TSA-compliant EDC options (for when you can’t carry a knife)

Published by on Jun 7, 2016

If you're at all like me, you probably carry a pocketknife or multi-tool just about everywhere you go... everywhere that is, except through a TSA security checkpoint when you have to fly commercial.

Of course the TSA rules prohibiting small pocket knives and multi-tools have nothing whatsoever to do with security or safety and everything to do with training the populace to meekly comply with outrageous demands by a totalitarian state, but I digress. … Read this article

Ferrocerium FireSteel

Published by on Jan 11, 2016

Ferrocerium FireSteel is better than matches or a lighter. It works in virtually any condition (including rain) and will last for thousands (or even tens of thousands) of uses.

While there are a variety of ferrocerium fire starters, Swedish FireSteel is special. … Read this article