Survival Tool

Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

November 8, 2013
Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

There’s something decidedly awesome about Tomahawks. Maybe it’s the little boy in me that wishes he was still out climbing trees, building potato cannons, riding BMX, or playing Cowboys and Indians well past an appropriate age… Maybe it’s because they are actually a useful tool. (Maybe both. And that’s ok too.) Recently, Gerber released the […]

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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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Baladeo Folding Cutlery Set: Not for Hobos

September 21, 2012

When I was but a wee woodsman, my grandfather introduced me to a Hobo Set. It seemed like a magic wonderment: A spoon, fork, and knife that folded into themselves and combined into one. Hobo sets haven’t changed much–if at all–since the first time I was introduced to them. They’ve remained simply, straight forward, and […]

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Zippo’s Cutting Tool With Multiple Personalities

September 14, 2012

The latest in the ongoing trend of mulit-use tools, Zippo’s 4-in-1 Woodsmen saws, hammers, and chops. It seems like an odd direction for the famous lighter maker to go in, but their new tool is interesting. As it turns out, there is a connection though… Looking to break into the outdoors market, Zippo spun off […]

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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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Mo-Tool: Multitool with an Edge

August 10, 2012

Did you wake up today and think, “My Leatherman is great. But what I really need is a multi-tool with a little hatchet…” Well, seems your in luck you odd odd bird you. The Mo-tool by Book & Hunter offers many of the handy tools such as an an wrench, straight edge knife, serrated knife, […]

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Gerber’s answer to the Woodman’s Pal

August 3, 2012

Never at a loss for creativity and originality, Gerber has introduced the Gator Machete. A bush whacking utility that reminds me of another survival tool, but I can’t quit put my finger on it which one. Help me out–it’s on the tip of my tongue… As seen on The Walking Dead, the Gerber Gator Machete […]

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The Woodman’s Pal

July 27, 2012

Great for clearing your path of brush–and maybe Zombies–the Woodman’s Pal is an American made classic. There are several models to choose from. However, pictured here is the Woodman’s Pal MIlitary Premium model with it’s leather wrapped handle and knuckle guard. From the manufacturer: The Woodman’s Pal┬ámachete is designed to trim, prune, chop, split, blaze […]

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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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