Tools and Gear

What Is MOLLE and Why You Should Care

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MOLLE (pronounced Molly, like the girls name), is the acronym for Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment. Molle gear is the current Army standard for equipment carrying load bearing packs worn by the combat soldier. NATO troops, especially the United States and Great Britain, utilize the MOLLE system. These systems are often …

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Why We Should All Have a Geiger Counter

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Ahh, memories… I remember back in the day at school we used to have emergency disaster drills. We were all marched out into the hallway and lined up against the wall. We were then instructed to sit down facing the wall, put our heads between our knees and our hands …

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How to Battle Harden Your Bug Out Bag

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When it comes to bug out bags, we spend a lot of our time thinking about the different types of gear that we might need in a whole range of situations that we might find ourselves in if the SHTF. We often consider what our skill levels are in different …

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Types of Survival Saws You Should Get ASAP

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I have learned over and over that processing wood in a survival situation is absolutely essential.  Whether you are building a shelter, building a fire, building a trap, or crafting tools, you have to be able to cut wood to a precise length.  There are dozens of different tools available …

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Bow Battle: Recurve VS Compound

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For a survivalist, this is a difficult question to answer because there are so many factors involved in your decision. I hope to help you through the maze of considerations in this article and I will attempt to keep it from becoming something you read when you have trouble sleeping. …

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Essential Tools and Gear for Long-Term Survival

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Preparing for emergencies is about accumulating the knowledge, supplies, and tools to handle whatever life may throw at you next. A power outage that lasts a few days, or a flood that requires you to evacuate for several days is just a temporary situation. Temporary emergencies are easier to handle …

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30 Survival Items Under $30

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When I first got into prepping and survival, I felt the need to go out and buy as much gear and I could find. I think this is probably a normal reaction as you learn about the different ways to survive in different situations. However, as soon as I started …

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