Survival Tools Information & Survival Gear Reviews

Keeping your ammo under lock and key is a smart move for multiple reasons... It keeps it away from others. Gives you peace of mind that it's safe and secure. Keeps it dry and away from dust and moisture.  So with that being said how do you decide on which

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Initially designed for armor piercing, the tanto blade was developed, invented, and popularized during the late 1970s

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.One of the essential equipment that Navy Seals need is a knife. The US Military authorizes and

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Damascus steel is a distinct type of steel that is mainly recognised for its wavy pattern

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Benchmade is an American Knifemaking Brand based in Oregon.This company is mainly known for its knives, even

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.You have heard it, seen it, or touched it. Maybe now is the right time to understand

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Kydex is basically a thermoplastic that is made from acrylic-polyvinyl chloride that was originally designed in the

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Machetes are amazing tools; it’s quite normal that most of them need sharpening when new.They cut through

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Gravity knives were invented almost five decades ago during world war II. These knives first originated in

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DISCLOSURE: DisasterShelters.net is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.The karambit is an Indonesian knife that resembles a sickle since its blade is curved. Its shape

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If you don't smoke do you even need to carry a lighter? I think so...Lighters can be useful for survival, EDC (every day carry), and backpacking to name but a few uses. Heck...Sometimes you just want to be able to light a pretty women's cigarette when she asks if you

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Unfortunately, it’s still very common for people to feel unsafe when they’re out alone after dark.Being equipped to defend yourself has become an even higher concern for many, but guns aren’t everyone’s first choice.Even just the knowledge that you’re not totally unprepared should anyone attack you can be comforting, and

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Some knives are made to be used in the kitchen, some knives are made for combat, and some knives made to be used for hunting and life outdoors.But one of the only knives that was designed to do all of those things and adapt to any and every situation that

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So, you’re looking for the best KA Bar Knife? You’ve come to the right place. Because...If you're lost in the wilderness without any gear, you're hungry, tired and wet and it's getting dark and the only tool you have is a KA-BAR knife strapped to your belt then you can still

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Wondering what's the best felling axe for chopping wood and felling trees? Because remember...If you find yourself face to face in the wild with a tree that needs to be cleared it's unlikely you'll be able to power up a chainsaw let alone have one handy.Yet a felling axe is

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Looking for the best survival machete? Because let's be honest if you're out in the wild without a survival machete then you must be crazy. Why?Because, most Survivalists, Preppers, and Outdoorsman prize the survival machete as the "ultimate survival tool". Think about it...You can clear a campsite, chop firewood, construct

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You're camping out in the wild and it starts to get cold so you realise it's time to build a fire but on inspection of your camping area you realise there's no suitably sized firewood around.And good luck breaking it to size with your hands or even using a small

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So, how do you choose the best permanent match?First, let's just remind ourselves why you don't want to be venturing into the wilderness without one...There are very few foods you can cook without using heat, so you will always need to be able to get some kind of flame going so

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So - what are the best boots for rucking?You're smart to buy a pair of rucking boots because walking in anything else is likely to lead to damage to your knees, calves and ankles because of the uneven terrain and the heavy bag of kit on your back.Seriously don't even

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What is the best survival backpack available today?Because whether you’re on a leisurely day walk, climbing one of the world’s highest peaks or rucking through arctic snow......a good backpack is essential, particularly when you’re using it to carry items that are necessary for your very survival. A survival backpack should contain

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Before we go into the best radiation detectors available let's be honest...Talking about radiation can be daunting, it’s immediately connected with worse case scenarios and the historic cases of nuclear disasters.But the fact is that a lot of everyday items emit a certain level of radiation.We all come into contact

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When it comes to surviving on nothing but your environment, tools and skills, you’ll want to ensure that you have the very best tools for the job.That’s where the best bushcraft tomahawks come in, because unlike survival knifes and axes, they have many more uses such as if you’re stuck with

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If you're serious about survival in the wild then a military poncho is essential, it's compact and light and it can keep you, your clothes, and your gear dry even in a tropical downpour. Because if you've ever been caught in torrential rain whilst out in the wild you'll know that

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You my friend are one of the hardened adventurers and grizzliest of woods-people, that's why you're looking for a backpacking hatchet.And if you're ever stranded in the wild and needing to to build shelters, chop firewood, or in need of a makeshift hammer then it's a great choice. The problem is, not every

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Whether you're stuck at home during a blackout trying to locate your keys or the fuse box.Your car has broken down at the side of a dark road in the middle of nowhere. Or your quick and easy day walk into the hills has taken longer than planned and it's starting

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The great thing about neck knives is that they are always on hand. Whether you end up in a survival situation or, God forbid, a self-defense situation you know you have the tool for the job at hand and haven't accidentally left it at home, laid it down somewhere, or lost it. Plus,

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