Survival Gear

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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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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Friday Gear Report: 3/09/12

March 9, 2012

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 […]

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Episode 57: Survival Gear vs Survival Skills

February 27, 2012
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 […]

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How To Build a Grappling Hook Launcher

August 25, 2011

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 […]

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Dude, Where’s My Car Bag?

March 29, 2011
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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 […]

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

January 28, 2011
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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 […]

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Friday “Stuff” 11-05-10

November 5, 2010
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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 tool that has […]

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Swiss Army Adventurer Pocket Knife Review

November 1, 2010
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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 […]

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Friday “Stuff” 10-29-10 Zombie Edition

October 29, 2010
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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. […]

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