Posts in category Gear

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 […]

What knife are you carrying right now...

My knife is a Spyderco Paramilitary. My spyderco has been everywhere with me, including 3 different countries. The only thing I would change about my knife is that I do wish the lock was as strong as a cold steel knife. I also have a Cold Steel AK47. My ak is a great knife. However […]

Waterproof Spice, Toothpaste or Whate...

A straw makes awesome single-use toothpaste / ointment or spice packet. Just cut straws to length, seal one end, pour in your goodies then seal of the other end. Easy, no mess, cheap and waterproof!