SHTF Mystery Survival Gear Monthly Subscription Box

  4.7 ( 94 reviews)

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Part #:00 SHTFSUB
  • New cache of survival gear delivered to your house each month
  • Automatically delivered, no need to login and re-authorize payment
  • Guaranteed value of more than $19.99
  • Cancel or renew at anytime day or night through MyAccount page
  • Great way to build a bug-out bag with amazing gear!
  • *Shipping is not included


You want survival and prepper gear but don't want to have to constantly scour our catalog looking for the best stuff? Sign up for our SHTF Mystery Gear monthly subscription for only $19.99 per month. You'll be delivered a new cache of survival gear to your door guaranteed to retail for more than the $19.99 price of the subscription. Each month you'll be conveniently mailed another box with no work searching through the internet for the best survival gear ever again! And if you ever decide you don't want the most awesome deal in survival gear ever, you can cancel at anytime in your MyAccount page.

Customer Reviews Average Rating: 4.73 out of 5

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The monthly survival box is a good value Reviewed by Michael Esposito on May 08, 2019   5 out of 5

The monthly survival box is a good value, providing necessary essentials for your bug out bag. Enjoying my subscription.

?? Reviewed by Pepe Navarro on May 05, 2019   5 out of 5

First box and I was not disappointed, cant wait to see what next months box will bring.

Elite SHTF mystery box. Reviewed by Ernest Plemmons on Apr 29, 2019   5 out of 5

I ordered the Elite SHTF mystery box. I am very pleased with the results. Also ordered a 19.95 mystery bug out bag, and paid for overnight shipping. They both ended up coming on the same day. The overnight shipping came overnight as promised, but it arrived same day as the Elite. Overall I am very pleased with both packages. Good essential items came with both. I will continue to subscribe to the Elite SHTF mystery box.

Happily surprised Reviewed by on Apr 20, 2019   5 out of 5

Just received my first box and loved it. I checked the prices of the items I received with other online and offline stores and the savings were even more than SHTF had quoted. I am recommending this site to all of my survivalists buddies and I'm considering upgrading.

SHTF box Reviewed by Duane Abbott on Mar 25, 2019   5 out of 5

Awesome products! Love getting a new box every month. Can't wait to see what I get next month!

Good Deal and Fun Reviewed by Kathleen Moran on Mar 13, 2019   5 out of 5

My family and I have been getting the mystery box for over 6 months now and we enjoy getting a new one each month It has become a family event when the box comes, as everyone crowds around to see what we got this month in the box. We enjoy being surprised by the items we get and so far everything we have gotten has been useful to us in one way or another and the items are of good quality and I feel getting the box is worth the money. We decided just to try the box at first and see if we liked it and..... YES WE DO do and will continue to get this every month.

shtf box Reviewed by on Mar 13, 2019   5 out of 5

For $20. + a little shipping you can't beat the SHTF box. I feel I get my monies worth and more from every box. I love opening a box of camping, hiking, and survival gear every month. There's always something just right.

Good basic value Reviewed by Richard Oakley on Mar 13, 2019   5 out of 5

I have been receiving this for several months now and I have yet to be disappointed in what has arrived. I do unboxing reviews on YouTube (Vroom Box) and the SHTF Primary box always gets good reviews.

SHTF subscription box Reviewed by Wilbert Evans on Mar 13, 2019   5 out of 5

I love this subscription box. Well worth the price. features a good knife each month. Plus very cool products.. I look forward to getting box each month. I would recommend this subscription to anyone..

Nice variety Reviewed by on Mar 08, 2019   5 out of 5

The box always seems to have a decent blade. It also has a variety of things for survival I am planning to test out in the near future. I always look forward to seeing what it contains every month!

Super gift Reviewed by Lisa McQueeney on Mar 08, 2019   5 out of 5

I gave this to my son for Christmas and he loves to get his box every month. He spreads it out and takes a picture for me. It is well worth it for the money. He has gotten a knife every month, and they aren’t cheap tiny things. So glad I chose this for him.

SHTF Monthly subscription box Reviewed by on Mar 04, 2019   5 out of 5

So far I have received 2 boxes. Overall I am pleased with most of the items I have received. This is a good economical subscription for those that can’t really afford high end name brand products but want useful items. I am looking forward for my March box to see what goodies I get.

Interesting Reviewed by Meredith Davidson on Feb 24, 2019   5 out of 5

It is very interesting to find out what is in the box. It is good quality. Well worth 20 bucks.

One of the best Reviewed by WILLIAM DAULTON on Feb 11, 2019   5 out of 5

I love getting this every month. Some things aren't the best but most of the items you can use for bugging out or camp supplies it's like Christmas every month you never know what's in side and I haven't got any repeat items well worth the $$$ spent

Awesome Reviewed by Kent Stephens on Feb 11, 2019   5 out of 5

Each box has been great. Obviously, depending what you are looking for, some are better than others. But, each one has been well worth it and I so look forward to it each month. If I can afford it I will be on for many more months!

Suprising Reviewed by Kenyatta Kennedy on Feb 05, 2019   5 out of 5

The things that come in the box have been eye catching to many of my friends

larry Reviewed by on Feb 05, 2019   5 out of 5

Well worth the cost. Every month has at least a couple items I really like, and every now and then something great shows up, like a hand crossbow or solar charger. Of course, there are a few duds, like a bullet shape ice cube tray, but they are few and far between. My only complaint is getting a folding knife every single month. I've got a different knife for every month of the year.

Great Value Reviewed by Thomas Taylor on Jan 28, 2019   5 out of 5

Wow! Can`t wait for next box!

Awesome Reviewed by Brandon Humbert on Jan 15, 2019   5 out of 5

I absolutely love this. Its random in what you get but a lot of times its things you wouldn't think of. I look forward to this every month.

Grandson loves it Reviewed by on Jan 15, 2019   5 out of 5

Me and my Grandson look forward to getting the box every month something new really love the knifes and other stuff in the box it is well worth the price

Reviewed by Steven Hemingway on Jan 14, 2019   5 out of 5

First off I'm not big on buying mystery boxes. In my experience they are usually crap the site can't sell. This box was purchased for me by my wife and I was surprised. The box came with two really good knives, a sweet cap, a quality monocular, a really bright flashlight, and a useless little multi tool. I would recommend this box to anyone and I'm looking forward to the next month's box.

My fiancee LOVES it!! Reviewed by on Jan 12, 2019   5 out of 5

I feel that it's worth every penny. Quality products. My fiancee looks forward to receiving them every month. I'm thinking about upgrading!

Worth It Reviewed by Aaron Gill on Jan 09, 2019   5 out of 5

I am satisfied to the point that I order 2 boxes every month. Oct, Nov, and Dec boxes were definitely worth every penny. I also love the child on christmas morning feeling when I see the SHTF taped boxes. Keep em coming!

Reviewed by on Jan 09, 2019   5 out of 5

I got this for my son for Christmas. He loved it and looks forward to the next box! Didnt have to spend alot of money to get cool stuff!

Awesome Reviewed by on Jan 07, 2019   5 out of 5

Never know what your gonna get have been doing it for months now

I love this stuff Reviewed by Ronald Murdock on Jan 04, 2019   5 out of 5

Sure, every crate has bad ass stuff in it. Usually 2 or 3 knives and a bag of some kind. Mostly high quality stuff!

Fun Item Reviewed by on Jan 04, 2019   5 out of 5

I really love this. Every box has been excellent. My entire family looks forward to te arrival of each box.

Love IT ! Reviewed by Wade Little on Jan 04, 2019   5 out of 5

I really enjoy the monthly $20 box . My wife calls it my happy box because i am always in a good mood and smiling when I open it ! its like a little present I give myself . GREAT VALUE FOR VERY LITTLE MONEY !

JPSchuler Reviewed by on Dec 17, 2018   5 out of 5

The was filled with very fine items.

Very Satisfied Reviewed by on Aug 24, 2018   5 out of 5

For a low 20 dollars a month, you get very cool, very useful items. Every box has something new in it every time. No disappointments. Best 20 dollars you will ever spend.

One of the best so far Reviewed by on Aug 23, 2018   5 out of 5

I got my son and my daughter each a subscription for Christmas. Now, every month, it's the gift keeps on giving! This past month was probably the best box ever. The pistol cross bow and watch were a big hit!

Love it Reviewed by Christopher Mathes on Jul 19, 2018   5 out of 5

the quality of the products were better than I expected. It was like Christmas morning.

So far, very good Reviewed by on May 18, 2018   5 out of 5

I have enjoyed the boxes so far. There is a lot of useful equipment in the box. How about some lighting. Flashlights, emergency lights, lanterns, etc. I have not been getting the boxes for very long but how about more first aid supplies, also. I will continue getting the boxes every month.

Like it Reviewed by Donald Gardner on Mar 23, 2018   5 out of 5

I've been getting this shtf for few months now I look forward to getting this box every month. I don't see myself dropping this monthly box anytime soon.

I love it Reviewed by Angela Gaughan on Mar 20, 2018   5 out of 5

I check everyday after that your package has shipped. Always something great inside.

Shift Box Reviewed by on Feb 17, 2018   5 out of 5

Really good subscription just wish they had a theme for each month and would love to get a life water straw in the pro box

great value Reviewed by on Jan 01, 2018   5 out of 5

Just got my first bag 1 item alone was worth the price of the subscription. I can hardly wait to see what comes next.

Reviewed by Seetal Rhoades on Dec 18, 2017   4 out of 5

So we just got our 1st box today. Bought it as a gift for my husband. When I saw what was listed in the November box, i was a bit indifferent, but thought the contents for the December box looked awesome, and thought he'd really love it! I was looking forward to receiving it, because I'd purchased the box in December, and figured thats the box we'd get... the November box showed up....... So my rating is more so based on that disappointment, but

Great Value Reviewed by Jody Bessert on Nov 26, 2017   5 out of 5

I just got my first SHTF box today. The value in the box was way more than what I paid for it. Cant beat it for the price!!

Pretty Good Deal Reviewed by Jody Bessert on Nov 07, 2017   5 out of 5

Really cant go wrong for $20...especially if you use a promo code and get 10-20% off or free shipping!!

The best servival box Reviewed by on Nov 03, 2017   5 out of 5

I just got my first box and it was awsome had some extras which was sweet cant wait till next month hope nxt month has a axe

Awesome Stuff!!! (Is what they should call this) Reviewed by Patrick Wojciechowski on Oct 25, 2017   5 out of 5

I just picked up my stuff from the Post Office today, after waiting a few days fighting a flu. Let me tell you, this "Awesome Stuff" that I just added to my Survival kit is without a Shadow of a Doubt, Truly "Awesome Stuff." It gives me a taste of possible items that I could need and use in any last ditch or normal situation and the pocket knife was a little more than what I expected, but that's Great!!! All the stuff is good and has been good so far since I joined this club, I am not one bit disappointed!!!

Gear Reviewed by timothy brooks on Aug 22, 2017   5 out of 5

I would like to say that I really enjoy getting stuff every month and it's all helping to make my gear bags for me and wifey. Was wondering if you could add some signal mirrors to the mix. Keep sending cool stuff and I'll keep using.

Reviewed by Jetedia kaetterhenry on Jul 28, 2017   5 out of 5

OK first off I really enjoy getting this every month. What can I say it makes me happy. I do question how many pocket knives one person needs but the make great gifts. I have been getting it for 6 months and I have been able to build up my b.o.b with some good stuff that I can't find local. Keep up the good work.

Awesome money I ever spent Reviewed by on Jul 24, 2017   5 out of 5

The mystery cache is awesome, l get so excited when I open my box it like Christmas. It like they read my mind, I put everything to use and what I don't need I test my kids and they win it as prize. They also get excited and learn as will.

Reviewed by Larry Page on Jul 20, 2017   5 out of 5

Got my second box yesterday and again, very pleased. Keep up the great work.

Reviewed by Larry Page on Jun 23, 2017   5 out of 5

Got my first box yesterday. Love it, I can use every thing in it. Great stuff for a bug out bag. Looking forward to next month.

Why The Hell Not? Reviewed by BRYAN WYRICH on Jun 22, 2017   5 out of 5

I signed up for this 2 months ago (05/17). I have recived 2 boxes so far and I got to say Im more than impressed. Is this all top of the line gear? No, but its all good gear that has a purpose. I like how they go with a theme for the most part every month. I am impressed with how much gear they actually give you for just $20. I'm always looking for cool gear to add to my families bug out bags. They hit the nail on the head here. I will be a customer to this as long as they keep doing it. If your considering it, give it a shot. I see on my account that you can cancel it at any time, so why the hell not?

Pfc ward Reviewed by on Jun 22, 2017   5 out of 5

I just received my first box and I was very impressed I can't wait for my next box

JW Reviewed by on Jun 21, 2017   5 out of 5

just received June SHTF box and it is the best one so far. have been getting them for 6 months now and although all are worth price, some have a few useless give a-ways in each box. This box is 100 % satisfying. will continued to get them

SHTF box Reviewed by carter stransky on Jun 04, 2017   5 out of 5

Got my first one commando knife alone worth the price. Always wanted a frog spear.

Very pleased! Reviewed by on May 26, 2017   5 out of 5

Awesome box. Awesome stuff. I used the hatchet i got almost immediately after i opened my first box.

Missing listed items Reviewed by George Withers on Apr 15, 2017   3 out of 5

These are a good item to get each month but this month I was missing the striker and fire starter that was listed to be included in the march package......

Great Deal Reviewed by ricardo cervantes on Apr 13, 2017   5 out of 5

My guess from a business stand point is these are left over items or items they get in small quantities that are not worth listing so they came up with a way to sell them with out listing them. Great idea and value for the customer. 1st box was a wool blend blanket, car hammer, 12 pack of fire starters and a low end folding knife. More than worth the $20 I paid and the hammer is something I may not buy but will add to my vehicle. I may up grade put the $20 a month I wont miss and the fun of the surprise is nice. It is fun to not know what I am getting. It also let me have small gifts on hand, like the folder since I do not plan to us it, since I have a few but I can gift it to someone.

Great Box Reviewed by Donald Rutter on Apr 07, 2017   5 out of 5

Got my first one today (4/7/2017 ) really good deal was very happy . Surprised by what I got was good stuff and way over what I paid . Can't wait to see next one . 100% satisfied .

Great value Reviewed by on Mar 18, 2017   5 out of 5

The blanket alone was worth 20 bucks! Its fun to see what you get each month. This my 3rd box and haven't been disappointed yet. Sure you get some stuff you can't use but many of the things I'm getting are going into our bug out bag.

Reviewed by Charley Maynard on Mar 07, 2017   5 out of 5

This is the second box I have received and I love it. Everything I have tested has been great, however, I was unable to test the knife because I somehow managed to drop it in a pond while I was fishing

Another big win Reviewed by Robert Blakely on Feb 24, 2017   5 out of 5

February box was great. Knife with belt sheath and hatchet were great and super sharp right out of the box. Wise food pack was also a welcome surprise. The key-chain was just a bonus.

Great Buy Reviewed by on Feb 22, 2017   4 out of 5

Great buy I highly suggest this I've been subscribed since November everything I got was great. There are some things I find useless but other than that its a bargain. I just wish they had a sheath in the January box to go with the machete because its just hard to store. Also the Febuary box was well worth the money with a knife and the mini hatchet.

Great second box Reviewed by Don Livengood on Feb 20, 2017   5 out of 5

Recieved a hunting knife and sheath, a mini ax, a seed pack, a survival food 2 pack, glow stick, and a nice screwdriver keyring. Well worth the money.

Surprised Reviewed by on Feb 19, 2017   5 out of 5

I hoped it would be a fun little box with at least something useful. I was pleasantly surprised to get all useable stuff. Of course, the quality of the knife and mini axe in my first box are not the best but very useable and for the money actually fantastic. I will continue to subscribe as this seems the best deal going. Two thumbs up.

Good Reviewed by Spencer Camden on Feb 09, 2017   5 out of 5

Shipping makes it 40 bucks but whatever I like it but knowing now that pro and elite is out I am sure the 19 dollar ones gonna be crap. Still like it though.

Not bad Reviewed by Matthew Wilson on Jan 27, 2017   4 out of 5

Only the first month but useful gear. I do think a machete should have a sheath or at least a blade guard. Will see what next month brings passing too harsh a judgment.

The post man may not survive Reviewed by on Jan 24, 2017   3 out of 5

The box came with a machete cut THROUGH the box ??! It's all about survival IF your can make it past the unboxing.

Maybe Reviewed by on Jan 24, 2017   1 out of 5

First month first box. Well was excited till I opened it . But will wait on another to compare we will see. Great idea but products lacking my enthusiasm . Machete was good idea but I like to have a sheath so no accidentally cutting myself. So you read reviews great concept need better items.

Great!! Reviewed by on Jan 23, 2017   5 out of 5

i have been getting this for 2 months and i think it is very much worth the 20$ I hope they stay worth it!

Reviewed by Bobby Letson on Jan 21, 2017   5 out of 5

started in december got the slingshot not karambit and january box kinda dissapointing think will give 1 more month to be fair if not satasified I will cancel

A great deal Reviewed by Pierre Grengs on Jan 07, 2017   5 out of 5

I received $60 worth of stuff in the last box I ordered.

Very satisfied. Reviewed by barry lehman` on Jan 06, 2017   5 out of 5

A new member and i just got my first box yesterday. It was more than i had expected. I can easily put to use, everything that came in the box.A great value for those on a tight budget.

Disappointed Reviewed by John Haddox on Dec 29, 2016   2 out of 5

Well I ordered my first box and just received it today I was very excited and well I opened the box and I received a karambit, fishing kit, face wipes, and survival poncho. The karambit is what I am disappointed with granted it's a $20 box I figured they would give you items you can rely on and well you can't rely on that knife. Biggest issue is that it's not a full tang which was surprising seeing they have at bottom a hole to put your pinky you can bend that handle in half and it will form right back really wish they would have had a real full tang. Seeing the knife has no practical use I don't think the box was worth the $20 but I will be trying one more month. The rest of the items are great, little fishing kit, poncho stay warm and dry or make a shelter, and face wipes well you can clean yourself would be good for camping, well I hope this review helps someone out I would say don't knock it till you try it.

2 months in.... Reviewed by on Dec 22, 2016   4 out of 5

Started in November, was pleased with the contents of the box but was even more pleased with Decembers box. 2 man survival tent, face wipes, emergency fishing kit and a nice large karambit. $19/mo is totally worth the items I've received so far and the monthly surprise is kinda cool too. I'm a happy customer so far!

Nice karambit Reviewed by Nolan Nestler on Dec 19, 2016   5 out of 5

Just received the December box and was pleased with the karambit that came with it, very nice quality. It also came with face wipe, which i don't know what I'll use them for, an emergency fishing kit, pretty neat, and something that seems like a poncho but I really don't know. Not the best but certainly worth the price

8th box Reviewed by on Dec 11, 2016   5 out of 5

Not too impressed with novembers box. Items seem to be getting cheaper grade. And other items are starting to repeat themselves every couple of months. Ill see what decembers box holds but it may be my last

we'll see Reviewed by on Dec 10, 2016   5 out of 5

Well,received the December box.My first box,while I am not blown away or completely is well worth the $20 to see what comes next month.There were a couple thingamajigs that may come in handy that I probably would not have purchased on my own.It's cool ,they slipped right into the bug out bag.I do think that the Slingshot was a cool item .Like I said,I am not blown away but I am not disappointed either.

Got my first box!!! Reviewed by Daniel Moore on Dec 05, 2016   5 out of 5

I got the November box and I am super impressed with the contents. Everything inside the package is useful and I am really looking forward to the December shipment. Keep up the great work!!!

A home run this month Reviewed by Robert Blakely on Nov 19, 2016   5 out of 5

Great collection of items! Survival knife and slingshot alone make the deal worthwhile. Other items were great and a bonus. Well done!

VERY PLEASED Reviewed by on Nov 10, 2016   5 out of 5

Got my first package and I was pleased with it. Good useful items. Already recommended to friends. Anxiously waiting for number two.

It was ok Reviewed by Randall Bean on Oct 28, 2016   4 out of 5

This was my first box. I wasn't overly impressed with everything I received. I did like the knife. The little first aid kit is ok, The contents I will take out and leave inside my house. The carrier has more potential. The flashlight is alright. I didn't care to much for the learn and live cards. I am not discouraged though. I like the idea of it being a mystery box and not knowing what your going to get. Brings back childhood memories of Christmas. Sometimes you'll get something you want and sometimes you won't.

Good Reviewed by Anthony Fischer on Oct 25, 2016   5 out of 5

Good not great but good. The edible plant guide and camp civilware from last month was pretty cool the seed packet was a tad disappointing for my first box bit itherwise satisfied the knife alone to me was worth it for thid months and the little how to medic cards were a real treat the band aids in the travel case were neat and i keep em on me for hey never know but otherwise that wasnt great the case is pretty nice tho you can put all kinds if things in there heck even spare glasses. That bandage case i definitely like

Descent Month Reviewed by on Oct 24, 2016   4 out of 5

I Expect a little more maybe I liked the gas mask a few months back and the knife this month. but seeing the pictures of the first two months June and July i quess i expect the same maybe of every month. its worth it in some cases.

Just canceled.this Reviewed by Christopher Bechard on Oct 22, 2016   2 out of 5

Thought it might be worth it, but I could get these by themselves for $32. So all I saved was $5. There are other boxes out there for $20-50 with items double the price you pay for them. Will only use three out of the four items. Will be giving away the fourth. It seems to be getting worse by the month. Love the knife though! Best item since I subscribed.

ok month Reviewed by charlie taggart on Oct 21, 2016   3 out of 5

this was lil better then last month,but still didnt wow me.knife was ok,the live n learn cards i liked.but the cheap carabiner bandaid kit and flash light disapointed.i will try one more month.

?? %worth it !!! Reviewed by Jose Rodriguez on Oct 08, 2016   5 out of 5

Wow this is my first month with this promotion and I love it it just came in today it came with a M48 camping Axe retail $29.99 a folding camping stove a 5 in 1 survival tool and a black legion multi wrap ,, this was definitely satisfied !!! Can't wait for next month

Well Worth the Money Reviewed by William Campbell on Sep 28, 2016   5 out of 5

I signed up for this a few months ago and I have to say I haven't been disappointed once. Always something a little different that I can use, and always worth a lot more than if I went out and bought all this stuff myself. Can't wait for next month's box to show up!

Very much a mystery Reviewed by Christopher Bechard on Sep 21, 2016   4 out of 5

Paid $20 for what is worth $32 if you paid full price on all the items. Included an Edible wild plants guide which i was going to get later on anyway. A nice surprise A Barter seed pack worth $20 barter/trade. Whatever that means when all value cast doubts. A Timber Wolf camp tool; for what it is, it will werk in a pinch. The spork is not made well. A foldable trowel. Worth $20 for the plant guide and seed pack, the rest is a sad bonus. A little disappointed it didn't include a knife... hopefully next time. I will try it once more, if it results like this month's, I will no doubt discontinue.

Reviewed by Jason Robison on Sep 07, 2016   3 out of 5

Just received my first mystery package in the mail. The mystery items included an edible wild plant folding pocket guide, mini folding trowel, barter seed pack, and a camp tool. Price came out to 32 dollars.

I'm satisfied... Reviewed by troy donatto on Sep 03, 2016   5 out of 5

Received my box today, the gas mask, wire saw, 5 mode led headlamp, trauma shears, and compass. All handy gear to have. I'm happy Ordered at the end of august, I'm ready for September's box already.

Two Thumbs Up Reviewed by michael blucher on Aug 09, 2016   5 out of 5

It was a nice surprise to receive a 2 pack trauma shears, a czech m10m gas mask, a cheap trail blazer compass, a coghlans survival horn and a m48 survival saw. Hope the next one will be a usefull.

great deal Reviewed by Thomas Richardson on Jul 23, 2016   5 out of 5

I used to do mystery bags like this when i was a kid from the good ol' Johnson Smith catalog...was always a mixed bag of some good stuff and some junk lol This first bag was a great deal , mine had an M48 Camp Hawk(which sells for more then this bundle!) a folding wax stove , a waterproof notebook and tactical multi-wrap... All in all definitely worth way more then what I paid and everything has a use I can put in others bags .

Good value Reviewed by James jorgensen on Jul 20, 2016   5 out of 5

I was bit hesitant but I'm always a sucker for the mystery items. My first box did not disappoint. It came with 4 items, 3 of which I find useful. The retail value of the items is about $48 dollars, so I'm well pleased. Can't wait to see what next month's will have.

Nice deal Reviewed by Alberto Aguirre Jr on Jul 20, 2016   5 out of 5

Well I was expecting the pictured package with the knife and 5-in-1 tool, but I guess that was last month's. I got this month's package with the axe. After canceling my lootcrate, I found myself searching for another subscription service. I liked batlbox, but their intro is more expensive or at least same price, but mostly contains junky trinkets. The best one is in the 100s. This is a great deal for the items received and a great way to try items I might not normally have picked up on my own.

Worth it Reviewed by Gary Rinier on Jul 16, 2016   5 out of 5

Just received my second mystery package. The contents: M48 camp Hawk (UC3118), Black Legion multi-wrap (BV360), Trailblazer folding stove (CK118), and M48 waterproof notebook (BK2168). All items came to $47.95 less shipping. I missed out on one of the many free/reduced shipping deals so I paid $27 for the box, it was worth it considering the difference. The waterproof notebook, wrap and stove will be nice to throw into a bug out bag. The stove includes 8 fuel tablets, I haven't tried them but I'll probably just stash them away, I make my own fuel that burns hotter and longer than what you generally find in any camping store. The prize of course is the small axe, it's a scaled down version of the tomahawk. The head has a decent weight on it, I know they show it can be thrown easily but I see the handle breaking. I'll probably just put it into a bug out bag as well and use it as a small hatchet. Again these mystery packages are keeping my interest and I will be recommending it.

Better than expected. Reviewed by Gary Rinier on Jun 20, 2016   5 out of 5

I just received my first monthly order of gear. The contents included the M48 tactical commando knife, bullet fire starter, M48 Ranger click counter and 5 in 1 multi-purpose tool. All together the contents came to $32.94 - the knife was originally $20 but priced dropped to $10 so it would've been over double in value for the entire box originally. It was packaged in a plain cardboard box, I was glad for that, keeps my privacy from my neighbors. I haven't used any of the items since I literally just got the box about 10 minutes ago but I've read what reviews were available. The knife alone was worth what I paid. The click counter is not something I will bother with now, I'm in Florida and I'm not leaving the 72 degree air conditioning to go practice with this. As for the other items, somewhat novelty but I'll get my use out of it. For now this is keeping my interest so I will continue to get the monthly package. Wouldn't mind seeing some slightly more useful but inexpensive items like a Lifestraw or other water purification products, I won't complain about more knives to play with either though. Thank you.

Mystery? Reviewed by on Jun 19, 2016   5 out of 5

I purchaced the SHTF monthly subscription mystery box and recieved exactly whats in the picture above. No mystery there but well worth the cost. Cant wait to see what comes next month.