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A stroll in the woods…..

March 19, 2011 Rourke 5

This past Saturday morning a buddy of mine picked me up and we went scouting for turkeys on public Game Management Land. When he picked me up he said that he suggested I bring one […]

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Thoughts on Japan the general public

March 18, 2011 Rourke 4

If you are reading this post – then you likely already understand that bad things do happen. To you, and to me – it’s like – “duh!”. Prepping just makes sense. When we see the […]

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Guest post: BOV Considerations by Burne51

March 17, 2011 Rourke 8

BOV considerations by Burne51 In any bug-out scenario, your vehicle becomes, and remains until further notice, the place where you live, along with everything you own in the world. You may be the best-equipped prepper […]

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BeeWench Blog Seed Contest……..

March 15, 2011 Rourke 1

I love Internet contests and wanted to pass this on to all of you…… BeeWench Farm is giving away a starter package of heirloom seeds. If you win, your package will contain 5 seeds of […]

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The time is now………

March 14, 2011 Rourke 4

Just over the past few years there has been a lot of disasters on this small planet. There have been tsunamis, earthquakes, tornado’s – and more. Nature is always threatening and if you are reading […]

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EMP Weapon developed by North Korea?

March 13, 2011 Rourke 7

Fellow blogger over at ModernSurvivalBlog wrote up a post about the following – An EMP attack is one of the most feared methods of TSHTF for me. Unfortuately – I also believe it is one of […]

Review: Esbitt Pocket Survival Stove

March 12, 2011 Rourke 14

I recently had the opportunity to try out a classic survival item – the pocket stove. Mine came form SurvivalGearBags.com – and is also available from other sources as well. Being able to boil water […]

Interviews from the past…….

March 10, 2011 Rourke 2

Over the past several months since starting this blog -I have had the honor to conduct interviews with some great people involved with survival & preparedness in one way or another. I figured I have […]

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A thought on now…….and the future

March 9, 2011 Rourke 18

Been awhile since we discussed survival thoughts and philosophy. I watch and subscribe to several YouTube Channels – people that I find credible. I correspond with a few of these as well. Many of these […]

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Another conversation with Paul R.

March 8, 2011 Rourke 6

A while back I had lunch with a friend of mine named Paul. We discussed the economy and unemployment. He doesn’t really know my involvement with preparedness and has always seemed to me somewhat of a […]

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A few random thoughts…….

March 7, 2011 Rourke 5

A few things that have been on my mind – I went shooting at a local indoor range recently. I took along my S&W M&P 9mm, Springfield XD-40 Compact, and Project: Ruger 10/22. A couple […]

Guest Post: SteriPEN Review

March 5, 2011 Rourke 2

by C.D.                I received the STERIpen® Sidewinder the other day from Ready Made Resources and I promised Rourke a review very soon, right after I tested it. To be honest I didn’t know a lot […]