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Survival Gear Review: Grid-It by Cocoon

Don’t you think it’s about time you get organized?  As survivalists we pride ourselves in having our “You Know What” together, but most of us lag way behind in having certain elements of our prep ducks lined up in a row.   By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com Some may have… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Guide 10 Adventure Kit

With known electrical grid issues and the possibility of being in a remote area without electricity, the sun seems to be logical solution when the outlet is no longer available.  Although we never like to rely on survival gear that requires electricity, it often times can prove to be very useful. By Josh, a contributing… Read More

Essential Bug Out Gear

Admittedly I watch a lot of outdoor television programming.  For Christmas this past year my wife got me the upgraded programming on cable so I could receive outdoors television basically 24/7/365.   By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com I enjoy watching the different location venues, and the behaviors of the big… Read More

Survival Gear Review: RockD Auto Lock Carabiner

During my time in the Army, I served in both the infantry and Special Forces and had to hump (carry) all of my gear over some hellacious long distances and across various rugged environments with extremes in temperatures.    By Bama Bull, a reader of SurvivalCache.com One of the things I learned is that your… Read More

Base Camp Survival Tool Bag

Eventually everything you own that was conceived by a mode of industrial assembly or manufacture will fail.  Even if it doesn’t outright fail, it must be maintained in order to achieve maximum product utility especially for a survival situation. By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com All of this preparation requires mechanics… Read More

Shemaghs, A Survival “Must Have”

From time to time we get an update to an original article here at SurvivalCache that we want to share with our readers.  "30 Uses for a Bandanna" has been a very popular post and one of our readers has written a great update. When I deployed to the Middle East, I found that all… Read More

A Real Emergency Fund

When you hear a financial planner talk about having an “emergency fund” they are referring to a savings or checking account that will get you through tough times.  We think this is wise but we also feel that the "Prepared Individual" should also plan for dire situations and have a Real Emergency Fund. If you… Read More

Survival Debate: Take In or Turn Away

One of the most basic questions survivalists and preppers wrestle with is what to do if unplanned guests turn up at your door in a SHTF situation. Do you take them in and divide your supplies or turn them away and protect your family? Pro: More People = Better Security Clear Conscience More workers Might… Read More

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Stock Precious Metals

The myth that stocking gold and other precious metals as a survival tool is perpetuated by survival blogs and message boards. Common sense shows that's not a good idea and your hard earned money is better spent on food and gear. First, let's look at history. You can study any group in the history of… Read More

7 Reasons to have Money in your Bug Out Bag

I believe in the event of total collapse money and even precious metals will become fairly worthless for quite a while. However, total collapse is unlikely. While you may be in a regional emergency the rest of the world still takes cold hard cash. Thanks to reader Jeff for the reminder to always carry cash. … Read More

6 Tools to Survive Anything

Some tools are so versatile you can't even begin to list all of the things they are useful for. In fact, 9 times out of 10, you won't even know what you'll need them for until it happens. Here are the 6 tools every self respecting prepper should have in large quantities and always available… Read More