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Urban Survival Tin

You can never be too prepared. But you can have gear that won’t help you for the situation you are in. I know this may sound elementary, but you would take hiking gear on a hike, and hunting gear on a hunt. So why should one ultra-compact kit be the end all for any situation? It can’t. This is why we have specific items that are appropriate for specific situations. I want to use the idea of a small survival tin for example. While there are some that contain fishing line, a compass, paracord, etc., this will be great for being stuck out...

Survival Uses For Chapstick

I don’t know about you, but I really like having things in my gear that can be versatile. If you feel the same, let’s take a look at how a stick of Chapstick can make all the difference in a bad situation.

The Paracord Survival Grenade – Your Portable and Fashionable Mini Survival Kit

We received a heads up about this new product from the folks over at I.N.C.H. Survival have a new (and unique) survival kit called the Paracord Survival Grenade. It seems the compact survival kits keep getting smaller and smaller. But at first glance, the Survival Grenade is very cool looking.

EcoZoom And Eartheasy “Are You Prepared” Giveaway

The folks over at EcoZoom gave us a heads up about this giveaway they are having in a partnership with Eartheasy. I know there are a lot of our readers who are always looking to get their hands on some necessary gear, but just can’t afford to do so. So here is a chance for you to get in on this contest.

Building Your SHTF Gunshot Survival Kit

Editor’s Note: As a prepper, you are likely stockpiling food, supplies, and the firearms and ammunition to defend them from looters. But those who will come looking for your larder won’t be coming empty handed. Like you, they’ll be armed, and they won’t hesitate to do harm. While we hope for the best, we must also plan for the worst. If you find yourself in a post-collapse situation that requires you to fire your weapons down range at live targets, then in all likelihood the people you are shooting at will be returning fire. No amount of...

Building Your Bugout Bag: The Complete Infographic Checklist

Looking for a bug out bag checklist to make sure your bug out bag isn’t lacking anything critical?  Instead of another long written post about bug out bags, we thought we’d put one out there in pictorial form.

Survival Aids Guidelines

When emergencies strike, it can take days, maybe even weeks, for the government to arrive with survival aids such as first aid supplies, temporary shelter, water and food. That’s why experts recommend that every household is prepared with sufficient survival aids that will last seven days or more.