Tools And Gear

Pocket Survival Tools for EDC

You can’t carry your bug out bag with you everywhere, right? As much as I’d like to – walking around the grocery store with a 40# pack on my back would get some strange looks! And it’s just not [...]

October 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bugging Out With Batteries: Time To Simplify

I’m generally not one to advocate a great deal of tech toys in your bug out bag. Having a lot of survival gear that relies on electricity means carrying extra batteries for every device you need to use, and that adds [...]

September 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Best Survival Shovel: Ultimate Digging Showdown

If you feel the need to carry a digging tool in your 72 hour bug out bag (and why don’t you?), you’ll want to make sure you’re putting only the best survival gear in your pack. A proper shovel is no [...]

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

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

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

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

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

Best Budget Survival Knife Under $50

Regardless of your budget, you need a good survival knife as part of your bug out bag. If you’re like most preppers, you want the best knife you can get for your money – but you also have to consider balancing [...]

July 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

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