An Example of a BOB First Aid Kit & My Current Kit

I put out an example of a BOB Bag First Aid Kit Checklist in The Simple Survival Smart Book. Since then I have continued to tweak my gear and the mix of stuff I pack in my bag. There are several considerations for what to pack, especially in a First Aid Kit. The first I … Read more

The Quest for a Modified ALICE Ruck -Update # 1

A quick update on the rucksack Mod. I finally got my modded medium ALICE ruck back from the shop yesterday. I had the pockets removed and a MOLLE/PALS rack installed on the outside and had quick release clips added to the compression straps. Now I just have to get down to business putting it back … Read more

The Quest for a Modified ALICE Ruck

A quick update on the rucksack search.  I have found a couple of shops that might be able to do the mod to an ALICE ruck I am looking for.  Getting one created is much more difficult than I at first thought.  There are plenty of places that will make one but they want you … Read more

Hack for packing your BOB and/or GOTH bag.

I have a vacuum sealer that I use for food storage. I also use it to vacuum pack individual clothing items and other stuff that I don’t want to get wet that are in my pre-packed bags. I actually started doing this while in the Army because while the army gives you a wet-weather bag … Read more