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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I carry lots of emergency gear in my vehicles, but I'm ashamed to say I haven't been carrying emergency flares or anything like emergency flares. I am going to rectify that very soon, and I'm looking for advice as to what I should buy. Should I buy the old-fashioned emergency flares like these...
  2. Vendor Deals
    When Bushcraft goes wrong, you need reliable tools for signaling your position to rescuers. Cyalume's SOS Signal Light and Personnel Marker Light are mil-spec chemlights designed for exactly this purpose. Visible for up to a mile on land and up to three miles from the air, these American-made...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Who makes the brightest Chem lights you're familiar with? I bought a few from the local Target, and they're crap hah. What do you use and like?
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ok, here's the thing. I have always been hesitant to store chem lights as they naturally lose potency so fast. Yes, the more expensive ones last longer, but I just don't like that there is nothing to be done. On the other hand, I have a chance to get a large number possibly free, and want to...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I'm interested in the Surefire E2D LED I have the FENIX LD20 (two of them) (2 AA) and the LD10 (1 AA) I like the idea of having lights that take an easy to find battery. So would you add another light that will take a different type of battery but would be a better quality flashlight.
  6. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Everyone knows what a light stick is.... those cool little things you bend, snap and they make light for 8-12 hours..... Let's discuss these please. Blue, green, yellow, WHITE, red, orange, purple.... Which glow is your favorite color? Which color would be most useful? What are some uses...
  7. British Isles and ROI
    Chemical Light Sticks (Cyalume and Lumica) Chemical Light Sticks (glo-sticks) are gaining popularity in the Prepper community after finding very broad acceptance in the military and industrial environments’, they are an ideal alternative to candles and battery hungry flashlight in many survival...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I recently ordered a new Dietz oil lantern. It is on back-order. My wife and I like to visit antique shops and I sometimes see old lanterns for sale at them. What I am wondering is what should I look at on a used lantern? Do parts wear out? I would guess the first two things to look at would...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Wow! Those Blizzard Lanterns are big! I ordered four Blizzard Lanterns and two extra globes from Lehman's last week and they arrived today. One of the lanterns globe had a couple of long thin bubbles that extended from the top edge, down toward the bottom for about 1 1/4" and had cracked. I...
  10. British Isles and ROI
    Bit of a shortage in the UK of Cyalume sticks for the last 18 months especially white ones.The army is probably hogging em all, and I'm hearing some pretty crap feedback about some types of liesure brands of light stick. So I bought and tried out these NATO specification Light sticks from...
  11. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I have lamps from my grandmother that use kerosene and newer ones from the 70 and 80's. Can i use kerosene in those , also, or should i stick with the bottles of lamp oil available at the hardware store,etc.
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I saw a thread here awhile ago talking about using lawn solar lights as lighting in emergency situations but now I can't find it. Anyone know? Thanks! :thumb:
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to purchase four quality kerosene lanterns. Over many years I have purchased a few & I'm not happy with them, poor light, leaks etc. Basically junk, you get what you pay for. I don't mind spending a few bucks for quality. I have done my homework on fuel & know that I need to use a K1...
  14. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    On the last camping trip, Shonuff did something that impressed me. He took a chem light and hung it under the canopy covering his hammock. Bugs started coming around the light, so Shonuff threw the chem light on the ground a few feet from his hammock. This chem light provided some real...
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