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40 Post-Apocalyptic Survival Items

Useful Powerless Tools Inspired by the NBC Revolution TV Series

— September 20, 2012 — Unique
In J.J. Abrams Revolution TV series, a global blackout leaves the entire world without power and plunges humanity back into the dark ages. Although the show is complete science-fiction, the same thing could potentially happen in real life. For instance, if an event like a super-massive solar flare were to occur, orbiting satellites and electronic devices on earth could be severely disrupted for an indefinite period of time.

To properly prepare for something like what is depicted on the NBC Revolution series, you will need to be equipped with gear that never requires, batteries, charging, or electricity -- essentially, a powerless survival kit.

First of all, you're going to need water; the Katadyn Pocket Water Filter is a portable canteen that removes harmful impurities for questionable water sources. Secondly, you're going to need food; the Tactical Sammich has a two year unrefrigerated shelf life and comes in tasty pepperoni and BBQ flavors. Thirdly, you're going to need shelter; the wearable tent is a protective poncho that quickly converts to a tent when you need some protection from the elements. Finally, you're going to need protection from the roaming bands of scavengers and marauders out to pillage helpless survivors; the Gerber Gator Machete Pro is the perfect weapon to have at your side because, not only does it look intimidating as hell, it's also a great tool for hacking up fire wood.

With tools like these in your possession you're sure thrive in just about any environment that's devoid of power. You might even wind up as the leader of a ragtag group of misfits and embark on a series of harrowing and life-changing adventures -- straight out of the imagination of J.J Abrams.
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Retro Hand-Powered Cutters
Retro Hand-Powered Cutters
The Sabercut Saw Cuts Both Ways to Ensure Efficiency
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Apocalypse-Proof Sandwiches
Apocalypse-Proof Sandwiches
The Tactical Sammich Has a Two-Year Shelf Life
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High-Class Binoculars
High-Class Binoculars
Catch the View Luxuriously with the Expensive Brunton ICON
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Euro Militant Kitchenware
Euro Militant Kitchenware
The Germany Military Surplus Utensil Set Lets You Eat Like a Roughneck
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Miniature Canned Forests
Miniature Canned Forests
The Bonsai ‘Tree in a Can' Product Conceals Petite Plantlife
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Emergency Blanket Bags
Emergency Blanket Bags
Silver Space Totes
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Rawhide Wilderness Footwear
Rawhide Wilderness Footwear
'A Bathing Ape' Mountain Soldier Boots Helps Gear up for Cold Weather
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Serrated Military Diggers
Serrated Military Diggers
The Gerber E-Tool Folding Shovel is Built for Tough Grounds
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Post-Apocalyptic Surf Fashion
Post-Apocalyptic Surf Fashion
The Year Zero Collection Brings a Vintage Edge to Dystopian Wear
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Sardine Can Survival Kit
Sardine Can Survival Kit
25 Tin-Packed Items to Save Your Life
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Badass Wilderness Blades
Badass Wilderness Blades
Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife Assists in Desperate Situations
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Hybrid Wilderness Weaponry
Hybrid Wilderness Weaponry
The Pack-Rifle is the Ideal Hunting Tool for the Outdoors
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Portable Water Purifiers
Portable Water Purifiers
The Katadyn Pocket Water Filter Removes Harmful Properties
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Courtside Wilderness Boots
Courtside Wilderness Boots
Nike LeBron 2011 Holiday Footwear Offers New Looks from the NBA Player
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Miniature Haversack Stitching Sets
Miniature Haversack Stitching Sets
This Survival Sewing Kit Resembles the Backpack of a Boy Scout
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Switchblade Table Utensils
Switchblade Table Utensils
Hobo Eat Kit Packs the Essential Eating Tools in One Spot
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Pack What You Need
Pack What You Need
The QuikShell Bag
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Extreme Survival Kits (UPDATE)
Extreme Survival Kits (UPDATE)
The Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Kit is Ready for Anything
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Badass Survival Knives
Badass Survival Knives
Bear Grylls Ultimate Multitool Takes Care of Business in Dire Situations
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Avant-Garde Apocalyptic Lookbook
Avant-Garde Apocalyptic Lookbook
The Maximilian Messler Metropolis Catalog is Futuristic Eccentric
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Compact Camouflaged Guns
Compact Camouflaged Guns
The Henry U.S. Survival Ar-7 Rifle is Easy to Carry And Use
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Magnetic Wilderness Blades
Magnetic Wilderness Blades
SL1 Knife is the Essential Survival Gear for Adventurers
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Swiss Army Silverware
Swiss Army Silverware
This Cutlery Set Has a Drawer's Worth of Utensils to Fit Inside Your Pocket
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Badass Pump-Action Shotguns
Badass Pump-Action Shotguns
Creek Stewart Creates the Ultimate Survival Tool
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Compact Apocalypse Bundles
Compact Apocalypse Bundles
The 'Just In Case' Survival Kit Will Help You Handle the End of Days
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Self-Warming Hiking Gear
Self-Warming Hiking Gear
Columbia Mobex Winter Omni-Heat Backpack Prevents Hydration Freeze-up
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Survival Garden Weaponry
Survival Garden Weaponry
The Crovel Extreme Shovel Was Built for More than Just the Backyard
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Road Warrior Bikini Fashion
Road Warrior Bikini Fashion
Wilfredo Alexander Channels Mad Max for His Wilhelmina FW 2010 Shoot
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Pricey Apocalypse Kits
Pricey Apocalypse Kits
The ‘Z.E.R.O’ Zombie Kit Will Save You For The Price of $24,00
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Undead Defense Hackers (UPDATE)
Undead Defense Hackers (UPDATE)
Gerber Apocalypse Gear Gets You Ready for the Zombie Invasion
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Post-Apocalyptic Menswear
Post-Apocalyptic Menswear
Julius Fall Winter 2010 Channels Cormac McCarthy
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Emergency Equipped Knapsacks
Emergency Equipped Knapsacks
The Mountain Rescue Splint Pack is Made for Remote Victim Recoveries
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Hybrid Kayak Shelters
Hybrid Kayak Shelters
Kahuna Adventure Tent Kayak Makes Camping Sleek
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Undead Military Blades
Undead Military Blades
Ka-Bar Zombie Killer Knives Prepares You to Kick Ass in the Apocalypse
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Protective Poncho Shelters
Protective Poncho Shelters
Wearable Tent Provides Quick Refuge in Emergency Situations
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Zombie Melee Hackers
Zombie Melee Hackers
Battle the Undead with the Badass Louisville Decapitron
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Motorcycle Camping Shelters
Motorcycle Camping Shelters
Redverz Tenere Expedition Tent Shields the Vehicle from Rain
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Tent Labyrinths
Tent Labyrinths
The Gigwam by Dustin Toland Makes Community Camping Cozy
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Compact Multiuse Survival Gear
Compact Multiuse Survival Gear
Sol Survival Kit Prepares You for the Worst
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