Best Survival Axe: 8 Reliable Choppers Reviewed

Survival Hatchet and Log

Survival situations aren’t the time to test out the latest celebrity-endorsed gimmicks on the market. It’s a situation to prepare for with reliable, trusted tools of proven performance. An axe and hatchet are more than worth their weight in these rough-and-tough scenarios, and we’ve got the best pulled aside for your evaluation. Our Top Pick … Read more

Estwing Sportsman’s Axe Review: The Complete Chopper?

Estwing Sportsman hatchet

I’ve had the bruises, smashed fingers, and errant whacks to know that a good tool is hard to find. Luckily, my search for the right hatchet is over; I’ve checked out the Estwing Sportsman’s Axe and put it through a few weeks of testing. Keep reading and you’ll see why it’s earned the coveted Two-Bruised Thumbs … Read more

Best Machete For Survival And Self Defense: 7 Ferocious Blades Reviewed

Machete buying guide

Learn about the Bolo, Kukri, Bowie, Panga, Golok,and Parang machete types, blade features, and the top picks for best survival machete.

Best Survival Multi Tool: Top 5 Picks for True Survivalists

If you are serious about self-reliability, then carrying a multi tool as part of your everyday carry (EDC) is one of the best habits you can get into. Here we review six of the best.

The 10 Best Survival Shovels (And Our Readers Favorite!)

best survival shovels

We don’t think about it much, but shovels are a big part of our survival.  Without shovels, agriculture wouldn’t have been possible. Shovels were crucial for building homesteads and cities, and entrenching tools played a big part in warfare.