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Recent preps……

April 28, 2013 Rourke 30

My weeks are usually busier than a one-arm paper hanger, this week has been no different. Ammunition seems to becoming a little more available – at least .223 and 5.56. In the past week or […]

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Fashion for the apocalypse

April 25, 2013 Rourke 9

 Fashion for the Apocalypse by AniOre   Ah ha ~ those that know me, will say, ‘oh that’s so her’, because in my previous, lah de dah lifestyle, I was all about fashion ~ and […]

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One Woman’s Perspective on an EDC

April 23, 2013 Rourke 15

My husband is thrilled – after several false-starts, I finally have an EDC that he and I agree is practical and useful. Before you laugh, let me explain.  In three years I’ve had four Hubby-attempts […]

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The Most Important Question is – WHAT

April 22, 2013 Rourke 3

 The Most Important Question is – WHAT  by Harry   Many survival and planning articles are written with a fine attention to detail; whether concerning a particular issue such as long term food storage or […]

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New or Refurbished Body Armor

April 22, 2013 Rourke 1

New or Refurbished Body Armor   When it comes down to protective clothing you will need to know as much information as possible. When choosing the right body armor you need to know exactly what […]

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Q&A with Rourke…..Part One

April 21, 2013 Rourke 1

I get asked questions now and then via email, comments, as well as when I meet people in person. Figured I would throw share some of these with everyone and make a post out of […]

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The Surefire 60-round AR Magazine

April 18, 2013 Rourke 10

Although it appears that AR-type firearms as well as magazines seem to be in much better supply than just a couple months ago, magazine such as the Surefire 60 60-rd capacity remain in very high […]

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Improvise to Survive & Thrive

April 16, 2013 Rourke 2

Improvise to Survive & Thrive by M. Bowie        Have you ever used a butter-knife in place of a screwdriver? Have you ever used a wet piece of tissue in place of a band-aid or used […]

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20 Uses for Borax

April 15, 2013 Rourke 2

20 Uses for Borax was submitted by Matthew from   Sometimes I’m shocked at how expensive typical household cleaners have become. Recently my wife and I decided to do some spring cleaning. We went to […]

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Freeze Dried vs. Dehydrated: Quality Matters

April 14, 2013 Rourke 2

Freeze Dried vs. Dehydrated: Quality Matters Freeze-dried foods are often compared to and confused with dehydrated foods. Both are useful for emergency food storage, hunting, biking, hiking and camping trips. But, the way they’re processed […]

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5 Easy Ways to Start Your Food Storage

April 13, 2013 Rourke 0

5 Easy Ways to Start Your Food Storage The amount of man-made occurrences and natural disasters continues to climb. It’s during these times that electricity, gas and water supplies aren’t functioning. There are also emergency […]

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Why prepare?

April 11, 2013 Rourke 8

Man. What a question! Why prepare? Well, let’s take a look at what could be an endless list: unemployment disability inflation/hyperinflation house fire car accident car breakdown divorce alien invasion earthquake tornado hurricane winter storm […]

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Have you standardized your calibers?

April 10, 2013 Rourke 31

Standardizing calibers is often a popular topic at various preparedness and firearm forums all over the ‘net. The belief is by limiting the number of calibers that your firearms are chambered as well as possibly having common […]