511 Bail Out Bag Review and Giveaway

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I hear you, I hear you…you like bag and knife giveaways.  You better subscribe, like, thumbs up and all that other cool stuff then, because we are gonna continue to do it for the foreseeable future (as well as provide cool education every day as well). We have another 511 Bag on tap this time.  This time it is the …

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How to make and use rabbit sticks for survival hunting

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The instructors of Nature Reliance School had the pleasure of teaching a primitive skills class for one of our military camps this past weekend.  I asked a friend of mine, Doug Meyer, to join us, as he is a fantastic primitive skills tecnologist.  Doug taught one session on rabbit sticks while he was there. We have been making rabbit sticks …

c.caudillHow to make and use rabbit sticks for survival hunting

The five weapons most carry with us every day

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Most of you are carrying around 5 weapons that can be utilized for self-defense and you do not even know it.   If you are also aware that all of us have 5 vulnerable areas then you have a fantastic self-defense recipe. Our nature when physically assaulted is to obviously defend ourselves.  This blog and associated video do not discuss …

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What items should be in your tactical medical kit?

by  c.caudill on January 20th, 2015
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A tactical medical kit AND the knowledge on how to use the items in it could very likely be the most likely items you will use in a go-bag.  How many of you have ever been in or seen a car wreck?  How many of you enjoy hunting, or other shooting sports?   Do you ever use sharp equipment such …

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How to see more tracks in a wilderness setting

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Tracking is a glorious thing in my opinion.  A good tracker will most definitely be able to show you more things in a wilderness situation than someone who cannot track at all.  This is because tracking is a lot more than just looking at imprints left in the dirt, sand, or similar.  Tracking involves having an understanding of ecology and …

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How to drive and park to avoid carjackings

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I am concerned that with these Wednesday tips that are centered around urban related preparedness are encouraging fear mongering.  I do not intend that at all.  However since certain things like carjackings and active shooters are possibilities…I have enjoyed putting some of this info out there.  As always pay attention to the statistics in your area so you know what …

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How to easily carry extra ammo for your Glock during SHTF

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For our Tactical Tuesday Tip today we wanted to consider the need to carry extra ammunition for your Glock pistol.  As always we consider the use of firearms a self-defense only tool.  Since many of us are not in a position to be highly qualified to defend ourselves.  Having extra ammunition for yourself will be useful item.  But just how …

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How to tie your boots and shoes so they do not come untied

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This past week I was in a tactical tracking class in Louisiana.  This was a class in which we were tactical tracking armed individuals in an effort to find, apprehend, or finish them.  I noticed something several times that I have blogged about in the past and that is the need to have your boots and shoes tied in such …

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Sawyer Mini Water Filter Review and Giveaway

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Have I told you recently how much I love my job!  I get to try out and review gear and then give it away..what is not to like about that? It is absolutely no different with today’s review of the Sawyer Mini Water Filter.  This little filer packs quite a punch in a small package.  If used properly this filter …

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Dave Canterbury’s Bushcraft 101 Book Review and Giveaway

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I was looking at a  pile of books on my desk the other day and realized…why heck…I have never done a book review.  That is a shame because I have too many of them to speak of.  So I picked one of the latest to make it to the pile and put it together for you.  What better way to …

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