The Emerson Mini CQC-15 - The best of Both Worlds

The Emerson Mini CQC-15 - The best of Both Worlds
The Emerson Mini CQC-15 exists in an interesting place in the Emerson CQC realm. Obviously its a smaller variant of the Emerson CQC-15, which itself was quite a big knife. The CQC-15 was itself a combination of the Emerson Commander and the famed CQC-7B. So the mini CQC-15 is also derived from the Commander and the CQC-7. What it takes from Mom and Dad The first thing you notice is the tant[...]

The Gerber StrongArm - The Adaptible Fixed Blade

The Gerber StrongArm - The Adaptible Fixed Blade
I’ve owned and abused a Gerber StrongArm for over a year now. The finish is worn, but the knife itself continues to impress me. Crate Club tossing the StrongArm into the December Crate was an excellent idea. It’s a rock solid knife that several writers over at the Loadout Room have used, abused and reviewed. I still love my old FDE Gerber and there is nothing wrong with it...but why wouldn’t [...]

The Gerber Sharkbelly - A Thick Skinned Slasher

The Gerber Sharkbelly - A Thick Skinned Slasher
The Gerber Sharkbelly is a knife that combines a number of features that differentiate the knife from other traditional pocket knives. The  Sharkbelly is included in our December crate alongside a few other Gerber goodies. The Gerber Sharkbelly is a medium sized knife with a 3.25 inch blade and a 7.75 inch overall length. It only weighs 2.3 ounces. The blade is made from 420HC steel and the h[...]

The Gerber MP400 - Compact and Capable

The Gerber MP400 - Compact and Capable
“Tomorrow make sure you have note taking gear, a couple pens, a water source, and a Gerber,” Those were the words of my first machine gun section leader on my first day in the fleet Marine force. By Gerber, he didn’t mean I needed a Gerber knife, but a multi-tool. By this time I understood that Gerber was slang for multi-tool. Not just Gerber multi-tools, but its the name given to every multi[...]

3 Things You Need To Survive Any Disaster

3 Things You Need To Survive Any Disaster
Here you will find Three Things You Need To Survive Any Disaster. In order to prepare a plan to survive a real SHTF catastrophe you need to become aware of just what is needed to survive. The easiest way is to break those needs into categories. I’ll do that for you. The categories of needs in order to survive are the following; 1. Sustenance – Water and Food 2. Clothing – Whether its clothes [...]