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SunJack Solar Charger and CampLight: Perfect Camping and Bug Out Power and Lighting Solution!

I was sent this SunJack Solar Charger not long ago for review along with the SunJack CampLight (sold separately). Since then I had the opportunity to test out the SunJack Solar Charger (and CampLight) a bit since then I can say that I’m quite impressed. Granted, I’ve never owned a portable solar panel like this one so this […]

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The Survival Medicine Handbook 2nd Edition, Revised, Expanded… and Awesome!

To be clear, I’m a HUGE fan of the Alton’s. Joe and Amy have done a wonderful service to the prepping community over the years and I can’t say enough good things about anything and everything they’ve ever done. Really! They know their stuff and it certainly shows with their revised an expanded edition of the […]

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Champ Bodyguard Battery: Power Bank, Flashlight, Siren

It seems that small portable power banks are all the rage these days and to an extent they should be. After all, they can be used to recharge one of your most useful assets during an emergency: the cell phone. Now, I know there are people who say you shouldn’t rely on a cell phone and […]

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The Practical Preppers Book: Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness

If you know who Practical Preppers are then you’ll want to pay attention. If you don’t know who they are, Practical Preppers are two well-known YouTube personalities, Scott Hunt (aka. Engineer775) and David Kobler (aka., SouthernPrepper1), who are two wonderful people you should be paying attention to in the preparedness community. Practical Preppers Books Recently, […]

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Emergency Weather Radio: Champ Survival Skybox

Once upon a time I had purchased an Eton Emergency Weather Radio 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 […]

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

This Champ Survival Sidekick 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 […]

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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 – it’s an anemometer that fits in your pocket. It’s the first hardware product we have created for […]

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Blackfire Clamplight Emergency 100-Lumen LED Flashlight

Last week I reviewed the Blackfire Clamplight Waterproof flashlight which I liked an awful lot. If you’re looking for a quality clamping light, that’s the one to get. This week I got to review the Blackfire Clamplight Emergency 100-Lumen LED Flashlight which you might call the “little brother” flashlight. Because I had such a good […]

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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 quality headlamp for survival situations such as a bug out, these clamp lights are nice […]

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Gear Reviews Lighting / Communications

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 info states that the S20 can be […]