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Built myself a charging station……

October 31, 2011 Rourke 7

I don’t know about you but I have a lot of rechargeable devices. From battery chargers to rechargeable flashlights – there are lots of cables and plugs to keep up with. As part of my preps, I decided to […]

This week’s assignment: Dryer Lint

October 25, 2011 Rourke 18

Yup. Dryer lint. If you are not aware – dryer lint is an excellent tinder to start fires. Most all households have dryers with lint screens. People every day clean off the lint screen and throw away […]

Do you have an Emergency Fund?

October 23, 2011 Rourke 12

I am not the most financially sound person in the world. One thing I do know – is just when things seem to be going well something unexpected always seems to happen where money is suddenly needed. […]

The ultimate survivalist……

October 21, 2011 Rourke 6

We humans like to think of ourselves as the epitome of evolution – the supreme being on the face of the planet. We have conquered and inhabited the four corners of this planet and have […]

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Guest Post: The Wyzyrd wonders……

October 20, 2011 Rourke 1

by Wyzyrd This is COMPLETELY a theoretical concept. I have NOT tried it myself. Just food for thought. Think about it and come up with new ideas. Let me know if I have my head wedged. […]

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Occupy Wall Street?

October 19, 2011 Rourke 16

I am struggling a bit with this whole Occupy Wall Street thing. When I first heard about it…. it kinda made some sense. After all – I do believe that corporations have way too much […]

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Walking through the woods…….

October 18, 2011 Rourke 2

This past weekend took the family to a local park – a rather large park. It is actually more of a nature preserve really. Anyways – walked and walked and walked – great time. Loving […]

Write a letter…….speak your mind.

October 18, 2011 Rourke 7

If you are dissatisfied with your government – tell them. Send an email, write a letter, make a phone call. Will it make a difference? Maybe not. It’s worth a shot. To contact your Congressman in […]

Work is super busy, but………..

October 17, 2011 Rourke 4

As headlines bring forth mixed news on the economy and my concerns grow – the company I work for is unbelievably busy. Over the past few months I have been pulled in two different directions as I […]

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The Panhandle Rancher speaks…..

October 16, 2011 Rourke 9

Rourke,   Please show me where in the Constitution that makes the US Government responsible for jobs or job growth. Can you do so anywhere in any of the founding documents? The purpose of this […]

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Project 10/22 Tactical…..Part 3

October 14, 2011 Rourke 7

My new Ruger 10/22 Tactical Trainer In this Part #3 and last post of the build – my newest version of the Ruger 10/22 is complete. My goal with this project was to put together […]

Homemade bread – cheap!!!

October 12, 2011 Rourke 13

Bread – I love it. Any diet that says “Sorry – no bread, no way, no how!” isn’t going to have me following it. After the fan turns a variety shades of brown I suspect […]

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Building the Budget ‘Burban Batmobile

October 9, 2011 Rourke 7

by Wyzyrd Yes, it’s a silly title. If I had called it “A 72-Hour+ Kit for your vehicle“, or something similar, you might have just said “another one of those…” and ignored it, completely. No chainguns, […]

Couple additions to the stockpile……

October 6, 2011 Rourke 7

Lawrence over at SurvivingTheDayAfter (yahoo group) has been on me about trying out some bowie knives from Kennesaw Cutlery. I decided to go ahead and purchase the Timber Rattler Jungle Fury you see in the […]