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Survival Book Review: The Survival Template

January 24, 2012 Rourke 2

     Browsing through different products on Amazon I came across The Survival Template and after reading the description I decided to order it.  Written by John Heatherly, the book takes a very methodical and […]

Thoughts on the movie – Contagion

September 18, 2011 Rourke 8

Last night I went and saw the movie Contagion. It was very good. From Wikipedia: Contagion is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film has an ensemble cast that includes Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon,Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth […]

Review: Esbitt Pocket Survival Stove

March 12, 2011 Rourke 14

I recently had the opportunity to try out a classic survival item – the pocket stove. Mine came form SurvivalGearBags.com – and is also available from other sources as well. Being able to boil water […]

Guest Post: SteriPEN Review

March 5, 2011 Rourke 2

by C.D.                I received the STERIpen® Sidewinder the other day from Ready Made Resources and I promised Rourke a review very soon, right after I tested it. To be honest I didn’t know a lot […]

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Remington F.A.S.T. Knife Durability Test

February 11, 2011 Rourke 8

A while back I reviewed a Remington Sportsman Series F.A.S.T. knife and….well….received some criticism for it.  What was this criticism? Primarily its manufacturing origin of China as well as the belief that you get what you pay […]