Tag Archives: Tools

Survival Day 170 (Mattock)

The ground where I live is really hard and full of roots. The only way to dig a hole or a trench is to use a Mattock and cut your way through the hard ground. So if I want to dig, the … Continue reading

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Survival Day 163 (Magnetic Nut and Bolt Tray)

As far as Tools go this Large Magnetic Nut and Bolt Tray has saved the day more than just about any other piece of equipment in my garage. There is nothing worse than going to put something back together only to find … Continue reading

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Survival Day 156 (Emergency Hiking/Camping Whistle)

It is the simple things like these Emergency  Hiking/Camping Whistles that can mean the difference between being lost and cold or found and warm by the camp fire. Clip one to your bag, tape it down with black electric tape so it … Continue reading

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Survival Day 149 (Sledge Hammer)

This Sledge Hammer is really a key. What does it open? Just about anything you hit hard enough with it! On a good day maybe you are saving a kid stuck in a car. On a bad day maybe your are using … Continue reading

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Survival Day 142 (Standard & Metric Tape Measure)

I was surprised that I had to do a little digging to find a Standard & Metric Tape Measure all in one package. Depending on what type of work I’m doing I move between the two and having one Tape Measure that supports … Continue reading

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Survival Day 135 (Bow Saw)

If you spend any time out in the wilderness you know how important it is to have a good Bow Saw on hand. For those smaller branches that are still too big to break by hand but to small to effectively use … Continue reading

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Survival Day 128 (Lineman’s Pliers)

My Lineman’s Pliers have served me well over the years, and having a good pair or two in strategic locations is always a good idea. I keep one pair in my vehicle, another in my home tool-chest, and a third set at … Continue reading

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Survival Day 107 (Air Tool Set)

With this Air Tool Set and your Quiet Air Compressor (Day 51) you can handle a ton of every day tasks. I’ll never work on my car again without my Air Tool Set. I didn’t realize how much easier routine maintenance would be … Continue reading

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Survival Day 100 (BackCountry 2-In-1 Axe)

I love this BackCountry 2-In-1 Axe. It is just long enough to do real work while maintaining a size that is also perfect for hiking and camping. Add in the integrated saw in the base of the shaft and you can … Continue reading

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Survival Day 93 (Framing Nailer)

When it comes to survival, sometimes it comes down to getting the job down in a tight time frame. That means you see the neighborhood starting to dissolve into chaos Having the right tools can make all the difference. With … Continue reading

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