Orienteering Compass – Must Have and Nice to Have Features

orienteering compass

In any SHTF scenario the need for map reading skills and an orienteering compass is absolutely necessary. The tools needed are a good quality map and a good quality orienteering compass. Now you might say, forget all that I’ve got a GPS receiver and Siri. Not so when the batteries are flat. Remember the rule…

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Keychain Flashlights Torches an EDC With Style Necessity

keychain torches

Keychain flashlights torches are getting smaller and lighter. Gone are the days filament bulbs and Ever Ready Lantern Batteries. With LEDs as the light source and vastly improved battery technologies, miniature flashlights can light up an area quite nicely, thank you. And what a wide selection available. So here my top 7 picks for my ‘Every Day…

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Emergency Sleeping Bag from Survival Frog

TACT Bivvy Emergency Sleeping Bag from Survival Frog must be the lightest emergency sleeping bag on the market today. When rolled up it slips into its own carry bag that can fit into the palm of your hand and weighs just an incredible 6.2 ounces. Which means it doesn’t take up much room in your bugout…

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Harrington Jackets : All-rounders But Not For All Seasons

harrington jacket baracutta

Harrington Jackets are quintessential of all casual jackets. Originally manufactured by Baracuta of Manchester England way back in 1937 and officially called the Baracuta G9. The Baracuta G9 has built a solid following being worn by James Dean, Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra and even James Bond, Daniel Craig. The Baracuta G9 is affectionally…

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Mens Gilets

Mens Gilet Body Warmer

Mens gilets are body warmers. More or less. The gilet is usually more tight-fitting, quite thin and a fashion statement. While a body warmer is usually padded and made from quilted fabric. Gilets originated from France during the 19th Century and worn more for fashion than warmth. The question is “Is it hard or soft?”…

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