American Outdoor Guide November 2020

Prepare yourself family for when disaster strikes. Step-by step instructions on how to provide energy to your home, grow and preserve your own food, prepare a first-aid kit, make water drinkable.

United States
Engaged Media
US$ 6,99
US$ 27,99
12 Edições

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3 minutos
variety is the spice of life

We use this time-honored phrase as a guiding principle when we plan each issue of American Survival Guide. Rather than focus on a single topic, we think there’s more value and appeal in packing an assortment of subjects into every edition. Here’s what you’ll find in this issue—in what might be the broadest collection of interests yet. A reader recently suggested we talk about the effects of EMPs on motor vehicles, so we asked Jim Jeffries to dive deep and let us know what we should be concerned about and how to mitigate the threats. Jim even included some interesting facts about early U.S. atomic and nuclear tests and their outcomes. 2020 has been challenging, and we wanted you to be ready ... just in case. Everyone knows about BattlBox and the great…

9 minutos
new products

Winter is right around the corner, and Christmas is fast approaching. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we need to be prepared to take care of ourselves during extreme situations. We’ve prepared a list of new, high-quality items that are designed to do just that. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or helping a loved one become more self-sufficient, we think you’ll find many of these items useful enough to find a place in your preparedness kit. 1 MSR ZOIC 4 BACKPACKING TENT MSR designed the Zoic 4 with family and group backpacking trips in mind. The interior is roomy enough to be used with larger mattresses and gives up to four occupants plenty of room to stretch out; this includes a gear loft for each occupant. The tent features a full…

8 minutos
southern survivalis serious fun!

By now, most people in the survival community have heard of the monthly survival subscription box service called BattlBox. If you’re one of the thousands signed up for these incredible gear ensembles, unique and innovative products are sent directly to your home every month so you can build your preparedness collection. The items range from pure survival gear, self-defense and safety products to wilderness and camping equipment, as well as pieces that are so unique, they don’t fit into any discernible categories. However, with the plethora of amazing products sent each month and people eager to try them out, one of the most obvious questions seldom comes to mind: Where does BattlBox get all its incredible gear? The answer—thanks to the good people at BattlBox and to mega-streaming giant Netflix—comes in the…

1 minutos
streaming to big numbers

Not only did Southern Survival introduce a new audience to the world of survival television, it also translated to much more traffic on the BattlBox website. BattlBox’s Chief Marketing Officer John Roman pointed out that “in a typical month, we see around 150,000 sessions on our website. For July—the month our show launched—we saw 1.1 million.” With nearly eight times more website sessions recorded than average, the crew at BattlBox is hard at work to bring survival gear into your home for you to enjoy and depend on when the going gets tough and when the you-know-what hits the fan.…

1 minutos
where do they find all the goodies?

Mikki Montgomery, the crew’s product specialist, is the force behind locating most of the products for Southern Survival, as well as BattlBox’s subscription service. As Brandon Currin states, “We search the globe for new and exciting products, but we also receive a lot of potential products from companies wanting us to test their products in hopes of being added to our subscription. Also, some just want our honest feedback on products to ensure they work and are of good quality. They know we‘ll push them to their limits.” The team currently searches for all types of new and trusted gear in the fields of survival, self-defense, safety, first aid ... and just about any other category that could potentially keep you safe in nearly any emergency.…

1 minutos
where’s all the action?

Your first impression upon viewing Southern Survival will, no doubt, be the grand outdoor location where the show is filmed. According to Brandon Currin, “Most of the show was recorded at the BattlBox Ranch, located in southeastern Georgia. We have roughly 75 acres of land for testing products and using many different scenarios. This allows us to really get hands-on with products and see what they’re actually capable of.” The team needs every square inch of the ranch to bring viewers the most intense and in-your-face testing performed on a never-ending stream of survival gear.…