CURRENT GIVEAWAYSFirst of all, you are not going to want to miss a chance to win a copy of Day After Disaster by Sara Hathaway. The neat thing about this book is it features a female protagonist – something not seen very often in survival fiction. Here is a link to an interview with Sara plus the giveaway. The special thing about this giveaway is that I asked some blogging friends of Backdoor Survival to join me, and I am thrilled that they have chosen to participate.
AND THE WINNER IS . . .Dewitte is the winner of “The Prepper’s Blueprint”. As you know, winner’s are selected at random and this week’s book festival winner won with the “Free for Everyone” entry. Congratulations!
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THE FINAL WORDI may have mentioned that Shelly and I have been wrapping up some personal business down in the Seattle area. This means we are spending 10 hours a week traveling by car and ferry – five hours in each direction. I don’t have to tell you that being with so many people and traffic is unsettling after the peace and quiet of San Juan Island. That has got me thinking about a new, secondary bug-out location. Seriously, we already live in an ideal bug-out location so why look for another? That is certainly something worth pondering during idle drive time. So what about you – what did you do to prep this week? Enjoy your next adventure through common sense and thoughtful preparation! Gaye If you enjoyed this article, consider voting for me daily at Top Prepper Websites! In addition, SUBSCRIBE to email updates and receive a free, downloadable copy of my e-book The Emergency Food Buyer’s Guide. Bargain Bin: My favorite, cheap, bargain priced stuff! 10 Pack Mini LED Flashlights: 10 mini flashlights on a key ring including button batteries. One of the reviewers says this:
“I’ve given these to a number of people, and in every case, they seem to cause amnesia. No remembers how they got by without it. The battery lasts seemingly forever, given light use, and they’re durable enough to withstand the harsh environment of my pocket and keychain. And, at this price, you can stash them in the car, purse, pocket, tool box and by the circuit breaker box, and still have some left over as stocking stuffers.”As of this writing, all 10 are $4.00 and shipping is free.
Tac Force TF-705BK Tactical Assisted Opening Folding Knife 4.5-Inch Closed: This is a great knife that is currently priced at $8.73 with free shopping. Not only that, it is ranked as the #1 best seller at Amazon in both the camping and hunting knives categories. The reviews raved about this knife so I bought one, used it, and and can recommend it. Here is the Survival Husband’s review: The Inexpensive Tac-Force Speedster Outdoor Knife.ProForce Commando Wire Saw Bulk, Ideal For Survival Kits: I need to do a show-and-tell on this little gizmo. As of this writing, about $2.00. Here is what one reviewer had to say:
“When I got the saw, I thought it was a dinky little wire. My expectations were blown away!! I can cut a three inch tree in three min. I would much so recommend that you get this saw.”Kershaw OSO Sweet Knife: You can’t beat a Kershaw knife for quality at a reasonable price point. Typically under $23, this knife will become your favorite for every day carry. And that includes the ladies, too. Morakniv Craftline Q Allround Fixed Blade Utility Knife: FAVORITE! Also known as the Mora 511, this is now my favorite knife. It is made of Swedish steel and is super sharp. Many Backdoor Survival have emailed me indicating this is now their favorite knife too. I paid $12 for this knife; it was worth $12 and of course is a steal at $8.77. FordEx Group 300lm Mini Cree Led Flashlight: FAVORITE! Here we go with another flashlight. At the time of this writing, this one is only $3.80 with free shipping. It is super mini sized, bright and waterproof. Plus, it uses a single, standard AA sized battery. Smith’s PP1 Pocket Pal Multifunction Sharpener: I wrote about this is in the article The Easy Way to Sharpen a Knife Without Spending a Lot of Money. It sharpens everything from pocket knives to kitchen blades. Portable and easy to use and for about $8.
I have been mixing things up a bit these days by trying more of the Legacy food food pouches. As much as I enjoy Mountain House, there are other quality brands out there as well and Legacy ranks right up there. The Beans and Rice Enchiladas are a good one as is Pasta Primavera.
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