Survival Wire Saws: Essential Tool or Garbage?

Every prepper or survivalist has likely seen a pre-built survival kit that contains one of these little items. With the promise of saw-like power in a handy ultra lightweight container, how could one pass up having one of [...]

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Beyond Beans and Bullets

If you watch too much Reality TV and read too many prepper blogs, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “Beans, Bullets, and Band-Aids.” This phrase sums up the standard made-for-TV personality prepper who [...]

September 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

There’s Something About MOLLE

If you’ve read anything about buying a bug out bag, you’ve undoubtedly seen references to MOLLE compatible backpacks. If you don’t know anything about MOLLE, hopefully this article will give you the [...]

September 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Vehicle Emergency Survival

Photo Credit: Michael Pereckas @Flickr With cold weather drawing closer and closer, it’s a good time to reexamine your vehicle emergency survival kit if you have one or start preparing one if you don’t. While [...]

September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Urban Get Home Bag

Having a bug out bag is essential to all survival scenarios, but they’re generally not suitable (weight, cost, etc) as an everyday carry, so you’re often going to be left in situations where your bug out bag is [...]

September 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Going Grey?

Going grey isn’t just about hair color anymore. So put away your box of Just For Men, and let’s talk about survival.   So what is “going grey” in a survival situation? Going grey is the ability [...]

July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bug Out or Bug In?

The choice of leaving your home in the wake of a disaster, zombie uprising, or other calamity versus hunkering down is not an easy decision to make. If you don’t already have at least a basic plan of what it would [...]

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Get to da Choppa! Survival Axes and Hatchets

Survival blades are hot topics of survival bloggers, but most stick only to the topic of knives. Today, we’re going to chop through (pardon the pun) the typical knife post and talk about the big boys of survival blades [...]

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Minor Power Outages Remind Us…

A line of storms ripped through the mid-Atlantic states last night, and as happens with violent weather – our power went out for about 2 hours. Certainly no major emergency, and we weren’t really ready to access [...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Survival Kits and Bug Out Bags

If you’ve read anything from survival blogs, forums, or reality TV shows, you’ve no doubt heard about survival kits. Typically made in a small tin container (like an Altoid’s tin) or small plastic travel [...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

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