Reviews

For anyone with an interest in Preparedness and Urban Survival, the information and recommendations provided here are highly valuable. For the advanced Prepper, this is essential reading. Here I’ve got some in-depth Reviews including Survival Book Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews, Survival Video Reviews and more. So, whether you’re a charter member of our Survival Blog, or have just come across it, be sure to read all of my Survival Reviews. I post new ones all the time, and it doesn’t hurt to brush up on the entries you may not have read in a while.

Video Review: Deep Concealment Universal Harness

October 11, 2013
Video Review: Deep Concealment Harness

Today we have a review of the Deep Concealment Universal Harness by Phoz. It’s something different for your Friday Gear Report viewing pleasure: A video. Who’s Phoz? He’s a long time ITRH Forum member. And recently he did a review of the Deep Concealment Harness. When he shared it with the forum I asked if […]

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Review: Titanium Emberlit Stove

December 14, 2011

Back in September we introduced the Emberlit Stove. Since then I have been playing with it, testing it, and even carrying it around in my EDC. The conclusion, simply put, this is a great little stove. As you may remember, there is a great story attached to this product. It’s a story of ingenuity and […]

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Review: Influence by Robert Cialdini

November 30, 2011
Influence

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini may seem out of place on a site about survival, but that’s only if you do not take into account that people are often your best tool for survival or hindrance in survival. The topic of social dynamics is one far over looked by many survival writers that […]

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Review: Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski

November 23, 2011

After a one-year hiatus from studying bushcraft I decided it was time to dive back in. While digging through a few articles on the subject I came across the name Mors Kochanski. It was not a foreign name to me, but I had never read any of his works or watched any of his videos. […]

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Review: The Survival Template

October 5, 2011

 When The Survival Template first arrived on my desk, I was a little put off by what looked like nothing more than a pamphlet. How can a survival book of any worth be so slim? With little faith I began to read and was quickly astonished. The second thing that struck me about The Survival Templatewas […]

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Contagion, A Prepper’s Movie Review

September 28, 2011

Contagion is a new movie with a high powered cast about the spread of a viral pandemic. It shows the expanding viral epidemic from a number of perspectives and will make any prepper think. A pandemic is something preppers should be thinking about. In the disaster matrix, it is probably the most devastating thing that […]

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Maxpedition Vulture-II Review

September 21, 2011

Like so many others, putting together my first BOB became an obsession. I chewed through forum threads, books and articles, consuming people’s load-out lists. What I found was that they range from down and dirty to Armageddon ready. One of the items I ended up focusing on the most was the bag itself. I agonized […]

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Bikers, Cannibals, and Fornicators! Oh my!

August 31, 2011

Patriots is a novel by Former U.S. Army intelligence officer and lifelong survivalist James Wesley Rawles. The story has existed in various forms and delivery methods since roughly 1995. It is probably one of the top five most discussed books within the Survivalist Community today. It’s by far the most hotly debated book on the […]

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PocketToolX Brewzer Review

August 17, 2011

PocketToolX’s Brewzer may not look like much, but it does a few jobs very well. The Brewzer is unique in that it does not try to do everything – unlike so many gadgets these days. It offers to assist in accomplishing a short list of tasks that tend to be daily tasks: open bottles, open […]

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ESEE Izula Review

August 10, 2011

ESEE Knives (formerly RAT Cutlery) offer some of the finest fixed blade survival knives in the $70 – $200 range. They are designed to be simple and a balance of quality and price. What I have always found most impressive is their “NO Questions Asked Guarantee”. It says a lot about a company’s belief in […]

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