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Making a Flip-Flop Winch (Video)

Making a Flip-Flop Winch (Video)

  I have written several articles lately about recent survival stories of everyday people.  Most of these stories share one commonality, they began with a vehicle getting stuck.  Of course, it’s a good idea to drive with caution, and keep some basic supplies in your vehicle at all times in case you do find yourself stuck, but you should also be prepared to free your vehicle if it does get stuck so that you can drive to safety and avoid a potentially life-threatening situation all together.  Here is an article with some tips on how to get your vehicle unstuck, […]

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Your Bug Out Vehicle

Your Bug Out Vehicle

One of the biggest mistakes that some of the survivalists out there make is with their bug out vehicle. They go overboard and buy something ostentatious like a Hummer decked out with “survival accessories”. Some even advertise that they are preppers right on the vehicle. These tend to be the same preppers who go overboard and buy the biggest and best gadgets that they can find, and the ones who think having more accessories, gadgets, and red dot sights on their rifles will help them to become the biggest and toughest survivors on the planet. Mostly, it just shows that […]

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Tips for Getting Your Vehicle Unstuck

Tips for Getting Your Vehicle Unstuck

Whether you have gotten your vehicle stuck in the mud off road, or the sand in the remote desert, or even in high snow on a highway during a bad storm, getting your vehicle moving again could be the difference between getting home and a struggle to survive.  If your vehicle isn’t able to move, you could stuck in remote areas or in weather that could kill you in hours.  Here are a few simple tips for getting your vehicle moving again and getting you back to safety.   Be Prepared If you are in an area that is prone […]

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How to Survive When Your Vehicle is Under Water

How to Survive When Your Vehicle is Under Water

Being able to quickly exit a car that is being submerged in water is very important to know how to do should your area be threatened by a hurricane, as there is often severe flooding following. There are of course other instances in which this might happen, so everyone should know what to do. Recently a video of two men saving a woman and her dog from drowning in a submerged vehicle went viral.  This woman was extremely fortunate to have these men come across her in time.  Had it been a minute later, even if she were alive they […]

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