Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Gear

Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Kit

Ultimate Survival Technologies Deluxe Survival Kit

The folks over at Ultimate Survival Technologies make some of the best survival gear that I have ever seen. They put a lot of thought and detail into each one of their products. The Deluxe Survival Tool Kit is a small collection of some of their finest stuff. Every one of the items in the kit will work under the harshest environments and will function for a long time. Ultimate Survival Technologies makes very good survival gear.

Let me start off by saying that even though this kit is excellent, it is not in any way a complete survival kit. This kit is best used as a supplemental kit to your car kit or your bug out bag.

Ultimate Survival Technologies Makes Great Survival Gear

The survival kit comes with a way to start a fire, two ways to signal, and a saw to cut limbs for shelter and fuel.

Here is am excellent video highlighting the UST Deluxe Survival Kit


Deluxe survival tool kit by Ultimate Survival Technologies

Ultimate Survival Technologies Survival Kit

The fire-starter is the notable BlastMatch, which operates with one hand and is waterproof. It is designed to be easily used with gloves on. The BlastMatch isn’t a Magnesium fire starter, it uses a Ferrocerium rod instead which will last for many thousands of strikes…much longer than Magnesium. The rod is spring loaded and rotates when used to even out the wear on the rod. It has a Tungsten carbide striker that like the rod should last for many thousands of strikes.

The kit also comes with two WetFire Tinder Cubes. WetFire is an odorless, wax-like, non-toxic fire tinder that will burn even when wet. To use the WetFire, simply scrape off some flakes from the cube with your knife and ignite with your BlastMatch. The WetFire burns at 1300 degrees and a cube will burn for about 10 minutes. The cubes are so water resistant that they will even burn while floating on water.

The signaling mirror is the 2” X 3” Starflash. It is made of unbreakable 100% Lexan polycarbonate and is about 90% as reflective as a glass mirror. The mirror floats in water and casts a reflection bright enough to be seen 100 miles on the ocean. To use it you look through the aiming circle that is in the center of the mirror and turn it until the holographic image of the sun in the form of a fireball is on the target. As long as that fireball is on your target, they should be able to see a reflection from the mirror.

Another option when signaling is to use a whistle to create a loud audible noise. The JetScream Whistle that is provided in the kit is loud; at 122 db it can be heard over almost anything and it’s almost as loud as a jet taking off. The JetScream was designed without a pea in it so that it won’t jam during cold weather. It is flat and can easily be worn on a lanyard around your neck or stored inside your pants pocket.

The last item of survival gear that comes in this Deluxe Survival Tool Kit is the Saber Cut Saw. The Saber Cut is a hand operated chain saw that uses a real chain saw blade. The teeth of the saw are designed to work in both directions and can be sharpened with a regular chain saw sharpener. The saw is attached to 2 hand-loops that are large enough to accommodate gloved hands. The Saber Cut works better than and is much more durable than standard wire saws.

Ultimate Survival Technologies Deluxe Survival Tool Kit comes in a watertight (it floats), HardCache carrying case that is virtually indestructible. It has very little wasted space and measures only 6 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ x 1 5/8″ with a weight of 1.07 lb.

Whether you create your own survival kits or just need some excellent tools to add to your current survival gear setup, this kit by Ultimate Survival Technologies is an excellent choice. The quality of the workmanship is first rate and the tools are all thought out very well.

  1. Lisa B.
    Lisa B.12-15-2011

    This is an amazing kit! I have never believed that survival show where Bear Gryllis starts a fire quickly with whatever he can find, especially in wet conditions. Fire for cooking and staying warm is an absolute must and the items in this kit can be a lifesaver. My husband is an outdoorsman and an avid fisherman and I often wondered if anything happened how he or his buddies could signal for help. The special mirror is really a great idea, it can work from the top of hills or wherever you might be stranded, not just on the water. This is going to be my husband’s Christmas gift!

    • James Sorick
      James Sorick12-17-2011

      If he is an outdoorsman he will love the gift. All of these tools by Ultimate Survival Technologies are excellent quality.

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