Using a Tactical Flashlight as a Self-Defense Tool

The world has not been this polarized since the 1980s. Today, any sense of accommodation and camaraderie is a distant memory. You either agree with someone or you’re the moral equivalent of Hitler. Combine that with economic turmoil caused by lockdowns, widespread rioting, police departments being gutted by defunding, and vaccine mandates and things are tense to say the least.

In such an environment the average person needs a dependable way to defend themselves if they are beset in a dark parking garage or if they get caught in the middle of a looting mob (1) emboldened by the adoption of no-bail systems in various states (2). Enter the tactical flashlight. (more…)

10 Best Strike Anywhere Matches (2022 Update) Buyer’s Guide

Strike anywhere matches are one of the most important, but often overlooked, items to have in your survival stockpile, hiking backpacking, hunting backpack or bug out bag. They provide you a significant leg up over standard matches when it comes to starting a fire under difficult circumstances.

Match containers help ensure that your strike anywhere matches, windproof matches, waterproof matches or other matches don’t become victims of wet conditions. They’re inexpensive, durable, compact and they can save your bacon in a tight spot. Below, we’re going to look at the best matches and containers on the market today. (more…)