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Exos Bravo Tactical Assault Backpack Sponsored Review

  Exos Gear recently reached out to me and requested that I review 2 of their bags.  The bag that I will be discussing today is the Bravo Tactical Assault Backpack (Amazon).  This backpack is similar tactical design to the Condor Compact Assault Pack with a few more tweaks and a lower price pack. This request worked out well because ...

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Baofeng UV-5R Review

Baofeng UV 5R

  Having a form of communication during a disaster can determine life or death.  There are stories of people who were in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina that were saved from the floods because they were able to communicate with a HAM license operator.  It’s not easy to jump directly into the amateur radio world especially with all the radios ...

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Columbia Woodburn Hiking Shoe Review

Columbia Woodburn Hiking Shoe

  Having a good pair of hiking boots is of the utmost importance not only for camping but even for survival situations.  The quality of those hiking boots can make or break your experience.  If you are walking for miles you don’t want to be feeling pain in your feet.  You also want to have good grip or traction that ...

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Yalumi Spark Headlamp Review

Yalumi Spark Headlamp

  Yalumi is an optical design company that offers headlamps, safety lights, and lights for runners/bikers.  Yalumi was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in the United States.  In this post I will be reviewing the Yalumi LED Spark Headlamp. Yalumi Spark Headlamp Review Details The Yalumi LED Spark Headlamp is light and compact weighing only 6.4oz.  It is water ...

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Secrid Cardslide Wallet Review

secrid cardslide wallet

  Recently I have been researching about how to remain anonymous, avoiding surveillance and protecting my identity.  During that time I have read how hackers can simply use an electronic reader to gain your personal and payment information without actually swiping your card.  Along with that government agencies such as the NSA can do the same to track your movements. ...

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Schrade SCHF9 Extreme Survival Knife Review

Schrade SCHF9 Extreme Survival Knife Review

  “A well trained person needs only a knife to survive.” – Mors Kochanski.  Learning about survival and just camping in the outdoors I have learned about the importance of having a good knife when you are in the bush.  Having a good knife can make or break your experience.  So as I was shopping for a good survival knife ...

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KeySmart Review

KeySmart

  Wherever you go you will need a key.  Keys are something that we touch everyday of our lives.  They are used to open the doors to our homes, drive to our destinations, and unlock doors of business. It is said that “organization is the key to success.”  It’s no fun scrambling looking for keys when they are a really ...

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Condor 3 Day Assault Pack Review

Condor 3 Day Assault Pack

  Having a good bag can either make or break your experience regardless if it is a survival situation or just simply camping.  It’s not about how good does it look or how big it is but rather does it fit you?  Does it fit the situation?  Is it something that you can wear comfortably?  The Condor 3 Day Assault ...

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SnugPak Jungle Blanket Review

SnugPak Jungle Blanket

  Having a nice bag or blanket to keep you warm is essential for any survival situation or even camping.  Recently as I was searching for a small lightweight bag for my bug out bag I came across the Snugpak Jungle Blanket. Snugpak is an outdoor company with a reputation of selling high quality, lightweight outdoor gear.  They are based ...

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