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Light My Fire – Fire Steel

Every backpacker or hiker should carry a fire steel with them in their emergency gear repair kit. For just $8, this is one emergency preparedness and survival tool that you shouldn't be without. If you're not familiar with fire steels, they consist of two components a metal striker and a …

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GoBe Portable Solar Panels and Battery


There is a new company called GoBe Solar that has started marketing a portable, solar powered battery for outdoor recreational use and emergency preparedness. When they contacted me to review a free sample, I was intrigued. I have been looking for a portable power reserve to support blogging, internet communications, …

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