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Layering Your EDC Survival Gear

There’s discussion ad nauseum in preparedness circles about redundancy and layering of gear and survival gear. Like many survival concepts, grand-scale guidance is distilled down to a catchphras...

What If You’re Assaulted in a Parking Structure?

Illustrations by Jordan Lance The university is predictably quiet tonight, being a Friday night. One by one, students pack up as the time draws nearer for the library to close. Staff make the rounds a...

Plate Carrier Setup: Upgrading the TYR Tactical PICO-DS

A few months ago, we discussed the benefits and drawbacks of various types of load-bearing equipment in our article, Front Toward Enemy: Survival Plate Carriers & Chest Rigs. However, that article...

DIY Off-Road Vehicle Recovery with Rope & Pulleys

We’ve all been there — alone and unafraid, enjoying a weekend adventure or vacation in the backwoods and basking in the freedom American off-roading provides. Then BAM! You find yourself i...

Yousef Badou Interview: Predatory Premonition

Threat detection is a lot like playing chess. You have to know what to look for before you can look for it. It’s a way of weaponizing your senses. When you apply those honed instincts to the dan...

Experts’ Survival Lessons from the Protector Symposium

We’ve all done it. We see the news about the latest rape, robbery, or mass shooting and say to ourselves, “Yeah, I could have stopped it.” It’s easy to fantasize about saving t...

Survival Workout: RE Factor Tactical Combat Fitness Deck

There are many reasons to consider an at-home survival workout plan. The most timely of these is the COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated lockdown that has left many of us cooped up in our houses. Al...

Pocket Preps: Emergency Signaling Devices

Self-reliance is a term that gets thrown around a lot in the emergency preparedness community, but it’s also a term that seems to be frequently misconstrued. A self-reliant individual takes ever...

RecoilTV: Brownells ADR Overland Jeep Build

What would your ultimate overland Jeep build look like? Each of our answers will be a little different, but they’ll probably share some common ground — mud tires and increased ground clear...

Creating a Pouch System for Mobile Readiness

Who is the ultimate fantasy prepper? If you really think about it there is one man who comes to mind. Its Batman. Think about it. Underground Bunker Mutual Assistance Group (Alfred, Robin, Catwoman) W...

Gear Up: New Survival Gear for May 2020

We’re always on the lookout for new survival gear, and we publish an overview of our findings in each issue of RECOIL OFFGRID. In Issue 37, we took a quick glance at new survival gear from 12 co...

5 Ways To Keep People Off Your Doorstep When SHTF

If you are bugging in, or for some reason couldn’t bug out, these tips may save you and your family’s lives and your stockpile. It’s no secret that when SHTF, there will be people th...

COVID-19 Home Decontamination: How to Disinfect Your Home

Editor’s Note: The following article was written exclusively for OFFGRIDweb by Morgan Atwood of NoOneComing.com. If you haven’t already read Atwood’s previous article, What You Need ...

Building a Pipe Shotgun with the Pop-A 410 DIY Kit

In the past few years, a “do-it-yourself shotgun” kit has become popular, billed as a survival gun. It’s made by Runway Sub-Cal, a manufacturer known for producing rifled flare gun i...

In Extreme Survival, Just Drink the Water

We all have found ourselves worried about the worst-case scenario in a wilderness environment. It might come as you plan your next wilderness adventure. These thoughts might come as you lay in your ha...

Why One Bugout Location Just Wont Do

How comfortable are you with your bugout location? Lets be real. Is one bugout location going to get the job done. The truth is, you have no idea and can not be 100% sure. The best answer for the bugo...