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Your survival kit must support Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. It should address basic needs such as food, water, and shelter. Consider adding these survival items to your kit.
A machete is a versatile survival weapon. A machete has many uses. It can cut, slash or pound, hunt, defend, or dig. It is also an excellent tool to have when clearing brush or making shelters in the wilderness. It is important to choose an easy-to use survival machete, which can be quickly pulled from its sheath. You can save precious time in an emergency by using this method.
This fixed blade machete comes with an ABS handle, and a stainless steel blade that is sharpened. It can be used quickly. It also comes with a nylon sheath that can be attached to a belt. It’s the ideal size to fit into a bug out or survival bag. Consider the length and weight of a machete when choosing one for your survival gear. A machete needs to be lightweight and easy to carry, yet long enough to accomplish the task.
It’s also a good idea to have some sort of protection on hand while using a machete. A heavy sheath can keep the blade safe from accidentally cutting you when it is in use. Last but not least, make sure that the machete you choose is easy to hold and can handle sap and grit.
Machetes are also useful as signal mirrors. The reflection of the blade, when angled towards the sun, can help rescuers find you. You can also use them to start a fire by striking flint on the edge of the blade.
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Whistles are a must-have survival item because of their ability to attract attention in the event of an emergency. The whistle’s piercing sound can be heard over wind, rain or other ambient noises. A whistle is a great tool for hunters, outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife watchers because it can scare away animals.
The whistle can be used to signal both the beginning and ending of an activity. It is often blown by referees during sporting events to indicate that a game has ended and that the teams are ready to change sides. In addition, whistles can be used to train dogs and other animals.
Some whistles are designed for serious purposes, such as a medical device that alerts users that anesthesia has been administered. Some whistles are designed for entertainment purposes. For example, an instant-cooling device that emits a whistling sound when activated, or a can opener that has an integrated whistle that plays a melodious song to help the user open the can.
When you’re camping or hiking, a high-definition horn is a great piece of survival equipment to have. These whistles can be easily stored in a survival kit or backpack and produce a loud high-pitched tone that works even in adverse weather conditions. A metal whistle with a mirror will help attract rescue personnel. A water-resistant matchbox, along with a fire-starter flint striking tool, are also useful in an emergency when you need to quickly build a fire or find your way on the trail. This is the most important piece of survival equipment that you can carry.
The Signal Mirror
The signal mirror is one of the most underrated items found in survival kits. On a sunny day, the mirror can reflect sunlight so that planes, helicopters, and boats can see you. This is useful if one is lost in a wilderness area where it’s difficult to contact rescuers. Although any reflective surface can serve as a signaling mirror in an emergency, a specially designed model is recommended to get the best results.
The perfect 2″ x 3″ mirror should weigh less than an ounce and have a glass or polycarbonate construction with a retroreflective grid for aiming. These features will increase the likelihood that you can capture a reflection from the sun and aim it at your target. Glass is preferred because it’s shatter-resistant and has the best reflectivity, but acrylic can also be a good choice. This acrylic model from SI Howard is a great pick for its price and durability, and it also has a handy whistle on the lanyard and a compass printed on the back.
It’s easy to use, but you need to practice a bit before you can get the hang of using it. Hold it so it’s centered in between your eyes and sun, then slowly move it to change the direction of light reflection. You can use this to alert rescuers or aircraft to your location, or you can aim it at a specific target such as tinder to start a fire.
A cross-hatch pattern is another important feature to look for when buying a survival mirror. It helps with aiming. This will produce a much more clear image than a simple glass mirror, which will help you spot your target quickly and easily. While most survival experts agree that mirrors are the best choice for emergency signaling, other reflective materials like stainless steel or even the shiny material on the back of a cell phone screen can be used in a pinch. You will need to be careful to not point it at deer or any other animal, as they might think that is your target and ignore.
The Fire Starter
Fire starters are an essential survival tool that is often forgotten. In a survival scenario, it can save you life as it allows small amounts of fuel to be turned into a roaring camping fire. As such, you should make sure to include one in your backpack when venturing into the wilderness.
Matches can be a convenient way to start fires but they may not work in certain situations. It is important to always have a reliable, secondary method of igniting the tinder. This could range from a magnifying lamp to a shepherd’s lighter.
It is possible to start a fire with a clear lens, such as a magnifying or jeweler lens, by focusing the sun’s rays through a bundle of tinder. Place the lens over the dry tinder and move it until the bright light is focused. The tinder will then quickly ignite. This method is easy to use and could save your life in certain circumstances.
Another very common way of creating a survival fire is by filling an egg carton with drier lint, saw dust or cotton balls and coating the entire thing in paraffin wax. The result is a highly flammable, waterproof and odorless survival fire starter. It can be used in windy or wet conditions.
This type of fire starter also known as a “shepherd’s lighter” is a survival essential for anyone who ventures into the wilderness. A shepard’s light combines a mechanical striker, usually a thumb-operated wheel or flintlock, with a fuel such as butane and other types of liquid petrol gas to produce a jet flame that can be directed towards tinder or fuel sources for quick combustion.
A traditional flint and steel survival fire starter has been in existence for thousands of years. These devices use a combination of flint and steel to create super-heated sparks that can be used to light char cloth or dry tinder. Modern versions of flint-and-steel fire starters use ferrocerium instead of flint in order to create hot sparks. These newer survival firestarters are easier to use, and can be used even in wet conditions. They also produce more sparks than the flint-and-steel version.