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1611, 2011
  • Henry and Phil Rose

Phil Rose Custom Survival Knife Maker Interview

By |November 16th, 2011|Survival News|3 Comments

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.

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1110, 2011

A Tribute To Ron Hood: Woodsmaster

By |October 11th, 2011|Survival News|0 Comments

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 chance […]

102, 2011
  • ITRH Podcast Art

Special Report: Riots Abroad and In The US

By |February 1st, 2011|Survival News, Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|2 Comments

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.
1611, 2010
  • coyote-attacks

Coyote Attacks On People

By |November 16th, 2010|Survival News|1 Comment

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, […]

2610, 2010
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Gimme Shelter: Modern Disaster Shelters

By |October 26th, 2010|Survival News|0 Comments

 

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 of gallons […]

1110, 2010
  • Element-Open

Silencers: Truth, Lies, and Zombies

By |October 11th, 2010|Friday Survival Gear Reports, Survival News|3 Comments

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 are […]