Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:45:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Power a Flashlight With Fewer Batteries in an Emergency http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-a-Flashlight-With-Fewer-Batteries-in-an-Emer/
Power a Flashlight With Fewer Batteries in an Emergency - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/OIYN/HXXHHVYI/FAVOIYNHXXHHVYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/OIYN/HXXHHVYI/FAVOIYNHXXHHVYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/OIYN/HXXHHVYI/FAVOIYNHXXHHVYI.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Don't let the zombie apocalypse or a power outage leave you in the dark. It's easier than you might think to keep your flashlight and other battery-operated devices running even without the proper number of batteries. When you've finished with this instructable feel free to check out my website and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:42:37 PDT
Hammock Bug Net Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bug-Net-Cheap/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:40:08 PDT
KARAMBIT Combat Fish Bone Knife and Bottle Opener (inspired by Mrballeng, Vitizop, & Bartolo) http://www.instructables.com/id/KARAMBIT-Combat-Fish-Bone-Knife-props-to-Mrballen/
KARAMBIT Combat Fish Bone Knife and Bottle Opener (inspired by Mrballeng, Vitizop, & Bartolo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/2638/HET12IT9/F4A2638HET12IT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/2638/HET12IT9/F4A2638HET12IT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/2638/HET12IT9/F4A2638HET12IT9.SMALL.jpg ZaneEricB Looking around I find ALOT of awesome ideas on Instructables....so I decided to marry a couple of my favorite.  I had recently broken a handle off a hedge trimmer and recalled the instructable from  BARTOLO:                           http://www.instructables.com/member/bartolo/ to make a D.A.R.C. -...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:04:54 PDT
Paracord Survival Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Survival-Necklace/
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 16:49:54 PDT
Make your own Teepee http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Teepee/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:24:41 PDT
Vetsport Extreme SIPS Microcamper http://www.instructables.com/id/Vetsport-Extreme-SIPS-Microcamper/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 16:33:06 PDT
Packable Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Packable-Hammock/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 12:02:01 PDT
Making Bamboo Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-70/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:41:56 PDT
A-frame Survival Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-frame-Survival-Shelter/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:52:11 PDT
Gut Hook Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Gut-Hook-Hunting-Knife/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 15:36:59 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
3 Survival Recipes - Easy and useful for your hard travels. http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Survival-Recipes-Easy-and-useful-for-your-hard-t/
3 Survival Recipes - Easy and useful for your hard travels. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6L8A/HVDU66S9/FYY6L8AHVDU66S9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6L8A/HVDU66S9/FYY6L8AHVDU66S9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6L8A/HVDU66S9/FYY6L8AHVDU66S9.SMALL.jpg Mutazek Having stored food for emergencies is always a priority. In your home is easy to do and normally you should have a suitcase or a shelf with canned food and water for emergencies.Things change when it comes to survive outside the urban environment, far from home, as the ability to move swiftly and wi...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:52:58 PDT
72 Hour Get Home Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/72-Hour-Get-Home-Ki/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:51:53 PDT
My Survival Pack Project http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Survival-Pack-Project/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:43:18 PDT
Minnow Survival-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Minnow-Survival-tool/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 18:57:35 PDT
Survival Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Fishing-Kit-3/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 06:02:57 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Version 1.0  Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin].  I also have 2 bugout bags [BOB] and ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
Hide From Pursuers http://www.instructables.com/id/Hide-From-Pursuers/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 17:53:06 PDT
Making survival cord from nettles http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-survival-cord-from-nettles/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 17:14:51 PDT
Jungle Survival - Food - Palm Cabbage (with only a pocket knife) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Survival-Food-Palm-Cabbage-with-only-a-pock/
Jungle Survival - Food - Palm Cabbage (with only a pocket knife) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/96ZT/HV64C9JF/FZQ96ZTHV64C9JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/96ZT/HV64C9JF/FZQ96ZTHV64C9JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/96ZT/HV64C9JF/FZQ96ZTHV64C9JF.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Greetings: If you have ever had to rely on just your pocket knife and the forest or jungle to supply your food, you will know it isn't as easy as it may seem. The majority of us are rather ignorant when it comes to finding food in the world outside of our super markets. I would say that even mor...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:00:35 PDT
Natural Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Cordage/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:47:45 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
The survival slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-survival-slingshot/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 21:07:35 PDT
The Firestraw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Firestraw/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 23:02:40 PDT
My Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Survival-Kit-3/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 19:29:48 PDT
EDC survival tools and everyday useful items http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-survival-everyday-usefulness/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:36:47 PDT
The Edible Plant Test http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Edible-Plant-Test/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:47:08 PDT
Make rope out of dead plants -- with no tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-rope-out-of-dead-plants----with-no-tools/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2008 10:32:09 PDT
The Real Axe For Men http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Real-Axe-For-Men/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:30:44 PDT
Rope Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ladder-1/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:26 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Bushcraft, Survival Kit For Extended Durations - Part 1 - Life Support Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Survival-Bushcraft-Kit-For-Extended-Durati/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:00:29 PDT
Cheap and easy bushcraft spare/survival blade. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-bushcraft-sparesurvival-blade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7ASK/HT7P53XR/FVJ7ASKHT7P53XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7ASK/HT7P53XR/FVJ7ASKHT7P53XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7ASK/HT7P53XR/FVJ7ASKHT7P53XR.SMALL.jpg funkysod Hultafors knives are cheap and good (at least here in Sweden). They are gaining popularity in the bushcraft community. This is a small addition/mod I usually do to make them even more useful. You can expand on this idea and add even more features, such as: * Small fishing kit (hooks, line and sinker...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:19:23 PDT
survival flute http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-survival-flute/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:05:39 PDT
Finding North Using A Watch (Northern Hemisphere) http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-North-Using-A-Watch-Northern-Hemisphere/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:56:15 PDT
Paracord mirror medallion http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-mirror-medallion/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 04:07:42 PST
Paracord Blanket / Sleeping Bag Compression Strap With Handle - I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Blanket-Sleeping-Bag-Compression-Strap-Wi/
Paracord Blanket / Sleeping Bag Compression Strap With Handle - I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9LDH/HS80GEQL/F7Y9LDHHS80GEQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9LDH/HS80GEQL/F7Y9LDHHS80GEQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9LDH/HS80GEQL/F7Y9LDHHS80GEQL.SMALL.jpg dwoodworth If you don't know about TechShop yet, check it out @ www.techshop.ws !! It can get frustrating carrying soft items like blankets or clothes to a camp ground. I designed this super easy to make strap to carry blankets; however, it can also be used to carry other items like bundled wood which mak...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 16:12:45 PST
How to make a Survival Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Survival-Bracelet-1/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:47:13 PST
My Jerky Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jerky-Recipe/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:25:33 PST
DIY Blowgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-DIY-PVC-Blowgun-And-Darts/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:10:34 PST
Blaze Bar Woven Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blaze-Bar-Woven-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:02:51 PST
"Survival Candy" http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Candy/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 20:09:42 PST
The Amazing Prototool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Amazing-Prototool/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:03:09 PST
The Ultimate Survival combo kit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-combo-kit/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 18:33:49 PDT
Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Kit-10/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 17:40:49 PST
Extra Loud Whistle made from an Extra Mint Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Loud-Whistle-made-from-an-Extra-Mint-Contain/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:26:00 PST
Survival USB Charger: Use any power source to charge your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-USB-Charger-Use-any-power-source-to-charg/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 05:56:37 PST
What To Add To A Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/What-To-Add-To-A-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:13:50 PST
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-21-22/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hey everybody!  Sit back, relax and watch as I share with you a back up kit that I keep on me at all times when I'm in the great outdoors!  If you were placed in a survival situation are you prepared? 
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:06:08 PST