Posts by Blitz

My Everyday Carry (EDC): Vertx Commuter Sling Bag

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Everyday Carry Gear Before we step out the door for work or play, we always have our everyday carry gear in hand. It can be as simple as a wallet and keys or a pack. Depending on profession or daily needs, the gear will vary. Like millions of Americans, I work in the technology sector and my EDC reflects this. Over the course of the last few years, [...]

How To Build A Bug Out Bag: Survival Essentials

My first bug out bag (BOB) build from scratch was a daunting process. I realized that I must consider the environment, hostile elements, the location and more. These variables help to define the gear configuration. The mission at hand dictates the contents of the pack and the season plays a big role as well. He or she may upgrade the shelter, add a [...]

Your Pathway to Freedom ~ Operation Optimize

We exist in a world of addiction to video games, drugs, and deviant desires. Materialism is encouraged and virtually forced upon us through social media and television. All this in the pursuit of fleeting happiness. This crumbling Empire offers nothing to feed our primal desire to greatness, to strength and ultimate [...]

Gear Review: Posse EDC Sling Pack

A quality EDC sling bag should be simple and easy on the wallet. Quality on a budget. As usual 3V Gear easily hits that mark with their Posse Sling bag, designed for versatility in a range of environments. Over the years, the Posse has served in a variety of roles. Urban recon, storing diapers and bottles for the kiddos, toting survival gear on day [...]

Essential Survival Gear – Thrunite Flashlight

A flashlight is an essential bit of gear for any EDC kit or survival bag. One can use a flashlight for self-defense or illuminate the darkness.  There's a huge difference between el cheapo Walmart special and spending a few extra dollars. I learned the lesson the hard way when it comes to cheap gear. In a nutshell, you get what you pay for, nothing [...]

How To Guide: Choosing the Best EDC Knife

The Best EDC Knife The hunt for the best EDC knife is basically the equivalent to searching for the Holy Grail. I found fakes and replicas in my quest and lots of hype. Knives that were too big, too small and some that were total garbage. Finally I decided to go out of my comfort zone with a new brand - Spyderco. Needless to say I was not [...]

Bug Out Bag Review: Tactical Vs Gray Man Packs

It's 2017 and the mass appeal for Bug Out Bags doesn't seem to have settled. Thanks to natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, earthquakes in Mexico and widespread flooding, everyone can see the absolute need for a bug out bag. A well designed pack must have a solid foundation of survival essentials and then build upon that with first aid kits, [...]

3V Gear Covert Gun Case

Gun cases have never been the most "covert" type of tactical gear. There's really only one flavor of gun bag, the one that screams "I'm headed to the range with an arsenal of death and destruction". This style of gun bag is covered in MOLLE webbing, pouches and lots of organizational functionality. Great for the range or transport but not practical if [...]

Tactical Survival Kit: A-TACS MOLLE Belt Rig

Packing essential survival gear is a no brainer when you start planning your next adventure. Having the basics such as a fire starter and canteen just make sense, no matter the mission or situation. Do a little research to find the best options using gearweare.com and you're well on your way. The big question is how to carry this survival kit. Do you [...]

Bug Out Bag Survival Kit: Fishing And Hunting BOSS

Step into the world of survivalist and prepper gear and you'll find a wealth of survival kits for sale. Roadside emergency? There's a kit for that. Need to start a fire? There's a kit for that and any of your survival needs, except for one - acquiring food. Of course, the first step when it comes snagging your next meal is learning how to fish. You can [...]