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November 30, 2012 Rourke 13

THE UN-THOUGHT OF   The author has collected a small group of like- minded and recently moved from a major metropolis to the country six miles from a small rural agro-city. The retreat has multiple […]

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Threat Matrix

November 29, 2012 Rourke 2

by Jeff M.   As preppers, we all love a good list. There are lists for food storage, lists for BOV prep and lists for weapon and ammunition. We have lists upon lists subdivided into […]

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My e-can (emergency vehicle canister)

November 29, 2012 Rourke 5

by C. Faraday   Everyone should have an emergency kit in their car. I was disappointed with the ready-made, store bought kits offered in the big name stores which typically come in a canvas bag […]

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A Few Thoughts of Bret Gould

November 28, 2012 Rourke 3

Survival Blades What is a survival blade and how does it relate to everyday carry.  I had a guy in a kung fu/fma class ask me what was the best knife to use in a […]

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Give Me a Hand Someone

November 27, 2012 Rourke 2

Give Me a Hand Someone by Bret Gould We talked about layering our weapons.  We talked about the rifle, pistol, tomahawk and knife.  What is the foundation for all of the skills?  Where do we […]

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Caching Today for an Iffy Tomorrow

November 24, 2012 Rourke 5

Caching Today for an Iffy Tomorrow By S.D.               The desire to hide items is inherent in human nature. Buried treasure is the classic example. One of the most historic instances happened thousands of […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!!

November 22, 2012 Rourke 11

  My second favorite holiday of the year – Thanksgiving for me is all about family. Growing up I remember many Thanksgiving’s spent traveling to see Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. Others were spent at home. […]

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Layering your Weapons

November 20, 2012 Rourke 12

By Bret Gould Combat is nothing new.  Unless we factor in a few technological advances, small arms and their uses, have changed little in the 20th century. For example, an ’03 Springfield in 30-06 has […]

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Rifle Reality….

November 17, 2012 Rourke 16

Rifle Reality by Bret Gould   What is rifle reality?  Jeff Cooper knew what it was, our military snipers know what it is as well. It is the concept of bring enough gun.   People, we […]

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Post-SHTF transportation: The Mountain Bike

November 14, 2012 Rourke 18

Do a search for “bug out vehicle” and you’ll find everything from a small economy car to a monster truck suggested. Certainly there are numerous vehicles that can work in different situations. I recently picked […]

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What Level of Prep is Right For You?

November 13, 2012 Rourke 10

What Level of Prep is Right For You? by MsKYprepper   I don’t like bees or chickens.  I puke at the mere thought of learning to suture a bullet wound.  I don’t expect to ever become […]

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The Panhandle Rancher speaks……

November 11, 2012 Rourke 6

The Panhandle Rancher responses to the guest post Reality in Everyday Carry.   -Rourke *****************************    Rourke,   Where is it written one must to draw in 1.5 seconds? If one is really aware, there are few if […]

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Reality in Everyday Carry

November 9, 2012 Rourke 8

Reality in Everyday Carry by Bret Gould   For all of those reading survival blogs, we obviously have our eyes on the upcoming problems on the horizon.  The astute have been forecasting for years that […]

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Alternate Home and Bug Out

November 8, 2012 Rourke 6

Alternate Home and Bug Out by TMM   There has been discussion before on the use of boats for bugging out.  However, I would like to expand on that some.  I also think that boats […]

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Road Survival Guide

November 8, 2012 Rourke 1

Road Survival Guide: Dealing with Hardships on the Road   If you intend to take a long distance drive, say a road trip, you will have to do a lot more planning than you usually […]

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How to Create a Survival Cache

November 3, 2012 Rourke 0

Why would I want to have a cache? Well, pretty much all of my supplies are located within my home. If something should happen and my home was destroyed or I was forced to leave […]