The Crovel Extreme II is the follow-up to the now world famous Crovel Extreme I, a tactical survival shovel that packs over a dozen tools into a single, mid-sized utility shovel.
This credit card sized folding knife by Iain Sinclair is one of the cleverest bits of gear we’ve come across in recent memory.
This is the Double Bit Cruiser Axe by Base Camp X, it’s exactly the sort of thing I’d like to have hanging over the fireplace in my log cabin in Montana. Once I get around to owning a log cabin in Montana.
US Army Field Manuals are well-known and highly respected by campers, soldiers, survivalists, hikers and “preppers” – there are over 600 different books in total so the team at Best Made collected the top 3 and created a set that can be bought via their website for $22 USD. That seems like a pretty good deal considering the fact that if you ever find yourself actually needing them, money will likely only be useful to you as kindling.
Perkin Knives is a UK based company that specialises in producing Damascus steel knives, hatchets and axes.
We featured the Kaufmann Mercantile EDC Kit in early 2012 and it was hugely popular, the “everyday carry kit” includes a pair of screwdrivers, a pair of tweezers, a pry-bar and a fantastic waterproof lighter.
The Survival Grenade by Rocky S2V is designed to be the sort of thing you clip onto your backpack and then forget about – until you need it.
This is the Barnett RC150 Crossbow – it reminds me of the crossbow used by Norman Reedus in The Walking Dead and because of this, I want one badly.
The Barrett Alley Smuggler’s Belt is a great solution to the issue faced by travellers to countries with less than savoury track-records regarding gringo safety.
Bartitsu: The Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes is a book that holds significant fascination for me, it’s the true history of a Victorian era martial art called “Bartitisu” after it’s founder, E. W. Barton-Wright.
The paracord wrapped handle on the Bawidamann Blade POGN is designed to be a usable element in survival situation, it’s a nice touch that makes the knife quite a bit more valuable than just a sharpened piece of steel.
The BioLite Portable Grill has the added benefit of being able to singlehandedly recharge your phone or any other electronic device, using nothing but the heat generated by burning wood inside it’d combustion chamber.