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New Survival Gear in OFFGRID #45

DECKED Tool Box Compatibility: Select truck model years, including the Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra MSRP: Starting at $700 URL: decked.com DECKED made a name for itself thanks to its innovative drawer systems, allowing drivers to securely stow tools, firearms, and valuables in their truck beds. Now the company’s revolutionizing vehicle storage once again with a fresh toolbox...

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Range Time Review: Simulated Shooting, Real Results

Developing any skill takes continuous practice. It’s only natural that someone who runs a mile daily will get in shape far faster than someone who does it a few times a month. Shooting is no different. However, due to ammo cost, weather, and other factors, many of us aren’t able to do as much...

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A Poor Man’s Guide to Knife Making

There’s no doubt that every RECOIL OFFGRID reader understands the importance of a well-constructed knife. It’s arguably the most valuable tool in any survival kit. Whether out of love of the blade or an innate desire for self-sufficiency, many have considered putting their own hands to the forge only to be dissuaded by the...

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IFAK vs Portable Medical Kit: Scaling Medical Gear

Battlefield medicine has made leaps and bounds through improved infrastructure and a near-universal deployment of the IFAK or Individual First Aid Kit.  As a result some lessons can be taken when considering both the rising civil unrest in cities like Minneapolis, as well as remaining prepared during more peaceful times. By taking an approach...

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Bag Loadout: Urban Communications Kit

As an electrical contractor with an interest in emergency preparedness, I’ve realized that there are a variety of events that could interfere with our normal communications infrastructure — if the internet and cell service go down, things can get chaotic quickly. If there’s total loss of power, it’s only going to get worse. As...

NFC Tag: A Close Look at Near Field Communication Technology

Sticky notes provide a quick and easy way to write down snippets of important information — phone numbers, addresses, appointments, website URLs, and so on. But these colorful scraps of paper are low-tech tools in a high-tech world. With an NFC Tag Reader, storing vital information discreteley goes digital.  If you could design a modernized...


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Top 7 Best States for Off-Grid Living

For preppers who just want to get away from it all and live a simpler, agrarian lifestyle, or those who want to be well and truly away from civilization when the inevitable collapse occurs, living off the grid is usually a long-term objective. But living off-grid, while simple in concept and the standard of life...


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Book Review: A Burglar’s Guide to the City, by Geoff Manaugh

The Premise: How do burglars look at a city and decide what their next target should be? How do burglars manage to pull off large heists of bank vaults and seemingly get away unnoticed? Geoff Manaugh takes the approach that burglary is highly influenced by urban planning and architecture. As he puts it: “How...


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Top 5 Best Folding Camping Cots Of 2021 | Portable Sleeping Camp Tent Bed

A lot of people find it hard to sleep on the ground as they would have to deal with shoulder pains and backaches the following morning. Here’s a list of the best camping cots so you never have to worry about these things ever again. RELATED: Camping Gears | Camp Like A Genius With These...


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31 Clever Camping Food Hacks | Easy Ideas, Cool Gadgets, Meal Prep

Before you head out for camping, there’s one thing you must not forget to bring–food. However, planning and preparing your food for camping can be harder than you think. Check out these camping food hacks that’ll make your outdoor cooking a breeze. RELATED: 10 Quick & Easy Camping Food Ideas For Anytime of Day 31 Camping Food...


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7 Best Bear Spray For Self-Defense

The best way to prepare for a bear attack is to make sure you keep those towering beasts as far away from you as possible with the best bear spray you can get. Check out this list of the best bear spray options in the market so you’re equipped to do just that in...


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Snowstorm Survival: The Ultimate Guide

With all the many destructive and spectacular disasters that can occur you might find it difficult to believe that cold weather and accompanying snow storms are capable of inflicting widespread and long listing damage, and are statistically one of these single most dangerous weather events that you can be expected to face in your...


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Scaly Supper: An Overview to Hunting Reptiles

Maybe you’re a survivalist who fantasizes about retreating into nature and living off the land after civilization collapses, or perhaps you’re a hard-core camper who prefers to exist in the outdoors even before doomsday has come. Maybe you’ve stumbled across this article, and now your curiosity has been piqued as to how to survive...


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