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Wazoo Survival Gear Launches Cache Belt On Kickstarter

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Pretty much everyone wears a belt, so it’s a good platform to integrate survival items. Wazoo Survival Gear gave us a preview of their Cache Belt during OR and now it’s available on Kickstarter. It has a hidden pocket which can be used to carry a wide variety of items as simple as currency or as complex as a SERE kit. Although, the most useful thing for many of us may be the integral bottle opener.

The Cache Belt is available in three comfigurations; Minimlaist, Essentials and Adventure, each packed with additional survival items. Although the Cache Belt was funded within two hours of launching, there are still some Early Bird pricing options to be had.


ITS Tactical – ITS Kevlar Escape Laces

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016


ITS’ Kevlar Escape Laces are, according to the company, the first 100% Kevlar footwear laces on the market designed for escaping illegal restraint. They are made of 100% Kevlar, with 360 lbs. of tensile strength, and due to their material composition are fire and chemical resistant. Naturally, the laces are designed to be used in a saw-like fashion to cut through restraints such as zip ties, although their durability also makes them excellent as laces for anyone in professions involving flames and sparks, such as firefighters, welders, and construction workers; they can also be used as a bow drill fire starter line that won’t melt due to the friction.

The ITS Kevlar Escape Laces are available in 54″, 60″, and 72″ sizes, and are made in the USA.


Brunton – Lost Hiker Kit

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

No larger than a credit card, this kit contains the essentials to assist you in an emergency situation.

Disk Compass
Magnifying Lens
Signaling Mirror
Emergency Information


ORSM – Adventure Medical Kits Escape Pro Bivvy

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

The Escape Pro bivvy features Sympatex Reflexion performance fabric that reflects over 90 percent of your body heat, is windproof and waterproof, and provides a dry sleep with a 2.5 ply Sympatex laminate that is highly breathable. Expect it to take you down to about 40 deg F on its own. The Escape Pro bivvy includes a 24” (61cm) zipper side opening, a drawstring closure hood to cinch up on colder nights and taped seams to keep moisture out. It measures 31”x 84” (231cm x 78cm) and weighs 8.5 ounces (240g).  It will be available to ship February 2017.


ORSM – Cache Belt by Wazoo Survival Gear

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Tucked in an out-of-the-way booth space, Wazoo Survival Gear got their start several years ago, like so many others, by making 550 cord bracelets. However, they didn’t stop there. Instead, they have developed other products which promote the carriage and use of survival gear as EDC items. In time, we’ll show you some of those items, but we wanted to give you a glimpse of their latest project, the Cache Belt.

Coming soon to Kickstarter, the Cache Belt offers compartments filled with survival items which yiu can see listed below.


Hill People Gear – Slot Pocket Survival Kit

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Hill People Gear teamed up with their friends at SOLKOA to come up with the Slot Pocket Survival Kit. The goal was to hit as many bases as possible in a kit that would go in one of the internal slot pockets on a Kit Bag.

They also made it TSA friendly so you could carry it anywhere, but with the understanding that their customers always carry a good knife when they can anyway. “Slot pocket size” also is great for a variety of other places such as a pants or jacket pocket.

Here are it’s characteristics:
TSA friendly
5 oz
4.5 x 5.5 x 1″
x2 mini fastfire fire starter
x4 rubber patches fire starter
x10 waterproof storm matches
ferrocerium rod
saw blade / striker
1 liter water bag
x6 Aquamira water purification tabs
ACR Rescue whistle
signal mirror
Photon LED micro light
Orange signal panel
15 ft 400lb test cordage
x4 write in the rain paper squares
2 ft duct tape
magnification lens
Type A (highest quality available – made in Japan) button compass

If you would like notification when this is available, email info@hillpeoplegear.com.

ORSM – See Rescue Streamer

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

See Rescue Streamer is a marking device for sea or land. It is available in 25′ and 40′ lengths and is the only passive and persistent signaling device. Additionally, when used by military isolated personnel, it can be just as easily laid out on pulled in meaning you won’t signal the enemy like with sea dye. The lightweight bright orange panel has been issued an NSN, approved by all four services plus the Coast Guard and is used in fighter election seat kits.

This item can just as easily be used by civilians.


MATBOCK Monday – Emergency Medical Aviator Bag

Monday, July 25th, 2016

The Emergency Medical Aviator Bag (EMAB) was developed in coordination with the aviation community to meet specific operational requirements. Utilizing MATBOCK’s Ghost material, we were significantly able to reduce weight and bulk while also protecting the contents of the bag from aircraft fluid damage.

Bag Features:
– Stowable shoulder straps to reduce snag hazards while bag is mounted to the frame.
– Reinforced carabiner attachment points for connection to aircraft
– Expandable 8” compartment to increase the volume of the bag by 920 cubic inches
– Quick access “dump pouch” for E&E situations. Quickly open, stuff flight plans, gloves or sensitive items. Additional 1,008 cubic inches
– Each zipper can be secured to the bag with tags for inventory control
– Weather resistant index card identification pocket

Without bottom section: 2180 cubic inches
With bottom section: 3100 cubic inches
Weight of EMAB: 3lbs

Without bottom section: 12.75” x 9” x 19”
With bottom section: 12.75” x 9” x 27”

PN: C1352-MC
Price: $600.00