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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hey all, Shameless promotion following. I love the Hill People Gear chest rigs. Ive had mine for about 4 years now and it has been dragged through caves, rock climbing, and is my EDC for trail runs and wilderness hiking. This thing is nearly indestructible and they have several other sizes and...
  2. Polls and Surveys
    How much does your bugout bag weigh? How much does that weight compare to your body weight?
  3. Food and water
    So some background for me, I'm a bit of a tea connoisseur (snob, as my mother says it), and I generally have about 20 different types/blends of tea on hand at any given moment. I have a stash at work, and a separate stash at home, and I usually make at least 1-3 cups for myself and my wife...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello, I like mirroring my gear with military setups as a beginning outline and modifying it from there. I was wondering, who would you think to be better to follow? Airforce, Army, or Marines? I do not expect to be anywhere near the ocean. So I tend to move more toward the army than marines...
  5. Vehicles & Transportation
    So i have decided to invest in a bug out vehicle and after lots of research i have narrowed it down to a diesel station wagon made between 1975 and 1985. I like these because they are generally more affordable cause lets face it...nobody want them, and for fuel efficiency, gas tank size, EMP...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    At the end of a geology retreat, our conversations revolved around an EMP. We discussed short distance (size of a house) EMPs that we can make (though illegal, from disposable cameras) and I brought up the possibility of larger EMPs being released over major cities or communication byways. Then...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Has anybody bought a " McaGyver" kit from ACW Tactical? I have and it is probably one of the coolest, most thought out small bag I have found. Their Compact field reference guide & manual should be in most every body's bag.
  8. Military Weapons Forum
    I originally found this site in a search years ago. You were discussing a Plate Carrier I also had. Yours was setup way differently than all of mine. After finding the lost link to the site and password. I thought some of you would be interested in which Plate Carrier has become my main focus...
  9. Polls and Surveys
    What tools are a must and what tools would you take away to make your perfect multi tool?
  10. Vendor Deals
    Have you ever thought of a brilliant piece of gear, but just don't have the resources or knowledge of how to make it? We work with our customers to design and make exactly what they request! We've made custom attachment systems for PCs and Chest Rigs, a tactical "fannypack" for a USMC family...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello Friends - A buddy and I have been working on a new app that is great for survivalists and keeping their family together. It is a free app and works for iPhones. In short, you can see your friends/family on a shared map... and you can drop pins, draw and add photos on the map for everyone...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I was looking through my pockets today and I realized that I have a lot of random stuff that people may think I'm a bit loopy for carrying around. Obviously I carry all thsese things for a reason, and each item has come in handy at least once. So here is a list of my EDC items: One small...
  13. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    So I've been lurking for a long time, and I believe this is my first post. I've got two goals with this post: 1 I would like advice or suggestions on my bug out route 2 advice or suggestions on my BOBs In the event of worst case SHTF, It will be myself, my wife and our soon-to-be-born son, as...
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My PSK is the core system of the two bags that I use, my Wilderness Bag and my Go & Get Home Bag. Designed to be easily moved from bag to bag as needed, or carried on its own. If not in a pack, my PSK is designed to be a belt carry system. When I drop my pack, the PSK goes on the belt. I have a...
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi everyone, ive done a little searching on this forum for preparing to get home in a SHTF situation of you work out of town. A lot of people have been asking me strategies on getting home because they too work far away and are preppers as well. Personally I work offshore and fly out of south...
  16. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm hoping someone can help me out on this. I'm looking for a bit of (I think it's British) gear and I can't for the life of me find it. It is a jacket with a Gortex outer shell with a parachute silk like interior. The whole thing is super compact and could easily be packed into a small man...
  17. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Went to a Gun Show at the scott town ship firehall in PA. Bought a probably* canadian canteen with cover. Fairly clean om the inside, just needs some minor work. On the far right is a Elk Antler whistle I bought from a native american. He tends to show up at alot of the gun shows in my...
  18. General Discussion
    I know the title reads like a personals ad. But I am back in Houston finally and was looking to meet up with some ps preppers who wanted to get together to train shoot guns ect. I tried to check out a local group/ militia but let's just say they were scary under trained and over equipped and...
  19. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am not talking about a bunker, rather i am talking about a room with your gear either ready to go or bug in. Mine consists of a shelf full of survival books and manuals, blue prints, binders full of notes, and projects I have done such as my solar panel project. There is a desk to work at...
  20. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Currently I am working on upgrading the bag itself, but the contents will remain the same. Here are the contents of my BOB at the moment: Water: -3 Liter Camelbal -Surplus 1 liter Canteen w/ canteen cup. -water purification tablets -life straw Fire: -Waterproof Matches, In pill bottle with...
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