A good, durable, and efficient hand held torch is a crucial piece of equipment for the ISG lifestyle. We review the 4Sevens QT2L after years of use.
A good multi-tool bridges the gap between uselessness and the ability to perform small fixes. After years of use, we discuss the Gerber MP400.
A good canvas bag has the classic elements of good looks, rugged construction, and generational durability… but at what cost? Check out our thoughts.
No other item you pack is as important as your water filter. After years of testing, we break the silence on the Katadyne Vario and it’s pros and cons.
Saddleback Leather claims “they’ll fight over it when you’re dead” of their backpack. After breaking a snap, we’re ready to discuss why they may not have to.
After testing the Hill People Gear Umlindi, ISG gives it’s opinion on the bag’s suitability for the ISG mission.
Good boots are a thing of beauty, and these days, disposable. The 1000-mile boot is made to last… but is it competitive with modern hiking boots?
This glossary is an easy reference to some of the terminology commonly used in preparedness circles.
Here we tell the story of Harold Tycksen who fought desperately against the clock to stop an infection that nearly cost him his life and changed his life.
When discretion matters, knowing how to defeat security without leaving a trail of destruction is invaluable. Join us as we discuss defeating physical security.