I am a firm believer in Night Vision. In my previous post Prepare for the Darkness with Night Vision, I covered some night vision in the sub $500 range. $500 is still a ton of money for most people, so we did some looking around to see what we could find in the budget night [...]
Night vision is an advantage multiplier. When the SHTF, some people will become predators. Any advantage you can add to your bag of tricks will be essential. Many of these people, who are preying on others, will be doing so because they haven’t prepared. You can use this lack of preparation against them because [...]
True life or death survival situations are quite a scary thing. Though most outdoorsman have had some survival training, or at least some great instincts, there is one major factor that all the televisions shows and movies never portray; and that is what the world really looks like when the sun goes down. Fortunately there [...]
Many basic survival kits have their primary focus on surviving the daytime, but can have some holes in their nighttime survival aspects. Surviving in the night depends on a lot of factors, including climate, time of year, and the type of terrain in which you are trekking, but there are some things that are common [...]
In a grid down situation, Night can be a game changer. I decided that Night is likely the time when the “rabbits” will make their moves on my “garden”. We both know I’m talking about bad people, in a post SHTF scenario, coming to take your provisions or to do harm to you and yours! [...]
I’m a nerd and pretty preparedness minded. I’ve been looking for Gen-1 (or cheap Gen-2) Night Vision to familiarize myself with the technology and to have, just in case. Night Vision Technology, even the first generation (Gen-1) isn’t cheap. It can still tip the scales at over $200 at the low end.
After doing quite [...]