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Apocalypto
The real gear you'll need to survive when it all falls down

Apocalypse Essentials: The Almost Serious Survival Guide

The world isn't going to end in 2012. But things could still get hairy sometime in the future. So, what would you need to carry on after the grid permanently dissolves? What are the necessities, and how could you improve your chances of accessing them over the long haul? As a team of curious souls, we decided to dive into the brain trust of the unsociably paranoid and prepared -- the sharers of secrets across dedicated survival blogs and forums -- in search of answers.

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Apocalypto
The real gear you'll need to survive when it all falls down

Apocalypse Essentials: The Almost Serious Survival Guide

The world isn't going to end in 2012. But things could still get hairy sometime in the future. So, what would you need to carry on after the grid permanently dissolves? What are the necessities, and how could you improve your chances of accessing them over the long haul? As a team of curious souls, we decided to dive into the brain trust of the unsociably paranoid and prepared -- the sharers of secrets across dedicated survival blogs and forums -- in search of answers.

Knife Light

SOG Blade Light

Cut down on your EDC bulk by combining a couple of items into one. No, the smartphone/cigar lighter hasn't been invented yet. Until it is, you can occupy your time with the SOG Blade Light, a combination 3.9 inch

Mighty Lite

LED Lenser P5R

A flashlight is a flashlight. Right? Think about all the times when you needed to reach for one in the house or the garage and the batteries were dead or if it did work, the beam was weak. Even moreso, your

On holiday, off grid

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Must-Haves for the Adventurer

No matter the destination or pursuit, there's one unpredictable constant that entwines throughout the spirit of adventure -- the ever-changing natural elements. Rather than limiting your lifestyle or altering your approach, we've compiled this list of 10 critical items that

Meet the Rogue and the Modus

ICON Flashlights

There's just something about the security of creating light that fascinates us. Either way, we get a chance to review a lot of flashlights here at Gear Patrol. ICON, a company that aims to be as well known for

The Absolutely Anywhere Hands-Free Light

Joby Gorillatorch

gt1-fusebox A while back, we alerted the photo-minded among you to the handy-dandy Joby Gorillapod, a line of flexible tripods. Now, seeing an alternate application for their knobby-legged creations, Joby has unleashed the Gorillatorch, an adjustable tripod flashlight that's

Charges in 90 Seconds. That is all.

5.11 Tactical Light for Life

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The flashlight is truly a man's tool. Wielding in one's hand the power to bring forth light from the darkness is both awe-inspiring and downright handy. Of course, we are fans of all types of torches, but offerings are sometimes

Brilliant!

Inova XO3 Flashlight

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"Yeah, it's tactical, Matte black, overbuilt, and expensive." That sums up the Inova XO3 pretty damn well. Well, all except one thing. Inova has been kind enough to skip the expensive part. Machined from a solid block of aluminum, this sucker is

Refurb Those Trusty Old Maglite Flashlights

TerraLUX LED Light Bulb Upgrade

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Many of you Gear Patrol readers probably have an incandescent version of a Maglite, but since the LED flashlight revolution has taken hold, it has most likely been banished to the back of a drawer, or maybe put into service as

High Gear AdventurePlus

highgear.adventureplus.jpg Damn, we love multi-tools. We can't get enough of them and every time we see one it's all we can do from buying one and getting our mitts all over them. Our justifications for purchase are becoming ever more slim as the

Surefire L1 LumaMax

surefire.l1.jpg There are flashlights and then there are Surefire flashlights. Used in law enforcement and military applications their products embody rugged and powerful tools for tactical applications. Let that be your guiding light as you go to purchase one of their pieces. The L1 LumaMax® features a

Oval Nightlighter Flashlight

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The Oval Nightlighter is more of a flashlight revolution than evolution. It's primary feature is being able to show you where you're at as well as where you are going.

It is designed with two light sources that work in tandem to emit light

eGear Luxeon Star 1-Watt Tactical Hand Torch

Essential Gear Luxeon 1-Watt Tactical Hand Torch Made from a high-strength machined aluminum alloy, this rugged, water-resistant torch can be hand-carried or easily weapon-mounted for search, inspection, or target identification. The single Luxeon Star 1-Watt LED produces an amazing 30