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The Best Survival Christmas Gifts for 2019

The Best Survival Christmas Gifts for 2019

It’s that time of year again to think about Christmas and what can you give that special person in your life that is a prepper or someone that prepares for all types of Natural Disasters or someone that lives in a area prone to disasters or that might need to prep and need your help and advice for other type disaster or the person looking to prepare for SHTF? Think about something they can actually use in their Daily Life / EDC - EveryDay Carry compared to something they can putting their Bug Out Bag / Truck Bag and weigh the difference in what they really would appreciate and / or need to have on hand. Now the most important thing to remember is do you very best to buy something of QUALITY! Do not go out to a discount store and buy them just because it is on sale for the Holidays and you can buy a pack of 10 / 20 flash lights for $10; they are JUNK! We all started that way and we ended up in a local emergency and they failed and looked back and wondered who gave us this piece of crap. Put some thought into what that special person is looking for: Urban Survivalist Vs Bushcraft / Wilderness survival, so think about this too as that would definitely play into your decision making list of items. I will add that some of these items we all need in our daily carry no matter what in our EDC Daily lives! I personally would like something for my EDC / Daily Life compared to something for my Bug Out / Truck Bag, but that too is just as important at times as I live in an area prown to Tornadoes and Severe Thunder Storms and occasional Hurricanes. EDC is very personal to many and just as important as we all are very picky about what we carry on our person every day compared to what we might have in our vehicles and / or Bug Out Bags / Vehicles Bags too; so ask questions before buying and learn what that person is looking for. I carry for example a knife every day as well have at arms reach a small flashlight. There are knives I like and knives I do not like so it would be up my special someone to know the difference when looking for me a new knife. I am always looking for a better flashlight, so that might be a great gift for me but it has to be the right one as a new knife would be, so asking questions would be the first thing in my case. Over the last year I have been taking notes on my favorite tools and gear that would make the best presents for anyone that like being a little more prepared than usual.

Listed below are the results and the 12+ Best Survival Christmas gifts I believe you can get your hands on this season not necessarily in order as great gift for anyone starting off preparing for any disaster or just prepping in general.

Small Flash Light – StreamLight makes great flashlights for a variety of uses from EDC carry to Bug Out Bag Carry and all on various budgets plans. I have used StreamLight products for years and if Law Enforcement uses them, you know they have to be good. Another one is Sure Fire, favorites of the Los Angeles Police and L.A.P.D. SWAT. but they can be pricey. I also have one of them too and have owned one for 30 years and it still works today and absolutely love it. Olight seem to be new on the mart and they seem to be really advertising a lot lately pushing the market hard which causes me some concern. Everyone seem to be doing product reviews on them for one reason or another and I have to wonder why???? Are they cost friends or is it because they are just the 2019 new light of the year and will fade in 2020.but every time I try to buy one and they are always out of stock for the one I want or our out of my price range but offer some great features. I have initial mixed reviews on this one!!!

I am also thinking of trying out the ThruNite as I I think they have great reviews, they have been out a while and they offer a $19 and a $29 EDC version that is cost affordable for most people without having to get into the $75 / $100 range which no one wants to do that.

Head Lamp - One of the things many fail to get in prepping is a really good quality Head Lamp. When you are broken down on the side of the road or in a SHTF situation you need your hands and having a head lamp to shine a light on things could be a key element to get you to safety. You need one that swivels and has adjustable setting. Also having one that has different colors i.e. Red, Green is a must too. Don't skimp out on those cheapy one and opt for a good quality one. remember to also get extra batteries and keep them with the head lamp. I sometimes use an old Crown Royal Liquor Bag to store my lamp in. Helps keep moisture away from my electronics and keeps things dry..You can pick them up for free most of the time from bars if you ask nicely; they may even have them in different colors. I have no recommendations on this, just find one you like.

Speedy Sharp - Sharpens Anything with an Edge. The Original Speedy Sharp is compact and fits in your pocket, tool box, or hunting pack. Quickly sharpen and hone anything with an edge, from knives and clippers, to shears and axes, and more! You can also use Speedy On your Ferro Rods. Here is why I love Speedy: Click Here

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Ferro Rod - Fire Striker as some call it. Nothing a Prepper needs more than the ability to start a fire. You cannot depend on a BIC or cheap lighter; fuel will run out when you need it the most you can guarantee that and they don't always work in the cold!, but having a good Ferro Rod or Fire Steel is the key. I personally prefer Feer Rods over Magnesium Bars just because they are less work to get you up and going. Schrade makes a good one (as seen above) and we also sell one thru our web site (Click Here)

Knife (Good Auto, Folder & Fixed) First, you can never have too many knives! Having a good knife is always a must have and check with that special someone on drop some hints to find out what they like. Having a Auto & / or Folder for EDC is a MUST! But most will say a Fixed Blade is also a Must for Vehicles and Bug Out Bags. MoraKniv (Fixed) are the new niche knives that everyone have fallen in love with and who wouldn’t for under $20. I like my Mora and have one with us all the time and the truck as well as another favorite. K-Bar Becker 16 is with me.

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Multi Tool - Having a Good Multi Tool is vital in every Emergency Kit as you just cannot carry a tool box with you everywhere, nor would you want too. You have to decide what style you want. Personally, I am fond of the Gerber over the Leatherman myself but I think the Leatherman may have been the first on the market and may have started the multi-tool crave in the people wanting MultiTools. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. In the fullsize I like the Gerber, in the mini I like the Leatherman. It all depends on how you carry it and what you want it for; EDC or in your To Go Bag / Gear. For me, I have the Large right now and a bunch of the smaller Leatherman. The large is in my Go Bag and the mini is in my EDC Carry, vehicles and several other packs and I am now investigating the new Leatherman Mini for a possible swap over for my EDC. I have just never been fond of the Leatherman, but like I said it is m personal choice, but 1000's of people all over the world love the Leatherman. They are always coming out with new one's all the time Please, please do not depend on your life on those cheapy ones that come out at Christmas / Holiday time. I have tried those and when you need them and your life depends on them, they break every time. If you are giving them as a gift the worst thing in the world is giving someone a gift like this and having it break and knowing it could have saved their life and it was the horrible tool you gave someone that could have saved them or even helped them and are broke down on the side of the road for hours and having the right tool could have helped them!

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I am fond of the MUV adaptable water filter. MUV is an adaptable water filter that gives you protection from contaminants in municipal water as well as all the way up to virus and bacteria protection in some of the most inhospitable places in the world. Using modular technology that works with a water bottle, hydration reservoir, as a straw, or as a gravity filter you get clean water anytime, anywhere. Also have a collapsible water bottle could save your life. If you are looking at water filters make sure you get one that screw onto a soda bottle and not the so-called straw kind as from personal experience they are a pain to bend over to use. Filling up an old soda bottle and attaching a water filter is always a better way of going and that’s why I like the MUV as you can use it so many different ways and the one featured can be used 4-5 ways so it is the best value too.

Fire Kits – There are too many to discuss as there are now so many personal options to choose from and so many ways to make your own kits now days, but I am a huge fan of Fat Rope and Wax Wood myself and we used to sell it but when the company changed, we are not able to import it any more from Canada. Other larger retailers are able to get we are just not able too as a small family owned

business. Don't forget Tinder Quick Tabs - I love those things and they literally take up no space. I personally suggest a kit like our or building your own. If your from the South you know what Fat Wood is, if your from the North, North East or even out West you might not know what Fat Wod is or have readily available Fat Wood Like we do here in the South. but we sell Fat Wood here at EveryDay Preppers What is Fat Wood ? Fatwood is formed by a natural process in pine trees. Pine trees use pitch or resin—a sticky, waterproof substance—to protect themselves from damage. In the living tree, resin flows to areas of insect activity, limb loss, or other damage. When the resin hardens it seals off the area, protecting it from boring insects and moisture. After a pine tree dies, the plant’s resin gradually concentrates in the heartwood—the dead wood in the center of the trunk. This process occurs whether the tree is upright or fallen, and whether it’s intact or only the stump remains. The outer layer of wood, called the sapwood, rots away, but the resin concentrated in the heartwood means that extraordinarily rot-resistant portion remains. We offer it in small bags that you can cut up yourself for your own kits whether it be Altoid tins or other fire kits. message us for details.

EDC / Altoid Kits - I also suggest building a small EDC – Kit Similar to that of the one’s made and used by “The Urban Prepper”. He is a great guy and has come up a ton of different options for the Urban dweller. Check out his site and tell him we sent you in his comments. If you have kids, these are great to work with them with and get them involved to build one with them. Of course take out the knifes. Make sure you check out The Urban Prepper for ideas. Click that hyper link to take you to his channel.