In any wilderness situation, it’s important to be prepared with the right gear. This article will give an overview of some of the best survival gadgets you’ll find on the market. They’re not only useful in emergency situations, but they’re also cool, innovative and unconventional.
LED SNIPER Self-Defense Gadget
Led Sniper has created a great emergency tool for self defense and outdoor survival. It features a stainless steel LED flashlight and a detachable tactical knife. The 500-lumen flashlight has three settings and can illuminate for up to 300 meters. The flashlight is waterproof, skid proof, and can be used as a hammer or window breaker. The knife is concealed in the flashlight’s bottom housing and can be easily taken out for use. The blade is stainless steel and has a serrated edge.
A2S Survival Paracord Bracelet
This parachute cord bracelet is a 5-in-1 survival tool. It features a high-quality built-in compass, flint fire starter, fire scraper that can be used as a knife, and a 100-decibel emergency whistle. Not only that, but paracord is one of the most versatile pieces of survival gear since it can be used as tinder, fishing line, cordage for building emergency shelters, or for first aid applications. This A2S survival paracord bracelet provides you with 12 feet of military grade paracord that has a minimum breaking point of 550 pounds.
Axeflame Pocket Survival Chainsaw
Axeflame’s compact survival chainsaw will allow you to cut down big trees or branches with ease. It’s only 26 inches long and weighs under 5 ounces, making it easy to bring along during any wilderness excursion. The chain is made with high-strength carbon steel for faster cutting. The handles are made out of durable nylon and feature Kevlar style stitching. Also, included is a snap pouch with a belt loop for easy carrying. This pocket survival chainsaw can also be easily sharpened when it begins to dull.
Survival Hax Tactical Credit Card
This concealed tool card gives you 12 survival tools in 1 credit card sized gadget. It features a partially serrated knife, hex tool, blade sharpener, magnifying glass, compass, ruler, bottle opener, toothpick, tweezers, fire starter flint, 550 paracord and emergency whistle. It measures 3.5 x 2.3 x 0.2 inches and comes with a protective sleeve. It’s small, compact and capable of helping you during emergency situations.
Lifeline Survival Personal Water Filter Straw
Lifeline Survival’s water filter straw is useful for any outdoor survival situation where clean water sources are limited. It’s one of the best survival gadgets to bring with you because it’s small, lightweight and will ensure that you can have clean, drinkable water. It uses three purifying stages: backwashing, iodine crystals filter and a carbon filter. If you find yourself stranded without drinking water, this personal water filter straw can be your lifesaver.
HDE All-in-One Pocket Size Compass
HDE’s pocket sized compass gives you more than just the ability to navigate. It gives you 9 other functions that will be useful for outdoor survival. It features a thermometer, hygrometer, mirror, level, magnifying glass, ruler, LED light, whistle and flint fire starter. Also, included are two button cell batteries. The flint and magnifying glass are useful to fire building, while the mirror, light and whistle can be used for emergency signalling. This compass is compact, lightweight and easy to carry with you at all times.
Cerberuso Jaws 9-in-1 Adjustable Wrench Knife
Cerberuso’s wrench knife is more than just a wrench and a knife. It has three changeable screwdrivers, a can opener, bottle opener, LED torch and a 3-inch blade. It’s a reliable tool that made out of high-quality stainless steel to ensure that it’s durable and will last for a long time. This adjustable wrench knife is not only useful for outdoor survival, but also around the house. It’s easy to take on wilderness excursions because it’s lightweight and can easily fit in your pocket.
Horizons TEC NOAA Weather Emergency Radio
Horizons Tec’s emergency radio allows you to be prepared for any weather-related emergency. It gives you access to AM/FM radio, and more importantly NOAA radio broadcasts that will give emergency weather updates while you’re out on wilderness excursions. The radio also serves as an LED flashlight and a charging terminal. To charge you can use the hand crank to wind up the internal alternator or use the USB socket to charge it before bringing it on a trip. Also, included with the radio is a compass, fire starter, whistle and a paracord bracelet that gives you 11 feet of cordage.
CUCCU Magnesium Fire Starter
Cuccu’s magnesium fire starter allows you to strike 5000-12000 times to effectively start fires. It’s made with magnesium and ferrocerium ferro for the rod flint. The spiral pattern design ensures that you have a good friction grip that won’t slide easily. To start a fire, all you have to do is scrap some magnesium onto a bit of tinder and strike the rod until sparks hit the magnesium and cause it to ignite. What sets Cuccu’s fire starter apart from others is that it also includes a compass and steel striker that can serve as a ruler or bottle opener, as well.
UCO Stormproof Match Kit
UCO’s stormproof match kit includes 25 wind and waterproof matches, three strikers, and a waterproof case that can store 40 matches at a time. The waterproof case is made with durable ABS plastic that floats if accidentally dropped in the water. The matches are 2.75 inches in length to ensure that you won’t accidentally burn your fingertips. They’re easy to light and can burn for up to 15 seconds. The beauty with waterproof matches is that they can still be relit after being submerged in water.
Every year, more and more survival gadgets are being invented. It’s always fun to check out new and innovative gear that can potentially save your life in wilderness situations. However, when it comes to finding the best survival gadgets, remember that they should be the most useful for things such as starting fires, cutting, navigation, emergency signalling and for first aid.