Best of the Best Survival Gear

Posted: March 26, 2012 in Equipment
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I’ve used lots of different pieces of survival gear in all different price ranges and the following is what I consider to be the best of the best in survival gear.  The criteria used is price (it must be affordable to the average person), quality, durability, reliability and functionality.  Here are my recomendations.

  • Best Survival Handgun – Smith & Wesson M&P 45
  • Best Survival Pistol Belt – Rothco (snap, quick release buckle)
  • Best Survival Rifle – DPMS AP4 Panther Carbine (AR-15)
  • Best AR-15 Mags – PMag (30 rounds with see through window)
  • Best Survival Shotgun – Mossberg 590A1
  • Best Survival Fixed Blad Knife – Elite Forces 
  • Best Survival Folding Knife – Buck Pro Line (Camo)
  • Best Survival Bug Out Bag – Fox Rio Grande 45L (British DPM)
  • Best Survival Small Assault Pack – Red Rock Rebel (Coyote Tan)
  • Best Survival Armed Response Bag – Voodoo Tactical XL OD Deployment Bag
  • Best Survival Water Bottle – Camelback (24 ounce size)
  • Best Survival Water Bottle Holder – Condor Water Bottle Holder (Molle)
  • Best Survival Canteen – U.S. Military Surplus Plastic 2 quart canteen (with canteen cover)
  • Best Survival Improvised Weapon – Dead On Wrecking Bar
  • Best Survival Tomahawk – United Cutlery M48 Hawk
  • Best Survival 2 person Tent – U.S. Military Surplus Pup Tent
  • Best Survival Sleeping Bag – Cabelas Outdoorsman
  • Best Survival Small Handheld Flashlight – Rayovac Sportsmen (camo)
  • Best Survival Emergency Radio – Kaito (solar, dynamo and battery powered)
  • Best Survival 2 Way Radio – Mototrola Talkabout
  • Best Survival Hat for Sun Protection – U.S. Military Boonie Hat
  • Best Survival All Terrain Boots – Carolina (All Season 400 Grams)
  • Best Survival Concealed Carry Vest – Blue Stone Safety (Olive Drab)
  • Best Survival Rechargeable Batteries AA and AAA – Duracell
  • Best Survival Rechargeable Batteries C, D and 9V – Nuon
  • Best Survival Multi Size Battery Charger – Nurech-8 Nuon (charges AA, AAA, C, D, 9v NiCd/NiMH)
  • Best Survival All Weather Clothing – Just about anything military surplus including tee shirts, sweatshirts, pants, jackets, etc.
  1. I have to say, some of your posts are among the most interesting and useful I have come across on here! Keep it up.

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  3. Tommy says:

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  4. Pretty! This was a really wonderful article.

    Thank you for providing this information.

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