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Night Vision 101 with Don Edwards

Elsewhere in OFFGRID #43, we have some very specific technical articles on night vision related topics: technical specifications on tubes, accessorizing night vision compatible weapons, and setting up helmets for night-vision use. But the rapid proliferation of civilian-accessible night vision options over the last several years has left a lot of interested consumers chewing...

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Protector Symposium 3.0

In previous issues, we had a chance to attend and evaluate Byron Rodgers’ Protector Symposiums 1.0 and 2.0. What we walked away with was nothing short of thinking to ourselves, why didn’t anyone put together an event like this sooner? If you haven’t read up on the inaugural and second event, be sure to...

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Night Fever

What do horror movies, home invasions, alien abductions, and special operations missions all have in common? They usually take place at night.   Evolutionarily speaking, humans are not nocturnal creatures. But our ability to produce tools has allowed us to create artificial, if not perfect, adaptations to our environment. In the case of darkness, our first...

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Cold Weather Survival Pack

Feeling cold is a matter of perspective. Hot summer days can make the nights feel unbearably cool by comparison. This scenario is precluded by the fact that when 90 degrees F turns to 60, your health and wellbeing is usually not in immediate danger. Contrast this with a region which has harsh, or longer...

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Eberlestock Cherry Bomb EDC Bag Dump:

EDC, or Every Day Carry is a deeply personal topic. Everyone has their own ideas of what to have on their person on a day-to-day basis. These items often include a handgun, knife, wallet of choice and sometimes medical components. In addition to the items on a person, some choose to bring along a...

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Surviving a Carjacking

“Carjacking” is a term first coined in 1991 by writers of The Detroit News to describe an epidemic of auto thefts at gunpoint that plagued their city. The crime first became prevalent in the 1980s, when anti-theft alarm systems made old-school car theft more challenging for criminals. Unlike an ordinary car thief, who wants...

Night Vision 101 with Don Edwards

Elsewhere in OFFGRID #43, we have some very specific technical articles on night vision related topics: technical specifications on tubes, accessorizing night vision compatible weapons, and setting up helmets for night-vision use. But the rapid proliferation of civilian-accessible night vision options over the last several years has left a lot of interested consumers chewing...


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Protector Symposium 3.0

In previous issues, we had a chance to attend and evaluate Byron Rodgers’ Protector Symposiums 1.0 and 2.0. What we walked away with was nothing short of thinking to ourselves, why didn’t anyone put together an event like this sooner? If you haven’t read up on the inaugural and second event, be sure to...


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Night Fever

What do horror movies, home invasions, alien abductions, and special operations missions all have in common? They usually take place at night.   Evolutionarily speaking, humans are not nocturnal creatures. But our ability to produce tools has allowed us to create artificial, if not perfect, adaptations to our environment. In the case of darkness, our first...


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Cold Weather Survival Pack

Feeling cold is a matter of perspective. Hot summer days can make the nights feel unbearably cool by comparison. This scenario is precluded by the fact that when 90 degrees F turns to 60, your health and wellbeing is usually not in immediate danger. Contrast this with a region which has harsh, or longer...


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Prepare Your Family for Emergencies

Preparing for an emergency is something that many of us often overlook until it hits us. So how do you put together a contingency plan to secure you and your family during dire situations? I’ve come up with a little list of all the things, including emergency food kits & supplies and emergency preparedness kits...


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Safety And Preparedness Kits For Children

Have you considered combating unforeseen emergencies? Do you have a plan in the wake of such circumstances? Going through an emergency can be a very nerve-racking experience and when there are children around; one has to be very careful. During these stressful times, it is essential to stay calm and be prepared. Consider keeping adult...


Posted By Category: Primitive Survival SkillsComments: 0Post Date: April 10, 2021

How To Collect Dew Water For Survival

In a crisis where you have no access to rainwater or any open body of water, knowing how to collect dew water from the surroundings can spell the difference between survival and dehydration. Every survivalist should know how to gather dew. RELATED: 5 Primitive Cooking Methods Full Guide How Survivalists Can Collect Dew Water in the Wild Step...


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Emergency Sanitation – Everything You Need To Know

Keeping yourself and your surroundings clean and free of germs is critical if you want to stay healthy. This is easy enough in kind times though it can be a struggle when far afield for extended forays. But where most people struggle to deal with keeping clean bodies and surroundings, including preppers, is during long-...


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