Instructables: exploring - photos - survival http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:17:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Stop That Bleeding!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-That-Bleeding/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/A9L9/HT5CUI37/FF1A9L9HT5CUI37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/A9L9/HT5CUI37/FF1A9L9HT5CUI37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/A9L9/HT5CUI37/FF1A9L9HT5CUI37.SMALL.jpg John_the_Builder Abrasions, Lacerations, Avulsions, Punctures, Hematomas and Amputations are all common injuries.  These injuries have one thing in Common.   They all bleed, sometimes causing severe blood loss.     Severe bleeding can quickly lead to shock (Hypovolemia) that can result in organ failure and death. ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:08:24 PDT
JUMP that Dead Battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deal-with-a-Dead-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/BJQD/HSVGBNP9/FFMBJQDHSVGBNP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/BJQD/HSVGBNP9/FFMBJQDHSVGBNP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/BJQD/HSVGBNP9/FFMBJQDHSVGBNP9.SMALL.jpg John_the_Builder Dealing with a Dead Battery We've all done it!  You leave the movie theater only to realize that you left your lights on.   With fingers crossed, you turn your ignition key only to hear that dreaded Tick, Tick Tick of a dead battery.   Extreme heat, cold, powerful accessories, improper care and ag...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:42:20 PDT
Adding a Winch to your 4X4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Winch-to-your-4X4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/93V9/HSVG9JP1/FBQ93V9HSVG9JP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/93V9/HSVG9JP1/FBQ93V9HSVG9JP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/93V9/HSVG9JP1/FBQ93V9HSVG9JP1.SMALL.jpg John_the_Builder Winching: Sooner than later, we all get stuck.    These are the times when you wish you had bought a winch instead of the bling bling rims.    The Dictionary defines a Winch as "A stationary motor-driven or hand-powered machine used for hoisting or hauling, having a drum around which is wound a rope...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:25:47 PDT
Put OUT that FIRE!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Suppress-Small-Fires/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/D2GD/HSVGBMQN/FQRD2GDHSVGBMQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/D2GD/HSVGBMQN/FQRD2GDHSVGBMQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/D2GD/HSVGBMQN/FQRD2GDHSVGBMQN.SMALL.jpg John_the_Builder Fire is a living thing that requires Food (fuel source) and Oxygen to grow and survive.  Just like us, if you take away one of these elements, fire will weaken and die.   The atmosphere (air) that we breath contains 21% oxygen.  Removing this oxygen source is normally the quickest and most effective...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 04:43:28 PDT
The Apocalypse Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Apocalypse-Knife/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/WU0L/HRN4G3Q7/FB0WU0LHRN4G3Q7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/WU0L/HRN4G3Q7/FB0WU0LHRN4G3Q7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/WU0L/HRN4G3Q7/FB0WU0LHRN4G3Q7.SMALL.jpg hawcrofta After watching too many videos on Youtube on how to make a knife I decided to give it a go.  I built this knife using only hand tools. The  first problem I faced was finding the materials to build the knife with. Then I found an old lawnmower blade in the garage. I had never heard of anyone making a...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:52:36 PST
Quick Waterproof http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Waterproof/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/YMO8/HRI8R9QY/FS3YMO8HRI8R9QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/YMO8/HRI8R9QY/FS3YMO8HRI8R9QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/YMO8/HRI8R9QY/FS3YMO8HRI8R9QY.SMALL.jpg Survivorkidjr Use a hot glue gun and go around it. This is my first instructable. This one has cotton balls in petroleum jelly. You can do matches and all sorts of things.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:31:15 PST
Mini Blowgun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Blowgun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/EHY7/HRBNBOJW/FUOEHY7HRBNBOJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/EHY7/HRBNBOJW/FUOEHY7HRBNBOJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/EHY7/HRBNBOJW/FUOEHY7HRBNBOJW.SMALL.jpg YankeesFisherman123 This is a mini blowgun I made that fires anything from q-tips to shoelace aglets with needles taped on the them (shown). DISCLAIMER: I am not responsible for any damage or injuries you may receive from this object. Blowguns are not toys and can be very dangerous in the wrong hands. Please be careful...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 08:24:04 PST
Multi use tactical belt with bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-use-tactical-belt-with-bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/5EYA/HR8VDB67/FDQ5EYAHR8VDB67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/5EYA/HR8VDB67/FDQ5EYAHR8VDB67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/5EYA/HR8VDB67/FDQ5EYAHR8VDB67.SMALL.jpg DootMadskills This is a multi use tactical belt from a recycled tactical sling and old buckles with over 14ft of paracord. (ladder rack weave)
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 18:18:15 PST
Backpack Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Backpack-Survival-Kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E0MA/HR3EOXRP/F5RE0MAHR3EOXRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E0MA/HR3EOXRP/F5RE0MAHR3EOXRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/E0MA/HR3EOXRP/F5RE0MAHR3EOXRP.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is my latest update to my backpack survival kit! It is still compact but has a bit more added to it and I think the pictures are a bit better!! Hope you enjoy and that it is useful to you in some way!! Below is the list of things in my kit... Backpack: Coleman Elate8L with 2L water bladder(The...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 18:04:44 PST
Double Single Cobra Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Single-Cobra-Paracord-Bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/OUC9/HR0ARGUS/FNIOUC9HR0ARGUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/OUC9/HR0ARGUS/FNIOUC9HR0ARGUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/OUC9/HR0ARGUS/FNIOUC9HR0ARGUS.SMALL.jpg elliemae61 I really like how these turned out. If you do only one color it will look like a cobra weave. The 'Double' Single cobra weave consists of two (double) single cobra knots; one single (or you could say Half) cobra knot of each color or side. A little something different - I like being able to offer so...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 06:34:40 PST
Failed Attempt- Ladder Rack Paracord Bracelet with fire starter and fishing kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Failed-Attempt-Ladder-Rack-Paracord-Bracelet-with-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/ZT93/HQYW5BRO/FN7ZT93HQYW5BRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/ZT93/HQYW5BRO/FN7ZT93HQYW5BRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/ZT93/HQYW5BRO/FN7ZT93HQYW5BRO.SMALL.jpg Wink79 This is the finished bracelet.I apparently laced the buckle wrong, and didn't size it properly. I had my jig set up for about 9.25 inches(My wrist it's 8.5) and it ended up being extremely tight on the smallest section of my wrist. Other than that it turned out nicely lol.What it has;-The buckle has...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:04:45 PST
Survival kit in a stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-kit-in-a-stick/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ISK1/HQRO1ZUR/FFBISK1HQRO1ZUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ISK1/HQRO1ZUR/FFBISK1HQRO1ZUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/ISK1/HQRO1ZUR/FFBISK1HQRO1ZUR.SMALL.jpg sonic broom Hello everybody, this is an idea that I made up for a gift. It is a survival kit in a stick with a para cord wrap on the out side      tell me if you like it, or ways to make it better and subscribe    Survival kit in a stick Contents and uses   Aluminum foil Can be used as a de...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:33:16 PST
new kind of paracord bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/new-kind-of-paracord-bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/FPFC/HQCC29VX/FQTFPFCHQCC29VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/FPFC/HQCC29VX/FQTFPFCHQCC29VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/FPFC/HQCC29VX/FQTFPFCHQCC29VX.SMALL.jpg sonic broom This is a new kind of paracord bracelet that I made and it has a new closure mechanisim.  It is a wire that holds its' shape on your wrist.   To make one yourself get some wire and cut it to your desired length.  Then do a cobra weave around your wire and and then when you have covered most of the w...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:09:57 PST
How to sheath dog tags with paracord. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sheath-dog-tags-with-paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/JWQH/HQDUQZDB/FD4JWQHHQDUQZDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/JWQH/HQDUQZDB/FD4JWQHHQDUQZDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/JWQH/HQDUQZDB/FD4JWQHHQDUQZDB.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng I used to see this as a soldier. It's an easy modification using paracord.  1. Measure out a piece of paracord as long as your ball chain.  2. Pull out six inner strands leaving one remaining in the mantle.  3. Tie a knot in one end of the single strand.  4. Link the knot into the ball chain cla...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:56:02 PST
bullwhip with built in survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/bullwhip-with-built-in-survival-kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/YO16/HQCPLV66/F6OYO16HQCPLV66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/YO16/HQCPLV66/F6OYO16HQCPLV66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/YO16/HQCPLV66/F6OYO16HQCPLV66.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon This Bull whip's handle has a pvc base, allowing it to hold items inside it. For mine I put matches, striker, wire, duck tape, a pen, a small saw, fishing kit  and a knife. Step 1:  Gather all your supplies: Survival items to put into the handle (personal choice); Marble, scissors, ruler, BB's, lig...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 20:12:45 PST
Emergency supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-supplies-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/JQ9H/HQ8HECOY/FJMJQ9HHQ8HECOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/JQ9H/HQ8HECOY/FJMJQ9HHQ8HECOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/JQ9H/HQ8HECOY/FJMJQ9HHQ8HECOY.SMALL.jpg antares72 This is my (1st) draft for emergency supplies. Please give your comments! My goal was to get cheap supplies which can last a for a long time. Couscous should be the base. Fast to cook and demands small amount of water... Shopping list (x2?) bottled water x 12 x X firewood camping stove (12v batt...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 08:11:28 PST
Zombie Apocalypse Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Apocalypse-Survival-Kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/BSBD/HQ1E85JK/F8ZBSBDHQ1E85JK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/BSBD/HQ1E85JK/F8ZBSBDHQ1E85JK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/BSBD/HQ1E85JK/F8ZBSBDHQ1E85JK.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Whether you believe in the Zombie Apocalypse or not it's good to be prepared for emergencies, natural disasters, home invasions, survival situations and the occasional "without rule of law" crisis. Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse is a way to keep you alive and safe in the aforementioned scenari...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:20:05 PST
Small homemade survival kit V.01 http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-homemade-survival-kit-V01/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YXBH/HQ1DZ6Z9/FE9YXBHHQ1DZ6Z9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YXBH/HQ1DZ6Z9/FE9YXBHHQ1DZ6Z9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YXBH/HQ1DZ6Z9/FE9YXBHHQ1DZ6Z9.SMALL.jpg GhoustDoggy This is one small part of my survival/camping/fishing bag. Most of the things I've made, or  bought flea market and repaired. Inventory: -Hunting knife -Homemade knife  -Lantern -Rope (1.5 m) -Screwdriver -Compas -Rubber  for slingshot -Sewing kit (scissors, nidle, thread) -Scissors ----------------...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:41:42 PST
Survival/Bushcraft Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/SurvivalBushcraft-Axe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/0JRD/HPJOIVBY/F2W0JRDHPJOIVBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/0JRD/HPJOIVBY/F2W0JRDHPJOIVBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/0JRD/HPJOIVBY/F2W0JRDHPJOIVBY.SMALL.jpg XxFullMetalxX Heya  Here you will see my second  selfmade Tool ! :D sry my english is really bad !  thats the tools : a metalsaw a survival knive a carabine 9 meters paracord 5/6 meters normal cord  a axe i hope you like it :D
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:15:38 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
Survival penny stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-penny-stove/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/RC8X/HP81XQVB/F6SRC8XHP81XQVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/RC8X/HP81XQVB/F6SRC8XHP81XQVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/RC8X/HP81XQVB/F6SRC8XHP81XQVB.SMALL.jpg cseeger1 Supplies: -2 soda cans -sharpie -small nail -hammer -tin snips -heat resistant sealant -small needle nose pliers -fiber glass -file -penny -denatured alcohol -2 blocks of wood one slightly bigger Instructions: - Place sharpie on larger block of wood and twist the soda can around it to create perfect...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 09:23:48 PST
Survival Key Chain Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Key-Chain-Sling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/7X8K/HP0CQCE0/FTA7X8KHP0CQCE0.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I needed a way to store all my key chains and this is what I came up with. You can wear this around your shoulder. It is made out of para cord that I tied to each tool. In the future I am going to get carabiners for each tool so I can detach each tool when it is needed. 1.   life straw water purifi...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:56:44 PST
ultimate survival pack http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-survival-pack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/0MF0/HOUG6T60/F2V0MF0HOUG6T60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/0MF0/HOUG6T60/F2V0MF0HOUG6T60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/0MF0/HOUG6T60/F2V0MF0HOUG6T60.SMALL.jpg beaverboy911 cool survival pack
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:30:26 PST
Making Survival kits from the Dollar Store... http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Survival-kits-from-the-Dollar-Store/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/U6DK/HO7X69TG/FKFU6DKHO7X69TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/U6DK/HO7X69TG/FKFU6DKHO7X69TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/U6DK/HO7X69TG/FKFU6DKHO7X69TG.SMALL.jpg anthonybarbuto My wife sends me to the Dollar Store when we are low on an item in the house...and we have not received our Social Security checks so can't go to the Super Market. I will get her a roll of wax paper or a small container of coffee till we can go to the store for our weekly market run. I love tools an...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 20:48:52 PST
4 color paracord bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/4-color-paracord-bracelet-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/YE7O/HO233N8T/FA1YE7OHO233N8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/YE7O/HO233N8T/FA1YE7OHO233N8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/YE7O/HO233N8T/FA1YE7OHO233N8T.SMALL.jpg elliemae61 I had made a 'Tire track' weave with 2 colors and I looked at the backside I could see the 'hitch' as well as the two colors I used. So to make THIS 4 color bracelet I made the hitch in 2 different colors, then used 2 colors for the weave. Because I am a little uncoordinated, I attached my buckles t...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:47:16 PST
Portable Rocket Stove … made from 4 inch Internal diameter, double-wall insulated Pellet Vent pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Rocket-Stove-made-from-4-inch-Internal-di/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/UG7T/HNICS4PF/FRMUG7THNICS4PF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/UG7T/HNICS4PF/FRMUG7THNICS4PF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/UG7T/HNICS4PF/FRMUG7THNICS4PF.SMALL.jpg shodai-soke This cook stove is a valuable piece of equipment for any camper,  hunter, fisherman or outdoorsman.   It is rugged, portable, and compact.  It eliminates the need for propane, liquid fuel, electricity and large stacks of firewood, or wood pellets. NOTE:  For Outdoor use ONLY! Parts Needed: 1 – Wall...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 19:06:05 PDT
How To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Survive-The-Zombie-Apocalypse-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/5X3H/HN825I8O/FH25X3HHN825I8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/5X3H/HN825I8O/FH25X3HHN825I8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/5X3H/HN825I8O/FH25X3HHN825I8O.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout In 3 short minutes I will take you from an undead novice to a zombie assassin!!! Weather you are a natural zombie killer or you just woke up from a 28 day coma to find yourself in the middle of the zombie apocalypse THIS VIDEO IS FOR YOU!
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 07:29:34 PDT
E.D.C pocket survival kit (Not Altoids tin) http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-pocket-survival-kit-Not-Altoids-tin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/PR2G/HN6BSUG5/FMPPR2GHN6BSUG5.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a small compact survival kit in a first aid kit box from the Dollar Store, it has:                                                                                           Fire :1 tea-light candle, 2 books of matches,8 Strike anywhere wooden matches, 1 Fire starting stick(Can be broken int...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:11:53 PDT
Powerful takedown bow from downhill skis http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-takedown-bow-from-downhill-skis/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/UVCR/HM8DFSHL/FNAUVCRHM8DFSHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/UVCR/HM8DFSHL/FNAUVCRHM8DFSHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/UVCR/HM8DFSHL/FNAUVCRHM8DFSHL.SMALL.jpg Yoshinok This bow is made from a pair of Fischer downhill skis.  It pulls 58# at @ 28".  The riser is made from walnut and pecan and is coated in a satin polyurethane finish.  The string is made from paracord with bowlines.  This will be replaced by a dacron string when I get the time to make one. The taked...
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 16:24:18 PDT
Flying wolf pistol crossbow mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-wolf-pistol-crossbow-mods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/TD4S/HLH250MS/F2RTD4SHLH250MS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/TD4S/HLH250MS/F2RTD4SHLH250MS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/TD4S/HLH250MS/F2RTD4SHLH250MS.SMALL.jpg petercd I decided to change the existing foot stirrup, which was a strange T bar shape which was fine if you're barefoot otherwise you need to use both feet, as well as add some sort of clip for holding the bolts/arrows. First up was the stirrup which I made from a length of 5mm steel bar that was welded o...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:49:55 PDT
60lbs PVC Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/60lbs-PVC-Bow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/ODPV/HLFUNYXQ/FDRODPVHLFUNYXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/ODPV/HLFUNYXQ/FDRODPVHLFUNYXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/ODPV/HLFUNYXQ/FDRODPVHLFUNYXQ.SMALL.jpg Jewson Limbs - 25mm X 500mm PVC flattened with heat gun Riser - 25mm X 400mm PVC with dowel rod inside String - tent rope For good information on PVC bows see the backyardBowers videos on YouTube
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 02:14:30 PDT
Improved backpack/survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-survival-backpacksurvival-kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/TQEI/HKZAVBU1/F5ITQEIHKZAVBU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/TQEI/HKZAVBU1/F5ITQEIHKZAVBU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/TQEI/HKZAVBU1/F5ITQEIHKZAVBU1.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is the improved model of my other survival backpack. It is in a better backpack and has more improved supplies. The list of things in it in their category are: Backpack: Coleman Elate8L with 2L water bladder(The water bladder is always full) Shelter: Tent fly with a center tie off for hanging...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:22:57 PDT
Wearable Survival Kit -- Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Survival-Kit-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1V8Q/HKPXBHKB/FLW1V8QHKPXBHKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1V8Q/HKPXBHKB/FLW1V8QHKPXBHKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1V8Q/HKPXBHKB/FLW1V8QHKPXBHKB.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Wether you are preparing for a hiking trip, a natural disaster or the zombie apocalypse, it's good to be prepared! In this installment of my wearable survival kit, I show you how I introduce cover [one of the "C"s of survival] into my survival gear. See more of my vids for other components ...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:44:39 PDT
Paracord Survival Dog Tag Necklace: Fire/Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Survival-Dog-Tag-Necklace-FireSignal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/YJAW/HKPXB5YE/FTRYJAWHKPXB5YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/YJAW/HKPXB5YE/FTRYJAWHKPXB5YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/YJAW/HKPXB5YE/FTRYJAWHKPXB5YE.SMALL.jpg SamuraiSpirit Everyone tries to make an easy, small survival kit. Some people make those in the form of necklaces. Although, about 90% of the time, this just means hanging everything form your kit by a single strand of paracord. This looks odd, carrying around all these weird large items around your neck. So, spr...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 14:57:22 PDT
Para-cord Survival Blaclet http://www.instructables.com/id/Para-cord-Survival-Blaclet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/CCLX/HKF5CYXF/F3KCCLXHKF5CYXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/CCLX/HKF5CYXF/F3KCCLXHKF5CYXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/CCLX/HKF5CYXF/F3KCCLXHKF5CYXF.SMALL.jpg Reiff This is just another Instructables on para-cord. I really made this only to show what all you can do with a para-cord bracelet. So here's what I did to mine.
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:04:58 PDT
Super easy knife display! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-knife-display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/CLIB/HKHPOJGI/FUVCLIBHKHPOJGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/CLIB/HKHPOJGI/FUVCLIBHKHPOJGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/CLIB/HKHPOJGI/FUVCLIBHKHPOJGI.SMALL.jpg mhawk2 A super easy idea I had to store and display my knives! Just take an old belt and nail it to your wall use one of the holes for the belt buckle for one nail ( mine is on the left side) and one on the side with the belt buckle. The nail on the belt buckle side shouldn't go all the way against the wal...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:13 PDT
Crossbow/ Bow Thingy http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossbow-Bow-Thingy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UWE7/HKDHIL7Q/F5WUWE7HKDHIL7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UWE7/HKDHIL7Q/F5WUWE7HKDHIL7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/UWE7/HKDHIL7Q/F5WUWE7HKDHIL7Q.SMALL.jpg Jewson I made this thing out of 20mm pvc, it has some pulleys to change the direction of force so the bow can be more compact. The loop on the string can be used with a archery release aid or cos its so big you can stick your finger in it. The arrow I use for it is 20 inch, it was just a arrow I broke. I g...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 01:50:18 PDT
crude (arrowheads) points http://www.instructables.com/id/crude-arrowheads-points/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/RR4A/HJZ85EPF/F99RR4AHJZ85EPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/RR4A/HJZ85EPF/F99RR4AHJZ85EPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/RR4A/HJZ85EPF/F99RR4AHJZ85EPF.SMALL.jpg alphawolf05 I made these fine plastic points from old gift cards, it took me about one minute to make them. They are easier then making from metal or finding them. they can be used as small weapons for rodents. they are best for camping trips or just your home aid bugout kit. Enough of me babbling on, you are g...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 06:15:47 PDT
Easy Longbow With Quiver And Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Longbow-With-Quiver-And-Arrows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/LP4M/HJKBZ5OX/FS5LP4MHJKBZ5OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/LP4M/HJKBZ5OX/FS5LP4MHJKBZ5OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/LP4M/HJKBZ5OX/FS5LP4MHJKBZ5OX.SMALL.jpg Ninjapython75 This is my bow with the quiver and arrows and It is a decent bow the quiver is made out of PVC pipe with a plug on the bottom the bow I a stick with tennis racket cord and the arrows are 9mm wooden dowels so vote for me.
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 01:53:24 PDT
Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Kit-9/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/FFJR/HJKBWAJD/FEVFFJRHJKBWAJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/FFJR/HJKBWAJD/FEVFFJRHJKBWAJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/FFJR/HJKBWAJD/FEVFFJRHJKBWAJD.SMALL.jpg BMXsurvival This is a pocket size survival kit that you should take every where you go. In your car or your pocket, back pack, B.O.B, just take it as a extra advantage over almost any situation. It's water proof and air tight. And almost every thing in it you can get at any surplus store or big 5. Now a list of...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 19:24:58 PDT
Paracord Carabiner Spool http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Carabiner-Spool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/W9KV/HJAI66RG/FKVW9KVHJAI66RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/W9KV/HJAI66RG/FKVW9KVHJAI66RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/W9KV/HJAI66RG/FKVW9KVHJAI66RG.SMALL.jpg Surfinggirl805 This project started after I saw a similar item on by Petergottm for a Paracord Spool [here - http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Spool/]. I modified mine a little bit because for some odd reason I couldn't get the ends and the pipe to stay cemented together. So I just forced the ends over a co...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:32:31 PDT
Urban Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Bug-Out-Bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/30L3/HIYWKIXC/FPS30L3HIYWKIXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/30L3/HIYWKIXC/FPS30L3HIYWKIXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/30L3/HIYWKIXC/FPS30L3HIYWKIXC.SMALL.jpg chiefmd This is my urban bug out bag.  Will sustain a person for approximately 72 hours in an urban or non-urban environment.  It does have some items for urban areas as well as the necessities such as things to make fire and shelter for a non-urban environment. Bolt cutters 6x8 tarp wet wipes one person c...
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 08:27:26 PDT
The Compact Zombie Apocalypse Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Compact-Zombie-Apocalypse-Bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/R4Q8/HIUFSK4A/FT4R4Q8HIUFSK4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/R4Q8/HIUFSK4A/FT4R4Q8HIUFSK4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/R4Q8/HIUFSK4A/FT4R4Q8HIUFSK4A.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout When it comes to circumventing zombies, the last thing you wanna do is alert the undead to your presence by clumsily bumping into things because you are wearing a gigantic backpack! However, you also want to be fully prepared just in case your worst fears are realized! So how does one solve this ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 22:03:32 PDT
Homemade Bow Made Better http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bow-Made-Better/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/YMQI/HI3TJZBR/F6LYMQIHI3TJZBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/YMQI/HI3TJZBR/F6LYMQIHI3TJZBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/YMQI/HI3TJZBR/F6LYMQIHI3TJZBR.SMALL.jpg PaulLee97 I heated up the white pvc pipe and curved it around a bike wheel, then in the middle on the outside edge of the pvc I heated it up and flattened it and then tape it on the bow as shown in the pictures and then attaché string as seen in the pictures
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:55:32 PDT
How to filter and purify water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-filter-and-purify-water/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KWGT/HHS9SYJ7/FSOKWGTHHS9SYJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KWGT/HHS9SYJ7/FSOKWGTHHS9SYJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KWGT/HHS9SYJ7/FSOKWGTHHS9SYJ7.SMALL.jpg dreame95 If during an apocalypse or lost and your stranded for a few days there's two important things you need to remember when it comes to not having any water to drink and that is; DON'T eat because in order to digest food properly you need water, lots of it. DON'T drink any suspected contaminated, disc...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 18:54:37 PDT
Paracord bracelet with side release buckle... EASY http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-bracelet-with-side-release-buckle-EASY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/YAFA/HHS9SMTB/FGPYAFAHHS9SMTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/YAFA/HHS9SMTB/FGPYAFAHHS9SMTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/YAFA/HHS9SMTB/FGPYAFAHHS9SMTB.SMALL.jpg ParacordGuru Paracord Bracelets are one of the coolest things on the planet. Paracord comes in hundreds of colors/patterns, has thousands of uses, and supplies and endless amount of fun for those who know how to make them! Don't know how to make them yet? You've come to the right place. Please send me an email i...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 18:30:53 PDT
Porject: MOLLE. Codename: Backpack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Porject-MOLLE-Codename-Backpack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/PCQ9/HHMHZRFK/FUZPCQ9HHMHZRFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/PCQ9/HHMHZRFK/FUZPCQ9HHMHZRFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/PCQ9/HHMHZRFK/FUZPCQ9HHMHZRFK.SMALL.jpg EndureReclaimRebuild For my next project I am sewing together a MOLLE backpack and going to make a few other modular pouches/bags/etc to fit onto my setup. Required features: Must be durable Must be water resistant or waterproof Must be modular The main pack must be able to detach from the frame Must be light weight an...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 01:35:49 PDT
My Everyday Carry [EDC] 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Everyday-Carry-EDC-10/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout My co-workers often ask me what all I carry on my person.  This is because I have developed a reputation for always being prepared.  :)  However, I'd rather not empty out all of my pockets at work so I figured I'd upload it on the internet for those who are interested. Although my wife thinks of my...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:11:40 PDT
Ranger Bead Counter Shoulder Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Ranger-Bead-Counter-Shoulder-Strap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/0HY5/HH2VJA41/F4N0HY5HH2VJA41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/0HY5/HH2VJA41/F4N0HY5HH2VJA41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/0HY5/HH2VJA41/F4N0HY5HH2VJA41.SMALL.jpg soul_eater This is a idea to a ranger Bead Counter attached to my maxpedition Sitka shoulder strap, but can be attached any backpack, also glows in the dark you can find the beads in amazon. The bead Counter it's a military sistemas to keep the trak of the distance walked, every bead you pull it down every 60...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 13:21:12 PDT