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How To Make Your Own Survival Bracelet Redux

Quite some time ago I posted a link to instructions on how to make your own survival bracelet. I also ordered some 550 lb paracord and fasteners so that I too could make my own survival bracelets. ¬†I did a little poking around and came across Stormdrane’s Blog, which is an AMAZING wealth of knowledge

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How To Make Your Own Firestarters

You can purchase a variety of products designed to assist you in starting a fire (Esbit, Fatwood, EZ Fire, and so forth) while camping or backpacking.  However, being something of a Do-It-Yourself kinda girl, I like to make my own. The credit for this idea goes to the lovely crew of backpackers we met during