Why You Fail At Bow Drill Friction Fire – Will Birch Bark Light When Wet – Is A Ferro Rod Worth Having? – (Videos)

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How To Hand Drill : The Easy Way!!! (Video)

Advanced Tips For A Successful Bowdrill Fire (Video)

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!

via Amazon.com:

Light My Fire Swedish FireSteel 2.0 Army 12,000 Strike Fire Starter with Emergency Whistle – Black

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 (Video)

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Make YOUR Survival Water Filter, Step-By-Step, Portable Emergency Water Filter DIY — Ray Mears’ Survival Water Filter — How To Make A Bamboo Waterfilter (Charcoal) — (Videos)

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Emergency DIY Water Distillation for Survival Bug-Out Bag

Water Distillation for Bushcraft and Survival

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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

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The Silky Ono & The Silky Nata “Hachete” – Videos: Silky Ono Vs Fiskars X5 – An Essential Woodsmans Tool: The Silky Nata – Silky Nata: The Perfect Chopper

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My Go-To Folding Saw For The Wilderness – What’s My Favorite Saw For The Outdoors? (Survival Russia Video)

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More useful survival gear…

Silky Ono

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.

@Amazon.com:

Silky ONO 568-12

Silky Professional Series 568-10 ONO Chopper, 120mm

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Nata “Hachete”

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.

Silky Professional Series 555-24 NATA Double Edge Hatchet, 240mm

Silky NATA Hatchet 240mm Single Edge

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SHTF Fishing: The YoYo Automatic Fishing Reels (Video)

Here is some very useful survival gear,…

…especially for your BOB or INCH bag @Amazon.com:

3 Mechanical Fisher’s Yo Yo Fishing Reels –Package of 3 Reels– Yoyo Fish Trap -(FLAT TRIGGER MODEL)

– Mechanical Fisher’s Yo Yo Fishing Reels –Package of 4 Reels– Yoyo Fish Trap -(FLAT TRIGGER MODEL)

6 Mechanical Fisher’s Yo Yo Fishing Reels –Package of 1/2 Dozen– Yoyo Fish Trap -(FLAT TRIGGER MODEL)

 

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Make YOUR Survival Water Filter, Step-By-Step, Portable Emergency Water Filter DIY — Ray Mears’ Survival Water Filter — How To Make A Bamboo Waterfilter (Charcoal) — (Videos)

It’s certainly a good to know how to make a survival water filter, BUT…

…ALWAYS additionally boil or filter that water!!!

Use a water filter to make sure all harmful bacteria & protozoa are removed…

I have NO personal experience with the MSR. The Katadyn and the Sawyer are great.

MSR Guardian Military-Grade Water Purifier Pump for Backcountry, Global Travel, and Emergency Preparedness:

  • Military-grade water purifier pump removes viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and particulate from contaminated water sources virtually anywhere on earth
  • Meets NSF protocol P248 testing standard of the U.S. military, using medical-grade fibers to provide protection from the tiniest waterborne threats
  • Pumps at a rapid 2.5 liters per minute, treats up to 10,000 liters of water, and withstands freezing, drops, heavy use, and harsh environments
  • Pump self-cleans on every stroke, providing consistently fast flow rates with zero hassle—no backflushing or filter-scrubbing ever required
  • Ideal for backcountry, expeditions, global travel, and survival; purifier pump measures 8.2 x 4.7 inches and weighs 17.3 ounces; made in the USA

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Katadyn Water Microfiltration – For Backpacking, hiking, camping, or emergency water purification, Purify up to 13,000 gallons

Best selling emergency preparedness water filter

Made of the highest quality construction, this robust water filter is ideal for long lasting continuous use, even under extreme circumstances. The filter’s silver impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa, using a Micro Filtration method. Up to 1 quart (1 liter)/minute Cartridge Capacity, up to 13,000 gallons (50,000 liters), depending on water quality. This pocket water filter is a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts, international travelers, and the U.S. Military.

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At least one sawyer filter should go into every BOB or INCH bag:

Sawyer Products SP103 Mini Water Filtration System, Single, Orange

A water filter is an absolute must-have to survive the coming collapse!

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