Sparkie: A BLASTMATCH for the budget prepper

December 27, 2019 With fall here and winter just around the corner for much of the country, I wanted to take a look at some alternative fire tools.  I initially wanted to get a BLASTMATCH simply because it...

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How To Choose The Best Firewood For A Perfect Campfire

April 5, 2019 Pick the best firewood and get yourself a nice, cozy, crackling campfire to warm you up and get some campfire food cooking! RELATED: Ways To Start A Fire | 17 Unconventional Tricks And...

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How to Start a Fire with Flint

February 26, 2016 A Tried and True Fire Starting Method We’ve shared a lot of fire starting tips on our site. We’ve shown you how to start a fire with char cloth, a 9V battery and even a water...

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Start a Fire Without a Spark

February 7, 2016 Forgot Your Firestarting Tools? Learn How to Start a Fire Without Them We all know that firestarting is one of the most basic survival skills. In fact, fire building is one of the first...

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VIDEO: How to Start a Fire With a Water Bottle

February 1, 2016 There’s nothing worse than being on a camping trip and realizing you forgot a fire starter. Sure, you can start a fire the old fashioned way, but that’s difficult,...

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How To Start A Fire With a 9V Battery

August 19, 2015 Want to learn how to start a fire with a method that will work every time without fail? Check out this tutorial from “Above Average” Joe and Survival Life. How to Start a Fire...

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How to Start a Fire with Char Cloth | Survival Basics

November 25, 2014 Throughout most of human history, man has learned that a few necessities can and do make the difference between life and death.  While emergency food stores, stored water, and the need for...

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A Brief History On Mykel Hawke

November 1, 2013 Just in case you missed it, several weeks ago Survival Life announced a brand new partnership with Mykel Hawke and Ruth England (Stars of “Man, Woman, Wild “and the soon to be...

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Strike Master, Strikes Again

May 16, 2013 I picked up this tool at the Self Reliance Expo a few weeks ago, and then saw it again being displayed at the NRA Conference in Houston. I finally got a chance to give the Strike Master...

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Product Update: InstaFire

March 25, 2013 I had some issues with  my original article review of Instafire, and  with it getting closer and closer to summer camping season I thought it would be a good time to do an update on it....

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