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Schrade SCHF28 Little Ricky Fixed Blade Knife Revi...

Posted on Feb 19, 2015

Today I’m going to review Schrade’s SCHF28 Little Ricky Fixed Blade Knife which is part of their new 2015 lineup. With all of the machetes and blades that I’ve reviewed as of late, this is one that I’ve really been excited to put to the test. Read on to see what I’m talking about…

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Schrade SCHBOLO Machete Reviewed

Posted on Feb 12, 2015

What primary blade would you pack in your bag for performing heavier tasks like trailblazing, building a shelter, or basic bushcrafting? A large survival knife, a small hand axe, or a machete? Since no one tool can be the best at everything, what feature or function is most important to you? Today, I’ll be checking out Schrade’s SCHBOLO Machete. Lets see how well it stands up to the task at hand…

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Wicked Tough Handsaw Reviewed

Posted on Feb 6, 2015

When it comes to bugging-out or trekking around the country, what you pack coupled with the size and weight of your gear can have quite an impact on the level of your success. While we attempt to pack the lightest kitchen sink that we can find, we must be confident that the gear we choose will be able get the job done. Today, we’ll be reviewing the Wicked Tough Hand Saw from Wicked Tree Gear. Lets see just how wicked it is…

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TivaWater Home Water Filter 2.0 Reviewed

Posted on Jan 31, 2015

One of the most important considerations when bugging-in is drinking water. What will you do when your water store runs dry? Water filtration is the only viable solution to this problem. However, there are literally hundreds of filters on the market. Some practical, and some not so much. Enter TivaWater. Today we’ll be looking at TivaWater’s Home Water Filter 2.0. Read on to see how well it fared…

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Solo Stove Reviewed

Posted on Jan 27, 2015

Part of any good SHTF plan should accommodate a way to cook and purify water without gas or electricity. Additionally, that plan should maintain an emphasis on mobility. I’ve looked at many stove systems lately that utilize a variety of fuels. Today I’ll be looking at the Solo Stove, a compact packable, and environmentally friendly wood burning stove. Read on for more…

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Schrade SCHF30 Fixed Blade Knife Reviewed

Posted on Jan 24, 2015

Today I will be reviewing Schrade’s new SCHF30 Fixed Blade Knife which is part of their 2015 fixed blade collection. Read on to see how well it performed…

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Schrade SCHF35 Fixed Blade Knife Reviewed

Posted on Jan 13, 2015

In this article, I will be reviewing Schrade’s SCHF35 Fixed Blade Knife which is part of their new 2015 lineup. The SCHF35 is a compact, lightweight and very attractive little workhorse. And with all of the large fixed-blade survival knives and machetes that I’ve been looking at lately, it was nice to mess around with something a bit more compact for a change. Read on to see how well it performed…

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Redfield Counterstrike Tactical Riflescope Reviewe...

Posted on Dec 23, 2014

Redfield optics are synonymous with rock-solid durability and a high-level of quality at an affordable price. And as part of the Leupold family, this will not be changing anytime soon. A green/red-dot optic with a laser sight that can be found for less than $200? Sure… This is why I chose to try out Redfield’s Counterstrike tactical riflescope. Read on to see how the Counterstrike has fared…

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Condor CTK227-15HC Bolo Machete Reviewed

Posted on Dec 18, 2014

As part of my endless search for reliable survival gear, I look for products that can perform a multitude of tasks. Single-purpose gear just won’t cut it when you only have a limited amount of space and weight available. In this review, we’ll be looking at Condor’s CTK227-15HC Bolo Machete and how well it can perform basic bushwhacking and bushcraft tasks. Can it eliminate the need to carry a separate hatchet, knife and machete. Read on to see how well it stands up to the challenge…

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Friendsville Precision Dry Fire Device Reviewed

Posted on Dec 5, 2014

The other day I ran across a very unique device from Friendsville Precision that was developed specifically to simplify AR dry-fire training. The Dry Fire Device is simply a mechanism to cock the hammer without having to lose focus or break form. Any device that can mitigate the pain of cocking the hammer without having to reach for the charging handle should be welcomed with open arms, and likely will… How can I not be excited?

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Redfield Revolution 2-7x33mm Accu-Range Reviewed

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

The Redfield Revolution line includes 2-7x33mm, 3-9x40mm, 3-9x50mm and 4-12x40mm models. In this review, I evaluated the 2-7x33mm Revolution with an Accu-Range Reticle mounted on a Ruger 8301 American Rimfire 22LR. Read on to see how the Revolution has fared.

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Things To Consider When Prepping

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

With all of the talk on prepping over the last few years, I have been doing a lot of research and planning to make sure my family is going to be safe should something catastrophic occur. Zombies have become a popular theme for emergency planning. A Zombie Apocalypse simply a metaphor for a natural disaster, a crash of the economy, or even an act of terrorism like an EMP or nuclear explosion. Consensus is… If you are ready for a Zombie Apocalypse, you are ready for anything.

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Ruger 8301 American Rimfire 22LR Reviewed

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

For some time I’ve been wanting a bolt-action .22LR for plinking and basic target practice. Especially with all of the cheap ammo out there. Much of it burns so dirty that it can be troublesome for most semi-automatics, but not with bolt or lever -actions. Not to mention the fact that they generally slow down the rate of fire which can increase accuracy and save money on ammo at the same time. Now let’s see how Ruger’s 8301 test drive went…

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Schrade SCHF26 Extreme Survival Knife Reviewed

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

In my relentless hunt to find the perfect survival knife that can handle everything from bushwhacking to fine bushcraft techniques, I decided to give Schrade’s SCHF26 Extreme Survival Knife a shot as a low-cost alternative. So far, I have been pretty impressed with both of Schrade’s SCHF9 and SCHF10 models. Their quality, durability and very small price tag make them attractive alternatives when you are on a tight budget. However, since the SCHF10 has been discontinued I thought I’d give its replacement a shot. Read on to see how Schrade’s SCHF26 stood up to the challenge.

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Schrade SCAXE2L Survival Axe Reviewed

Posted on Sep 16, 2014

The first axe that I’m going to be reviewing for LetsTalkSurvival is Schrade’s Survival Axe – SCAXE2L. At nearly 15.7 inches long, it would be considered a large hand axe, so it can be used with either one or two -hands. Read on to see how the SCAXE2L stood up to the challenge…

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Schrade SCHKM1 Large Kukri Machete Reviewed

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

When you are researching survival options, most look to products that can perform in a multitude of situations. Single-purpose products simply won’t cut it, and bladed tools are no different. So basically we need to find a tool that can perform basic bushwhacking and bushcraft tasks under any survival situation and eliminate the need to carry a separate hatchet, knife and machete. Today, we’ll be looking to see how Schrade’s full-tang, large Kukri Machete stands up to the challenge…

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