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Toilet Paper: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Toilet Paper: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Ass Wipe! No, I’m not calling you a name, I’m talking about this survival item!  This one should be a given, but then again people always seem to forget the most basic and obvious things especially if they have to put together a bug out bag in a hurry. Take at least a few rolls of this stuff. Smash the roll as flat as you can and place it in your bug out bag. You may not find it very p... »

GI Poncho Liner: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

GI Poncho Liner: An Item For Your Bug Out Bag

Anyone that has done a survival weekend trip to the woods can tell you there is a fine line between comfort and space/weight ratio.  Small things can make the difference between a truly miserable weekend and a decent learning experience.  One of those must have items is a US GI poncho liner. First made in the 60’s for the military in Vietnam out of parachute silk, the poncho liner has evolve... »

Can Opener: A Must Have In Your Bug Out Bag

Can Opener: A Must Have In Your Bug Out Bag

The P-38 Military Can Opener (pictured above) is known by some as the “Army’s Greatest Invention”. A P-38 will work on any size can rim. When the power is out or your electric can opener bites the dust, a P-38 Can Opener will save the day. Originally manufactured for soldiers in the field to open their canned rations, the US P-38 is durable, high quality and has developed a history of its own thro... »