The Only Lighter You'll Ever Need
21 Sep 2016

The Last Lighter You’ll Ever Need

Think about it . . .  if you’re in a real survival situation, are you going to be using up your magnesium firestarter and gel kindling right off the bat, or will you save that and get your hands on a Bic lighter or a hundred? It’s going to take

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Polaris ACE 500 ATV New for 2017
19 Sep 2016

Polaris ACE 500 ATV New for 2017

Check out the new 2017 model of the Polaris ACE 500 ATV. Now featuring the 33 HP 500cc ProStar EFI engine, the new 2017 Polaris ACE 500 is more powerful than the company’s previous model. The 2017 redesign offers riders 10% more leg room and a gallon of storage space

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month
16 Sep 2016

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

September is Emergency Preparedness Month, where agencies try to get the word out about families and individuals being more prepared to handle social emergencies and natural disasters. We at Shadowfox would like to join in the chorus and encourage you to do something this month to make yourself and your

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How to Survive a Tornado
09 Sep 2016

How to Survive a Tornado

While storms that spawn tornadoes are thought of as being primarily a spring thing, because the majority of tornadoes occur from April through June. But the reality is that tornadoes can happen at any time of year. In fact, an F-2 tornado just ripped through an industrial park in Windsor,

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Traveling and survival gear, what can you take with you?
05 Sep 2016

12-Point Checklist: Survival Items Preppers Can Take on an Airplane

When you travel, you might feel limited in what survival gear you depend on, because you can’t always take your important items with you. If you’re flying on an airplane, TSA has strict guidelines regarding the type of products and their sizes that you’re allowed to carry on board and pack.

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100% Kevlar Shoelaces
31 Aug 2016

100% Kevlar Shoelaces

The ITS Tactical Kevlar Escape Laces are the first 100% kevlar shoelaces on the market. Other laces are only reinforced with kevlar fibers.

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Which Olympic Sports Mold the Best Survivalists?
16 Aug 2016

Which Olympic Sports Mold the Best Survivalists?

I had a random thought while watching the summer Olympics: If civilization fell apart and I was left to fend for a small group along with myself, which athletes would fare best? Some would undoubtedly do better than others in a survival scenario. But if it came down to five,

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Assemble a Pet First-Aid Kit
05 Aug 2016

Assemble a Pet First-Aid Kit

Summertime means more people are out and about, including bringing their four-legged friends along. While the weather’s warm and the living is easy, as they say, there are more things out in the environment that can cause problems with animals. Protect your pet with pet first aid and have a

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There is no safe place outdoors during lightning
01 Aug 2016

Practical Guide: 3 Ways to Stay Safe in a Lightning Storm While Camping

Using this practical guide to saying safe in a lightning storm while camping may save your life. Lightning can strike anywhere when a storm breaks out. Depending on where you’re located outdoors, a thunderstorm could be potentially dangerous. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that there is no safe

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Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.
26 Jul 2016

Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.

What makes the most sense? Buying a generator that requires gasoline or electricity, or buying a generator that provides electricity by harnessing the free energy from the sun? Well…it’s not that simple is it? Solar has advantages, for sure, but the gear is expensive, fragile and not very portable. It

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