Category Archives: Product Reviews

Here we review different survival and outdoor items we’ve found on the internet. Sometimes it’s to evaluate them prior to selling them on our site.

My Favorite Machete

Talkin’ machetes!  I’d like to look at some different style machetes today.  I’ve posted review videos of specific models below.  For the record, the Ontario Military Machete is the one that gets the most use at my house. Note the … Continue reading

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Gerber Prodigy Review

Gerber’s ubiquitous Prodigy knife is an enigma.  On the one hand, this survival and military styled knife is priced for the entry-level user while boasting a robust list of features aimed at higher level users.  But on the other, one … Continue reading

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SOL Escape Bivy Review

Adventure Medical’s SOL Escape Bivy claims some amazing features.  It’s alleged to be breathable, ultralightweight, inexpensive, and contain a barrier that reflects 95% of the user’s radiant body heat back to them (like a mylar blanket) increasing heat retention. To find out if … Continue reading

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AlpineAire Freeze Dried Gluten Free Review

After a hiccup with order fulfillment, AlpineAire’s excellent customer service shipped this reviewer the correct order expediently and even let me keep the erroneous shipment.  Top notch. There’s much to like here.  In addition to their routine line of foods, … Continue reading

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Eberlestock Dragonfly Pack Demo

The hyper-expandable Eberlestock Dragonfly hunting pack is one of our all time favorites.  It is as versatile as the Skycrane II and Just One packs and includes an rigid frame-sheet and aluminum stays designed to carry heavy loads comfortable. Up … Continue reading

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Eberlestock Jackhammer Pack Review

watch?v=MKT3jbtxZu0&feature=plcp A wicked tough pack that is a serious weight carrying machine.  One of the toughest packs I’ve handled, it weighs about 8.5lbs and carries around 2500 ci.  No scabbard in this one but its built around the time honored … Continue reading

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Eberelstock X1E Review

At  5 lbs 6 oz this 2900 ci pack is one of our favorites. Highly capable, easy to access and super quiet we prefer it to the “American” X1A1 version of the pack.

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