Book Giveaway announcement………

January 31, 2012 Rourke 0

Went to and used the random number generator to produce two numbers between 1 and 103 (the total number of comments/entries). The first number drawn was………#2. The second number drawn was………#58. The second comment […]

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A few random thoughts………….

January 30, 2012 Rourke 2

  A few things that have been going on recently……. Fitness: My continued quest to improve my health and level of physical fitness recently hit a few bumps. Old injuries decided to return and say […]

Avoiding Prepper Burnout…………..

January 27, 2012 Rourke 5

  Ever look at your efforts in preparedness and think to yourself – “Self, is this all just a waste of time?” Ever think about the hours spent reading blogs, visiting preparedness forums, and making […]

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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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Re: Sailing for Survival

January 13, 2012 Rourke 4

Rourke,   I was a blue water sailor in my youth. Back in ’83, a Passport 42 (42’LOA) was my consuming interest. It cost 125,000. When did blue water boats become cheaper? Once out of […]

Sailing for Survival

January 10, 2012 Rourke 11

  One survival option I have considered over the last year is a sailboat. Within the survival community there are two major camps, the bug-out doctrine and the castle doctrine. Needless to say each has […]

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January 9, 2012 Rourke 9

BY:  Concerned Marksman I have seen numerous posts and websites about prepping and survival and even more posts about shooting and some great pictures of firearms.  However one thing I have yet to see is […]

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Critical Survival Commodities

January 8, 2012 Rourke 8

by Guy W. Spotts What are Critical Survival Commodities and how do they effect you?   First there are many thing that are Commodities today that will not be Critical Survival Commodities  like computers, and other  […]

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Vinegar and its many uses

January 7, 2012 Rourke 0

by MC For hundreds of years people have used simple homemade products with multiple uses in mind.  Vinegar is just one of those products.  Whether you are in a survival type situation, preparing for it’s […]

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Letter Re: OPSEC pre SHTF

January 4, 2012 Rourke 2

Rourke:   Re OPSEC pre SHTF   In Texas,County Judges are the cognizant crisis event managers and all have been through several levels of FEMA crisis management training. This training is a pre-condition to their counties […]

Netflix Pick: The Colony……………

January 4, 2012 Rourke 2

It has been a little while since I have posted a “Netflix Pick”. Netflix is an excellent deal in my opinion. For less than $10.00 per month you can access and watch thousands of movies, documentaries, program and more […]

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Off the Grid Survival Commodity

January 3, 2012 Rourke 0

By Guy W. Spotts What follows is a look at the use of electrical power after the End of the World, there will be a number of sources of electrical power.  First off the power […]