Survival Gear

Exploring Tomahawks

Exploring Tomahawks

The tomahawk is a very old weapon and tool. So many people like to have a hatchet in the woods but don’t consider a tomahawk for survival or bushcraft . . .

How to Live on a Boat

How to Live on a Boat

The gentle rocking of waves nudges you awake to the smell of salt air at precisely the hour you intended to wake. As you brew the morning coffee on your . . .

Garden Tower Review

Garden Tower Review

The Garden Tower was sent to us for an honest review. I have been late in reviewing it because my growing season was cut short last year due to a . . .

Power Tools For The Homestead

Power Tools For The Homestead

This really is just a list of the power tools that we use the most often in the course of maintaining our little 12 acre farm, vineyard and household.  If . . .

Best Vacuums For Preppers

Best Vacuums For Preppers

When it comes down to getting things cleaned up, you need a vacuum cleaner that can take care of business. Over the years I have bought a myriad of what . . .

Exploring Tanto Blade Knives For Preppers

Exploring Tanto Blade Knives For Preppers

The tanto blade was popularized by Cold Steel in the 1970s. It is based on Japanese design that has stood the test of time in terms of reliability and strength . . .

Best Composting Toilets for Preppers

Best Composting Toilets for Preppers

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

Composting toilets are not for everyone but they do have their place in off-grid living under some . . .

Best Multi Tools for the Equipped Prepper

Best Multi Tools for the Equipped Prepper

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

There is a whole world of multi tools out there to choose from. Before you go shopping there . . .

Top Four Folding Shovels For The Prepper

Top Four Folding Shovels For The Prepper

Folding shovels seem like one of the ultimate prepper tools. Compact, useful, and used by pretty much every army around the world, these tools can do everything from help dig . . .

Is Tactical Practical?

Is Tactical Practical?

Prepper folks see it all the time. “Tactical” gear abounds, and the tactical label has been applied to everything from firearms to and pretty much anything in between. In fact . . .

Best Easy To Use Fire Starters

Best Easy To Use Fire Starters

Editor’s Note: This is an updated and revised edition for 2019.

Fire starters are a basic survival tool that everyone should have. Matches and lighters are great and all . . .

The Best MURS Radios

The Best MURS Radios

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.

Short range radio communications have some major advantages at times. First the radios used are often much more . . .

Exploring Bug Out Shelter Options

Exploring Bug Out Shelter Options

There are a lot of companies selling all manner of tents and shelters. This post is going to explore a wide range of shelter options. I intend to educate you . . .

Cache and Stash Points For Preppers

Cache and Stash Points For Preppers

Having all your preps in one place is not always the wisest idea. Some people may have no choice but if you can have a stash point then consider it . . .

The Best Pepper Spray to Keep With You

The Best Pepper Spray to Keep With You

Editor’s Note: This resource has been revised and updated for 2019.
Every level of prep needs a pepper spray. It can provide simple protection from everyday assailants, or it . . .