Summer is here. Time to keep your brews cool. What’s that you say? You don’t want to haul a refrigerator around, just to keep a 12-pack from warming up on those hot summer days? Sounds like your short-term survival camp needs the eCool beverage cooler, and put the earth to use. Store your beers (or sodas) underground, and use the naturally lower temperatures to chill the cans. no power necessary, and it can keep beverages cold all year round. No need to pollute the world, running yet another appliance. You’ve already got zombies to worry about. Don’t add environmental pollution to your list of concerns.
5 year shelf life, 3600 calories, small and light weight, Datrex Food Bars are the perfect survival grub to stash in the far reaches of your bug-out bag. They are already sub packaged for ease of rationing, and they’re ready to eat, so you can dine and dash. You’re probably thinking they’re drier than a zombie scalp baking in the sun. Wrong, my friend, Datrex bars are not thirst provoking, so you won’t be chugging through your water supply just to meet your required caloric intake for the day.
SPAZ Combat has posted an essay on the pros and cons of one of the more beloved weapons of the zombie apocalypse: The Shotgun. It’s a great analysis on the decision making process that should be running through your head before you start stuffing long arms in your duffel bag. Is this the right tool for the job at hand? Head on over to SPAZCombat.com and find out. You may just learn something new, that never even crossed your mind, which could very well mean the difference between being a survivor, or just part of the zombie buffet.
It slices, it dices… Inspired by an ancient tool found in the Great Red Desert near Farson Wyoming, Freemont Knives’ Farson Blade brings the design into the modern age, right into the zombie apocalypse. This versatile tool lets you skin and prepare your game after hunting, as well as many other cutting and slicing tasks. You can also use the 8 feet of paracord to turn this thing into a hatchet to chop wood for kindling. It probably packs a mean punch as well, against a zombie’s skull.
Let’s face it, skinny jeans just aren’t going to cut it out in the wilds when you’re running from zombies. You need some tough, stylish pants that you can stow away your essentials, and not have to worry about them ripping as you vault over rusted out car husks. Kitanica’s All Season Pants are built for the apocalypse, with plenty of pockets, 10 in total, comfortably placed throughout. The double layered 50/50 Nylon Cotton Ripstop material seat and knees means you don’t have to worry about wear and tear when you’re moving from cover to cover. The reinforced pocket corners lets you bring all kinds of gear without having to worry about them ripping.
Let’s face it, a specialist in this zombie-infested day and age, is always going to be tough to justify. Especially when you’re talking about your gear. You need to pack as much potential as you can, without all the clutter. Gerber’s Downrange Tomahawk has some strong arguments about it’s usefulness. This “Triple Purpose” beauty packs an axe head, hammer, and pry bar all in one sleek package. The axe head’s beveled edge can easily turn walls, doors, and zombie skulls to splinters. The backside of the ax head functions as hammer for hinges, locks, doorknobs (also zombie skulls) and anything else in your way. There’s a cutaway handle in the axe head, so you can easily use the pry bar just as effectively as the real thing. The MOLLE compatible sheath ensures that this is always with you, ready to jump into the game.
Too much stuff to cram into one flashlight?! I say nay! The menacing looking WindFire Cree XM-L LED T6 gives 1800 lumens of illumination in a small handheld tower of Mordor. You can charge it in your car, and bring it with you while scoping out any shady areas…literally. The attack head means you won’t have to drop it when some unsavory undead types shamble around the corner. Aluminum alloy construction, with 5 modes to cycle through, as well as an audible alarm to call the others for help (or bring the zombies your way, like Boromir with the horn of Gondor). We’re not going to go so far to say that this is the “One Light to Rule Them All”, but it’s a nice light to pack.
Weight is a life or death matter when you’re packing up your bug-out bag on supply runs. You need all the supplies you need for survival (combat/defense), repair, and salvage. Carbonlite tools give you a great set of strong, lightweight wrenches, at your disposal. Made of 3/8 inch carbon fiber, with stainless steel teeth, they are plenty strong enough to get the job done. Added benefit, you only need one set, because each wrench has a standard size on one side, and a metric size on the other. You’re ready for any make an model of burnt out car husk that you come across.
We all know that dogs can look up, but like humans focused on a task, zombies don’t often shift their gaze upward. Rooftops are often a safe path to take as you make your way through urban sprawls. The Zak Tools Collapsable Grappling Hook can get you up to safer levels. This stainless steel, lightweight grappling hook is strong enough to support your weight, and light enough for you to carry around, and easily toss up to those high ledges. Just fold this baby up, and you’re good to go.
Throughout the ages several bladed tools have emerged as essential wilderness survival tools. The kukri knife, the machete and the hatchet have all carved out their own claim. But this is the next level. Why choose between the three when The NAX 2.0 combines all three, and more! Built for survival experts in a non-zombie world, this beauty fits right into the new apocalypse. Not only is it perfect for many of your survival applications, but it can do some damage to zombie skulls if the need arises. It’s built to survive, so why not grab one for yourself.