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Preparedness baby steps…….

August 17, 2015 Rourke 5

Visiting some websites you can get the feeling that if you do not live on a huge farm, off-grid , 3 years of food storage, massive garden, farm animals, and military platoon ready for action […]

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Top 10 Survival Items for a Survival Kit

August 6, 2015 Rourke 18

This is a popular topic among survival & preparedness forums all over the ‘net. The list of items and different ways of ranking them are probably endless. There are a huge variety of factors that could go […]

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Priorities of preparedness…..

August 4, 2015 Rourke 9

I recently left a comment on someone’s FaceBook wall concerning preparedness – and left a list of “Steps to Preparedness”. Here is what I put:   Food & Water Shelter Medical Supplies Firearms Shortly thereafter a […]

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Bartering after TSHTF

July 3, 2015 Rourke 26

In the event that there is some type of cataclysmic situation that reduces society and the economy back to the stone ages (or close to it) – bartering will become a common method of commerce. […]

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Book Review: BUG OUT by Scott Williams

July 1, 2015 Rourke 1

Scott Williams book BUG OUT – The Complete Guide for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It’s Too Late has been on my nightstand for quite some time. A review is long over due.  Bugging out is not […]

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Left-handed or Right?

June 22, 2015 Rourke 7

I am left handed for most things that I do. Just recently I began doing common everyday tasks using my right hand – and was amazed at how difficult some things were. Tonight when I […]

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Getting Started with Survival Preparations

May 12, 2015 Rourke 8

There are many people that are just now looking into “survival”. Many of these new “preppers” have become interested due to severe economic situations in this country as well as uncertainty throughout the World. Many people are having their […]

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Survival Book Review: The Survival Template

January 24, 2012 Rourke 2

     Browsing through different products on Amazon I came across The Survival Template and after reading the description I decided to order it.  Written by John Heatherly, the book takes a very methodical and […]

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Guest Post: From Guns To Gardens

May 2, 2011 Rourke 10

by Stephen H. I never really thought about preparedness. Yes, we had some extra batteries, candles and a few cans of food relegated to an often looked over pantry area. That was about the extent […]

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10 Things You Can Do Right Now……….

April 2, 2011 Rourke 5

In these troubling times of uncertainty – many people are seeing signs of things coming to a head. With the massive violence and turmoil going on in the Middle East to the terrible and ever dangerous situation […]

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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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Alternative power planned

February 26, 2011 Rourke 2

I have a big interest in alternative power – specifically solar. I have a limited emergency power system now -not good for much more than powering just a few things for a limited time. I […]