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Prepping Skills You Need

Prepping Skills You Need

When you make the decision to take part in the prepping lifestyle you make the decision to dedicate yourself to the ideal of preparation. In order to do that you need to be sure to stock up on food supplies. You also have to be sure to develop a set of necessary skills that will carry you through a disaster situation. Some skills are there to create just a little bit more convenience. Other skills, however, are absolutely essential and are the only thing that will stand between you and certain death. Here are two of the most important survival skills that you can develop as a prepper and why you absolutely need them.

Properly Building a Fire

One of the most important skills that anyone should able to learn, prepper or otherwise, is that of building a proper fire. That does not mean that you should only be able to start a fire with two sticks. It means that you should know how to choose the right kind of wood for your fire as well as knowing how to properly structure the wood pile so that it burns better and longer. It does not matter how big the fire you make is if it burns out in less than an hour. These are the kinds of firestarting skills you need to have. You can read more about firestarting.

Weapon Handling

It may be unpleasant to think about, but if you do not know how to properly handle a weapon during a disaster then you are setting yourself up for some serious danger. Whether you decide to learn how to use a gun, crossbow, or any other number of possible weapons you absolutely need to develop mastery at defending yourself. It is also important that you learn how to use a weapon for hunting. You can learn more about crossbows at Patriots closet.

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Review of the Firefly 2

Review of the Firefly 2


The world of vaporizers is one that has only really been prominent for a few years now. When vaporizers were first introduced to the market there were many people who thought they would be little more than a passing fad which would be quickly and quietly forgotten. This was not the case at all as vaporizers have grown to incredible heights in terms of popularity. It can even be said that the community of people who use vaporizers has become its own little subculture. In that subculture one of the most respected vaporizers on the market is that of the Firefly vaporizer.

The Firefly vaporizer is one of the most popular portable vaporizers on the market, even several years after its introduction. You can read more about how incredibly popular it was but the real kicker was how powerful it was compared to the other portable vaporizers that were on the market at that time. It was one of the first vaporizers to offer up all of the power and performance of a desktop vaporizer while still having all of the convenience of a portable vaporizer. Now there is a new model available, the Firefly 2. Here is how the Firefly 2 stacks up to the original model.

New and Improved Body

The body of the original Firefly is one of the best designed of any portable vaporizer on the market. There are a lot of portable vaporizers that just look like a menagerie of parts but the Firefly looked like one solid piece. It was stylish, sleek, and functional. However, it did have some problems in terms of actual function. First of all it was heavier than most portables, which made carrying it around in one’s pocket fairly difficult. It was also a little bit too bulky which made actually getting it into a pocket to be problematic.

The Firefly 2 fixes all of those problems. The first thing that needs to be said is that the body is actually one third smaller than the original model. This means fitting it into your pocket is a much more manageable task than before. It is also up to fifty percent less heavy than the previous model. This is all thanks to its brand new magnesium alloy body which allows for the body to be smaller and lighter without sacrificing performance and functionality. It is, quite simply, a massive improvement to an already amazingly designed body.

Easier to Clean

The biggest problem with most portable vaporizers on the market, especially the pen style vaporizers, is that they are such a pain to try and keep clean. This is because they have so many different small components such as screens that you have to be very careful and delicate with. Otherwise you run the risk of breaking them. If you do not have your warranty then that means you could end up having to spend more money replacing parts or the entire vaporizer. This can all add up to be a very expensive problem in the long run.

The Firefly 2, on the other hand, is a much simpler vaporizer to have to clean because it does not have any of the smaller components. It does not have the screen. It simply needs to be cleaned with a cleaning cloth and some isopropyl alcohol. You simply dab the cloth with the alcohol and give the vaporizer a very thorough wiping down. This is all thanks to the fact that the Firefly 2 is a very sleek and simple design without any of the overly complicated components that you will see on other portable vaporizers.

The Firefly 2 is the kind of improvement that any company would want to see with their sophomore release. It completely breaks the curse of the sophomore slump and proves that the Firefly team is serious about putting out a quality product instead of simply trying to cash in on something that they falsely perceive to be a fad. If you are curious about vaporizers and are unsure of which one to try then the Firefly 2 is definitely worth the consideration. It is an absolute powerhouse of performance that will amaze you. You will not regret trying it.