Survival

Start a fire with your shoelaces!

NEWS – These specially designed shoelaces/bootlaces are an easy way to carry fire-starting materials with you without adding extra bulk to your backpack or pockets. Each tip of the bootlace (called an aglet) is made from ferrocerium. When you strike the lace tip against the included steel plate, it will generate a spark that will …

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My Medic Recon & MyFAK First Aid Kits review – Always be prepared!

REVIEW – Even in uneventful times everyone should own or have access to a good first aid kit. In many emergencies being able to respond quickly with the appropriate gear is one of the few ways to prevent catastrophe. Having worked briefly as a first responder, I know that having the right resources available in …

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Instead of a can of whoop-ass, how about a can of rope?

NEWS – Rapid Rope lets you carry 120 feet of rope in your backpack without all the bulk that can weigh you down. This Coke can-sized canister holds 120 feet of 1100 lb test cord. Use it around the house, use it while camping, put it in your car for emergencies. The use case ideas …

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Morakniv Garberg BlackBlade Survival Kit review – Use it to fight off a bear and start a fire

REVIEW – Ever since bushcraft knives first came to my attention, I’ve been a big fan, mainly because of their incredible versatility. Bushcraft knives are designed specifically to tackle a ton of difficult tasks and are purpose-built for strength and durability. Swedish knifemaker Morakniv has been in the business of making some of the toughest …

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The perfect fishing gear for minimalists

NEWS – The Rodless Reel might look a little bit like a fidget toy, but it’s actually a fully functional fishing reel but without a rod. That’s right, you can catch fish without needing a collection of bulky fishing gear when you have the Rodless Reel. Even though it features a compact lightweight all plastic …

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Be prepared with this EDC-sized compact survival kit

NEWS – I don’t leave the house that often these days but I regularly think that I should create a survival kit for my EDC because you never know when you might need emergency gear. The S.O.L. Origin Waterproof Survival Tool Kit packs a selection of tools into a small case that can easily fit …

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Put this survival multi-tool to work on your next camping trip

NEWS – The Nomad is a hand-assembled multi-tool with bright orange accents has a unique style that catches your eye, but it packs in quite a few tools that you can use for survival and outdoor adventures. The tools include a firestarter, scraper, flashlight, compass, bottle opener, cutting blade, carabiner, split ring to hang things, …

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LIFESABER is a multi-tool for the outdoor Jedi

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Can you believe that I’ve NEVER been camping – EVER? Well, there was that one time when I was probably 7-8yrs old and our neighbors put up a tent between our yards and invited us to sleep in it one night. My 5yr old sister started crying within 15mins and that was …

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Just dip the Hydralight 2-in-1 Flashlight and Lantern into a glass of water and let there be light!

NEWS – How many times have you experienced your first blackout of the stormy season and can’t find a flashlight that works either because the batteries are dead or because it needs batteries and you forgot to buy some? I ask this question because I have more than a dozen flashlights around the house and …

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Tactical Emergency Flashlight Kit Escape Tool review

REVIEW – In my world, the answer to the question “Do I need another flashlight?” is always the same: YES! The MeetIdea Tactical Emergency Flashlight Kit Escape Tool is definitely a welcome addition to my collection. I have flashlights everywhere – in the Jeep, in the truck, in my photography bag, and all over the …

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Off Grid Tools Survival Companion Pro multitool review

I’m a big fan of gadgets that pack several (or many) uses into a single, small device.  And with survival products being a huge market these days, when I saw the Off Grid Tools Survival Companion Pro multitool, I was immediately interested.  It’s the size of a largish pocket knife, but includes 21 survival-type tools—such …

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You can catch a fish and start a fire to cook it with this wallet

If you’re looking for a unique wallet, the ParaWallet easily fits that category. It’s a wallet made with over 50 feet of paracord. Chances are if you read this site, you already know what paracord is, but just in case you don’t, it’s a very strong multi-stranded cord that is very popular with survivalists because …

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