Well, there is a lot more to know about edible plants, so do your research, because during the coming (planned) total collapse you need to know as much as you can about this subject…
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…however, in an INCH (“I’m Never Coming Home”) situation and when it is about life and death I would choose the Cold Steel 3V SRK…
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Designed for activities where stealth is key (hunting, fishing, nature watching…), the TACTIKKA +RGB headlamp offers a powerful 250 lumens of lighting. It features a very long burn time and great lighting versatility: proximity lighting or focused lighting for movement. TACTIKKA +RGB also has red, green, or blue lighting to preserve night vision and ensure stealth. TACTIKKA +RGB is a HYBRID headlamp that is also compatible with the CORE rechargeable battery.
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Knowing about wild edibles will be of vital importance.
I would NOT use totally useless iodized salt (as explained in the book ‘The Iodine Crisis’ by Lynne Farrow), but I would certainly take iodine.
‘You Don’t Know The Definition Of Brilliant Until You’ve Seen A Child Whose Been Born With Iodine’
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Is A Ferro Rod Worth Having? (Spoiler alert: It’s an absolute MUST-HAVE!!! …several of them, just like you need backup knives.)
And make sure you watch his usnea/spruce method!
The 12,000 strike fire starter will last you a long time.
It is also a great barter item.
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Emergency DIY Water Distillation for Survival Bug-Out Bag
Water Distillation for Bushcraft and Survival
Some of the used materials will not be good for your health, but in an emergency/survival situation you will still be able to make ‘safe’ drinking water…
DIY Portable Distiller – How to make seawater drinkable
Survival Camping: #1 Turn Seawater into Fresh Water with Trash
More useful survival gear…
Looking for a camper’s best friend? While small & compact, this feisty chunk of Japanese craftsmanship won’t let you down when it comes to clearing trails or cutting small timber or firewood.
Part hatchet & part machete, the NATA exudes everything you would expect from a premium chopper. The two part rubber handle absorbs impact & reduces stress to the user.