Survival: Blades, Utility and Survival

Having a good quality blade is something that every prepper should have in their inventory or in their BOB. With the vast market of knives out there it can be extremely difficult to find a knife that you’re comfortable with. Here’s a couple of things to consider when...

EDC and the categories or levels of BOBs

What is the difference between EDC (Every Day Carry) and your primary, personal and vehicle BOB? The answer to that is simple yet involved. The items you carry on your person, in your pockets, on your belt daily are exactly that, your EDC gear. Without looking like...

MREs: Ready-Made and Home-Made, The pros and cons

Most of us know what an MRE is, a Meal, Ready to Eat or as I’ve heard, Meals Rejected by Everyone, Meals Rejected by Ethiopians or Meals Ready to be Expelled. MREs have become the mainstay of the US Military field rations since they replaced the old C-Rations that...

Water, Storage and Quantities

Water is more important than food as you can be dehydrated before starving to death. In 3 days you’ll need water whereas in 3 weeks you’ll need food. (You’ll need medical care if you went 3 weeks without food.) See the Rule of 3. The problem with water is it can’t be...

First Aid and IFAK

A First Aid kit is something that all of us should have in our homes, our cars, at work and even to some extent, carried on our person. One thing to consider is the number of people in your family group before purchasing. You’ll want to make sure that the size of kit...