Tools and Gear

We talk about which tools and gear are best for survival situations, we give you our top picks, and even teach you how to use some of these.

 

But remember, skills and knowledge always trump tools and gear.

23 Wacky Survival Items

When you think about it, pretty much any item in your household can be used for survival and prepping purposes. Even some the things you throw away every week can be re-purposed. Some of these items are simply nuts which is why I want to make a list and see which ones are completely …

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Everyday Carry Gear: 36 EDC Essentials for 2019

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We talked about bug-out bags, get home bags, INCH bags and how important they are for your survival. Now it’s time to discuss another kit, the everyday carry kit or EDC Kit. Your everyday carry kit consists of all the things you should have on your person at all times,in case a disaster or …

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Light versus Heavy Bug-Out Bags

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Though I’m not, by any means, trying to bring this particular prepping debate to an end (and there are quite a few of them), I do want to weigh in on the “lightweight versus ultra-packed bug-out bags” issue. Spoiler alert: there is no clear winner, it’s up to you to …

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The Ultimate Get Home Bag

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A get-home bag, or GHB, is a cousin to a bug-out bag. Where a BOB is designed to help get you away from home and hopefully to your bug-out location, a GHB is a bag designed to help you get home if disaster strikes while you’re away from home. A …

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