SHTF blog – Modern Survival

You Have No Excuse Not To Carry These 5 Items Every Day

As the currently-popular Steven Crowder meme goes, “change my mind”. In the interests of upping everyone’s basic preparedness, I hereby proffer the following five items that practically no human has any reason to not have with them or within arm’s reach every day – day in, day out. When the balloon goes up, these five items will provide a good head start on improving your lot in life when combined with knowledge and experience. By Drew, contributing author You’ll notice that I did not include other items, such as firearms,…

Three Excellent Survival Knives for Under $100

Outdoorsmen love knives.  The reasons for this are varied, but for me it’s because of the utility they offer.  If all you have is a good blade and the right skill set you could potentially survive in the wilderness for a long time. How so?  Let’s think of the Rule of 3’s for a moment and see how a knife could help. Rule of 3’s You can survive 3 minutes without air You can survive 3 hours without shelter (in inclement weather) You can survive 3 days without water You…

Gear Review – Camillus Tiger Sharp

This is a guest post from a friend of mine.  Awhile back I gave him a Camillus Tiger Sharp knife to try out with the only caveat being that after he used it for awhile he write a post about.  Here are his thoughts on the knife… -Jarhead Survivor —————————————————- For those of you not familiar with Camillus they are one of the oldest knife manufacturers in the world.  They have been making quality blades for over 130 years.  That being said I myself have never owned one until now…