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Guest Post: What you should take into account before buying a hunting knife?

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Currently there are tons of different hunting knives on the market. In this post we are going to talk about few things you should take into account before making a purchase.

#1: Do you want a folding or fixed blade?

Both folding and he fixed blade has its pros and cons.

Let’s start with the folding blade:

Advantages: The folding blade is compact and easy to carry around. Some brands actually

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Current State of the Government

YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

 

This weeks video is essentially political in nature – leave no doubt about it. I believe it points out the truth to what has happened

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How to make injectable Lidocaine HCL

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The following post was previously published here on MSO – it can be seen in its original format HERE.

 

by RalphP

Almost every other prepper / survivalist that I’ve met shares a similar “hope for the best, but prepare for the worst” philosophy about life. If this pretty much describes you too, than you’ve probably considered a SHTF situation where, with no access to doctors or dentists, you might be forced to perform some

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Time for a change….

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Over the past few months I have been going through somewhat of a personal transformation. No – I don’t turn green when I get angry. Rather I am finding that my perspective on things and how I deal with them has changed. Maybe I have run out of patience. Maybe my confidence level has reached a level only challenged by Mount Everest. I have grown tired of compromise. I am tired of “being nice” to

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Ebola as Biological Weapon?

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From Rourke: This post was originally published over at DoomandBloom.net. It can be seen in its original format HERE.

With Ebola in the news, there are some that have pointed out the possibility that some nations may attempt to weaponize the virus. This is a concern that deserves discussion, so let’s talk about something that few consider a likely cause of a collapse scenario: biological warfare.

Biological warfare is

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Do you need Potable Water stored?

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I was speaking to a person I recently met while shopping at an outdoor equipment store. During our conversation the topic turned to storing food and water at home in case of an emergency. This person I was speaking with made the following statement. “I can maybe understand storing some type of food for a few days at home, but why in the world would ever need to store water? We are on our

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New books from Prepper Press

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Hey all – ModernSurvivalOnline sponsor and supporter Prepper Press has just released a few new books. All are available in paperback as well as electronic format.

 

The first – Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon – is something I have never seen before.

PrepperPress.com summary:

The word ‘prepper’ seems to have burst onto the scene within the last 10 years, and has increasingly become associated with “fringe” extremists. They have been labeled

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FYI – Survival Download Database

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Just want to give everyone a heads up. Over the coming few weeks I will be removing the Survival Download Database from this site and moving it elsewhere. It has grown so large with so many links – it really needs to be on a server by itself.

So – if there are some items you want to download do it soon. Once the files have been moved I will update everyone to its new

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ISIS is here…..

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I find the majority of people I talk to about ISIS in Iraq and their relentless mission to slaughter Christians and others whenever possible, well….they simply don’t care. It is disappointing and disheartening and really goes to show how far we have fallen. I do understand though peoples hard feelings with our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan but we cannot go back in time and change anything. We have to deal with the here and

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Lessons of Ferguson

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The recent news media have been covering the anarchy in Ferguson, MO due to a Police officer shooting and killing an eighteen year old male suspect named Michael Brown. There have been numerous conflicting stories regarding the shooting, since I was not there to witness it myself, I will not attempt to pass judgment on anyone involved. There is however several facts I know to be true. The first fact is a young African-American

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Check out BestPreparednessDeals.com

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I have an announcement……and an invitation.

Just a reminder about a sister site to ModernSurvivalOnline…..BestPreparednessDeals.com.

Like many preppers I have been trying to stock up on various supplies over the past few years. Prior to each purchase I would do a substantial amount of research to get the absolute best price possible. After all – I am on a budget like many others and try to stretch my dollars as far as

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Off-Grid lighting idea….cheap!

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Visiting my local Wal-Mart to check on the ammo selection I found a display of solar landscaping lights on clearance for .72 cents each. These are the very cheap models usually selling for $1.00. I bought 10 of them.

I believe these small 1 lumen solar lights could be useful in a power outage. I am going to make a small wooden stand with holes in it to store the lights. This stand would allow

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National Weather Service Huntsville, Alabama Part 2

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From Rourke: The following post was previously published on ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE. Everything that follows is 100% true.

by BePrepared, see Part 1 here

I’m guessing around this time EMA declared this tornado scene an MCI (Mass Casualty Incident). This is akin to the scene in the movie “The Professional” where Gary Oldman’s character turns to the cop next to him and says,

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“The magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has been vastly underestimated”

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The magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, which has killed more than 1,000 people, has been vastly underestimated and will require “extraordinary measures, on a massive scale” if it is to be contained, the World Health Organisation has warned.

The admission came as Médecins sans Frontières (MSF), the medical charity, said the disease was spreading “faster than we can respond to”, and accused the WHO of being too slow to react.

The outbreak,

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National Weather Service Huntsville, Alabama Part 1

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From Rourke: The following post was previously published on ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE. Everything that follows is 100% true.

by BePrepared

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 708 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR… EASTERN DEKALB COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 709 AM CDT…NATIONAL

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Flesh eating bacteria – is there a ‘silver bullet’ ?

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[From Rourke: The following article was previously published here on ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE. ]

by Brenda Nicholson

Have you thought about how you will take care of yourself or your family if you can’t get to a doctor ?? Even with doctors available why do people lose limbs and lives because of the “flesh eating bacteria” There are answers and

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“The Minuteman” News arrives at ModernSurvivalOnline

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“The Minuteman” news is now available here on ModernSurvivalOnline 24/7. The Minuteman is a custom news source made specifically for the readers of ModernSurvivalOnline. It is available here within the pages of MSO (HERE) or as a stand alone website – available HERE.

I created The Minuteman to provide a “one stop shop” for getting news – as well as provide a service to all of you – MSO readers. News categories include HEADLINES, World,

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Remove Pharaoh – Return to Wisdom

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The following post was originally published over at the excellent jamesrobison.net. If you are distrurbed by Christianity – move on and do not read this. If you believe in God or not sure – please read the following article and be prepared to be enlightened. – Rourke

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5 Must-Haves for Long-Term Wilderness Survival

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So it’s the end of the world as we know it, and you must pack up all you own and flee into the wilderness to escape the shambling hoards of slavering undead and roaming bands of raiders—or, maybe you are just going on an extended camping trip. Either way, you aren’t alone in your desire to get away. The Outdoor Foundation reports that about 38 million Americans traveled more than 200 miles to spend time

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Guest Post: The Necessary 72 Hour Kit

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From Rourke: The following post was previously published here on ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE.

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I have been into emergency preparedness for more than 14 years. It all started when a family member asked if we wanted her friend’s #10

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REMINDER: Seeds of the Month Club special discount

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The folks over at “Mike the Gardner” are offering ModernSurvivalOnline readers 25% off their Seeds of the Month Club.

Promo code MODERNSURVIVAL25

Joining the Seeds of the Month Club – you will receive seeds every month of the year year round and also 25% off vegetable seeds in their online store.

Your Membership Includes ONLY $3.70 PER MONTH! (25% discount not included) 8 packs of seeds your

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Federal Judge Rules 2nd Amendment does not cover AR-15′s and AK-47′s

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Read the full article HERE. A US District Court Judge ruled that Maryland’s restrictive guns laws enacted last year do not violate the states citizens Second Amendment rights.

In summary the Judge stated that “The Act substantially serves the government’s interest in protecting public safety, and it does so without significantly burdening what the Supreme Court has now explained is the core Second Amendment right of ‘law-abiding, responsible citizens to use arms in defense of

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Movie: Goodbye World

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Movie summary: When a mysterious terrorist attack causes chaos in the cities, a group of friends take refuge in their countryside cabin. But the challenges of living in a post-apocalyptic world soon take their toll on relationships within the group.

Goodbye World was not a favorite of professional movie reviewers. In fact it received horrible reviews which is understandable considering the political affiliation of those in Hollywood. Regardless – I really enjoyed this movie.

 

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Pandemic Supplies

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The following article comes courtesy of Dr. Doom and Nurse Bloom. It can be seen in its original form HERE.

The world is full of infectious diseases that have made the news in recent weeks. From the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa to the diseases crossing the U.S. in the recent immigrant crisis, there are all sorts of reasons to be concerned about your family’s safety. The response, however, should not

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