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Assorted Video Reviews: Packs, Knives, and Water Bladders

Here’s an assortment of recent YT reviews that you might enjoy. They include reviews of the 5.11 Tactical Series Covert 18 Conceal Carry Backpack, CamelBak Hydrolink Tactical Pump, Ontario Utilitac II, and 5.11 PUSH Pack.…

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LifeStraw Review and Giveaway! (by AreWeCrazyOrWhat?)

I recently got turned on to this blog (AreWeCrazyOrWhat.net) and I like what I see. This week she’s doing a review of the LifeStraw water filter, explaining all the in’s and out’s and is even throwing in a giveaway for the next handful of days. You can enter via Facebook or for those who refuse …

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Contest Post: Mil-Tec Flecktarn 50L Pack Review by T.R., EAL

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Today I want to talk a little bit about a very handy piece of equipment that I have used on a daily basis for over a year and a half now. It’s the Mil-Tec 50 Liter backpack. I had, and I guess still have, a German Flecktarn camo pattern obsession. I used to travel quite …

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Reviews of Seychelle Water Filtration and Live Fire Fire Starter by DesertSurvivalist (videos)

Sadly, I didn’t have time to write my own review this week, so DesertSurvivalist is going to fill in without even knowing it. He recently reviewed the Seychelle Water Filtration water bottle as well as the Live Fire fire starter (can only seem to be purchased at NorCalSurvival.com), both critical areas of outdoors preps. The …

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A Look Back at Several Past Reviews (were they worthwhile purchases?)

I thought I would do something a bit different today and look back at some of the previous reviews I’ve done now that I’ve had some more experience and exposure to these products and let you know whether they’re still worthwhile purchases or not (links point back to the original reviews)……

Whistler 800 watt inverter

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Review of Whistler 800 Watt Power Inverter

This inverter is one that Steven Harris of Solar1234.com recommends as being a viable option for powering a refrigerator if the power goes out. And, to be honest, that’s the sole reason why I choose to purchase it as I have no other major appliance that I feel MUST be powered during a grid-down situation. …

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PurifiCup Water Filter Review and Giveaway (by CommonSenseHome.com)

One of these days I’ll start really reviewing my own gear and supplies again, but for now check out this PurifiCup Water Filter Review and Giveaway. The review discusses what it is, how it works, answers a few questions, and provides you an opportunity to win one free. Of course, you can just opt to …

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Review of PowerPot V (by INCH Survival)

Considering that it’s camping season again, you might be interested in one of an assortment of camping stoves that generate small amounts of power to charge devices like phones such as this PowerPot V Review by INCH Survival (also includes pictures and brief video overview). I’ve been contemplating something like this for a little while …

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Review of SafeGuard Stealth Concealable Brand Vest Body Armor

I’ve been wanting to purchase body armor for a long time now. But, to be honest, I don’t know a darn thing about it and I’ve always felt like it was way too expensive for somebody like me to buy it… boy was I wrong! Anyway, I spent some time reading the info about body …

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Review of Rite in the Rain All Weather Journal (by Equip 2 Endure)

I didn’t have time to do a review this week but I thought this review of the Rite in the Rain All Weather Journal by Equip 2 Endure was a good one to consider. I keep a Rite in the Rain journal for our bug out bags and think it’s a good product. FYI, it’s …

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