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    Renovo Trio - Filter Stages & Replacement Parts Identification
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    Published on Jun 3, 2016
    I misidentified some parts in my Renovo Trio Final Thoughts video, so here's a proper rundown of the three stages of water filtration. http://www.sintax77.com

    Stage 1: Pre-Filter (paper disc)
    Stage 2: Renovo Trio UF hollow fiber membrane
    Stage 3: Renovo Trio Activated carbon tip (replace after 12 months or 1,000 liters)
     
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    Gear Tasting 42: Glock in a Box, Pocket Tools and an ITS Sneak Peek
    ITS Tactical / Imminent Threat Solutions



    Published on Jun 9, 2016
    On this episode, Bryan offers a look into his traveling range box, including a pistol, ammo and everything he needs for a quick range trip. He also discusses some pocket tools, the Mantis Training System and offers a sneak peek into some upcoming ITS Products!

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    TACOST Training Cards - http://bit.ly/1XHV2YD
    Mantis Training System - http://mantisx.com/
    Big Design Titanium Pocket Tool - http://bit.ly/1U3K0f8
    Rexford RUT - http://www.rexfordknives.com/
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    Testing Grounds 2 - Overnight Adventure
    TheOutdoorGearReview



    Published on Jun 9, 2016
    Testing some gear. Listening to the coyotes. Thunder. Lightning. This is the Overnight Adventure Testing Grounds 2.

    Enjoy my friends, another is coming soon!

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    YETI COOLERS
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    Published on Jun 11, 2016
    I know I will get grief for this but when I find a product that works, I like to share my experience. The cooler in this video was a wedding gift from my best man and has held ice for 7 days without opening it. Nothing wrong with other brands but YETI ROCKS the cooler world! We have the YETI ROADIE and the YETI HOPPER and they are great.They also make some fine cups and thermos products. I recently bought a YETI RAMBLER and it is amazing. We also have the YETI LOW BALL cups as well as ALL the drink holders including 12 ounce can cooler. The t-shirts are very comfortable as well.
     
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    Propper Expandable Backpack - Preview
    TheOutdoorGearReview



    Published on Jun 14, 2016
    Today Luke is previewing the Propper Expandable Backback which is currently in testing. Stay tuned for a giveaway so you can have a chance at winning one.

    Link Propper Web Site : https://www.propper.com/proppertm-exp...

    Link Amazon : https://www.amazon.com/Propper-Expand...

    Details :

    1000D Cordura® Nylon
    Expandable for additional capacity
    MOLLE compatible webbing for customization
    Two external front pockets with organization within
    Internal key retention clip
    Zippered side pockets expand to accommodate a bottle or phone
    Padded adjustable shoulder straps and adjustable sternum strap
    Dual access rear compartment with loop field for CCW access or laptop storage
    Hydration system compatible
    Large interior pockets for organization
    Contrast lining provides enhanced visibility
    19"H X 13"W X 9"D (expandable an additional 2" in depth)
    ...

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    Updates/Giveaways/JX3/JX4/New Members/New Gear - Preparedmind101
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    Published on Jun 15, 2016
    There's been a LOT going on lately, so here is a rundown of what you need to know.

    WILL'S BARK RIVER GAW VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6L3u...

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    The Future of Water Filtration: Renovo MUV
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    Published on Jun 15, 2016
    A highly adaptable and modular water filter that removes EVERYTHING from viruses and bacteria to chemicals. Can be used as a straw, in line water bladder filter, water bottle attachment, gravity filter etc. I'm very excited about this product and think it will have a big impact when it hits.

    Check out Renovo MuV's Kickstarter Campaign here, numerous pledge options are available
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...

    Support this channel by gearing up through this link, your support is appreciated cheers! CP!
    http://astore.amazon.com/canaprepyout...

    Urban Preppers Color of Prepping
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    My original Renovo Oasis Video
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    Thrunite TH20 AA Headlamp (GAW) - Preparedmind101
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    Published on Jun 15, 2016
    Thrunite follows up their successful TH10 Headlamp with the TH20 which takes more common AA rechargeable batteries and 14500s.

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    Gear Tasting 43: Bryan’s "Bolt?" Bag, Med Kit Comparisons and Welding as a Skill-Set
    ITS Tactical / Imminent Threat Solutions



    Published on Jun 16, 2016
    In this episode, Bryan poses a question to the audience on replacement FitBit bands and provides a 100MPH tape update.

    For Questions Over Coffee, he answers questions on the differences in our med kits and offers a look into this Emergency Bag and its contents. In addition, he also discusses welding as a skill-set and a question on preparing for an active shooter situation.

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    IR DEFENSE "Patrol" and gear from UltimateNightVision
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    Published on Jun 16, 2016
    IR PATROL HERE: http://www.ultimatenightvision.com/IR...

    UNV MDVR
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    IR Hunter/IR Patrol Video Cable
    http://www.ultimatenightvision.com/Ri...

    IR Patrol/REAP-IR QD Mount
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    UNV External USB Power Supply for IR Patrol
    http://www.ultimatenightvision.com/US...

    Custom Pouches and Sock Cord Kit for DVR And Batteries for weapon and helmet mounting.
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    Hungry Jack "Just Add Water" Hash Browns Taste Test
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    Published on Jun 17, 2016
    I keep these in my food supply and never even thought to actually taste test them. Hah. Until now!
     
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    Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra Sleeping Pad - Review
    TheOutdoorGearReview



    Published on Jun 16, 2016
    Today Luke is reviewing the Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra Sleeping Pad.
    Link Big Agnes : https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Det...
    Numerous Sizes / Prices / Weights
    Petite : 20x66 / $89 / 20oz
    Regular : 20x72 / $99 / 21oz
    Long : 20X78 / $109 / 23oz
    Wide Regular : 25x72 / $129 / 25oz
    Temp Rating : 15F
    Only available in this orange color : This is a 3 – 4 season backpacking sleeping pad which off
    · Light and compact three season pads
    · Built-in advanced heat reflective technology
    · Antimicrobial treatment inside the pad prevents microorganism growth
    · Minimalist I-Beam construction reduces weight and provides consistent stability and comfort
    · Larger outer chambers keep you comfortably cradled in the middle of the pad
    · WRM HL™ - Ideal for sleeping pads, this durable, high-loft synthetic insulation provides exceptional warmth with minimal weight and bulk
    · New double rip-stop improves tear strength and durability by 25%
    · Aviation grade TPU lamination technology for ultimate durability
    · High volume valve allows for efficient and easy inflation and super-fast deflation
    · One way inflation valve with micro air pressure adjust button
    · Quick deflation valve
    · Repair kit included

    Like the Air Core Ultra, the Insulated Air Core Ultra has been redesigned to offer unparalleled comfort at an incredible price. A smooth sleeping surface, larger outside tubes, high volume valve for faster inflation and quick deflation, durable rip-stop nylon top and bottom, insulated top and bottom,

    Synthetic insulation and reflectivity take this sleeping pad down to 15F

    There is a non-insulated version of this pad as well that is good down to 35F and it will save you around 2oz of weight if you are interested in that.

    Pros :
    Light weight.
    Compact.
    Warm.
    Reflects heat.
    Insulated.
    THICK! 3 ¼ inches
    The outer baffles are thicker than the inner baffles and this helps to keep you centered in the middle. I toss and turn and these outer baffles help me to stay on the pad.
    One way valve is awesome. You blow in and no air escapes.
    Easy to adjust the amount of air that you want.
    Deflation valve really works well. Very quick to release air.

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    How to Access Wikipedia Offline using Kiwix (Knowledge Prep)
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    Published on Jun 23, 2016
    In this video, I will provide step by step instructions for setting up a full offline copy of Wikipedia (including images) to be used on your smartphone with the app Kiwix. This will allow you to access the full Wikipedia catalogue during a “Grid Down” situation, when the internet is no longer available for whatever reason. The most important preps are Knowledge and Skills. You can preserve much of human knowledge, which has been documented on Wikipedia, and have it stored on a tiny MicroSD card. This card can then be accessible from your smartphone, laptop, tablet or other computer system. Enjoy!

    STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:
    1) Purchase large capacity MicroSD Card (preferably 128 GB): http://amzn.to/28QK39n
    2) Insert MicroSD with adapter into computer
    3) Right-click the MicroSD card, view Properties and ensure that it is formatted to a non-FAT32 partition (e.g., exFAT). Reformat the card if needed.
    4) Go to Kiwix website: http://www.kiwix.org/wiki/Main_Page
    5) Select the “Download Wikipedia” button. Download will take several hours.
    6) After download has completed, extract the ZIP file to the MicroSD card.
    7) Go to the Kiwix Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...
    8) Install the Kiwix app to your device.
    9) Power down the mobile device.
    10) Insert the MicroSD card into the SD tray of the mobile device.
    11) Power up the mobile device. The device may take a few moments to configure the MicroSD for use.1
    12) Open the Kiwix app
    13) Configure Kiwix to use the Wikipedia ZIM file on the MicroSD by selecting the SD Card Icon and then selecting the correct storage path.
    14) To verify Offline functionality, put your device into Airplane Mode (which disables Wi-Fi and data)
    15) Once in Airplane Mode, do a Wikipedia Search using Kiwix for any topic.
    16) Verify that Kiwix opens the page for the searched item even when the device is in Airplane Mode
    17) Congratulations. You now have a complete copy of Wikipedia, with images, stored offline on your mobile device. With or without internet access, all of the knowledge and data available on Wikipedia is now accessible to you at any time.

    WIKIPEDIA DONATIONS:
    Make sure you contribute to the folks at Wikipedia who maintain this crucial website for all of us to enjoy and learn from.
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    Gear Tasting 44: Diving into SCUBA Gear and PDW Stock vs. Folding Stock
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    Published on Jun 23, 2016
    Today on Gear Tasting, Bryan answers a question on SCUBA equipment and walks through the different levels of gear he uses when diving. He also discusses his preference between PDW stocks and the Law Tactical Folding Stock adapter for his AR’s.

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    Aqua Lung Maui Mask - http://amzn.to/28QOZuu
    Wrist Slate - http://amzn.to/290KRbX
    Seatec - http://www.4seatec.com/
    NEA Compact Carbine Stock - http://bit.ly/290MUwL
    MVB Arc Stock - https://mvbindustries.com/product/arc...
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    **WIN** Handmade Bushcraft Knife
    Zed Outdoors



    Published on Jun 25, 2016

    I've partnered up with talented British knife maker ChyRoseKnives to give away this stunning brand new hand crafted Bushcraft knife

    This video shows you the specs of the knife and the details of the competition

    To enter the draw simply click the link below and watch the short video on ChyRoseKnives channel showing the making of this knife and how to enter in the giveaway

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NtaT...

    I've published some close up photos of the knife, to view them click on the link below

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...

    Best of luck in the competition and as always I sincerely appreciate you watching

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    Carinthia Micro Tent Plus (Eberlestock Micro Condo Tent) - Preview
    TheOutdoorGearReview



    Published on Jun 28, 2016
    Today Luke is previewing the Carinthia Micro Tent Plus which is more commonly known as the Eberlestock Micro Condo Tent here in the States.
    One-Man tunnel tent with integrated mosquito-net.
    749,00 euros or $854.00 (eberlestock price is $899)
    NATO Stock Number: 8340-41-000- 2527.
    Link Carinthia : http://www.carinthia.eu/bags/en/shop/...
    Link Eberlestock : http://www.eberlestock.com/Micro-Cond...
    Dimensions: 34 x 106" [Enough interior space for one man and a backpack]
    Actual Weight = 3.9 lbs.
    Can be used as a bivy
    Includes poles, no stakes which you will need.
    full-length awning

    GORE-TEX® Gas Permeable Technology is a unique three-layer laminate, absolutely waterproof and extremely breathable. Unlike the GORE-TEX® Membrane, that is used for clothing, GORE-TEX® Gas Permeable Technology is air-permeable As a result, our bivy bags can be closed completely, providing absolute weather protection along with great comfort.

    Five loops on the back hold the insulating mat in place.
    Bivibag - tent one soldier
    Bivibag Micro Tent is actually a tent for one soldier. For its useful properties associated with small size in a collapsed state and low hmostostí it is used mainly by members of special units
    The bag has an unfolded shape of the tunnel with the opening over the entire length by means of two fasteners
    Special double flap covering the zip opening and makes it waterproof
    Taped seams prevent water seepage
    The bag is waterproof up to a height of water column 10000 mm
    On warm nights can keep the lid open zip and ensure good ventilation, with integrated mosquito net prevents access of mosquitoes and other vermin. Mosquito Net has a separate closure
    The five tabs on the bottom prevents undesirable shifts in the terrain the insulating mat
    Dimensions:
    unfolded: length 270 cm, maximum width 75 cm, height 43 cm
    in a collapsed condition: length 35 cm, about 12 cm
    Material: Gore-tex, including special modifications, which provides coverage in infrared light
    Water resistance: 10.000 mm water column
    Weight: 1800 g
    Color: olive green RAL 7013 (upon special order, the upper part of the German Army camouflage pattern)
    NSN (NATO Stock Number / NATO Stock Number):
    8340-41-000-2527
    Weight: 1800 g / 3.9lbs
    Packing Size: 13.7" x 4.7”

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    Gear Tasting 45: Memo Book Nostalgia and Long Range Shooting Prep
    ITS Tactical / Imminent Threat Solutions



    Published on Jun 30, 2016
    In this episode, Bryan discusses a new book from American Sniper Co-Author Scott McEwen and showcases the new ITS Memo Books, which are our take on the Government issued memorandum notebooks many of you may be familiar with.

    For Questions Over Coffee, Bryan answers a question dealing with carrying long range shooting gear and offers a look at the equipment he’ll be flying with to a long range shooting event.

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    Garmin 401 - http://amzn.to/1KFTguS
    Suunto Global MC-2 Compass - http://amzn.to/20aypeA
    Storacell Battery Holders - http://itstac.tc/1kg6zNG
    Kestrel Elite Weather Meter - http://amzn.to/29qvcTk
    Princeton Tec Remix Pro MPLS - http://amzn.to/1fVzdk5
    Rifles Only - http://www.riflesonly.com/
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    ITS Vapur Bottles - http://itstac.tc/vapurbottle
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    Urban Altoids EDC Kit (Version 3.0) #AltoidsV3
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    Published on Jul 2, 2016

    Altoids tins are commonly used in the prepper/survival community as a miniature storage container for gear and supplies. Over the years, I have refined my kits to focus less on “survival” items and more towards common, everyday tasks (e.g., “EDC”). Survival kits are designed specifically for survival situations in treacherous areas of the world, void of civilization. I live in an urban region where a Starbucks is usually within a few miles of most locations I will be at. Thus, the contents of my Altoids kit is custom designed for my specific environment. Everyone’s gear should be custom tailored to their individual needs, trade and region.

    This continuation of my ongoing Urban Altoids EDC Kits (version 3.0) incorporates a lot of the organization layout from the previous version, but with a few improvements in some of the individual gear. The specific items are included to compliment my current Everyday Carry (EDC), not just provide redundancy. There are no sharp items that could be considered as weapons, so it is fairly TSA Friendly. This design utilizes custom magnetic mounting of the individual items. This not only ensures that all items are positioned in their exact location, but it also allows the Altoids tin to be completely turned upside-down without any of the items falling out.

    I hope you enjoy this version of my Urban Altoids EDC Kit!
     
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    Night Vision - Part 2
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    Published on Jul 3, 2016
    NOTE: for the absolute best viewing results, watch video in high resolution 1080p.

    This video is the second in a series that delves into the topic of Night Vision. It addresses the basic question that many folks who are not familiar with Night Optical/Observation Devices often have: is Night Vision right for me?

    Make no mistake about it - night vision is expensive. That being said, it offers unparalleled tactical advantages. Is it worth the investment? In my experienced opinion, most definitely. Without question, in fact. But I'll let you watch and decide that for yourselves. Bottom line: this is a sizable purchase - and one should thus proceed carefully, armed with as much detailed information as possible. It is my sincere hope that this series helps the Prepper in that regard.

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    Extreme Budget LighTake Waterproof Back pack ,Waterprrofing Test
    Kullcraven Bushcraft



    Published on Jul 2, 2016
    I put the Lightake 42l waterproof back pack to the test of a rain storm. Here are the results.
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    NEW! Survival Roll/ Gear Organizer | Canadian Prepper
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    Published on Jul 3, 2016
    A new way to organize your gear in the field, at a base camp, access all your gear instantly with relative ease. Crowdfunding campaign coming soon! Your insights and suggestions for this project are valued and appreciated! Dont forget to subscribe for endless survivalism content!
     
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    Charging a Goal Zero Yeti 400 Battery w/two Boulder 15W Solar Panels
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    Published on Jul 6, 2016
    Testing out the charging time to charge my Goal Zero Yeti 400 Battery using two Goal Zero Boulder 15 Watt Solar Panels. My Yeti 400 is kept in my van to provide the power I need.
     
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    Gear Tasting 46: Long Range Shooting AAR, Kestrel Wind Meters and Workout Tracking
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    Published on Jul 7, 2016
    On this episode, Bryan provides a quick AAR of the gear he took to a recent long range shooting event, an overview of the Kestrel Elite Weather Meter and some insight into why it’s such a great tool to have.

    For Questions Over Coffee, Bryan reveals the secret of the matchbooks that we've been including with recent orders. He also answers a question on his preferred methods of tracking workouts.

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    Salomon Speed Assault Shoes - http://amzn.to/29qSWtv
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    Happy Camel Wool Socks - Review
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    Published on Jul 10, 2016
    Today Luke and Susan are reviewing the Happy Camel Wool Socks.

    ....

    Link Happy Camel : https://www.happycamelwool.com/

    Price : $16.00

    Weight : 2.6oz for the pair

    Size : small, Med, large, extra large

    Details about the socks :

    • 92% camel wool, 8% spandex and polyester

    • Lightweight, breathable, and moisture wicking

    • Naturally odor resistant

    • Natural lanolin moisturizes and softens

    • Hollow fibers provide excellent insulation

    • Comforting for achy muscles, sore joints, and arthritis.

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    Compact Multifunction and Mulituse Flash light
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    Published on Jul 12, 2016
    This light has many uses and i have used it for a while now and like this light. It uses 1 AA battery and can even be used as a lamp.
    To check this light out click here : http://www.thrunite.com/thrunite-t10-...
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    Pocket Chainsaw Review - Lightweight Backpacking & Camping Saw
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    Published on Jul 12, 2016
    A review of the Pocket Chainsaw – a packable, lightweight backpacking or camping saw option. http://www.sintax77.com

    As discussed in the video this is not a brand specific review, but rather an overview and discussion on pocket chainsaws in general.

    There are many different manufacturers out there making camping and survival saws with this general design, so if this design meets your usage needs, it's probably best to just find the best value one available to you. As you can see, it's basically just a length of chainsaw blade with nylon handles attached at each end.Of course there are minor variables to keep in mind, such as specially designed blades, alternative handle shapes, and chain lengths.

    The specific model seen in the video is a Chainmate 24-Inch Survival Pocket Chain Saw With Pouch (model CM-24SSP). It’s pretty much your standard pocket chainsaw in terms of quality and features, so I think it makes for an decent baseline for reviewing this type of saw.
     
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    Gear Tasting 47: MAS Grey, Painting Rifles and Breaking-News Sources
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    Published on Jul 14, 2016
    In this episode, Bryan provides an overview and history of the MAS Grey colorway and details on painting rifles. He also answers some Questions Over Coffee, including how gear is hung on our storage racks and app preferences for real-time breaking news alerts.

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    ITS Camo Comparison - http://itstac.tc/29S8Ix8
    Primary Arms Stencil - http://www.primaryarms.com/pacs/p/pacs/
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    Russian Gear Day. Tough Multi Functional Plash Palatka
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    Published on Jul 16, 2016
    On this Russian Gear Day I Show How To Turn The Plash Palatka Into A Poncho - How To Make The Standard 1-Man Russian Army Shelter. I Also Tell About The History And Some Of The Surprising Uses Of The Plash Palatka.
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    Only Reality counts here. Survival Russia promotes the philosophy of always carrying equipment and never to be parted from equipment which will affect chances of Survival.
    So did the old timers and pioneers of both the East and the West.
    Get Out and Train and Get it Done!
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    Max Velocity Tactical (MVT) - Patrol Course Observation
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    Published on Jul 16, 2016
    Short video observing patrol class operations at Max Velocity Tactical's West Virginia training facility. http://www.maxvelocitytactical.com/
     
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    Crank Radios, Multi-tools & Flashlights: The GEAR That Stood The Test of Time!
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    Published on Jul 16, 2016
    Crank radios, multi-tools, Flashlights. This is my commentary on some prepping items and every day carry items that held up and the items that didn't.
     
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    Emergency Response Bag...Do you have one?
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    Published on Jul 17, 2016
    Emergency Response Bag or ERB is needed to immediately react to problems in your community.
     

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