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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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Redefining Retirement

August 24, 2011 Rourke 2

As I watch the stock market slowly dive after the downgrade of the U.S. credit rating, I have realized something.  We can survive if the stock market crashes.  We can even still retire if the […]

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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 […]

Quick garden update

August 17, 2011 Rourke 13

Every year I battle grass and weeds in my main garden. Every year I lose. This year after my spring/summer crops went by – I decided to try something different to eliminate or reduce the […]

Paladin Go Bag Toolkit

August 16, 2011 Rourke 3

I was the lucky winner of the Paladin Go Bag during the last ModernSurvivalOnline.com guest post contest.  Rourke asked me if I could do a review of the bag after receiving it.  Upon receiving the […]

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My apologies Gaye…..

August 16, 2011 Rourke 0

I messed up yesterday and put the wrong website link on the Guest Post by fellow blogger Gaye over at BackDoorSurvival.com. Link has been fixed – but for all those that may have tried to […]

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 […]