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By caregiver222
In extremely cold weather survival depends upon keeping the head warm. If you are out in the wilderness with your ...
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By caregiver222
Car batteries have come a long way. In the old days there were only lead-acid types. Now there are also Gell-Cell ...
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Under conditions of heavy rain on highways reduce speed by 20 mph. But here's another tip. The driving books all s...
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It pays to have an inexpensive tire pressure guage in the glove compartment and check all four tires once a month and...
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The body control module controls all electrical systems in your car. It is usually located mounted low near the drive...
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By caregiver222
Reflective tape is always a good investment. Put it around your flashlight, the inside of your car door that shows to...
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Ger57Feb 12
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By caregiver222
It pays to have one or more extra cell phone battery packs for emergencies. Staples has had them on sale for as low a...
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If you purchase footwear in a store specializing in camping or the outdoors you will find that leather boots come in ...
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Moleskin is an inexpensive flannel-type material backed by adhesive. A nice accessory to have when camping. It is cal...
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jefelexAug 13, 2014
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Short pants and sandals have no business in a survival situation. Nothing bothers me more than observing a troop of ...
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Colored trash bags are hard to find, but should be considered whenever hiking. They are sold in tear-off rolls. If o...
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Lightsticks should be carried by every camper and on ever boat. They have been discussed on another post. The met...
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caregiver222Aug 09, 2014
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Garbage bags are an inexpensive indispensable addition to emergency supplies, although not commonly mentioned on go...
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The "Lifesaver" Jerrycan is a five gallon plastic container with a built in water purification system and pump. They...
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So-called "jerrycans" were developed during WW2 to transport water and gasoline on vehicles. NEVER EVER BUY A USED...
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caregiver222Aug 06, 2014
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This post only relates to sterilizing water by boiling. (1) The drill, as recommended by NIH, is to first filter t...
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An ordinary shopping cart is never mentioned on any of the FEMA sites providing evacuation advice, however, they are...
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maribanksJul 31, 2014
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In many stores today (and on the net) military dry-rations are advertised. These taste great, and taste well when th...
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maribanksJul 30, 2014
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If you have a house-pet, consider placing a "pet alert" in a window, to notify fireman if there is a problem in your ...
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The FEMA manuals recommend the use of "Duct" tape to have on hand for emergencies. Well...surprise...there is "duct t...
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