MTM Survivor Dry Box Survival Kit Review

MTM Survivor Dry Box contents

Sometimes a little can go a long way. I remember as a teenager reading an article in SURVIVE Magazine where the author was going on an overnight trip on a houseboat with some friends. He wanted to bring a few supplies “just in case”. He managed to put a small kit in his suitcase – … Read more

Book Review: The Prepper’s Pocket Guide

Several weeks ago I found out that my fellow blogger Bernie Carr (The Apartment Prepper) was having a book published – and I thought that was really cool. I mean – maybe someday that could be me! Well – Bernie was nice enough to send me a copy and I have just got finished reading … Read more

Review of the The G24i Power Curve

by Jim Jones – KC5DOV I found a neat little SOLAR CHGARGER for charging all my personal electronics such as my cell phone, MP3 player, and my GPS.  It is the G24 INNOVATIONS Power Curve.  I have used both of mine for over one year without any problems. They are lightweight and easy to use.  The … Read more

New Generator Bought: Briggs & Stratton 5500 Watt

Briggs & Stratton generator

I have been wanting to pick up a new generator for quite some time – but ball and chain wifey wouldn’t cooperate. With the recent storms here in the Southeast and damage to our property – she is finally seeing the light. She actually called me up Thursday and said “Honey – the biggest and … Read more

Review: Esbit Pocket Survival Stove

esbit pocket stove

I recently had the opportunity to try out a classic survival item – the pocket stove. Being able to boil water for purification purposes as well as heat/cook food in the field is important. Many foods – such as MREs and freeze dried camp foods – can be eaten cold but just flat out taste … Read more

Review: Grover Rocket Stove

I received my Grover Rocket Stove from StockStorage.com a few weeks ago. It showed up quickly after shipment. I have used it several times and so far – very impressed. This is a great tool – and like most tools there are limitations. So…..on with the review. Purpose: The Rocket Stove is a cooking stove … Read more

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

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 for. This knife is less than $20.00 and some readers posted their opinion that it will not hold up in … Read more

Review: Gerber Multi-Plier “Suspension”

I have owned several Gerber multi-pliers over the last 10 years. All have served me well.¬†Whether it be for a survival kit, car glove box, or for everyday carry – these multi-tools are just fantastic. The latest pair that I have purchased is the Gerber “Suspension” . I have now owned it for over 6 … Read more