Andy Martinez

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Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6x6 Provides Luxury Zombie Protection

We missed the boat on this customized Zetros the first time it made the Internet rounds. That's alright, since the impending Zombie Apocalypse hasn't …

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TiPiKs installed on the @key_bar keys on one side, lock picks on the other. #edc #locksport #tipik #keybar

How To: Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree

In this article, I will be showing you how to make a crude form of aspirin from the bark of a willow tree. It is a great remedy for headaches, …

Life Saving Rope Skills

By on23 January 2012 in Knots<p>The most important knots in the world<p>The bowline (rhymes with “colon”) is reputedly the most important knot in the …

Survival Skills: How To Desalinate Water in the Field

Last week, I received a call from some friends who provide survival training for a branch of the Department of Justice. They were mid-experiment, …

Modular Adventure Gear Systems from GearPods®

Our products combine an innovative, purpose-built container system with a range of assembled kits that provide the best of both worlds: compact and …

Tactical Poncho of Tacticaleliciousness

Think ponchos aren’t exciting, or there’s no such thing as a tactical poncho? Maybe you’ve never seen the Hazard4 Poncho Villa Technical Soft Shell …

Leatherman Hail Carabiner is Airplane Allowed

Leatherman undeniably makes great tools. But sometimes, you don’t really need a set of pliers or a pair of scissors, but rather a place to store your …

Adventure Medical Kits Trauma Pack

When I was 6 years old my babysitter forced me to sit on a skateboard with her and roll down the ominously steep street on which we lived. About …

Rift Recon Red Team Kit

Rift Recon terms themselves Physical Security Specialists. They explain what that is in about 500 words of fancy and circumlocutory jargon, the …

PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Charger

myFC PowerTrekk is a portable fuel cell charger that runs on ordinary water. Ordinary water <i>orrrrr</i>...a rechargeable lithium-ion battery.<p>In a similar …

TRITON - Human Gills

Diving free of cumbersome tanks and lines, and with an unlimited underwater air supply? That's like...like...making love out of nothing at all. …

Iridium Go Global Hotspot

A reliable satellite connection for voice and data communications anywhere in the world. 5,000 feet in the air. 500 miles offshore. Probably even in …

TIHK - Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key

The Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key is intended for use by trained law enforcement, military, and security professionals only. However, TIHK will …

Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible!

I’ve been blogging now for about 5 years and it’s funny to look at the statistics of what videos or blog posts get the most hits. By far my #1 most …

Review: Gearward Compact Survival Cord

By onJanuary 17, 2014 in EDC, Preparedness, Reviews, Survival, Tactical Handyman<p>It was kind of hard to take the paracord out of my EDC bag and set it …

How To Hot Wire A Car When The SHTF – Survival, Survivalist, Emergency Preparedness Blog

Today we’re going to learn an always fun skill that will land you in jail if used improperly. As always, this article is <b>FOR LEGAL PURPOSES ONLY</b>. We …

Survivalism

Quickcord Belt

The Quickcord Belt is a project currently up on Kickstarter. Made from 2″ nylon webbing, the Quickcord earns its name from a primary feature of its …

Inch Survival Gear

When people think of disaster, they think of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and so on. But disasters are never confined into one category. …

Sharpening Knives 101

The basic technique of properly sharpening a knife is simple, but yet essential to keeping your pocket knife (or any other) razor sharp, and ready to …

How to Stitch a Wound

<b>1.</b> Attempt only if evacuation isn't an option. If you screw up, you could cause permanent tissue damage and a nasty infection.<p><b>2.</b> Irrigate the wound with boiled water—you can use a plastic bag with a hole poked in it—and then scrub with soap.<p><b>3.</b> Sterilize your needle and thread.<p><b>4.</b> Start stitching …

DIY: Eco-Friendly Fire Starters

I wouldn’t call myself a pyromaniac exactly, but I’ve never turned down an opportunity to sit around a campfire. In an effort to avoid dousing …

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