Survival Gear

Episode 116: Flashlights & Gear

In this episode Aaron interviews Marshall of on flashlights. Yes! A whole freakin episode dedicated to flashlights! A flashlight is at the top of our list of things to never leave home without. But how much can there really be to know about flashlights?

By |October 13th, 2014|Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|3 Comments

Episode 67: Survival Gear

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 solve […]

By |May 14th, 2012|Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|1 Comment

Friday Gear Report: 3/09/12

The Trucker’s Friend looks more like it should be named the Zombie’s Enemy… Billed as an all-purpose all-in-one tool it mashes an axe, hammer, nail puller, spanner, try bar, and tire chain hook into one 12-inch tool.

I wonder how long it will take till we see the Trucker’s Friend make an appearance in a Zombie […]

By |March 9th, 2012|Friday Survival Gear Reports|3 Comments

Episode 57: Survival Gear vs Survival Skills

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss survival gear vs survival skill and the place for both.

People often come into prep and get sticker shock. With the endless sea of survival gear, gadgets, and equipment, survival can seem as though a tremendous amount of money will need to be spent.

Preppers also have a tendency–much like anything else in […]

How To Build a Grappling Hook Launcher

Have you ever thought, “What’s really missing from my survival tools is a grappling hook launcher!” Until recently, the web was devoid of decent instructions on how to build a grappling hook launcher.

Well aspiring Macgyvers, someone  has finally come out with a design and it is based on the popular Spud Gun. This Instrucables guide on […]

By |August 25th, 2011|Survival Skills|1 Comment

Dude, Where’s My Car Bag?

It’s in your car!

Now that we have that settled, let’s move on to the finer details. One of the great things about the Car Bag is the freedom that comes with not having to carry it around, or think so much about what should go in and what should stay out because you might need […]

By |March 29th, 2011|Friday Survival Gear Reports|0 Comments

Joos Orange Solar Panel Review – Finally A Panel That Works Well

Roughly six months ago I got wind that a new personal size solar charger was hitting the market soon. The marketing material made some very bold claims at which most people in the gadget world scoffed at. Having been a little disappointed in my Solio, I did not hold out much hope, but signed up to be alerted […]

By |January 28th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|3 Comments

Friday “Stuff” 11-05-10

This friday we bring you the CountyComm Titaium Spoon/Fork/Knife and Survival Mini Candle Lantern.
CountyCom Titanium Super Fork


CountyComm Super Fork, Spoon, Fork, Knife Combo.

Sure you have seen them in plastic, but have you seen a Spoon/Fork/Knife all in one in Titanium? CountryComm recently introduced a twist on a handy […]

By |November 5th, 2010|Friday Survival Gear Reports|0 Comments

Swiss Army Adventurer Pocket Knife Review

Just a few months before my 15th birthday I was preparing for a two month long stint at summer camp. What made this year special was that it was my final year as a camper which meant approximately four weeks would be spent backpacking, mountain biking, repelling, and white water rafting across Colorado with 20 […]

Friday “Stuff” 10-29-10 Zombie Edition

This Friday we bring you two new camping/survival stoves to hit the market; the Biolite Camp Stove and The Survival Stove.

Ah, the survival stove. What self-respecting survivalist, urban or otherwise, doesn’t own a lightweight portable stove. After all, when the Zombie Hordes are nipping at your heals, you don’t want to be weighed down. Survival […]

By |October 29th, 2010|Friday Survival Gear Reports|3 Comments

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