10 Tools for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Posted on:October 25, 2017 11:55 am CDT

Behind the shadows, draped with cobwebs, the ghouls, goblins and ghosts haunt the eerie nights of October. Still, what lurks in the darkness remains a mystery.  

If zombies crawl forward, Klein Tools has you covered.

On top of resources like food and water, you’ll also want to make sure you are equipped with supplies that will help you reach safety. Here’s a look at some Klein Tools products that might come in handy when fighting off the living dead:

  1. TripSaver Multi-Tool (Cat. No. 1016) 

From long-nose pliers and wire cutters to various knife blades and screwdriver bits, this multi-tool is perfect for the survivor on the go. Carrying this in your pocket is a surefire way to keep safe and efficient this apocalypse – no matter who, or what, you come across during your escape!

  1. Jab-Saw (Cat. No. 725)

We’ve heard stories of what this thing can do to a Jack-O-Lantern, so we’ll leave the imagining up to you for the different ways this would be useful with a run-in against the undead.

  1. Curved-Claw Hammer – Heavy Duty (Cat. No. 818-20)

This tool will stand up to any task that needs a hammer or a claw. Durable plastic-alloy jacketing, a high-strength fiberglass that absorbs shock and keeps the hammer head tight even if your aim isn’t exactly perfect … need we say more?

  1. LED Headlamp Flashlight with Strap for Hard Hat (Cat. No. 56220)

During an overnight guard-duty shift at your bunker, you’ll be thankful you have this headlamp to illuminate the surrounding area. Not only will you see any zombies that come nearby, but the light also will disorientate them and make them easier targets. 

  1. Borescope (Cat. No. ET510)

Use the borescope to determine which places are safe and zombie-free by getting a peek into abandoned buildings without putting yourself in danger. It’s great for search and rescue efforts, too.

  1. Journeyman Camouflage Gloves (Cat. No. 40209)

You’ll be using your hands in many different, and new, ways to survive. Keep them safe and comfortable with these camouflage gloves.

  1. Tradesman Pro Shoe Covers (Cat. No. 55487-9)

You never know what you’ll be trekking through – or where you just might not want to leave any distinguishable footprints. Slip on these reusable shoe covers and ensure that nobody can follow your tracks!

  1. Rope (Cat. No. 48502) 

Rope will serve many purposes throughout the apocalypse – zombie traps, nets for catching your next meal, bundling supplies and many other uses – it’s better to be safe than to be sorry.

  1. Free-Fall Snip Stainless Steel (Cat. No. 2100-8) 

Cut through any obstacle with these free-fall snip stainless steel scissors. They will make quick work of the rope, and we’ve heard they’ve saved lives before too!

  1. Tradesman Pro Camo Backpack (Cat. No. 55421BP14CAMO)

Where will you store all of these handy tools? In your Tradesman Pro Camo Backpack of course! Keep your supplies close to you, your hands free for action and stay hidden while journeying off the beaten path.

  1. BONUS ITEM: Limited Edition Klein Portable Weber Grill (Cat. No. 98224)

When the going gets tough, the tough get going … after fighting your way to safety, you and your fellow survivors might be ready for a well-deserved meal. Light up the grill and get cooking BUT only once you are safe. Plus, the smoke will serve as a signal to any rescue teams that might be flying overhead.

There are many other helpful resources that you may want to consider using during a zombie apocalypse, but this list of products from Klein Tools takes you one step closer to safety. What other tools or devices would you want to have with you?