Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - survival - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:24:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Quick Skills #5: How to Tie Lashings - Pt.2 Diagonal Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-5-How-to-Tie-Lashings-Pt2-Diagonal-La/
Quick Skills #5: How to Tie Lashings - Pt.2 Diagonal Lashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/IBBT/IKH5ELOP/FCYIBBTIKH5ELOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/IBBT/IKH5ELOP/FCYIBBTIKH5ELOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/IBBT/IKH5ELOP/FCYIBBTIKH5ELOP.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,here is part two of the "How to tie Lashings" mini series. This time we will be looking at another basic lashing which can be used to tie poles at angles of around 45° together. The diagonal lashing can be used to create trestles as supporting elements of larger structures & frames in co...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:49:51 PST
Primitive Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-Spear/
Primitive Spear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/T7VL/IK7C6YLH/FKOT7VLIK7C6YLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/T7VL/IK7C6YLH/FKOT7VLIK7C6YLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/T7VL/IK7C6YLH/FKOT7VLIK7C6YLH.SMALL.jpg J troyer This is a double sided spear tutorial which could save your life. It can be used to fish, hunt, and protect. Material All you need is a knife and cord (shoelace paracord ....) and some wilderness Finding A Tree You want a straight tree that fits comfortably in your hands. It can be small or b...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:12:51 PST
Ultra Lightweight GOPRO Wrist Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-GOPRO-Wrist-Mount/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:23:59 PST
Homemade Alcohol Stoves http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Alcohol-Stoves/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:39:34 PST
Quick Skills #4: How to tie Lashings - Pt.1 Square Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-4-How-to-Tie-Lashings-Pt1-Square-Lash/
Quick Skills #4: How to tie Lashings - Pt.1 Square Lashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/W0NY/IK8MWNJW/FKTW0NYIK8MWNJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/W0NY/IK8MWNJW/FKTW0NYIK8MWNJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/W0NY/IK8MWNJW/FKTW0NYIK8MWNJW.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,this week I decided to continue my Quick Skills series with a new mini series. Based on the previous videos & Instructables about Knots for Survival I'm going to show a number of different lashings for various survival, bush craft & general outdoor uses. The first part showcases the squa...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:23:51 PST
Salt Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-Purifier/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:22:43 PST
How To Make Your Shoes Waterproof http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Shoes-Waterproof/
How To Make Your Shoes Waterproof - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/SNLW/IK0F01WT/FYSSNLWIK0F01WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/SNLW/IK0F01WT/FYSSNLWIK0F01WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/SNLW/IK0F01WT/FYSSNLWIK0F01WT.SMALL.jpg ImanuelEzra567 If the weather is rainy,and you're outside the home,of course you will get wet.This Instructable will show you how to make your shoes waterproof.Beside shoes you can also do this to your other stuff!So,let's get started! What you need: What you need is simple,This Instructables just needs:-Candle...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 03:20:39 PST
4 Ways to make Multi-Surface LED Throwies - Taggies http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Ways-to-Make-Multi-Surface-LED-Tags-Taggie-/
4 Ways to make Multi-Surface LED Throwies - Taggies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,today I'm publishing my 20th Instructable & YouTube video! To do so I decided to roll 4 Mini Projects into one and hope that you'll like it. The inspiration for this project came from so called "throwies" which are basically powered LED's with a magnet that can be thrown against metallic...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:14:00 PST
World's Smallest Survival kit V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-Survival-Kit-V20/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:22:33 PST
Quick Skills #3: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-3-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival-Part-3/
Quick Skills #3: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CQ5U/IJFZZHI4/F5VCQ5UIJFZZHI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CQ5U/IJFZZHI4/F5VCQ5UIJFZZHI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CQ5U/IJFZZHI4/F5VCQ5UIJFZZHI4.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,thanks a lot for the great reception of the first two parts of this series in the past two weeks. To finish this mini series I have compiled another five simple knots that you might find useful in a survival situation.Thanks to all those of you who wrote me constructive fe...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:34:48 PST
Emergency Avalanche Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Avalanche-Beacon/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 11:34:49 PST
mouse trap gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Trap-Gun/
mouse trap gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/7NYI/IJG23KZT/FM47NYIIJG23KZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/7NYI/IJG23KZT/FM47NYIIJG23KZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/7NYI/IJG23KZT/FM47NYIIJG23KZT.SMALL.jpg 1nventor709 In this tutorial I will be showing you how to make a mouse trap gun Materials What you will need: mousetrapplierslighterwire (2-3 inches)handle (big enough to have hand fit around)extra support (a piece of wood that is the same size as the wood on the mouse trap)2 screwsscrewdriverdrill with bi...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 07:08:41 PST
Umbrella Samurai Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-Samurai-Sword-1/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:58:10 PST
Three Essential Groups of Wild Edible Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Essential-Groups-of-Wild-Edible-Plants/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:36:01 PST
Quick Skills #2: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-2-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival-Part-2/
Quick Skills #2: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/2X7U/IJ5ZUODG/FGA2X7UIJ5ZUODG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/2X7U/IJ5ZUODG/FGA2X7UIJ5ZUODG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/2X7U/IJ5ZUODG/FGA2X7UIJ5ZUODG.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,first of all thanks to all of you who have read, liked and commented on my first Quick Skills Instructable from last week. Another big thank you to all of you have spotted mistakes in the first part and made suggestions for the second part. I have taken additional care wit...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:01:32 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
Instant Bag From Hooded Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Bag-From-Hooded-Sweater/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:49:09 PST
Quick Skills #1: 5 Simple Knots for Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-1-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival/
Quick Skills #1: 5 Simple Knots for Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/MY2E/IIT4Y1TU/FE7MY2EIIT4Y1TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/MY2E/IIT4Y1TU/FE7MY2EIIT4Y1TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/MY2E/IIT4Y1TU/FE7MY2EIIT4Y1TU.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this project has been approved for the "Brave the elements" contest. If you like I would appreciate your votes.since this is my last Instructable for 2015 I thought it was nice timing to release my new series "Quick Skills". The main focus of this series will be to teach s...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:20:37 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
Paleo Lighter - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paleo-Lighter-Friction-Fire-in-Your-Pocket/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:54:18 PST
Mini Project #12: Cotton pad, PJ & wax fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Project-12-Cotton-Pad-PJ-Wax-Fire-Starters/
Mini Project #12: Cotton pad, PJ & wax fire starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/DEI6/IIHRIVQQ/FTIDEI6IIHRIVQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/DEI6/IIHRIVQQ/FTIDEI6IIHRIVQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/DEI6/IIHRIVQQ/FTIDEI6IIHRIVQQ.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this project has been approved for the "Leftovers", "Brave the elements" and "homemade gifts" contest. If you like I would appreciate your votes.this week we will make some of the probably easiest fire starters in this series (so far). This time I decided to make a video I...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:37:14 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
Super Shine Your Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Shine-Your-Boots/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:03:22 PST
10 Euro Survival Kit (Challenge) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Euro-Survival-Kit-Challenge/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:50:59 PST
firewood sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-Sled/
firewood sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OY0H/II7ZRU92/FBDOY0HII7ZRU92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OY0H/II7ZRU92/FBDOY0HII7ZRU92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/OY0H/II7ZRU92/FBDOY0HII7ZRU92.SMALL.jpg messygarage I needed a sled to haul firewood out of the forest. I like to reuse and re-purpose items and tried to make this with scraps on hand. Easy on the planet and the wallet ! I made this with corrugated tin on the bottom so it runs smoothly over snow. And my wood gatherers didn't like me cutting blocks to...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:28:57 PST
Disaster Preparedness: Communications bundle http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Communications-Bundle/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 10:55:02 PST
Roadside Accident 1st Responder Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Roadside-Accident-1st-Responder-Kit/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 21:47:23 PST
Emergency Duct Tape Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Key-Fob/
Emergency Duct Tape Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/F4EU/IHS1M2MV/FCYF4EUIHS1M2MV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/F4EU/IHS1M2MV/FCYF4EUIHS1M2MV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/F4EU/IHS1M2MV/FCYF4EUIHS1M2MV.SMALL.jpg pennsylforniageek Recently I saw a very interesting product online. Some online retailer (name withheld) was selling a very slick-looking “emergency duct tape” on a keychain. It was such a brilliant idea and obviously very well constructed. However, the asking price was $20 and for me this was a deal-breaker. I start...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 19:51:17 PST
DIY carbon tape heated gloves v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-gloves-1/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:27:41 PST
A Big, Luxurious Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Big-Luxurious-Marquee-Sign/
A Big, Luxurious Marquee Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/6LJK/IHF4HTI5/FUW6LJKIHF4HTI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/6LJK/IHF4HTI5/FUW6LJKIHF4HTI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/6LJK/IHF4HTI5/FUW6LJKIHF4HTI5.SMALL.jpg wgpatrick Have you ever wanted to feel luxurious? Do you like gold? Do you want to make a big sign? If so, you've come to the right place!My burning man camp wanted a large, lit sign to announce our presence on the playa and attract burners to use our services: fake tattooing and bedazzling. Here's how it was...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:56:59 PST
FAIL Making a Canoe with Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/FAIL-Making-a-Canoe-with-Fire/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:24:42 PST
EDC For The Average Joe http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-For-The-Average-Joe/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 16:36:29 PST
Wearable First Aid Kit - A Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-First-Aid-Kit-A-Paracord-Bracelet/
Wearable First Aid Kit - A Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/P865/IGNZ62R6/FYLP865IGNZ62R6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/P865/IGNZ62R6/FYLP865IGNZ62R6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/P865/IGNZ62R6/FYLP865IGNZ62R6.SMALL.jpg wpage1 This guide will provide ideas for building your own wearable first aid kit. The kit is built into a paracord bracelet. The medical supplies are spaced out evenly in a layer of duct tape that creates a watertight core. The paracord is then connected to the two ends of a buckles and then weaved over t...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 01:14:22 PST
Mini Project #7: DIY Magazine Pull Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Project-7-DIY-Magazine-Pull-Aid/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 15:01:57 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
6 wrist watch survival hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus No one sets out to get lost, but when it happens you need to make the most of what you have on hand...or on your wrist.Though the humble wristwatch is something that many of us might take for granted, did you know that there's a few tricks up your sleeve with this tiny timepiece? For example, there'...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
Mini Project #6: DIY Pace Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Project-6-DIY-Pace-Counter/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:28:48 PDT
Paracord Rock Sling (No jig needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Rock-Sling-No-jig-needed/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 20:06:52 PDT
Ultimate Day Hike Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Day-Hike-Pack/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 20:23:16 PDT
Restoring an Ammo Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-Ammo-Box/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 08:58:48 PDT
The Trigger Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Trigger-Snare/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 07:02:24 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
Survival Trekking stick+Knife+Spear+Bow+Fishing rod & Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Servival-Trekking-stickKnifeSpearBowFishing-rod-Co/
Survival Trekking stick+Knife+Spear+Bow+Fishing rod & Compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/GTOD/IFVGN0RO/FLYGTODIFVGN0RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/GTOD/IFVGN0RO/FLYGTODIFVGN0RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/GTOD/IFVGN0RO/FLYGTODIFVGN0RO.SMALL.jpg bhavik zure Introduction:My elder brother and his friends do lot of trekking tours, almost at every weekend they plan to explore new places. Mostly they plan to visit forts because they all are devotees of “Shree Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj” who have built more than 250 forts (over the mountains) in our region. ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09:17:12 PDT
Recycled bottle tops to seal (preserve)open plastic packets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-bottle-tops-to-seal-open-plastic-packets/
Recycled bottle tops to seal (preserve)open plastic packets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D3KN/IFVEDOWG/F9OD3KNIFVEDOWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D3KN/IFVEDOWG/F9OD3KNIFVEDOWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D3KN/IFVEDOWG/F9OD3KNIFVEDOWG.SMALL.jpg pankajchauahan Last month I came across a random Facebook picture ( the kind that circulates itself through friends’ walls and you glance at it, maybe hit a like button, and then move on forgetting all about it 30 seconds later ) and fell in love with it. This one had a sliced off bottle cap sealing an open plasti...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 06:55:17 PDT
Worlds Smallest DIY Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-DIY-Survival-Kit/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13:31:16 PDT
Where to put a Snare? http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-to-put-a-Snare/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 17:53:20 PDT
Introduction to building individual survival kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-building-individual-survival-kits/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:52:29 PDT
DIY carbon heated beanie http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-beanie/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 20:18:47 PDT
Post Apocalyptic Prescription Glasses (Updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-SOL-Perscription-Glasses-or-Glacier-Go/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 13:10:09 PDT
The great American past time: Survival! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-great-American-past-time-Survival/
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 19:02:12 PDT
Canteen type bicycle survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Canteen-type-bicycle-survival-kit/
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 05:47:26 PDT