Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - camping http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 22:07:10 PST BLOX v1.01 My 48h Bushcraft / Bivouac Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/My-48h-Bushcraft-Bivouac-Backpack/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:48:56 PST
Zip Tie Hack Copenhagen Solar Cooker Replace Lace http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Hack-Copenhagen-Solar-Cooker-Replace-Lace/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:36:34 PST
Gun Cleaning Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Cleaning-Station/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:38:04 PST
Survival Essentials: Fire V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Essentials-Fire-V2/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:20:46 PST
Survival Essentials: Fire V2+ http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Essentials-Fire-V2-1/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 08:13:26 PST
How to Dress for Cold Weather http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dress-for-Cold-Weather/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:46:01 PST
Recycled Toolbox Wood Stove For Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Toolbox-Wood-Stove-for-Under-20/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 20:26:16 PST
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
Urban EDC V2.0: This time it's personal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-EDC-V20-This-Time-Its-Personal/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:59:14 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
Super Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Waterproof-Matches/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:54:27 PDT
LIfe Gear aerial signal mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LIfe-Gear-aerial-signal-mod/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:25:26 PDT
Survival Straws How To: http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Straws-How-To/
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:44:43 PDT
Cheap EDC Fire Kit for Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-EDC-Fire-Kit-for-Survival/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:22:18 PDT
My daily survival kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-daily-survival-kit/
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 04:33:18 PDT
shopping bag bivvi http://www.instructables.com/id/shopping-bag-bivvi/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 04:39:15 PDT
Comprehensive Pocket Survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Survival-kit-1/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 11:48:23 PDT
How to build the best survival bag. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-best-survival-bag/
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 18:38:09 PDT
El Carroñero: The Scavenged Survival Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Carroñero-The-Scavenged-Survival-Blade/
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 12:37:02 PDT
Compact Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 13:26:37 PDT
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Pouches-Almost-Free/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:27:43 PDT
Primitive Torsion Spring Foot Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-Torsion-Spring-Foot-Snare/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20:17:32 PDT
How to Make a Fire with Wet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-with-Wet-Wood/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:33:34 PDT
ultimate Survival DIY kit guide http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-Survival-DIY-kit-guide/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:56:30 PDT
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-pack-Urban-edition-50-shades-of-grey/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:08:16 PDT
Survival Hiking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Hiking-Stick/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:19:56 PDT
Easy water filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-water-filter/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:02:15 PDT
Emergency car kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-car-kit/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:43:53 PDT
Trader Joe's MRE #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Trader-Joes-MRE-2/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:57:02 PDT
How to Make a Plastic Bottle Cap Container http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Plastic-Bottle-Cap-Container/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 20:04:44 PDT
The Mighty Sample Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mighty-Sample-Tube/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 10:14:36 PDT
Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tarpaulin-and-Paracord-Hammock/
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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 *Photos updated 9/5/15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-preparedness-Medical-kit/
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit *Photos updated 9/5/15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/9CQI/IGTY82GG/F6P9CQIIGTY82GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/9CQI/IGTY82GG/F6P9CQIIGTY82GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/9CQI/IGTY82GG/F6P9CQIIGTY82GG.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 about 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 ...
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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/
Survive in style (1) - softboiled eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FCC/54RT/IANRLDLD/FCC54RTIANRLDLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FCC/54RT/IANRLDLD/FCC54RTIANRLDLD.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FCC/54RT/IANRLDLD/FCC54RTIANRLDLD.SMALL.jpg bricobart A while ago I fell over a video on the net, about a man who managed to boil water. Said like that there's nothing to panic about, but it was the container itself that took all my attention. It was a bowl, made of birch bark.True, birch bark bowls are as old as the day aliens came to earth to drop ...
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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/
Disaster Preparedness (Water Procurement/Purification) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/N17H/IA590HTI/FRHN17HIA590HTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/N17H/IA590HTI/FRHN17HIA590HTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/N17H/IA590HTI/FRHN17HIA590HTI.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Water.... If you believe in the concept that we all originated from the primordial soup of some prehistoric earth then it's probably not a stretch to imagine our bodies are comprised primarily of water. Water isn't only necessary when it comes to wetting your whistle. It's also a requirement for bas...
By: 4WantofaNail

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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/
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Food, it's what's for dinner! Breakfast and lunch as well but you catch my meaning. In a true "survival" situation the experts all agree that in most instances food should be considered a non-issue. The human body can subsist for three months by essentially eating itself in a process called Autophag...
By: 4WantofaNail

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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:11:18 PDT
Disaster Preparedness Kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Desaster-Preparedness-Kit/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:26:17 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/
$5 Reusable Zippo Handwarmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/0AZY/I6H7EQA4/FFK0AZYI6H7EQA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/0AZY/I6H7EQA4/FFK0AZYI6H7EQA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/0AZY/I6H7EQA4/FFK0AZYI6H7EQA4.SMALL.jpg imthemaker In these cold winter months many of us suffer through the brutality of the low temperatures. Most of us have experienced a craving for the warmth of a summer beach in Mid-February. Well here is a solution for those frosty days when you're walking around, skiing, camping, fishing, surviving a zombie ...
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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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By: Not-Dead Undead

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:49:35 PST