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Bug Out Gear: Bug Out Bag Food

Bug Out Gear: How Much Bug Out Bag Food Will I Need? When considering bug out gear, bug out bag food should be at the top of your list, right behind water and shelter. Your options depend on the type of bug out bag mission you are considering. There are basically three schools of thought [...]

The ALCS­™ 1P SE with GORE-TEX® shell fabric is the most advanced individual combat shelter on the market. These shelters can be carried and used individually or linked to bring together two or more Warfighters. The GORE-TEX® fabric canopy provides full blackout and additional signature reduction properties. Using a recently unveiled, jointly developed, and totally [...]

Instead of diving straight into the survival knife reviews, let’s start with something very basic – what a survival knife is for. Most everybody knows that survival knives are fairly large, arguably around 6 to 8 inches in blade length with relatively thick blades and sturdy construction. They need to be strong and versatile; after [...]

#10 cans or Mylar Bags   If you have been shopping for long term food storage recently you’ve probably wondered about the difference between food producers that use #10 cans or Mylar Bags. So I thought I would go over some of the differences to help you decide which one is best for you. Unlike [...]

Do you know the difference when comparing MRE vs. Freeze Dried Food? One of the most common mistakes people make when considering food storage is the mistake that MRE’s and freeze dried food are synonymous, which they are not. The first and most noticeable is the difference in how the food is eaten and prepared. MRE [...]

5 Golden Rules of Survival Food Storage Having been in the survival food business since 2008 we have seen a lot of survival food storage companies come and go; as well as a lot of different marketing techniques. These strategies can leave the consumer guessing on which way to turn when considering survival food storage [...]

Bug out Bag Gear Redundancy Solutions

Redundancy in Bug out Bag Gear This may seem obvious but redundancy in bug out bag gear doesn’t always mean having two of something. It’s closer to the old saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” Redundancy in survival gear means having more than one way to cover a basic function. For example, [...]

Picking the Best Bug Out Bag Backpack

Considerations for a Bug Out Bag Backpack When it comes to a bug out bag backpack, there’s a spectrum of options. At one end, there’s literally a non-descript bag, into which you throw survival gear and get out of Dodge. At the other end is a bug out bag, or more exactly a backpack, designed for emergency [...]

Why You Need an Emergency Stove In Your BOB Everyone has their own opinion of the “ideal” survival gear, I know I certainly do. The problem with having an idealistic view of survivalism is that no survival situation is ever ideal. Your “BOB” (Bug Out Bag) or your “Go Bag” becomes your best friend in [...]

As a gunsmith and competitive shooter, I know a lot about firearms but I have never been in a firefight. Not knowing about Gunshot Wound Treatment in the event I am in one and someone I care about is hit scared the hell out of me and prompted me to write this article.