Posts in category Gear

3D Printers, Guns And Politicians...

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to renew the 25-year-old Undetectable Firearms Act on December 3rd. The Senate followed suit on December 9, the day the bill was set to expire. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bill into law as soon as it reaches his desk. The law stipulates that all firearms […]

Sewing In The Wild

Possessing the knowledge and ability to sew is an essential toolset if you are to survive in the wild for any extended period of time.  Clothing, shelter, shoes, and tools may need to be repaired and often those repairs require basic sewing technique.   Starting and Ending a Stitch To sew anything, begin by knotting […]

NBC Respirators

The importance of a respirator in a survival situation A respirator device is designed to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapors, or gases. Recent studies (2012) indicate that respirators even provide the best protection against airborne viruses. It is imperative however, that you understand the various types (categories) and qualities (ratings) of […]

How Lip Balm Can Save Your Life

Lip balm, by any other name, is still a useful product in the outdoors. Go shopping for some and you’ll see dozens of choices on the store shelves, offering what may be an overabundance of variations. But more importantly, lip balm can be one of those odd little items that help to steer you back […]

Organize your Prepping Supplies

In the past I would try to incorporate my prepping supplies into the rest of my household items thinking that by doing this I would enable a good rotation plan. If you add 12 packs of batteries into the battery drawer you will ensure they are used and never expire or at least that was what […]

What are the advantages of glow stick...

Normally, when you think of emergency lighting, you think about candles and flashlights. While both have their place in the survival kit, there are some downsides. Here are the cons to these standard light sources: Candles: Candles can be dangerous if extreme care is not taken in their use. The National Fire Protection Association reports […]

If you only had one gun what would it...

A reply to a question ….I knew it was only an amount of time before I got this….. “If you only had one gun what would it be?” Ok, before I get a flood or messages I just want everyone to know that I am well aware that we all have an opinion and I […]