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Swiss Army Knife Vs. Plier Multi-Tool:

The first Swiss Army Knife was introduced over 125 years ago! These legendary tools have survived over a century for good reason; functionality, quality and durability coupled with an elegant design have made Victorinox a well known name in the survival community. The swiss army knife always seems to deliver, it has so many uses and always manages to provide more than what is expected.

Plier multi-tools are the evolution of the multi-tool concept. They offer an unbelievable amount of gadgets crammed into a small, light and durable frame. The main pliers are usually spring loaded and can handle very tough jobs. If stuck in the wilderness these tools have unlimited uses and will prove there worth time and time again.

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Interacting With Northern Moose:

Interesting Fact: It has been reported that female moose are responsible for more deaths in Canada than any other animal including the grizzly! Moose have earned the title of most dangerous animal in Canada.

Male moose are most aggressive when they go into their rut during the fall mating season. When it comes time to mate male moose will stop eating for up to a month and their neck will swell in size. This is the time in which male moose exhibit dominant behavior and go into a frenzied rage. Should they attack they will lower their set of antlers and charge, they can also use their antlers to maul, stab and throw the victim around while they are down.

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Bannock the Ancient Survival Food:

When deciding which food to bring on your next survival outing bannock should undoubtedly be on the list. This simple food has a rich history but its origins date so far back that they are practically unknown. Eaten by survival enthusiasts, soldiers, hunters, trappers, native Indians and countless others bannock has truly earned its place in history as a key survival food.

Bannock is a very simple yet tasty food that will boost your energy levels and satisfy your hunger. Bannock is very high in carbohydrates which is what you need to keep your body fueled when burning lots of calories throughout the day.

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How Long Do you Have to Boil Water?:

How long do you really need to boil water to kill all the dangerous micro-organisms it contains? This has been a highly debated topic in the survival community for a long time. Some say the water is not safe to drink until it has reached a rolling boil other say 5, 10 or even 20 minutes of boiling. This article will put the issue to rest and give you the exact amount of time it takes to purify your water.

So why exactly is this a big issue you ask? Why not just boil the water for half an hour to be safe? Well, if you only have access to a limited source of water you don't want it evaporating, when it comes to survival you need to manage your resources sparingly. If your only source of fire is a fuel burner any extra time spent boiling will waist your precious fuel!

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How To Choose the Right Machete:

This article will cover almost everything you need to consider when choosing to buy a new machete. Functionality, size, blade composition, blade processing, handle, accessories and price.

First things first. Think of what kind of tasks you will be using your machete for. Functionality is key. Machetes are manufactured in a wide variety of shapes and sizes; bolo, bowie, gerber, kurkri and double-edged machete are just a few of the many different styles on the market. Some are effective for chopping mid sized trees while others are better for clearing light brush.

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