Emergency Weather Radio: Champ Survival Skybox

Once upon a time I had purchased an  and I wasn’t very impressed for the $50 I spent. Sure it had all the bells and whistles but there was something about it that I didn’t like… perhaps the hand crank, I don’t know. Seems I got rid of it –probably gave it to somebody–and

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Champ Survival Sidekick 8-in-1 Multitool: Flashlight, Glass Breaker, Seatbelt Cutter, Device Charging

This  is marketed as a survival multi-tool, in particular, for your vehicle because of the tools included. According to the Amazon description:

  • “Includes flashlight, glass breaker, seatbelt cutter, distress light, magnetic base, USB connection, hand crank charging and compass included.
  • USB to micro cable.
  • Comes with convenient user guide.
  • Can charge most mobile devices. Phone and charging cables not included.
  • Compatible with iPhone iPod and works with Android Phones.”

The Champ Survival Sidekick: Flashlight and Distress Light

First and foremost this is a flashlight. It features 3 LED bulbs and for a flashlight that doesn’t run on alkaline batteries (there’s an internal

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The WeatherFlow Wind Meter: The Nifty Device You Didn’t Know You Needed!

[Editor’s Note: This is a review done by one of reThinkSurvival.com’s fans, Douglas. I do appreciate his review of this product greatly and hope it helps you.]

What they say:

WeatherFlow is proud to announce the WeatherFlow Wind Meter &#8211

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Satechi LightMate Emergency LED Flash Light: 220 Lumens, Integrated Glass Breaker, Charge USB Devices

Let me start off by saying that I’m really beginning to like multi-purpose flashlights like the . At a cost of $30 shipped it’s almost a steal!

Satechi Lightmate Specs from Amazon:

  • High-brightness, portable LED light – safe, long lasting, and highly visible
  • Safe and efficient mobile power – USB charging port with cable included
  • Long-distance flash light – 5 different lighting modes: bright, medium, dim, SOS, and strobe
  • High-strength alloy steel emergency glassbreaker
  • Waterproof and durable – can withstand inclement weather, accidental submersion, or spills

My thoughts on theSatechi Lightmate:

To be sure, the most important aspect of any flashlight is that the light be useful enough to see what you’re doing when you need it

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Blackfire Clamplight Waterproof LED Light: 170 Lumens, 360 Degree Swivel

A few weeks back I received this Blacklight Clamplight to review. As I’ve never owned a quality clamping light before (I have owned poorly made ones) I said “sure” and have begun to really like it!

Though I still prefer a <a title="Review of Energizer 7 LED Trailfinder Headlight

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D.Light LED Solar Rechargeable S20 Area Lantern Review: Great Buy for <$20!

During out last camping trip I finally had a good change to use this d.light S20 lantern I’d purchased a while back. I was excited about it since the lantern was less than $20 shipped and promised good things. 🙂 Here’s my take on the lantern…

Battery Life

The website’s

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