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How to Tie a Tactical Scarf
Wear a tactical scarf also called a shemagh or keffiyeh

How to tie a tactical scarf (and why you'll want one).
A tactical scarf, also called a shemagh or keffiyeh (meaning "from
the city of Kufa") is as practical as a bandanna. A shemagh
tactical scarf is a great way to protect your face and neck from
sun, wind, and sand. It also works as winter headwear against
snow and cold winds! It's also ideal for natural disasters and man
made ones!

Imagine if you were among the surviving at 911 and had a
shemagh to protect yourself from the clouds of dust. Or to shield
you from the aftermath of debris from an earthquake. Also, a
shemagh / keffiyeh tactical scarf can mask foul smells! Now you
can see the practical side of owning a shemagh as a prepper.

The video above shows how to tie a tactical scarf seven different
ways, including:
  1. Neck wrap
  2. Bandit mask
  3. Ninja
  4. British SAS
  5. Pirate
  6. Special Operations
  7. Warmth Combo

For you skeptics out there,
Creek Stewart wears a keffieyh
/shemagh. As well U.S. and British Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan
wear the tactical scarf!

More creative prepper uses for a shemagh or keffiyeh:
So now you know how to wear a tactical scarf. Whether you call it
a tactical scarf, a shemagh or a keffeyeh, you'll find infinite uses
and will probably want to take one camping or hunting. You'll
definitely want one in your bugout bag when you consider the
usefulness is much the same way you'd
wear a bandanna.

24 Practical Ways to Use a Tactical Scarf
While it looks good, a tactical scarf is not for fasthion. There are
dozens of ways to improvise use of a tactical scarf. Here is our
list of 24 practical ways a prepper could  use tactical scarf:
  1. bandage for a wound
  2. blindfold
  3. candlewick
  4. compress to relieve soreness and inflammation
  5. cordage for a variety of uses (unravel or use in the entirety)
  6. dew collector
  7. diversion flag for a bear or mountain lion
  8. dust mask
  9. filter for getting the major chunks of debris from water
  10. handcuffs
  11. headwrap protection from the elements (heat or cold)
  12. hobo pack to collect wild edibles or loose gear
  13. identifier for members of your group (if you have the same
    color and design)
  14. knee pad
  15. mosquito net
  16. net for fishing
  17. pillowcase cover for sleeping in the wilderness
  18. potholder at a campsite
  19. sling for an injured arm
  20. tinder (cut off the ends)
  21. signal flag
  22. washcloth or towel
  23. weapon (sling rocks)
  24. wick for emergency candle (cut off the ends)

Happy endings...
So there you have it: a surprising prepper favorite with men is
the tactical scarf, also called a shemagh or keffiyeh. Now that
you know how to wear and tie a tactical scarf (seven different
ways) and the dozens of ways to use a tactical scarf, you'll want
to get one for yourself. There is no better place than Amazon for
convenience and variety.

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