Absinthe & Flamethrowers

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Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously is a book that’ll appeal to those of you who like spending their weekends doing a little more than barbecuing and raking the yard, the book includes instructions on how to make black powder, how to throw knives, how to crack a bull…

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LifeStraw

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A couple of years ago I was on a motorcycle trek through the mountains of Northern Vietnam, we had a daily allotment of water but due to the searing heat and pea-soup humidity we were going through drinking water at close to a pint an hour. Many of us ended up refilling our water supplies…

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Etón Hand-Crank Two-Way Survival Radio

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The Etón Hand-Crank Two-Way Survival Radio is a small communications system designed to be used during or shortly after earthquakes, as well as floods, tsunamis, bush fires and other natural or man made disasters. It has a built in AM/FM/NOAA weather radio, a two-way GMRS radio, an SOS beacon, an LED flashlight, a siren and…

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Swedish FireSteel Fire Starter

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Swedish FireSteel was originally developed by the Swedish Department of Defense – due to the weather conditions in Sweden a fire starter was needed that was waterproof, snowproof, altitude immune and exceedingly reliable. Matches, lighters and other traditional methods of starting fires all have significant drawbacks, so there’s a huge benefit to a small, simple…

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Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag

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The Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag is an all-inclusive survival bag that’ll either get you home, or get you as far away from home as possible – depending on which you’d prefer. Commonly referred to as a “Bug Out Bag”, the Echo-Sigma is the sort of kit you want in the garage, trunk or shed on…

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SOL Survival Medic Kit

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Although they aren’t very rock n’ roll, medical kits are an essential carry item during almost all summer activities – especially if you have kids or clumsy friends. The kit you see here is the SOL Survival Medic Kit, it’s designed as a hybrid survival/medical kit and it measures in at just 6″ x 5″ x 1″…

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Morakniv Bushcraft Survival Knife

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Few things are as useful as a proper survival knife when you find yourself in trouble and you’re off the beaten trail. This knife by Morakniv has a magnesium firestarter attached to its sheath, meaning you’ll be able to light up to 7000 fires by sliding the ridged back of the blade against the firestarter –…

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Izola Pocket Knives

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The gentleman’s pocket knife has been slowly returning to favour in recent years, many feared that it had been forever replaced with the iPhone but anyone who’s ever tried opening a bottle of beer or wine, cutting twine or tightening a screw with an Apple product will tell you that it isn’t quite up to…

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The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent

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The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent is a Paris-Dakar tested camping solution for people who prefer two wheeled off-roading to the more traditional four. The tent is comprised of four compartments, the largest of which can hold your Triumph Tiger Explorer or BMW GS1200R with room to spare, the sleeping compartment can comfortably house two adults…

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Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent

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The Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent is described by its designers as a “portable tree house”, it’s essentially a tent that you suspend in the trees using 3 high-strength cables – It’s also possible to set the tent up on the ground in the same way as a normal tent, making it usable in just about any…

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Origin SOL Survival Kit

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The SOL Survival Kit by Origin is intended as an all-in-one survival pack that can be stored in a pannier bag or glove compartment, then forgotten about until that rainy day comes around and you find yourself needing it. Each kit contains an AUS-8 stainless steel knife, a signal mirror, a Fire Lite magnesium striker,…

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