Survival Gear Reviews

Video Review: Deep Concealment Universal 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 we could […]

Review: Titanium Emberlit Stove

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 triumph. […]

By |December 14th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|3 Comments

Maxpedition Vulture-II Review

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 over […]

By |September 21st, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|3 Comments

PocketToolX Brewzer Review

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 boxes, […]

By |August 17th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|0 Comments

ESEE Izula Review

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 their […]

By |August 10th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|2 Comments

Black Diamond Storm Headlamp Review

Headlamps are the most under appreciated of the flashlight world. People often think of them as “looking dorky”. However, try one once and you will be hooked forever.

There are three significant advantages headlamps have over handheld flashlights. First, wherever you look the light shines. Second, your hands are free for tasks. Third, if you lose […]

By |August 3rd, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|1 Comment

Nokero N200 Review

Friday Gear Report: 6/24/11 brought you the Nokero N200; the second in a line of solar light bulb products from Nokero. Where the original Nokero N100 left me underwhelmed, the N200 picked up the slack.

The Nokero N200 features a three-position switch allowing the user to choose from: off, low output, and high output. On its low […]

By |July 27th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|0 Comments

Steamlight Nano Review

$100 and up tactical flashlights are cool, but carrying them around in a pocket can be a hassle. Not to mention they are a tad unnecessary for most people’s EDC needs. Six months ago I added a $6.45 Steamlight Nano to my keychain and have not been disappointed once since.

Measuring just 1.47 inches in length and […]

By |July 20th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|4 Comments

Benchmade Triage 915 Review

The Benchmade Triage 915 is a well designed knife for emergency responders and people looking for a good EDC Knife that is not Tacticool. However, it has its imperfections.

Tactical pocket folding knives are great for, well tactical applications. But, for the 99% of us who are probably never going to be in a force-on-force encounter […]

By |July 13th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|6 Comments

Stovetec Biomass Stove Review

The Stovetec Biomass Stove sat on my shelf for over a year. Having bought it on a whim, at a time when I was buying a lot of stuff on a whim, it took me a good long while to use it.

The intended purpose of the Stovetec Biomass Stove is to provide a cheap, cleaner […]

By |July 6th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|0 Comments
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