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Growing Fish and Plants for Food Preparedness – Free Ebook Launch

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Vegetable gardening is an essential prepping activity, but most of us don’t want to live on beans as our main source of protein in the event of a food shortage. Enter aquaponics – the marriage of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water and without soil) together in one integrated system. The fish waste provides organic food for the growing plants and the plants naturally filter the water in which the fish

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HOW TO QUIT SMOKING BEFORE SHTF

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Alright, as a Survivalist you probably don’t need me to tell you that your health is paramount to your mission. There are more than 45 million smokers in the United States today and I’m going to try to help you become one less statistic….

Kicking the habit can seem like an impossible task, almost like climbing Mount Everest in nothing but swimming gear. But today I am going to give you

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…..On learning new tricks

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I have been to many many schools, training seminars, and hands on courses during my lifetime. I believe all of this and my endless self study and reading has made me more than a modern Renaissance man. I usually have the answer when no one else does or at least the skill in critical thinking to work it out if for some reason I don’t know it.

This doesn’t mean

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COOL VIDEO!!! Burris Eliminator on a .22 LR

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The Burris Eliminator is one of the highest tech optics available – not cheap either. This video shows one mounted on a tricked out Ruger 10/22. Cool stuff!

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Reviews: Emberlit titanium, Deadwood stove, ultra-mini propane, and Coleman two burner dual fuel

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These stoves/cookers run the gamut of brand new (the Emberlit) to ages old (the coleman) which I have used for decades, although my storage stove one is new.

The old Coleman helped me through 14 days of no water or power after a Florida Hurricane ripped through. I set it up on the catwalk of my condo and fed myself and adjacent neighbors for those two weeks. I also used

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Very little time left…….

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Warm up those keyboards folks! The current ModernSurvivalOnline Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest ends on May 15th. Have a guest post you want to enter? Send in to emergencycd(at)gmail.com.

Some great prizes are lined up – this is looking to be the biggest ever!!

 

Prize List

First Place will receive:

Inergy has donated their “Lion” Ultralight, Portable Lithium Power System including a 20 watt semi-flexible solar panel and two

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Guide to drone designs…..

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Special thanks to Kenny over at Knuckledraggin My Life Away for publishing this and WesternRifleShooters.com for sharing it.

The use of drone technology within the borders of the United States is becoming more and more concerning. In my own opinion the there is a serious privacy issue being raised in addition to the disconnect between the person on the trigger end of an armed drone and the human life in the video monitor. Real

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The Preparedness Review #4 is now available…..free download!

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I recently received notice that the Fourth installment of The Preparedness Review is now available for download.

TPR4 is a collection of 17 articles and 1 Bug Out template in a small 3.45mb downloadable PDF. Articles are written by a variety bloggers and cover such topics as Coffee, Mylar, Wound Infections, Being Frugal, Urban Hunting….and much more.

To get your own copy of this latest release visit http://www.thepreparednessreview.com/tpr4-spring-2014-release/.

Oh by the way

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INCH BAG

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We have all heard of “BOB” bug out bag, “GHB” get home bag, “GOOD” get out of dodge bag, and about a dozen”other” types of bag. Each member of my family has a “INCH” bag, (I’m Never Coming Home).

Why an INCH bag, when I live in a rural area, on top of a mountain with a good water source? Our bug out location is our home, family members from other states will be

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NEW BestPreparednessDeals.com Facebook page

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Hello all –

Check out the new BestPreparednessDeals.com official Facebook page.

I post a variety of news items and special deals that are not published anywhere else. I would really appreciate it if you are a Facebook user if you would “Like” us and “Share” to spread the word.

Thanks!

Rourke

 

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Why Choose An Authorized Home Generator Dealer

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There are a lot of places you can go to buy a new home generator — big box retailers, Internet wholesalers, even your Uncle Jeb who swears his works “just fine.” But for such a big investment, which option is best?

Well, truth is that none of those are where you’d want to look in order to buy your home generator. Instead, by purchasing your generator from an authorized home generator

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Who am I?

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Please allow me to introduce myself,

My father was born as a subject to the King of England. He survived the Battle of Britain and watched daily as bombers flew over his home on their way to drop bombs. Early in the war by the Nazi’s bombing London and then later, when the Allies bombed Germany. After the war my father’s parents moved their family to the United States of America. In America

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Initial Evaluation: New Frontier LW-15 Polymer AR Lower

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Several weeks ago I received a New Frontier LW-15 polymer lower for testing – and to build another AR. I know many may scoff at the use of polymer in an AR lower – much the same way traditionalists rolled their eyes at this new plastic gun that came out years ago – called a “Glock”. That plastic gun turned out to be OK. I was originally attracted to the New Frontier due to their

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The “Almost” EMP Proof Vehicle

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There is a lot of hype and talk about what type of critical emergency we will face in the future with a check list or “to do” list for everyone. Included is the possibility of an EMP, not only from our countries enemies but also from a super solar flair from our sun. It is my understanding that at that time the electrical grid in the US will go down and stay down, cell

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CHEAP SURVIVAL GARDEN

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I live in a suburban neighborhood that doesn’t allow chickens or rabbits, but I decided that I wanted a homestead survival garden at least to grow some of my own food. I don’t plan on becoming a total vegetarian, but want to provide some plant protein and vitamins for my family during a grid-down situation.

I read all the books on small gardens and asked my local feed stores for help

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Share your thoughts, ideas, and knowledge

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Warm up those keyboards folks! The current ModernSurvivalOnline Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest started March 15th and continues through May 15th. Have a guest post you want to enter? Send in to emergencycd(at)gmail.com.

Some great prizes are lined up – this is looking to be the biggest ever!!

 

Prize List

First Place will receive:

Inergy has donated their “Lion” Ultralight, Portable Lithium Power System including a 20 watt semi-flexible

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Review: Armasight SPARK (CORE) night vision monocular

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Right up front let me say that night vision, since its inception, has probably been the greatest force multiplier ever developed for the common fighting man. It is almost cheating, it gives such and advantage to those so equipped, either in defense on a perimeter or out actively patrolling.

Any level of night vision capability is going to give you a great advantage at night over those who do not

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….On protecting yourself

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No, not guns, knives or slingshots. Your second skin. If you have gained a few years and are well beyond that young, dumb and immortal era…and now just dumb, here are a few items to consider protecting your hide. GOGGLES: There are some great deals on Mil surplus goggles as well as civilian sport goggles out there. If the lead, concrete and wood chips are flying you are going to want to protect

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REMINDER: NEW ModernSurvivalOnline Facebook Page

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I have recently launched the NEW ModernSurvivalOnline Facebook page. If you are not a Facebook user – no problem. If you are please visit the page HERE and Like and Share the page, and let me know what you think.

I am excited with this new way to interact with like-minded folks. Using the MSO Facebook as a portal, visitors can see recent important news, preparedness information from around the internet, participate in giveaways,

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4 Foot Gardening Guide……worth the money

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Hello all –

Like me you have probably come across one of those “video advertisements” that try to scare the crap out of you and then sell you something. The vast majority of times I click out of these types of ads and move on to something else. Recently I came across one of these ads on small area gardening and watched it all the way through – and for $7 bucks I

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….On grid down laundry

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This is the first of a series of gear reviews that I will be leisurely doing. Due to the nature of our 16 person retreat, I have collected a lot of really cool useful gear. I will share my experiences and opinion of them here, as well as the price and a source if I can remember it. D.

One of the many skills that will be necessary during a prolonged

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VIDEO: Watch This Incredible Long-Range Rifle Shot From Nearly 1.5 Miles Away

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The Panhandle Rancher speaks……Prepping and praying and pass the bullets please

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Essentials of Prepping: Prepping and praying and pass the bullets please

POLITICS, AND HOPE

Politics, a word made dirty by too many of our elected officials, by desperate office holders seeking to do anything, make any promise, make any compromise, in order ‘keep their jobs’ and get re-elected.

Like our ‘progressive’ income tax where each pays ‘his fair share,’ government has the reward system backwards. I would limit every elected position

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Three years, thousands of rounds, and lots of fun – the S&W M&P15-22 Carbine

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Three years ago I bought my Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 and have enjoyed it ever since. In fact -I am planning to buy another. This semi-automatic, magazine fed, AR-clone has served me well. I have found it to be accurate and extremely reliable.

When thinking back to the many times I have shot the M&P15-22 the first thing that comes to mind is accuracy. I have never mounted an optic so the original

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