The Gray Man Gun of Choice

by travis pike
The Gray Man Gun of Choice
The Gray man as a concept is simple to understand. It’s someone who is trying to keep an incredibly low profile, to avoid drawing attention to themselves. Throughout a normal day, a normal person doesn’t worry about this, but if you are planning to do something dangerous then its best not to be noticed. A gray man can be any number of people, from criminals to cops, to the civilians in situat[...]

Crate Club's Deadly Deck: Kill, Survive, Evade

by travis pike
Crate Club's Deadly Deck: Kill, Survive, Evade
Clint Emerson and his Book 100 Deadly Skills is a must-read for anyone who has an even passing interest in fieldcraft should read. It provides 100 Deadly Skills in an easy to digest format that provides vivids illustrations combined with easy to read and remember instructions. Crate Club has partnered with Clint before, but in my opinion, the Deadly Deck is my favorite collaboration. We’ve ta[...]

Disaster Apps for Your Digital Go Bag

by scott winter
Disaster Apps for Your Digital Go Bag
*Courtesy of the Disaster Information Management Research Center The tools on this page are designed to provide mobile device users access to Web-based content. They are developed to run on specific mobile platforms, such as iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android, or Blackberry. We went through the entire list and highlighted, below, the apps we thought would be most beneficial. To browse the entire [...]

The ASP Triad DF Flashlight | Light Up Your Life

by travis pike
The ASP Triad DF Flashlight | Light Up Your Life
One of the newest additions to the Crate Club is the presence of the Asp Triad DF. Tactical flashlight is a rather generic term and often is tossed around a bit too much. Just because a flashlight has a rugged bevel and a metal body doesn't mean its tactical. Tactical is a term that should be applied to flashlights that meet a specific set of requirements. Today I’m going to talk about those [...]

The Gerber Remix Tactical - Put A Ring On It

by travis pike
The Gerber Remix Tactical - Put A Ring On It
The Gerber Remix Tactical is an eye-catching knife. Let’s not deny it, that ring in the top of the grip is certainly an eye-catcher. The Remix Tactical is slightly different than the standard Remix and features grey finish on the blade, a slightly longer blade, a more aggressively shaped and textured handle as well as a textured and ambidextrous thumb lift. The Gerber Remix Tactical also spor[...]

Special Forces Survival Kits Improved

by ben burckhalter
Special Forces Survival Kits Improved
During the course of my career as a Green Beret, I was issued many things, some I was made to turn back in to the Army and others I was allowed to keep. My Pelican 1020 Survival kit was one of the items I was allowed to keep: originally intended to keep a soldier alive during an escape and evade situation, it was rendered obsolete by a more modern idea, leaving it to a list of items that the [...]