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[Video Review] Multi-Purpose Belt: The Tybelt

More Than A Belt

“It’s a belt. Well, it’s not a belt. No it is a belt, but it’s more than a belt.”

That’s how SurvivalMike begins his video review of the Tybelt Pro Ultimate Multi-Purpose Belt.

This BBM product (made in France) is an actual trouser belt that’s rated to support 4,850 pounds. Yes, 2.43 tons.

Created for use both in open and closed configurations when mountaineering and rock climbing, this belt can be used in other situations:

  • as a tether strap,
  • as rescue equipment,
  • as a harness, and
  • for securing equipment to bikes and packs

Belt Review Video On The Next Page


12 Of The Best Phone Apps For Survival & Prep

The Smartest Smartphone Survival Apps

With all the memory and computing power of today’s smartphones, it makes sense to use them as a survival tool resource.

smartphone leaning against tree

Smartphone Prep And Survival Apps

From tying knots and emergency trauma first aid … to recognizing animal tracks and accessing topographical maps, there is an app with that information. Information you just may need to help you survive in a disaster situation.

And like all apps, they are just a download away.

On PAGE 2: The 12 Apps LIST With LINKS

[Video Review] Voyager Solar Crank Emergency Radio

Kaito KA500 Solar Crank Radio

You get a lot of bang for your $50 bucks.

This rubberized emergency radio offers a couple of nifty features, including …

tower seen from forest

Radio Tower

Radio bands:

  • AM ( 520-1717 KHz),
  • FM (88.00- 108.00 MHz),
  • Two Shortwave bands, and
  • 7 standard Weather bands, including NOAA Weather Alert.

Powering options:

  • Hand-crank brush-less generator,
  • 180° tilt solar panel,
  • Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack recharged by crank, solar, AC adapter (not included) and USB cord/port, and
  • 3 normal AA batteries.

And Can Charge Other Devices

The radio is also designed to charge many small electronic items with its USB jack such as your iPod or cellphone.

There are additional features demo’d in the Survivalist Prepper video below.

And, as always, Learn, Practice, and Share.



Source & Image: Survivalist Prepper

Image: Hans Braxmeier

[Videos] EDC Essentials Series: 2016

Every Day Carry (EDC) Series (Introduction)

Chris Tanner of PreparedMind101 starts off 2016 with a video series on how he chooses items for his EDC system. He’s motivated by the fact that many folks are just beginning their prep efforts … and also because so many folks are asking him what’s in his EDC.

But what works for him may not make sense for others. People have different skills, live in different parts of the country, have different jobs, and different levels of risk (acceptance or aversion).

The Introduction Video

With all that in mind, Tanner plans a multi-video series explaining how he decides what are the best EDC items for him. Based on a logical process, he shows how and why he chooses a particular tool.

That tool may not be the best one for your situation, but you can still use the same deductive thought process to choose what is best for you.

Watch Intro Video below for the complete explanation on what he’s trying to do. And as each video comes out, it will be added to this post.



The Next EDC VIDEO: “The Multi-Tool” On The NEXT PAGE

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