big knife” was traditionally used as a basic cutting tool on farms to trim bushes and …

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Wild Elk Paracord

Wild Elk Paracord  What is Wild Elk Paracord.? Quite simply it’s probably the best manufacturer of paracord in the world. A huge statement to make but Wild Elk Paracord is manufactured for all the US forces and beyond and extensively tested to exceed the 550lb minimum break strength. There are, of course, other paracord manufacturers out there and …

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Best Knife Sharpener for Survival Knife

Best Knife Sharpener for Survival Knife  So what is the Best Knife Sharpener for Survival Knife for us preppers to use.? It’s all very well having a couple of nice survival knives and a multi tool knife but one of the most important things about your knife is its blade sharpness – especially if you use it when hunting for …

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Best Water Filter Straw for Survival

Best Water Filter Straw for Survival  Every Prepper should have several means by which safe drinking water is available regardless of the survival situation and there are several very good choices on the market but what is the Best Water Filter Straw for Survival..? For a quick, on the spot ‘top up’ a Filter Straw is the …

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Best Hunting Catapults For Survival

Best Hunting Catapults For Survival  One of the oldest weapons used for hunting has got to be the catapult and a very good bit of survival kit to have in your bug out bag. But what are the best hunting catapults for survival that you, as a  prepper, should consider buying.? Hunting Catapults can be made from very …

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Best Solar Survival Light

Best Solar Survival Light for Bugging Out  There are quite a few solar powered survival lights and solar powered survival torches on the market today making it a difficult task to choose the best solar survival light for your home or bug out kit. Remember, you don’t need hours and hours of bright sunlight to charge a …

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Best Emergency Survival Water Filter and Purification

  Best Emergency Survival Water Filter and Purification Safe drinking water is the most essential item on any preppers list and having a means to get it is no longer a problem using an Emergency Survival Water Filter Storing water at home is not a problem for most of us – but to get  fresh, …

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Best Survival Axe Reviews

Survival Axe reviews and Comparison Guide Although a Survival Axe makes a good alternative weapon in the UK, it’s primary use is in a preppers survival kit and Bug Out Bag. The survival axe is high up on a UK preppers list and must be taken seriously as an essential bit of survival kit. Considering the …

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Survival Food

shelves with food on

 Food storage – Long Life – Freeze Dried  Modern technology and drying methods have made long life foods readily available to us preppers and survivalists. Along with your normal food storage, that will give you up to 5 years shelf life – the long life foods can extend that to, easily, 25 years plus. In …

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Best Bug Out Bag

Bug Out Bags –  A good Bug Out Bag must be designed to carry all the essential Survival Equipment for one person for a minimum of 72 hours. Every essential item you will need if you have to bug out fast. Ideal capacity is 50 ltrs or above, separated into several main compartments with side storage and …

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Survival Knife and Survival tools

Fixed Blade Survival Knife Folding Blade Pocket Knife Multi Purpose Tools The fixed blade survival knife is, without doubt, one of the most essential pieces of equipment to have in your survival kit. Any dooms day prepper will always have at least one quality, tried ans tested, fixed blade survival knife that will be capable …

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