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How To Use Bow-Drill To Start A Lifesaving Fire

There have been plenty of stories where people get stranded in the middle of nowhere and go to insane lengths to survive. Since the...
Water Bottle Fire

Water Bottles Left In Car Could Start Fires

Medical professionals always advise us to hydrate on hot days by drinking plenty of water. But fire officials are offering up a different warning...
Making Fire

The Devil Is In The Details

For me, making fire is one of the most important survival skills a person can possess. Along with warmth, it can be used...
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Lost Prevention – Shadow Stick Method Of Determining Direction

In an emergency or survival scenario knowing a few improvised methods of direction finding can save your life. Pick up nearly any survival manual...
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How To Use Your Watch As A Compass

The sun is essential to survival, and not just because its presence keeps the Earth from turning into a frozen wasteland. Brief interruptions of...
Reloading Ammo

Beginners Guide To Reloading, Part 1: Required Equipment

Welcome to our first post on the basics of reloading. The good people at LYMAN have teamed up with TFB to help create a...
Survival Signalling

The Art Of Getting Found: Emergency Communication Techniques

Signaling is an activity that we do in our everyday lives and is something that most of us take for granted. Whether it be...
Fishing Spoon Lure

Make A Fishing Lure From A Kitchen Spoon

I started making fishing lures many years ago after balking at the price to replace those lost when fishing around rocks, trees and snags. One...
Watch Compass

11 Easiest Ways To Navigate Without A Compass That Actually Works!

There’s no perfect substitute for a compass, a map, or a GPS, but maybe someday you will be facing a situation where you will...
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How To Read A Compass

Image Source Understanding how to read a compass properly is a vital outdoor skill. Using a compass is a fundamental way to help you determine...