Learn more about the difference between water filters and water purification tablets, which is more practical for specific situations, what you should carry, and more.Read More
Call it a bug-out bag, a SHTF plan or just a plain survival kit. It is the bag of stuff you need to survive if things suddenly go sideways. We mean more than just civilization taking the long jump off a short pier. Survival means making it when you get lost in the woods, your vehicle wrecks on a really deserted road and being prepared to live for several days with no help.Read More
Most survival situation start off innocuously, they can happen when you least expect them, when you wander off from camp for whatever reason, picking berries, going to the latrine or just checking out the surrounding area. There have been too many cases to count of people...
Over the past 15 years, at least a dozen people have died in Death Valley from heat-related illnesses, and many others have come close. Another hiker vanished last June in Joshua Tree National Park. His body has not yet been found...Read More
I never understood why someone would want to know how to make a pencil in an emergency situation... then Kirsten effortlessly made a set of pencils while casually cooking a rabbit over the fire and quite literally spelled it out for us all to see. Watch now to learn the top reason why you need to know this skill. Even if you don't live near a desert or EVER plan to be in one! This skill can be applied to nearly any survival situation....Read More
Many preppers are concerned with defending themselves at some point and wind up getting weapons. Hopefully, they also get the training to use them responsibly and effectively. Should the grim day arise that we have to fight for ourselves and our...Read More
The AnyTone TERMN-8R handheld two-way radio has the potential to be one of the most useful radios ever made for preppers. The only problem is that you can’t buy one due to issues with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC.) See more on that below. I did get to examine one of the few in the US for this review...Read More
To err is human and humans make ammunition. If it is assembled like this 9mm Federal round was, it isn't going to go bang and that's a bad thing if you need a bang. I picked this round up after helping a shooter get his pistol up and running again. It was from a box of factory...Read More
When this showed up, my first reaction was “what in the world?” The box was heavy, coming in at 17 pounds. I then remembered I was getting a review sample of a small gun safe suitable for mounting in a vehicle (though you could certainly finds places for it at home as well.) What I didn’t realize was that it....Read More
... nicely packaged and well-made .
very convenient ...Read More
The GP-5 is a bargain ...
...thin, narrow and long, ...quite small..Read More
Hot food doesn’t just taste better, it can be a life saver in cold weather. Hot water not only makes coffee better, especially on a nippy day, but the process of heating it can save your life by killing bugs that cause disease.Read More
... it’s wise to know what’s comingRead More
The age old argument over the "better round" may come to an end in this article, after the FBI releases some of its information about various calibers. This man was shot with .40 S&W rounds to center mass, was not incapacitated at the scene, and survived the shooting...Read More