The nanoSTRIKER™ is a keychain sized fire starter designed to be carried every day without getting in your way. It contains a ferrocerium rod and a tungsten carbide insert to create a shower of sparks each time it’s scraped.
This clip-on multi-tool from Leatherman is slightly smaller and more pocket friendly than some of the company’s larger tools, it’s designed to be clipped to a belt loop or rucksack and forgotten about – until you find yourself needing a knife, scissors, a file, tweezers or something to throw at a bear while you run for the hills.
The Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool is one of those items that all of us should probably carry in the trunk – it’s exactly the sort of thing you want in your hand when the going gets rough. Or the zombies take over.
The Bear Super Kodiak Bow was first released in 1967 as an upgraded replacement for the Bear Kodiak line of bows – Fred Bear was so impressed with the new design that he took one for himself and used it on hunting trips around the world until he retired.
This book – “The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead” is a modern classic of sorts, its author is Max Brooks, the son of comedy legend Mel Brooks. Max is also a staff writer at Saturday Night Live and he’s the man who wrote the screenplay for Brad Pitt’s latest feature film, World War Z.
This 3-Stone Knife Sharpening Set from Orvis includes 3 stones each cut from natural rock, they’re mounted in a natural cedar stand and the kit comes with knife sharpening oil as well as a full set of instructions.
This set of 3 Spyderco Knives are made from flat-ground, high-carbon stainless steel designed to stay sharp for years at a time. The set includes 3 sizes, the smallest size is the Bug (2.9″ open, 1.63″ closed), the middle size is the Honeybee (3.66″ open, 2.06″ closed) and the largest size is the Grasshopper (5.07″ open, 2.77″ closed).
This Fire Starter Paracord Bracelet by Chum is one of those clever little ideas that I wish I’d thought of first.
The Garmin Rino 655t is a GPS/2-Way Radio/Camera unit that’s waterproof, drop-proof, mud-proof and child-proof. Although I’m a little doubtful about that last one.
The Wedge Tent is a rapidly deployable 2-person tent created by Heimplanet for people who hate screwing around with wires, tent poles and pegs. The tent has an inflatable frame that can absorb significant wind pressure, it can also be inflated/deflated in 120 seconds (or less if you’re good with a foot pump) and it comes as a single, roll-out unit that doesn’t require assembly.
The Red Cross Safety Hub by Eton has a handcrank on the side that allows you to charge it manually, you can also plug your Apple/Android phone or tablet into it and charge them directly from the crank.
This handy little EDC Kit (or every day carry kit) is just the sort of thing we all need in our pockets or bags, should that deadly human-to-human coronavirus ever decimate mankind – you’ll be equipped to head for the hills and wait it all out.