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What Do You Get The Last Guy On Earth For His Birthday? Mojo Load-Out Bag with Backpack Straps. Camping and Survival - Knife Center.com. Altoids Survival Kit. A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods. The author's bushcraft camping outfit.

A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods

See below for numbered version and listing. Photo: Paul Kirtley. Whether you are camping in the woods for a weekend or staying out for weeks, this bushcraft camping outfit is a good base model. It forms my standard bushcraft camping kit-list. The Top 100 Items to Disappear First. By Mr.

The Top 100 Items to Disappear First

Smashy Survival Cache You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.” Even if you don’t need more than 2 (you should always have 2 of everything) each item on this list will be great for bartering. This list was discussed and chosen by the members of SurvivalistBoards.com. No Particular Order. Arming Yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse: How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.

As a Survival and Preparedness instructor, I take my line of work very seriously–sometimes too seriously. Occasionally, though, I like to take on survival projects that are just downright fun. This article highlights one of those projects. I’m fortunate in that I’ve been able to turn my passion into my profession–this being the study of Survival and Preparedness. I’ve always enjoyed building survival kits of all shapes and sizes. Swiss Army Axes. If you want to drop a grand, you can get a Swiss Army Knife with 85 different tools.

Swiss Army Axes

Of those 85 tools though, there are zero axes. This is probably due to the fact that it would take you up to a week to chop firewood with such a tiny axe and before you finish you’d die of hypothermia. These Swiss Army Axes are a far better option. LightCap 300 Solar-Powered Lantern/Bottle. Making a product that combines a lantern with a water bottle is right up there on the list of bizarre pairings wtih a Ferrari pulling a U-haul.

LightCap 300 Solar-Powered Lantern/Bottle

That being said, it’s fairly genius. The lid, which houses white LED lights, is perfect for camping… lighting you’re path the toilet/bushes witha spotlight, or perfect for illuminating the general area with a evenly dispersed light. Recharges as it sits in the sun; fret not about batteries. On top of this, or perhaps more accurately, below this, is the water bottle container. Wide mouth, cleans up easily, and can double as a watertight container for valuables. Kickstarter: Backcountry Boiler. The Backcountry Boiler just recently stepped on the Kickstarter scene, but the project has been a labor of love for Devin Montgomery for quite some time.

Kickstarter: Backcountry Boiler

In fact, check out his blog theboilerwerks and you can follow his development process from start to finish. The central concept behind the device was to develop a sensible and eco-friendly way to create hot meals and drinks while outdoors. Unlike WhisperLItes and other fossil-fuel dependent heat sources, the Backcountry Boiler can efficiently burn virtually anything flammable like paper, pine cones, or sticks. It’s also fast and capable of boiling two cups of water in under 5 minutes using only a handful or 1.5oz of fuel. Don’t worry about foul weather either, since the protected combustion chamber dries wet fuel quickly and even channels the wind to fuel the flames.

Swedish Firesteel Army Model. In the world of man, names are very important.

Swedish Firesteel Army Model

McClane. Rambo. Matrix. Firesteel. GATLING GUN KIT CNC MACHINED ALUMINUM FOR RUGER® 10/22® RIFLES. Every gun enthusiast that's seen a gatling gun in a western movie has wanted to get behind the gun, crank it hard and watch it spit lead!

GATLING GUN KIT CNC MACHINED ALUMINUM FOR RUGER® 10/22® RIFLES

Our Gatling Gun Kit uses your 2 Ruger 10/22 rifles (not included) and will give you a good feel for what a real gatling gun would feel like at a price that you'll like. The kit is precison CNC machined from billet aluminum, including the frame and the receiver covers - No Cheap Plastic parts here! The tripod is also precison CNC machined from aluminim for a solid shooting platform. EDC - Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via...

Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via theprepared: Chapped lipsIn extreme cold weather, you can rub it on the exposed parts of your face.

EDC - Lip Balm Applications in Survival Situations via...

The thin layer helps prevent heat loss by limiting radiation and air convection.Lubrication for your fire bow drill, etc.It is a great firestarter! It works just like petroleum jelly. You can rub it on a piece of cloth, lint from your pocket, a cotton ball, gauze pad from your first aid kit, or even on natural tender. MSR Pocket Rocket Stove: Sports & Outdoors. Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Kit. Bear Grylls The Ultimate Knife by Gerber. Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Multi-Tool. Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Parang Machete. Yurt Buildng. Here is a free copy of my book Build your own yurt, written in 1995, It has been used by a great many people who have built their own yurts.

Yurt Buildng

Our designs have progressed enormously since 1995. For a much more comprehensive guide see The Complete Yurt Handbook or see the rest of our website A complete guide to making a Mongolian Ger by P.R. King First edition 1995, Second edition 1997. Water Shelter – Sustainable Shelter Solutions by Robert Nightingale. Water Shelter – Sustainable Shelter Solutions by Robert Nightingale The Water Shelter project responds to the needs of rural populations in developing countries who live in areas of recurring floods, with a geographical focus on the Zambezi basin in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Water Shelter – Sustainable Shelter Solutions by Robert Nightingale

The design provides the user with the necessary tools and information to migrate temporarily and efficiently. Encouraging self sufficiency at each stage of the disaster. The bespoke design addresses four vital needs: shelter, drinking water, product transport and information, whilst reflecting social traditions. The design incorporates local and remote product distribution systems, a water collection system (which harvests and filters rainwater from the shelter canopy) and the Water Roller (which is used to transport the shelter, possessions and water) Whilst also adding creating value for the user on a day to day basis.

Would-be Hoboes: Your Dream House Has Arrived. Treehugger points us to this very clever design for a jacket with pouches in its lining that can be unfurled to reveal a personal tent. As the designer, Justin Gargasz, explains: Individuals feel the need to escape interactions in their environment everyday. Whether it be interactions with excessive technology or other people, this psychological and physical need to get away is where I began my investigation. A physical as well as psychological escape is achieved when the user has the option to efficiently get away from inside of building and come back when ever they choose. Fire Escape Rapunzel System. Posted on January 6, 2011 by saya Wow, the Rapunzel Box, though actually designed for a quick escape during fire, seems just like a new wear for superman and superwoman.

I mean, that’s the coolest way to escape from fire. How to make a Swedish Log Candle. Ultralight Backpacking Checklist: Expert Advice from REI. How to Make a Bug Out Bag.