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Snow in Buffalo…..

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Need to be reminded of why preparedness is not something crazy people do but rather common sense and a responsibility? Take a look at these pictures from Buffalo, NY. When a snowfall can be measured in YARDS that is one heck of a storm!

Remember – not everyone was sitting at home when this snow fell. People were stuck at work, in schools, and in their car. Another reminder to be

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Building and Operating a Makeshift Wood Oven

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The following article was originally published back in July of 2011 – it can be seen in its original form HERE. This is another examples of some of the best articles published over the past few years on ModernSurvivalOnline. – – Rourke

 

By Ken B

Introduction

One of the basic needs for any survival situation is a means of cooking food.

 

The most abundant fuel available is wood. There are many ways to

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CampingSurvival.com announces special sale…..

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Most of us take more time to plan our vacation than to plan for the survival of our family or friends during an emergency. We wait too long or for Black Friday or Cyber Monday hoping to get the best deal. This year we are presenting……

 

Camping Survival Weekend!

 

Starting today – Friday November 21st

You now have the chance to get ahead

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“Firearms Week” coming to ModernSurvivalOnline.com

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Stay tuned!! Coming soon is a full week of rifles, pistols, carbines – everything and anything related to firearms for 7 days straight right here on ModernSurvivalOnline.

If you are a gun nut like me or have a passing interest in firearms I am sure there will be something for you. Firearm reviews, commentaries, philosophy, accessories, shooting, defensive training – a variety of topics will be covered(maybe some just for fun).

Hey – if

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7 lessons to learn from the TV show “Jericho”

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“Jericho” was one of my favorite TV shows when it first came on several years ago. It was so popular that when it was cancelled after Season 1 fans made such an uproar that a shortened Season 2 was approved.

If you have never seen Jericho – I highly recommend it. Here is a brief synopsis from Amazon:

JERICHO is a drama about what happens when a nuclear mushroom cloud suddenly appears

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Is Chuck Norris the Ultimate Survivalist?

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This was originally published here….http://modernsurvivalonline.com/is-chuck-norris-the-ultimate-survivalist/.

 

I have been following Chuck Norris’s career since I was a youngster. Whether battling evil ninja’s, radical terrorists, or chemically induced immortal psychopaths – Chuck kicks butt.

Chuck Norris continues to be a legend in the martial arts world. He has attained an almost God-like status due to his being an all-knowing, over-powering super-being. Some doubt his skills and abilities. Some doubt his credentials as a

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got Baofeng?

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HAM radio is one of those mysterious phenomenon that most people ignore because they just don’t understand it. I totally identify with that as I was in that same boat for years. Reality smacked me in the face when my efforts with line-of-sight communications just failed to fulfill my requirements. I am still learning and would barely consider myself knowledgeable. What I do know is I am able to communicate with most every member of

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Feed a family of 4 for 1 year, for less than $300

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Note from Rourke: What follows should be considered a “starting point” or a supplemental addition to other food storage efforts. It was originally published over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com.

 

Feed a family of 4 for 1 year, for less than $300

By MsKYprepper, Editor-At-Large

You are out of excuses!

This plan is THE fastest, cheapest and easiest way to start a food storage program. You are done in a weekend.

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From the Desk of John Rourke – October 30th, 2014

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HAM radio update: I will be taking classes from my local HAM club in December then testing for my licence once the class is over. Looking forward to it so I can actually do some talking on air. My efforts to build a small homemade repeater so as not to rely on the area’s local one are not going so well. I will write up something to describe what I am doing and see if

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Dr. Doom and Nurse Amy at DoomandBloom.net is offering all ModernSurvivalOnline readers a special 10% off promotional code. This special promotion will run for a limited time through November 5th.

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Photo slideshow……Enjoy!

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Hey all –

Every so often I throw together a few pictures I gather from my travels across the Internet. Last time it was all guns – this time a combination of things. Hope you see something you like.

- – – Rourke

 

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Gault on…..Terry Blount’s Prepping for Less

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Rourke: The following is in response to Terry Blount’s article “Prepping for Less”.

 

I’ve been saying it for some time now, all to many should expect and prepare for diminished returns on their investment in the American dream. It’s unfortunate and “WAS” wholly avoidable, but it’s pointless to relive in words what got us here. It appears to me that for a growing number life gets harder, more challenging. We now function in

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Mountain House sale at CampingSurvival.com

Starting today and lasting through November 1st CampingSurvival.com is having an awesome sale on Mountain House foods.

25% off #10 cans and 15% off Mountain House Freeze Dried Food pouches.

If you are looking to solidify some excellent long-term foods that taste excellent and are easy to prepare – this is it.

CampingSurvival.com is a sponsor of this site and would appreciate if you would mention that yu heard about the sale here with any

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Prepping for Less

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by Terry Blount

 

According to the US government most people are dealing with a financial squeeze. Two out of every three citizens are now living from paycheck to paycheck… that means that two out of every three people who read this have limited discretionary income to purchase items that would prepare them for hard times. However, anything you can do now will not be wasted if you can buy the things you will

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Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

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Video’s/Movies

Atlas Shrugged:Part One

Atlas Shrugged: Part Two

AMERICA: Imagine a World Without Her

 

Food Storage

PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter

Dymatize Whey Protein Powder, Vanilla – the best!

Mountain House 72 Hour Emergency Food Kit

 

Articles from around the ‘net

Ebola and the Butterfly Effect

Rightful Liberty and “Standing Up”

The Scout Rifle

What happens to debt and mortgages after an Economic Collapse?

Buying a .22LR These Days

 

 

 

 

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Ebola Information from AlertUSA Threat Journal

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Via the latest issue from ThreatJournal.com:

Infected Nurse Exposes Hundreds In Multiple States Obama to Bring Foreign Ebola Victims to U.S. National Guard and Reserve Activated

 

Between Oct 12-17, 2014, AlertsUSA issued the following related Flash messages to subscriber mobile devices:

10/17 – FLASH: Dallas healthcare worker who cared for US Ebola index patient T. Duncan reportedly ill w Ebola symptoms on cruise ship off coast of Belize. Developing..

10/16

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10% OFF Discount Code at DoomandBloom.net

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Realities of a disaster!

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By “The Coach” – Contributing Editor

 

I thought I was fairly prepared for most disasters. Then Hurricane Katrina struck and I found out I was not as well prepared as I thought. The following article is a couple of the hard lessons that I learned during the days and weeks after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

I live in a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana. However, I worked in the central business district of

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Panhandle Rancher speaks….Rain Water Harvesting

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Our Texas ranch was blessed by the Ogalalla aquifer. Anywhere we drilled to 400 feet, water was found. Windmills and electric pumps provided ample and cheap water.

 

Those of you who read my scribbles know that my family relocated from Texas recently. One of the places we purchased was on a rural water system. This retreat is in an economically challenged area and shortly after closing, the water coop experienced a pump failure.

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Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

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Knives & Tools

Cold Steel GI Tanto

Gerber Suspension Multi-Pliers with Sheath

Mora Companion Outdoor Knife

 

Movies/TV/Documentaries

Contagion DVD

Outbreak DVD

SURVIVORS TV Series Season 1 & 2 DVD

 

Online Video’s

Getting Started in HAM Radio

How to Grow Potatoes – Wranglestar

How to Laser Bore Sight a Rifle

A bit of trouble….

I was away all weekend and arrived back Sunday afternoon. Having problems with Internet access. Due t this limited publishing today.

Stay tuned for tomorrow.

Take care all – Rourke

From the Desk of John Rourke – September 28, 2014

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With the cooler weather approaching I am really hoping to have the family go on a decent camping trip. At a minimum I would like to take the boys out for a “men’s only” outing.

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I am surprised that Tannerite is still legal. This stuff is awesome and so much fun. I plan to do some tests to see how long the stuff will last once mixed if kept dry.

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The Pure Hell At The Heart Of The Ebola Pandemic In Africa Could Soon Be Coming To America

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This post was recently published over at The Economic Collapse- check it out HERE. – – Rourke

 

Did you know that the number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone is approximately doubling every 20 days? People are dropping dead in the streets, large numbers of bodies are being dumped into the rivers, and gravediggers can hardly keep up with the the number of corpses that are being delivered to the cemeteries. As

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