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Survival Gear Review: Benchmade Adamas Knife

It is a long held belief that a folding knife can never possess the strength to solo as a survival knife. The fears of a folding blade includes that they are too short, have a weak pivot point, and any locking mechanism simply cannot be strong enough. A significant challenge to the sub-standard folder belief… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Valkyrie War Cord Survival Frag

I've only met one survivalist who said he didn't like paracord gear and I'm pretty sure he was lying.  Paracord is one of the staple items that have come to be accepted as a “must have” in your kit, and you'll have to travel far and wide to find a Get-Home bag or Bug Out… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Ontario Falcon Knife

One particular blade that has been flying under the radar for several years now is the Falcon from Ontario Knife Company (OKC), and its full of many welcome contradictions.  In lots of ways the Falcon, introduced in 2011, is a whole collection of opposing features in knife terms which might be responsible for the Falcon’s… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Gerber GDC Money Clip

I have always admired money clips for their sleek simplicity. However, time and time again I end up going back to a wallet as I stock my pockets with more junk.  I have a small collection of money clips and recently wanted to go back to using one.  The old ones in the top dresser… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Smith & Wesson .380 Bodyguard Backup

Frankly to me just the idea of a having a “backup gun” smells of trouble.  But then on the positive side of things a backup gun can be a comforting thing.  The concept of a backup gun of course naturally implies that you have a primus firearm at the ready, and that the secondary gun… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Spyderco Bushcraft Knife

A dog is a man’s best friend, and his knife is a close second.  With that said, I am often surprised when price is used as the limiting criteria of a new blade. What would you think if someone called a breeder and said what’s the best dog I can get for under $30? by… Read More

The Ultimate Survival Pistol – Glock

Time and time again the Glock pistol has been used by military personnel, law enforcement, survivalists, hunters, and the Average Joe for home and personal defense.  They provide value relative to their cost, they are reliable, accurate and consistently perform when put to the test.  When you factor all of the major considerations for an… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Todd Grey Role Knife

I am not by nature a “knife” guy.  I often have several on me but they are tools that I use as needed.  My likes and dislikes are simple and rarely do I go outside of my comfort zone.   By Captain Bart, contributing author SurvivalCache.com My survival knife fixed blade of choice is my… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack

How long have you been trying to find that “perfect” catch all EDC (Everyday Carry) bag?  Your search is over.  We take an in depth look at what may be the ultimate Tier Two bag from Maxpedition, the Fatboy Versipak. By Josh, a contributing author of SurvivalCache.com From the Manufacturer: The Maxpedition Fatboy Versipack Everyday… Read More

Survival Gear Review: CZ 75 Pistol

When I was in a gun store waiting for an FFL transfer, I saw what I thought was a nice looking Browning Hi-Power in the case for a great price.   I asked to look at it and the gun felt right.  I checked the tag and it read, “CZ 75B”. By Mr. Smashy, a… Read More

Survival Gear Review: SOL Emergency Bivvy

The Original SOL Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy from Adventure Medical Kits was something we had to try for ourselves.  We liked the weight and the cost but could it replace the emergency space blanket that people keep in their cars?  The answer, Yes. By the SurvivalCache.com Team SOL from Adventure Medical Kits stands for "Survive Outdoors… Read More