Tools and Gear

12 Types of Knives You Need for Survival

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There is no more iconic piece of warrior equipment than the naked blade. Mankind has been hunting, warring, and killing for thousands of years. Though technology may advance, materials get better, new techniques are developed, the human remains the same. He still requires food, clothing, shelter, and protection from harm. …

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Body Armor for Preppers: Yay or Nay?

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You’re sitting at home, then all the sudden you see a news broadcast saying the economy has collapsed. You’re shocked, not quite sure what exactly is about to take place. Then, you change the channel and see mass panic in cities. There’s riots in the streets, people looting to get …

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The Best Firearm Attachments

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Attachments can help make the use of your firearms a lot easier. From distracting strobe lights, to pinpoint accurate lasers, they help give preppers a “peace of mind” with their weapons. You might be thinking “why spend the extra money on accessories?”. You don’t need a car to get from …

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Survival Altoids Kits: Yay or Nay?

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The Altoid brand of breath mints was created in the late 1700’s by Smith & Company, a London based company. The mints, which are today one of the most popular brand of breath mints, were initially created as peppermint lozenges to alleviate stomach aches and discomfort. The brand changed hands …

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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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