Survival Gear

Using Computers To Prep and Monitor Part 1

Using Computers To Prep and Monitor Part 1

Computers are incredibly useful for most of us. One of their most extended use among preppers is, of course, inventory. But thanks to the availability of new devices, and their…

Best Emergency Window Breakers for the Unexpected

Best Emergency Window Breakers for the Unexpected

It’s the last thing you want to think of; losing control of your car and sliding down into an embankment with a splash at the bottom. Freezing water begins to…

The Best Karambits To Own

The Best Karambits To Own

The Karambit is a style of knife that came into popularity in Indonesia. It is a formidable weapon that was inspired by the claws of tigers. It was popular due…

A Review of the Boker Kalashnikov Automatic Knife

A Review of the Boker Kalashnikov Automatic Knife

The Boker Kalashnikov automatic knife is an amazing tool at a very fair price. I can be a bit of a knife snob at times, but Boker has always been…

How To Make A Rocket Stove From A BBQ Charcoal Chimney Starter

How To Make A Rocket Stove From A BBQ Charcoal Chimney Starter

Matt has some brilliant ideas and this one definitely qualifies. We were perusing the aisles on our big monthly grocery store shopping extravaganza when he saw a BBQ Charcoal starter…

How to Tie A Monkey Fist Knot for Survival

How to Tie A Monkey Fist Knot for Survival

The summer night was fresh and boisterous with the frogs leading its symphony. Maybe I should have paid more attention but I was learning about knots. I was not learning…

Bug Out ATV Vs. Motorcycle For Long Emergencies: Lessons From Venezuela

Bug Out ATV Vs. Motorcycle For Long Emergencies: Lessons From Venezuela

Within the prepping community there seems to be endless debate about too many stuff, ranging from personal defense tools, all the way down to canning or type of livestock to…

Top Solar Oven Designs for Survival

Top Solar Oven Designs for Survival

The first time I did a live podcast I did it on my phone! I shook for most of the conversation because of my nerves. I am sure the sound…

Knives and Blades Every Prepper Should Consider

Knives and Blades Every Prepper Should Consider

The world of knives and blades is vast. One could fill up a whole room with them without even trying. The type of blades that you need depends on your…

The Best Hunting Bow for Survival: Traditional VS Compound

The Best Hunting Bow for Survival: Traditional VS Compound

For two years I would walk out into my backyard, into the cover of some sparse woods, and shoot a recurve bow. I fired hundreds of shots at paper targets…

25 Military Surplus Store Items To Look For

25 Military Surplus Store Items To Look For

I love a good military surplus store and part of that reason is that my Dad and my Uncle often took me to them as a kid. Some of my…

The Best Night Vision Binoculars for Preppers

The Best Night Vision Binoculars for Preppers

The ancient fear of darkness is one of those bits of programming that just won’t go away. There are tons of theories why we might be so scared of that…

Hunting Clothing 101

Hunting Clothing 101

There is a lot to choose from when it comes to clothing for hunting. While it is important to have clothing that will keep you comfortable for long periods of…

The Best Plate Carrier For Your Budget

The Best Plate Carrier For Your Budget

There are a lot of choices when it comes to plate carriers. For those that are unfamiliar with this term, a plate carrier is a tactical garment that is designed…

Slingshots For Hunting and Defense

Slingshots For Hunting and Defense

Some kids have never known the joy of making or using a slingshot. In fact, I bet plenty of parents just avoid buying these types of things. Before the internet…

Zippo FireFast Bellows: A Tool For Everyone That Burns A Lot of Fires

Zippo FireFast Bellows: A Tool For Everyone That Burns A Lot of Fires

Matt and I both grew up in homes where getting the woodstove going and keeping it going was necessary to stay warm. When my Dad and I lived in the…