Tag: SurvivalCache

Jan 30

Keeping Your Family Alive and (Reasonably) Happy During a SHTF Winter

Well, we’ve found that Christmas has passed, and here we are again, stuck smack dab in the middle of yet another winter season. If you hail from Southern latitudes, winter may not be much of an issue – just another season where you might need to keep an extra fleece on in case the temps …

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Jan 07

Concealed Carry: Important Considerations When Choosing What, How, Where and Why???

In my opinion, conceal carry is the best method to carry a personal protection handgun. To me and most folks, it has numerous advantageous over open carrying. Naturally, in a bad situation you wish to capitalize on all the advantages you can in order to survive and concealed carry gives you some advantage. In my role …

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Dec 31

Survival Gear Review: Hybridlight PUC Solar LED Lantern

The list of survival gear that achieves the hallowed description “Damn Near Perfect” is short. An item that attains this sacred survival title needs to possess several attributes (or one damned good one) that play in harmonious concert with each other to create a product that will enhance your life with minimal hassle while you …

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Dec 23

Survival Gear Review: Raven Concealment Moduloader Pocket Shield

Hello, my name is Drew, and I’m a concealed carrier. I want to stand up and admit to everyone that I perform a cardinal sin in the tacti-cool carry world – but I know a lot of you (probably) do it too. I find strength in numbers – solidarity! – so here goes: *deep breath* …

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Dec 14

Survival Gear Review: Fiskars X7 Hatchet

Fiskars is a village in Finland that gave it’s name to a company back in 1649 owned by Dutch guy named Peter Thorwöste. Mr. Thorwöste started a blast furnace and forging operation that went from ironwork to copperwork and ultimately in 1832 cutlery in 1832.  Cut to today. Fiskars is a household name for inexpensive and …

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Nov 23

The Designated Marksman Carbine (DMC)

The concept for the Designated Marksman Carbine or DMC has been around for awhile now, but not in the pure DMC form. Instead it was either hopping up a 5.56mm to maximums, or dumbing down a larger cartridge so it could be shot effectively off-hand. To really capitalize on the Designated Marksman Carbine concept, I …

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Nov 12

Survival Gear Review: Camillus Carnivore

There is a reason that knives are lumped into named categories, and that is because the knife profile of that particular category has been honed (pardon the pun) over decades or even hundreds of years. Whether cutlass or cleaver, Bowie or barlow, choice of shape, thickness, blade steel, edge, and hardness have all been chosen …

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Nov 08

Survival Gear Review: Clickspring Fire Piston

In today’s prepping survival marketplace there are many choices of fire starting tools.  Fires can be ignited by using a variety of these available tools by using many different techniques.  The bottom line though is to have a reliable fire starting implement that you can count on to get you a blaze started under all …

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Nov 01

Survival Gear Review: Fällkniven MB Modern Bowie

Trigger Alert: This article is about a very big knife. If that scares you, then click here.  March 6, 1836 was a bad day for Jim Bowie. In fact the two weeks prior weren’t much better since the small mission building in which Jim and a hundred others took a stand was under attack.  Remember the Alamo? But long …

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Oct 24

Survival Gear Review: Personal Solar Light (PSL)

There is a reason that the term “Going Dark” contains ominous overtones no matter how it’s applied. But the worst is when it is literal. A majority of the human brain is dedicated to the eyes and the hands with the remaining tiny portion covering all the rest of the senses and those functions necessary …

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