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How to supercharge your camp fire.

Howdy… Jason here and if you surround your camp fire with large stones or small rocks they will soak up the heat from the fire and radiate it back when the fire has died. Also you can heat water to wash your dishes by dropping a few hot stones…
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What to do if you get wrenched back to the stone age.

Howdy… it’s Jason and if you find yourself in a stone age survival situation, then act like a stone age cave dweller and look for animal products you can use – either from already dead animals or ones you kill. Bones can be used as weapons and…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 42

How to avoid losing your small tools in the wilderness.

Howdy… it’s Jason and it’s a good idea to paint you small tools in some bright color – orange or even fluorescent. Then, when you accidentally drop them in the woods or wilderness, they will be easy to spot. You’ve no doubt heard about the…
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  • 1. Oct
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Here’s how to keep warm in the wilderness or forest.

Howdy… Jason here and it’s important that you maintain good body heat at all times, particularly in your trunk around your vital organs. So, if you find yourself flung into a survival situation without warm clothing, stuffing dry leaves between…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 34

Welcome to it doesn’t get much better than this.

Howdy… Jason here and if you have laces on your shoes, they are liable to catch on vegetation and come undone, which could be dangerous, tripping you up and injuring you just when you need to be at your peak. So simply solve this with a strategic…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 36

Another ‘must have’ item for your bug out bag.

Howdy… Jason here and one of the vital items for your bug out bag are water purifying tablets. They are ideal when you don’t have any heat, sunshine or any other way to purify your water. But use them sparingly and only use them when there is no…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 38

Be sure to include this versatile item in your bug out bag.

Howdy… It’s Jason here and one of the ‘must have’ items for your bug out bag is strong adhesive tape, either Gorilla tape or Duck tape. That is one of the most versatile pieces of kit you can deploy. As a survivalist, you know just how…
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  • 1. Oct
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Two important uses from a single bottle.

Howdy… Jason here and it’s an excellent idea to have a bottle of alcohol–based hand sanitizer in your bug out bag. Because of the alcohol content, this will not only be good for cleaning cuts or bites in an emergency, but you can also use it…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 42

The one FATAL mistake you must avoid.

Howdy… Jason here and – no matter how tempting – it’s never a good idea to travel in the dark, even when you’re in the desert and it’s blazing hot during the day. That’s because it’s difficult to see hazards and very easy to…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 38

It might not be the height of fashion, but …

Howdy… Jason here and they may not be the height of fashion, right now, but rain ponchos are a great addition to your bug out bag. Here are just three uses for them … They can be used to turn nasty dirty water into pure water fit to drink by…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 30

This is one of your most important survival tools.

Howdy… it’s Jason and one of the most important pieces of kit for a survivalist are your shoes. They need to fulfill the following criteria … Not too tight. Because when you do a lot of walking, you feet will swell. So better to have your…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 16

These are one of the most useful items for your bug out bag.

Howdy… Jason here and it’s very useful to have several extra pairs of sock in your bug out bag. They take up very little room and are amazingly versatile. Wearing dry socks at all times is vital to avoid fungal diseases, blisters and other foot…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 24

Have you ever seen these before?

Howdy… Jason here and have you ever seen those ‘Glow sticks that have been issued to the military for years. They are like a pen but, when bent in the middle, they start to glow, giving quite an impressive amount of light to work by or to signal…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 17

Do you know where our pharmaceuticals come from?

Howdy… Jason here and did you know that many of the pharmaceuticals we use every day are derived from plants and other vegetation growing all around us? For example, Aspirin® is a synthetic version of the bark of the willow tree. So, it will…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 16

Where to sleep in the woods.

Howdy… Jason here and while many survivalists decide, rightly, that sleeping above ground is a good idea to protect themselves from wild animals, sleeping in a tree is definitely not. Because there’s a very real risk of falling out of the tree…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 14

How to avoid being bothered by hungry wild animals.

Howdy… Jason here and if you are living in the wilderness, just for a vacation, or some more serious reason, it’s a very good idea to always prepare your food well away from where you are living. Because the blood and entrails of fish or small…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 23

How to deal with an animal bite or cut when in the wilderness

Howdy… Jason here and if you ever get bitten by an animal or cut yourself in dirty conditions, then you need to take great care to clean the wound as thoroughly and as soon as possible. The first step is to tie a ligature between the bite and your…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 21

What to do when a crisis breaks.

Howdy… Jason here and if you suddenly find yourself caught up in a disaster situation, you need to calmly take stock of your position and make a list of priorities. At times like these there will probably be a hundred things you need to attend to.…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 43

The Rule of Three

Howdy… Jason here and have you ever heard of the Rule of Three? It makes it easy to remember how long you can survive without certain essentials for life .. You can survive three minutes without breathing. You can survive three days without water.…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 25

How to survive in a depressurized aircraft.

Howdy… Jason here and if you’re ever in an aircraft flying at 30,000 that suddenly loses pressure you should know that the immediate depletion of oxygen that will happen as a result means you have as little as 20 SECONDS before you become…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 19

How to sleep soundly – even in a crisis situation.

Howdy… it’s Jason here and it’s important that you get good quality sleep in a survival situation, so you are alert and ready to face the challenge. So, for that reason never sleep on the bare earth. Instead collect dry leaves or bracken and…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 28

What to do when the worst happens.

Howdy… Jason here and when you are faced with any sort of crisis, the natural human reaction is to panic. But this can be fatal – particularly in a life and death situation. So, take a deep breath, breathing through your nose. So effective…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 20

This could very well save your life.

Howdy… it’s Jason with the heads up on an easy to do technique that could very well save your life if you want to attract rescuers. It’s called the Universal Wave because it’s a signal that will be understood by rescuers anywhere on the…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 28

How to call for help – anywhere in the world.

Howdy… it’s Jason and something you need to practice in advance of a crisis is the universally understood ‘SOS’ call for help. This is best accomplished with a flashlight, but if you were trapped without a flashlight, making a sound works…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 21

How to stop the pain of a bug bite.

Howdy… it’s Jason here and if you get bitten by a bug, then here’s an easy, and highly effective way, to sooth the pain if you don’t have any medical supplies with you. Simply dab a small amount of toothpaste on the bite. Toothpaste contains…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 25

How the SAS get drinking water.

Howdy… Jason here and here’s a tip direct from the elite British special force, the SAS. Trees and bushes work by constantly losing water to the atmosphere, in a process called ‘transpiration’. This creates a vacuum within the plant which…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 31

How thinking ahead gives you clean drinking water.

Howdy… Jason here and here’s another tip on the theme of thinking ahead I spoke about in my last message When you have a fire and it has died down, collect the pieces of charcoal left from the blaze. These are perfect for purifying water and…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 20

Be prepared!

Howdy… Jason here and it always pays to think ahead when your survival is at stake. So, if you have already made a fire, here’s a way of making sure your next fire is a snap to light. While your fire is burning brightly take a piece of cloth and…
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  • 1. Oct
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Emergency shelter secrets.

Howdy… Jason here and being able to quickly construct some sort of shelter is vital for protecting you from both the weather and some wild animals. So here are three super-tips, to make your shelter – if not five star – at least as…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 27

How to make a D I Y magnifying glass.

Howdy… Jason here and suppose you don’t have the means of striking a spark to light a fire. But the sun is shining brightly, so it’s a pity you don’t have a magnifying glass. Fear not, because if you fill a clear plastic bag with water and…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 24

Here’s that clever fishing tip I promised.

Howdy… Jason here with a clever fishing tip for you. Just as aircraft take off into the wind, fish swim into the wind, because the wind’s effect on the water is to drive more plankton and small fish towards them. So if you cast your line while…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 24

How to find you way – without a compass.

Howdy… Jason here and imagine you are stranded in the wilderness without even a compass. How do you find your direction – particularly when it’s too cloudy to see the sun? Here are some tips that could save your life … Look for moss on…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 23

Here’s one of your three most important survival skills.

Howdy… Jason here and one part of the holy trinity of survival is keeping warm, because hypothermia kills! So you must conserve every tiny bit of heat your body generates. And one of the best ways to do this is to wear multiple layers of clothing.…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 21

Smoke signaling secrets.

Hello… it’s Jason here again and in my previous email I explained how to light a fire, first time – even in the rain. Now I’m about to reveal how to make it smoke in the event you need to signal your position to rescuers. The first step is…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 39

How to light a fire and keep it going in the rain.

Howdy… Jason here and the ability to light a fire first time – even with wet wood – is one of the basic survival skills you need to master. And it will be a snap with these powerful tips … Even when dead branches are soaked with…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 37

Here’s how to light a fire first time –every time.

Hi… it’s Jason here and one of the most important pieces of kit for your bug out bag is something to quickly get a fire going in an emergency. Once you have a fire, you can sterilize water, dry wet clothes and keep yourself warm – the holy…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 37

What to do if this happens to you.

Howdy… Jason here and imagine you’re going on your morning run and suddenly you’re confronted with a large, savage looking dog with no owner in sight. What do you do? The first priority is to stop running and stand perfectly still. That’s…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 49

Where’s the safest place in a plane if it crashes?

Howdy… Jason here … imagine this. You’re cruising at 30,000 feet cosseted in the coveted First Class section, eating lobster and sipping vintage Champagne. Suddenly there is a violent explosion and the plane starts bucking like a bronco at a…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 33

How to make an emergency barbeque grill.

Howdy… Jason here and you might have caught a fish or small game, but have no means of cooking it properly. But if you have some short metal rods or picks used for tents, then it’s a simple matter to set a few logs or stones either side of your…
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  • 1. Oct
  • 32

Should you run or stand and fight?

Howdy… Jason here and imagine being confronted with a bear, wolf or even an enraged deer or moose? The adrenaline would flood your blood stream and your instinct will be to run like the wind. Bad idea! Because – even with a massive burst of…
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