EDC Gear

For everyday carry gear and beyond, check out all of these cool gadgets and bags. Read reviews on urban EDC gear and learn what everyday carry items you should never be without. For the true prepper, an everyday carry bag is essential readiness equipment – learn what EDC gear should be in all of your bags, all of the time. Keep your family safe with their own every day carry bag too, and teach them how to use it to stay alive and well.

K&M Match Cases

December 29, 2013
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For some, a simple plastic $2 match case will do. But for those of us that understand the importance of being able to start a fire, plastic just won’t cut it. Meet the newest edition to our little gear shop here at ITRH: K&M Match Cases. And some of you may remember our match case […]

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Tactical Poncho

November 29, 2013
Hazard4 Poncho Villa

Think Ponchos aren’t exciting? Maybe you’ve never seen the Hazard4 Poncho Villa Technical Soft Shell Poncho. (Not to be confused with Pancho Villa–the Mexican Revolutionary General.) I’ve always carried a Poncho in my BOB and car bag. I like them because they’re more versatile than a rain coat and fit over gear–not just your body. But, admittedly, […]

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Ti2 Sentinel

November 30, 2012

Ti2 Sentinel puts a new design spin on an old caching idea. And to be frank, it seems pretty darn awesome. Kicking around Kick Starter has become a bit of a distraction for me. I love seeing creative entrepreneurs/inventors/self starters bring their ideas to life. And then become successful with them, of course. So digging […]

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Boker Plus Vox Access Tool

October 26, 2012

Key Chain EDC tools are like crack in the survival and tactical worlds. Among the items on the market are things like screw drivers, lighters, ferro rods, protective capsules, tweezers, and bottle openers (for after the task gets done of course). But there’s one more that’s especially popular: Mini Pry Bars. And at some point […]

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Zero Tolerance Hinderer

September 7, 2012

Looking for a quality new EDC Pocket Knife? Your search might be over… Nearly a year after its introduction the Zero Tolerance Hinderer is still receiving rave reviews–especially the Elmax® model. Based on Rick’s crave-worthy XM-18, the Zero Tolerance Hinderer is a tank like folder featuring a rapid deploy flipper, G10 front scale, Titanium back scale, […]

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EDC Keychain Kit

August 17, 2012

The concept of making a survival keychain isn’t new. But one with higher quality parts that hits the mark between a day at the office and Armageddon is. Meet the Kaufmann Mercantile EDC Kit. With a pry bar, tweezers, screwdriver keys, and a water proof lighter, the keychain EDC kit seems to cover the most […]

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Pocket Sharpening Stone

June 1, 2012

Fallkniven–makers of the famous F1 Pilot’s Survival Knife–recently released a new field sharpening stone. With two models measuring 3 inches and 4 inches, the sharpening stone is just 1 inch wide and 1/4 of an inch thick. This makes it perfect for most kits–including EDC kits–or even a pocket. One side features a 25 micron […]

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Episode 67: Survival Gear

May 14, 2012
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss picking survival gear. Buying survival gear is wrought with confusion. New preppers often ask, “What do I need? And where do I start?” Typically, people new to survival spend countless hours digging through gear lists in books and on the internet. Or they purchase endless amounts of stuff promising to […]

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Episode 40: Traveling Prepared

October 24, 2011
Traveling Prepared

A Prepper’s Guide to Traveling Safely. Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss traveling as a prepper. At some point in time all of us will have to go from point A to point B. Whether the mode of transportation is trains, planes, or automobiles, it’s not time to let your guard down. However, you will have […]

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Friday Gear Report: 10/21/2011

October 21, 2011

If the iPhone Survival App article excited you, your gone to love this. Eton has released an unobtrusively designed solar charger/case just for the iPhone named the Mobius ($79). The Mobius features: A lithium-ion battery Monocrystal solar panel Battery charge indicator and solar charge indicator Wide holes to keep all the buttons, ports, and camera […]

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