Urban Bug Out Bag – Survival Kit

This kit was designed to be as inconspicuous as possible. Others won’t know that you have everything you need to survive, packed into one suitcase. With this survival kit, you won’t stick out in a crowd and you won’t draw attention to yourself. This is a 2-person survival kit, designed to keep 2 people sustained for a minimum of 3 days. Extra food and tools have been provided to sustain you for even longer, should the need arise. There are over 9 days worth of emergency food and 3 days worth of emergency water. A simple water purification system is … Continue reading →

Zombie Survival: Are you prepared?

I thought I’d take a lighter note on survival this month. Since October is the month of the paranormal and horror, I have compiled a list of many different items that will be useful in a Zombie outbreak or heaven forbid a Zombie Apocalypse. Disclaimer: Use this only as a reference list for your own survival kits: you know what works best for you. If you have a base of operation and plan on staying in it for the duration of the attack, then all following items would be a great arsenal to have with you. You should always have a day … Continue reading →

Rod & Flint Combos – Fire Starter Kits

There are many ways to start a fire. Matches and lighters are the most common ways to start a fire. In this post we will be taking a look at the Fire Starters that use a flint rod and a striker. These are great to have for camping, backpacking, hiking and survival gear. eGear Magnesium Fire Starter w/ Flint Rod & Striker The method of using a flint and rod to start a fire has been around for quite some time. Although it can be difficult to use it is a great source to have on hand. Scraping shavings of … Continue reading →

Do It Yourself 72-hour Survival Kit

When a disaster strikes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) says you should expect to be on your own for at least 72 hours. This 72-hour window of time gives responders enough time to react to the situation and find you. It may take longer for disaster relief to reach you, and it’s always smart to be as prepared as possible. However, remember that there is a limit to how much you can carry in a survival kit. I am a big proponent of the K.I.S.S. (Keep it Simple Survival) system. There is a lot of information out there (on … Continue reading →