Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - camping http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Aug 2015 15:37:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tarpaulin-and-Paracord-Hammock/
Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LRIT/HNM4CNDD/FJOLRITHNM4CNDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LRIT/HNM4CNDD/FJOLRITHNM4CNDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LRIT/HNM4CNDD/FJOLRITHNM4CNDD.SMALL.jpg monky535 There are many hammock instructables of varying complexities this is a very simple method. This is not necessarily better than any others but I find it is often a good idea to have multiple ways of doing the same thing so I thought I would share my way of making a hammock on instructables. This met...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:37:19 PDT
Water Filter : Tuna Can Cartridge System http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Filter-Tuna-Can-Cartridge-System/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:52:31 PDT
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-preparedness-Medical-kit/
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/0RYZ/IC8X3PGQ/F080RYZIC8X3PGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/0RYZ/IC8X3PGQ/F080RYZIC8X3PGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/0RYZ/IC8X3PGQ/F080RYZIC8X3PGQ.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Disclaimer: I am not a doctor an E.M.T. nor a first responder. I am quite simply a guy who cares bout his well being and the well being of his family enough to have taken the time to bone up on the basics and put together kit enough to handle most of the minor scuffs, scrapes and general maladies th...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:29:21 PDT
Trader Joe's MRE http://www.instructables.com/id/Trader-Joes-MRE/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:12:27 PDT
Solar Skillet http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Skillet/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:34:09 PDT
Survive in style (1) - softboiled eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-boil-eggs-with-birch-bark/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:29:25 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Water Procurement/Purification) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Water-ProcurementPurificatio/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 09:22:16 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Ration-Pack/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:11:18 PDT
Duct Tape Satchel http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Satchel/
Duct Tape Satchel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/5VND/I9IBOW71/F4I5VNDI9IBOW71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/5VND/I9IBOW71/F4I5VNDI9IBOW71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/5VND/I9IBOW71/F4I5VNDI9IBOW71.SMALL.jpg TheToxicDiver Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen, in my first ible, I shall show you how to create a duct tape satchel.Materials:1 Roll of Duct Tape (I recommend Nashua brand)ScissorsNice large table or floor to work on-Side note: I would recommend looking at all steps, because these steps are rather short. Step 1: ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 14:01:13 PDT
Survival Series 1.02 - FAK Retrieval Practice http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Series-102-FAK-Retrieval-Practice/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:28:33 PDT
Family Survival and Preparedness http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Survival-and-Preparedness/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:56:20 PDT
Paracord Bracelet with Survival Kit: Design your on emergency Bug Out Bracelet outfitted with a first aid kit, fire starter, fishing supplies, tools, compass, knife, and more. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-with-Survival-Kit-Design-your-on/
Paracord Bracelet with Survival Kit: Design your on emergency Bug Out Bracelet outfitted with a first aid kit, fire starter, fishing supplies, tools, compass, knife, and more. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/Q9Z5/I6RSGDQF/FS1Q9Z5I6RSGDQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/Q9Z5/I6RSGDQF/FS1Q9Z5I6RSGDQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/Q9Z5/I6RSGDQF/FS1Q9Z5I6RSGDQF.SMALL.jpg wpage1 A survival kit bracelet is a wearable band of Paracord (550lb) with your custom choice of survival gear weaved into or attached to the band. Wear it on your wrist/ankle or custom make them to add to a Bug-out-bag or keychain.Why a Survival Bracelet? Let's face it a Bug Out Bag or even an Altoids Sur...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:25:08 PDT
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bug-Out-Bag-BOB-or-Long-Term-Surviva/
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SMALL.jpg AngryJosh99 Introduction In this instructable I will help you make your own personal Bug Out Bag or Bob for short. First off I should tell you what a bob is. A bob is a bag you put together so if an emergency happens you can get out of your house or car fast and get to a safe area. Or a bob can be used in...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:27 PDT
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hudsons-Bay-Survival-Pack/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:10:13 PDT
Altoid Survival kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Survival-kit-1/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:40:37 PDT
Personalized Day/Bug Out/I.N.C.H. Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-DayBug-OutINCH-Bag/
Personalized Day/Bug Out/I.N.C.H. Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/DLV7/I6MC1V79/FO7DLV7I6MC1V79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/DLV7/I6MC1V79/FO7DLV7I6MC1V79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/DLV7/I6MC1V79/FO7DLV7I6MC1V79.SMALL.jpg Skwurlito There are many reasons to make one of the listed bags. Preparation for a camping trip or a situation that requires evacuation should be prepared for. Please note that the I.N.C.H. bag is an absolute last resort. As in enemies of the nation are invading. There are thousands of guides for these bags b...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:16:55 PST
$5 Reusable Zippo Handwarmer http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Reusable-Zippo-Handwarmer/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:02:33 PST
Fire Tubes - Original and New Compartment Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tubes-Original-and-New-Compartment-Design/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:49:35 PST
By Bread Alone http://www.instructables.com/id/By-Bread-Alone/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:57:32 PST
Emergency Pet Evacuation Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Pet-Evacuation-Pack/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:21:50 PST
Homemade "mre" http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-mre/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:10:52 PST
Low Carry Attachment for Mora Knives (On a Budget) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Carry-Attachment-for-Mora-Knives-On-a-Budget/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:00:12 PST
Fish, Haul & Play Net Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Haul-Play-Net-Bag/
Fish, Haul & Play Net Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/DGLP/I504S3DD/F1MDGLPI504S3DD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/DGLP/I504S3DD/F1MDGLPI504S3DD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/DGLP/I504S3DD/F1MDGLPI504S3DD.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart Paracord is an extremely versatile tool. I like to use it to make useful things like this multipurpose mesh net/bag. You can use it to catch fish in a shallow stream to feed yourself. You can protect your food and yourself by using it as a bear bag while camping. You can use it as a hobo bag for w...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:40:17 PST
Paracord Survival Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Survival-Bow/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 19:19:37 PST
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-trials-and-tribulations-of-a-beginner-backpack/
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SMALL.jpg mrthom ** This is my FIRST EVER Instructable! Many people keep asking me to write up about backpacking and what I use, so here we go! It's not finished yet, but I'm working on it! All constructive feedback is more the welcome... in fact, its encouraged! :) **In this Instructable I shall try to give a run d...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:11:53 PST
Kydex AR15 Pistol Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Kydex-AR15-Pistol-Holster/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 10:34:12 PST
MacGyver Coffee http://www.instructables.com/id/MacGyver-Coffee/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:00:37 PDT
Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
Pocket Sized Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/1W4D/I0NOM98I/FNS1W4DI0NOM98I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/1W4D/I0NOM98I/FNS1W4DI0NOM98I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/1W4D/I0NOM98I/FNS1W4DI0NOM98I.SMALL.jpg MaxM2 It sounds like magic, but it's just electrochemistry. All you need is a pencil, some titanium wire, and a battery to start purifying water. The voltage between the graphite and the titanium converts H2O and a little table salt (NaCl) into NaClO, sodium hypochlorite, also known as bleach. Run the rea...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
Plant Fiber Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Fiber-Cordage/
Plant Fiber Cordage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SMALL.jpg bmrtin I will show you how to make cordage from almost anything that can withstand twisting in case you ever find your self with out cordage and no store in sight. This could be used with other projects because the cordage here has a nice handmade look to it. The process is surprising easy so lets get st...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:40:08 PDT
Make Your Own Mountain House Meals For Under Fifty Cents A Serving http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Mountain-House-Meals-For-Under-Fifty/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:57:08 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
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By: More Cowbell

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/10-LED-Flaslight-into-an-Emergency-or-Camping-Phon/
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/PTVD/I0R15Y7R/FKFPTVDI0R15Y7R.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell September is national preparedness month. You can learn more at Ready.Gov.Communications are a key part of any emergency plan. I'm going to show you how to convert a $10 LED flashlight into an emergency USB charger. The concept is simple and the process is easy using standard DIY tools and cheap ...
By: More Cowbell

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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:16 PDT
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Aluminum-Can-Stove/
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By: Von Malegowski

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:42:56 PDT
Super Easy First Aid/Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-First-AidSurvival-Kit/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:07:46 PDT
Cooking hole #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-hole-1/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:33:11 PDT
Survival Snare Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Snare-Trap/
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By: spartan.hargreaves

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:44:53 PDT
U.K Bug out Bag - 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/UK-Bug-out-Bag-10/
U.K Bug out Bag - 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/JTVP/HZDYH6V1/FKXJTVPHZDYH6V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/JTVP/HZDYH6V1/FKXJTVPHZDYH6V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/JTVP/HZDYH6V1/FKXJTVPHZDYH6V1.SMALL.jpg spartan.hargreaves No I am not some nut job who stands in the town on a weekend proclaiming the end is coming... But with a society dependent on energy & open to terrorism, in a world of nuclear, chemical, biological & mother nature the possibility of disaster is high, again i am not saying the end of the world, ma...
By: spartan.hargreaves

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:11:24 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
ULTIMATE Survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTIMATE-Survival-kit-1/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:26:11 PDT
Quick-Release Hatchet Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Hatchet-Holster/
Quick-Release Hatchet Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IDRV/HYOXX5KY/F14IDRVHYOXX5KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IDRV/HYOXX5KY/F14IDRVHYOXX5KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IDRV/HYOXX5KY/F14IDRVHYOXX5KY.SMALL.jpg Cmdr. Vik PREFACE:Do you like the great outdoors; do you believe a hatchet is a necessary tool when venturing into them? Well my friend(s), if yes is your answer do I have another Instructable for you! This Instructable is the answer to a problem I recurrently noticed after I made my 'Quick-Release Axe Holste...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:37:19 PDT
Quick-Release Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Axe-Holster/
Quick-Release Axe Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SMALL.jpg Cmdr. Vik PREFACE: Do you like the great outdoors; do you believe an axe is a necessary tool when venturing into them? Well my friend(s), if yes is your answer do I have an Instructable for you!This Instructable is the answer to a problem I recurrently noticed when I started portaging with a group of friends ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:19 PDT
how to safely withdraw tarantulas http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-safely-withdraw-tarantulas/
how to safely withdraw tarantulas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/KGM4/HXIKCGO6/F4OKGM4HXIKCGO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/KGM4/HXIKCGO6/F4OKGM4HXIKCGO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/KGM4/HXIKCGO6/F4OKGM4HXIKCGO6.SMALL.jpg ualbuquerque It is a simple but effective trick to pull tarantulas safely, you will need only a bag, simply foldhis mouth, move closer to the tarantula and a fast moving cover a tarantula with feixeo bag and open it in a place away your home or camp (in case you're camping). This eliminates the nescessidade to...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:04:24 PDT
Waterproof Your Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Your-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:15:32 PDT
DIY Backpacking Wood Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backpacking-Wood-Stove/
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By: Backtothebush

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:31:17 PDT
How To Make An Ikea Wood Burning Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Ikea-Wood-Burning-Hobo-Stove/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 20:04:05 PDT
Tin Can Cook Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Cook-Stove/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 20:14:40 PDT
$60 Backpack water filter for $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/60-Backpack-water-filter-for-20/
$60 Backpack water filter for $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/90LE/HVPEM4H0/FFM90LEHVPEM4H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/90LE/HVPEM4H0/FFM90LEHVPEM4H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/90LE/HVPEM4H0/FFM90LEHVPEM4H0.SMALL.jpg egato Lifestraw water filter $20 Cut off cap from intake end Drill 1/4" hole in intake cap Grab one gallon freezer bag and cut off one corner, just smaller than the diameter of the straw Place cap inside bag. Snap securely back on to straw Fill your bag with water and apply gentle pressu...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 16:38:19 PDT
Survival Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bag/
Survival Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/4TXW/HV9HRELP/FZ24TXWHV9HRELP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/4TXW/HV9HRELP/FZ24TXWHV9HRELP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/4TXW/HV9HRELP/FZ24TXWHV9HRELP.SMALL.jpg eja123 Here is a go bag or survival bag that I have put together over the past year. It is ever evolving, but I have tried to be very mindful when choosing items so they can have the most impact and multiple uses. I normally throw it in the car when we are headed out of town and also when it is time to cam...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:06:16 PDT
The Perfect Hike: Follow the Way of the Backpacker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Hike-Follow-the-Way-of-the-Backpacker/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 03:52:29 PDT
Split Stick Deadfall Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Stick-Deadfall-Trap/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:15:03 PDT