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Gault speaks…..Ramblings from the Homestead

December 31, 2012 Rourke 9

Ramblings- From The Homestead   Light Hearted and  Brutally Honest         As our government continues to bulldoze what’s left of our collective future I believe it’s time, past time really, to at least broach the […]

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Preparedness Deal of the Week: Freeze Dried Chicken

December 30, 2012 Rourke 0

Preparedness Deal of the Week sponsored by BestPreparednessDeals.com.   BestPreparednessDeals.com was created to let preparedness-minded folks know about some crazy good deals around the ‘net. Dollars are tough to come by nowadays – figured we […]

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PREPPER FICTION – Solar Storms 2012 Part One

December 27, 2012 Rourke 3

Solar Storms 2012 by Ted Howe and Shirley Swift Part I                                                                         North Liberty, Iowa – November 1, 2012   “Damn” Frank said forcefully turning the radio off and standing up. “Sounds like those solar flares are […]

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The Prepared Concealed Carrier

December 24, 2012 Rourke 9

The following post was originally published at http://kowulz.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-prepared-concealed-carrier.html#.UM_kIm91GuI. – Rourke The Prepared Concealed Carrier by Rock Cowles First off, as a former police officer, I am a big fan of Concealed Carry. I am concerned at the lack […]

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Equipment Review: Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock

December 23, 2012 Rourke 5

This review was originally published here – https://modernsurvivalonline.com/equipment-review-grand-trunk-ultralight-hammock/.   I am in the process of putting together a new bug out/get home kit. The revision of my kit comes from my recent bout with severe lower […]

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The Panhandle Rancher Speaks……….

December 20, 2012 Rourke 2

From Rourke: Based on my interest in changing my current tactical load carrying system, The Panhandle Rancher offers some words of wisdom…..   Rourke,   Long ago, I learned innovation usually comes from surprising places […]

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Jesse James bugs out……….

December 18, 2012 Rourke 6

BOB Trip For those waiting with bated breath, here it is. It’s not exactly Man v. Wild, but then again I didn’t have any support staff helping me out (last Grylls dig…I promise). I apologize […]

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Prepare for the Unexpected at Home

December 16, 2012 Rourke 3

by L.B. Prepare for the Unexpected at Home As with any other lifestyle, the survivalist lifestyle sometimes goes to extremes. However, look at all of the disasters, both man made and natural, that have happened […]

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Increase Your Emergency Preparedness: Food

December 15, 2012 Rourke 1

by L.B.     Increase Your Emergency Preparedness: Food Today’s world is somewhat uncertain. Economic downturn makes day-to-day living difficult for many, especially in terms of feeding a family. Increasing natural disasters and unpredictable weather […]

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Guns, ammo, and magazines……oh my!

December 13, 2012 Rourke 36

Gun control! It’s all over the news and the Internet. There have been several recent mass shooting which are certainly fueling the fires for those who wish to take away 2nd Amendment rights or at a minimum restrict them […]

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So…..what’s going on?

December 12, 2012 Rourke 21

Over the last week of so I have had some serious “writers block”. Having trouble getting any creative juices flowing (all right – no comments needed on that one!). Figured I would write some on […]

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The Panhandle Rancher speaks……..

December 11, 2012 Rourke 0

Rourke,   For all who use portable water filtration whether from Katadyn or Aquamira, a coffee filter around the intake will greatly extend internal filter life. Extended water filter life is paramount in any survival situation. All […]