I needed another backpack, about as much as I need another hole in my head, but when I was poking around at this small town hardware store with a camping and military surplus isle, I just couldn’t help myself. There is was, a large and impressive Molle backpack, the Tactical Patrick Backpack, and it had [...]
I recently upgraded by Bug Out Bag to an ILBE military surplus bag. The good news is that it holds everything I need. The bad new is I now need to have a system to keep it neat and ready. It’s very important to Keep your Bug Out Bag Organized!
I’m always on the look out for the bargain, especially for large or expedition backpacks. Using the surplus ILBE pack as a bug out bag is a great budget bug out option!
Needs change and entropy applies to all things. You need to check your preps regularly.
Choosing a backpack is tough. Choosing a bug out backpack is even tougher. The wrong bag could leave you holding the bag… or dead.
When you think about what a survival bag or bug-out bag is, you probably have a different idea than I do or the guy across the road does. Your idea may be different than a survival expert as well. It is easy to give a pretty generic answer, but when you want specifics, things get [...]