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Make a DIY Raft Out of Trash Bags



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Whether it’s a natural disaster like a flood, or you simply need to cross a body of water to get to safety, a raft will be very handy.

It’s important to remember that it’s not always a good idea to swim in these situations, even if you have the skills. The risks involved may be too many. After all, there is no point in trying to be a hero in survival situations. The goal is to come out alive.

Carrying a life raft is not a good idea, and stuffing it into your bug out bag is impossible. But with a knife, some long branches, cordage and trash bags you can build your own emergency raft.

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Check out the following video to learn how.


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  3. John Donnellan

    June 10, 2019 at 10:04 PM

    I need an easy and cheap way to distil salt water

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