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Guest Post: Emergency Roadside Repairs

August 31, 2011 Rourke 5

You’ve probably already read my review of the Paladin Go Bag and my use of it as an emergency roadside toolkit.  In all honesty, an emergency roadside toolkit is completely worthless, unless you know how […]

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Guest Post: Prep now! Carry Later!

August 29, 2011 Rourke 4

by ANDBBMO The worst part about buying a new gun ………is the cost of all the accessories! It seems that your estimated amount you allot for the purchase of a new firearm doubles or triples […]

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Sharpening Your Edge

August 27, 2011 Rourke 2

by DL Sharp edges are useful, whether on an axe or knife. Knives are a great tool in your home, garden – just about anywhere. It is a 2nd to last resort for self defense, […]

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Water is Life Part 1

August 26, 2011 Rourke 6

“Each trooper will be charged with responsibility for preserving water. Our existence as an operating army depends on these following water saving procedures. Remember, water is life.” Frank Herbert’s Sci-Fi classic Dune showed us a […]

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A few random thoughts…….

August 23, 2011 Rourke 8

A few things that have been on my mind…… Just came back from a trip to my bug out location – my brothers land in Georgia. Walked much of the land and saw tons of […]

This weeks assignment: Toilet Paper

August 23, 2011 Rourke 12

Consider a post-apocalyptic world. Consider the comforts of modern day living are mostly nonexistent. You have stockpiled food, water, medical supplies, etc. You are cooking in your dutch oven and fishing with your ample supply of tackle that you […]

New Project: 10/22 Tactical

August 22, 2011 Rourke 17

The Ruger 10/22 is the rimfire rifle which most all others are compared. Most every like-minded survivalist I know owns one (or more).  I have decided to add another 10/22 to my collection. Why? Why […]

This weeks assignment: Matches

August 19, 2011 Rourke 12

Super cheap but highly valuable – matches. For $10.00 you can buy thousands of them. Many stores actually have books of them for free – giving them away with their logo on them. In a […]

The 1 pound tool kit

August 18, 2011 Rourke 8

I have seen a lot of recommendation lists for BOB and EDC, and I have studied each one, always taking in new ideas and double checking myself.  One thing I have that I haven’t seen […]

Remembering some cool knives……

August 14, 2011 Rourke 1

When my interest first peaked in “survival” I was around 14 years old. This was in the mid-80’s between the release of the movies First Blood and Red Dawn. Survival knives began to gain popularity and […]

Netflix pick: The Postman

August 12, 2011 Rourke 4

My Netflix pick this week is available only in DVD – no streaming. Kevin Costner stars in the apocalyptic action/sci-fi movie – The Postman.  Here is a brief summary from Netflix: In the year 2013, amidst the […]

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Girls and Guns

August 11, 2011 Rourke 13

by Amber Waldroup When it comes to guns, I admit, I let my husband handle them. He knows the ins and outs of each gun, how to take them apart, clean them, and put them […]

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Precious metal math for fun and profit

August 9, 2011 Rourke 7

by Burne51     In the prepper pantheon of Gold, Guns and Grain, precious metals seem to rank second in the amount of discussion and thought given over to them, behind boomsticks.   Whether it’s […]

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Changing the Gun Control Landscape

August 7, 2011 Rourke 5

By Kevin Zent This subject is near and dear to me and I’ll bet also to you. Gun control proponents are everywhere. A person does not have to look very hard to find anti-gun sentiment on […]