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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

Survival Gear Review: KodaBow Bravo Zulu

Kodabow says that their name comes from the Native American word Koda or “friend” but I have to tell you that if you see this thing in my hands, I am anything but your friend.  When the SHTF, you don't want to be on the receiving end of this hammer.  By Jimmy C, a contributing… Read More

Survival Gear Review: Emmrod Fishing Pole

I do a lot of hiking in the back-country of Colorado and come across a lot of small streams and lakes.  I always thought it would be great to have a small, lightweight rod and reel to fish for trout while I'm exploring.  My wait is over. By Murphy, a contributing author of SurvivalCache.com Forge Survival… Read More

Survival Sense: Part 1

It has been said that Alaska’s upper Yukon River valley is the harshest, most unforgiving environment on the planet.  Local humor quips that there are only two seasons here –winter and the Fourth of July. This is a land of incredible extremes. By Brian Heaphy, a contributing author to SurvivalCache.com Dark, six-month winters known for… Read More

How to Buy a Gun Case

Gun cases are made to protect guns.  Guns are tools, fine tools.  They deserve to be cared for so they can be expected to perform to their design potential.  Guns need regular maintenance, cleaning, repair, and proper storage.  Storage implies both during the time of use and afterwards. By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing… Read More

Survival Eating

Food is not just a source of energy and sustenance, but a comfort item as well. When you are hungry, morale goes down and chances of survival dwindle.  There will be several opportunities to find food after the supermarkets close, you just need to know where to look and what tools to have. By Regulator5… Read More

How to Vanish: Part 1

For many years ability to disappear or blend in to one’s surrounding has become both necessary and popular, to the point that it has earned the right to be called an “art”.  In this series of posts we will look at this art and how it plays a roll for the Survivalist. By F.C. Brake… Read More

Pellet Guns, Not Just For Kids Anymore

The survivalists’ old standby for hunting small game has always been a small .22 rifle or pistol. While definitely no replacement for a good rifle, the pellet gun offers several advantages in a survival situation, here are a few to think about. By Josh (The Survival Kid) and Captain Bart 1. Open Carry. Open carrying… Read More

Survival Debate: Dog or No Dog

Deciding whether or not to take your dog in a survival situation is a more difficult question than choosing between types of gear. For animal loving pet owners it's a no-brainer. Others might see dogs an an unnecessary risk and use of supplies. Dog Pro: Excellent Early Warning Security Close Quarters Fighting Advantage Threat Deterrent… Read More

Survival Shotgun Part 3: Choosing the Gun

When it comes to survival shotguns, your choices really come down to two brands: Remington or Mossberg. There are proponents of each shotgun, and both have their strengths and weaknesses.  Performance of the basic models will be on par, but there are limitations that should be remembered. This article is Part 3 in a series… Read More

Survival Shotgun Part 2: Choosing Gauge and Type

If you are new to shotguns understanding what type of gun to buy and which gauge to choose for your survival needs can be difficult. Continuing the Survival Shotgun series, here is a basic rundown of the types and sizes of shotguns you should consider for your survival gear. This article is Part 2 in… Read More