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Gear Of The Mornin’


Every morning the Tin Hat Ranch digs up some of the coolest prepping related gear on planet Earth.  Most of the gear you will find on this page is owned and tested by the Ranch, some exceptions might be gear we want that have good reviews, or blowout deals.  Check back everyday for awesome gear to get your through SHTF!


Today’s GOTM


41O7ftG7k1LChainmate CM-36SSP 36-Inch Survival Pocket Saw Chain with Pouch.

One of these is a must for every BOB! I could go on and on with what its good for, or you can watch our review here.  54% off at time of posting!!







snap light

Cyalume SnapLight 6″ Industrial Grade Light Sticks

These light sticks are simply great! They last up to 12 hrs depending on the color and are much brighter than most. You get 6 different colors in this 12 pack. We know what you are thinking, “My kids love to play with them, but what are they really good for?”.  They are perfect for Camping, Hiking, Running, Biking, Boating, Parties, Fishing, Hunting, Survival, Roadside Breakdowns, Emergency Preparedness, Power Outages, Safe Evacuation, Traffic Control, Accident Markers, Road Blocks, Medical Triage, Utility Maintenance, Search and Rescue, Promotions, …just to name a few. 40% off at time of posting!!



Our favorite freeze-dried food is on sale. We here at the Ranch simply think that Mountain House tasted the best. The Just In Cast Classic Bucket Assortment contains 12 pouches per bucket: 2 – Beef Stroganoff, 2- Chicken Teriyaki, 2- Beef Stew, 2- Lasagna w/meat, 2- Noodles and Chicken, 2- Granola w/Blueberries.. These are perfect to add to you long term food storage preps, and then use while you are out hiking. They even make a great and easy camping meal!



teton bag

TETON Sports Tracker +5°F Ultralight Sleeping Bag

This is the perfect sleeping bag for those cool or even cold nights. The 87 x 34 x 22 size fits larger frames. The Diamond ripstop shell is water-resistant and won’t tear even if you snag or puncture it. It has an Interior pocket that zips to safely hold electronics or wallet. But our favorite feature is the 3-piece mummy hood. It keeps your head or pillow off the ground and contours face perfectly-keeps out cold air. Perfect if you like sleeping with a cool face and cozy body like us. Comes in 2 color combos and is up to 41% at time of posting!






Vktvktech penech Tactical Pen

We here at the Ranch are firm believers that you have a self defense weapon on you at all times. While we recommend a firearm, there are places where this simply isn’t allowed. This doesn’t mean you should be unarmed. The VKtech Tactical pen is a weapon that wont raise any eye-browse even when its in plain sight. This very comfortable design is made from aluminum for light weight and strength. Best of all its 83% at time of posting!! You can not go wrong for only $5!



KA-BAldkR TDI Law Enforcement Last Ditch Knife.

The Last Ditch Knife is the one weapon you’ll want to have on you when you have nothing else left. This sleek, compact knife, is the size of a credit card and can be concealed just about anywhere. You can easily pin it under a tactical vest strap, hang it around your neck, tuck it in your belt, or carry it in your wallet. This lightweight knife features a drop-point blade shape and a versatile 15-degree blade angle. The flat blade is 1-5/8 inches long and the overall length is 3-5/8 inches. The knife includes a friction sheath to protect the blade and comes with a black cord.


Kindlkindlee, 6″ Glare-Free Touchscreen Display.

The Kindle is $20 off today. Why a Kindle? You can store thousands of books in a compact 6 ounce package, right in your bug out bag should you so choose. IT’S DIFFERENT from other tablets, phones,etc. Why? Because a single charge lasts for WEEKS, not hours or days. Pretty much any of the basic solar chargers can keep it running. Back up your entire paper library for less than eighty bucks with special offers





CRKTEatColumbia River Knife and Tool’s Eatin’ Tool

Who knew you could find a spork/bottle opener/wrench combo tool in fuschia?  The CRTK’s Eatin’ Tool can help you eat balanced meals.  We know this because it has a finger hole on which you could balance a tasty morsel.  Four sizes, six colors, and under six bucks.





Military7 Surplus Swiss Camo Wet Weather Poncho

Since it seams that rain falls everyday across the nation except for the west coast, we thought most of you would be in need of this mornin’s gear. One of the nice features of this Mil-surplus unit is the hood has a drawstring making it easy to keep the weather out! One size fits most. It fits me and I am bigger than most…





Outdoo61c0j-DrSRL._SL1500_r Products 3-Pack Ultimate Dry Sack

This trio of dry bags is perfect to keep the smaller items safe and dry in your Bug out Bag. The listing includes  2, 4, and 8 liter sacks. I use the small one to keep a few extra pairs of socks and underwear dry. There smaller size also make them easy to store  in you kayak or canoe. For just under $10, you can’t go wrong.





Solo Stsolostove1ove Wood Burning Backpacking Stove. 

This could be the perfect backpacking stove and we are not the only ones to think so. It has won multiple gear of the year awards.It uses a gasification chamber to burn cleanly and ultra hot with little smoke. This allows you to  boil water in around 8 minutes from just a few sticks. The solo stove weighs in at only 9 Oz. and comes with a nylon stuff sack for easy storage in your pack.

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