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Best water shoe review: Merrell Capra

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Here’s a solid shoe designed for the canoeist, kayaker or anyone who does a lot of water activities, and who might need to portage.

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Five tips for setting tarps for emergency shelter

600 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Tarp shelters can make a rainy campout much more bearable. In some emergencies, a tarp might save your life, Here are a few tips for making your tarp shelter more secure.

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Pilot bread

Pilot Bread: Try Alaska’s modern day version of hardtack

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

Hardtack has been an emergency ration since time immemorial. Here’s a look at pilot bread, a modern day version of hardtack widely used in rural Alaska, and why you should consider including it in your survival gear.

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Review | The Bark River Gunny Hunter – Perfection in a practical knife?

600 300 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

After using a Gunny extensively, for a multitude of knife tasks, I find it to be just about perfect. As far as I’m concerned, this knife is a keeper, and should be on your short list for a survival/prepper/hunting knife.

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Flintlock .40 caliber longrifle: My favorite hunting rifle is an oldtimer

600 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

One of my favorite autumn outdoor activities is hunting squirrels in deciduous forests with a flintlock rifle. I’m there for the experience, and here’s how I set that up.

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The Bark River Bushcrafter is a medium size, do-it-all bushcraft knife.

The best bushcraft knife? We review the Bark River Bushcrafter

600 400 Survival Common Sense Blog | Emergency Preparedness

When it comes to bushcraft/survival knives, how much is enough? Here’s an offering from Bark River Knives that might be just what you need.

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