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Stay alive and pop open a brew with SlideBelts Survival Belt

on Friday, August 22nd, 2014

I’ve watched the TV show Survivorman enough to know that in a survival situation, sometimes having the right tool can mean the difference between life and death. The folks at SlideBelts know this too. They took their already innovative no-hole belt design and are amping it up with new survival-type features in a crowdfunded Kickstarter campaign. In addition toRead More…

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VSSL – Survival kit in a tube

on Saturday, August 16th, 2014
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

I just finished reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed, a book about a woman who hiked the PCT (Pacific Coast Trail) all by herself. It made me wish I could do something like that. But the problem is that my idea of camping is sitting on my front porch in my pajamas while surfing my favoriteRead More…

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Make a campfire with your shoe laces

on Friday, August 15th, 2014
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

How many times has this happened to you? You’re hiking the Appalachian Trail and are ready to make camp for the night only to discover that your matches are soggy, your lighter is out of fluid and you’ve lost your firesteel. Now you can’t make a fire to toast your marshmallows! What will you do?Read More…

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You can even cook in this emergency preparedness kit

on Friday, July 25th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear

This survival kit is expensive, but it has 25 life-saving items inside a box that you can even use to cook in.  The SOLKOA Survival Kit for Best Made is stored in an 18.75-cubic inch box machined from a single block of aircraft grade 6061 aluminum.  The box can be used for cooking or for boiling drinking water.Read More…

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This 50 cent piece might help you escape from evil doers

on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Posted in: News, Pocket Gear

This coin from 5ive Star Gear might look like an ordinary Kennedy half dollar, but I assure you that it’s not. Go ahead, take a closer look… The genuine US coin has been modified into two pieces that pull apart to reveal a razor-sharp Japanese steel blade. This covert escape coin has been designed toRead More…

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Does the Survival Bracelet Accessory make my paracord bracelet look too big?

on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News, Outdoor Gear

Who doesn’t appreciate a good paracord bracelet? No one right? But how can you make your paracord bracelet even more functional? The Survival Bracelet Accessory from CRKT may be a good start. Designed by Tom Stokes, the Survival Bracelet Accessory is made from injection molded, glass filled nylon that features a compass, a magnesium fireRead More…

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I can rescue you if I have a resqme keychain rescue tool

on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
Posted in: Car Gear, Gear, News

Ok, by now if you have been following my posts you may have surmised that I am a pocket tool/gadget freak, always longing for that next pocket tool/gadget fix. Today, I came across the resqme keychain rescue tool. Basically the resqme is two handy auto rescue tools on a keychain. The spring-loaded glass breaker isRead More…

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Tool Logic Survival Card 2 review

on Sunday, April 21st, 2013
Posted in: Gear, Pocket Gear, Reviews

Are you a doomsday prepper or real world survivalist? Do you like to be prepared for any situation at anytime? Do you need an EDC tool that is multi-functional as well as practical? Do you need that tool to fit into your wallet?  Tool Logic‘s Survival Card 2 may give you that peace of mind youRead More…

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Titanium Escape Ring puts survival tools on your finger

on Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

You wake up and find yourself alone in a dark room with only a fuzzy memory of being grabbed and shoved into a White van with no windows. As you wait for your eyes to adjust to the darkness you realize that you are handcuffed and your feet have been zip tied. Do you panic?Read More…

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RE Factor Tactical Survival Band – A MacGyver style bracelet

on Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News

The RE Factor Tactical Survival Band puts a collection of survival tools around your wrist. Made in the USA by a US Army combat veteran, the Tactical Survival Band combines 12 ft of 550 Black Paracord, 30 ft of 80lb Fishing Line, fishing hook, a whistle, p51 can opener, and a flint fire starter rod.Read More…

You’re always prepared when you wear a Col. Littleton No. 11 Survival Belt

on Sunday, October 28th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News

The Col. Littleton No. 11 Survival Belt is a belt that any MacGyver wannabe would appreciate. First of all, it’s a regular belt made in the Col. Littleton Workshop (Lynnville, TN) of native American steer hide with solid brass hardware. The belt has hooks that adjust to fit waists sizes 34-48. In addition to holdingRead More…