Tag Archives: Vehicle Gear

Survival Day 16 (Rechargeable 520 Lumen Lithium Ion Waterproof LED Spotlight)

I’ve used my Rechargeable 520 Lumen Lithium Ion Waterproof LED Spotlight to do everything from spotting the turn off while driving through the mountains at night while looking for a buddies remote cabin to providing a spotlight while hiking through … Continue reading

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Survival Day 15 (Vehicle Snow Shovel)

It is snowing outside as I write this and I really could have used this Vehicle Snow Shovel today when I was leaving the range. My vehicle is a 4×4, but I got plowed in and it was enough that … Continue reading

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Survival Day 11 (Entrenching Shovel)

I love my Entrenching Shovel. Actually, I love all three of them. I keep one Entrenching Shovel in my vehicle in a plastic bin with flares and a few ratchet straps and other random tools. If you ask me why … Continue reading

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Survival Day 8 (Mechanics Tool Set)

I’ve been up in the mountains with buddies when something breaks and we all end up tearing through our vehicles looking for different tools. That taught me a very important lesson. You never know what your going to need, and … Continue reading

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Survival Day 7 (Trooper Ear Flap Bomber Hat)

Our childhoods affect us. Sometimes it is hard to tell your spouse exactly how because we may not fully realize it ourselves, and are we are just embarrassed. When it comes to my winter gear obsession, I’ve tried to explain … Continue reading

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Van Life – New Versus Used

I can’t stop thinking about my van purchase. I’ve already decided that I will be getting a RAM Promaster, the decision now is to break the bank and get a new vehicle (which comes to $38,750 when configured the way … Continue reading

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Survival Day 303 (Pike Pole with Forcible Entry Combo Grip)

Do you want to make sure you can cover every base in a survival situation? Then you need this Pike Pole with Forcible Entry Combo Grip included in your gear. It is such a kick ass tool. It can open doors, windows, … Continue reading

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Survival Day 296 (2 Ton Bottle Jack)

I know I’m getting older because I have fond memories of all the different ways I’ve used my 2 Ton Bottle Jack to get things done. I’ve used my 2 Ton Bottle Jack to lift the corner of a shed that settled so … Continue reading

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Survival Day 289 (Fire Axe)

Is it a tool or is it a weapon? I’m not actually sure, all I know is that when the sh*t hits the fan, I am glad I have this Fire Axe in my vehicle. I can break windows, kill zombies, and … Continue reading

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Survival Day 286 (Nylon Zip Cable Ties)

I keep some of these 18″ Nylon Zip Cable Ties with lots of different sets of gear. Some stay in my vehicle for emergency car repairs (yes, I’ve used them to hold a body panel  up after I got hit), some more … Continue reading

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