Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - survival - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 07:37:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laser-assisted takedown blowgun with bipod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-assisted-takedown-blowgun-with-bipod-or-Ther/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 13:46:20 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
Disaster Preparedness (Gear Repair Kit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Gear-Repair-Kit/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 08:16:50 PDT
Hurricane & Tropical Storm Preparedness A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Hurricane-Tropical-Storm-Preparedness-A-Tutorial/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 10:13:34 PDT
Disaster Preparedness Kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Desaster-Preparedness-Kit/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:26:17 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Stash/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:24:16 PDT
How to build an Efficient Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-HoboSurvival-Stove/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:29:55 PDT
Rim Charcoal Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Rim-Charcoal-Grill/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 21:33:35 PDT
Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survial-Kit/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 06:39:12 PDT
How to build an Amazing Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Amazing-Hobo-Stove/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 18:27:39 PDT
Manual Chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Chainsaw/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:11:06 PDT
Off-Grid Washing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Grid-Washing-Machine/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:57:38 PDT
Start A Back Yard Honey Bee Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-A-Back-Yard-Honey-Bee-Hive/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:29:21 PDT
Let's make lamp oil together http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-lamp-oil-together/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:18:15 PDT
Paracord Medical Alert Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Medical-Alert-Bracelet/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:21:28 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
Combination Ergonomic Frame Pack, PVC Take-down Recurve Bow, and Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Combination-Ergonomic-Frame-Pack-PVC-Take-down-Rec/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 10:23:41 PDT
The "Ultimate" Survival Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Tool/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:57:00 PDT
PVC Survival Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Survival-Crossbow/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:43:44 PDT
Life Out There: Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Out-There-Survival-Kit/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 16:58:02 PDT
How To Make Coconut Oil From Scratch... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Coconut-Oil-From-Scratch/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:20:12 PDT
Combat Ghillie Hoodie - For Airsoft, Hunting or Apocalypse... http://www.instructables.com/id/Combat-Ghillie-Hoodie-For-Airsoft-Hunting-or-Apoca/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:44:18 PDT
How To Make Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Waterproof-Matches/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PDT
5 Ways to Start a Fire, Using Water http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Start-a-Fire-Using-Water/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:37:34 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/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:27 PDT
How to Make a Survival Camp Site in the Woods http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Survival-Camp-Site-in-the-Woods/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:02:32 PDT
Portable Off Grid Oven & Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Off-Grid-Oven-Stove/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:25:27 PDT
Easy Generator to Home Hook Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Generator-to-Home-Hook-Up/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:31:08 PDT
The Optimistic Mechanic's Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Optimistic-Mechanics-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:04:26 PDT
A Homemade Wood Gasifier To Keep You With Power After The Grid Fails http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Homemade-Wood-Gasifier-To-Keep-You-With-Power-Af/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:00:20 PDT
Survival Food Storage - The Plastic Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Food-Storage-The-Plastic-Bottle/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 18:45:04 PDT
How To Design A Zombie Response Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Design-A-Zombie-Response-Vehicle/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:06:42 PDT
Aztec Split Pouch Sport/Hunting Stone Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Aztec-Split-Pouch-SportHunting-Stone-Sling/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:39:42 PDT
Gamify Your Apocalypse Preparedness Training http://www.instructables.com/id/Gamify-Your-Apocalypse-Preparedness-Training/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:59:21 PDT
Charge Your Phone With a Candle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-Your-Phone-With-a-Candle/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 11:58:10 PST
The Ultimate Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:25:53 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
Primitive arrow quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-arrow-quiver/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:05:28 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
Crovel Tactical Shovel Alternative http://www.instructables.com/id/Crovel-Tactical-Shovel-Alternative/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 05:27:46 PDT
ultimate urban edc kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-urban-edc-kit/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 08:24:21 PST
Communication / power box http://www.instructables.com/id/Communication-power-box/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 07:56:44 PST
How to Make fire with Chocolate and Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-fire-with-Chocolate-and-Can/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:36:56 PST
Car Charger Solar Survival Life Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Charger-Solar-Survival-Life-Hack/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:06:01 PST
DIY Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Battery-Charger/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:22:37 PST
Beer Koozie Mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Koozie-Mittens/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:03:28 PST
Hand drill fire with green wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-drill-fire-with-green-wood/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:16 PST
How To Make A Laser Assisted Blowgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Laser-Assisted-Blowgun/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:00:04 PST
Carbon tape to survive. 6 in 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-tape-to-survive-6-in-1/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:41:51 PST
High Performance Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Performance-Grappling-Hook/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:09:36 PST