Phil Rose has quickly become a rising star in the world of custom-made knives. In just 5 years his knives have become so sought after that waiting periods for one can be as long as 8 months. Unlike most custom knives, the demand is not for their flash. I interviewed Mr. Rose in particular because of his PSK series of knives. Several months ago they came to my attention; simple, elegant, and built to last, his knives represent what may well be the perfect custom survival knife. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Rose, and discussing him and his knives. […]
On Saturday October 8, 2011 I received an email about a limited edition Survival Quarterly issue titled A Tribute To The Woodsmaster. For those not familiar with Ron Hood, he was one of the most knowledgable and yet humble wise men of our day when it comes to bushcraft and survival topics. I never got the [...]
Hosts Aaron Frankel and Jonathan Kanarek discuss the riots going on in Egypt, Middle East, and Northern Africa. Jonathan - a UT Political Science and Anthropology Grad - explains what causes riots, the economic affects of the riots currently going on, and if we could see similar riots in the United States in the foreseeable future.
Not too long ago a couple of friends and I were having lunch and the subject of Coyotes came up. Our conversations often (more often than not) take on some random subjects, but Coyotes attacking someone we knew was a stretch considering we live in the fourth largest city in CONUS. One of my friends, [...]
There are five main tenants of survival: Food, Water, Shelter, Warmth, and Security. The last two, warmth and security, you will find change from survival "expert" to survival expert, but the first three everyone agrees on. Shelter is often one that does not get enough attention. Preppers will focus on mountains of food, dozens [...]
Why Silencers Are A Useful Tool Depending on the caliber, silenced firearms protect hearing without the shooter and people close by from having to wear hearing protection. In most instances, Silencers reduce the sound of a firearm to below OSHA guideline level for hearing damage. New shooters taught with silenced firearms are less likely to develop a flinch as they [...]