Category Archive: Equipment and Reviews

Modular Bug Out Shelter- Can Be Assembled By 2 People In 30 Minutes

Modular Bug Out Shelter- Can Be Assembled By 2 People In 30 Minutes This is a pretty neat shelter. It rings all the bells. Sleeps 6, portable, easy to assemble and can include a bathroom with toilet. Our featured article from Good Survivalist gives all the details on the shelter along with a video showing …

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Choosing a Firearm

Choosing a Firearm The featured article isn’t about the pros and cons of owning a firearm. It doesn’t go into the moral, legal, political, benefits, dangers nor disadvantages of ownership. The author is beginning the discussion after a the decision of ownership has already been made. Now it’s time for those that decided it was …

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Introducing the Ravean All Weather Heated Jacket

Introducing the Ravean All Weather Heated Jacket This jacket is hot! Pun intended. 🙂 If you live in a cold weather zone you know how important heating up your vehicle can be. Now you can heat your jacket as well! A new project presented via Kickstarter is this all terrain all weather jacket. In warmer …

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Introducing the Bioscarf

Introducing the Bioscarf A pretty neat new layer of protection is just coming onto the market. The bioscarf website talks a lot about protection from daily pollution. As preppers we are concerned with air pollution like every other citizen of this planet. But our needs can be a bit broader. I am seeing this as …

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Will Wearable Technology Create Disaster Superheroes?

Will Wearable Technology Create Disaster Superheroes? The superheroes of our childhoods all had some super power that allowed them to prevent disasters and or save the helpless innocents from certain doom as a result of the disaster. Some of these super powers have been under study for some time .The next step in rescue gear …

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65 Reasons Ham Radio Operators Love Them

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65 Reasons Ham Radio Operators Love Them Most of us know that a ham radio is one of the pieces of gear that preppers want. But are there more reasons than just prep gear to own one? You must have a license to legally operate one. So why do people go through the license process, …

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Shazam App for Foraging – Learning Tool

Shazam App for Foraging Learning Tool After the SHTF if it isn’t a grid down scenario this would be an awesome tool for foraging. If a SHTF event occurs and does take down the grid, this would still have been an awesome learning tool prior. Everyone should know about the plant life in their regions. …

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Gerber Big Rock – A Great Budget Survival Knife

Gerber Big Rock – A Great Budget Survival Knife   by: Tom Sheppard Guest Author   Having a great knife on you in the wilderness is critical for survival. However, sometimes we can’t necessarily afford to have an expensive tool at our side. There is also an ongoing debate about size, where you want to …

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Top 10 Uses For a Tarp

Top 10 Uses For a Tarp Every survival, preparedness, prepping and homesteading site will advise you to own a tarp. Probably several tarps because they have so many uses. From temporary repairs to temporary shelters. I could probably name 50 uses off the top of my head But what are the top uses? See them …

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Using Drones to Your Advantage During the SHTF

Using Drones to Your Advantage During the SHTF To date most of the tales we hear about drone usage are either military or surveillance orientated. But when you think about it, (other than the ability to carry a payload over your location) these drones could also be used to your advantage in a SHTF event. I …

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