Exo Bars: Cricket Flour Protein Bars

Exo Bars

Exo Bars

I’ve talked about the Exo bars before. I wanted to try some but never got around to it. Recently I shot them an email to see if they would send out some for review. They got them right out to me. I decided to do this review a little different. Normally I will open an item and take lots of pictures. Tell you all about what I thought about the flavor. Not this time. Exo has a goal to make eating insects normal. They want it to go mainstream in America.

In America eating bugs has become such a taboo. Like I’ve written about before I have eaten bugs often. None of this when I have to I will crap. As Coach Nick Says I live the brand. So I wanted to help Exo with their goal. I had a lot of friends try the Exo bars. People that have never eaten bugs before. In a small way I wanted to turn a simple review into a way to open eyes. How did it go? How are the bars? Let’s find out.

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Trek Light Double Hammock Review

Trek light Double Hammock

Trek light Double Hammock

 

I like to use gear extensively before I review it. I don’t want to recommend something to you guys without first beating it. It if makes it through my torture tests then It gets the survivalpunk stamp of approval. I bought my trek light double hammock a few years ago. For a while it didn’t get much use. I knew I needed to review it. For the past few months I have used it daily. Right now I’m using it like a couch. Also a bed and a chair. At this point I have used it more than the regular user ever will. I know the trek light hammock inside and out. What do I think of it after all this time? Let’s find out.

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Episode #33 3D Printers For Survival

 

 

3D Printer

3D Printer

 

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Join James and Mike this week as they discuss 3D printers for survival. James discusses how he selected internet for Dual Homestead. Mike had to go to the doctor’s office. We talk about ISIS getting arrested at the border. What did it really mean? Mike reads another article from Cracked. He discusses 7 Survival Tactics that will get you killed.

James and Mike review the Exo bars made from cricket flour. James tricks Mikes daughter into eating a piece of the exo bar. It was Mikes first time eating bugs. What did he, the ultimate picky eater think?

Want a new use for pine bark? Try making Pine Bark Bacon. James made some and was  surprised by the results.

The main topic of the episode is all about 3d printers. They are the future. Don’t think they have anything to do with survival? Listen into todays show to see how they do. Everything from printing guns to starting a business

 

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5 Indispensable Tools for Hunting Deer

White Tailed Deer

White Tailed Deer

 

5 Indispensable Tools for Hunting Deer

With deer hunting season fast approaching, it’s time to start dusting off all of your equipment. If you’re new to the sport, it can be hard to pick out just what, exactly, is essential to a great hunt. While we’ve advanced in technology since the days of our ancestors’ wooden bows and slings, there are still some things at the core of hunting that never change.

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Traveling In the Winter : How To Be Prepared

Car in the ditch Traveling In the Winter

Car in the ditch

 

Let’s finish up the winter prepping series. Today I’m talking about traveling in the winter. We’ve seen the news reports every winter. Someone gets stuck in their vehicle during a storm. They either die of exposure, or dehydration. Those are the two main focuses today. I will mention food. More for comfort and strength though. It will take weeks to die of starvation. You will most likely be found in that time.

I am going to advocate staying in your vehicle. If it is 0n the road at least. If you went off the road make sure to leave signs for rescue workers. You’re trapped on the side of the road. Surrounded by snow. No cell phone reception.  Getting home is not an option. What do you do? Traveling in the winter is dangerous but I have tips for you today.

 

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