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Stuck, a survival story

June 30, 2013 Rourke 3

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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Group attacks by urban youth…..

June 28, 2013 Rourke 15

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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Prepping: It’s a Family Affair

June 28, 2013 Rourke 3

Prepping: It’s a Family Affair by LM   As even the most seasoned prepper will attest to, the hardest part about preparing for when the SHTF is often trying to communicate how important this is […]

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….On Hygiene and Personal safety

June 27, 2013 Rourke 2

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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Review and Giveaway: The Lifestraw

June 26, 2013 Rourke 30

I have numerous methods of making water safe for drinking. One that I had always heard of but had never tried until recently was the LifeStraw. The LifeStraw is an ultra-portable water filter that you […]

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Knife Review: Gerber Warrant

June 25, 2013 Rourke 3

I love knives and like most any survivalist own many. Knives have to be one of the most important and useful preparedness tools in existence.  Ever try cutting rope without  knife? Not easy. Several months […]

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Is preparedness just a “fad”?

June 24, 2013 Rourke 18

The mainstream media is reporting lower unemployment, home sales on the rise – things are getting better. From my perspective – and yours may be different – things ARE getting better. Well, at least for […]

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Gear Review: 5.11 Hard Time Gloves

June 23, 2013 Rourke 5

For the longest ,time I was not one to wear gloves. I hated the loss of touch, dexterity and the sizing of most gloves. Despite being educated, throughout college and law school I worked construction […]

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World War Z…..

June 22, 2013 Rourke 2

Alright guys – I know zombies are fictional (for now). Last night I went and saw World War Z and it was awesome. Suspense, action, lots of shooting and just enough horror to keep you […]

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Coping Without Power

June 22, 2013 Rourke 14

Coping Without Power by JM   Electrical power is something that we all take for granted. So much so that often we don’t even realise the extent to which our lives are impacted by the […]

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Communications deal: Baofeng UV5RA Ham Two Way Radio

June 21, 2013 Rourke 4

I have mentioned these inexpensive 2-meter HAM radio’s before. These radios can obviously transmit on HAM frequencies (with appropriate  licence) – but equally important you can LISTEN.  These units also can receive weather-radio channels, FM stations, […]

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“Marmot Farm” – Humor by Shirley Swift – June 2013

June 20, 2013 Rourke 4

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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Fitness and Survival

June 18, 2013 Rourke 1

The following is another entry into the ModernSurvivalOnline Preparedness Guest Post Contest running through the end of July. Prizes include: First Place winner will receive – The Power Pot V Thermoelecric Generator from Directive21.com, a Deadwood Cook Stove from Deadwood Stove Company, a Paladin Go […]

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Guest Post: ….On Ethics (and fair play)

June 16, 2013 Rourke 11

From Rourke: Please check out my response following this article………   ….On Ethics (and fair play)             Recently one of my posts was the recipient of a comment that appeared to recruit me to guest […]

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SHTF ONE GUN DEFENSE

June 15, 2013 Rourke 10

****This post originally appeared over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original form HERE.   SHTF ONE GUN DEFENSE BY GREG RENTCHLER, Editor at Large thesouthwesttactical.com     I’ve been spending a lot […]