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Category: Preparedness

When someone mentions preparedness, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it prepping, the end of the world, the apocalypse…or, does it simply mean being in a state of readiness for whatever life throws at you? We believe preparedness is having the knowledge, skills, ability, and gear to handle life in a way that builds confidence and peace of mind. This isn’t about doom and gloom, it’s about getting out and living life to the fullest.

fire starters

How to pick the best fire starter

It’s always a good idea to have at least two ways to start a fire with you at all times. Whether your electricity goes out or you’re outdoors and the weather changes, you get injured or even lost, fire can be the difference between survival or not.

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cell phone, sypderco knife, pen, and notebook.

The lost art of memorizing phone numbers

Quick. Can you remember your home phone number you had when you were 10 years old? If you were born before 1990, chances are you can still recite that old number. Now . . . Out of the five people you love the most (spouse, children, parents, good friends), do you know their phone number? Let’s talk about the lost art of remembering phone numbers and some ways you can be more intentional about memorization.

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Best Glide Survival Tin Fishing Kit

Best Glide Survival Tin Fishing Kit – Review and Test

Many times gear you carry is for a just-in-case scenario. Whether it be for emergency shelter, fire, water, or food, it’s important to not just have the gear you might need, but also know how to use it. Let’s take a look at a compact survival kit from Best Glide and test out how effective the included fishing kit is.

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Maxpedition organizer comparison

Size Guide to Maxpedition’s Organizer Family

It’s easily one of our most versatile items, the Maxpedition Organizer family of products offers a variety of colors and sizes to meet your storage needs. Depending on your everyday carry (EDC), your pockets might be lacking organization or too small to fit what you want to carry. That’s where the organizer comes in.

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