Best Survival Gear And Tools

by Jack Keaton

Best Survival Gear and Tools

The following is a random list of the best miscellaneous survival gear and tools. Your ability to survive the apocalypse will depend on your personal readiness – and your readiness level will depend on the fine details of your plan.

Your survival preparedness plan should include each and every item on this list of miscellaneous survival gear and tools – as each of these will be crucial to your ability to function after disaster strikes:

Best Survival Gear and Tools: Emergency Flashlights

When your survival is at stake, your typical Rayovac flashlight just won’t do. You need a unit that has a high illuminating power rating, and is also durable enough to take the constant pounding and abuse that will happen in any survival situation. Any of the following are excellent choices, depending on your budget.

The Ferrari (over $300): Olight 50109 SR90 Intimidator with Luminus SST-90 LED 2200 Lumens Flashlight (5 Stars!)

The Cadillac (over $100): Surefire 6PDL-BK 6P LED Defender Single-Output LED 120 Lumens 2011 Model

The Corolla (under $100): Olight M20 Warrior S2 LED Flashlight

Best Survival Gear and Tools: Hatchets

Whether you are using it for hacking wood, hacking down doors, or hacking off the limbs of attacking mobs, your survival hatchet will get a lot of use after the sh!t hits the fan. So pick a durable one made from strong steel that will hold an edge

The Ferrari (over $100): Gransfors Bruks Mini-Hatchet

The Cadillac (over $50): Timberline Russ Kommer Bush Pilot Survival Hatchet

The Corolla (under $50): Browning Tactical Axe

Best Survival Gear and Tools: Fuel Storage Tanks

You can have the best generator on the planet, capable of powering an entire city block. But if you don’t have enough fuel, you’ll still be sitting in the dark. Be sure to carefully plan for your fuel supply.

The Ferrari (550 Gallons): Skid Fuel Storage Tank – 550 Gal Model# 500SK

The Cadillac (285 Gallons): Skid Fuel Transfer Tank – 285 Gallon, Model# 300SK

The Corolla (15 Gallons): JohnDow Fuel Chief JDI-25GC-PD 25-Gallon Poly Diesel Caddy With 10-Inch Pneumatic Wheels & 10-Foot Hose

Best Survival Gear and Tools: Back Packs

If you have to REALLY “bug out” somewhere that is impassable for vehicles, then you’re going to need a survival pack that you can slap across your shoulders and carry for 100 miles or so. “Rugged” doesn’t even begin to describe these packs:

The Ferrari (over $400): Eberlestock Terminator Survival Back Pack

The Cadillac (over $200): Kelty Tactical Eagle 7850 Backpack

The Corolla (under $100): High Sierra Tech Series 59105 Lightning 35 Internal Frame Pack


Best Survival Gear and Tools: Sleeping Bags

Whether you need to “rough it” out in the open wilderness, or you find yourself holed up in your basement, chances are you aren’t going to have a nice cushy bed handy. A high quality sleeping bag is a MUST for your survival gear checklist.

The Ferrari (over $500): Lithium EQ 0-Degree Sleeping Bag by Marmot

The Cadillac (over $200): MontBell Super Spiral Burrow #0 Synthetic Sleeping Bag: 0 Degree

The Corolla (under $150): Marmot Nomad 600 Fill Down Sleeping Bag-size Regular


Best Survival Gear and Tools: Miscellaneous Gear

Walkie Talkies:Uniden MHS75 VHF Waterproof Two-Way Marine Radio

First Aid Kit: Adventure Medical Kits Adventure Medical Day Tripper

Compass: Suunto M-3DL Compass

Canteen: Rothco 422 G.I. Style Aluminum Canteen and Cover, 1 Quart

Portable Camping Stove: Coleman PerfectFlow InstaStart 2-Burner Stove

Mess Kit: GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Mess Kit

Sewing Kit: Survival Sewing and Repair Kit

Tool Kit: Avenir Home Mechanic’s Tool Kit

Crowbar: Dead On Tools AN14 Annihilator Wrecking Bar, 14-Inch

Emergency Trenching Shovel: US Military Original Issue E-Tool Entrenching Shovel

Emergency Thermal Blanket: Emergency Thermal Blankets 52″ X 84″, 10xPack

Flint and Steel: Swedish Firesteel – Army Model

Rain Poncho: Camouflage Military Waterproof Nylon Rip-Stop Rain Poncho w/ Hood & Stuff Bag

Best Survival Gear and Tools: Final Thoughts

I hope that you have found this list of the best survival gear helpful as you prepare yourself and your family to survive the coming apocalypse.

Remember that you can never be too prepared. The “fittest” will not survive the coming apocalypse – the “prepared” will be those who survive!  And no matter how big your supply stores or how much survival gear you have if you don’t have deep survival knowledge – such as you can find at The Ultimate Survival Guide, or other urban survival guides.


Jack Keaton, Your Apocalypse Survival Guide advocate!



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