You’re doing your prepping best. Your plan for survival water, food, shelter, and security is taking shape. Maybe more than that … you are actually “ready”. Your family’s on board, and everyone has a prepped bug out pack.
But have you completely considered the actual bug out moment where each family member grabs their pack and … and what? What!?
Everyone is not here!? That pack is someplace else!? Where’s the main pack!? What do you mean it’s too heavy!?
There are 5 important items to consider when distributing gear into different packs:
If you’re in the market for the latest in rocket stoves–or even just a bit curious–you’ll want out check out this video.
Engineer775 of Practical Preppers assembles and tests the newest stove version built by Gabriel Apostol. If you’ve never heard of him, he’s been designing and perfecting the rocket stove concept for several years. His company, Bristol Rocket, manufactures this 2016 model.
With the latest design improvements, both Engineer775 and Apostol believe this to be one of the best rocket stoves available. Here’s why:
All emergencies are not of TEOTWAWKI kind. There are many situations where having an appropriate survival kit handy will save your life.
And if you’re outdoors for any reason during winter, a compact warmth kit is a necessity.
The Swiss outdoorsman Taro, of Taromovies Swiss Bushcraft & Survival, packs his emergency, low budget, warmth kit with four items:
The trick is how you actually use these items.
Never let your knife get this bad, but …
Maybe you were using your carbon blade in the damp wilderness and were a bit sloppy with its care. Or you’ve found a forgotten rusty knife in old pack. Or maybe just a smudge of dirt and rust suddenly appeared on your favorite bush tool.
No matter the reason (or excuse), Survival Mike offers a quick tip on how to clean the rust and grime off that blade.
He also goes through his sharpening, stropping, and oiling routine.