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Leon reviews and describes good survival food cooking gear and camp cooking implements for outdoor recreationalists and emergency situations after a natural disaster.

Recently, I posted a video showing how to make a biomass stove out of four concrete blocks. The completed stove was intended to be an emergency item for boiling water that anyone coud make. It worked really well - here is is how to improve on that design for more efficiency.

Build a better, improved concrete block rocket stove from recycled or salvaged materials

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In the aftermath of a disaster, such as a tornado,purifying drinking water may be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. Here’s how to make an effective stove out of salvaged materials.

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Video and Review: Camp Chef Explorer Double Burner Propane stove

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I like gear that works. Among the preparedness products I wouldn’t be without is a Camp Chef Double Burner. It can’t be beat for preparedness and/or camping

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Review: I love my Camp Chef Double Burner Propane Stove

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I don’t rep for Camp Chef, or advertise for the company on this site. I won’t help sell equipment I wouldn’t use myself. But readers ask for gear recommendations, with specific requirements in mind. This stove is a good, solid piece of off grid cooking gear. When I bought my Camp Chef double burner propane stove nearly 20 years ago,…

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Review: Camp Chef Remote Meat Thermometer

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If you are cooking for a large group outside, using multiple ovens, it would be very convenient to have the meat monitored by the remote thermometer. It would eliminate the need to open lids to check on cooking progress.

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Gear Review: Wondermill Wonder Junior Grainmill

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Does a grainmill have a place in a survival kit? Would it be useful in a long term survival situation? I believe it does, and here is why.

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Gear Review: Camp Chef Double Burner Propane Stove

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Every piece of my hunting equipment had to earn its place. Gear that didn’t meet expectations never made a second trip!
So when I went shopping for a hunting camp stove replacement , it was with specific requirements and expectations.

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