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Awesome Survival

Surviveware Compact First Aid Kit

Surviveware Compact First Aid Kit
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What makes Surviveware’s first aid kit stand out is how well organized it is. Each of its inner sleeves is labeled by purpose, saving valuable seconds in an emergency. It’s made from 600D Polyester and comes packed with bandages, splinter probes, sting relief pads, a CPR kit, a blanket, and much more. They also make a large kit.

STB Combo Survival Tool

STB Combo Survival Tool
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This handy bit of kit puts a fork, knife, and multitool inside a convenient pocket-size holder. The knife blade has both straight and serrated sections, along with a built-in bottle opener and wrenches. Choose from blue, black, or red cases. Orders include a bonus STB pen light.

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Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

Gerber’s military-grade 19″ tomahawk is designed for breaking down barriers. It weighs 36 oz. and has a full-tang 420HC steel blade. Its head chops through obstacles, while its back edge is a hammer. A cutout in its head serves as a handle for controlling the pry bar at its other end. Includes a MOLLE-compatible sheath.

The Tiny Pocket Survival Guide

The Tiny Pocket Survival Guide
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This compact reference guide and field manual is packed with tips and tricks for surviving all kinds of disasters and emergencies. The Cargen Brothers’ 72-page mini book could save a life with helpful information on subjects like building a fire, first aid, knot tying, plant identification, hand signals, navigation, and more.

Gear Up Survival Tool Kit

Gear Up Survival Tool Kit
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Always be prepared with this 60-piece survival kit. It includes card- and plier-style multitools, paracord, a tactical pen, a multi-purpose utensil, a compass, an emergency blanket, a wire saw, bandages, a tourniquet, screwdrivers, a pocket knife, and more. It’s all packed in a durable box that measures just 6.25″ x 4.75″.

T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool

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StatGear’s T3 tool has everything you need to escape a car wreck, including a 3.25″ stainless serrated blade, a seatbelt cutter, a spring-loaded window punch, and an LED flashlight. Comes with a belt clip and nylon sheath. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.

S.O.L. Scout Survival Kit

S.O.L. Scout Survival Kit
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Despite the brand name, you won’t be S.O.L. if you find yourself in an emergency and you’re carrying this survival kit. It comes in a waterproof bag and includes eight kinds of items that can help you light a fire, signal rescuers, perform emergency repairs, and survive in extreme conditions.

Making Survival Biscuits with a Hydraulic Press

Making Survival Biscuits with a Hydraulic Press

After the Hydraulic Press Channel tried to turn small rocks into bigger rocks, they got the idea to try the same technique with something more edible. Under the immense pressure of their machinery, they turned large portions of breakfast cereal into dense pucks which could theoretically be used for survival.

Fenix E-Star Self-Powered Flashlight

Fenix E-Star Self-Powered Flashlight
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This hand-powered flashlight won’t ever leave you in the dark, even if its battery runs out. The Fenix E-Star is the perfect addition to your emergency kit, outputting up to a 100-lumen beam with the squeeze of your hand. Pumping its handle loads up its supercapacitor, providing about 2 minutes of light for 20 seconds of input.

SOG Survival Hawk Tomahawk

SOG Survival Hawk Tomahawk
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This 19.5-ounce survival axe from SOG chops firewood and hacks through branches with ease. It’s got a claw/spike tool on its back end and a hammering surface on its side. Its 3″ blade is made from stainless steel, and its handle is glass-reinforced nylon wrapped in paracord with a firestarter rod hidden inside.

Titanium Bamboo Whistle

Titanium Bamboo Whistle
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When you get in trouble, and you don’t know right from wrong, give a little whistle! The Timaze TTi-086 is a unique titanium whistle that looks like a piece of bamboo. It produces up to a 120-decibel sound and is resistant to corrosion. It comes in six finishes: gray, silver, black, gold, blue, and rose gold.

Buri Utility Knife

Buri Utility Knife
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Gear Aid’s versatile drop-point knife is ideal for outdoor adventures. It has a titanium-coated 3″ steel blade with straight and serrated edges, plus a glass breaker and bottle opener at its rear. Its full tang construction means long life, and it comes with a quick-release sheath that can be mounted to webbing or a belt.

Leatherman Raptor Response Shears

Leatherman Raptor Response Shears

This everyday version of the Leatherman Raptor emergency response shears has slimmer and more comfortable handles. They fold up to protect other items from their stainless steel blades and incorporate a ring cutter, a ruler, and an oxygen tank wrench. Available with grey, crimson, or navy handles.

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Double Barrel Titanium Whistle

Double Barrel Titanium Whistle
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Montreal, Canada outfit MonkeymenCo sells custom accessories for knives along with EDC items. Among them is this dual-chamber survival whistle, machined from high-quality titanium. It produces a high-frequency sound, making it audible from quite a distance. They also make a different design with a bead-blasted finish.

Ti-FS Mk2 Survival Lighter

Ti-FS Mk2 Survival Lighter
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This unique lighter from Prometheus Design Werx is precision milled from a 6AL-4V titanium billet. Its deeply-textured body pattern is reminiscent of a grenade, and provides an excellent grip for opening and closing. Its screwtop lid connects with an O-ring seal to keep moisture out, and has a lanyard hole on top.

Dr. Disaster’s Guide to Surviving Everything

Dr. Disaster’s Guide to Surviving Everything
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Emergency room physician, U.S. Air Force veteran, and NBC Senior Medical Correspondent John Torres, MD authored this guide to help us prepare for the worst. The 240-page book includes essential advice on surviving and saving lives in natural disasters, wildlife encounters, accidents, terrorist attacks, and more.

MTM Survivor Dry Box

MTM Survivor Dry Box
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Keep matches, food, electronics, and other small gear dry wherever your adventures take you with this sturdy plastic box. It has a triple latch and O-ring seal to keep water out, a compass in its lid, and holes for a padlock or paracord. Measures 9.75″ x 7.75″ x 4.75″.

Rothco Military Trauma Kit

Rothco Military Trauma Kit
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Forget cheap drugstore first aid kits. Be prepared for anything with this military-grade pack, which comes packed with useful emergency medical items, from bandages and splints to a stethoscope, scalpel, blood pressure cuff, burn dressings, and much more.

OutSmart Titanium Spork

OutSmart Titanium Spork
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Always be prepared (to eat) with this durable lightweight camping utensil, which combines a fork, spook, and knife in one. The fork has a serrated edge, while the spoon on back has a flat tip, making it perfect for digging out melons, ice cream, or other scoopy stuff.

Eton Elite 750 Radio

Eton Elite 750 Radio
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This substantial bit of kit from radio maker Eton can tune in radio broadcasts on just about every wavelength. It can receive signals in AM, FM, LW, SW, SSB, and VHF aircraft bands, and has a built-in 360º rotating AM antenna to help pull in the most distant signals. Its digital tuner can store up to 100 channels per band.

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LifeStraw Peak Series

LifeStraw Peak Series

If there’s one thing we all need for survival, it’s clean drinking water. LifeStraw makes containers with microfilters that can remove >99.999% of bacteria, parasites, and particulates so you can drink with confidence. The Peak collection includes a personal straw, a squeeze bottle, and a gravity filter for up to 8L of water.

Wilderness Survival Guide

Wilderness Survival Guide
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No matter where your outdoor travels take you, it’s essential to brush up on your survival skills. Jason Marsteiner’s book provides a solid foundation for adventurers of all experience levels. It offers step-by-step guides for critical skills like building fires, trapping game, setting up a campsite, and various lifesaving scenarios.

5-in-1 Emergency Car Tool

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If you’re ever in a car accident and can’t open your door, smashing the window may be the only way to escape. This emergency tool can easily shatter a window and cut through seat belt webbing. It also packs a white LED flashlight, a red SOS light, and a 2200 mAh battery pack. Save an extra 15% through 1.19.2022 with code JAN15.

How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks

How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks
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There are plenty of good books out there for honing your survival skills, but how many of them cover what to do if you’re held captive by furry creatures on Endor, stuck on an exploding Death Star, or frozen in carbonite? Well, you’re in luck, thanks to BBC culture editor Christian Blauvelt and his handy Star Wars survival guide.

Tekto Survival Bag

Tekto Survival Bag
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Whether you’re hiking, camping, hunting, or stuck in your car in bad weather, you should always have a quality first-aid kit on hand. The Tekto Survival Bag could save your life with its survival tools, thermal blankets, bandages, tape, water bottle and filter, emergency flashlight, and more.

Using PVC for Survival

Using PVC for Survival

PVC is quite the versatile material. It can be used for plumbing, building support structures, or even storage units. In this clip, SensiblePrepper shows us 17 different ways you can use various sizes of PVC pipe and fittings to help you survive when things go south. His ideas include weapons, tools, storage vessels and a makeshift canteen.

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