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22 Uses for Tactical Operator’s Bag

I usually find it quite difficult to find more than two uses out of most military surplus equipment. Designed to fulfill a specific need, gas masks and weapons gear top my list of favorite collectables. However, neither really are useful beyond its single purpose. Once and awhile, though a product comes along that is so versatile, I can’t pass it up—such as the tactical operator’s case. I’ve come up with 22 different uses. What about you?

Cheaper Than Dirt! Quick Camping Tip

Camping & Survival

Quick Camping Tip: Five Essential Survival Items

Even during the most luxurious camping trip can have tragic consequences; bad weather, accidents, bears and getting lost are quite probable during even the shortest of trips. You may think you are fully prepared, but what will happen if bears rip up your tent while you are out hiking or raccoons ransack your food? Pack along these five essential life savers to put your mind at ease.

Picture shows a black entrenching tool with a pick and saw blade next to it.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

30 Days of Preparing for Severe Winter Weather Day 17: The Best Entrenching Tools for Winter

Entrenching tools or e-tools are an invaluable item to keep in your car during winter. These spade-like tools are good for moving dirt and snow and for loosening up hard earth. Originally designed for soldiers to dig their own trenches and foxholes and for use as a close quarter, back-up weapon, entrenching tools are distinguishable due to its spade and pickaxe combo appearance. Though not as effective as a full-sized shovel, especially for moving snow, an entrenching tool will still help out in a pinch.